In most cities, you want to keep your head up and eyes peeled or you might miss something interesting. In the Fashion District of Milan, however, it would be understandable if you choose to stare at the ground. The reason being - these awesome manhole covers by artist Shepard Fairey, Invader, London Police, Flying Fortress and Rendo.…
If you want to get lost in some celestial photography, look no further than TWAN or The World At Night. As their website states, "The World At Night (TWAN) is a program to create and exhibit a collection of stunning photographs and time-lapse videos of the world’s most beautiful and historic sites… Continue
Scotland-based Fergus Gill is the 2010 winner of the Young Wildlife Photographer award at the Natural History Museum's Waterhouse Gallery in London.
The story behind this shot:
"On Boxing Day 2009, it was so cold in Scotland (-17°C /1°F) that the birds were desperate for food. A rowan tree at the bottom of Fergus's garden in Perthshire became a magnet for… Continue
Google Street View has been grabbing headlines these days because Google recently admitted that their cars had inadvertently collected personal data from unprotected Wi-Fi networks.The FCC Enforcement Bureau Chief even said that these cars "collected passwords,… Continue
At first glance, it looks like these kids are about to jump off a high-rise building. Look a little bit closer and you'll notice that it's all an illusion! This extremely clever ad campaign promotes "Maximum Ride," a series of books by award-winning American writer James Patterson.
“Maximum Ride is a series about a group of children who can fly," says New… Continue
Thorsten Schmidtkord's “Head on Top” series reminds me of a real-life Mr Potato Head. The German artist switches up the facial features of his subjects - the top of their heads are found at the bottom, while the eyes and noses are left where you'd expect them to be. The mouths, however, are nowhere to be found. The images provoke quite a reaction - It's hard to decide… Continue
Yesterday, we connected with the publisher running one of our favorite websites around, TheCoolist. Mike Payne curates this modern lifestyle site that always features the latest and greatest in cars, watches, art, design, etc. In the future, you're going to see us working more closely… Continue
Archan Nair is a visual artist, illustrator and art director based in New Delhi, India whose work can only be described as explosive. At 18, he began working in fashion at his family's apparel manufacturing business. It was only when he started dabbling in digital art in 2006 (at the age of 24), that he found his true calling. Just a year later, he became an independent… Continue
If you're suffering from a broken heart, never fear, a museum with memorabilia is here! The Museum of Broken Relationships is a bizarre tourist attraction where visitors come to look at items donated by people with broken hearts.
Olinka Vistina and Drazen Grubisic, two Croatian artists who broke up in 2006, decided to open The Museum of Broken… Continue
Here are some more awesome scratchboard portraits of famous historical figures from illustrator Mark Summers. I love how they were done in the caricature style, but at the same time aren't overdone. Each one has their own signature look and detailed attire. The scratchboard method sets this series of portraits apart from… Continue
You came and you fell in love with Super Mamika, the coolest 91-year-old grandmother in the world. Well, did you know that there's a Super Papika? As Sacha Goldberger, the grandson/photographer, explains to us, "I have been looking for Papika for more than a year now. He is a… Continue
It's not often that we see a building look so sinister and cool. Portugal-based OODA Architecture, in collaboration with the Spanish and American studio OOIIO, proposed this star-shaped tower, which looks like it could be the headquarters for the evilest villain in… Continue
Inspired by a commission received from NASA, Mars: Adrift on the Hourglass Sea is an unbelievably captivating series by artists Richard Selesnick and Nicholas Kahn that explores what life could be like on the red planet. Shot in three separate locations - Provincetown, Cape Cod in Massachusetts, Pyramid Lake in northern Nevada and Petrified Sand Dunes near Cedar… Continue
I think It's safe to assume that New York-based fashion photographer Mark Squire is a perfectionist. After closely examining each of his gorgeous portraits, it's hard to find any visible flaws. What's most impressive is how he controls light and shadows to create extremely captivating shots.…
Punching a panda isn't something you just wake up and long to do. That is, of course, unless you live in New York City, where artist Nate Hill invites strangers to unleash their aggression on his wickedly cool character, "Punch Me Panda."
Hill ordered the panda suit on eBay and bought the biggest chest protector he could find on the internet. He wanted to offer a public service - to relieve people's stress through violence. He gets punched (and roundhouse kicked) about 100 times a…
Can you imagine seeing this in person? It's Chris Burden's crazy kinetic sculpture, Metropolis II, filmed in 2009 at the artist's studio in Topanga, California.
In 2006, he and a team of eight studio assistants, including an engineer, began Metropolis II which includes 1,200 custom-designed cars and 18 lanes; 13 toy trains and tracks; and, dotting the landscape, buildings made of wood block, tiles, Legos and Lincoln Logs. It is still a work in… Continue
As the amazing follow-up to his beautiful and moving photography books Wisdom and Creature, MUSIC is photographer Andrew Zuckerman's latest and greatest endeavor. This time, Zuckerman released the MUSIC iPad app - a first-of-its-kind book extension. The MUSIC app, like… Continue
Pogo's Disney remixes are legendary. "This is my track Wishery, comprising vocal syllables, musical chords and sound effects recorded from the 1937 Disney classic Snow White And The Seven Dwarfs," he says.