Winning Images from The 2020 Street Photography Competition By Independent Photographer

Maude Bardet- 1st Prize – $1000: “Goat auctions in Nizwa” – Oman
Winning Images from The 2020 Street Photography Competition By Independent Photographer

Here are the winners and finalists of The Street Photography Competition By Independent Photographer.

The Independent Photographer, an international network of photography enthusiasts & photographers, has announced the winners of its Street Photography contest. Continue reading »

Vintage Photos of Famous People With Their Minis From the 1960s and 1970s

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Vintage Photos of Famous People With Their Minis From the 1960s and 1970s

When it comes to driving a classic car there are plenty of wonderful choices. For people who favor practicality and style, minis are an ideal vehicle. Minis have proven to be popular with celebrities as well. There’s a range of famous people who’ve owned a Mini, including Paul McCartney and Steve McQueen. Here’s a selection of celebrities that have owned — and loved — their Minis. Continue reading »

As the World Plunges Into the Flames of The Pandemic, Thousands of People at The Halloween Parade in Wuhan

As the World Plunges Into the Flames of The Pandemic, Thousands of People at The Halloween Parade in Wuhan
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Halloween revelers flocked to an amusement park in Wuhan, China, to celebrate the spooky holiday less than a year after the deadly coronavirus began infecting people in the city before spreading across the globe. The crowds, dressed in costumes including pirates, superheroes and zombie nurses, celebrated by watching a parade at Happy Valley Wuhan amusement park, photos of the scene show.

Domestic tourists have returned to Wuhan in recent months as China says they’ve turned a corner in their fight against the virus. Continue reading »

“Wake Up, Beauty!”: The Superb Digital Concept & Fantasy Art Works of Tony Sart

"Wake Up, Beauty!": The Superb Digital Concept & Fantasy Art Works of Tony Sart

Dive into the art of Anton Yakovlev (aka Tony Sart), a freelance concept artist & illustrator. Continue reading »

Taiwanese Shop Owner Installed A Glass Ceiling For His Cats And Now They Won’t Stop Staring At Him

If you have a cat, consider yourself under constant surveillance. Cats are not only extremely cautious, but also super curious. Hence, it is natural for them to always be in places where they can observe everything all the time in peace.

Like behind a glass ceiling, for example. Yep, we may not have the original ceiling cat any more, but it as a concept lives on in other iterations of ceilings and cats mashed up to fascinate the internet.

Taiwanese Shop Owner Installed A Glass Ceiling For His Cats And Now They Won’t Stop Staring At Him

So, Taiwanese Twitter user @SCMcrocodile recently tweeted some pictures of his friend’s shop that has recently undergone some ceiling modifications to include glass tiles for casual feline spectators. Continue reading »

An East Dallas Home’s Halloween Decorations Prompt Multiple Police Visits

An East Dallas Home's Halloween Decorations Prompt Multiple Police Visits

Halloween, the high holy day of spooky season, has a sort of Spooky Scale that runs the gamut from the casual black cat, full moon, or harmless jack-o’-lantern to the extremes of disembodied corpses, chainsaw massacre enactments or, even scarier, the thought of paying bills every month under the terror of COVID-19. Continue reading »

This Dog Muzzle Is Perfect To Scare The Hell Out Of Neighbors On Halloween

This Dog Muzzle Is Perfect To Scare The Hell Out Of Neighbors On Halloween

This dog muzzle makes your nice and friendly dog look like a snarling werewolf that’s about to take a chomp out of your neighbor’s butt, when in reality your dog is sitting calmly with it’s mouth shut, wondering why everyone around them is freaking out. Continue reading »

Blue Haze: Beautiful Desert Photographs By Mariyan Atanasov

Blue Haze: Beautiful Desert Photographs By Mariyan Atanasov

“The project Blue Haze is from the Sahara desert and more specifically Merzouga, Morocco. I couldn’t have a chance to travel abroad this year because of the COVID and the idea of this project was born while I was checking my photo archive – those pictures are from my trip to that destination 2 years ago,” Mariyan says. Continue reading »

