The 1958 Plymouth Tornado Concept Car Has Been Found And Restored

The dawn of the jet age in the 1950s had a dramatic effect on the American people and designers of the time. Jets were symbolic of the new modern age of speed, aerodynamics, miracle materials and advanced engineering. Our clothes, homes, workplace and cities all reflected these new modern concepts and approaches, but perhaps nowhere was this influence more apparent than in the auto industry. Continue reading »

Business Cards Of The Real Street Gangs From All Around The World

Yes, this isn’t a joke. Real business cards. Congratulations, you’ve just been whacked! Continue reading »

Pirate-Themed Scanner A Hit At NYC Hospital

The Morgan Stanley Children’s Hospital of NewYork-Presbyterian installed a new CT scanner in their radiology testing room, but what separates the machine from others of its kind is that it is designed in the likeness of a pirate ship. Continue reading »

The Plague Of Overweight: Photographer Martha Holmes Documented The Struggle Of Obesity People In 1950s America

“Bulging at beach in 1949, 197-pound Dorothy Bradley self-consciously leaves locker room for swim. She covered up embarrassment by being jolly and gregarious”.

Martha Holmes/Time & Life Pictures

“The most serious health problem in the U.S. today is obesity.” Sounds familiar, doesn’t it? But that pronouncement about obesity’s primacy in the hierarchy of national health problems is not new. Rather, it’s the opening line to a remarkable article published 60 years ago in LIFE magazine. This photographs made by Martha Holmes to illustrate that March 1954 article, titled “The Plague of Overweight.” Continue reading »

93-Year-Old Grandma & Her Grandson Dress-Up In Ridiculous Outfits, And It’s Brilliant

This comical BFF relationship between 93-year-old Pauline Kana and her 27-year-old grandson Ross Smith is very special. It all started when more than 6 years ago, during his tenure in college, Ross began filming short videos on Vine. Continue reading »

Photographer Tatsuo Suzuki Captures Fascinating Black And White Images Of Daily Life In Tokyo

Tatsuo Suzuki is a Japanese street photographer, living and working in Ota, Tokyo. Using long exposures and intense contrasts to capture the frenetic atmosphere of the Tokyo streets, Suzuki’s work is a prescient homage to our ever-changing urban behaviours. Continue reading »

The Irish Farming Calendar For 2020 Is Here And It’s Really Quite Something

While we’re reluctant to start talking about Christmas yet – it’s still too early – it is perfectly acceptable to chat about Halloween plans because the spooky festivities are just a few days away. Continue reading »

Punking The Past: The Steampunk Aesthetic Of Victorian London In Superb Paintings Of Vadim Voitekhovitch

Vadim Voitekhovitch was born in a small town of Mozyr, Belarus. He spent most of his life Belarus and he graduated from Bobruisk Art College. From 2004 he lives and works in Germany. His style is quite diverse, but he dedicates most of his time to watercolor and oil. Voitekhovitch likes to draw pictures on history subjects and especially subjects coming from XVIII-XIX centuries. Continue reading »

Gorgeous Pics Of The Ordinary Swedish Residents And Karelian Orthodox Monks Photographed By Einar Erici In 1930s

Karl Oskar Lööw, Fredhäll, Uppland, Sweden, 1933. The crofter Karl Oskar Lööw in Fredhäll. Born in 1873.

Einar Erici (1885–1965) was a physician by profession, working at a tuberculosis hospital in Stockholm, even running a private medical practice. He was by then the most renowned Swedish expert of church organs and organ builders, and his archival collection is today held by the Swedish National Heritage Board. This archive includes mostly writings, such as letters and manuscripts for published articles and essays, but also more than 2 000 black and white photos – original prints, glass plates and film negatives. Continue reading »

Thomas Lamadieu Creates Whimsical Art Where The Building Rooftops Frame The Sky

French artist Thomas Lamadieu, also know as Roots Art, must really love looking at the sky. Every time he looks up, Thomas sees a potential canvas where the building rooftops frame the sky. He photographs it and uses the odd sky shapes to create whimsical line drawings. Continue reading »

Last Pictures Of Sharon Tate Taken By Terry O’Neill In London, 1969

These pictures of heavily pregnant Sharon Tate were taken by photographer Terry O’Neill in London on August 6, 1969, three days before she was murdered. Continue reading »

Japanese Illustrator Gives Thought-Provoking Chills With Haunting Artwork

Japanese illustrator Avogado6 doesn’t offer much of a description of himself in his Twitter profile, simply stating that “I’m an ordinary person who likes chemistry. I create video works,” but one look at his thought-provoking artwork reveals that his interests run far deeper than that. Continue reading »

Taiwanese Artist Creates Exquisitely Detailed Miniature Dioramas

Taiwanese artist Hank Cheng creates exquisitely detailed miniature dioramas that are featured in an incredible range of scenarios that address both the real and the surreal. Continue reading »

Fascinating Vintage Photographs of Dutch Men In Traditional Volendam Worker Pants

Not long ago clothing was based on local traditions and customs. There were no national brands or fashions. The clothing that one wore reflected the culture of the place: their village, their region. While there may have been less individuality within any given group, there was more diversity between nations and regions; each area had its own costume. Continue reading »

These Awkward Vintage Christmas Album Covers

Looking at these Christmas music album masterpieces only one question pops into mind: “What the hell were they thinking?!” Scroll down to see the ugliest, creepiest and weirdest Christmas album cover art ever. Continue reading »