“Asylum Of Shadows”: Horror, Nightmares And Dreams In Metal Albums Art By Ken Sarafin

“Metal bands want to portray the opposite of a happy life on their album covers,” says Ken Sarafin, and the Vale of Pnath frontman knows from whence he speaks. In addition to creating the awe-inducing artwork for his band’s latest release, The Prodigal Empire, Sarafin has illustrated at least a dozen album covers for an array of acts, both local and national, including Axeslasher, Listen to Reason, Exotype, Acedia, Arcania, Blue Waffle and Voiceless Location, among others. Continue reading »

“What We See When We Shut Our Eyes”: The Superb Digital Artworks Of BakaArts

“I’m Darius, a Digital Artist based in Germany. I design personalized and creativity-focused works for big and small clients. I have a keen eye for surrealistic, modern & colorful, thought-provoking designs. I love taking on new design challenges and making your ideas come to life. I am here to solve your problems.” Continue reading »

Artist Duo Alfredo And Isabel Aquilizan Craft Dystopian Cities From Cardboard

The husband-and-wife team of Alfredo and Isabel Aquilizan, who emigrated from the Philippines to Australia in 2006, address themes of displacement, change, memory and community. Their large-scale installations often reflect their own migratory experiences, while conveying points of exchange and communication that extend beyond borders. Continue reading »

Famous Music Hits Turned Into Vintage Ad Posters

David Redon wanted to take music hits and treat them like they were vintage ads, that the artist was the product and the title was the baseline. We can highlight the fact that David Redon adapted wonderfully every visual code of the first printed ads. Continue reading »

“Schoolgirl Nightmares”: Bizarre And Horror Paintings By Kazuhiro Hori

The world can be a cruel place.

But in it, Japanese artist Kazuhiro Hori sees young girls as the quintessential embodiment of innocence and purity. Channeling this outlook, his illustrations depict nightmarish worlds populated by rosy-cheeked schoolgirls in distress. Continue reading »

Japanese Sculptor Shows How He Transforms Wood Into Surreal Sculptures

These surreal wood sculptures by Japanese sculptor Yoshitoshi Kanemaki will become so much more impressive once you see how much work it took to make them! For one of his latest sculptures, an otherwise-ordinary girl with 12 faces, Kanemaki created a series of progress photos that show the sculpture’s progress from crude log to finished work of art. Continue reading »

McDonalds Opens A Tiny Restaurant For Bees


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Bee colonies around the world are dying at alarming rates. No more so than in the USA, where it is estimated the 44% of colonies were lost in 2016 alone. There are many reasons for this alarming decline, most of which are down to us. Continue reading »

Cool Pics That Show People With Technologies In The 80s

Young woman with a walkman while reading and smoking

If you lived through the 1980s, then you know it was an amazing decade. It seemed like every month some cool new technology came onto the market. Many of the most popular consumer products today made their mark in the 1980s. Continue reading »

Rarest And Oldest Porsche: Yours For About $20 Million


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The rarest and oldest Porsche of them all will go sale in August, expecting to fetch about $20 million at auction. The 1939 Porsche Type 64 was the personal vehicle of German car designer and manufacturer Ferdinand and Ferry Porsche. Continue reading »

Curious “Shiba Inu Sticking Their Heads Through Walls” Bath Towel Set Gives You A Patiently Waiting Shower Buddy

You don’t have to peruse Japanese online retailer Felissimo’s YOU+MORE! series (previously) that long to find out that they have a fondness for making products themed after funny internal images and shiba inu. One of their latest items takes the best of both worlds and combines them with shiba inu peeping out from a hole in the wall, based on the viral image below – the bath towel set! Continue reading »

Photograher Captures Photos From The Highest Places In Tokyo Show The Beauty Of The City

According to Davide Sasso (previously): “My name is Davide Sasso and photography is one of my passions. At the end of last year, I went to Tokyo fulfilling one of my biggest dreams. Continue reading »

Artist Creates 3D Sculptures Of Ancient Deities And Mythological Creatures With A Modern And Surreal Twist

According to Oliver Marinkoski: “I got to the idea what it would look like if the ancient Slavic gods were represented in Roman style sculptures, then added some modern attributes to their supernatural ability’s (God and Goddess of thunder got a boom-stick). Then I continued creating their Roman and Hellenic counterparts, and maybe ancient Egypt gods are next!” Continue reading »

Korean Artist Transforms Well-Known Products Into Origami Miniatures

If you love origami, then you will love these miniature origami sculptures by Origami Minimal, an artist based in Korea. Her collection of origami is a bit different however, they are unique miniature paper sculptures that have been carefully folded into branded items that we all know and love. Continue reading »

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 »