Minimalistic Illustrations That Tackle Mental Health By “Worry Lines”

Minimalistic Illustrations That Tackle Mental Health By “Worry Lines”

Beautiful minimalism. Relatable hopes, dreams, fears, and worries. And a unique way to visualize mental health. At the intersection of all these things are the wonderfully pure illustrations by Worry Lines. Through her simple but pleasing drawings, the artist also engages topics like self-care and relationships. Continue reading »

Black and White Photos Show the ’80s Street Fashion Styles of Young People

Black and White Photos Show the ’80s Street Fashion Styles of Young People

When thinking of 80’s fashion, the words ‘big and bright’ surely sums it up. It was a decade of big hair, padded shoulders, and eye-straining fabric colors and patterns. Fashion in the 1980s was about materialistic values and flaunting wealth. Having the right clothes meant spending extra money to buy designer labels and sports goods with a brand logo. Continue reading »

Beautiful Portraits Of Rare And Endangered Birds That Look Simply Stunning

The Himalayan Monal
“The Himalayan Monal is the national bird of Nepal.”
Beautiful Portraits Of Rare And Endangered Birds That Look Simply Stunning

Photographer Tim Flach has three goldfish and two Burmese cats. The latter, Hunt and Blue, eagerly keep their owner company while he works, even though they would probably gladly devour some of his subjects. Continue reading »

Winners Of The 2020 International Landscape Photographer Of The Year Competition Have Been Announced And They’re Mesmerizing

Magical Night in Tromsø, Norway—part of a portfolio that won Yuen the title of International Landscape Photographer of the Year 2020
Winners Of The 2020 International Landscape Photographer Of The Year Competition Have Been Announced And They’re Mesmerizing
Kelvin Yuen / International Landscape Photographer of the Year

From lush green forests to dramatic star-studded skies, the stunning winner shots of the 2020 International Landscape Photographer of the Year competition have finally been announced. Based in Sydney, Australia, the competition received over 3800 entries from professional artists hoping to win the prize. But there can be only one winner for the “Photographer of the year” category and this year, it went to the 24-year-old artist from Hong Kong Kelvin Yuen, who entered with mesmerizing mountain snaps taken at various locations. Continue reading »

This Guy Rates Benches All Around The UK And The Reviews Are Spot-On

“The bench was comfortable, big broad arms, the seat was a good height and had a subtle curve, a great base, a plaque and a wonderful view. It’s a a very solid 7/10.”
This Guy Rates Benches All Around The UK And The Reviews Are Spot-On

Everybody has a hobby. It can be anything as simple as collecting coins or stamps, partaking in certain sports, whether as a player or a spectator, or even cosplaying, but it can also be a bit more uncommon, like trainspotting, collecting pictures of doors, and rating benches. Continue reading »

Medieval Visions of Hell, Satan, Demons And Cabbalistic Signs From A 1775 Compendium Of Horrors

Medieval Visions of Hell, Satan, Demons And Cabbalistic Signs From A 1775 Compendium Of Horrors

These are Visions of Hell, Satan and Demons according to the Compendium rarissimum totius Artis Magicae sistematisatae per celeberrimos Artis hujus Magistros, 1775 – (translation: “A rare summary of the entire Magical Art by the most famous Masters of this Art.”) Continue reading »

50 Times People Took A Photograph And Realized It’s “Accidental Renaissance”

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50 Times People Took A Photograph And Realized It’s “Accidental Renaissance”

When you point your camera at a random thing on the street, you usually don’t expect much. But in the vast sea of dull photos that fill your camera roll, one stands out. Call it a miracle, or a lovely surprise, but if you feel like the pic is superior in composition, style, lighting, and somewhat resembles a classical painting, it may be that you have just encountered “accidental renaissance.” Continue reading »

Incredible Technologies From The Past That Just Look Odd Today

300 Year Old Library Tool that Enabled a Researcher to Have Seven Books Open at Once, yet Conveniently Nearby (Palafoxiana Library, Puebla)
Incredible Technologies From The Past That Just Look Odd Today

Twenty years ago, you would have been the coolest kid on the block for carrying a Nokia 3310. But time flies and technological innovation accelerates along with it. Today, we live in a world ruled by touch screens, face recognition, and machine learning, so imagine what the technology was like a century ago, or two. Continue reading »

