Atmospheric Retro Images Of The USSR As Photographed By American Professor Thomas T. Hammond

Thomas T. Hammond, an American professor at the University of Virginia and a specialist in the history of Russia and the USSR, was taking photographs of Soviet Russia for long time, nineteen years during the 1950s, the 1960s and the 1970s. He paid many visits to the USSR with his family, saw Moscow, Leningrad, Kiev, Yaroslavl, Samarkand, Pyatigorsk, and Riga. Thomas used his photos as illustrations for his works – thus, for example, National Geographic Magazine published his material in a 1966 article, “A first look at the Soviet Union – An American in Moscow”. Continue reading »

College Professor Is Making Flower Crowns For Animals And They Look Majestic

The first flower crown college professor Yarely made was for her dog, Australian shepherd Freya. And that one was just for the pup, to take fun photos for Instagram. Well, what started as a simple prop for a picture soon turned into a brand. Continue reading »

University Professor Has Redesigned The Zweibrück Observatory In Germany Into R2-D2

Star Wars fans know him, the little droid R2-D2. Through him, friends of space can now look into the stars, more precisely into the Zweibrück starry sky. Continue reading »

Assistant Professor Of Biochemistry & Molecular Biology Creates Amazing Precise Metallic Replicas Of Ancient Fossils And Cells

By day, D. Allan Drummond is Assistant Professor of Biochemistry & Molecular Biology at The University of Chicago, where he runs the Drummond Lab. After hours, his interest in evolution and cellular structure takes a different, tangible form. Drummond constructs exacting replicas of creatures from the deep fossil record, paying specific attention to the detail of their underbellies, which are often obliterated by the passage of time. Continue reading »

Assistant Professor Of Design Makes Honest Charts That Sum Up A Designer’s Life

Mitch Goldstein is an Assistant Professor of Design at the Rochester Institute of Technology. When he’s not grooming budding artists at RIT’s College of Imaging Arts & Sciences, Mitch finds time to creates hilarious venn diagrams that accurately depict the problems faced by design students and professionals on a daily basis. Continue reading »

Canadian Professor Transforms His Skin With 2,500-Year-Old Scythian-Inspired Tattoos


Matthew Plexman

Getting inked isn’t a new thing. In the BP exhibition “Scythians: Warriors of Ancient Siberia”, you will find skin preserved with ancient tattoos. Dave Mazierski, a medical illustrator and biomedical communications professor from Toronto has made it his mission in life to cover his body in the same tattoos that are found on a 2,500-year-old mummy from a Bronze Age Scythian tribe. Continue reading »

This Japanese Professor Draws Incredible Pictures On Chalkboard

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Hirotaka Hamasaki, aka Hamacream, is a Japanese art teacher who likes to reproduce the masterpieces of painting on his blackboard, as the Guernica by Pablo Picasso, The Last Supper by Leonardo da Vinci or The Great Wave off Kanagawa by Hokusai. A new example of Kokuban Art, the drawing on blackboard which has become a phenomenon in Japan. Here: The Great Wave off Kanagawa by Hokusai Continue reading »

Professor Built A 60-Foot Long, 8-Foot Cardboard Wall Outside His Home To Replicate Donald Trump’s Proposed Wall Between The U.S. And Mexico

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Matt Warshauer, a political history professor at Central Connecticut State University, built a 60-foot long, 8-foot cardboard wall outside his West Hartford home to replicate Donald Trump’s proposed wall between the U.S. and Mexico. Continue reading »

Professor Splash Dives into Tomato Souce!

Darren Taylor, also known as Professor Splash, dives from eight meters high into a 30 centimeters shallow pool of tomato sauce during a promotion at Darling Harbour in Sydney, Australia. Taylor, with more than 25 years of professional high diving experience, holds records in both the Guinness World Records and Ripley’s 2009 Edition. (Rob Griffith/Associated Press) Continue reading »