40-Foot Studebaker President: The World’s Biggest Passenger Car

Few companies escaped the Stock Market Crash of 1929 that plunged the United States and much of the western world into an abyss of economic recession. One of the worst hit was the automobile industry—because obviously it was hard to sell cars to people who were out of work. Continue reading »

The Wonderful Art Of Missing Pet Posters

The illustrations in these missing pet posters, made by people with little artistic skills, are hilarious. Yet, there is a touch of sadness in them, a heartbreaking desperation. Continue reading »

“People Of The Twenty-First Century”: Photographer Spent 20 Years Documenting Fashion Trends Worn By People Around The World

“For close to a quarter century now, Hans Eijkelboom has been taking to the shopping streets of countless cities around the world (Amsterdam, New York, Paris, Shanghai—and now also Athens and Kassel) to photographically record the dizzying sartorial diversity that is such a defining hallmark of global capitalism—a plethora of visual (“surface”) difference that, when viewed from the perspective of an artist interested in discerning patterns, i.e., repetition, inevitably results in a document of arresting sameness. Continue reading »

New Words That You Should Add To Your Vocabulary

When languages evolve, it’s essential that scholars and dictionaries and vocabularies keep up. Here are some 20+ new words that we all should start using. Continue reading »

This Bizarre Japanese Temple Looks Like A Fallen Intergalactic Starship

Rising out of central Tokyo, not far from Tokyo Tower or the Emperor’s Palace, this bizarre, black, pyramidal structure is a temple of the “Inner Trip Reiyukai.” Continue reading »

Polish Artist Creates 27 Controversial Illustrations For Political Magazine

Manipulation Of Manipulation

Igor Morski is a Polish graphic designer, illustrator and set designer. Presently, he focuses on mixed media graphic art, based manly on photo manipulation, drawing, recently also 3D. Continue reading »

Cinematic And Cyberpunk Urban Photography By Felipe OA

Minimalist and mysterious urban landscapes by Felipe OA, a gifted self-taught photographer, writer, and artist currently based in Valdivia, Chile. Felipe focuses mainly on urban and street photography. He shoots amazing nightscapes and cityscapes with a surreal atmosphere. Continue reading »

Cosplay Artist Creates Shoes And Boots In The Shape Of Animal Hooves

We’ve seen many amazing cosplays that make it hard for us to distinguish whether they’re real or just someone wearing costumes and fashion accessories to masterfully copy a specific character or a person. Originally coined in Japan in 1984, this already wildly-known performance art has captured millions of hearts and created a vivid subculture all around the world. Continue reading »

Artist Emmanuelle Moureaux Creates A Colorful Installation Made Of 140,000 Pieces Of Paper

Tokyo-based French architect Emmanuelle Moureaux recently hung 140,000 pieces of paper from the ceiling to create rainbow passageways in celebration of a Japanese soft drink company’s centennial. Each piece of paper is cut in the form of a symbol from the Japanese writing system, hiragana. The colorful installation, titled “Universe of Words,” opened this summer during the Tanabata Festival and was inspired by the tradition of writing wishes on paper and hanging them from bamboo branches. Continue reading »

Breathtaking Wildlife Macro Photography In The Borneo Rainforest By Chien C. Lee

Outstanding wildlife shots of monsters from the Borneo rainforest by Chien C. Lee, a biologist turned photographer and environmental educator from California who moved to Borneo in 1996. Chien focuses mainly on wildlife, birds, animals, and macro photography.

“My goal as a photographer is to produce images that help to inspire a deeper understanding and respect for our natural world”, he says.

Lee fascinated by the intricate interactions and adaptations of rainforest organisms that showcase the wondrous complexity of these ecosystems.


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“One of the most unusual fungi I’ve come across in Borneo’s rainforests is this cage fungus (Clathrus sp.). If only the smelled as nice as they looked! These are relatives of the stinkhorns (Phallaceae) and their name is well deserved. Rather than having airborne spores as most mushrooms, these utilize insects for their dispersal. The putrid rotting scent attracts flies and other insects that inadvertently carry away bits of the sticky brown slime, in which the spores are found.” Continue reading »

Funny Illustrations About Sloths And Their Daily Life Struggles By Japanese Artist Keigo

Sloths are fantastic animals, and we just can’t get enough. Some of us can definitely agree with this statement 100%. However, there’s hardly anyone who loves sloths more than Japanese artist Keigo. Continue reading »

“Hobby Buddies”: Ursula Sprecher And Andi Cortellini’s Weird And Wonderful Photos Of Clubs

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Swiss Garrison (Serving the 501st Legion). Photo © by Ursula Sprecher and Andi Cortellini

Ursula Sprecher and Andi Cortellini are obsessed with people’s hobbies. The two Swiss artists have spent the past seven years traveling across their native Switzerland photographing gatherings of like-minded people in a myriad array of interests and niche groups. Continue reading »

Summer Beach Knife Oil Paintings By Alena Shymchonak

Alena Shymchonak is a painter who comes from Estonia. She produces a lot of paintings for collectors in different countries. She like using palette knife and oil painting to produce her paintings. Continue reading »

Concepts From Future Past: Porsche Tapiro

Traveling to auto shows, we get to see a whole lot of cool and unusual concept cars. They may serve as inspiration for production vehicles, but the majority of them never go into production themselves. Once such concept was the Porsche Tapiro. Continue reading »

Artist Highlights The Problems Of Our Society Through Haunting Illustrations

Just like Neo from The Matrix, we sometimes get a strange feeling deep in our guts that something is not quite right with the world. German artist Steffen Kraft, who also goes by the name Iconeo online, makes amazing social commentary pictures that highlight how ironic, weird and even hypocritical life can sometimes be. Continue reading »