Los Angeles-based artist Alexandra Dillon has taken the art of portraiture to new heights by painting imagined people on found objects. From rusty axes to vintage padlocks, Dillon lets the object itself inspire the personality of the character she creates. Continue reading »
Fabulous Found Photos Of An Unknown Man Posing With Hollywood’s Finest At The Oscars And More In 1994
In 1994, a fresh-faced young man was in Los Angeles. Over the next several years he managed to get his photo taken with scores of famous faces. Artist and photo dealer Dan Barry recently found these celebrity photographs. Continue reading »
For the Last Decade, Artist and Collector Thomas Sauvin Recovered Discarded Negatives from A Recycling Plant Outside Beijing
Since 2009, the French collector and artist Thomas Sauvin has salvaged discarded negatives from a recycling plant on the edge of Beijing, negatives that were destined to destruction. Continue reading »
The Ultimate 1980s Barn Find: This Guy Found A Lamborghini Countach Hiding In Grandma’s Garage For 20 Years
The lucky guy is Reddit user named eriegin, who posted these photos along with the caption “Despite the rust and dust, grandma’s 1981 Lamborghini Countach is the coolest.” Continue reading »
Most people don’t know what they want to do with their lives when they’re 20, but Callum Donovan Grujicich isn’t most people. This kid is only 12 years old, and he looks like he has already found his biggest passion – sculpture. Continue reading »
Many thought this car didn’t even exist.
Ferrari had, in fact, only ever commissioned one street version of its Daytona with a full aluminum body. Completed in 1969, the car was exported to a Japanese dealership in 1971 and then featured in the January 1972 issue of Car Graphic, a Japanese motoring magazine. Continue reading »
Surreal Oil Paintings That Integrate Oversized Animals Into Found Vintage Photographs By Anja Wülfing
Anja Wulfing adds large animals into the black and white scenes of found vintage photographs, turning the attention away from the somber faces of its subjects and to the creatures that pose quite naturally behind their backs. Continue reading »
Few days ago a couple of Russian lumberjacks were minding their own business, cutting trees and usual lumberjack things like that until something weird happened. One of the has cut the tree and on his own surprise he found an actual Apple logo inside a birch tree. Continue reading »
Japanese photographer Ken Ohki who goes by the name Yukison was traveling in Toyama Prefecture, Japan, when he stumbled upon one of the creepiest arrays of human-like sculptures scattered around the village of Fureai Sekibutsu no Sato (The Village Where You Can Meet Buddhist Statues). Continue reading »
Engineers at the Canwick Water Recycling Centre near Lincoln were doing a regular sweep of the sewage system and they found some interesting items down there. You won’t believe what people have flushed down their toilets in London. Continue reading »
When a little boy lost his favorite toy he was heartbroken… So, his parents told him that his toy wasn’t lost but that he went travelling around the world. Than his parents wrote about this on Reddit asking everybody who knew how to use Photoshop to make this “toy traveling” story real. Well, Reddit delivered. Continue reading »
A Japanese man has revealed he has finally found happiness with his girlfriend – a silicone love doll. Senji Nakajima, claims he enjoys the ‘perfect’ relationship with ‘Saori’ – even taking the dummy out shopping to buy it fancy outfits – despite the fact that he is married to a woman with whom he has two children. Senji, 61, from Nagano, lives with his life size doll in his apartment in Tokyo where he enjoys a physical relationship with it – but he claims he is happy because his plastic companion isn’t ‘after only money’. Continue reading »
Photographer Has Headed Into Areas Untouched By Sunlight And Found Creatures That Are Exploding With Colour
Wildlife photographer Danté Fenolio has headed into areas untouched by sunlight – deep seas, caves and underground – and found creatures that are exploding with colour.
First are these blue-spotted jawfishes, which live in tropical reefs in the eastern-central Pacific Ocean, including the Gulf of California. They live in burrows that they block themselves inside each evening. In the morning, they remove the debris so they can pass through the burrow opening again. (Photo by Danté Fenolio/The Guardian/Johns Hopkins University Press) Continue reading »
In 1960 in London at the time of clearing the site for construction of a new residential neighborhood, the old long-abandoned mansion belonged to Thomas Theodore Merlin was sent for demolition. In the basement of the home builders have discovered several thousand small wooden boxes tightly sealed. Imagine their surprise when they began to find inside the bodies of strange mythical creatures, which seemed to have been living only in fairy tales. Continue reading »
When German photographer Julia Marie Werner found a scruffy homeless dog hunting for scraps of food in her garage in Spain, she fell in love with him immediately. While other people saw nothing but a homeless mutt, she saw a brave little lion, and she now wants the world to share her vision with this heartwarming series of photographs. Continue reading »
This Photographer Has Dreamed Of Going On Safari And Found A Way To Channel Her Dream In A Seriously Creative Way
If you think you are looking at stunning sunset safari photographs, think again. From a herd of elephants trailing the savanna at sunset to a crocodile hungrily engulfing a baby impala, amazingly these clever pictures are actually made using nothing but props, toy animals and vegetables. Julia Wimmerlin has always dreamed of going on safari and found a way to channel her dream in a seriously creative way.
Crocodile eats a lamb by a pool of arugula sprouts, chives, physalis, rosemary. Continue reading »
The mountain of 100 plus cars were found in various conditions inside a slate mine in Ceredigion, Wales, which was closed in the 1960s. A brave team spent four hours wandering through the ‘dangerous’ cave before they stumbled upon the rusty vehicles. Continue reading »
Employees of the Berlin subway discovered a fully furnished apartment in one of the abandoned subway tunnels, according to Berliner Kurier. The walls were complete with wallpaper and decorated with paintings. The apartment had a bed, television, chair, dresser and even a palm tree. Power was supplied by a cable network that provides electricity to a nearby metro station. Continue reading »
Artist Beau Bernier Frank suffered from chronic pain for several years that was recently attributed to an autoimmune disease called Ankylosing Spondylitis. The disease caused such severe pain and inflammation within Frank’s joints that he had to quit his job. Stuck at home for five months, Frank found himself in a dark tunnel of purposeless pain. As a means of coping with the unfortunate realities of his situation, Frank turned to the things he loved most about life — art and world travel. Continue reading »
A Japanese company named Ferray Corporation, an internet solutions business, came up with an unusual way for their employees to unwind and increase productivity. Now, workers are allowed to bring their cats to work. Nine cats, rescued by the company, already roam freely in the office on a regular basis. Continue reading »
Back in 1900-1910, every purchase of Gallaher’s brand cigarettes came with these helpful cards that taught you some very valuable tips and tricks to make your life easier, from extracting a splinter to lighting a match in the wind. This might be the only time ever that something beneficial actually came out of a packet of cigarettes!
How To Extract A Splinter
“Fill a wide mouthed bottle with hot water nearly to the brim, and press affected part of hand tightly against mouth of bottle. The suction will pull down the flesh, and steam will soon draw out the splinter.” Continue reading »