Nordstrom Is Selling Jeans Caked In Fake Dirt For Hundreds Of Dollars

Nordstrom is selling “mud-stained” jeans to the tune of $425. They’re called the “Barracuda Straight Leg Jeans” and come with some sort of fake mud substance caked all over them. (It’s not clear what that substance is.) The knees, pockets and crotch of the jeans appear bear most of the faux brown muck. Continue »

Artist Replaces Billboards With Photos Of The Landscapes They’re Blocking

In a cinematic experience animated by driving along Gene Autry Trail, viewers will encounter a series of billboards featuring photographs of the very mountains towards which they are heading. Each photograph is unique to its position along this route and at a certain point as one approaches each billboard, perfect alignment with the horizon will occur thus reconnecting the space that the rectangle of the billboard has interrupted. Continue »

Super Dad Turns Cars Meant For Kids Into Something Straight Out Of Mad Max


Ian Pfaff

Mad Max superfan Ian Pfaff, of Glendale, California, was inspired to make Mad Max mobiles for his kids, Junior, 2, and Benji, five months. Ian — who is a director by day and makes props in his spare time — started with classic Little Tykes Cozy Coupes. Then added everything from old computer parts to pieces from an expresso machine. Continue »

Two Culinary Students Made Gigantic, Chocolate Covered Rock Candy Geodes

At the Culinary Institute of America, two students—Alex Yeatts and Abby Lee Wilcox—have spent the last six months creating a collection of chocolate-covered, rock candy geodes and they look absolutely amazing. Continue »

Yes, There Is A ‘Sexy Women Holding Carp’ NSFW Calendar And, Of Course, It’s Gotta Be From Germany

The calendar is the brainchild of a certain Hendrik Pöhler, a native of Germany who sells equipment for carp fishing for a living. To get these priceless pics, photographer Raphael Faraggi runs the shoots in France over four weeks. He is assisted by “two competent caretakers,” who are charged with cleaning and polishing the carps’ scales before they are given to the models for the big pose. Continue »

Millions Of Crabs Invade Cuba’s Bay Of Pigs


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Crabs coming from the surrounding forests cross a highway on their way to spawn in the sea in Playa Giron, Cuba on April 25, 2017. Each year, after the first spring rains, millions of red, yellow and black landcrabs march for days from the surrounding forests to the bay on Cuba’s southern coast to spawn in the sea. Continue »

Tons Of Juice Flooded The Streets Of Russian Cities

On Tuesday at the enterprise JSC “EKZ Lebedyansky” (owned by PepsiCo) collapsed roof of the warehouse on an area of 300 square meters, reports citing. Continue »

Ikea Had A Great Reaction To Balenciaga Making A $2,145 Version Of Its 99-Cent Blue Bag

IKEA have issued a hilarious advert for its $0.99 shopping bag so its customers can rest assured they’ve bought the real deal. The amusing ad is in response to French luxury fashion house Balenciaga’s new handbag which looks suspiciously similar to the iconic Ikea FRAKTA bag. Continue »

This Instagrammer Perfectly Matches Her Outfits With Art Masterpieces

In 2010, a social media manager combined her painting skills with her ability to design and construct clothing. The result was Artfully Awear, a website and a social media account that highlights Ariel Adkins’ ability to make clothing inspired by art. So far, Adkins has featured an impressive hand-painted dress inspired by Vasily Kandinsky’s Composition 8, a polka-dotted jumpsuit inspired by Yayoi Kusama’s Infinity Mirrors, and a long white jacket colorfully accented with multicolored sheafs inspired by Henri Matisse’s large-scale ceramic, La Gerbe. Continue »

Planet Pins: Tiny Hand-Painted Solar System Stationery

Hold the entire solar system in the palm of your hand with this unique set of planet push pins. Add a bit of outer-space to your home & office space. The 8 planet shapes are moulded in the UK over german-made, black steel pins, then sent to Tokyo where they are painstakingly brush painted by hand and assembled into their serial-numbered, polished-acrylic display cases. Continue »

Artist Carson Davis Brown Creates In-Store Installations Without Permission

Carson Davis Brown’s “Mass” project puts site-specific, color-based installations in big box stores and other “places of mass” without permission. These visual disruptions take otherwise disparate objects and groups them into temporary sculptures. The project has taken the artist to stores across the U.S. A primary charge for the project is to make passers-by more aware of their environment by recontextualizing the items around them. Continue »

Deborah Simon’s ‘Flayed’ Bears Reflect On Human, Animal Relationships

Deborah Simon, a Virginia-born, New York-based artist, creates sculptures that explore “the reality of the animal and the vulnerability imbued in toy.” Though her sculptures appear to be taxidermy, series like “Flayed Animals” are made entirely from hand. She uses materials like polymer clay, faux fur, acrylic paint, wire, foam, glass, and embroidery materials to create these animals, mostly focusing on bears. Continue »

This Is How Real Psychos Get Unleashed – Moscow’s “Rage Rooms” By The Hour

Do you ever feel stressed and just want to break the furniture or smash up a computer? The Russians have the solution! In Moscow, located in a flea market, Debosh offers a unique way for people to relieve stress and to take out their aggression harmlessly, violently and legally. This concept, known as “rage rooms” is a personalised experience in which Debosh can design the room to represent your office, flat or even a state institution, and can be filled with furniture to match your requests. You can even request a car to be placed in a room for you to destroy… Continue »

Huge Bikini Snow Show As Russians Mark The End Of The Skiing Season


Siberian Times

Participants in the Grelka Fest at the Sheregesh resort in Tashtagolsky District of Kemerovo Oblast, Russia on April 22, 2017. Russian girls marked the end of the ski season with a record-breaking bikini ski festival at Siberia’s top winter resort, Sheregesh. Some 1,498 skiers and snowboarders undressed to impress in the annual event as they took to the pistes under blues skies and sunshine in a bracing temperature of just 5°C (41°F). More people took part last year, some 1,800, but it was not an official record attempt, unlike this year’s undress to impress spectacle. Continue »

Darkly Humorous NSFW Paintings Critique Society’s Relationship With Technology

After resisting technology’s pull for a long time, artist John Jackson gave in to buffering, dwindling memory, and social media, which inspired a series of nude figurative paintings that, in turn, interrogate society’s obsession with all things tech. The Nashville-based artist produced this Technology Series, and it features things like Apple’s spinning wheel painted onto a landscape, Vermeer’s Girl With a Pearl Earring holding a pearly cell phone instead, and, in Facebook Sunset, a couple on a beach who may be thinking about their News Feed, or instead actually on Facebook thinking about the beach. Continue »