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The Intersection of Typographical Art and Cultural Transformation in the 1960 and 1970s

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Alan Riddell’s Typewriter Art (1975) features 119 typographical artworks by 65 artists from 18 countries, spanning from the 1890s to the 1970s. Riddell links this medium to the concrete poetry movement, emphasizing the importance of typographical effects over verbal meaning. Continue reading »

The Superb Mercedes-Benz TWO8eSL Concept by Shane Baxley

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Mercedes-Benz, renowned for sophistication and innovation, is celebrated in Shane Baxley’s TWO8eSL concept, a modern tribute to the iconic 1960s 280SL. This design reimagines the classic roadster as an electric vehicle, blending timeless style with advanced technology to create a retrofuturistic gem. Continue reading »

The Lovely Kirsten Dunst Photographed by Marc Baptiste in The Year 1999

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Kirsten Dunst is a well-known American actress who was born on April 30th, 1982. Her first film role was in the 1989 anthology film New York Stories, which was her first acting role. Continue reading »

During the 1980s, Andre Agassi Possessed One of The Most Impressive Mullets

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Andre Agassi is widely celebrated as one of the greatest tennis players ever, with eight Grand Slam titles and an Olympic gold medal to his name. In 1995, he was ranked world No. 1 for 30 weeks. Beyond his exceptional tennis skills, Agassi was famous for his distinctive mullet. Continue reading »

Spectacular Winning Photos From The Sony World Photography Awards 2024

Photographer of the Year: Spiralkampagnen by Juliette Pavy
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The Sony World Photography Awards, a top global photography contest, has once again wowed audiences with its spectacular images. Continue reading »

The Art of Nicole Duennebier, Including Her Works of Ruffs, Pearls, and Rotten First-Fruits

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Nicole Duennebier’s vibrant works meld 17th- and 18th-century aristocratic portraits with vanitas still lifes and biological illustrations of deep-sea or microscopic life. Continue reading »

Organic Landscapes, Emblematic Narratives and The Surreal and Fantastic Visions of Johfra Bosschart

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Johfra Bosschart, born Franciscus Johannes Gijsbertus van den Berg, was a Dutch pioneer of surrealism and fantastic realism. Continue reading »

Stunning Examples of How Victorian Photographers “Retouched” Their Photographs

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When it comes to photography, image alteration has long been prevalent. It is more than just a humorous reference to the past; a genuine airbrush was regularly employed on prints long before digital photography was even a glimmer in our eyes. The airbrush tool is more than just a fanciful reference to the past. Continue reading »

The Best Photos From The First Half Of B&W Child 2018 Photo Competition

Portrait: 1st PLACE: “Zephyr” by Lee Jeffries, UK

B&W Child Photo Competition is the biggest international photo competition that showcases the very best of black and white child photography from around the globe every year. Ever since 2014, we are giving emerging child photographers priceless exposure and a chance to be discovered. Continue reading »

1936 Stout Scarab: The World’s First Minivan?

The 1936 Stout Scarab came about in the early 1930s when William B. Stout, head of the Stout Engineering Laboratories in Dearborn, Michigan, dreamed of rear-engine/rear-wheel drive. “When we finally ‘unhitch Old Dobbin’ from the automobile,” he wrote in Scientific American, “the driver will have infinitely better vision from all angles. The automobile will be lighter and more efficient and yet safer, the ride will be easier, and the body will be more roomy without sacrificing maneuverability.” Continue reading »

The First Class On Air France In 1957, By Eugene Louis Kammerman

Born July 17, 1920, in Philadelphia, USA, Eugene Louis Kammerman, the son of a pharmacist and a passionate of photography, arrived with the American GI’s on the beaches of Normandy in 1944. Continue reading »

The First Russian Color Photos, 1910s

What we know about Peter Ivanovich Vedenisov (1866-1937): graduated from the Moscow conservatory in 1888…. He was a professional pianist and often performed. Was interested in local history, meteorology and photography, could make color autochromes on the glass. 150 color sheet glasses of Peter Vedenisov made between 1909 and 1914 have been preserved till today. Continue reading »

Rare And Amazing Photographs From The First Australasian Antarctic Expedition Between 1911-14


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In 1911 a group of scientists and adventurers left Hobart under the leadership of Dr Douglas Mawson. They were bound for Macquarie Island and the then unknown parts of Antarctica. Continue reading »

Funny Underwater Pictures Capture Dogs Diving Head First Into Swimming Pool

Virtual reality filmmaker Jonny Simpson-Lee is an award-winning and published underwater portrait photographer. He is a graduate of The Photography Institute and regularly works alongside swim schools holding underwater baby photo shoots. Continue reading »

