While on the run from Swedish and American authorities, Wikileaks founder Julian Assange hides 250,000 secret cables in this vast cave, drilled into granite under the White Mountains of Stockholm, Sweden.
Wikileaks' secret headquarters is located 100ft below ground in a former… Continue
Just when we thought we'd seen every art and photography spin on Star Wars characters, Fabian Glez surprises us with these! He even gave them hilarious font-related names like Boba Font, C3typo, and Sanstrooper. On "Font Vader" alone, he used 25 different fonts to create the masterpiece!
Our favorite Desaturated Santa was caught on camera at Santacon 2010 in San Francisco!
"This year everything went more smoothly," says Desaturated Santa aka Brody. "I knew what I was doing with the paint + eyebrow/lip shading, costume was already made, &c. And it wasn’t POURING RAIN like last year, which meant a huge gathering of Santas at City Hall was possible!
"I was MOBBED, all day, by requests for photos and by people freaking out over… Continue
Added by Eugene on December 11, 2010 at 11:00am —
Due to a booming economy, China's urban development is occurring at a very rapid pace. Skyscrapers are popping up everywhere and businessman are cashing in. But, how is this economic phenomenon affecting nature?
Instead of answering this question directly, 25-year-old Chinese photographer Di Liu turns the tables on us. In Animal Regulation, Liu makes larger-than-life animals… Continue
French street artist OakoAk sees the world through a very creative set of eyes. Inspired by pop culture icons and current social issues, he creates fantastically fun works in the unlikeliest of places...…
"I headed out to Thailand from Los Angeles for an adventure, partly to study Muay Thai and partly to find myself in a crazy place," says Nick Kelly. "This was one of many photos off the coast of Koh Tao in Thailand, near Koh Phangan, where I trained. A fish just happened to steal the shot."
Next time you're down in the dumps, you can find a little sympathy in this creative set by photographer Jamie Campbell. Called Beasts of Burden, it tells the tale of depressed mascots whose motivations have been zapped.
"I was interested in the concept of burden," the Montreal, Canada-based photographer says. "Burden can be carried; it has a particular… Continue
Growing up in the Midwest, photographer Lori Nix was used to extreme weather - tornados, floods, blizzards, fire and drought. She experienced each of these natural disasters firsthand but was never scared or upset. On the contrary, she found these events exciting. As she says, "Whereas most adults viewed these seasonal disruptions with angst, for a child it was… Continue
Brody S. is at it again, confusing people at San Francisco's 2010 Santacon with her Desaturated Santa costume. At first glance, it's easy to assume that these images were photoshopped. Amazingly, they were not.
To create the illusion, Brody wears a custom black-and-white Santa Claus costume, a grey wig, contacts, and Kryolan body paint.
Updated with today's best technology, TDK's stylish new boombox pays tribute to old-school ghetto-blasters. Instead of cassette tapes and CDs, the boombox has USB and RCA auxiliary ports to connect a huge variety of music sources. The instrument input can be blended with other audio, allowing for iPod karaoke or street-corner performances.
BMW asked German ad agency Serviceplan to develop a billboard that "exceeds limits" at the Hamburg airport. Using a 165x7 foot light wall in the middle of the arrivals hall, they designed a headline out of half letters. To complete the words, they used the reflection on the shiny floor. Through this process, they managed to double the media space for… Continue
The problem with shopping online is that you don't know how clothes are going to look/fit on you. That's why this ad by Robbin Ingvarsson & Waldemar Wegelin is so effective. “Fashion Show with Google” shows that you can do "more with Google" than you imagined. The 30 second TV commercial was played in Japan.
Most of us will never travel to the Galapagos Islands. Luckily for all of us, Polish diver Darek Sepiolo has taken some amazing underwater video footage that makes us feel like we're right there beside him. You may recall, we featured his most recent video, Galapagos: 2010, earlier this week. I caught up with Darek to ask him a few questions. If you've never… Continue
Added by Eugene on December 4, 2010 at 1:00pm —
"I took this in the middle of the night on Ed and Frans balcony," says Flickr user Crazy Ivory. "I loved both of the cats, but they were incredibly suicidal all the time. They actually fought and chased each other on this railing, and as you can see its pretty damn f***ing high. My heart always… Continue
Standing 33 feet tall, a giant metal mermaid guards the entrance to the Scottish town of Cumbernauld. Her name is Arria, and she is beautiful.
Designed by English sculptor Andy Scott, Arria stretches out her arms towards the town as if to protect it. The sculpture costs over $400,000, but residents are hopeful that she will bring them prosperity and good… Continue
Don't stare too long at Jen Stark's 3D paper sculptures or your brain will start to melt. The mixed-media artist traps us like a deer in headlights with these insanely detailed works, which consist mostly of colored construction paper on wood backing. The paper is the same kind that we all… Continue
In light of North Korea's recent shenanigans, we think Kim Jong-il deserves some sort of punishment. In this hilarious series, we see the "Supreme Leader" intensely inspecting precarious objects. The images themselves are already funny, but it's the outrageous captions that put them over the top. See for yourself...…
Every web browser attracts a different kind of personality. In this hilarious infographic created by New York-based artist Shane Snow, we see which celebrity best represents each browser. Which web browser celebrity are you? [larger…Continue