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Stock photos have never been this much fun! To help promote the upcoming movie, Unfinished Business, actor Vince Vaughn along with his co-stars Tom Wilkinson and Dave Franco are featured in a series of hilarious stock images. (You know those campy photos that look too staged to be real?) Watch as all three actors ham it up for the camera, giving us their blankest stare and their cheesiest grin. Twentieth Century Fox teamed up with iStock Getty Images to create 12 total images - for editorial use only - that will be available over the course of three weeks. The first four have just been released. What a brilliant marketing move.

In case you were interested in the movie, Unfinished Business is due out on March 6. Here's the synopsis from IMDB: "A hard-working small business…

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On March 13, at Andipa Gallery, UK-based street artist will present new miniature scenes that draws on the urbanite's desire to seek out nature. Called Miniaturesque, the new works feature small figurines, who on the surface look like they're having a swell time, jumping over rocks in a "creek" or swinging from the branches of a "leaf." In actuality, these settings were created using leftover trash or weeds growing out of a concrete staircase.

As the gallery states, "Using tropes from art and popular culture, Slinkachu’s new works employ irony, humour and a healthy dose of reality; despite their fantastical situations, the miniature figures we observe are not so dissimilar to ourselves, living in the shadows between the real and artificial."

Andipa Gallery has sent us all five images they are releasing, giving us an up-close photo of the artworks…

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This unique gallery lets visitors do more than just admire great works of art — they get to play with it, too. At Art in Island, an interactive gallery that occupies a former bus station in the Philippines, visitors can step inside paintings and take pictures with the optical illusions.

Each piece offers guests a different experience. At some stations, people can climb over the picture frame as if they’re in the portrait. At other stations, painted floors, walls and ceilings make it look like you’re part of an impressionist landscape. Other pieces include 3D elements that burst out of flat paintings, offering guests fun photo ops that make it look like they’re interacting with objects exploding out of canvas.

The museum is only a few months old – it opened in December 2014 — but it’s been a huge success so far due to its fun appeal. “The whole museum is painted so that…

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When you look at photos of Lucy and Maria Aylmer, you might have a hard time believing that they’re sisters, let alone twins. But it’s true - the 18-year-olds from Gloucester, UK are indeed biracial twins. They are two of the five children born to a Caucasian father and a “half-Jamaican” mother, and although you’d expect them to have a blend of features from both parents, the girls physically appear at either end of the spectrum. Lucy is fair-skinned with blue eyes and red hair, while Maria has dark, curly hair and caramel-colored skin.

The BBC reports that the odds of having biracial twins is about 1 in 500. So, it’s no surprise that people are in disbelief of the sisters. "Even when we dress alike, we still don’t even look like sisters, let alone twins,” Lucy says, according…

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Chances are, you might’ve already seen this incredible photograph by Martin LeMay. It’s the unforgettable sight of a weasel clinging to the back of a woodpecker in midair. LeMay and his wife encountered the two creatures while walking in a park in London. Although the weasel was trying to attack the bird, the couple’s presence distracted them and the woodpecker was able to escape.

The amazing image quickly went viral and sparked the creativity of the Internet. Not long after the photo was posted, it spawned a hilarious meme called #WeaselPecker. Twitter users started Photoshopping a miniaturized Miley Cyrus (on her wrecking ball), Vladimir Putin, and John Travolta onto the dynamic duo, sometimes removing the weasel all together. The absurd results are both creative and really funny.

Here are some of our favorites. To see more of the meme, check out the…

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Italian artist Peter Demetz brings ordinary wood to life with his incredible, hand-carved figures. The sculptures, which vary in size from about 20 inches to nearly 50 inches tall, feature men, women, and children standing still against a plain, sometimes-colored background. Demetz’s attention to detail is awe-inspiring. He’s able to shape tiny folds in clothing, reproduce loose strands of hair, and define the human anatomy so well that you’d think these figures really exist.

