Founded by Roy Raymond, and his wife Gaye, in San Francisco, California, on June 12, 1977, Victoria’s Secret is an American designer, manufacturer, and marketer of women’s premium lingerie, womenswear, and beauty products. It is the largest American retailer of women’s lingerie. Continue reading »
Imgur user Pedagiggle created this multi-layered space birthday cake for her 4-year-old son, Ilyas, that’s as (inter)stellar inside as it on the outside. The exterior of the tall treat features hand-painted planets among the cosmos, while a rocket ship blasts off the top of the cake. If that’s not special enough, once you cut into it, a whole solar system is revealed—including Earth, Mars, and the mesmerizing swirl of the Milky Way. Continue reading »
Photographer Dusan Stojancevic depicts metropolises contained within tiny droplets of rainwater. For the past 15 years, he has revealed minuscule cityscapes that hide in the beads of liquid. Towering buildings, expansive bridges, and glittering lights are reflected in the tiny dots sitting on metallic surfaces. They’re visually divorced from the actual piece of architecture they’re echoing and instead offer a surreal look into seemingly alien worlds. Continue reading »
Singapore will soon embark on one of the most ambitious rails-to-trails project in the world. The country’s Urban Redevelopment Authority (URA) recently selected Nikken Sekkei’s proposal to redevelop a 24-kilometer (15 miles) disused rail corridor into a multipurpose linear park. The former cross-country train line spans the entire nation of Singapore, from Tanjong Pagar Railway Station on the south to Malaysia’s border on the north.
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When designer friends questioned the usefulness of ballpoint pens, artist Raymond Cicin took it as a challenge. He spent a year drawing this enormous, amazingly detailed octopus. Continue reading »
In this photo provided by the Indian Ministry of Defense shows a Seaking helicopter from the Indian Navy hovering over of the sinking ship MV Rak Carrier off the coast of Mumbai on August 4, 2011. The Panama-flagged MV Rak Carrier, a 220-meter (722-feet) long vessel transporting 60,000 tonnes of coal from Indonesia to India, sank off the coast of Mumbai after its 30-strong crew were rescued when it began taking on water in stormy seas. The MV Rak Carrier went down about 22 nautical miles from India’s financial and entertainment capital, just hours after it made an emergency distress call. (MINISTRY OF DEFENCE/AFP/Getty Images) Click image to zoom.