“Postcards From Google Earth”: This Artist Finds Strange Beauty in Google’s Apocalyptic Glitches

Clement Valla was born in 1971 and lives and works in Brooklyn. He has trained as both an architect and designer. Valla collects screen shots from Google Earth showing various places photographed by satellite (roads, bridges and dams). Some structures that are difficult for software to interpret, give a distorted impression, closely embracing the Earth’s surface. Continue reading »

Giant RoboCop Statue Finally Finds Its Home In Detroit

It’s official. The crowdfunded, officially sanctioned RoboCop statue has found a permanent home in Detroit. Continue reading »

Artist Shows The Sorrow Of Thrown Away Objects He Finds In The Streets By Drawing Sad Clown Faces On Them

Some artists provoke change with their art and others try to make people smile. LA-based street artist Lonesome Town combined both by adding faces on thrown away furniture. Continue reading »

Graphic Designer Andrea Antoni Finds Pantone Colors In The Natural Landscapes

Pantone swatches become more than (arguably) the world’s best color-matching system in the surreal photos of Italian artist and graphic designer Andrea Antoni. On his Instagram, Antoni shares images of breathtaking Italian vistas, serendipitously matched to a curated selection of Pantone swatches inserted into the frame. Continue reading »

A French Photographer Finds Pink Magic In The Streets Of China

French photographer Marilyn Mugot longs for dépaysement. The word doesn’t have a direct English translation; some dictionaries define it as “disorientation” or “a change in scenery,” but the artist describes it simply as “this feeling of being far away from home.” And she found it in China. Mugot shoots after dark because the light is “untamable.” When the moon comes up, she’s free and unbridled to wander the streets of cities she doesn’t know. Sunset is a riddle she can’t solve, especially in unfamiliar terrain like Chongqing and Guilin. Continue reading »

Man Finds Mysterious Book That Can Not Be Explained

People discover strange things all the time, but this random book has to be one of the strangest discoveries ever found. Continue reading »

Photographer Finds Something Incredible After Flipping His Photo

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Kevin Wolf snapped an incredible picture in Yosemite National Park, and he decided to see what it looks like upside down. After flipping the photo Kevin discovered that it looks even more amazing than the original. Continue reading »

Couple Finds Big Adventures In A Tiny House

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Guillaume Dutilh and Jenna Spesard traded well-paying office jobs for a 125-square-foot home on the road. The swap doesn’t actually sound that smart — until you hear the benefits of living closer to the land, with more time to play and see the world, debt free. Continue reading »

Orphaned Sea Otter Pup Finds Home in Chicago

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Weighing in at just under 6 pounds and at 22.6 inches long, the female pup arrived at Shedd in late October from Monterey Bay Aquarium in California, where she spent the first four weeks of her life being stabilized. The pup has been doing well since her arrival, receiving continual care behind the scenes of Shedd’s Abbott Oceanarium. Currently referred to as “Pup 681”, Shedd’s animal care and veterinarian teams are providing the continual, round-the-clock care she needs to thrive. Photos used with permisson from Shedd Aquarium. (Photos by Brenna Hernandez/AP Photo) Continue reading »

Photographer Kevin Fleming Finds Beauty in the Wild

Wildlife photographer Kevin Fleming has covered the world as a photographer for National Geographic and has been recognized America’s Best Observer by Readers Digest. His assignments have taken him into war and famine in Somalia, to the Mediterranean for a re-creation of the voyage of Ulysses and put him on a dogsled crossing the Canadian arctic. Now Kevin is working on his 27th book

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A bald eagle in silhouette. (Photo by Kevin Fleming) Continue reading »

Shopper Finds ‘Cry for Help’ Label Sewn into £10 Primark Dress

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Rebecca Gallagher was horrified to find a hand-stitched label reading “forced to work exhausting hours” sewn into the floral sundress. She has now vowed never to wear her bargain find for fear it could be the result of exploitative labour.
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Man Finds 101 Creative Ways to Use His Ex-Wife’s Wedding Dress

Everybody knows how ugly breakups can get, and we all have different ways of coping. But I’ve never seen someone handle their rebound quite like Kevin Cotter, who found 101 different ways to use his ex-wife’s wedding dress and became an Internet sensation because of it. Continue reading »