Norwegian Navy Officer And International Heartthrob Bears Striking Resemblance To Thor

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hor might be a fictional character, but there’s one mortal who bears a striking resemblance to him. Lasse Matberg has recently gained Internet fame thanks to this uncanny likeness to the Norse God of thunder, lightning, and storms, inspiring thousands of people to refer to him by this epic name. Continue »

McDonald’s Hopes To Unite Nations In Its New Ads For Euro 2016

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The UEFA Euro 2016, which kicked off last week in France, has been marred by acts of violence and hooliganism—with repeated clashes between the French police and football fans. In response to these heinous acts, McDonald’s has created a series of ads that hopes to bring football fans together instead. Created with the help of advertising agency BETC, the ads feature football fans holding scarves that support two different countries at the same time. Continue »

Dramatic Portraits With Something To Hide By Kurt Staudinger

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Tattoo artist Kurt Staudinger creates intense portraits that visually pop from the skin. The realistically-rendered pieces utilize a soft, diffused approach that adds an eerie quality to the subjects’ personas. Their glassy eyes pierce us with a knowing gaze, as if they’re about to reveal a dark, hidden secret. Staudinger remains quiet about his characters, however, giving us no context about who they are or what they’re up to—this only fosters a sense of mystery about them that you could ponder for the rest of your life. Continue »

Beautiful Portraits Of Women During The Later 19th And Early 20th Centuries

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Constant Puyo, 1903

Pictorialism, an approach to photography that emphasizes beauty of subject matter, tonality, and composition rather than the documentation of reality. The Pictorialist perspective was born in the late 1860s and held sway through the first decade of the 20th century. It approached the camera as a tool that, like the paintbrush and chisel, could be used to make an artistic statement. Thus photographs could have aesthetic value and be linked to the world of art expression. Continue »

Cute Cookie Shots With Pop Culture Characters Come Filled With Milk Or Cream

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Tustin, California-based luxury cookie boutique The Dirty Cookie bakes adorable shots filled with milk or cream. Toast to your friends with cookies fronted by Star Wars, Baymax or Mickey Mouse characters. Continue »

18 Photos Of America Like You’ve Never Seen It Before

The Wedge, Newport Beach, California
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Flickr: dirkdallas / Creative Commons

From directly above. Continue »

Eric van Straaten And His Realistic 3D Printed Sculptures

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Dutch sculpturist Eric van Straaten makes ‘realistic’ 3D sculptures. His creative process involves a 3D printer that produces the objects of his complex computer creations. Continue »

Artist Creates Minimalist Masterpieces Out Of Food, Then Eats Them

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Sydney-based artist Danling Xiao makes art out of edible materials, then devours them when she’s done. She calls it “eat-your-own-art”. Continue »

Cool Minimalist Geometric Tattoos By Roxx

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With a career spanning three decades, tattoo artist Roxx has transitioned from Japanese, bio-mechanical and other graphic styles before settling into her current minimalist geometric tattoos and tribal blackwork. One look her portfolio on Instagram and it comes as no surprise that this owner of San Francisco-based 2Spirit Tattoo studio is at the top of the ink world. Continue »

Stunning Color Pictures Of The Daily Life At The Rio Beaches In The Late 1970s

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The beaches of Brazil must be counted as among the best in the world. Canada-based photographer Blake Smith strolled along Ipanema, Leblon, Copacabana and others in Rio with his trusty Nikon in hand photographing the beach scenes in 1978. Lots of interesting activity on Rio’s superb beaches Continue »

Stunning Moon Dragon Is A Fairytale-Like Tiny House That Goes Off-Grid

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Living large in a tiny home is more than just possible—it can be beautiful too. Tiny house builder Abel Zimmerman Zyl of Zyl Vardos designed and built Moon Dragon, a gorgeous house on wheels that looks like it was plucked from Middle-Earth. The tiny timber home boasts charming curves and arches, a surprisingly roomy interior, and even comes with off-grid capabilities. Continue »

Humorous Instagram Account Doodles Adorable Tiny Pug Into Cute Characters

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Two months ago, Bored Panda user and designer Max adopted a cute French pug named ‘Monsieur Georges’. As a creative, Max decided “that the best thing to do was to doodle the hell out of his little muzzle”. Continue »

Two Charming Shepherd Dogs Enjoying In Flowers Of Holland

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Two adorable shepherd dog breed Bobtail – Sophie and Sarah – live together with his owner Cees Bol in a small village in the Netherlands. Cees makes incredibly cute pictures of their pets on a background of a mind-blowing scenery. The most well-pleased with the dog sitting in a field of flowers. Continue »

This Artist Upcycles Textile Waste Into Beautiful And Elegant Resin Stools

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Designer Ammar Kalo has found a beautiful new use for discarded textiles in fabrications, a series of resin stools topped with colorful pieces of fabric. After the fabric is carefully arranged by hand, Kalo traps the pieces of cloth in resin that’s cured until solid. The low-tech production requires few raw materials. Continue »

Incredible Photographs Of The Old Closes And Streets Of Glasgow From Between 1868 And 1877

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Thomas Annan (1829 -1887) was the son of a Fife farmer and flax spinner and lived for most of his life in Glasgow. After training and working as a copperplate engraver, he set up a photographic studio in Sauchiehall Street in 1857. Annan concentrated initially on architectural photography but then turned his attention to portraits. Continue »