Mars Snow Globe Ditches Snow For Swirling Martian Dust Storm

Designer, Dan Abramson (previously), is at it again with the Mars Dust Globe, a modern twist on the classic water snow globe, where the snow is a mesmerizing Martian Dust Storm. Continue reading »

“Requiem For Pianos”: Photographer Travels The Globe Taking Eerie Pictures Of Abandoned Pianos

Photographer Romain Thiery has travelled the globe taking haunting pictures of the dust-covered instruments in dozens of dilapidated buildings. Continue reading »

Abandoned Olympic Venues Around The Globe

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The disused bobsled track from the Sarajevo 1984 Winter Olympics is seen on Mount Trebevic, near Sarajevo, September 19, 2013. Abandoned and left to crumble into oblivion, most of the 1984 Winter Olympic venues in Bosnia’s capital Sarajevo have been reduced to rubble by neglect as much as the 1990s conflict that tore apart the former Yugoslavia. (Photo by Dado Ruvic/Reuters) Continue reading »

Craftsman Michael Plichta Created this Incredible Globe of Planet Mars

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Photo credits: Christoph Hoehmann

Look, we all have seen a globe on more than a few occasions. Recently we got a look at the art of globe making, which was certainly interesting. Today however, the typical globe gets reworked into something unique and quite amazing by Michael Plichta. This unique and rather eye-catching design is artist, eye-catching and one of a kind, rocking a 12-inch Mars globe showing the famous mars canal map by Percival Lowell. Continue reading »

One Of The World’s Last Remaining Globe-Makers That Use The Ancient Art Of Making Globes By Hand

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According to Bellerby & Co. Globemakers studio: “In the modern age, with the advent of GPS in addition to the abundance of mass-produced globes and maps, the art of globe-making has seemingly long disappeared. Only two workshops in the world still make modern handcrafted globes; one of them is us….. Bellerby & Co. Globemakers, a studio based in London, England.” Continue reading »

How Do Perceptions Of Beauty Vary Across The Globe?

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According to website Online Superdrug Doctor: “From that simple question, the idea for this study was born. We asked female graphic designers from around the world to Photoshop a female form by making her, in their opinion, more attractive to other citizens of their country. Widely held perceptions of beauty and perfection can have a deep and lasting cultural impact on both women and men. The goal of this project is to better understand potentially unrealistic standards of beauty and to see how such pressures vary around the world.

The resulting submissions are intriguing.” Continue reading »

Giant Globe Made From Matches By Andy Yoder

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American artist Andy Yoder created this incredible world globe made entirely of matches. Completed in 2014 after two years of work, the sculpture, entitled Early One Morning, measures an impressive 42″ in diameter.
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Halloween Around the Globe


A girl is seen through one of the thousands of carved pumpkins on display at the Great Highwood Pumpkin Festival in Highwood, Illinois, on Oktober 18, 2013. (Photo by Jim Young/Reuters) Continue reading »

David Byrne’s Large Inflatable Globe Sound Installation On Display In Manhattan

People view artist David Byrne’s installation “Tight Spot” beneath Manhattan’s High Line park on September 27, 2011 in New York City. The 48-foot by 20-foot inflatable globe is squeezed beneath the steel support framework of the High Line and is accompanied with a rumbling audio soundtrack created by distorting Byrne’s voice. (Mario Tama/Getty Images North America) Continue reading »

The Best of Christmas Photos From Around the Globe, 2008


Christmas lights house, Melksham, England. Continue reading »