Spectacular Winning Photos from The Weather Photographer of the Year 2020 Awards

AccuWeather partnered with the Royal Meteorological Society on their “Weather Photographer of the Year” 2020 contest this year. As determined by the judges, Rudolf Sulgan is Weather Photographer of the Year for 2020.

Spectacular Winning Photos from The Weather Photographer of the Year 2020 Awards
“Blizzard”. The winning shot of a snowstorm in New York City. (Photo by Rudolf Sulgan/Royal Meteorological Society’s Weather Photographer of the Year Awards) Continue reading »

Christine Rai’s Comics Prove You Actually Can Make Art From Bad Tan Lines & Microaggressions

Christine Rai's Comics Prove You Actually Can Make Art From Bad Tan Lines & Microaggressions

Take a break from the darker, sarcastic side of Instagram humor and cuddle up with some of Rai’s colorfully cute musings. Rai will definitely teach you something new every day, and sometimes those lessons will be difficult. But her artwork is sure to leave you feeling more powerful and validated than drained and worrisome. Continue reading »

This Instagram Account Is Posting The Most Ridiculous Coronavirus Masks Spotted On The Subway

This Instagram Account Is Posting The Most Ridiculous Coronavirus Masks Spotted On The Subway

Keeping the coronavirus at bay is the top and foremost priority these days. A face mask has been added to the “check before leaving” daily bundle next to keys, wallet, and phone, and as we’re on our way to the second wave, we’re kinda used to this whole thing. But some people are still getting creative with the most questionable face coverings that defy science, common sense, and simply aesthetics. Continue reading »

2021 Pooping Dogs Calendar Is Here, and This Year Contains a Puzzle

2021 Pooping Dogs Calendar Is Here, and This Year Contains a Puzzle

White Elephant Party coming up? Yankee Swap? Secret Santa? Do you know someone who loves dogs…too much? This 12 month calendar of pooping dogs will be the most memorable gift you give this year. Continue reading »

During the Coronavirus Pandemic, Disinfector ‘Robots’ Were Hired at a Children’s Hospital in Russia

During the Coronavirus Pandemic, Disinfector 'Robots' Were Hired at a Children's Hospital in Russia
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Modern problems require advanced solutions. In a child health care of Rostov small patients are met by such robots. The dummies made by the clinic’s employees measure body temperature and sanitize hands. If the temperature is high, the machine will give an alarming signal. Continue reading »

2020 Miss Mexico Contestants Compete In Traditional Outfits And They Are Amazing

Miss Guanajuato, Georgina Villanueva
2020 Miss Mexico Contestants Compete In Traditional Outfits And They Are Amazing

Some things never go out of fashion. Like traditional clothes. Just a few days ago, Miss Mexico posted photos of their 2020 contestants rocking designer-made versions of the country’s traditional outfits and they quickly went viral. Continue reading »

Lovely Photos of Halloween Costumes For Kids in the 1960-80s

Lovely Photos of Halloween Costumes For Kids in the 1960-80s

Halloween is a holiday celebrated each year on October 31. The tradition originated with the ancient Celtic festival of Samhain, when people would light bonfires and wear costumes to ward off ghosts. Continue reading »

Japanese Illustrator’s Charming Key Chain Design Gives You a Travel Companion to Paint with Nature

Japanese Illustrator’s Charming Key Chain Design Gives You a Travel Companion to Paint with Nature

Gifted Japanese illustrator Kamome Fuyuno from Kanagawa writes in her profile that she loves colored pencils and nature. The second part of that definitely shows in one of her most popular works–a clever and charming acrylic key chain that lets itself be colored in by your surrounding natural scenery. Continue reading »

Spectacular Winning Images from The Nikon Small World Photomicrography Contest 2020

A selection of the winning images from Nikon’s 46th annual Small World photomicrography competition. The competition recognises excellence in the world of microscopic image-making. Daniel Castranova, assisted by Bakary Samasa in the lab of Dr Brant Weinstein at the National Institutes of Health, took the top prize for a photo of a juvenile zebrafish.