The Spectacular World’s Fair Exposition Universelle in Rare Pictures, 1899

The Eiffel Tower viewed from the Champ du Mars.
The Spectacular World's Fair Exposition Universelle in Rare Pictures, 1899
AALTO University/Brown University Library Center

The 1889 World Fair in Paris was symbolically important, since the year 1889 marked the hundredth anniversary of the French Revolution, and the Fair was announced as a celebration of the event. It attracted more than thirty-two million visitors. The most famous structure created for the Exposition, and still remaining, is the Eiffel Tower. Continue reading »

Japanese Guy Absolutely Nails Anime Girl Cosplay, from Evangelion to Sailor Moon

Japanese Guy Absolutely Nails Anime Girl Cosplay, from Evangelion to Sailor Moon

Meet Rei, a talented Japanese cosplayer. His fantastic makeup skill and costumes are great attention-grabbing in their own right, but they’re even more impressive when you take into account that even though Rei largely focuses on cosplaying popular female characters from video games and anime, Rei is actually a man. Continue reading »

“Elvira, Mistress Of The Dark”: Stunning Photos of Cassandra Peterson in the 1980s

"Elvira, Mistress Of The Dark": Stunning Photos of Cassandra Peterson in the 1980s

Born 1951 in Manhattan, Kansas, American actress, writer and singer Cassandra Peterson had a small role as a showgirl in the James Bond film Diamonds Are Forever (1971) and played a topless dancer in the film The Working Girls (1974). Continue reading »

Sony’s Iconic PlayStation Shapes Take Over London Tube Station for UK PS5 Launch

Sony’s Iconic PlayStation Shapes Take Over London Tube Station for UK PS5 Launch
Alex Davidson/Getty Images

Sony has taken over Oxford Circus Tube station in London to mark the launch of the PS5 in the UK. The marketing stunt will last for 48 hours at Oxford Circus, and sees the Tube station rebranded with PlayStation shapes throughout. The walls of the tube station have changed, alongside the decorative roundels for the four station entrances at street level. Continue reading »

Someone Replaced The Dinosaurs In Jurassic Park With Ferrets, And It’s The Remake You Didn’t Know You Wanted

Someone Replaced The Dinosaurs In Jurassic Park With Ferrets, And It’s The Remake You Didn’t Know You Wanted

If you love dinosaurs, you’ve probably seen the Jurassic Park movies numerous times, and think they’re pretty much perfect the way they are. After all, the movies already have giant T-Rexes, tons of action, and, of course, Jeff Goldblum, so how could you possibly make them even better? Well, someone has found a way – and they did that by replacing all of the dinosaurs with ferrets. Continue reading »

Illustrated Basketball Court in Coruña, Spain by Studio Flaco x H4C

Illustrated Basketball Court in Coruña, Spain by Studio Flaco x H4C

According to an artists: “We’ve been called by Hanging4Climbing to create a custom basketball court where they based on, in the suburbs of A Coruña, Spain. Here at Flaco, we have been strongly influenced by basketball since we were little kids. Team play, sacrifice and frustration are all elements that we still carry with us in our daily life here in the studio. Continue reading »

Pictures Of The Way This Thai Teacher Is Teaching Anatomical Drawing Are Going Viral

Pictures Of The Way This Thai Teacher Is Teaching Anatomical Drawing Are Going Viral

Wannarit Karin is a Thai artist and the founder of the ART of Anatomy academy in Bangkok. The man is a very dedicated teacher and recently the photos of his amazing anatomical drawing lessons went viral all over the internet. Continue reading »

Reconnect with Nature: Spectacular Winning Photos from The Rediscover Nature Photo Competition 2020

Isn’t nature full of wonders? No matter where we are, we can always appreciate its beauty. Have you ever sat near a quiet lake in a mountain, watched sparrows nesting in your garden or a tiny herb seedling grow on your kitchen windowsill? Taking in nature in all its beautiful shapes and forms can bring us a lot of joy – now possibly more than ever.

A praying mantis, a huddle of butterflies, Galician horses and an alpine sunset are the winners of this year’s European Environment Agency’s “Rediscover Nature” photo competition.

