We Regret To Inform You That Lace Men’s Shorts Are Here For The Summer

We Regret To Inform You That Lace Men’s Shorts Are Here For The Summer

Sometimes, it seems like the entire purpose of the Internet is for companies to push ludicrous products on an unsuspecting public in the name of “fashion”, and then for sites like ours to make fun of those products. We’re sorry to tell you that this item of men’s fashion now exists. Where to buy this atrocity? You’ll have to go to Hologram City to do that, but we strongly suggest that you don’t. Continue reading »

Summer Beach Knife Oil Paintings By Alena Shymchonak

Summer Beach Knife Oil Paintings By Alena Shymchonak

Alena Shymchonak is a painter who comes from Estonia. She produces a lot of paintings for collectors in different countries. She like using palette knife and oil painting to produce her paintings. Continue reading »

This Guy Came Up With A Plan To Turn Any Backyard Into A Beach

This Guy Came Up With A Plan To Turn Any Backyard Into A Beach

Summer vacations are all about sun, sea, and sand. Wouldn’t you agree? Unfortunately for some of us, getting to the seaside can be one difficult task because things keep getting in our way. Maybe your car just broke down. Perhaps your partner got the chickenpox. Or maybe you live so far away from the beach that it would take you a solid week to get there. Continue reading »

“Visceral Fluidity”: Sublime Underwater Portraits By Samantha French

"Visceral Fluidity": Sublime Underwater Portraits By Samantha French

Born and raised in north central Minnesota, Samantha French graduated from the Minneapolis College of Art and Design in 2005. French’s current body of work explores the idea of escape, the tranquility and nostalgia for the lazy summer days of her childhood. Continue reading »

“A Colorful Day Out To Coney Island”: Color Photographs Of A Summer’s Escape From New York City In 1948

"A Colorful Day Out To Coney Island": Color Photographs Of A Summer's Escape From New York City In 1948

Back to the good old days, Coney Island was a place where the straight-talking working class lapped up the fun in an America founded on security and purpose. This was confident, snooty-free America, the antithesis of knowing, sneery European high-brow culture and the affected, needy good taste that thrills only to exclude. Boy, was it fabulous. Now we go back to see Coney Island on a summer’s day in 1948. Continue reading »

The World’s Most Unusual Beach Is A Glacier In Russia’s Kingdom Of Permafrost

The World’s Most Unusual Beach Is A Glacier In Russia’s Kingdom Of Permafrost

Tired of summer beach recreation? We have something special to impress you! As an alternative to an ordinary hot sand beach try to laze on the ice beach of Yakutia. It is a permafrost region, but in fact summer in Yakutia is as hot as it is in Yalta. But it has snow. Continue reading »

Designer Duncan Shotton Creates A Miniature Swimming Pool Drinking Glass

Designer Duncan Shotton Creates A Miniature Swimming Pool Drinking Glass

British designer Duncan Shotton (previously) introduces his next everyday object: A miniature swimming pool drinking glass. A minimal design with a little touch of lovelyness, to give you the positive feeling that comes with summertime, all year round. Continue reading »

Inside The Abandoned Summer Camp In Chernobyl

Inside The Abandoned Summer Camp In Chernobyl
Miriam Wasser

Three days after the huge nuclear disaster at the Chernobyl Nuclear Power Plant in northern Ukraine on April 26, 1986, the Soviets mandated that everyone living within 30-kilometers of the plant evacuate. People were told they’d only be gone for a few days, and packed as such. But 30 years later, the area — called the Exclusion Zone — remains uninhabited and has become a haunting time capsule of Soviet life in 1986. Here are photos of abandoned summer camp for children. Continue reading »

New Trending Summer Fun – A Pink Coffin Pool Float With Lid

New Trending Summer Fun - A Pink Coffin Pool Float With Lid

Have you ever thought to yourself, “Man, the beach is awesome, but what if it had more death?” If yes, then oh boy, we have a treat for you. This is the pink coffin pool float (complete with lid) created by Canadian designers Andrew Greenbaum and Ian Felton. Continue reading »

“Summer Unplugged”: Summer 2017 Winner And Finalists Of The Child Photography Contest

Child Photo Competition is an international photo community devoted to discovering and promoting the most talented child photographers from all over the world. Every month, we run free of charge monthly themed contest in order to give a chance to emerging photographers to show us the magic of child photography.