Spectacular Winning Images from The Nikon Small World Photomicrography Contest 2020
1st Place. Daniel Castranova, assisted by Bakary Samasa while working in the lab of Dr Brant Weinstein at the National Institutes of Health, took the top prize for his artfully rendered and technically immaculate photo of a juvenile zebrafish. The image is a dorsal view of the head of a fish with fluorescently “tagged” skeleton, scales (blue) and lymphatic system (orange), taken using confocal microscopy and image-stacking. 4X (objective lens magnification). (Photo by Daniel Castranova, Dr Brant Weinstein & Bakary Samasa/Nikon Small World Photomicrography 2020) Continue reading »

Stunning Aerial Photos Shows Luxury Cruise Ships Being Broken Up At a Dock in Turkey

Stunning Aerial Photos Shows Luxury Cruise Ships Being Broken Up At a Dock in Turkey
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Business is booming at a sea dock in western Turkey, where five hulking cruise ships are being dismantled for scrap metal sales after the Covid-19 pandemic all but destroyed the industry. Cruise ships were home to the some of the earliest clusters of Covid-19 as the pandemic spread globally early this year. Continue reading »

Japanese Illustrator Combines Animals and Vegetables to Make Charming Fairy Tale Creatures

Japanese Illustrator Combines Animals and Vegetables to Make Charming Fairy Tale Creatures

Japanese illustrator, manga artist, and all-around animal lover Ponkichi is continuing his artistic experiences with a new series the illustrator says is an effort to get young children to like vegetables. Each day, Ponkichi posts a new illustration that charmingly meshes adorable animals and vegetables into “fairies”. Continue reading »

This Instagram Account Points Out How Much Celebrity Faces Have Changed Over The Years

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This Instagram Account Points Out How Much Celebrity Faces Have Changed Over The Years

You know those good old visual puzzles where you have to spot the differences between two similar images? The Instagram account celebbeforeafter is something along the lines of that, though the side-by-side pictures are always of famous celebrities, showing how they looked then and how they look now. Continue reading »

Spectacular Winning Images from The Wildlife Photographer of The Year 2020

Photographer Sergey Gorshkov’s picture wins the Wildlife Photographer of the Year grand title with an ethereal image of a Siberian tiger scent-marking a gnarled fir tree in the Russian Far East.

The picture, titled The Embrace, shows the intimate moment an endangered Siberian tiger hugs an ancient Manchurian fir tree to mark it with her scent. It took Russian photographer Sergey Gorshkov over 11 months to capture using motion sensor cameras. Her Royal Highness The Duchess of Cambridge announced the image as the grand title winner in the Wildlife Photographer of the Year competition, which received over 49,000 entries.

Winner – Animals in their Environment and Garand Title Winner: The embrace by Sergey Gorshkov, Russia Winner 2020
Spectacular Winning Images from The Wildlife Photographer of The Year 2020
With an expression of sheer ecstasy, a tigress hugs an ancient Manchurian fir, rubbing her cheek against bark to leave secretions from her scent glands. She is an Amur, or Siberian, tiger, here in the Land of the Leopard National Park. Gorshkov installed his first proper camera trap in January 2019, opposite this grand fir. But it was not until November that he achieved the picture he had planned for, of a magnificent tigress in her Siberian forest environment. (Sergey Gorshkov/Wildlife Photographer of the Year) Continue reading »

Japanese Photographer Captures Stunningly Gorgeous Photoshoot of Tokyo Station During a Typhoon

Japanese Photographer Captures Stunningly Gorgeous Photoshoot of Tokyo Station During a Typhoon

Japanese photographer ‘7’ tends to focus their lens on some of the beautiful night photography locations available in the Kanagawa and Tokyo area. While the talented photographer’s work features shots that are usually breathtaking enough on their own, this time they were given a surprising natural enhancement by this past weekend’s Typhoon Chan-hom. Continue reading »

Graphic Artist Reimagines Children’s Board Games As Superb Horror Movie Posters

Graphic Artist Reimagines Children’s Board Games As Superb Horror Movie Posters

Most of us probably remember playing board games when we were little, maybe even now when we’re all grown up. Usually, they are designed to be colorful, happy, and fun, but what if they were a little creepier? What if they had blood, gore, and monsters? Continue reading »

Santa Wants to Keep You and His Friends at The North Pole Safe This Christmas so He’s Wearing a Mask

Santa Wants to Keep You and His Friends at The North Pole Safe This Christmas so He's Wearing a Mask

