Artist Mario Unger Spends 3000 Hours To Colorize Old Black & White Photos Of Famous People

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Mario Unger is an Austrian photographer and digital artist whose main work is colorizing and restoring old photographs. The artist says the reason for doing all this work is to reduce the felt distance in time a little bit. Continue reading »

Photographer Spends 10 Years Photographing Same Bench, Captures More Than He Expects

One Ukrainian photographer has spent a decade of his life on a single project, and it’s so intimate, it’ll make you feel things. Through his kitchen window, Yevhen Kotenko has shot the same park bench for 10 years and while its paint changed, some things remained the same. Continue reading »

Photographer Spends Eternity Waiting For Museum Visitors To Match Artworks

“People matching artworks” is an ongoing project by photographer Stefan Draschan where he patiently waits for museum visitors to suddenly match with a piece of art in a funny way. Continue reading »

Sculptor Spends 2 Years To Build Knife Angel Out Of 100,000 Weapons, However Government Rejects It

There’s a giant 26-foot-tall Knife Angel sculpture in the UK, constructed entirely out of 100,000 knives that were donated. But besides the remarkable numbers, it’s also a monument constructed out of dire necessity to remember the victims fallen to the rising knife violence in the United Kingdom and also to finally admit that there’s really a problem. Continue reading »

Guy Sucks At Photoshop, Spends 10 Years Mastering Microsoft Paint To Illustrate His Book

Turns out, sometimes our resistance to learn something new and master a new skill can lead to something pretty amazing. Pat Hines, who couldn’t be bothered to learn Photoshop and illustrated his ebook using good old Microsoft Paint, is the proof. Continue reading »

Artist Spends 35 Years Decorating Her House With Rocks And A Glue Gun

One of the first things most of us will do after buying a house is paint. We want to have our own colors on the walls to match our furniture and to make it feel more like our own and less like we’re living in somebody else’s old house. It’s only natural. Continue reading »

Japanese Photographer Spends His Life Shooting Women’s Thighs

Introducing Yuria, a mysterious Japanese photographer who makes a living by taking photos of women’s thighs (“futomomo” in Japanese) – over 30,000 photos to be precise. Yuria is a self-proclamed “Futomomo Artist“. Continue reading »

Chinese Province Spends $73M To Reproduce Century-Old ‘Ancient Town’

Construction on the Guiyang ancient town project in Hunan province began on Feb. 13, China News reported. The project was undertaken with an investment of 500 million RMB ($72.8 million). The cultural site, occupying 2,160 mu (144 hectares) of land, features pseudo-classic architecture including a Guiyang Confucius Temple, Kun Opera house, museums, ancient stages and commercial streets. It is intended to showcase the cultures of Guiyang over the last 2,000 years. Continue reading »

Artist Spends 9 Years Using FedEx To Ship Glass Boxes To Create Shattered Sculptures

If you’re wondering how much carriers care about the safety of your shipment, then you have to see this brilliant experiment by LA-based Walead Beshty. During a 9 year period, Beshty has been creating laminate glass objects which perfectly fit inside FedEx boxes and shipping them to various galleries and exhibitions in order to explore how works of art gather “fingerprints”. Continue reading »

French Florist Spends 15 Years Decorating His Shop With 800 Water Cans

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Bruno Geyer, a passionate florist from the quaint village of Rougemont Le Chateau , in the Franche-Comté region of France, has been decorating his flower shop with water cans for the last 15 years. He currently has around 800 of them hanging from the walls and roof of his shop, and even covering a nearby hillside. Continue reading »

Californian Inventor Spends Millions Creating One-Off Camper Van To Take His 4YO Daughter Around The World

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Are you a fan of camping? Ever set off on long scientific explorations? Do you have a general disdain for refilling your fuel tank? Well, have we got the expedition vehicle for you. This is the KiraVan, a formidable off-roader engineered from the ground up to do one thing – get you (and your stuff) there and back. Inventor Bran Ferren developed the vehicle as a mobile learning lab for his daughter Kira, but also with scientists and film crews in mind. It allows teams to trek out to remote locations but not forgo the comforts of working from a lab or an editing studio. Continue reading »

Artist Spends 3 Days Erecting A Life-Size Lego Statue Just To Be Ruined In Seconds

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It happened at a LEGO Expo in Ningbo, China. A giant fox figurine of Nick Wilde that cost $15,000 and took the artist, named Zhao, three days and nights to build was trashed in only seconds by. Artist Zhao spent 3 long days working on a giant Zootopia LEGO sculpture. Continue reading »

Photographer Spends Three Years Travelling The World To Capture Stunning Landscape Images At Sunrise And Sunset

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These breath-taking shots taken at sunset and sunrise are the result of one photographer’s amazing three-year trip around the globe. Julien Grondin set off in 2013 to exercise his love of travel photography and said he soon realised that shooting with the sun directly in the frame yielded his favourite final result. Continue reading »

Loving Husband Spends 2 Years Planting Thousands Of Flowers For His Blind Wife To Smell

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Mr. and Mrs. Kuroki lived a happy life as dairy farmers in rural Japan, raising two lovely children. But tragedy struck when Mrs. Kuroki suddenly lost her sight due to complications from diabetes. Soon, she became depressed and withdrawn, secluding herself in the family home. Continue reading »

Love Is: Husband Spends 5+ Years Illustrating His Love For His Wife

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South Korean artist Andrew Hou has spent almost 6 years trying to explain this feeling to his wife by drawing. It all began with cute drawings that he used to send to his significant one via SMS – he felt that it was easier to express feelings visually than verbally. Later, Andrew named his series “HJ-story” after his wife’s Korean name initials. At first, it was meant to be just a personal blog but, thanks to one of the artist’s friends, the word spread out and Andrew has gained many followers since. Continue reading »