This Instagram Account Creates Sinister Parodies Of Vintage Album Covers

This Instagram Account Creates Sinister Parodies Of Vintage Album Covers

While growing up you almost certainly encountered vintage album covers, so you are probably familiar with their cover art styles. These albums featured awkwardly staged scenes that were practically begging to be parodied, and the folks at @obscurestvinyl did just that. Don’t scroll down if you are easily offended! Continue reading »

Stunning Vintage Photos of the Panther 6, a Crazy 6-Wheeled UK Sports Car From 1977

Stunning Vintage Photos of the Panther 6, a Crazy 6-Wheeled UK Sports Car From 1977

The Panther 6 was a British six-wheel convertible produced by Panther in 1977. The car is powered by a mid-mounted 8.2 L (500 cu in) Cadillac V8 engine with twin turbochargers paired to a three-speed automatic transmission. Only two cars were made (one in black, one in white), both of which are known to still exist. Continue reading »

Graphic Artist Turns One-Star Reviews Of National Parks Into Great Posters

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Graphic Artist Turns One-Star Reviews Of National Parks Into Great Posters

Graphic artist Amber Share has heard your cries of boredom and used them as inspiration to create brand new tourism ads for America’s National Parks. Here are a few of her posters that are sure to make anyone comfortable settling on a staycation instead of camping this year. Continue reading »

Japanese Priest Adorably Still Uses “Cat Mug” Made by Daughter Even Though It’s an Eye-Stabbing Demon

Japanese Twitter user Chikai Matsuzaki is the head priest of the Jodo Shinsou Honganji school’s Eimyouji Temple in Kita-Kyushuu, but he’s getting attention lately for a predicament caused by refusing to stop using a present his daughter made for him.

Japanese Priest Adorably Still Uses “Cat Mug” Made by Daughter Even Though It’s an Eye-Stabbing Demon

Matsuzaki recent shared a photo of himself drinking from a mug made by his daughter. As he says, it’s an adorable keepsake pottery gift, but it’s something you need to keep your eyes on when using–if you can! Continue reading »

Beautiful Bizarre: Weird and Wonderful Post-Mortem Fairy Tales by Mothmeister

Beautiful Bizarre: Weird and Wonderful Post-Mortem Fairy Tales by Mothmeister

Artistic duo Mothmeister have created a place they call “Wounderland”. It is a land in which grotesque creatures, in fascinating yet disturbing masks, stare out from barren wastelands, usually accompanied by mounted and stuffed animals. Unconventional and enchanting, the fairytale world of Mothmeister is at once reminiscent of a bygone age, while subtly criticising today’s ever-present ‘selfie’ culture, and the beauty standards imposed by the media. Continue reading »

Wearing Futuristic Protective Suits, Washington State Crews Destroy First US Murder Hornet Nest

Wearing Futuristic Protective Suits, Washington State Crews Destroy First US Murder Hornet Nest
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Heavily protected crews worked in Washington state on Saturday to destroy the first nest of so-called murder hornets discovered in the United States. Continue reading »

Artist Raises Thousands for Charity with Hilarious Pet Portraits

Artist Raises Thousands for Charity with Hilarious Pet Portraits

Hercule Van Wolfwinkle – real name Phil – has been tackling 150 portraits a week for local homelessness charity Turning Tides. Move over Banksy – Hercule Van Wolfwinkle has taken the prime spot with his unconventional animal portraits on social media. Continue reading »

Austria Postal Service Prints Coronavirus-Themed Stamp on Toilet Paper

Austria Postal Service Prints Coronavirus-Themed Stamp on Toilet Paper

The stamp was inspired by the panic-buying of toilet paper when COVID-19 first hit Europe in the spring. It shows a baby elephant, a symbol which has encouraged citizens to keep their distance during the pandemic. Continue reading »

Russian Artist Maria Safronova Paints Anxiety and Uncertainty within Ordered Lives

Russian Artist Maria Safronova Paints Anxiety and Uncertainty within Ordered Lives

How can classical painting techniques be used to construct a reality that reflects and critiques contemporary society? This is what Maria Safronova sets out to do in her recent series of paintings, accompanied by three-dimensional props. Continue reading »

The Photographer Took Dark and Gloomy Photos of A Small Russian City Covered with Morning Fog