Santa is an iconic symbol of Christmas, and that’s why Santa Christmas ornaments have become so popular. Santa Claus ornaments come in many shapes and sizes, but all of them capture the jolly round personality of the character we all associate with snow, reindeer and presents. Old World Christmas has a large collection, and you won’t want to miss these glass Santa ornaments this Ho-Ho-Holiday! Continue reading »

This Artist Began Drawing These Comics About His Family Every Day During The Lockdown

This Artist Began Drawing These Comics About His Family Every Day During The Lockdown

According to an artist Karl Whiteley: “I was looking forward to going to some job interviews in March. But COVID-19 has hit a pause button on those plans and my social life as well. So I decided to do something for myself, about myself, and my family. It turned out to be a pretty valuable project as a creative professional. For the first time since my studies, I was able to explore my ideas freely. The opportunity was golden. And hence, my Lockdown Reflections were born, which I drew each day. I picked a round number, 100, and off I went.” Continue reading »

This is Reportage: Award-Winning Wedding Moments Captured During The 2020 Pandemic

Lori-Anne Crewe, Canada
This is Reportage: Award-Winning Wedding Moments Captured During The 2020 Pandemic

Coronavirus has taken its toll on all of us and has seen hundreds of thousands of weddings either postponed, canceled, or pared back to minimal guest numbers. The stress and disappointment this must have caused to brides and grooms throughout the world is quite unfathomable—and it has also had a massive effect on those working in the wedding industry.

Wedding photographers have indeed been hit hard, with many of their livelihoods now at risk; many who normally shoot 25 or more weddings a year have now been facing the reality of maybe only a handful, or even less. Continue reading »

Found Photos Show Fashion Styles of Young Women in the Late 1980s and Early ’90s

Found Photos Show Fashion Styles of Young Women in the Late 1980s and Early ’90s

Fashion in the 1990s was defined by a return to minimalist fashion, in contrast to the more elaborate and flashy trends of the 1980s. Continue reading »

French Artist Bruno Pontiroli Twists the World Around Him in His Paintings

French Artist Bruno Pontiroli Twists the World Around Him in His Paintings

Some artists have a knack for turning our world upside down with a stroke of a brush. Bruno Pontiroli is one of those artists. Bruno is a French contemporary artist that specializes in a specific kind of surrealism. He creates oil paintings and prints of contorted, distorted animals. Continue reading »

With This Ride-On Trump Costume It Looks Like Donald Is Giving You a Piggyback Ride

With This Ride-On Trump Costume It Looks Like Donald Is Giving You a Piggyback Ride

This ride-on Trump costume will make you look like Donald himself is giving you a piggyback ride. This hilarious thing is sure to be a hit and a conversation argument starter at any Halloween party you attend. Continue reading »

This Artist Delivers “The Good News” With Upbeat Street Flyers

This Artist Delivers “The Good News” With Upbeat Street Flyers

South African artist Jaco Haasbroek thinks there should be more good news in the world. To combat all the horrible news stories we come across daily, he decided to create a series of fictional upbeat headlines to lift everyone’s mood. Continue reading »

This Artist Makes a Living Selling Terrible Origami On Etsy

Etsy user MrImprov is testing the adage that art is what you can get away with, selling terrible origami for $50,000 or less. Below are some of his reasonably-priced creations.

Commemorative Snow Pile – US$20.00
This Artist Makes a Living Selling Terrible Origami On Etsy

Celebrate the season with this commemorative pile of shredded paper! Each “snowflake” is folded differently, so the these piles are unique as Mother Nature herself! Terribly made. Continue reading »

The Against The Wall Christmas Tree: Introducing a Christmas Tree That’s Perfectly Fits for Homes with Limited Space

The Against The Wall Christmas Tree: Introducing a Christmas Tree That’s Perfectly Fits for Homes with Limited Space
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If you live in a small apartment or simply have limited space in your home, every Christmas becomes a little nightmare. You want to decorate a Christmas tree in your living room but it ends up taking so much space, you hardly have any room left to walk around. Apparently it’s a more common problem than you thought and a company called Hammacher Schlemmer just came up with a solution – a half Christmas tree. Continue reading »

COVID-19 Social Distancing Guide In European Countries

COVID-19 Social Distancing Guide In European Countries

It’s important to keep distance from others during the Coronavirus pandemic, but sometimes it’s not entirely clear exactly how far you should stay away from others. Hopefully this guide will be able to help you to understand the right distance to keep while visiting various European countries. Continue reading »