Funny Family Photo By Bruce Osborn


It takes a lot of time and effort to create the perfect shot, and tremendous creativity to compose an original series. Yet, photographer Bruce Osborn has done just that. He has captured the special relationship between parents and children, and in doing so, has taken visual storytelling to a new level. Each photo in Osborn’s series Oyako – Japanese for “parents and children” – represents a distinctive style that is layered with meaning. The series started in 1982, when Osborn was assigned to photograph punk musicians for a magazine. Continue »

He Lives In A Tree, Doesn’t Wear Shoes, And Brushes His Teeth With A Pinecone


If you were to meet this guy in the woods, especially if it’s nighttime, you’d probably think that it’s a local troll or a yeti. However, in reality, he’s no yeti. His name is Mick Dodge, and before deciding to live in the woods, he was a marine for six years at Fort Lewis. It is hard to tell what moved him to leave the busy life of the city and start living in the Hoh Rain Forest. It could have been that he decided the leave the stressful life of the city, or maybe he simply loves the solitary life of a hermit. Another thing that is peculiar about Mick Dodge is that most of the time he walks barefoot, hence the nickname “The Barefoot Sensei”. Continue »

Giant Crystal Cave In Naica, Mexico – The Place Where Superman Was Born


Cave of the Crystals or Giant Crystal Cave is a cave connected to the Naica Mine 300 metres (980 ft) below the surface in Naica, Chihuahua, Mexico. The main chamber contains giant selenite crystals (gypsum, CaSO4·2 H2O), some of the largest natural crystals ever found. The cave’s largest crystal found to date is 12 m (39 ft) in length, 4 m (13 ft) in diameter and 55 tons in weight. The cave is extremely hot with air temperatures reaching up to 58 °C (136 °F) with 90 to 99 percent humidity. The cave is relatively unexplored due to these factors. Without proper protection people can only endure approximately ten minutes of exposure at a time. Continue »

Iceland Road Painted To Stop Arctic Terns Being Killed


A group of biologists have painted the road Útnesvegur, located on the tip of Snæfellsnes peninsula in West Iceland, in bright colours in an effort to prevent the untimely death of hundreds of young Arctic terns. Continue »

Georgian Car Club Creates The Rainbow With 76 Dodge Challengers


Skittles might want to make you taste the rainbow, but one car club in Georgia will make you want to be the rainbow. During a gathering of the Peach State Challengers, a Georgia-based car club that is all about the—you guessed it—Dodge Challenger, the members put together their 76 Challengers in the ultimate display of color. Continue »

The Jeep Wrangler Based G. Patton Tomahawk 6×6 Is What Nightmares Are Made Of


This is the G. Patton Tomahawk, and it looks like a Jeep Wrangler subjected to repeated jabs of testosterone injections. So much so, its grew an extra pair of wheels, while its skin became as hard as rock. Of course, there should be no questions asked regarding its inspiration, which is unequivocally the monstrous Mercedes-AMG G 63 6×6. Continue »

What If World Political Leaders Were Cars?

Many politicians are often better known for the image they present rather than the policies they support. If a leader doesn’t look sharp, perform well and make all the right noises, they have very little chance of being elected. The same could also be said of cars – they have to look the part, feel the part and sound the part before any customers will take them seriously.

Question is, what cars best represent today’s most prominent political leaders?

Vladimir Putin – Lada Niva
Believe it or not, the Lada Niva off-roader is still on sale despite being based on a decades-old design, being woefully unequipped for modern life and approaching situations with the sophistication of a lump of granite. Continue »

Catalonia’s Human Towers: The Art Of Castells

Photo by Lluis Gene/AFP Photo

The 26th annual Human Tower Competition took place in the city of Tarragona in the Spanish autonomous region of Catalonia. The tradition of building human towers or “castells” dates back to the 18th century and takes place during festivals in Catalonia, where “colles” (or teams) compete to build the tallest and most structurally-complex towers. The structure of the “castells” varies depending on their complexity. A “castell” is considered completely successful when it is loaded and unloaded without falling apart. Continue »

The Guardian Readers’ Travel Photography Competition: September 2016

“This was taken amid the beech trees at the Dark Hedges in Antrim, Northern Ireland (a filming location for Game of Thrones), early on an August morning. I was fortunate to be there on a foggy morning as it really added to the overall mood of the image”. (Photo by Declan Keane/The Guardian) Continue »

Sculpture Of Istanbul’s Social Media Phenomenon Cat Tombili To Be Inaugurated


A sculpture was created in memory of Tombili, the phenomenon cat of Istanbul’s Kadıköy that passed away on August 10. Upon a petition on demanding a sculpture for the famous cat, sculptor Seval Şahin built the commemorative sculpture. The sculpture will be inaugurated on October 4 World Animal Day in the exact same location where Tombili posed for the famous picture. Continue »

Spencer Elden The Famous Nirvana Baby Recreates The Album Cover 25 Years Later


The legendary Nirvana album from 90’s Nevermind has a legendary cover, too. I think it’s impossible that some among you never seen it before, and it looks like this: a newborn in a swimming pool reaching for a dollar bill on a string. The message is powerful, for sure, and clear, and that’s one of the reasons this album cover is rated as third most iconic album cover ever by the readers of the Rolling Stone magazine. Continue »

An Artist Creates Mesmerizing Kinetic Sand Drawings Coffee Tables


Bruce Shapiro is an artist standing behind this unusual tables which will mesmerize you few moments after you start watching them. This kinetic sand drawing machines in a form of tables trace beautiful patterns in thin layers of sand by a movement of a metal ball. He named this project Sisyphus, alluding to infinity of motion and struggles of the hero from the Greek myth, just like a ball seems to roll endlessly creating beautiful patterns in the sand under the surface of a coffee table. Continue »

Photographer Takes Delightful Fat Cat Pictures To Show Chubby Cats Are Adorable


What you’re about to see in the gallery below sure is cute, but please try to resist and not do it to your pet cat. Chubby cats are adorable, just think of Garfield, but I’m sure that it’s not the healthier condition real cat can be in. Note that many of these cats on the fat cat pictures series are already on diets. However, the topic of this article is cuteness and not health, so we’ll focus on that. Anyway, few extra pounds can happen to anyone, right? Continue »

Color Portraits Of Immigrants At Ellis Island

Many of the 12 million people who entered the US through New York’s Ellis Island wore traditional dress from their homelands. The early 1900s images by chief registry clerk Augustus Francis Sherman have been brought to life by colorists at Dynamichrome. The photos will form part of a book called The Paper Time Machine, by Wolfgang Wilding and Jordan Lloyd, which is currently being crowdsourced.

An Italian woman circa 1910 wearing a traditional homespun dress and shawl. (Photo by Augustus Francis Sherman/New York Public Library/The Guardian) Continue »

First Ever Jewelry Collection For Bearded Men


Krato Milano is a stylish brand that offers one-of-a-kind exclusive items to individuals who want not only to stand out of the crowd, but also to be ahead of the crowd. Krato’s first collection is dedicated to beardsmen who express their individuality in eccentric, yet sophisticated ways. Beard is a visual display of dignity, style, and uniqueness which makes for a perfect canvas of self-expression. Krato Beard Jewelry collection consists of iconic shapes like skull, anchor, and classic crystals that could be mixed and matched to create most unique adornment look. Continue »