Know what you could do with those Instagram photos of you and your ex? Have them printed on marshmallows and burn them on an open campfire! Then eat them with murderous delight! *Insert maniacal laugh* UK-based Boomf has created a way for Instagrammers to send them their photos via connect feature and have them printed on a 4cm x 4cm marshmallow.
In an alternate universe, or rather city, lives a Batman that does not have the luxury of gadgets and expensive Bat mobiles. In Rio, Argentine photography collective M.A.F.I.A. has made a kind of sad, kind of humorous series about a homeless and penniless Dark Knight. The series is a simple but interesting perspective on the famous superhero.
Oh, Japan. You never fail to be so interesting. Did you know? Japanese weathermen use anime characters in helping deliver the news, and generally make the weather more interesting. NHK, Japan’s biggest network, has characters like Haru-chan, Spring-chan, Rainy Season-chan, Summer Shougun, Fall-chan, and Winter Shougan. What a brilliant idea, right? I would infinitely like […]
Finally, going to Church can be seen as something … cool. In Mitterfirmiansreut, Germany, locals built a Catholic church made out of ice and snow. This is part of their hundred-year tradition where town officials in the past refused a request from residents to build a church. To remedy this, locals did what anyone else would do, make a snow fort church.
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It’s time to move to Sweden. Or New Zealand. Or even Denmark or Finland. These four countries have been voted the least corrupt by the 2013 Corruption Perceptions Index (CPI). This system ranks countries and territories based on ‘how corrupt their administrative and political institutions are perceived to be on a scale from 0 (highly […]
Before you think this kind of lego masterpiece is irreverent or disparaging, just know that the work here is being given ‘pride of place’ at Bessels Green Baptist Church in Sevenoaks, Kent. And why shouldn’t it? These lego creations are fantastic, depicting the birth of Christ like never before. And with never-before-seen characters, too. Like […]
To say that Jordan Matter’s photos have been wildly popular is really an understatement. His most popular series and book, Dancers Among Us, is a New York Times bestseller and went wildly viral online. We interviewed him about his Dancers Among Us project and how it crashed a soft-core porn site, as well as his thoughts on his other popular projects, Athletes Among Us and Uncovered.
You may not have the awesome swagger of Han Solo, but you can have his blaster instead – granted you have $300,000. The famous non-firing sidearm used by Harrison Ford in the original trilogy is set to be auctioned off along with other movie props on December 21. It’s expected to reach at least a price […]
Get out of their way! The Bosozoku girls of Japan mean business, so don’t let their long, flowing hair or their perfectly painted nails fool you. Vocativ unveils the ‘badass biker chicks who play by their own rules’ in one of their short videos, depicting the members of this group as living on the edge […]
The Grand Canyon, already stunning and awe-inspiring as is, became twice that last November 29 when low level clouds filled it to the brim. This scene was made possible by a rare atmospheric condition called a ‘temperature inversion’, a phenomenon where cool air rises and warm air lowers, both meeting at the right spot to […]
Ingmar Bergman was a Swedish producer, writer, and director whose works often had themes of death, illness, faith, betrayal, and every other word in the dictionary that will make you sad. Unfortunately in 1951, the Swedish film industry had gone on strike, leaving him to fend for himself and his 2 ex-wives, 1 new wife, […]
ThinkGeek, an online purveyor of mystical goods such as the famous Canned Unicorn Meat has come out with a new product that’s dangerously delicious. Canned Dragon Meat is pre-cooked, charred dragon meat that according to the website, ‘contains 100% of your daily value of havoc, terror, inferno, destruction, magic, and rage’. People are going ga-ga over this product, claiming that it’s a feast fit for kings and knights.
How can you improve upon a perfect invention like the cookie? Turn them into free-standing 3D spaceship cookies! With these Spaceship Cookie Cutters, we’ve now arrived at an age where humanity can wage intergalactic space battles on the dining table. It’s so easy to use: prepare the dough, cut them out with the cookie cutters, […]
According to Vietnamese myth, Ha Long Bay was created by dragons. Got your attention, didn’t I? To be specific, legend has it that dragons aided the Vietnamese from a Chinese invasion by spitting out jewels that formed the 1,600 islands and islets surrounding the bay. The dragons decided it was cool in Vietnam, so they stayed, and the locals dubbed the mother dragon’s crib as ‘Halong’.
I’m not sure how I feel about this, but it certainly deserves a second look. ‘Using mixed materials like plumage, hair, gold, and paint’, New Zealand artist Karley Fever creates ‘exotic creatures and nests with a strangely familiar and surreal aesthetic’. Surreal is right! Some of these birds have extraordinary hairdos such as ponytails, dreadlocks and braids.