Artist Phoebe Davies was recently asked by the arts organisation Clod Ensemble to do an artist residency in an elderly care home in London. While there, she became interested in documenting some of the residents’ reactions to music. The audio she used to watch them dance was regular music she found in the elderly home’s collection. But then she decided to give that music a bit of a twist.
Istanbul-based artist Okan Uckun combines geometrical forms with flora and fauna to create tattoos that border on the surreal and abstract, leaving you to ponder on ink’s artistic interpretation a wee bit longer than usual.
Longqing Gorge is one of the most beautiful places in China, located just 85 km from Beijing. Here, visitors are treated to steep gorges that tower over the Yangtze River. But there’s something else you need to see when you come here – the mammoth escalator that rises 258 metres into the cliffs. Oh yeah, and it looks like a dragon.
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Because there’s no better way to start your day than with a hearty breakfast and a selfie to go with it! This is the Selfie Spoon. It’s a nifty device by General Mills’ Cinnamon Toast Crunch that’s a spoon on one end, and a selfie stick on the other.
After an oil spill in Nefteyugansk, Russia, in June, two tiny kittens were plucked to safety after almost drowning in oil. A local resident named Anatoly Tuptey said he was working on fighting the spread of oil in floodwater from Ob River, when he heard the kittens’ cries.
This is the heartwarming moment a lion named Will felt the soil and grass beneath his paws after suffering for 13 long years as a caged animal in a travelling circus.
One of the joys of going out on a boat with friends is getting their reactions to all kinds of stuff. Like dolphins or sunfish that are mistaken for sea turtles, no, baby whales, no, tuna.
Italian guitarist Nicola Pavan has created an incredible instrument everyone wants to get their hands on. Apart from the neck, electronics and hardware, this guitar is made of nothing but Lego blocks!
Aslan, a 17-year-old Syrian refugee fled to the Greek island of Lesbos with just a backpack to his name like thousands of other refugees. Except Aslan has a tiny companion he needed to take care of throughout the entire journey – an adorable puppy named Rose.
Living in an overly crowded NYC neighbourhood, I have to either squint my eyes to get a tiny glimpse of the moon every night (making sure not to confuse it with street lights), or venture out to the countryside to see it. Which is a bit of a shame since our moon is a beautiful thing. But instead of moon hunting outside, a Taiwanese design firm has created a beautiful lighting system that mimics the colour and shape of the moon.
We love illustrator Alex Solis’ work so much, we’ve featured him PLENTY of times before (here, here, here, here, here, and here). Now he’s back with another series, this time depicting the surprising identities of pop culture characters!
What does a train sound like? For most of us, it’s ‘Choo! Choo!’, but for 80-year-old Eugene Bostick, it sounds more like ‘Arf! Arf!’
The Dog Who Lived. In Chesterfield, Missouri, one dog is finding out how it feels like to be Harry Potter – or at least how it feels like to sleep in his bedroom.
A new experiment out of the University of Western Australia has revealed that men do actually have the ability to determine whether a woman is faithful or not.