“Under”: Europe’s First Underwater Restaurant To Open In Norway

At the southernmost point of the Norwegian coastline by the village of Båly, Snøhetta has designed Europe’s very first underwater restaurant. With its immediate proximity with the forces of nature, the restaurant, which will also function as a research center for marine life, is a tribute to the Norwegian coast and to Lindesnes – to the wild fauna of the sea and to the rocky coastline of Norway’s southern tip. Continue reading »

“Storm Of Steel”: Stuning Design Of Body Armor In The First World War, 1914-1918

During the First World War, the size and scale of some of the weaponry produced devastating wounds and losses on soldiers. In order to provide some protection to the men in the front lines, armies explored the possibility of providing them with different types of armor. Continue reading »

Futuristic Prototype Of The First Soviet Night Vision Goggles

First Soviet night vision goggles appeared in early 1940s during first days of Russia joining World War 2. And those are the first prototypes of those, some were car mount some were portable. Continue reading »

World’s Largest Plane Fires Up Its Six Engines For The First Time

The world’s biggest plane is a step closer to its first flight.

Named Stratolaunch, the colossal aircraft successfully fired all six of its Pratt and Whitney turbofan engines – each weighing 8,940lbs (4,000kg) – for the first time this week. Continue reading »

2017 National Geographic Nature Photographer Of The Year Publishes First Round Of Beautiful Entries

The 2017 National Geographic Nature Photographer of the Year contest is now accepting submissions. We’re looking for spectacular pictures that tell the story of animals, lands, and environments around the world. The deadline to enter is November 17 at 12 p.m. EST.


This is Cheia (DN1A) road that takes you to Transylvania. Yes, THAT Transylvania, the birthplace of the legendary Count Dracula (Vlad Tepes). The legend says that this shot imagines what he might have seen on his nocturnalflights! Nevertheless, it’sa breathtaking view with a magnificent road. (Photo and caption by Calin Stan/National Geographic NaturePhotographer of the Year contest) Continue reading »

Donyale Luna – The First Black Supermodel, Whom History Forgot

Fashion model Donyale Luna, the first black model to appear on the cover of Vogue, modeling to a captive public audience, in a shopping mall in Sydney Australia. Donyale, who also appeared in several movies produced by Andy Warhol, died in 1979 at the age of 33 from a heroin overdose.

It’s slow progress since Donyale Luna became the first black supermodel nearly 50 years ago. Especially since most inveterate fashion-watchers don’t even know Luna’s name. Continue reading »

The One Backpack – First Customizable Backpack With Replaceable Shell

The ONE Brand announces the backpack with the innovative product design and functionality. The main item, that differs The ONE backpack from others – is that it consists of two parts: the leather backpack & customizable outer Shell. Creators intend to provide people an opportunity to express themselves in their own special and creative way according to everyday changing style, mood and preferences. Continue reading »

Hilarious Entries For The First Ever Comedy Pet Photography Awards 2017


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The search is on to find the world’s funniest pet – from a nose-diving sausage dog to a pony trying its best blue steel.

The first ever Comedy Pet Photography Awards is capturing the hilarious escapades of animals at home. After founding The Comedy Wildlife Awards in 2015, wildlife photographer Paul Joynson-Hicks MBE and African landscape photographer Tom Sullam decided to create a new competition just for the escapades of animals at home. Continue reading »

Meet Oreo, The World’s First Cat Nurse

Oreo is a cat nurse, and everybody loves her. Meet Oreo, the stray cat who somehow found her way into a nursing home – and decided to work there. Continue reading »

The First Dinosaur Tail Discovered Is Preserved In Amber, 99 Million Years Old And Covered In Feathers

A dinosaur tail with beautifully preserved feathers still attached to the bone has been found preserved in amber, and it’s one of the coolest things we’ve ever seen. It’s not the first time feathers have been found trapped in amber, but it is the first time that researchers have been able to definitively link them to a dinosaur. The discovery will provide invaluable insight into how dinosaurs’ feathers looked and evolved – something we’ve never been able to learn from fossils. Continue reading »

Kurdish Dandies Start Iraq’s First Fashion Club

It’s not just about bringing fashion to Iraq. For these Kurdish peacocks it’s also about promoting a positive image of their homeland to the world. In early February 2016, a group of young men gathered in the ancient citadel at the heart of Erbil, the capital of Iraq’s autonomous Kurdistan Region. It was deep into the second winter of the Kurds’ war against the Islamic State and the region was mired in economic crisis. As a result, restoration work on the ancient UNESCO-listed site — said to be one of the oldest continuously inhabited places in the world — had ground to a halt, leaving the citadel with the air of an abandoned film set. Continue reading »