Advertising, as well as a lot of other fields, has had to adapt to the evolution of technology. And we can totally see a difference when we compare the old, vintage ads to the ones created nowadays. While both vintage and today’s ads still think about consumer desire, today they rather sell an idea than a product. Continue reading »
Made out of cotton, nylon, rubber and aluminium, this suit is believed to have been worn by Belka and Strelka, the first two dogs to return from space back in 1960. It was used for the USSR’s Korabl-Sputnik 2 mission during the training phase, where the dogs strapped into capsules wearing the suits and launched 262,500 feet in the air before returning to the ground on parachutes. The training was meant to test the effects of low gravity and high-speed launches on the animals. Continue reading »
This time Gunduz Aghayev (previously featured) tried to show problems of today that are still noticeable after centuries and have not been solved yet.
The artist focused on the problems of the mass following and on the fact that people tend to not act individually and are easily influenced by masses or figures of power. Continue reading »
So many musicians have passed away too fast over the past couple of decades. They left their fans heartbroken, listening to their music until today. Regardless of your taste in music, chances are you remember when the news cycle covered one of their deaths. You are probably constantly thinking about what they could have yet created if they hadn’t died. Unfortunately, we cannot possibly know that, but what we could do is imagine what they would look like today if they were still alive.
That’s exactly what the Sachs Media Group set out to do with the project you’re about to see. They have teamed up with photo restoration and manipulation company Phojoe to create speculative portraits of what rock and roll’s greatest musicians might look like if they were still alive today. Continue reading »
We all know that nothing is perfect. Our modern society included. There are many things that are problematic and troubling, and even though we notice them, we are not too fast to work on fixing matters. Continue reading »
Besides being discriminating, vintage ads were also full of lies. Whether we like it or not, it is a piece of history worth seeing for everyone. Continue reading »
We all like to imagine our childhood as an idyllic time full of love, gentle guidance, and hair braiding. That’s not the reality for everyone, unfortunately, but if you’re lucky enough to have parents who spend time with you, some of the illustrations by artist Snezhana Soosh will tug your heartstrings. The watercolors cover the gamut of sickeningly sweet daddy/daughter relationships without ever getting too treacly. Continue reading »
Say hello to Kotleta, otherwise known as the Catriarch. She earned this unusual title for her regal gaze and refined behaviour. Recently, her owner decided it was time to spread the Catriarch’s fame far and wide, and she is currently taking Instagram by storm.
We decided to assist her in her mission. If for no other reason than she is such a wondrous cat that you can’t help but feel your day has become that bit more positive having seen her. So here are a few shots of the most gorgeous cat we’ve seen in a long time. Continue reading »
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