Artists Give The Lion King Live-Action A ‘Cartoon’ Edit

Ask a hundred people what their favorite animated Disney movie is, and odds are that a huge chunk of them will answer that it’s The Lion King. I know it’s my personal favorite, ever since I was a small kid. I’ve got such a soft spot for the movie that almost nothing can top it — not even the live-action remake, no matter how good it was. Continue reading »

This 20 Foot-Wide Tapestry By The Fiber Artist Vanessa Barragão Recreates The World In Textural Yarn

In celebration of a partnership between London’s Heathrow Airport and Royal Botanic Gardens at Kew, fiber artist Vanessa Barragão was commissioned to create a massive botanical tapestry. Using a range of techniques including latch hooking, felt needling, carving, crochet, Barragão mapped out and built up a textural surface that emulates a map of the world. Continue reading »

“75 Parisiennes”: French Photographer Spends 6 Years Capturing Women In Paris

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This book in which a selection of 75 photographs are presented, is the outcome of six years of work by the portraitist Baudouin on the women of Paris. The photographs are a tribute to these Parisiennes, whose diversity and complexity have caused rivers of ink to flow. Continue reading »

The Badass Sean Connery In Zardoz, The Most Insane Must-See Cult Classic

“John Boorman’s Zardoz is a genuinely quirky movie, a trip into a future that seems ruled by perpetually stoned set decorators.” It’s set in a post-apocalyptic Ireland. And to go there is either a guilty pleasure or a mistake. As Mark Kermode puts it, “the man who made Deliverance – one of the outstanding works of seventies cinema – followed it up with the worst science-fiction movie ever made… As falls from grace go, that is surely one of the most spectacular.” Continue reading »

‘Neko Cup’ Creator Shows Off The Strange Infinite Cat Possibilities Of The Product


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Last week we introduced the ‘Neko Cup’, a life aide which will finally help you create the peaceful world you’ve always dreamed of. One filled with cats. Continue reading »

Rebuilding Notre Dame In Photographs


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Three months after a fire ravaged Notre Dame Cathedral in Paris, a rare glimpse inside the burned masterpiece on Wednesday revealed it to be eerily empty and with rubble still littering the nave. Continue reading »

Artist Illustrated What Would Happen If Famous Cartoon Characters Fused Together, And Here’s The Result

The Genie of the Lamp x Hellboy

According to Linda Bouderbala: “As a DBZ fan, my brother and I tried a thousand times to make a choreography of the fusion when we were kids… In vain. Continue reading »

Train In Japan Decorated With Thousand-Armed Kannon Limbs Hanging From Carriage Ceiling


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A train in Kyoto decorated with the limbs of the Thousand-armed Kannon is now transporting tourists around sightseeing spots in the city. Continue reading »

Japan’s Abandoned Mines Hint At The Ruins We’ll Leave Behind


Matsuo mine, Japan. Photo by Michael Johngrist.

The mines in Osarizawa and Matsuo closed decades ago, leaving behind the ruins of industry and miners’ homes. The shattered landscape offers a foretaste of a not-too-distant apocalypse. Continue reading »

Amazing Vintage Photographs Of Cat’s Meat Sellers In London In The Early 20th Century

The cat’s meat man used to be a common sight in London and other large towns between the mid 1800s and the 1930s. If you think they sold cat meat, you are entirely wrong. What a cat’s meat seller sold was meat to cats. Continue reading »

The Snail Family In Medieval Art

Erik Wade presents us with a bestiary of sorts, a collection of medieval snail art that shows how medieval monks combined snails with people, cats, dogs, deer, unicorns, birds, chickens, rabbits, monkeys, pigs, and other creatures. Maybe there’s some symbolism here, but I believe that snails are just an easy doodle that you can turn into something else. If you make half the animal a snail, then you don’t have to draw legs or whatever- just a spiral. Continue reading »

40 Times People Thought Their T-Shirts Were Cool But Looked Completely Cringeworthy

Out of all types of cringe-worthy material, the “badass guy/girl” trope is one of the worst. Some people really feel the need to let the world know how much of a badass they are as they use guns/drugs/have tattoos/are anti-liberal or are just plain mean. However, such attempts at bad-assery are usually cringe-worthy rather than cool to all those around such people. Here, we made a list of all the laughable attempts at trying to appear cool and edgy. Prepare for some cringing, then scroll down below and leave a vote for those that made you laugh (or cringe). Continue reading »

Unknown Artist Creates Amazing Studio Ghibli Anime Character Moss Murals In Countryside

On a moss wall between the city of Chichibu and village of Higashi Chichibu, an unknown artist has created incredible art on a moss wall inspired by the films of Studio Ghibli. Continue reading »

Incredible And Futuristic Bookstore-Themed Shopping Mall In China

Undergoing a cultural renaissance, the city of Xi’an, China, is home to a new bookstore-themed commercial complex designed by Lafonce Maxone and intervened by Gonverge Interior Design for the interiors. The project offers a lifestyle and an educational experience with multiple business models through its ‘culture and commerce’ design strategy. The 18m-high and 240m-long artistic book walls in the building are striking and pioneering, brining a new model for urban commercial space to the city. Continue reading »

Genie Espinosa’s Illustrations Are Not Quite As Innocent As You Might Think

Having drawn since childhood, Barcelona-based Genie Espinosa always knew that one day she’d become an illustrator. But as she grew older, life seemed to get in the way – as it so often does – and it wasn’t until her later years that she realised her role in marketing wasn’t quite right for her. One day, she left her former job to become a professional illustrator, “and here I am six years after that crazy thought, working full-time and happy about it.” Continue reading »