The Best of Lost At E Minor
The Lost At E Minor posts creating the most waves right now.
The Lost At E Minor posts creating the most waves right now.
What if our lungs were made out of flowers instead of, uhhm, lungs? Or what if our arteries were clogged with weeds instead of cholesterol? Or cactus for brains (which some people I know might already have)? Mixed media artist Travis Bedel uses glue and razor blades to cut out vintage illustrations from science books to create anatomical collages. He takes anatomical, botanical, and other biological parts and recombines them into figures that are both familiar and alien to us. His work range in size, from 5 inches to 6 feet.
These incredible photos were taken by Russian photographer Evgeniy Zaytsev. As the night sky forms, millions of stars appear up above and create fantastic photo opportunities with loads of beautiful colour, all with a little help of long-exposure photography.
Bookworms, now you can wear your favourite passages from your favourite books on your favourite clothes! These handmade brooches are crafted by London-based artist Sarah, of House of Ismay. They’re constructed from reclaimed wood and covered with original – though worn out – pages from all your classic reads, such as Alice in Wonderland, Of […]
Watch out, crime. Justice and vengeance comes in the form of a really cool bicep. British artist Ian Hopkins tattooed panels from classic Batman comics onto a subject’s entire arm. The full-colour tattoo features characters like the Dark Knight himself, Robin, Catwoman, Penguin, The Joker, and the Riddler. It took Hopkins around 40 hours of work to finish the entire thing, but was entirely worth it as he won the ‘Best Large Colour’ award at the Titanic Ink Tattoo Convention in Southampton, UK.
Life in the 1940s is captured in these telling photographs by a number of photographers, including Russell Lee, Jack Delano, Fenoo Jacobs, Arthur Rothstein, and John Vachon. The photos tell the stories of ordinary Americans while living in rural areas during the 1940s. ‘It was during that time that democracy and capitalism was embraced whilst […]
What you are looking at is not the product of a camera, but of the talented hands of Texas-based graffiti artist ‘Redosking’. He specializes in drawing hyperrealistic illustrations, capable of describing his subjects just by showing their eye and the surrounding skin.
Let’s face it, not many of us pay much attention to meat and cheese packaging. If we buy it at the grocery store, it’s usually wrapped up and features a few stickers. At the local butcher it’s a no-frills paper wrapping. But what if meat and cheeses were repackaged in a way that actually told […]
Haha, we could look at this all day and have our day made multiple times. Some genius actually Photoshopped celebrities like Nicolas Cage and Brad Pitt to look as deformed as some of the worst fan art of them out there. Still, that’s only the tip of the iceberg — scroll down to the comments […]
Whether you’re a freelance designer, writer or programmer, we’ve all had those clients who just don’t like our work. Or just have a handful of cutting comments to make after we’ve completed a project. Designer Jonathan Quintin knows how this goes and has created a very funny series of posters with his clients’ comments.
To raise awareness of international women’s struggle for rights, crowdfunding site Catapult created a very interesting (and startling) campaign. In this visual campaign, three mock magazine covers were designed to ‘highlight terrifyingly real human rights issues’ and to ‘push the conversation forward’.
Ah, remember these Shetland ponies in hipster cardigans? Apparently these cute little penguin chaps living on Phillip Island have now taken to wooly hipster jumpers. Conservation group Penguin Movement has been putting on these jumpers on the fairy penguins to help rehabilitate post-oil spills/leaks as part of their Knits for Nature program.
‘Scotch Tape’ is a photo series that captures the distorted expressions and features of people wrapped up in the transparent packaging material. Albuquerque-based commercial photographer Wes Naman came up with the novel concept while he was wrapping presents.
Careful what you say against the gay community, you might just end up in a dark place. Orlando-based graphic designer Fernando Sosa used a 3D printer to come up with a hilarious form of political protest: a butt plug that looks like Vladimir Putin.
Art/Craft is a series of ceramic sculptures created by Beccy Ridsdel. But not any ordinary sculptures. This dinnerware series presents ‘surgical experiments in progress’ with peeled-away layers and surgical instruments at the ready. Ridsdel says of her work: ‘The ‘surgeon’ is dissecting the craft object to see what is within. He finds craft through and […]
Here’s something you don’t see everyday! An abandoned outdoor cinema in Egypt. This cinema was captured by award-winning Estonian photographer Kaupo Kikkas and seems to have been installed “somewhere in the beginning of this millennium”. But it was built by Frenchmen, not Egyptians. The tale behind the abandonment of the cinema is quite interesting (some […]
Japanese architect Sou Fujimoto unveiled plans for a tower block that’s shaped like a pine cone, with balconies “sprouting outwards” in all directions. This particular design is part of a series of 12 buildings planned for the Post Marianne district of Montpellier, France. The 17-storey tower is being named Arbre Blanc (white tree) and will […]
Diamonds are forever. So are memories. One company based in Chur, Switzerland, actually manufactures what they call ‘memorial diamonds’ out of the cremated remains of any select loved ones. The company was started by then university schoolmates Rinaldo Willy and Veit Brimer a decade ago, with the interesting proposition of helping to commemorate loved ones […]
Graffiti legend Banksy joins us as we mourn the third anniversary of the Syria conflict by speaking up and reworking his famous ‘Girl with a Balloon’ stencil masterpiece. In the recreated piece, he depicts a young girl, just like the one before, but this time it’s a young Syrian refugee who has probably lost her family to bloodshed.
We all know the sad truth about the role Photoshop plays in shaping our unrealistic standards of beauty. What’s sadder is we turn a blind eye towards this awful reality. But after watching this shocking video of a Photoshop process in reverse, you’ll be saying to yourself, ‘Photoshop has gone too far’.
The ‘Slap It’ lamp is a cheeky device that is shaped like a human butt. If that wasn’t amusing enough, it can be turned on (pun intended) and off by squeezing it or spanking it. The lamp was created by London-based artist Joseph Begley, who says it ‘simultaneously combines the stress relieving satisfaction of slapping a bottom, with the practical application of providing light.
This heart-warming video is part of the Canon Shine movement, where Canon are aiming to bring back the power of the photograph - encouraging people to submit a photograph and use their lens to change the world.
In this clip, Australian cricket legend and founder of the Waugh Foundation, Steve Waugh, chooses Daniel as his subject - a 19 year old man who has spinal muscular atrophy. His robotic arms allows him to do simple things like pet his dog and comb his hair.
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