To the naked eye, everyday items appear like what they’ve always been: ordinary. But what we don’t know – or what we don’t see, rather – are the beautiful worlds that lie hidden in plain sight. In his series ‘Amazing Worlds Within Our World’, artist Pyanek reveals these hidden details using a Canon T3i (600D/Kiss […]
Welcome to the world’s sweetest street. At 607 feet long and 23 feet wide, Chengdu Street in Sichuan province of Southern China has been covered with 13 tons of candy, and it’s all for a good cause. In celebration of the Chinese New Year on February 19, 2000, volunteers took to this street and placed […]
You might not be able to explore space like an astronaut, but that doesn’t mean you can’t dress like one! Fancy.com created this comfy sweatsuit that’s made to look like the spacesuit worn when man first walked on the moon. It’s printed with realistic details like the NASA logo, Neil Armstrong’s name patch, the Apollo […]
When they said, ‘history repeats itself’, we didn’t think they meant selfies. In this witty marketing campaign by Samsung and ad agency Leo Burnett Switzerland, the iconic self-portraits of famous artists are reimagined as selfies. The images show Vincent Van Gogh, Frida Kahlo, and Albrecht Durer, all taking a selfie with Samsung’s NX mini camera, […]
Ok, so maybe he wasn’t actually drowning, but that’s not what this dog thought. When his owner was underwater for a bit longer than normal, this canine jumped immediately to the rescue.
What else are you going to do when there’s dance music outside your bedroom window? Complaining won’t make it go away. Might as well join in on the fun. That’s exactly what YouTuber Krewski does.
Thirty years ago, this mockumentary on fake band Spinal Tap didn’t catch on immediately. According to the director Rob Reiner, ‘Everybody thought it was a real band. Everybody said, ‘Why would you make a movie about a band that no one has heard of?’
Bad Thai food isn’t just disappointing, it’s an insult to Thai cuisine. Seems fitting, then, that Thailand’s government have set up a committee to deal with the waves of unauthentic Thai restaurants all over the world that fail to deliver the yum in their tom yum. One of the committee’s pet projects, is a $100,000 […]
These fishermen only thought they were fishing. Turns out they were wrong. They were the ones being fished! As they sat at sea waiting for some fish to bite, a shark decided to have some fun. Scaring the men well enough, the video consists of mainly bleeped out words. There was one quote we could heard, ‘It’s bigger than the boat!‘
In an episode of F.R.I.E.N.D.S., Joey had a famous dilemma about giving up either food or sex. Worry no more, Joey, you can have both. Sort of. Russian designer Marina Malygina has come up with a packaging design that puts both guilty pleasures in one package for your package (Get it? Get it?) The concept involves disguising a box of condoms into a miniature box of pizza.
For cat lovers, we’ve seen all sorts of kitty fashion milking them for their money’s worth. When it comes to hairbands, cat ears are stuck on them aplenty. But an entire cat on your head? It’s entirely possible if you’re madly in meow. Japanese blogger Campanella blogs about her three passions in life: interior design, fashion accessories and cats.
Ever imagined Beauty and the Beast’s Belle wearing a Hanbok instead of her trademark golden ball gown? Or seeing a Kumiho instead of a wolf in Little Red Riding Hood? In artist Na Young Wu’s imaginative series, east meets west as western fairy tales get an oriental makeover. Costumes, character features, and even the illustration […]
There’s nothing like roasting marshmallows over a campfire right in the middle of a massive snowstorm. Artists from the Schaffer Art Studio made a giant campfire marshmallow roast using only snow and food colouring. To build the sculpture, the artists spray-painted the snow with food coloring, creating the flames and wood.
In a wonderfully geeky move, NASA has been releasing some vintage-inspired scifi travel posters from the fictitious Exoplanet Travel Bureau for newfound planets such as Kepler-16b (which, as they note, orbits a pair of stars like Tatooine in Star Wars), HD 40307g (dubbed a ‘Super Earth’ for its gravitational pull) and Kepler-186f (the Earth-size planet with red wavelength […]
Workout stations are always an eyesore, especially if you live in a small apartment where space is scarce and sacred. Well, not anymore if you’re able to cough up US$2,300 or more. Patrick Saint-Martin has developed the Ram & Row, an exercise equipment and side table rolled into one.