Dog shelter Penkta Koja works in Lithuania and gets new dogs every day. Those stray dogs can be lost, hit by a car, left in the woods or just no longer needed because owners are going abroad. Did I mention the dogs that weren’t soothed for many years? That’s why they are grumpy. Stories are not in reverse. Continue reading »
Lauren Ko has only been in the pie biz for a little over a year, but you’d never be able to tell by looking at what’s coming out of the oven at her house. Her desserts are so intricate and artistic, it’s hard to imagine digging a serving knife into that beautifully-latticed crust or delicately-arranged fruit filling. Her Instagram page has blown up as a result of her culinary adventures, and she now boasts a following of more than 68 thousand. Continue reading »
Before The Great Clean-Up Began, Here Is Another Side Of New York In The 1970s That You May Never Know
New York is the most populous city in the United States, and one of the most populous urban agglomerations in the world. A global power city, New York City exerts a significant impact upon commerce, finance, media, art, fashion, research, technology, education, and entertainment, its fast pace defining the term New York minute.
Home to the headquarters of the United Nations, New York is an important center for international diplomacy and has been described as the cultural, financial, and media capital of the world. Continue reading »
Ever since Art was a child, he loved flying. His mom told me “even when he was a child he didn’t sleep once on the plane, and when he was old enough to have his own seat – it would have to be the window seat. He was glued to the window. He could not get enough of the view from above he would constantly tap my shoulder and tell me ‘ma look’. He was mesmerized by the patterns of the farm fields. Continue reading »
Cambodian artist Visoth Kakvei masterfully brings together symbolism and style, and no sketchbook has enough pages for his creativity.
The 27-year-old graphic designer usually draws his works freehand and the pieces take 3-6 hours to finish, but sometimes Kakvei feels it’s not enough. So, to make his incredibly intricate maze-like illustrations even more stunning, the artist digitally enhances them, making the doodles appear as if they’re popping out from the pages. Continue reading »
The word ruins ordinarily conveys a connotation of scarcely delineated brick walls and rubble dating back hundreds if not thousands of years, but the work of German artists Sabine Haubitz and Stefanie Zoche serves as a powerful reminder that unfortunate events, especially economic ones, can easily create ruins of much more recent vintage almost anywhere. Continue reading »
Here’s a clever outdoor campaign from Publicis London for the homelessness charity Depaul that manages to tell two different stories with the same copy. The ads are being placed on corners, with text on each side. If you read only the left side, the copy is all about the negative ideas people have about giving up a spare room to a homeless youth. But reading them in full, the ads actually argue for the benefits of volunteering.
“There’s another side to the story,” says the tagline. Continue reading »
Adam Opris Photography is continuing to push the envelope with his underwater photography! By bringing brides and grooms into the underwater realm, anything becomes possible. By incorporating the weightless environment underwater with bridal beauty and elegance, he is transforming the brides into mermaids and bringing their wedding dresses to life! Continue reading »
Madame Tussauds in Shanghai unveiled another lookalike of the man who plays the popular vampire Edward Cullen. Two of Pattinson’s Chinese fans – dressed up as brides — were given the chance to literally unveil the new wax figure of the Hollywood heartthrob.
Another wax figure is currently on display at Madame Tussauds in New York City. That one took four months and $220,000 to make, MTV reported. It was revealed in 2010.
Even Robert Pattinson’s wax-likeness causes fans to swoon. (Reuters / Aly Song) Continue reading »
Artist Liu Bolin demonstrates an art installation by blending in with vegetables displayed on the shelves at a supermarket in Beijing, China, on November 10. Liu, also known as the ‘Vanishing Artist’, started practising being “invisible” by means of optical illusions more than six years ago. (China Daily via Reuters) Continue reading »
Cosmo Power Co.’s President Shoji Tanaka stands next to the company’s personal flotation device, “Noah,” which is designed to survive both an earthquake and the tsunami that might follow, at a port in Hiratsuka, south of Tokyo, on October 3. “Noah” is about 1.2 meters – or four feet – in diameter, with one hatch, one glass window and two holes for drainage and ventilation. It’s made out of fiber reinforced plastic, which Tanaka said is lighter but also stronger than steel. (Oh Hyun / Reuters) Continue reading »
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