Human Living Statues Contest In Buenos Aires

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Hugo Falcon portraying “El Angel Magico” (The Magic Angel) takes part in a human living statues contest in Buenos Aires, Argentina, September 24, 2016. (Photo by Enrique Marcarian/Reuters) Continue reading »

Fly Geyser: A Collision Of Human Error And Natural Geothermal Pressure Created This Rainbow-Colored Geologic Wonder

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Photo by Jeremy C. Munns

We just learned that the Black Rock Desert in Nevada is home to an actual Geyser of Awesome! Behold the colorful spouting splendor of the Fly Geyser, located near the edge of Fly Reservoir in the Hualapai Geothermal Flats. Continue reading »

Sculptor Creates A Mutant ‘Concept Human’ To Survive Car Crashes

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Here we have sculptor Patricia Piccinini’s ugly baby, Graham, a high-concept mutant designed to withstand car crashes. Graham’s unsettling physiology was created in collaboration with trauma surgeon Christian Kenfield and road safety engineer David Logan in order to emphasize how incredibly fragile our (comparatively attractive) human bodies are, and as far as public safety service announcements go, he really gets the point across. Our mushy little brains are so vulnerable in our (more or less) normal-sized heads! Continue reading »

Disturbingly Beautiful (Almost Dirty) Images Of Human Anatomy From The 1700s (NSFW)

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Jacques Fabien Gautier was a printmaker, painter, anatomist and philosopher who is now best remembered for his often lurid anatomical illustrations. Born in Marseilles in 1716, Gautier began his career as a painter before moving onto printmaking where he developed an interest in the techniques of color printmaking which were then being pioneered by Jacob Christoph Le Blon (1667-1741). Gautier posited the theory colored prints could be created in much the same way as colored patterns were woven into cloth. Continue reading »

Why Are Robots Still So Far Behind Humans: Robots With a Human Touch By João Paulo Bragato

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João Paulo Bragato visualizes robots with a wonderful sense of personality. Continue reading »

“Spring And A Girl”: Cute Friendship Between A Snow Fox And A Human

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Katerina Mikhaylova from the Russian city of Krasnoyarsk is a zoo worker and an animals fancier. Luckily, she has had a chance to grow a sweet Snow Fox named Spring. This kind of foxes are a man-made breed, they are almost whole white with a little black specks. Continue reading »

This Artist Combines Human And Animal Features Into A Single Self-Portrait

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Forming a likeness between the animal kingdom and the human form, hungarian artist Flora Borsi has formed the series ‘animeyed’, which creates curious hybrid beings from two different species. The collection of self-portraits sees Borsi situated side-by-side six separate creatures: a cat, dove, blowfish, goldfish, snake and hare. The effect forms hybrid entities that play with the perception of the viewer and cleverly display the physical similarities between the human and animal features. Continue reading »

Photographer Captures The Power And Magic Of The Human Body In Motion And The Spirit Of Dance

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Moscow-based photographer Alexander Yakovlev has an amazing talent for conveying the elegant, refined energy of dancers. His stunning studio portraits capture dancers mid-pose, exuding a grace and power that is fortified by the primarily black and white aesthetic and clean scene compositions. Yakovlev’s photography provides viewers the opportunity to fully appreciate the majesty of a moving human body frozen in time, each image radiating an intangible element that makes it hard to look away. Continue reading »

Meet Brazilian ‘Human Barbie’ Andressa Damiani

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A Brazilian woman who has been likened to a ‘human Barbie’ claims her appearance is natural and she hasn’t had plastic surgery or starved herself to be thin. Andressa Damiani, from Blumenau, who has a 20-inch waist and wears a 32F bra size, boasts the same facial features as a doll – including huge eyes and long legs. The 23-year-old has found fame in her native country with passers-by on the street calling her ‘Elsa’ because of her resemblance to the character in Disney’s Frozen. Continue reading »

Human Salt Lick – The Most Hipster Christmas Gift Of All Time

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Forget about cereal cafes and bearded men on typewriters, the most hipster item in the world is here. Continue reading »

Artist Builds Articulating Pneumatic Wings Fit for a Human

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Artist Alexis Noriega of The Crooked Feather has designed a handmade pair of bird wings fit for an actual human. As a matter of fact, the artist’s creation is equipped with pneumatic automation, which means that the wings can extend and retract through a sophisticated air pressure system, operated at the flick of a switch. Continue reading »