The Photographer Took Dark and Gloomy Photos of A Small Russian City Covered with Morning Fog
Welcome sign: “I love Kopeisk”

Photographer Anton Dikarev likes to take urban photos and this is how he shows his native city of Kopeisk, Russia. Just imagine, you wake up in the morning and get another day started in a place like this… Continue reading »

Hungarian Artist Creates Hilarious Scenes By Placing Characters In Movies Or TV Shows They Don’t Belong In

Hungarian Artist Creates Hilarious Scenes By Placing Characters In Movies Or TV Shows They Don’t Belong In

Have you ever wondered what would happen if Ace Ventura and The Joker were in one movie? What about Deadpool and Vincent Vega teaming up? No? Well, this Hungarian artist has, and he created these funny edits to show us what that would look like. Continue reading »

Artist Turns Ordinary Everyday Objects Into Star Wars Characters

Artist Turns Ordinary Everyday Objects Into Star Wars Characters

According to Javier Pérez: “Hi everyone! I’m cintascotch—a graphic designer, audiovisual producer, and a partner of the digital agency “Cafeína” (Guayaquil-Ecuador). Continue reading »

Oreo Built a Doomsday Vault in Norway for Cookies to Preserve Them for Generations to Come

Oreo Built a Doomsday Vault in Norway for Cookies to Preserve Them for Generations to Come

Asteroid 2018 VP1 is scheduled to graze Earth on Nov. 2, the day before the US elections. It has a real but exceedingly slim (0.41%) possibility of entering our planet’s atmosphere, at which point it would harmlessly disintegrate. But Oreo isn’t taking any chances. The company has built a concrete doomsday vault in Norway to house its cookies. Continue reading »

“Strength”: Street Artist Painted 3 Murals On A Local Hospital As A Tribute To Spain’s Health Workers

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"Strength": Street Artist Painted 3 Murals On A Local Hospital As A Tribute To Spain's Health Workers

Pejac (previously), real name Silvestre Santiago, is a Spanish painter and street artist whose works include outdoor murals, often utilising trompe-l’œil techniques. Santiago was born in Santander, Cantabria, Spain in 1977. He studied fine art, first at Salamanca, then Barcelona, and finally at Accademia di Belle Arti di Milano “Brera”. He worked at Norway’s NuArt Festival in 2015. The same year, he painted site-specific works in Hong Kong and Tokyo. He has also worked in the Husn refugee camp in Amman, Jordan, creating silhouette images by scraping paint off old walls. As of 2014, he was again living in Santander. Continue reading »

Unusual Maps People Shared On This Group That Might Change Your Perspective On Things

An Image Of GPS Tracking Of Multiple Wolves In Six Different Packs Around Voyageurs National Park Shows How Much The Wolf Packs Avoid Each Other’s Range
Unusual Maps People Shared On This Group That Might Change Your Perspective On Things

For many of us, cartography day in geography or history class meant a quick nap. With our eyes open, we’d dream of all the delicious stuff we were gonna eat after school, of music we’d play on the Walkman, of a message we received the other day from that cutie… Continue reading »

The Winners of the Luminar Bug Photography Awards 2020 Have Just Been Announced

The winners have been announced in the Luminar Bug Photography Awards 2020, in association with Europe’s leading invertebrate charity, Buglife. Over 5,000 images were submitted from around the globe. The overall winning photographers were, Mofeed Abu Shalwa and Jamie Spensley.

The Winners of the Luminar Bug Photography Awards 2020 Have Just Been Announced
Mofeed Abu Shalwa won Luminar bug photographer of the year. This photograph is of a red palm weevil. (Photo by Mofeed Abu Shalwa/Luminar Bug Photographer of the Year 2020) Continue reading »

“Wear Mask. Save Live”: Borat Had Made Hilarious Appearances on Major Landmarks Across the UK

Borat was beamed onto Edinburgh Castle with the pro-mask message
"Wear Mask. Save Live": Borat Had Made Hilarious Appearances on Major Landmarks Across the UK

Sacha Baron Cohen’s comical character was projected onto famous sites around the country with the slogan: “Wear mask. Save live.” And he posed up wearing nothing but a face mask covering his modesty. Continue reading »