Intimate Murals Revive Abandoned Buildings Around The World

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In an abandoned church in Detroit, Michigan, a naked woman, lying down where the altar once was, is visible from the chest up. The woman, one of Faith47’s latest murals, is curled in on herself intimately. The peaceful image is especially beautiful beneath a decorative window, surrounded by colorful exposed bricks and a variety of graffiti. Continue reading »

Amazing Travel Photos From Around The World By Travis Bruke

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Responsibilities, time, money these are the three most important things in our life that hold us back. We always dream about a life of adventure. But Travis Burke is living proof that the only thing stopping you is you, and that all you need to live the dream is a camper van, a camera, and a burning desire for adventure. He is a photographer and traveler. He enjoys traveling in his grandma’s old van, he converted into a fully habitable home. He funds his travels via a combination of photography, product testing, writing reviews, and general freelancing work, and as he writes on his website. Continue reading »

This Wall Clock Changes Shape When You Walk Around It

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Inspired by motion capture techniques used in movies such as Lord Of The Rings and Avatar, designer J.P. Meulendijks has created a wall clock for Plankton, that appears to change shape when looked at from different angles. When you have a closer look, you can see that the numbers on the clock face area made up of little white balls that ‘float’ at different heights. When you move around the clock, for example side to side, the numbers dissolve and transform into different shapes resulting in an optical illusion, and making the clock appear more as a piece of art than a device to tell time. Continue reading »

Street Art Around The World

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Larry Smart, a Miami-Dade County mosquito control inspector, uses a fogger to spray pesticide to kill mosquitos in the Wynwood neighborhood as the county fights to control the Zika virus outbreak on August 1, 2016 in Miami, Florida. (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images) Continue reading »

This Hotel Is Built Around The Surrounding Rocky Landscape

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Instead of blasting away all of the rock to create a flat area to build on, this hotel worked with the landscape, and incorporated it into the design. Designed by C+ Architects and Naza design studio, the Nashare Hotel is located in a tranquil forest in Xiamen, China. In the design of this 12 room hotel they have worked around large boulders and rock walls, to create a natural element that is unexpected. Each room is different, depending on its location within the hotel. This room has a large rock that makes an appearance in the bathroom. Continue reading »

Spectacular Photos Of The Perseid Meteor Shower 2016 Around The World

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A Perseid meteor streaks across the sky above Inspiration Point early on August 12, 2016 in Bryce Canyon National Park, Utah. The annual display, known as the Perseid shower because the meteors appear to radiate from the constellation Perseus in the northeastern sky, is a result of Earth’s orbit passing through debris from the comet Swift-Tuttle. (Photo by Ethan Miller/Getty Images) Continue reading »

Abandoned Olympic Venues Around The Globe

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The disused bobsled track from the Sarajevo 1984 Winter Olympics is seen on Mount Trebevic, near Sarajevo, September 19, 2013. Abandoned and left to crumble into oblivion, most of the 1984 Winter Olympic venues in Bosnia’s capital Sarajevo have been reduced to rubble by neglect as much as the 1990s conflict that tore apart the former Yugoslavia. (Photo by Dado Ruvic/Reuters) Continue reading »

Fight The Power: Honest Street Art Around The World

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A Pakistani painter gives final touches to a mural of slain Sufi singer Amjad Sabri to pay homage to him, in Karachi, Pakistan, Tuesday, June 28, 2016. Sabri, a well-known Pakistani Sufi singer who was shot dead in the port city of Karachi in an attack on last week claimed by Islamic extremists. (Photo by Shakil Adil/AP Photo) Continue reading »

Street Artist Built A Wall Around Donald Trump’s Hollywood Star

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Hollywood sight-seers on the famous walk of fame were confronted with an unusual edition to Trump’s Famous Star. Los Angeles artist Plastic Jesus built a 6″ tall grey concrete wall around it. Complete with “Keep out” signs and topped with razor wire. The unofficial addtion to the iconic star appeared early Tuesday afternoon, to the amusement of onlookers. Continue reading »

The Fascinating Adventures Of A Frenchman And A Hen Sailing Together Around The World

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24-year-old Guirec Soudée from Brittany, France took Monique the chicken on a boat to sail with him around the world. He took her mainly as a source of food – eggs. But Monique turned out to be a great companion for Guirec. Apart from laying 6 eggs per week, she also likes to surf, to swim and even to skateboard. Plus, she’s always there when Guirec is feeling a bit lonely. Continue reading »

Street Art Masterpieces Around The World

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People pass a new mural depicting Britain’s Queen Elizabeth II spray painted onto an external wall of a house in south-east London, Britain, 16 May 2016. The artwork is created by Banksy-style street painter “Catman”. (Photo by Hannah Mckay/EPA) Continue reading »

Artists Builds Tiny Tree-Houses Around Common House Plants And It’s Awesome!

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Jedediah Corwyn Voltz is a Los Angeles-based prop maker for TV and movies. On the side, Voltz uses leftover bits of scrap wood, fabric, and other materials to construct tiny abodes around succulents and cactus plants, Slate reports. Continue reading »

Woman And Her Cat Have Been Sailing Around The World Together For Years

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For ten years, surfer and environmentalist Liz Clark has been exploring the Pacific Ocean via a 40-foot boat named Swell. She first set sail from her California home base in 2006 to pursue a lifelong dream of extended sea travel, and she has since voyaged around Mexico, Central America, Kiribati, and Polynesia, covering over 18,000 aquatic miles. Continue reading »

Blackout Tattoos Are A Bold New Trend Popping Up Around The World

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“Blackout” tattoos have recently gained attention online as an extreme way to cover up old tattoos. The technique requires an incredible amount of patience and dedication. The technique gained notice recently when artist Chester Lee of Oracle Tattoo shop in Singapore posted a photo of an intense black out piece featuring a delicate, scalloped edge. Continue reading »