A Giant Ancient Egyptian Statues Unearthed


Egyptian workers lift with an excavator parts of a statue for restoration after it was unearthed at Souq al-Khamis district, at al-Matareya area, Cairo, Egypt, 09 March 2017. According to the Ministry of Antiquities, a German-Egyptian archaeological mission found in parts two 19th dynasty royal statues in the vicinity of King Ramses II temple in ancient Heliopolis. The first is an 80cm tall bust of King Seti II carved in limestone, while the second is eight meters tall carved in quartzite. There were no engravings on the latter, however discovering it at the entrance of King Ramses II temple suggests that it could belong to him. (Photo by Khaled Elfiqi/EPA) Continue »

The Russia You’ll Never See On Postcards Through The Lens Of Photographer Alexander Petrosyan


Alexander Petrosyan

Award-winning photographer Alexander Petrosyan has spent decades discovering what makes his home town tick: the everyday comedy and drama of a city built on contradictions. Alexander Petrosyan doesn’t think pictures can change the world, but he does believe they can help you understand it a little better. Having received his first camera as a birthday gift at the age of 12, the photographer quit and came back to the practice several times before turning professional in 2000. Continue »

Dickens World, The Defunct Theme Park Dedicated To Live Action Re-Enactments Of Charles Dickens Novels

They theme park had life-sized replicas of the streets where Oliver Twist and Company picked pockets, poorhouses and the ghost chamber where you get haunted by the ghosts of the Marley Brothers from the classic A Christmas Carol. The website is still live even though it closed in 2016. Continue »

Yes, This Is The Real-Life Waterworld Project


Tod Seelie

In 2009, Brooklyn street artist Swoon and two dozen or so friends crashed the Venice Biennale contemporary art show in hulking rafts made from New York City garbage. Called the Swimming Cities of Serenissima, the boats looked like something out of the 1990s post-apocalyptic movies “Tank Girl” and “Waterworld” sprinkled with a bit of swamp water. (Swoon said some of the inspiration came from her childhood in Florida.) Continue »

Star Wars Spacecrafts Flies Over Rice Fields In Malaysia: An Artist Combines His Love For His Hometown With His Passion To Star Wars

A “Star Wars” superfan has brought the universe to his backyard. Amateur photographer Zahir Batin, from Selangor in Malaysia, added stormtroopers, X-wings and other famous sights to his native Tanjong Karang rice fields.

An Imperial AT-ST Walker moves through the Malaysian rice fields:
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The Malaysian snapper decided to combine his love for his hometown with his passion for the out-of-this-world space opera and, in particular, the toys. The amazing shots show TIE fighters on fire flying overhead and AT-AT walking tanks towering over tiny children, as well as Dark Side forces marching through the countryside. Continue »

This Modular Spiral Staircase Wraps Trees For Climbing

CanopyStair is a modular system of steps that can be attached without tools to form a spiral staircase around a tree trunk, allowing one to walk up into the canopy above. Lightweight and quick to assemble, the CanopyStair has been carefully designed not to damage or mark the tree in any way. Continue »

Here’s A 3D Animal Print Underwear With Ears!

Boing Boing just hipped me to these unusual women’s animal-themed underwear with ears! They’re adorable in an odd sort of way. I’m not sure they’d be everyday underwear. They come in a variety of different animals such as cats, foxes, pigs, raccoons and squirrels. Continue »

Fox Village In Japan Is Probably The Cutest Place On Earth


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This magical oasis of foxiness is called Zao Fox Village, and it’s located in Japan’s Miyagi prefecture. For 100 yen (or about 85 US cents), visitors are provided with food, but because the foxes are not domesticated, they are cautioned against hand-feeding them or bringing small children. Continue »

If You Are A Bunny Contemplating Suicide – This Is The Book For You

Featured below are some of the best examples from Andy Riley’s hilariously dark and twisted cartoon series about suicidal bunnies. Enjoy! Continue »

Awkward Metal Band Photos

Rock stars are supposed to be charismatic. The gig requires being able to a) get up in front of people and perform convincingly, b) create compelling songs that evoke emotions, c) have a sense of style your fans would want to emulate, and, of course, d) be sexy. That’s a lot of requirements, and some bands understandably fall a bit short. Today we’re celebrating metal band awkwardness. Get ready to bang your head…against the wall in disbelief that someone thought these photos were a good idea. Continue »

These Trippy Collages Got Phillip Kremer Kicked Off Of Social Media

Endlessly entertaining, often hilarious collages of celebrities, politicians, and ordinary people are at the crux of artist Phillip Kremer’s infamy. He makes art that is as interesting as the stories behind his creations. After hosting his first art show in the bathroom of a dive bar 20 years after his final art class in high school, Kremer found new excitement in making art once again. The series of collages started from Google searches of “blank face” when Kremer couldn’t find anything. Continue »

A Minimal, Multi-Colored Keyboard That Would Brighten Up Your Work Day

Considering that many of us use our computer keyboards all day, every day, it seems that we do not pay very much attention to them—however, if they look as awesome as these rainbow-colored ones from CandyKeys, clicking away at the work desk would be so much more pleasant. Created in partnership with Reddit user u/PVgummiand—who posted an image of the multi-colored onto the website a while ago—the ‘DSA Candy’ is actually a set of keycaps that are meant to be used with a mechanical keyboard. Continue »

Glass Memorials That Contain The Ashes Of The Dead

Artful Ashes is a company that’s found a new and creative way to store the ashes of your loved ones. They don’t just places the ashes in an urn, they turn them into art. Continue »

Photographer Captures Unique Photos Of Horses From The Underbelly

Majestic, charming and at times, aggressive; horses are the subject of Andrius Burba’s newest project ‘Under-Horse’. The Lithuanian photographer and his team described it as a back-breaking process. It involved digging a hole of three meters into the ground, placing a huge pane of ultra-strong glass on top of the camera and setting up heavy equipment surrounding the makeshift studio. The four-legged models even had to wear rubber horseshoes to avoid scratching the glass. Continue »

Drone Distortions: Manipulated Landscapes Warp And Bend Upon Themselves

Gazing at any one of these stretched-out, gravity-defying landscape photos, you feel like you’re at the pinnacle of a rollercoaster, about to zoom down to ground level. Except instead of being elevated on an artificial track, you’re on flat ground, positioned at the high end of a nearly 90-degree angle with no care for gravity. Turkish artist Aydin Büyüktas (previously featured) warps American landscapes, nearly doubling them in half to show multiple perspectives at once. Continue »