Embrace Spring With Pictures Of Japan’s Cherry Blossoms


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About a month before sakura season in Japan, the pink flowers started to bloom in a small town about three hours from Tokyo. Kawazu, located in Izu Peninsula, is home a to unique variety of sakura that blooms in the beginning of February. The cherry blossoms, called Kawazuzakura, last for about a month, compared to the usual sakura that blooms and wilts within one to two weeks. Continue »

Frida Kahlo Infiltrates The Snapchat Generation With A New Set Of Emoji

Of the 143 paintings that Frida Kahlo produced in her lifetime, 55 are self-portraits. They show the radical Mexican artist experiencing a vertiginous rollercoaster of emotions: anguish, resilience, heartache, self-doubt, and passion. They’re also the inspiration behind a new set of 160 emoji—dubbed FridaMoji — that hit the App Store. Continue »

A Meditative Photo Series Shows Tokyo’s Loneliest Moments

Yota Yoshida’s contemplative images are far from what you’d expect from the most populous metropolitan area in the world. A street photographer hailing from Tokyo, takes ideas of time and temporality to metaphysical heights in his new photographic series, ‘from somewhere, to elsewhere.’ Continue »

Can You Count How Many Seals There Are Selling Seashells By The Seashore?

These aerial photographs show how an army of seals and cormorants have taken over a sand bank off the coast of Great Yarmouth. The pictures were taken by aerial photographer Mike Page over Scroby Sands and he estimated there were at least 2,000 seals and 1,500 cormorants. Continue »

Powerful NSFW Photos From The 2017 Birth Photo Competition Prove That Moms Are Badass


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The International Association of Professional Birth Photographers has announced the winners of their 2017 contest, and the photos they chose show the struggles mothers go through to bring new life into the world, and the sheer joy that follows. The 2017 1st Place Winner is Jaydene Freund with Cradled Creations of Abbotsford, BC, Canada. Best in Category Winners are Natasha Hance, Katie Mathis, Elizabeth Farnsworth and Kourtnie Scholz. Honorable Mentions were awarded to 21 photographers.

Many of the photos below are intense and graphic, so reader discretion is advised. They are all, however, powerful in their own unique ways. Continue »

American Women Mugshots In The 1960s

The police mugshot photograph was developed as early as the mid-nineteenth century, and it has since developed as an iconic photographic type in its own right. Formulaic and recognized the world over, it was developed at a when the Victorian fascination of labelling and categorizing of people was at its height. Remarkably, the mugshot photograph has changed little in 150 years. Continue »

Portland Anarchist Road Care Is Here To Repair Those Pesky Potholes

What do the people of Portland, Oregon to do when the local government won’t pay for much needed road repair? They call in Portland Anarchist Road Care and let those masked madmen “illegally” repair potholes around town. Continue »

Gabriel Khiterer Captures Majestic Portraits Of Stray Cats

Gabriel Khiterer is a talented 19-year-old self-taught photographer from Vilnius, Lithuania who pays tribute to the stray cats live near his house. Continue »

The Gray Zone: Extraterrestrial Cartoons By Roger L Phillips

A daily comic strip based upon the lives of extraterrestrial aliens commonly known as the “grays”. Phillips’ artistic talent combined with whimsy, tongue-in-cheek humor about extraterrestrials and their ever going mission to abduct cows and humans, never fails to bring a laugh. He uploads the comics to his social media accounts on a daily basis. Check out The Gray Zone! Continue »

Awkward Christian Music Album Covers

The digital music revolution has, for the most part, been great for music fans. But even though listening to music online costs less and gives you access to millions and millions of songs you might not otherwise hear, one thing has sadly been lost in the streaming era: Appreciation for incredible album art. Continue »

The Beauty Of Female Body In Vibrant NSFW Photographs By David Dubnitskiy

All we know about this photographer David Dubnitskiy whose photographs are viral on Internet is that he is from Dnipropetrovsk, Ukraine and he is amazing at what he does. This talented artist works as a freelance photographer and has more than 40K+ followers on his 500px profile. As we could see from his collections on his website, he prefers photographing naked or half naked woman, causing admiration and excitement at the same time by the sensuality of his point of view on female’s body. Continue »

Brazilian Photographer Captures New York City Winter In Black And White

The series, captured by Nei Valente during the winter of 2017, shows the brave people that leave their homes during a snow day in NYC. Nei Valente a 27 years old brazilian street photographer and designer. He is currently based in NYC. Continue »

Europe’s Largest Abandoned Underground Military Air Base


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Željava Air Base, situated on the border between Croatia and Bosnia and Herzegovina under Plješevica Mountain, near the city of Bihać, Bosnia, was the largest underground airport and military air base in the former Yugoslavia, and one of the largest in Europe. Continue »

These NSFW Photos Show What It’s Like Behind The Scenes Of A Love Doll Factory In Japan


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Japan’s oldest and largest “love doll” maker Orient Industry, has been producing silicone love dolls since 1977, and has seen there is a trend for intimate relationships with silicone dolls in Japan. The Orient Industry’s factory produces approximately 500 life size hand-made per year, and one doll, costs up to 600,000JPY (approx. 6,000 USD), takes four to five weeks to be finished. Originally, the company was marketing love dolls for disabled people, and the company continues to support the community by providing discounts and consulting their sexual urges. Continue »

Imaginative Jewellery From The Heart Of Singapore

The tagline for Amado Gudek is ‘imaginative jewellery cast in a clear conscience’. Brilliant. Like a lot of things we buy these days, jewellery purchases need to be examined for issues within the supply chain (child labor and conflict are rife). To sidestep those landmines, designer Elaine Tan handcrafts her line using eco-friendly bioresins, biodegradable green plastics and other mixed media. Everything is designed and made in her native Singapore. Continue »