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Lost & Found: Insightful Photos Discovered in a Thrift Store and Their Unbelievable Beginnings

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In 2015, Meagan Abell discovered medium-format negatives in a Richmond, Virginia thrift store, featuring two unidentified young women. Continue reading »

One of the Rooms in the Oldest Hotel in Yosemite Once Housed a Huge Relic Tree: the Hotel is Gone, but the Tree is Still Standing

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James Mason Hutchings, 28, moved to America from England in 1848. He came to California in the early gold rush, young and ambitious. Continue reading »

Spectacular Black And White-Winning Photos From The 35 Photography Awards

1st Place: “Single Tusker” by Haarish Mohammed, India
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The 35 Photography Awards recently showcased a stunning collection of black-and-white pictures that have captivated audiences around the world. These remarkable photographs, which won in a variety of categories, demonstrate the eternal allure and powerful impact of monochrome photography. Continue reading »

Alison Friend’s Cute And Funny Animal Drawings Will Completely Melt Your Heart

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According to scientific study, we appreciate art because it releases dopamine, a hormone responsible for feelings of pleasure and motivation in our brains. But what if we combined art with another thing that makes people happy—pets? So we end up with a design that is sure to make people pleased. Continue reading »

Meet Luigi Lineri, The Wealthy Collector Of River Stones Who Has Amassed An Enormous Collection Over The Course Of The Past Half-Century

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For over 50 years, Luigi Lineri has collected and categorized stones from the Adige River in Northern Italy by shape—human profiles, animal heads, tools, and more. Continue reading »

A Shoe Doll That Belonged to a Child in the Slums of London, ca. 1905

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The fact that it was discovered in an Edwardian London slum around 1905, crafted from the heel of a man’s shoe, a black sock, and some scraps of household fabric, makes it both the most heartbreaking and marvelous of toys. Continue reading »

Beautiful Winning Photos From The GDT Nature Photographer Of The Year 2024

Overall Winner: Winter flood in a riparian forest by Dieter Damschen
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The GDT Nature Photographer of the Year competition once again wowed audiences with stunning images capturing the natural world’s beauty and diversity. Continue reading »

Breathtaking Landscape-Winning Photos From The 2024 reFocus Color Photography Awards

Gold: Northern Silk Road by Rolf Gemperle
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Photography, particularly landscape photography, serves as a vivid canvas where moments are captured in light, evoking emotion and telling stories without words. The 2024 reFocus Color Photography Awards highlighted this genre, presenting breathtaking images that transport viewers to majestic mountains and serene seascapes, celebrating the planet’s diversity. Continue reading »

Daredevil Photographer Traveled Around The World To Take Pictures Of Beautiful Abandoned Places

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Dimitri Bourriau, a Paris-based architectural photographer, presents a series of unique masterpieces that beckon us to explore the mysterious and suggestive ambiance of neglected sites. Continue reading »

The Superb 3D Wired Sculptures by Nicolas Desbons

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A well-known French sculptor, Nicolas Desbons has had his works displayed in solo and group exhibits all around the world. His works have been exhibited in France. Continue reading »

Hold My Juice Box: 1964’s Most Epic Carpool

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Move over clowns, there’s a new record for packing people into a tiny car! Continue reading »

Where Flesh Meets Geometry in the Sculptures of Rogério Timóteo

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Portuguese sculptor Rogério Timóteo weaves a captivating fusion of the human form and geometric elements. Carved from diverse materials – marble, limestone, resins, iron, bronze, and steel – his sculptures achieve a mesmerizing balance between the organic and the structured. Continue reading »

Alariko’s Paintings Bring Us to The Colorful Stillness of Summer

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The light, the food, the smells, the company of acquaintances and strangers… everything feels and tastes better at a time when the heat presses and the days seem eternal. Continue reading »

Horrible Photographs of Damaged Cars From the 1994 Northridge Earthquake

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The 1994 Northridge earthquake struck the San Fernando Valley in southern California on January 17, becoming the most destructive quake in the state since the 1906 San Francisco earthquake and the costliest in U.S. history. Continue reading »