This Biology Teacher Has Her Own Way of Teaching About the Human Body at School

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Debby Heerkens, a biology teacher at the Groene Hart Rijnwoude school in the Netherlands, came up with a truly memorable way to educate her students. She stood up on her desk and stripped off her clothes to reveal a full suit of spandex illustrated with accurate muscles and organs. Below that, another set of spandex illustrated where all the bones in her body are.
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Three-Dimensional Human Collages Encased in Layers of Glass

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Brooklyn-based contemporary artist Dustin Yellin has received worldwide recognition for his technique to creating large-scale, fantastical collages encased within layers of glass. Psychogeographies, his newest exhibition commissioned by the New York City Ballet for the annual Art series, is a collection of life-size humanoid figures. Continue reading »

These Candles Have a Human Figure that Appears to Be Meditating

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Korean design studio AND (also known as Art N Design) have created Candleman, a little human figure candle that appears to be meditating.
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Kamil Kotarba Explores the Lack of Human Interaction in the Digital Age

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In the series ‘Hide And Seek’, photographer Kamil Kotarba reflects on how the rise of mobile screens negatively influences the way we connect and interact with others. His photographs capture daily scenes, such as a dinner for two and an evening on the couch, yet only show arms attached to mobile phones without the bodies. Continue reading »

Brazilian Street Art Shows the Human Reality and their Social Masks

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In today’s world it is normal have our social masks, especially in social media. The Fite Street Art group, create by Will Ferreira and Michel Japs, shows in their work beyond the reality of the Brazilian people, but also the mask behind the personality of us.
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Transparent Sculptures Explore the Depth of Human Emotion

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First featured in Hi-Fructose Vol. 12, Korean artist Jin Young Yu makes haunting sculptures with a mystifying use of transparency. She achieves the invisibility of her doll-like figures through a highly transparent plastic. Yu’s deeply intimate works reflect on her emotional experience of adolescence, and more recently, mirror her adult personality. Continue reading »

Russian Photographer Dresses Siberian Huskies In Human Clothes

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A Russian photographer has embarked on what may be one of the most adorable picture projects of all time – dressing huskies in human clothes. Continue reading »

Yung Cheng Lin’s Human Art Illusions Address Female Body Modification

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Taiwanese artist Yung Cheng Lin, commonly known as 3CM, visualizes themes of women’s issues, social standards, and body modification through a photographic lens. The artist interprets these subjects through simple tools and materials that interact with a human body to reveal a message and convey an idea. Red string, push pins and roses literally intersect the female figures in the photographs, creating striking and somewhat alarming visual compositions that come to life through digital manipulation. Continue reading »

Artist Illustrates 12 Astrological Symbols Using Human Bodies As Her Canvas

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According to artist Trina Merry: “From November 2014 to May 2015 I sculpted, body painted and photographed 60 models–including myself– into the 12 symbols of the zodiac.I view this work as my way to examine the impact of astrology in a current world in a modern aesthetic, while maintaining the sensibilities, skills and stories of crucial works of art from thousands of years before me. Continue reading »

Adorable Cat Loves Standing on Two Legs Like a Human

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Meet George (aka George2Legs), an adorable cat who seems to think that two legs are better than four. He’s often seen standing like a human, trying to make himself taller by being on his hind quarters. Besides looking ridiculously cute as he stands like this, it actually gives him a better view of the nearby action, be it just over a counter or outside a window. Continue reading »

Human-like Robot Named “Pepper” Performs as a PR Manager in Tokyo

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SoftBank’s human-like robot named “Pepper” poses for pictures in its role as a PR manager of Tottori prefecture at the prefecture speciality store in Tokyo, Japan, July 1, 2015. Pepper will work at the store until July 2, as the first workplace venue for its temporary staffing service. (Photo by Yuya Shino/Reuters)
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Canned Human Condition

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Works from the “Canned Human Condition” series by Reima Honkasalo. Continue reading »

Guinness Rishi – The Human Flag

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67-year-old Guinness Rishi constantly tries to make his family and the entire Indian people by constantly setting new records. Continue reading »

Human-Like Wild Animals

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Christoph Meyer a German graphic designer created these great photo manipulations of wild animals in human urban settings.

“The whole project took me two or three days to finish and I have to say that creating those images made a lot of fun although it wasn’t easy at some stages.” he says. Continue reading »