At the Culinary Institute of America, two students—Alex Yeatts and Abby Lee Wilcox—have spent the last six months creating a collection of chocolate-covered, rock candy geodes and they look absolutely amazing. Continue reading »
German designer Tobias Mittmann, of design studio HerrMittmann, has created a modern wall clock covered in Icelandic moss, that makes it easy to display both the time and your love for nature. Lush, soft, and with a range of natural greens in it, this moss wall clock brings a touch of nature to your interior and creates a functional piece of decor. Continue reading »
The summits of Mauna Loa and Mauna Kea on the big island in Hawaii were recently closed after snow created icy and unsafe conditions. When people think of Hawaii they normally think of sun and sandy beaches, but according to meteorologists around the world, more snow is on the way for Hawaii. Continue reading »
Urban living specialists, Space10, and architects Mads-Ulrik Husum and Sine Lindholm have collaborated to create “The Growroom” – a pavilion filled with naturally growing herbs, vegetables, and plants, designed to thrive in urban settings. Divided into sections around an open center and bench, the spherical multi-sensory pavilion encourages people to step inside and experience the uniqueness of food producing architecture in an engaging way, and interact with their food in ways they likely haven’t been able to before. Continue reading »
Not that long ago Polish Artist Leon Tarasewicz has made something unexpected by man. He completely covered the Polands National Gallery’s Great Hall Staircase in vibrant colors splattered all around by Kate Sierzputowski. The whole paint splattering fun turned into an art exhibition titled “Polish Painting of the 21st Century”. Continue reading »
McDonald’s is attempting to reverse its sagging fortunes in Japan with the launch this week of a new menu item: french fries smothered in chocolate sauce. Continue reading »
A leopard leaps into a muddy waterhole to catch a fish on August 13, 2015, in the Savuti Channel in Botswana. Continue reading »
Photographic displays of “haunting decay” have become so banalized as to sometimes evoke more eye-rolls than chills. But photographer Seph Lawless has, through his politically charged depictions of American vacancies, restored novelty to imagery of the old and dilapidated: images from his 2014 book, Black Friday, were widely circulated last year. The title, based on a tradition that unfortunately hasn’t lost its relevance in American culture, was juxtaposed with photos of abonded structures central to this “holiday”: malls.
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A pair of British artists have created this stunning installation of 9,000 silhouettes on a D-Day Landings beach to mark international Peace Day. The project, named, ‘The Fallen’ is a tribute to the civilians, German forces and Allies who lost their lives during the Operation Neptune landing on June 6, 1944.
The design was the brainchild of Jamie Wardley, 33, and Andy Moss, 50. Together with a team of volunteers the pair travelled to Arromanches beach, Normandy, to create the silhouettes, which were individually drawn into the sand. Continue reading »
Images of topless Rihanna have been plastered on billboard around the Irish city to promote her Diamonds world tour stop at the Aviva Stadium on June 21st. Pictures of the star have been covered up with items of clothing which conceal the singer’s modesty.
A poster for popstar Rihanna was censored with a home made boob tube on Church Street in Dublin. (PA/Daily Mail) Continue reading »
In the Russian village of Kamarchaga, in the Siberian taiga, Russian pensioner Olga Kostina has used 30,000 plastic bottle caps to adorn her home with colorful patterns and images – making it somewhat of a local landmark. Over many years, in the isolated rural town situated just in the perimeter of the taiga’s forest, Olga Kostina collected the lids and once she felt there was enough she created detailed murals across the walls of her home with images of traditional macrame motifs and various creatures living in the neighboring woodland. Continue reading »
In this combo of two photos, a ship swept away by tsunami sits amid debris-covered residential area March 12, 2011, left, while the ship stays in the same position in the area getting cleaned up June 3, 2011 in Kesennuma, Miyagi Prefecture, northeastern Japan. Japan marks three months since the March 11 earthquake and tsunami Saturday, June 11. (Kyodo News via AP) Click to zoom.