How Medieval Artists Saw Elephants: Claws, Hooves, Trunks Like Trumpets, And Castles On Their Backs

Imagine a four-legged beast with no knee joints that cannot lie down and has to sleep leaning against a tree. An animal with a long, skinny trumpet for a nose. A creature large enough that one can build small castles on its back. It lives for 300 years and is afraid of mice. Its mortal enemy is the dragon. It must “travel to the East, near Paradise, where the mandrake grows” when it comes time to mate. Now draw this thing. Continue reading »

Majestic Natural Landscape Photography By Alexandros Malapetsas

Outstanding travel and outdoor landscapes by Alexandros Malapetsas, a talented self-taught photographer, and adventurer from Zagori, Greece. Alexandros focuses mainly on landscapes, nature, travel, and architecture photography. He travels all over Greece to capture magical nature landscapes. Continue reading »

In 1980, American Express Teamed Up With DeLorean To Produce A 24K Gold Plated DMC-12, But Only Two Were Sold!

In 1980, American Express teamed up with DeLorean to produce a specialty car to promote their gold card. A 24K gold plated DeLorean DMC-12 was featured in the 1980 American Express Christmas catalog. A limited edition of no more than 100 DeLoreans, with 24-karat gold plating, were offered at $85,000 (about $220,000 today) each though only two were sold through this promotion. Continue reading »

This Michigan Couple Couldn’t Have Friends and Family at Their Wedding. So They Had Cardboard Cutouts Instead


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Cardboard cutout wedding guests will make for a not-so-cookie-cutter wedding as a Michigan couple prepares to tie the knot during the coronavirus pandemic. Continue reading »

2020 Fashion Novelties: Crocs Gloves And Ramen Handbag

So far 2020 has been a really crazy year. What better time for fashion designers to come up with outlandish ideas? Featured here is a Ramen handbag made by Rommy De Dommy and Crocs gloves made by Matt Benedetto. Continue reading »

This Artist Adds Monsters To Thrift Shop Paintings, And It’s Hilarious

Artist Chris McMahon has a passion for buying charity shop paintings and then adding monsters to them. Using acrylics or oil paints that match the original artwork, he injects scenes with some paranormal activity. Continue reading »

Bored Sitting At Home? Try To Find A Cat In Each Picture!

Sitting at home all day long can be boring at times. So here’s a little something to do: try to find a cat in each picture. We swear, there really are cats there! Continue reading »

Photographer Anto Magzan Captured The Aftermath Of The Strong Earthquake In Zagreb

The European seismological agency, EMSC, declared the earthquake measured 5.3 and struck a wide area north of the capital, Zagreb, on Sunday, March 22, 2020 at 6:23 a.m. Power was cut as people ran out of their homes. Continue reading »

Meet The Russian Who Walks Around The City During The Coronavirus Pandemic – Dressed As A Plague Doctor

A man in the costume of a plague doctor walks along the Kaliningrad streets, a Russian exclave on the Baltic Sea. It is sandwiched between Poland and Lithuania along the Baltic coast. The people look at the tall, thin figure in black with surprise. Continue reading »

Japanese Artist Creates Stunningly Realistic Pen And Pencil Illustrations

Talented illustrator Yuuki Tokuda is well known not only on Twitter and Instagram for his original characters that have become books and merchandise, but for his incredibly lifelike drawings. His most recent work, however, may just be his best yet. With a pen, pencil, and copic marker, the impressive artist has been blowing minds on Twitter by creating an ultra-realistic squid that looks like it’s been dropped on a cutting board, not a piece of paper. Continue reading »

Taxidermy Animal Hats: Bizarre Victorian Fashion Trend

This particular craze is perhaps an extension of the overall fascination with taxidermy, and the ways in which the Victorians pushed creative boundaries with the controversial practice. Continue reading »

Quarantine – Everyone Against The Virus: Brazil Designer Made A Boardgame About Quarantine

During the quarantine period due to the coronavirus pandemic, thousands of people are trying to enjoy at most their time at home. Some of them is reading books, watching TV series, cooking, cleaning, or having fun with video games and board games. Continue reading »

Artist Re-Imagines Classic Paintings To Obey Social Distancing Rules During The Coronavirus Pandemic

People across the globe have been instructed to obey social distancing rules for the foreseeable future amid the coronavirus pandemic. And following the new legislation, German based artist Til Kolare have reimagined a series of classic paintings in accordance with the law. Continue reading »

Italian Photographer Matteo Carella Captures Urban Tokyo In Noir And Neon

Matteo Carella aka adjacent.future is a self-taught photographer from Torre Annunziata (a town near Naples, Italy) currently based in Milan. He loves capturing Tokyo pictures both in daylight and nightlight scene. Continue reading »

Temporary Tattoos Are Back, And They’re Better Than Ever

If you were lucky enough to have grown up in the 90s, you probably remember transfer tattoos. Cut one, apply on clean skin, press down with a damp towel and hold for a few seconds – and there, you have a tattoo for the next seven to twelve days! They were all the rage back then, but then they sort of… vanished. These tattoos weren’t suitable for teens or adults – they were silly, childish, and their quality was questionable. Once the initial excitement was over, they simply weren’t good enough to last. Continue reading »