This Fuffy Cat Has A Better Life Than All Of Us

Soft kitty, warm kitty, little ball of fur. Very hot photo series by the Vietnamese photographer Lữ Phúc Anh Dũng. Purr-lease… Continue »

Incredible Japanese Statues Made With Dead Bugs

If you don’t like bugs, living or dead, then perhaps you might want to sit this one out. Yoneji Inamura, a resident of Gunma Prefecture, has created some unusual sculptures. This samurai doll was created in 1970. It took ten months to complete and is made from 5,000 preserved insects. Continue »

This Artist With Synesthesia Sees Colors In Music And Paints Your Favorite Songs

David Bowie, “Life on Mars.”

Melissa McCracken grew up with a neurological condition that means she processes songs as colors—a gift that translates into paintings inspired by her favorite musicians.The 26-year-old from Kansas City, Missouri has a rare neurological phenomenon affecting approximately four percent of population that mixes up the brain’s response to certain stimuli as if it had been cross-wired. Synesthesia affects people differently, but McCracken’s form—known as chromesthesia—means she spontaneously and involuntarily sees colors when listening to music. Continue »

Propaganda Pictures Of The Vietnam War From The Enemy Side

1972 – Nam Can forest

Western memories of the Vietnam War are shaped by photographers working with the American and South Vietnamese forces. These images from the North Vietnamese and Viet Cong are less common. These pictures were taken by amateurs and photojournalists working with the Vietnam News Agency, the National Liberation Front and the North Vietnamese Army. They are sensational. Continue »

Train Travels Right Through Hole In 19-Storey Block Of Flats


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A light railway track has been built to go through a hole in a residential 19-storey building in China. The city of Chongqing in the south-east of the country has a population of 49 million packed into 31,000 square miles, causing urban planners to look creatively at solving space issues. A special railway station was built into the block of houses, set into the sixth to eighth floors. Continue »

These Beautiful Photos Of Subway Stations Will Transport You From Your Daily Commute

T-Centralen, Stockholm, Sewden

“Honestly, I’m just really obsessed with looking at photos of metros,” says Montreal-based photographer Chris Forsyth. The photography student at Montreal’s Dawson College has been documenting the unique interiors of the Canadian city’s 68 transit stations, which date to the 1960s, for nearly two years. Continue »

The Groovy Opel Car Calendar Of 1970

Carnaby Street

Opel traces its roots to a sewing machine manufacturer founded by Adam Opel in 1862. The company began manufacturing bicycles in 1886 and produced its first car in 1899. Continue »

These Pairs Of Photographs Get Super Dirty When You Combine Them In Your Head

Prolific French photographer Sacha Goldberger has put together a marvelous series of paired tableaux that serve as erotic meditations on différance, sex, loneliness, and conflict, and they also function as clever puzzles or fractured narrative that it’s up to the viewer to figure out or complete. The series is called Secret Eden, and it gets more NSFW as more information is revealed. Continue »

10 Colorized Historical Photos Of Famous Landmarks Under Construction

THE HOOVER DAM, UNITED STATES c. 1935


BUREAU OF RECLAMATION. COLOR RECONSTRUCTION BY DYNAMICHROME

Jordan Lloyd of Dynamichrome has colorized an incredible series of 130 historical monochrome photos, which were meticulously selected by Retronaut website founder Wolfgang Wild. The collaborative project is entitled, The Paper Time Machine, and the two have launched a crowdfunding campaign to have the project published. Continue »

Twitter User Had Fun Photoshopping Images Of Donald Trump Wearing Really Long Ties

So apparently someone is increasing Trump’s Ties. The recently created Twitter profile @TrumpsTies is taking over Twitter with manipulated images of Trump and his extravagant ties. Continue »

Symphogear Art Designer Thomas Romain Redraws Sons’ Character Designs

Artist Thomas Romain doesn’t just work on anime projects, he also uses his artistic skills to spend quality time with his two sons. Both boys enjoy creating their own fantastical characters, from steampunk doctors to gun-wielding cyborgs. Romain then takes his kids’ character designs and redraws them in what he dubbed “Father and Sons Design Workshop.” Continue »

Bikinis On Record: Album Cover Beach Girls Of The 1960s-1980s

What better method to sell records than to put a young surfer girl on the cover? At least that’s what record companies believed throughout the 1960s and into the 80s. The beach babe was a ubiquitous sight on the shelves of the record stores, especially in the “super hits by various artists” or “easy listening” categories… and implemented mostly by countries other than the US (for whatever reason). Continue »

This Guy Gets A Permanent Eyeglasses Tattoo

Some guy named Matthew decided that it would be a good idea to get a permanent eyeglasses tattoo. Well… He didn’t actually hurt anyone (but himself), so it’s probably ok. Continue »

Yes, This Is Barack Obama Battles The Pink Robots

Regardless of your level of interest in American politics or cultural disconnects, you must recognize the inherent humor of artist Jayson Scott Musson’s social commentary. Whether you love or hate Barack Obama, we should at least be able to agree on how awesome it is that his ‘Magic Tears’ give men more staying power in the sack, no? Continue »

Chinese Company Builds A Bamboo Treehouse Without Nails Or Screws

A Beijing-based architecture firm named Penda has designed a treehouse made from bamboo that doesn’t use any of those things. This design instead requires ropes and rods of bamboo, and nothing more. It was such an impressive and revolutionary concept that it won second place at the 2016 A’Design Awards in the architecture design category. Even if it hadn’t won, it’s certainly impressive! Continue »