In addition to the stunning meticulousness of his craft, Demetz’s sculptures are also conceptually intriguing. The figures’ backs are often turned away from us as they stare at the ground. It’s here that we’ve caught them in contemplative, in-between moments, like before you begin to speak or just as you’re about to enter a room. As a result, Demetz’s works feel poignant. They aren’t necessarily sad,…

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Leonard Combier’s amazingly detailed drawings of fanciful creatures on passport pages make us want to travel to another world. The Berlin resident doesn’t hesitate to sketch monsters, tiki statues and mysterious pairs of eyes across already-stamped passport pages. He’s completely filled the pages of his passport, and now he offers to do it for other people. “Please do not hesitate to send me a message if you want a little drawing on your passport,” the artist wrote on his Facebook page in December. Apparently, excited travelers have been taking him up on the offer.

By doodling on still-valid official documents, Combier says he feels like he’s creating a small part of permanent history. His drawings will go on to cross exotic borders and fly to far-off lands to be enjoyed by customs officials and other travelers. “It's…very nice to know that the owner of the passport will…

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Surreal Space Photos are Edible Works of Art

Don't let your eyes deceive you. Photographer Navid Baraty takes a break from shooting New York from high above to create WANDER, fictional space scenes created by placing everyday household items, like cinnamon and curry powder, on an open photo scanner. WANDER is an imaginary space probe that explores the mysterious cosmos. Planets, stars and black holes may look believable, but they're actually created by mixing basic baking ingredients with a few unconventional items such as cat fur and silica gel.

"I'd seen examples of scanography done where others had scanned objects with the scanner lid open to create a sharp contrast between the highly detailed scan of the object with the totally…

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Just how amazing can a picture be that's shot on an iPhone 6? Get ready to find out. Apple is rolling out a new global advertising campaign that shows off the incredible photos and videos that are taken on an iPhone 6 every day. Billboards around the world, 70 cities in 24 countries, will feature photos captured by iPhone 6 users. A total of 77 iPhone photographers will have their photos featured in this campaign. Apple whittled down their favorites from tens of thousands of photos published on the Web. Just to be clear, these were not commissioned images, they were actually found by Apple on the Internet.

On their website, Apple shows us which photos they've selected and gives us the the reason why each photo was chosen. For instance, in the photo above, by one of our very favorite photographer, Paul Octavious in Chicago, Illinois, Apple writes, "By capturing a hint of…

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This past weekend, I was on the ground in Montreal, attending the city's wildest winter night of the year – Nuit blanche à Montréal.  The event took place on the last day of Montréal en Lumière, an 11 day festival that illuminates the entire city and transforms it into a cultural hotspot, featuring art exhibits, riveting music performances, gastronomy, and hundreds of captivating indoor and outdoor events.  It was clear that people of all ages, including children and their families, marked this night in their calendar every year. 

Even with temperatures hitting bone-chilling lows at 1°F (-17 °C), Montreal's city streets were jam packed with hundreds of thousands of energized people all gathered to party.  In fact, the event received 350,000 visits in a matters of hours, making Nuit Blanche the most attended event in a single…

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Thanks to a creative group of children, a Shetland pony now has a window on the world despite his oversized stall door. The pony lives at Ebony Horse Club, a South London therapy and enrichment center, where he brings smiles to the faces of underprivileged children every day. The tiny horse is temporarily living in a standard-sized stall, and sadly, his only view was the back of his stable door. So when the children had the chance to make Pedro’s life better, they were naturally up to the task.

The young riders brainstormed ideas to help Pedro out with his height dilemma. Some suggested high heels; others thought letting him stand on the back of another horse would be a good idea. Eventually, the group settled on a workable solution: a giant periscope. The bright-green contraption that has now been hung on Pedro’s door offers an eye-level glass panel for the pony that…

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Finland-based companies Avanto Architects and Kekkilä Garden teamed up to produce this modular greenhouse-and-storage-shed combination that can be used as beautiful green space or an enchanting natural escape. The versatile structure — half wood panels, half glass panels — can be enlarged or contracted based on model choice and the owners’ needs for space. The covered portion is ideal for storing garden tools, and the glass-enclosed atrium is perfect for cultivating vegetables and flowers. It can even be set up as a delightful “outdoor” bedroom, as the architects suggest with their photo shoot.

