14-Year-Old Designer Artfully Pairs Hand-Lettered Words With Striking Images

Judging from his work, you would be surprised to find that designer and entrepreneur Ted Bettridge is just 14 years old. Having been hand-lettering for two years—which means that he started at the ripe old age of 12 — Bettridge also has a precocious talent for pairing his lettering work with found images that seem to go perfectly together. Continue »

Bad Girl Mugshots From Between The 1940s And 1960s

From murderers, thieves and hookers, these are the faces of the many who were captured on camera at the lowest points of their lives. And while many people would say mugshots of the past hold a certain curiosity, one man confesses what started as an initial fascination turned into an obsession. Mark Michaelson has collected more than 10,000 photographs of men and women of all races and ages, taken after their run-ins with the law. Continue »

Finally There’s A Dictionary That Actually Tells The Truth

It’s time for you to throw your old dictionary away because this one’s going to tell you everything that you need to know. Continue »

The Colossal Beauty Of Portland Bridges Captured By David McLaughlin

David McLaughlin is a talented self-taught photographer, illustrator and digital artist based in Portland, OR, USA. In his latest project entitled “Roadschachs”, David captured stunning mirrored images of bridges found in Portland, Oregon. Continue »

Japanese Artist Creates Stunning Mashup Photos Of Superhero Action Figures

Japanese instagramer @hotkenobi takes his superhero action figures on miniature adventures that look even better than the fight scenes in movies. The Osaka-based photographer creates playful, fun scenes with eye-popping visuals using the action figures of our favorite heroes from rival universes. His instagram is filled with hilarious images of action figures, including many iconic Marvel and DC characters. Continue »

This Cat Looks Like A Pirate, But That Just Makes His Mom Love Him Even More!

Wesley is a little pirate kitty who has one eye and an adorable scalleywag grin on his face. Every day he waited in the shelter, but people just passed him by until 6 months later he found someone who could see the beauty in this special little guy. Continue »

Chinese Province Spends $73M To Reproduce Century-Old ‘Ancient Town’

Construction on the Guiyang ancient town project in Hunan province began on Feb. 13, China News reported. The project was undertaken with an investment of 500 million RMB ($72.8 million). The cultural site, occupying 2,160 mu (144 hectares) of land, features pseudo-classic architecture including a Guiyang Confucius Temple, Kun Opera house, museums, ancient stages and commercial streets. It is intended to showcase the cultures of Guiyang over the last 2,000 years. Continue »

Artist Jocelyn Teo Creates A Tiny Food You Can’t Eat

Jocelyn Teo of Singapore sculpts the most realistic miniatures of food and drinks, and it makes you hungry just looking at her art! Continue »

This Woman Throws Little Parties For The Squirrels Who Come To Visit Her

After a woman discovered some injured baby squirrels in her yard, she felt a bond towards them, and decided to start doing something special. Ashly Deskins woke up one morning to find that four baby squirrels had fallen from two different nests in her backyard. She watched in awe as one of the mother squirrels came down to save her babies — but unfortunately, the other two were left behind. Continue »

This Beautiful Hotel Will Take Your Breath Away

Hotel Marqués de Riscal in Spain, for those who like me adore great wines and contemporary architecture is a name that is a myth. The wine city hotel, restaurant and museum- designed by Frank Gehry next to their winery is one of the absolute masterpieces of the 20th century. Bolder than the Guggenheim museum in Bilbao and the Disney Concert Hall in Los Angeles, bolder because it’s varicoloured titanium volutes disturb the old peace of Rioja, its vineyards, the old villages with cathedral and bell tower, the stone walls and the curvy roads. Like light in the darkness, like something new arriving in the old countryside, wonderful! Continue »

Nomadic Photographer Lives, Works & Travels Solo In Her Trusty Teardrop Trailer

For American freelance photographer Mandy Lea, change came in the guise of a teardrop trailer that she calls her home — a mobile place of belonging that she feels connected to as she travels the country, snapping incredible images of nature. For the last two years, she’s been a full-time solo “teardropper”, visiting some of the most majestic spots one could imagine. Continue »

The Adventures Of Fish And Chips

Lindsay Richards decided she wanted a cat. Lain Roby agreed after seeing cats on the site Adventure Cats. So the couple adopted Fish, and took him on many outdoor adventures. A few months later, they adopted Chips, who become Fish’s little brother and constant companion. Both cats were leashed trained from an early age, and are used to riding in cars, boats, and backpacks. Continue »

Tiny Trump Memes Take The Internet By Storm

It is no secret Donald Trump feels strongly about his public perception.

He has previously fired up publicly when he was mocked for having small hands and he slammed Saturday Night Live’s impersonation of him as a ‘complete hit job’. But no matter how much the President works to prove himself as a big leader, there’s always those willing to bring him down to something a little smaller. Behold the latest meme taking the internet by storm: Tiny Trumps. The edited images of the President first appeared on a new Reddit community called Tiny Trumps. Continue »

Living On The Edge Of The Icelandic Cliffside Retreat

Alex Hogrefe is a designer and founding member of the architecture visualization studio Design Distill where he specializes in fully visualizing the plans of architects through illustration. In his free time, however, Alex sketches up designs from scratch like this gorgeous Icelandic cliffside retreat. Continue »

A French Photographer Finds Pink Magic In The Streets Of China

French photographer Marilyn Mugot longs for dépaysement. The word doesn’t have a direct English translation; some dictionaries define it as “disorientation” or “a change in scenery,” but the artist describes it simply as “this feeling of being far away from home.” And she found it in China. Mugot shoots after dark because the light is “untamable.” When the moon comes up, she’s free and unbridled to wander the streets of cities she doesn’t know. Sunset is a riddle she can’t solve, especially in unfamiliar terrain like Chongqing and Guilin. Continue »