Travel writer and photographer Asher Svidensky recently spent some time in western Mongolia’s Altai mountains to document a young 13-year-old Kazakh girl who hunts during wintertime with the help of a golden eagle. With eagle-hunting being a traditionally male activity that goes as far back as 2,000 years in Mongolian history, it’s especially inspiring to […]
The world is now a better place, thanks to inventor Kenneth Rubi’s simple but clever invention, the Align Stapler. Think of it as the stapler that can go where no stapler has gone before. While a regular stapler’s reach is limited by its length, Align can separate itself from its base, allowing it to maneuver […]
Talk about egg-cellent and eggs-quisite Easter egg decorating skills! Poland-based artist Piotr Bockenheim has carved out intricate, geometric designs onto various goose eggs that will egg-xhilarate you. Using a reductive drilling technique, he’s produced some pretty rad works that must have taken him hundreds of hours to patiently finish. To highlight the fine details of […]
So apparently there is a trend quietly roaming the streets of Japan: B-style. B-style—a contraction of the words ‘Black’ and ‘Lifestyle’ refers to a subculture of Japanese teenagers who love American hip-hop culture so much that they do everything in their power to look as African American as possible. Strange? Hell no!
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Move over, Cronut, we’ve found our new food abomination: the pizza cake. Boston Pizza is currently holding, ‘Pizza Game Changers’, a competition to find out the most innovative and game changing pizza idea there is by way of fan voting. So far, the cake pizza – a six-layer dish stuffed with cheese, pepperoni, ham, and sausage – has been the fan favourite, garnering more than 3, 100 votes.
Looking at Swedish photographer (and train driver, apparently) Sannah Kvist’s Information Overload project — which includes funny scenes with details like a TV set with its screen facing the wall and a shelf of books with their spines similarly turned in — we feel an overwhelming sense of satisfaction. Might be time to give our […]
Do you know what everlasting and unconditional love sounds like? Pew pew pew! These Star Wars-inspired engagement rings from Paul Michael Design will bring balance to the Force, or your love life, rather. The sapphire X-Wing is currently unavailable (probably went on another Death Star run.) But the 1 carat Black Diamond TIE Fighter is […]
Seattle-based artist Karen Woods photographs ‘moments of beauty’ every time she’s out on the road in her daily commute. She then takes these photos of intersections and wet roads, and turns them into photorealistic paintings. In this exclusive interview, she talks about the challenges of being a photorealistic painter and what compels her to paint rain drops on wind shields [Read our original post about her here].
Photographer Marc Vonstein spent 16 years of his career as a fashion photographer, working commercially for fashion magazines, newspapers, fashion designers, and fashion labels. Now, he’s taken his experience in the fashion world and is applying it to animals, specifically shooting horses in all their luxurious and elegant glory.
Mmmm…who doesn’t loooove cookies?! SweeTooth Design, a California-based agency, has created a very important poster that every kitchen wall needs: the ‘Genesis of Cookies’. This poster illustrates the history and origins of the 30 most famous cookies we’ve all grown to appreciate. ‘Genesis Of Cookies’ feeds you with some interesting cookie facts. For example, did […]
Earlier this week we showcased some beautiful images from some our favourite local photographers. It’s all part of a new collaborative project (#CanonShine) that celebrates images with a very personal meaning behind them. And you can be a part of it, too. Canon Shine invites amateur and professional photographers to submit a photo to the #CanonShine platform that really captures something important in their world.
We are not sure where makeup artist Tal Peleg gets her painter’s high, but she sure does some outrageously intricate and fun eyelid art. The one with the crying rainbows gets us every time we look at it.
Whiskey lovers, head on over to Scotland and be on the lookout! A whiskey bottling plant accidentally spilled 1,700 gallons of the spirit into the Scottish River Ayr. It happened when a tanker filled with more than 7,000 gallons of whiskey started pumping the liquid into a vat that was already full. The spill was […]
2D or not 2D, that is the question! Everyone on the street will be doing a double take when you carry around these cartoon-inspired bags created by Taipei-based design duo, Rika Lin and Chay Su. The bags, called ‘JumpFromPaper’, are designed to look like bold and colourful 2D drawings that have come to life. Their […]
Canadian DevianART user ‘NocturneJewel’ was visited not by the Easter Bunny, but by something a million times more awesome: the Easter Snake! The pet snake is a leucistic Texas Rat Snake (Pantheropis obsoletus) and goes by the name Crescent. She’s about 9 years old, over 4 feet long, and loves hiding swallowing all your Easter eggs – and probably the Easter Bunny as well.