This Artist Began Drawing These Comics About His Family Every Day During The Lockdown

This Artist Began Drawing These Comics About His Family Every Day During The Lockdown

According to an artist Karl Whiteley: “I was looking forward to going to some job interviews in March. But COVID-19 has hit a pause button on those plans and my social life as well. So I decided to do something for myself, about myself, and my family. It turned out to be a pretty valuable project as a creative professional. For the first time since my studies, I was able to explore my ideas freely. The opportunity was golden. And hence, my Lockdown Reflections were born, which I drew each day. I picked a round number, 100, and off I went.” Continue reading »

Romanian Photographer Captures The Sentimentality Of Motherhood In Different Countries

Near Reykjavik, Iceland
Andrea, an adventure guide, and her son Benjamin.
Romanian Photographer Captures The Sentimentality Of Motherhood In Different Countries

It is a well-known fact that the bond between a mother and her children is the strongest and most important one in nature. Mothers play a key role in the lives of their offspring through the best and worst of times, doing anything to keep them safe, happy, and healthy. Continue reading »

Hilarious Comics By Norwegian Mom Jade Nordahl That Perfectly Capture What Motherhood Is Like

Hilarious Comics By Norwegian Mom Jade Nordahl That Perfectly Capture What Motherhood Is Like

No matter how many articles and books on parenting you read or how many stories you hear, none of them can prepare you for the true reality of parenting. There are so many things that are rarely talked about even though they’re an inseparable part of parenthood, such as sleepless nights, temper tantrums, and loads and loads of diapers – and Norwegian mother of two Jade Nordahl decided to illustrate all of that in her funny and honest comics. Continue reading »

Cool Vintage Photos Capture People Posing With Volkswagens in the 1960s and ’70s

Cool Vintage Photos Capture People Posing With Volkswagens in the 1960s and ’70s

Volkswagen, shortened to VW, is a German automaker founded in 1937 by the German Labour Front, known for the iconic Beetle and headquartered in Wolfsburg. Continue reading »

Artist Shares His Everyday Life And Cultural Gaps With Wife As An International Couple

Social distancing problems.
Artist Shares His Everyday Life And Cultural Gaps With Wife As An International Couple

According to Milia: “Life is complicated—we all know that, without even mentioning the relationships. Dealing with different cultures sounds even more complex, huh? What about getting stuck for months in a house during your honeymoon because a devastating virus hit the whole world in a matter of a few weeks, giving no time to pack? Well, nothing seems to be impossible for us. Continue reading »

Cool Retro Photos Capture People With Their Station Wagons From Between The 1950s And ’70s

Cool Retro Photos Capture People With Their Station Wagons From Between The 1950s And ’70s

A station wagon, also called an estate car, estate or wagon, is a car body style which has a two-box design, a large cargo area and a rear tailgate that is hinged to open for access to the cargo area. Continue reading »

IKEA Shares How To Make 6 Types Of Furniture Forts During Quarantine

IKEA Shares How To Make 6 Types Of Furniture Forts During Quarantine

If you’re quarantining with kids who are becoming increasingly bored, IKEA Russia has your back. The retailer has just released a new campaign, bringing back childhood adventures indoors. Continue reading »

This Family Uses Chalk Art To Go On Adventures During The Lockdown

This Family Uses Chalk Art To Go On Adventures During The Lockdown

Quarantine might have trapped us inside the shells of our houses; however, some people are finding ways to escape the mundane repetition of our reality and venture out on colorful adventures. This family in Atlanta, for example, uses bright chalk crayons to create wondrous settings for the family’s children to play in. Continue reading »

Hong Kong’s Human Battery Hens: Claustrophobic Images Show How Slum Families Squeeze Their Lives Into The Tiniest Apartments

A family of four tries to get on with everyday life despite living in a room where there is barely space to move in the urban slums of Hong Kong.
Hong Kong’s Human Battery Hens: Claustrophobic Images Show How Slum Families Squeeze Their Lives Into The Tiniest Apartments

They are barely bigger than a toilet cubicle. Yet these depressingly cramped spaces serve as a kitchen, living room, dining room, bedroom, pantry and everything in between for their cooped-up inhabitants. Continue reading »

Daughter Replaces Family Photos With Crayon Drawings One By One, Parents Don’t Notice For 11 Days

The beginning: just a normal photo wall of memories:
Daughter Replaces Family Photos With Crayon Drawings One By One, Parents Don’t Notice For 11 Days

Almost everyone is bored out of their minds during this quarantine. Well, Kristen Vogler found a way to keep herself busy. She decided to mess with her parents with an innocent prank by replacing their family photos with pictures drawn with crayons. Continue reading »

This Artist Draws Lighthearted Comics To Stay Sane In Quarantine

This Artist Draws Lighthearted Comics To Stay Sane In Quarantine

According to Alison Wong: “Everyone needs a little break from the news these days. I drew these comics after seeing so many anxiety-provoking articles and wanted to stay sane by drawing out something lighthearted from them. I’ve got two young kids (5 and 3 months!), and I am sheltering in place in California. Continue reading »

Artist Shows In Comics How She And Her Husband Are Spending Days In Self-Isolation

Artist Shows In Comics How She And Her Husband Are Spending Days In Self-Isolation

According to Julie Liu: “Hi, I’m Julie. I love drawing comics to make people smile and give a positive outlook on life! Continue reading »

Vintage Photos Capture Springtime In Clarksville, Arkansas In 1953

Kids playing outdoors.
Vintage Photos Capture Springtime In Clarksville, Arkansas In 1953

Clarksville, a city in Johnson County, Arkansas, is widely known for its peaches, scenic byways and abundance of natural outdoor recreational activities. Take a look at the peaceful life of the city during the springtime in 1953 through these 21 captivating vintage photographs taken by LIFE photographer Yale Joel. Continue reading »