Reconnect with Nature: Spectacular Winning Photos from The Rediscover Nature Photo Competition 2020
Green Road by Daniele Giannetti, finalist in the category Close-up of Nature. (Photo by Daniele Giannetti/REDISCOVER Nature/EEA) Continue reading »

This Guy Transformed A 1961 VW Beetle Deluxe Into A Black Matte Roadster

This Guy Transformed A 1961 VW Beetle Deluxe Into A Black Matte Roadster

The Volkswagen Beetle is one of the most iconic cars in automotive history. Sure, the classic Type 1 was considered a tad bit underpowered and technically unimpressive compared to its competition. However, what it lacked on the inside was vastly outweighed by its never-before-seen aesthetic—so much so that just by looking at it, you can’t help but smile. It’s a cute car! Continue reading »

Fascinating Vintage Photos of a Batman-Themed Dance Class in New York in the 1960s

Fascinating Vintage Photos of a Batman-Themed Dance Class in New York in the 1960s

In 1966, Batman stepped out of the comic book and onto the small screen, and the world was never the same again. As opposed to the brooding and serious tone of the modern movies, back then the TV show was playfully made for laughs, which suited the anti-authoritarian ‘60s quite well, while also completely captivated both adults and children’s attention. Continue reading »

Marissa Oosterlee Creates Beautiful Hypperrealistic Portraits of Submerged Woman

Marissa Oosterlee Creates Beautiful Hypperrealistic Portraits of Submerged Woman

The precision and technique with which Marissa Oosterlee utilizes provides us with pieces that possess incredible rendering. The artist paints portraits of submerged women with incredible detail. In these, Marissa creates her own reality. Continue reading »

Louis Renard’s Superb Illustrations of The East Indies Marine Life He Never Saw

Louis Renard’s Superb Illustrations of The East Indies Marine Life He Never Saw

Louis Renard (c.1678-1746), a publisher and spy for the British crown, never left his native Netherlands. He never saw a live tropical fish, let alone one swimming about the East Indies. So how did he know what a tropical fish looked like? Well, the aforementioned Moore can help us in his thoughts on reality. Continue reading »

Photographer Albert Dros Captures Beautiful Rural Landscapes of the Netherlands

Photographer Albert Dros Captures Beautiful Rural Landscapes of the Netherlands

According to Albert: “I’m a 34 year old photographer from The Netherlands. I am known for my extreme passion for landscape photography, always wanting to plan unique shots. Volcanos, Solar Eclipses, I’ve done it all. Continue reading »

Artist Draws a Series of Innocent Illustrations Of Cute Animals In Japanese Scenarios

Artist Draws a Series of Innocent Illustrations Of Cute Animals In Japanese Scenarios

According to an artist: “After 12 years of experience drawing realism with graphite pencils, I decided to create this colorful project named Meronpan. I use diverse techniques to illustrate animals and pets, most of them in Japanese scenarios. Continue reading »

Daily Cat Drawings: Artist Wants To Adopt A Cat So Bad, She Signs Up For A 100-Day Cat Meme Drawing Challenge

Daily Cat Drawings: Artist Wants To Adopt A Cat So Bad, She Signs Up For A 100-Day Cat Meme Drawing Challenge

Drawing cats from memes every single day sounds like a dream come true. Well, animation student Emily Paquin aka Catwheezie is certainly living the life! She posts a drawing of a popular and beloved internet cat each day, and she doesn’t plan on stopping until she hits 100, and maybe even beyond! Continue reading »

“Memes of the Floating World”: Artist Recreates Favorite Memes In Japanese Print Styles

"Memes of the Floating World": Artist Recreates Favorite Memes In Japanese Print Styles

According to an artist: “It started as a Christmas gift to my wife, who loves the “Woman Yelling at Cat” meme, and has unfolded into an art project called “Memes of the Floating World.” In this strange dream world, classic Japanese woodblock print art and legends mash up with memes, dead and living, and internet lore from the past and present. Continue reading »

Winners & Finalists of The ‘Indian Photo Festival’ Portrait Prize 2020

The ‘Indian Photo Festival’ Portrait Prize 2020 is a portrait competition open to the photographers from the Indian subcontinent. Photographers have been making portraits for centuries and what’s so interesting about portraiture is its ability to capture the essence of a person, a time-period, or a culture. Running stratight for the past 4 years, this award aims at discovering the compelling portraits and extra-ordinary talents.

1st Prize – Vipin Singh
Winners & Finalists of The 'Indian Photo Festival' Portrait Prize 2020
“Devoted in her prayer, she was not distracted by her surroundings which was full of foam. Industrial waste of Delhi enters Yamuna River and makes it toxic. At some spots these big chunks of foam get formed and float around. During festivals people pray in River water but sometimes all of them don’t get water now.” Continue reading »