Chilling Look At The Ordinary Cars ISIS Have Transformed Into ‘Mad Max’ Deadly Bombs

Police in Iraq have released images of 23 cars – captured from ISIS – that have been turned into bombs and even an anti-aircraft gun.


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Most of the vehicles are standard SUV cars that you would find on driveways up and down the country only with the outer shell replaced with bulletproof iron sheets. As well as replacing the outer casing of the car, Islamic State fighters changed the passenger seats to compartments fit to be packed with explosives. Continue reading »

Artist Humorously Rediscovering The Scenes Of Ordinary Life In Israel, Soviet Russia And Africa

Throughout her career as an artist, Ukraine-born Zoya Cherkassky-Nnadi has not lacked for public interest, critical acclaim, or financial compensation. Her pieces have been shown in premier Israeli art galleries for over a decade. Her work is continually covered in the mainstream media. And her sketches fetch anywhere from $5,000 to five or six times that amount. Continue reading »

A Minimalist Style That Tells Ordinary Situations With Irony And Fun – Stylized Drawings With A Sense Of Humor By Geoff McFetridge

Geoff McFetridge, founder of the Champion Studio, tells ordinary situations with irony, stylized and abstract drawings. They stem from the synergy between his fine arts practice and his background in graphic design. The Los Angeles-based artist works with a color palette of grays, whites, blues and pinks while he’s placing subjects in ordinary situations in a humorous way. Continue reading »

Journalists Mistook An Ordinary Teacher For A Famous Star, And This Changed Her Life In An Amazing Way

63-year-old Lyn Slater lives in New York and teaches students at Fordham University. She can pinpoint exactly the moment that her life changed forever. A few years ago, Lyn was waiting for a friend not far from the Lincoln Center, where the various shows of Fashion Week were taking place. Some photographers standing nearby mistook the stylish woman for a famous personality in the fashion industry. Continue reading »

Photographer Chrissy Sparks Transforms Ordinary Women Into Glamorous Pin-Ups

A photographer who transforms real women into jaw-dropping pin-up models in seductive photoshoots credits herself with bringing out the ‘best of their beauty’. Using flattering make up, hair styling and a range of props, photographer Chrissy Sparks can turn any woman into the next Betty Grable or Dita Von Teese inside her studio in Birmingham. Chrissy has snapped 1,300 women in glamorous, vintage-style shoots since opening her business, DollHouse Photography, three years ago. Continue reading »

Artist Transforms Ordinary Bananas Into Whimsical Works Of Art

Gaphic designer Stephan Brusche (aka iSteef) continues his journey to transform bananas into art. These Fruitdoodles, as the Dutch artist has dubbed them, are one part sculpture, one part drawing, and one part pure imagination. Brusche is able to see unlimited possibilities with his edible canvas, though his work mainly focuses on animals, pop culture, and Biblical stories. Continue reading »

Alone Together: Photographer Portrays Ordinary People In Their Homes In A Downbeat And Ultra-Stylised Manner

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In his series of untitled photographs Nobody Claps Anymore, the Mexican-American photographer Alec Dawson portrays ordinary people in their homes in a downbeat, ultra-stylised manner. Staring into space as they watch TV or water the garden, the real-life subjects of photographer hint at vast reserves of boredom and regret. Continue reading »

This is What Happens When Ordinary Women Try On Victoria’s Secret Swimsuits

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Image: Victoria’s Secret

Buzzfeed writers decided to re-create a Victoria’s Secret photo shoot on a beautiful beach in Malibu. They each chose a model and attempted to replicate her pose — with interesting results. Continue reading »

This Looks Like An Ordinary Shed. But You’ll Never Guess What’s Inside.

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We at Design You Trust place a high value on creativity. So we’re especially delighted when we learn about people who can create something beautiful out of something completely ordinary. Ashley Yeates, who came up with the following idea, is definitely one of these people. It’s people like him who add a little light to our day. Continue reading »

Doodle Challenge Transforms Ordinary Cat Photo into Fantastically Amusing Scenes

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With a little imagination, an ordinary cat photograph offers infinite doodling possibilities. Although the origins of this photo are unclear, it seems that Weibo user Luo Luobu first drew some delightful additions on an orange tabby that’s nonchalantly laying on a white ground. Bored Panda user Sofia then took this idea further by creating an open drawing challenge, inviting anyone to download the image and doodle the cat into new situations and funny adventures. Continue reading »

Portraits of Ordinary People in Unusual Locations by French Artist JR

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Portraits by contemporary artist JR, collected during the month of March 2014, are displayed under the dome of the Pantheon in Paris May 7, 2015. (Photo by Benoit Tessier/Reuters)
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An Ordinary Day In An Extraordinary Place – Aiguille Du Midi (3842m)

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Jakub Polomski is a photographer and traveler. In July 2014, he visited Chamonix in France. Anyone, who will ever get a chance to be there, should get to the summit of Aiguille du Midi (3,842 m / 12,605 ft) .

You can easily get there by cable car. It was built in 1955 and for about two decades was claimed to be the highest cable car in the world. Aiguille du Midi is one of the best tourist attractions in French Alps. It is also a start point for mountain climbers who desire to climb Mont Blanc.
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