Category: Visual Arts

  • 50 Strange and Funny Google Suggestions

    You’ve probably already read how cool Google’s offices are (The Best Place to Work: Google and their Office in Zurich), but in addition to having the coolest offices, google gives us the funniest search suggestions. As you type into the search box, Google Suggest guesses what you’re typing and offers suggestions in real time. It […]

  • This Is Not a Photograph

    It’s hard to believe, but the picture above is not a photograph! It is a photo-realistic oil painting by Teresa Elliott called “Deliverance” – one of three Grand Prize Winners of the second annual America China Oil Painting Artists League competition. For more hyper realistic art, make sure to check out these Hyper Realistic Paintings That […]

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  • An Inside Look at ‘Chaotic’ Amazon Warehouses

    Here’s a riddle for you: who in the world can sell 17 million individual items within 24 hours? These numbers is the official statistics of Amazon sales from 2011, and for the first time, the pictures of their 80 “chaotic storage” warehouses from around the globe started circling the Internet. “Chaotic storage” refers to the […]

  • Artist Creates Landscape Embroidery Art That Leaps Out Of Its Frames

    The craft of embroidery is known for having remained largely unchanged since its ancient origins, but even this ancient handicraft has room for innovation. Peruvian embroiderer and artist Ana Teresa Barboza creates embroidered natural landscapes that spill out of of their wooden frames, using threads of various size, color and length to invade our world. […]

  • Celebrities When They Were Young (22 pics)

    We are so attached to certain images of some celebrities that seeing their childhood pictures leaves us surprised to find out they were once young, too. And guess what – most of them didn’t look like the most popular kids at school! Eminem Aged 12 Steve Jobs Aged 18 Amy Winehouse Aged 8 Sean Connery […]

  • Hairy Chest and Stomach Tie

    A season of gift search odysseys is approaching rapidly, and we start welcoming any ideas or suggestions. Well, here’s one: a humorous OPUS Perfect Hairy Chest and Stomach Tie with a corresponding illustration, for a guy with a good sense of humor! Perfect for a casual or funny-tie Friday, a great party item and definitely […]

  • Photographer Uses Cheap Home-Made Camera Rig To Take Stunning Close-Ups of Snowflakes

    As fascinating as macro photography is, most of us think we can’t do it because it requires specialized equipment. Russian photographer Alexey Kljatov, however, is an inspiration to aspiring amateur photographers everywhere – he created a home-made rig capable of capturing stunning close-up pictures of snowflakes out of old camera parts, boards, screws and tape. […]

  • Satirical Illustrations by Pawel Kuczynski

    Polish illustrator Pawel Kuczynski cleverly uses satire to portray today’s social, political and cultural reality. At first sight, his illustrations might seem funny, but when you look closer, they actually show some serious problems of today’s world. [Read more…] Born in 1976, Pawel is a graduate of Fine Arts Academy in Poznan. The artist began […]

  • This Is What Happens When You Blow Soap Bubbles at -9°C (15,8°F)

    When the weather forecast announced about the unexpected cold from -9°C to -12°C last week, Washington-based photographer Angela Kelly decided to take an advantage of it in one truly creative way. Together with her 7-year-old son, Kelly combined the home-based remedies – dish soap, karo syrup, and water – and went out to blow bubbles […]