Haunting Photographs Of The Hell Of Serra Pelada Mines In The 1980s


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Serra Pelada was a large gold mine in Brazil 430 kilometres (270 mi) south of the mouth of the Amazon River. The mine was made infamous by the still images taken by Alfredo Jaar and later by Sebastião Salgado and the first section of Godfrey Reggio’s 1988 documentary Powaqqatsi, showing an anthill of workers moving vast amounts of ore by hand. Because of the chaotic nature of the operation estimating the number of miners was difficult, but at least 100,000 people were thought to be present, making it one of the largest mines in the world. Continue reading »

Using a Strip of Paper To Give Birds Funny Eyes Is Ingenious

Meet Kahori Fuji, a beautiful cockatiel from Japan that has gathered a decent following on Instagram thanks to funny shenanigans like these featured below. Continue reading »

How To Teach Yoga Like Slav: Top 10 Drunk Yoga Positions

Yoga can be incredibly beneficial to your mind, body, and soul, but there are those out there who would argue that drinking can do the same… Continue reading »

Beautiful Paris Cityscapes Through The Lens Of The Photographer Tatiana Liccia

Tatiana Liccia is an artist who started her Instagram account, although it has 19K+ followers, only 2 years ago! Although she has always been passionate about photography, it was only a year and a half ago that she bought her first camera. Continue reading »

10-Year-Old Girl Follows In Dad’s Footsteps To Become Tattoo Artist

Noko Nishigaki, daughter of a famous Japanese tattoo artist, “Gakkin”, recently moved to Amsterdam. She worked for three years on her drawing techniques, and now she tattoos amazing images in the studio. Continue reading »

Remembering The Mod Top: Amazing Flower Powered Top Car Designs From The 1960s And 1970s

Back around 1966, Sixties counter-culture iconography was being injected into the everyday, infusing society with a collision of postmodern DayGlo colors, earth tones and psychedelically styled designs. And flowers–lots and lots of flowers. Most of these floral designs may have been a bit too loud on a Formica counter or trusty old Thermos, yet one particular print looked right at home on the top of a car. Counterculture became mainstream. Continue reading »

“Into A Dark Millenium”: The Superb 3D Concept Artworks Of Dylan Kowalski

The glorious sci-fi themed 3d characters and artworks of Dylan Kowalski, a self taught 3d designer and digital artist based in Avignon, France. Continue reading »

“Salt In Your Wounds”: The Astonishing Fantasy Works Of Zeen Chin

Zeen Chin is a self-taught artist based in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. Drawing upon a mysterious well of horror films, memories, and mysticism, his digital paintings are wildly elegant and unpredictable; scrolling from one image to the next, you can never predict (nor comprehend) what you will see next. Continue reading »

A Finnish Factory Worker Dies, Leaving Behind A Wonderland Sculpture Garden


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Veijo Rönkkönen (1942-2010) built remarkable park in Koitsanlahti, Parikkala, close to the Russian border in Finland. He worked on the site of some half a hectare for nearly 50 years. His hard work resulted in about 560 concrete statues and a magnificent garden. The young Veijo Rönkkönen was known to be very guarded. Art making was his way of communicating with the outside world; he did not dare to venture out into the world but instead invited the world to come and see him. Continue reading »

“One Summer Can Change Everything”: Stranger Things Season 3 Character Posters Released

Following the new promo video, Netflix has released 14 Stranger Things Season 3 character posters ahead of the season premiere on July 4. Continue reading »

Post Modern Architectural Cakes By A Fashion Designer Turned Baker

A.R.D. Bakery is a London based cake design studio specialising in bespoke cakes and chocolates with a unique, graphic style. Continue reading »

Japanese Cats Love Nothing More In The World Than Watching Farmer Next Door Plant His Rice

Just because cats don’t like to work doesn’t mean they don’t enjoy watching other people work.

You can find cat cafes all across Japan, but Yuzu no Ie, in the town of Yurihonjo, Akita Prefecture, is special. That’s because, according to its owners, it’s the only cat cafe in Japan that’s right next to a rice paddy. Continue reading »

A-Z As Game Of Thrones Characters By Kerry Bell Is The Most Creative Thing You’ll See Today

Artist Kerry Bell as per hero bio likes to draw cats and silly things, but these drawing are amusingly realistic and represent just a fraction of her work. Running such an account takes a lot of effort, do visit here profile and support for such simply amazing content! Continue reading »

Stunning Breaking Sculptures By Graziano Locatelli

The art of destruction. Graziano Locatelli’s sculptures artwork consists of damaged items including mixed materials like tiles, cement, glue, and metal plates shattered into thousands of pieces, letting unexpected forms appear in unexpected and exciting contemporary sculptures. Continue reading »

Either 9-5 Job Or Tattooing, This Artist Made The Right Call

The story of Alican Gorgu is similar to thousands of others, yet it’s also unique. He started doodling and drawing pictures on margins back in high-school and later dove into the graffiti scene. And after school he did what many others have – he went on to get a college degree and majored in photography. Up to that point, everything seemed to be going well, until he started working a 9-5 job in his field, and realized that he can’t stand it… He endured it for only three months and then quit. Continue reading »