“Welcome To The Mystically Beautiful World Of Your Nightmares”: The Superb Digital Art By Stefan Koidl

What is hidden under the cover of night? Who can you meet in a gloomy forest? Whose footsteps are heard behind in a dark alley? Why did the floorboard creak in the empty room? Continue reading »

“Welcome To Hell On Earth”: The Dark Artworks Of Antonio José Manzanedo

Antonio José Manzanedo is an Illustrator based in Cáceres, Spain, he has worked for companies and games such as Games Workshop, Fantasy Flight Games, RuneQuest, 7emeCercle, Journey: Wrath of Demons, La Marca del Este, Holocubierta, Krynea… Continue reading »

Welcome To “Bike Kill 13”, The Annual Gathering Of Builders And Riders Of Home-Made Bicycles

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Photo by Stephanie Keith/Reuters

People ride bicycles in Halloween costumes during “Bike Kill 13” in the Brooklyn borough of New York City. “Bike Kill” is an annual gathering of builders and riders of home-made bicycles that culminates in a tall bike jousting competition. Continue reading »

Welcome To Ordos, The Largest Ghost City In China

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Built for over a million people, the city of Ordos was designed to be the crowning glory of Inner Mongolia. Doomed to incompletion however, this futuristic metropolis now rises empty out of the deserts of northern China. Continue reading »

Welcome to the Saddest 1980s Mall in America

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Think of the funnest place where you hung out as a teenager, when you were first allowed to go out with your friends on your own and pick up the latest chart-topping single. Now imagine it looking as sad and empty as this.
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Welcome to Iceberg Capital of the World

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Stunning images show the rolling splendor of the “iceberg capital of the world” under auroras. The photographer even includes himself in many of the shots – a signature of his that offers a fresh take on the conventional selfie, as well as providing a sense of scale to his works. Ziskas shot the photographs over a 10-day visit to western Greenland in September. Here: the photographer includes himself to provide a sense of scale to his works.
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Welcome To Snake Cafe In Tokyo

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A snake is seen at the Tokyo Snake Center, a snake cafe, in Tokyo’s Harajuku shopping district August 14, 2015. The cafe has on display 35 non-venomous snakes of 20 different breeds. Open six days a week, the cafe allows customers to enjoy food and beverages while watching a small snake slither around in a cage on their table for a 1,000 yen (8.04 dollars). By paying an additional fee, customers get to hold and pet the snake. (Photo by Toru Hanai/Reuters)
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OAS1S: Welcome To Urban Forest Neighborhoods When The Houses Are Disguised As Trees

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The OAS1S architecture is designed as trees, earth’s most ancient, important and appreciated structures. This unique design creates a highly desirable 21st century icon that truly fusions architecture and nature. The OAS1S architecture is shaped as a 1 and answers to the deep human need to become 1 with nature. OAS1S is a passionate and innovative answer to our current need for sustainable global urbanization. A win-win-win concept for people, nature and society, with a mission for radical urban improvement. Continue reading »

Welcome to “Torreto” Barber Shop

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Alex “Torreto” Vellios, a 26-year old barber sports his tattoo of an open razor as he holds a real razor while preparing for his first customer of the day at his Torreto barber shop in Frankfurt, January 6, 2015. Inspired by a childhood trip to the barbers with his grandfather in Greece, Vellios, a formally trained hairdresser and self-taught barber, fulfilled his dream of opening his own gentleman’s barber shop five months ago and has turned it into a successful male grooming and shaving business with customers now waiting up to three to four weeks for an appointment to see him. (Photo by Kai Pfaffenbach/Reuters)
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‘Welcome to Wales’


A front view of an MTV pop-up billboard depicting The Valley TV Reality Stars Natalee Harris, Lateysha Grace and Jenna Jonathan on February 23, 2014 in Abergavenny, Wales.

A CHEEKY alternative ‘Welcome to Wales’ sign on the A465 Welsh border has been setting male commuter’s hearts racing. The pop-up billboard, which was installed on Sunday morning (Feb 23), carries the phrase ‘Hello Boyos’ – a cheeky nod to the iconic Wonderbra ads of the mid 90s. Erected by MTV bosses to celebrate the third season of reality TV show The Valleys, which hits TV screens on Tuesday night at 10pm on MTV, the eye-popping sign features three of the show’s biggest stars Natalee Harris, Lateysha Grace and Jenna Jonathan in racy underwear. The striking design is being trialled on the A465 on the Welsh border, but is due to be rolled out at several crossings into Wales later this week in advance of the new series airing. Continue reading »

Photo of the Day: Welcome Home!


A puma is seen inside the kitchen of a residential home in this handout picture provided by the Agricultural and Livestock Service of Chile (SAG), in Santiago January 29, 2014. The animal was discovered by the homeowner and was taken to a local zoo after being sedated by authorities. Authorities are investigating how the puma appeared at the home. No one was injured, according to local media. (Photo by Reuters/Agricultural and Livestock Service of Chile (SAG))

Photo of the Day: Welcome On Board

The tail of a dinosaur costume sticks out as the person wearing it boards a bus they had to promote their exhibit, near the Houses of Parliament in London, Thursday, October 17, 2013. The man leading the costume wearer said they were walking around to promote their dinosaur experience exhibit at Blackgang Chine theme park on the Isle of White. (Photo by Matt Dunham/AP Photo)

Welcome to Sweden, Facebook!

Facebook on Wednesday started processing data through its first server farm outside the United States, on the edge of the Arctic Circle in Sweden. The company inaugurated servers in about half of its new, 300,000-square foot facility outside the city Lulea Wednesday, saying it should improve the social network’s performance in Europe.

Joel Kjellgren, Data Centre Manager poses for photographers in the server hall on June 12, 2013 in the new Facebook data center, outside the city of Lulea, Sweden. Social network Facebook Wednesday opened its first data centre outside the United States, in Luleaa, a coastal Swedish town near the Arctic Circle. (Getty Images / AP) Continue reading »

«Welcome! Sochi 2014»: The Dark Side of Sochi Olympic Games

Exactly one year before the long awaited Sochi Olympics, Vladimir Putin went to Sochi personally to see how the construction is going. After receiving a report saying the ski jumps that were supposed to be ready in 2011, are not completed still, while their price has sky-rocketed from 1.2 billion to 8 billion roubles, he commented, “Good for you. Good job”, and then fired the vice president of the Olympic committee.

Russian artist Vasily Slonov painted his view of the upcoming games, giving a new interpretation to the adored Russian mascot Cheburashka, and combining officially endorsed stereotypes of Russia with grimmer and less accepted ones. Continue reading »

Welcome Back, Rex – the World’s Largest Crocodile

One of the worlds largest crocodiles, a 700 kilogram beast called Rex, cruises around his enclosure after receiving his first feed after emerging from three months of hibernation. (Reuters) Continue reading »