The Guide To Baby Sleep Positions: Survival Tips For Co-Sleeping Parents

The Guide To Baby Sleep Positions: Survival Tips For Co-Sleeping Parents

Anyone who has tried to sleep with a baby is probably familiar with “The Snow Angel,” “The Booby Trap,” and “The Roundhouse Kick”; they’ve experienced these sleep positions even if they didn’t know their official names. Now, with The Guide to Baby Sleep Positions, new parents can identify exactly which bedtime contortions they’ve already mastered and perhaps preview some positions that baby hasn’t tried yet. Continue reading »

Fascinating Photographs Of The World’s Biggest Albino Family

Fascinating Photographs Of The World's Biggest Albino Family

The Pullan children Shankar, 24, Ramkishan, 19, and Vijay, 25 (back row), along with daughters Deepa, 21 (left) and Pooja, 18 (right) all inherited albinismn from their father Rosetauri and mother Mani (centre). Continue reading »

93-Year-Old Grandma & Her Grandson Dress-Up In Ridiculous Outfits, And It’s Brilliant

93-Year-Old Grandma & Her Grandson Dress-Up In Ridiculous Outfits, And It’s Brilliant

This comical BFF relationship between 93-year-old Pauline Kana and her 27-year-old grandson Ross Smith is very special. It all started when more than 6 years ago, during his tenure in college, Ross began filming short videos on Vine. Continue reading »

Vintage Photos Proving That The Beauty Of People From Previous Generations Is A Unique Thing

American actress from the silent movie era, actress Marie Doro, 1902
Vintage Photos Proving That The Beauty Of People From Previous Generations Is A Unique Thing
Burr McIntosh / Wikimedia

You will probably agree with the idea that photos from previous centuries have some charm about them. Yes, in the past, photos were almost like treasures and people really prepared for them: they chose their clothes, did their hair, thought about the perfect positions, and as a result, created a small masterpiece. But it is not just that: the people in these portraits have a special look. Continue reading »

Photographer Anna Radchenko Explores A Reverse Side Of A Mother’s Love

The mother will force you to be too timid and shy in order to look better alongside with you.
Photographer Anna Radchenko Explores A Reverse Side Of A Mother’s Love

Photographer Anna Radchenko explores this theme in her project “Reverse Side of a Mother’s Love,” where mother love becomes more than just mother-daughter relationship and causes some strange feelings. She visualizes, sadly, typical psychological problems in parent-child relationship: unrealized wishes of the parents, excessive strictness, total control and overprotection. Continue reading »

Surreal Family Vacation Photos That Include The Cats

Surreal Family Vacation Photos That Include The Cats

New York City photographer Jim Lind decided that he wanted to include the family cats in everything he and his wife did, so he created the wonderfully surreal photo series “Family Vacation”. Continue reading »

Artist Draws Silly Comics About Her Life With Husband And Their Pets

Artist Draws Silly Comics About Her Life With Husband And Their Pets

According to Sarah Harmon: “Bored with my 9-5 job, I started making comics about my life with my husband, our two dogs, and cat during my free time!” Continue reading »

Stunning Rare Photos Of The Emperor Nicholas II Fooling Around With His Friends In 1899

Stunning Rare Photos Of The Emperor Nicholas II Fooling Around With His Friends In 1899

These photos cannot be called rare but still they are very cool to look at. They were taken in 1899 at Wolfsgarten castle not far from Darmstadt. On the photos are emperor Nicholas II, his spouse Alexandra Fedorovna and their friends – princess Ingeborg of Denmark, the Duchess of Darmstadt and prince Nicholas of Greece. As you may see nothing human was alien to the Russian arostocracy then. The images are more than a century old but the friendly and relaxed atmosphere featured on them is still felt very clearly. Continue reading »

Amazing Vintage Color Photos Of Trailer Parks In The United States From Between The 1950s And 1960s

Amazing Vintage Color Photos Of Trailer Parks In The United States From Between The 1950s And 1960s

The first examples of mobile homes can be traced back to the roaming bands of gypsies who traveled with their horse-drawn mobile homes as far back as the 1500s. Continue reading »

A Photographer Combines Portraits Of Family Members To Prove How Amazing Our Genes Are

A Photographer Combines Portraits Of Family Members To Prove How Amazing Our Genes Are

Take a closer look at your own face and you will see a mirror that reflects past, present, and future at the same time. That’s how our genes work — they can make us look exactly like our parents, grandparents, and even cousins. To prove this point, Ulric Collette, a self-taught photographer from Quebec, Canada, created a series of “genetic portraits” that feature the faces of family members spliced together. Continue reading »

Vintage Family Photos Painted As Large Scale Murals By Mohamed L’Ghacham

Vintage Family Photos Painted As Large Scale Murals By Mohamed L’Ghacham

Morocco-born, Barcelona-based artist Mohamed L’Ghacham paints large figurative murals based on scenes from vintage family photos and everyday objects. Often choosing photographic “accidents” for their authenticity, the artist paints meals, table settings, toasts, and other communal rituals performed by normal people. When viewed at a wall-sized scale, the personal and seemingly unimportant moments gain new meaning and become more emotionally resonant for viewers despite never having met the families portrayed. Continue reading »

Photos That Prove The Station Wagon Was Actually The Best Family Car Ever

Photos That Prove The Station Wagon Was Actually The Best Family Car Ever

Who else remembers piling as many kids as we could into the old wagon and watching a movie at the drive-in? No seat belts, no stress, just playing games and waving at the people in the other cars!

If you are over 40, you definitely remember driving around in a station wagon like these! Continue reading »