For anyone who's had to put up with the loud sounds associated with crying kids, barking dogs and construction, you'll appreciate these ads for Bose. A great visual way to show how their noise-cancelling headphones can make life a little more bearable. Nice work by Bose's ad agency, DDB Singapore, and photographer Allan Ng.…
In this talk from StartUp 08 David Heinemeier Hansson gives some of the best advice you'll ever get on how to be successful in business. David is the creator of the web programming framework Ruby on Rails and is a partner at 37signals. He is also a best selling author and an outstanding speaker. The messages he delivers in this video could easily make you rich. He has a very clear way of thinking about the Internet economy and expresses it so that anyone can understand… Continue
In a fitting choice for a steamy month, actress Eva Mendes nabbed W magazine's July cover.
“I don’t consider myself a Latin American actress. I was born and raised here, and I have Cuban parents, but for me, I am the new American girl,” says the stunning star, who was born in Florida and raised in Los Angeles. “It’s not only Drew Barrymore and the blond… Continue
In their short working partnership, British duo BEST | EVER have gained worldwide recognition for their unique interpretive depictions of the human form. Individually they began their careers as "graffiti writers" but since meeting in late 2008, have developed a more classical style together that combines intricate aerosol photorealism with traditional painterly… Continue
In our ongoing partnership with National Geographic, we present Locked Up Abroad: The Real Midnight Express. Make sure to watch the trailer above, it's really captivating!
The Oscar-winning 1978 film “Midnight Express” told the story of 23-year-old college student Billy Hayes ― his imprisonment for drug smuggling and his escape from a prison in Istanbul, Turkey. But for legal reasons, neither the film nor the book, authored by Hayes, was… Continue
3GATTI Architecture Studio of Rome and Shanghai have won a competition to design a drive-in automobile museum in Nanjing, China.
An external concentric ramp allows visitors to drive around the exterior of the museum in their own car, past the exhibits, to a roof-top car park. Chief architect Francesco Gatti compares the experience to a “safari” because…
Strong Gale Like Terry Border or Kumi Yamashita, Sandrine Estrade Ball has a secret gift. She can see things most of us cannot. Making objects come alive through her imagination, the 40 year old artist from Paris…
Put simply, photo manipulation is changing photos to create an illusion. Widely accepted as an art form, photo manipulation requires skill as well as an active imagination. Using Photoshop and other photo editing tools, digital artists have recently taken it to mind-blowing levels, creating everything from… Continue
A couple of weeks ago I had heard about a new Mortal Kombat movie coming out and was extremely excited. Later I found out that this is actually going to be a pitch for a real movie to Warner Brothers. The project was self initiated by the director of Fame, Kevin Tancharoen and definitely worth watching the whole 8 minutes.
" I shot this whole thing in two days on two Red cameras that were donated to me with a group of friends who all believed in the… Continue
Created by Tokyo-based Dilight, L-E-D-LED-L-ED is an installation made up of bead-shaped LED lights lined up on wires. A coil inside the beads generates energy from an electric current on the wire. Viewers can interact with the lighted beads, aligning them to create their own custom art piece.…
Fire and smoke rise from a controlled burn of oil on the surface of the Gulf of Mexico.
62 days have passed since the initial explosion of BP's Deepwater Horizon drilling rig in the Gulf of Mexico, and the crude oil and natural gas continue to gush from the seafloor. Re-revised estimates now place the flow rate at up to 60,000 barrels a day - a figure just… Continue
Photographer Kate Bellm certainly has a knack for taking sexy shots. Inspired by photographers such as Guy Bourdin, Terry Richardson, and Mario Testino, her models exude tons of attitude and flair, looking vibrant in front of all types of carefully chosen backdrops. Born in London, she currently works between her homeland and Berlin.…
The latest designs from leather accessories specialists Roberu include this new holder for the Olympus Pen Lite E-PL1 and a matching camera strap. For those wanting more of a rustic look, Roberu also worked up a fabric version of the strap, adding a nice contrasting touch to the clean-cut leather look. All can be purchased now via Roberu.…
Liu Xiaofang was recently selected by the Musée de l'Elysée as one of today's most promising photographers. Under the reGeneration project, which sets out to reveal emerging photography among the younger set, Chinese photographer Xiaofang shined with her I Remember series. Showcasing creativity and ingenuity… Continue
Japanese fashion photographer and film director Shinji Watanabe has one of those portfolios that makes you stop what you are doing and stare. Every picture tells an amazing story and his attention to detail pulls you in, making you dream of worlds you never knew existed. Magical, surreal and stunning are just some of the words that can describe his… Continue