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The Lonely Island Ft. Julian Casablancas "BoomBox"

This video by Saturday Night Live's Andy Samberg's music group the Lonely Island made my Monday morning a little better. The song features The Stokes Julian Casablancas on the chorus. Now if only everyone will start wearing finger… Continue

Added by Kevin on March 15, 2010 at 9:46am — 3 Comments

Sweet Paper Collages by Hollie Chastain (7 total)

Something We Shouldn't Be Doing

Today I became enchanted by Hollie Chastain's beautiful paper collages. Influenced by nature and fairy tales, Hollie creates magical stories filled with sweet imagery. Inspired by random old junk in an antique shops, damaged text books and brightly colored chipping paint on abandoned walls, Hollie finds beauty in…


Added by alice on March 15, 2010 at 9:30am — 1 Comment

Why Heineken is made to entertain.

Heineken İtaly Activation from Kreatif360 on Vimeo.

Brilliant, aren't they? Kudos to whoever came up with this.

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Added by Amy Wong on March 14, 2010 at 5:52pm — 6 Comments

Light Graffiti Supercars (15 pieces)

Audi R8

Light graffiti is the art of combining long-exposure photographs with high-intensity light sources waved around in thin air to create an image when the shutter closes. While most people use light graffiti to create really random images, Marc Cameron and Mark Brown of Se7en Magazine skillfully used it to create…


Added by Eugene on March 14, 2010 at 5:00pm — 3 Comments

Hyper-Realistic Acrylic Body Painting

Alexa Meade thinks completely backwards. Most artists use acrylic paints to create portraits of people on canvas. But not Meade - she applies acrylic paints on her subjects and makes them appear to be a part of the painting!

Meade is an installation artist based in the Washington, DC area. Her innovative use of paint on the three dimensional surfaces of found objects, live models,…


Added by alice on March 14, 2010 at 11:30am — 14 Comments

Beyond Sexy

These shots by Los Angeles-based fashion photographer Joseph Tran are beyond sexy. He has the innate ability to make his models look absolutely gorgeous, while maintaining a high level of sophistication in his work.

Inspired by the works of Terry Richardson, Tran focuses on bringing out the best of those he works with on a more human level, rather then a technical level. “It speaks volumes when you can bring out sides of your subject that most other photographers can’t and won’t…


Added by alice on March 13, 2010 at 12:00pm — 1 Comment

Decapitated Mascots (7 photos)

What could be more frightening for a kid than seeing his favorite mascot decapitated and wearing a human head? This disturbing set, titled Down in the Woods Today, is the creation of London-based photographer Alan Powdrill. I like how he placed the people in fake animal costumes in the middle of the forest, making the whole scene appear completely… Continue

Added by Eugene on March 13, 2010 at 9:30am — 2 Comments

Unique Miniatures by Kristi McMurray

Check out Kristi's shop on Etsy. Visit her blog to see more of her work:… Continue

Added by Ryan Oetting on March 12, 2010 at 6:28pm — 4 Comments

Suck UK - My Cuppa Tea/Coffee

Designed by European company Suck UK, these mugs get you the perfect mix every time. All you have to do is match the color guide inside. They're available in both Tea or Coffee styles.…


Added by Annie on March 12, 2010 at 5:00pm — 3 Comments

Breathtaking Oil Paintings by Christian Jequel (15 total)

French artist Christian Jequel uses a painting knife to create bright, colorful paintings that depict beautiful scenes of nature - a departure from what most of us are probably used to seeing. Each of his vibrant pieces are full of movement and celebrate the fact that we live on such a beautiful planet.

"I was born with a gift," Jequel says. "I became an…


Added by alice on March 12, 2010 at 3:00pm — 3 Comments

Funny Map Illustrations by Christoph Niemann (8 total)

If you're a fan of clever illustrations, check out Christoph Niemann's new work titled My Way. You may remember Christoph as the man behind the creative “I LEGO N.Y.” series, too.…


Added by alice on March 12, 2010 at 1:00pm — No Comments

Oil Paintings Embellished with Gold - Brad Kunkle

Brad Kunkle's oil paintings are given the Midas touch when their surfaces are embellished with genuine gold and silver. The beauty of these paintings is that their appearances subtly change depending on the angle at which you view it or the light that's shined upon it. Also, notice that they're actually oil paintings and not photos.

"I knew I wouldn’t be…


Added by alice on March 12, 2010 at 12:00pm — 4 Comments

Pic of the Day: Fiery Horsetail Fall

This photo was taken by Rob Kroenert on February 18, 2010 at Yosemite National Park. There are a few days every year where this fall is lit up by the setting sun, turning it a fiery orange.

via today and… Continue

Added by Eugene on March 12, 2010 at 10:00am — No Comments

Classic Nicole Kidman by Peter Lindbergh (10 pics)

Famed photographer Peter Lindbergh captures the essence of a movie star in his latest photo shoot for Italian Vogue. Shot in black-and-white, Nicole Kidman looks classic and timeless. I love how she can express so much with just the movements in her hands.…


Added by alice on March 12, 2010 at 10:00am — 4 Comments

4 Retro-Modern Hitchcock Posters

As a huge fan of modern or minimalist interpretations of old movie or tv shows, I was pleased to see Laz Marquez's work pop up on Neatorama today. His retro-modern Hitchcock posters have most definitely been inspired by Saul Bass' original posters, as explained below. Quite…


Added by alice on March 12, 2010 at 8:30am — 1 Comment

Bridging the Gap between the Real and Digital Worlds -- You NEED to see this!

Until I saw this video I thought I was pretty smart. Well Pranav Mistry is now the smartest guy I've ever seen. This talk, filmed last November at TED India, is the most eye-opening thing I've seen in a long, long time. Pranav shows us how to close the gap between the data in our computers and the objects we interact with in the real world. For under $300 in hardware he produced his Sixth-Sense device that will totally blow your mind. Don't even think about… Continue

Added by Mark Huckabee on March 12, 2010 at 7:34am — 5 Comments

Essential to life

I can't even… Continue

Added by Rachel Anne on March 11, 2010 at 10:43pm — 2 Comments

Tampon Chandelier

Fascinating isn't it? But wait, look closer, and you find yourself staring at tampons! Reminds me of my previous posts about Gummi Bears. At least you know this one's inedible! I wonder how many tampons were used in the making of this chandelier! :P

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Added by Amy Wong on March 12, 2010 at 12:43am — 1 Comment

Get Inspired...Take a Bath

She took a bath when suddenly it occurred to her how she could photograph the bath bubbles in an interesting way. So she took out her new camera and discovered that this new camera was perfect for macro photography. Different coloring and the right lighting help to make the most interesting compositions, making some of the shots seem like we're looking at living cells or…


Added by Inka Leoni on March 12, 2010 at 3:00am — 1 Comment

Lost 365 Project (6 Pics)

The Lost 365 Project is artist Jared Stumpenhorst's goal to create art based on his favorite television show every day for a year. On his blog Stumpenhorst says "It is just a small tribute to what I consider to be the best show to ever be on television. Hopefully a few people might enjoy following along on my journey!!" I really enjoy trying to figure out what scene or episode each of his pieces…


Added by Kevin on March 11, 2010 at 11:30pm — 1 Comment

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