These Are the World’s Oldest Masks Ever Discovered, And Are Estimated to Be 9000 Years Old

These Are the World’s Oldest Masks Ever Discovered, And Are Estimated to Be 9000 Years Old
Elie Posner/Israel Museum

In 1983, a small team of archaeologists led by Harvard prehistorian Ofer Bar-Yosef, excavated a recently looted cave in the southern Judean Desert. Known as Nahal Hemar, the site appears to have been used to store thousands of objects from an ancestor cult. The scientists uncovered rope baskets, wooden beads, shells, flint knives, figurines carved from bone, human skulls decorated with molded asphalt, and embroidered textiles that may once have been ritual costumes. Continue reading »

Spitting In The Face Of Christ: The Superb Blasphemous Horror Art Of Paolo Girardi

Spitting In The Face Of Christ: The Superb Blasphemous Horror Art Of Paolo Girardi

Surely if our meagre planet were overtaken by skeleton soldiers, leather winged giant insects, goat human hybrids, rats, cosmic storms and serpent lords, this is what it would look like. Paolo Girardi is fucking possessed with an intrinsic vision to put the most barbaric, and rusted atmospheres into carnal shape. Continue reading »

Artist Imagines How Pop Culture Characters Would Look If They Were Saints

Artist Imagines How Pop Culture Characters Would Look If They Were Saints

Digital artist Gedo, better known as @gedogfx to his followers on his Instagram account, recently created an amazing project where he transformed famous characters from pop culture into holy figures. Continue reading »

Kawaii In The Afterlife: The Playfully Religious Art Of Japanese Illustrator Hasuimo

Kawaii In The Afterlife: The Playfully Religious Art Of Japanese Illustrator Hasuimo

Japanese illustrator hasuimo makes no secret about the orientation of her art. The tweet pinned to the top of her account clearly states: “I like spiritual things.” Continue reading »

An Immersive Lighting Installation Inside One Of San Francisco’s Most Important Religious Monuments

An Immersive Lighting Installation Inside One Of San Francisco’s Most Important Religious Monuments

The nonprofit Illuminate and Grace Cathedral present an immersive installation inside one of San Francisco’s most important religious monuments. Continue reading »

Train In Japan Decorated With Thousand-Armed Kannon Limbs Hanging From Carriage Ceiling

Train In Japan Decorated With Thousand-Armed Kannon Limbs Hanging From Carriage Ceiling
Sankei Shimbun

A train in Kyoto decorated with the limbs of the Thousand-armed Kannon is now transporting tourists around sightseeing spots in the city. Continue reading »

Rather Than Cut It Down, Family Builds House Around 150-Year-Old Tree

Rather Than Cut It Down, Family Builds House Around 150-Year-Old Tree
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When the Kesharwani family in Jabalpur, India, decided to expand their home back in 1994, they pondered what to do about the giant fig tree growing in their garden. Rather than cut it down, they decided to build a four-storey house around it. Continue reading »

Wholesome Signs By The Clackamas United Church Of Christ

Wholesome Signs By The Clackamas United Church Of Christ

Many people dread going to church – some think it’s boring, others don’t like listening to the same old sermons while another part just hates waking up early on Sundays. However, that is not always the case – just ask Pastor Adam from the Clackamas United Church of Christ. The pastor invites people of all races, religions and sexual orientations to his church and is actively spreading the message that God loves everyone through his wholesome church signs. Continue reading »

“I Am The Way, The Truth And The Life”: Superb Photo Manipulations By Kevin Carden

"I Am The Way, The Truth And The Life": Superb Photo Manipulations By Kevin Carden

Whimsical and surreal photo manipulations by Kevin Carden, a gifted self-taught photographer, Photoshop artist, and educator from Kernersville, NC, USA. Kevin focuses mainly on digital art and photo manipulation. Continue reading »

“What If Orthodox Priests Became Cosmonauts?”: Artist Unites Two Russian Pillars In His Paintings

"What If Orthodox Priests Became Cosmonauts?": Artist Unites Two Russian Pillars In His Paintings

Russian digital painter Vladimir Malakhovsky has created a series of bold canvases. He’s combined two subjects, both of which are very important in Russia: Space exploration vs the Orthodox church. Continue reading »

When Hijab Was Not In Force, Vintage Photographs Show How Iranian Women Dressed In The 1960s And 1970s

When Hijab Was Not In Force, Vintage Photographs Show How Iranian Women Dressed In The 1960s And 1970s

There was a good balance of modernity and modesty during the 1950s and ’60s. Women were emancipated but kept their Iranian identity. The look was stylish and elegant without being vulgar. Skirts were long and full showing as little skin as possible. Continue reading »

Amish Girl Quits Religion For Modelling!

Amish Girl Quits Religion For Modelling!
23 year old Kate Stoltz moved to New York to pursue a life outside the Amish community. Here are her before and after pics. Continue reading »