The Lotus Esprit S1, Known as “Wet Nellie,” Was Featured in The James Bond Film “The Spy Who Loved Me,” and These Photographs Are Really Breathtaking

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The Lotus Esprit S1 was used in the 1977 James Bond film The Spy Who Loved Me, where it was affectionately dubbed “Wet Nellie.” This “car-submarine” became an iconic Bond vehicle, with its ability to transform from a car into a working submarine capturing the public’s imagination. Continue reading »

This Photo Series Sheds Light On The Taboo Of People’s Lives With Stoma

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According to a photographer Milos Nejezchleb: “A stoma – or an artificial opening made in an organ of the body. In the Czech Republic, where this photo series was created, an estimated 20,000 people carry their stoma bags hidden under their clothes. Continue reading »

Photographer Goes Around The World In Search Of The Most Beautiful Libraries, And Here Is What He Found

In July, Italian artist Massimo Listri released a book of photographs that featured the most beautiful libraries from around the world. The chosen institutions, revered for their historical value, architectural relevance and preciousness of the books they keep, are standalone works of art. For those lucky enough to visit these design marvels, spending a whole day at the library doesn’t sound so bad!

Scroll down and let your bibliophile side marvel at the beauty the likes of which only these libraries can offer! Continue reading »

Photographer Teemu Jarvinen Captures The Night Around Asia And The World

Creative nightscapes by Teemu Jarvinen, a talented self-taught photographer, filmmaker, and urban explorer currently based in Singapore. Teemu focuses mainly on street photography. He shoots amazing architecture, urban, and nightscape photography. Continue reading »

Cats Fuku-Chan And Daikichi Find Fame Travelling Around The World In A Converted Pushchair

Cats aren’t well-known for their fondness for international travel, but these kitties from Japan have become global jet-setters. Daisuke Nagasawa has spent the past few years taking his two faithful cats, Daikichi and Fuku-Chan, around the world with him. Continue reading »

Comedian Creates Hilarious Fake Signs, Places Them All Around Los Angeles

Comedian and video editor Alan Wagner has created a number of flyers posted around Los Angeles. Continue reading »

“Army Troops Around The House”: WW2 Toy Soldiers And Their Curious Adventures

Even grown-ups love to play toy soldiers. And some of them do that better than kids. For example, Canadian artist @littlearmymen creates toy soldier figures and takes photos of them. Sometimes, his army goes on weird adventures. Continue reading »

Artists Around The World React To H&M’s Controversial Ad

The famous clothing brand H&M has recently published an ad for its new hoodie that reads “Coolest monkey in the jungle.” Sounds innocent, but the reason behind all the anger it caused was a black boy modelling for that ad, which was not well received all around the world. Continue reading »

Travel Times To Cities Around The World

From Britain to China to Mali, new maps showing travel times to the nearest urban centre reveal huge differences between countries. Using Open Street Map and Google, a University of Oxford team have created a visual breakdown that suggests major inequalities when it comes to commuting.


China. The dataset used for China was unique as it relied solely on Open Street Map, due to restrictions on accessing Google data. The population is densely concentrated in the east and accessibility is increased, whereas rural provinces in the west remain remote. (Photo by Daniel Weiss/Jennifer Rozier/Malaria Atlas Project/University of Oxford) Continue reading »

Creative Eroticism: How These Funny Ads Get Around Censorship

How to promote erotic literature without being caught by censorship? The agency MortierBrigade and the Belgian magazine Humo have imagined a funny and offbeat campaign, using the ads of other advertisers to create some naughty situations. A great way to get around censorship with humor! Continue reading »

Graphic Designer Turns Transit Networks Around The World Into Minimalist Maps

These illustrations of the world’s subway systems by American graphic designer and self-professed transit nerd Peter Dovak are not just marvelous, they are also eye-opening. Called ‘220 Mini Metros’, the series comprises of 220 metro and light rail systems from cities large and small that have been “shrunken and simplified” into minimal line drawings enclosed in a circle. Continue reading »