Whether you’re a leftie or just want a good beer while you’re in Beirut, you must stop in at Abu Elie. From the outside, this joint looks nothing more than a rundown hole-in-the-wall bar, but step inside and you’ll become a comrade of the communist era.
Rude waiters suck. They spoil your entire outing. But the rude waiters at Chicago’s Ed Debevic’s are actually paid to be rude. Really rude. Like, make-you-want-to-cry rude.
Street artist Jim Bachor continues his valiant crusade against poorly maintained roads by filling each and every pothole with gorgeous mosaics. Initially, the project started out in his hometown of Chicago, but now he’s taking the fight somewhere else: Finland.
In his series, ‘Foot Soldiers’, photographer Christopher Griffith highlights the bread and butter of New York City’s shoe shiners. No, I’m not talking about shoe polish, it’s something more valuable: their hands.
When we last saw Chicago-based artist Alex Solis, he was engaged in battle with his interactive cartoon character. Now he’s back with more gruesome illustrations, showing us the continuation of his funny series, ‘Inkteraction’.
So you’ve got $1,000 to spare. You might help out a family member with bills, go on a well-earned vacation or take your friends down to the pub. Or you could make a giant $900 burger like this guy did.
In the Outings Project, artist and filmmaker Julien de Casabianca takes oft-ignored classical paintings and brings them somewhere they’d get the attention they deserve: the city streets.
We have read about breast milk being used for jewellery and lollipops. Some bodybuilders swear they build muscles faster when they consume it. So why should we bat an eyelid if breast milk is touted as a nutritious facial of late?!
Would you wear a body cast even if you’re not injured? This 27-year-old man from Chicago practically lives for it. Kevin’s strange addiction for plaster casts has cost him over $US50,000 over the past 21 years.
It looks like our favorite superheroes have finally met their match: old age. In his amusing series ‘Famous Oldies’, Chicago-based artist Alex Solis (who we’ve featured previously) imagines what it’s like for pop culture characters to actually grow old. Spoiler: it’s not that exciting.
We’ve featured Chicago-based artist Alex Solis lots of times here before, and yet we still can’t get enough of his artworks. His wild imagination lets him create humorous characters and scenarios that just fills you with good vibes. Take for example his latest series, ‘Inkteraction’, which features a cartoon character being tortured by a human […]
This photo of a morbidly obese dog lying down on a bean bag perfectly describes how I feel on cheat days. Meet Kale Chips, he’s an 85-pound beagle recently surrendered to Chicago Animal Care and Control after his owner had become too old to take care of him anymore. Most adult male beagles weigh around 22-25 pounds, but as you can see Kale Chips is not like most adult male beagles.
Thinking of learning a new language? Maybe French, German, Mandarin, or maybe even sign? It’s actually quite easy, thanks to Chicago-based illustrator and web designer Alex Solis, who created a series of adorable illustrations for learning the American sign language alphabet. Just like a children’s book, the cards come with cute characters, each corresponding to […]
This is beautiful. Kevin Moran, from Chicago, hatched a plan to propose to his girlfriend, Molly, while in a photobooth to capture the moment in a unique way. As it happens – the photos are spectacular and there’s video footage from the booth as well.
YouTuber Blake Grisby certainly knows how to spread holiday cheer. With his clever mistletoe contraption strapped to his backpack, the greenery designed to receive a happy holiday kiss follows Blake overhead. In the middle of a Christmas market in Chicago, Blake walks around in hopes of landing some kisses and spreading some holiday cheer.