"Summer Unplugged": Summer 2017 Winner And Finalists Of The Child Photography Contest
Winner – Marcia Fernandes, Brazil

This Summer CPC asked the photographers from all around the globe to document children spending their summer disconnected from the world of electronic gadgets and to submit the best snaps to “SUMMER UNPLUGGED” contest. Continue reading »

Craziest Swimsuits To Hit The Beach This Summer

Craziest Swimsuits To Hit The Beach This Summer

Donald Trump’s face has appeared on many t-shirts and on plenty of other merchandise but not as bizarre as on the latest one released by company Beloved Shirts, with his shocked face totally covering women’s one-piece swimsuit, that can be bought online. Check out some of the other swimsuits we have selected, that might be as crazy as this, you could actually see live on sunny beaches this summer. Continue reading »

Welders In China Cover Up Despite Summer Heat

Welders In China Cover Up Despite Summer Heat

Welder Xie Wentao wears a protective mask and gloves in Jinan, East China’s Shandong province. The 42-year-old and his colleagues build reinforcement cages, part of a building’s foundation. Continue reading »

Sketches Of Summer

Sketches Of Summer

Grant Snider gives us a charming series of sketches using watercolor shapes and imagination to illustrate the things we enjoy in the summertime. How to turn a watermelon into a sunset is just the beginning. Other simple shapes show us what he can make of picnics, fireflies, ice cream, swimming pools, and more. Continue reading »

Summer Super Villa By Lassa Architects In Greek

Summer Super Villa By Lassa Architects In Greek

The 150-square-metre Villa Ypsilon was designed by London- and Brussels-based firm LASSA, which is headed up by architects Theo Sarantoglou Lalis and Dora Sweijd. The domed form of the summer house responds to the client’s desires for a vantage point from which to survey the agricultural land, as well as the nearby mountains and coastline. Continue reading »

These Photos Of Fireflies Show How Beautiful Summer Nights Are In Japan

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Yu Hashimoto

Each year when summer comes along, we all look forward to different things. Some of us head to the beach, others to the mountains for camping. Some look forward to the epicurean delights like watermelon and ice cones. But for a select group of photographers in Japan, Summer signals the arrival of fireflies. And for very short periods – typically May and June, from around 7 to 9pm – these photographers set off to secret locations all around Japan, hoping to capture the magical insects that light up the night. Continue reading »

Lay’s Summer Days Promotion Puts Your Fav Summer Photo An A Bag Of Chips

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Lay’s Summer – fun Instagram campaign that turns digital (Instagram pics) to physical (a real bag of chips with your picture on in!) Fun packaging – and check out our Lay’s custom drooling Bucky BBQ potato chips! Continue reading »

Public Pools Open In New York City For The Summer

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Spencer Platt / Getty Images North America

People enjoy a hot afternoon at the Astoria Pool in the borough of Queens on the opening day of city pools on June 29, 2016 in New York City.The main pool at Astoria, the biggest in New York City and administered by the New York City Department of Parks and Recreation, sees over 3,000 people on a typical summer weekday. Continue reading »

World’s Longest Tunnel Slide To Open In London This Summer

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Opening in London later this year, is this huge tunnel slide wrapped around the ArcelorMittal Orbit, a sculpture that was designed for the 2012 Olympics. The slide will allow visitors to loop their way through parts of the structure on their way to the ground. The tight corkscrew design of the tunnel slide will have visitors descending 178m (over 583 feet), from the observation level to the ground. Continue reading »

“A Summer Night’s Melancholy”: Surreal Paintings Of Michael Sowa

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Michael Sowa (b.1945) is a German artist known for his whimsical, surreal and stunning paintings often featuring animals. He studied at the Academy of Fine Arts in Berlin for seven years, spent a brief time as an art teacher and then became a painter. Continue reading »

Aerial Summer Symmetry Photography

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German photographer Bernhard Lang, aerial photography specialist, made a summer collection of pictures that brings out the symmetry and linearity of the vacationers installation on the Adria beach, located on the Italian North East coast. Continue reading »

Beautiful Photos Of Summer In North Carolina, 1975

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Joel Sternfeld is a fine-art color photographer noted for his large-format documentary pictures of the United States and helping establish color photography as a respected artistic medium. He has influenced a generation of color photographers, including Andreas Gursky, who borrows many of Sternfeld’s techniques and approaches. Continue reading »

Top GIF Artists Transform Summer Photos Into Digital Art

Top GIF Artists Transform Summer Photos Into Digital Art
Credits: Cari van der Yacht

This past summer Booking.com asked people to Wing Everything. Except their accommodation. Now they’re on a mission to find and GIF the best shots of the season to find out WHO WON BOOKING SUMMER? Continue reading »

Photo of the Day: Midday Summer Fever

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People cool off at Sant Sebastia beach in Barceloneta neighbourhood in Barcelona, Spain, August 16, 2015. Spanish consumer prices rose slightly in July from a year earlier, the second increase in a row as the economy strengthened and retailers and hotels hiked their charges. Continue reading »

Photo of the Day: Biting Away Summer

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Children eat watermelons to meet the “beginning of autumn” at a kindergarten in Handan, China on August 7, 2015. Chinese tradition to eat watermelons or peaches before that day symbolises “biting away summer”. The solar term ‘beginning of autumn’ falls on 8 August this year. (Photo by Xinhua/REX Shutterstock)

This Slicer Turns A Simple Watermelon Into The Coolest Summer Popsicle

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Pepo the watermelon slicer, designed by Avihai Ahurin. Continue reading »