Huang Guofu is an inspiration to us all. At the young age of 4, he lost his arms in a terrible electric shock accident. That didn’t stop him from following his dreams, however, and at age 12, he began painting with his feet.
At age 18, Huang's father became very ill, so the teenager needed to make money for his father's treatments. He quit his studies and started traveling to other… Continue
We were all shocked yesterday to hear that Osama bin Laden was killed in Pakistan by U.S. Armed Forces. At that exact moment, one which we will probably never forget, many of us felt a rush of emotion sweeping over. For most Americans, that feeling was filled with joy and exhilaration. After nearly a decade since the tragic attacks on 9/11, justice was finally served.
This significant event is surely one of the most historic in our lives. The only thing that could compare would be…
When the warm sun's rays beating down on our skin, it's easy to feel nostalgic for those long, hot days of summer where we used to spend hours lounging around with our friends. Photographer Nick Onken captures these simple moments for us, as sweet memories or lovely snapshots in time.
Onken is a firm believer in living in the moment, which is illustrated beautifully in his photos.… Continue
One of the best parts of photography is that there's so many different styles or specialties to choose from. In this case, Istanbul, Turkey-native Metin Demiralay shows us how one can combine fashion and nature photography to create breathtakingly beautiful scenes. Undoubtedly, It all comes together in an elegant and innocent way. Demiralay not only captures his subjects' oneness with nature, he's also able to… Continue
Who doesn’t love a strong, inspirational quote that can cheer you up? POGO, a design and art boutique located in Buenos Aires, Argentina created these wonderful posters that do just that. Founded by Ardi and Pampa, POGO was formed “with the intention to work for transgressing the traditional boundaries of advertising and design." Their posters are an excellent way to find some quick inspiration… Continue
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If you liked the post Hilarious Hypothetical Letters, than more likely than not you'll appreciate Sapling Press' other offerings. Lisa Krowinski, the owner of Sapling Press, tells us that she worked with Jared Wunsch, the co-founder of Dear…Continue
In a society where we're inundated with media - a 24-hour news cycle, a constant stream of entertainment - it's easy to feel apathetic, to be desensitized by everything around us. Combo (aka Culture Kidnapper) rudely awakens us by his startling images. "You take a picture, you add something that has nothing to do with it, and immediately it tells something else," he says. For Combo, cartoons… Continue
Yesterday, we saw history being made as U.S. troops killed Osama bin Laden, or the most wanted face of terrorism, in Pakistan. As details start to trickle out on the covert operations surrounding the Al Qaeda leader's death, there will also be countless photos showing us how this development affects everyday people from all around the world.
One of the most iconic and unforgettable images will, no doubt, be this one taken by photojournalist…
Tokyo-based architecture firm Jun Mitsui & Associates designed this stunning building that features a twisting façade in Ginza, Japan, one of the most famous commercial districts in the world. According to the architects, the fluid and flexible form of the building was inspired by the sexy curves of a woman.
The sparkling light on the surface of the building subtly suggests the… Continue
Ferrari 250 Testa Rossa, 1958
American fashion designer Ralph Lauren owns one of the most distinctive car collections in the world. Seventeen of his striking models, selected from the 1930s unti present day, will be on display at the Musée des Arts Décoratifs in Paris from April 28 through August 28. Each magnificent vehicle was handpicked by curator… Continue
As a child of former Yugoslavia (now Croatia, Serbia, Slovenia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, etc.), I would like to present some amazing retro-futuristic monuments in my motherland. The structures were commissioned by former Yugoslavian president Josip Broz Tito in the 1960s and '70s to commemorate sites where WWII battles took place (Tjentište, Kozara, Kadinjača), and where concentration camps once… Continue