The modular design makes it easy to add extra features to further customize the space for nature aficionados. One model, Garden Shed Rest, includes a covered patio between the shed and greenhouse — “for those who like to take time out from gardening and relax with a cup of…

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We’ve recently seen a “cowboy” tree frog riding a beetle, and now this forest dragon lizard is playing a guitar! Aditya Permana, a photographer based in Yogyakarta, Indonesia, recently captured this strange photo after watching the creature for more than an hour. The small reptile looks totally relaxed as it reclines and holds the leaf like it’s the actual instrument. Its tiny claws are even bent as if it’s plucking the strings.

Permana says that he just happened upon this delightfully-odd scene. He tells Daily Mail that he didn’t immediately photograph the lizard, waiting…

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Nikken Space Design created an enchanting wedding chapel in Hiroshima, Japan, whose beauty lies in its meticulous dedication to craft. The most breathtaking feature of the airy, expansive space is its 100 wood panels that use a large tree as their motif. It’s called Power of Flower and was done in collaboration with a kimono designer. In fact, the visual style of the flowers and plants were inspired by traditional patterns found in kimonos.

Each panel is made of Japanese cypress that’s six feet by three feet and half an inch thick. The attention to detail is incredible - every piece is hand-carved and displays an intricate cutwork pattern. These gorgeous shapes filter light and cast their shadows on the aisle of the chapel, mimicking sunlight through trees. And with the nature-inspired aesthetic, it creates the feeling that the couple is getting married in a…

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Doesn’t this look incredible? At the Mashpi Lodge in Quito, Ecuador, you can explore the Andean Cloud Forest via their Sky Bike. It’s a human-powered, two-seat bike that traverses the canopy of the lush rainforest. You’ll need to be feeling brave, as the bike dangles from a 656-foot cable that’s stretched between two points and reaches heights as high as 196 feet in the air.

One of the great things about the Sky Bike is that you control the pace of your expedition. You can zoom through the forest for an exhilarating ride or take a more leisurely approach and admire the sights. During your journey, you cross a river gorge and have the chance to see amazing wildlife - more than 400 different types of birds live in the forest.

With an offering like the Sky Bike, it’s no doubt that the Mashpi Lodge is itself a special place. National Geographic even considers the glass-walled getaway…

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We've followed photographer Jenny Lewis' series One Day Young for the past few years, showing you beautiful portraits of mothers with their newborn babies. Taken within 24 hours of their birth, the portraits show babies who have just emerged from the womb, with their caring mothers holding them in a sweet and caring embrace. All of the photos were shot in East London, in the comfort of each woman's home. Lewis's aim was to capture the extraordinary bond mothers and infants have from the moment a mother gives birth.

How has shooting the series changed Lewis's life? As she tells us, "It's been quite a journey, and I must say, I have learned so much from meeting all these women at such a dramatic time. It makes me think of the of midwives who…

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Traveler, surfer and photographer Jonathan Nimerfroh recently captured the rare site of nearly frozen waves breaking on the island of Nantucket. The frigid New England temperatures have turned the sea off the coast of Massachusetts into sheets of water that Nimerfroh likened to “slushies.” The waves appear dense and move slowly, resembling folded pastries as they peak. The surface of the waves gleams with rippling patterns made up of millions of ice crystals. The day clocked in at 19°F, or -7.2°C.

“The harbor to the main land is frozen solid. No boats running,” the photographer says of the day the waves froze.  “The day after I took these, it actually froze up the shoreline for 200 yards out.”…

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This past Friday, February 27, the world grieved the loss of actor Leonard Nimoy, who was best known for playing Spock on Star Trek. People expressed their condolences via Facebook, Twitter, and other social media sites, and the Canadian Design Resource (CDR) even tweeted a call to action: "'Spock’ your $5 bills for Leonard Nimoy,” they wrote. If that sounds totally foreign to you, it’s a cultural phenomena that involves a pen and turning the $5 bill into a convincing portrait of Spock.

The practice actually started years ago when former Canadian Prime Minister Sir Wilfrid Laurier was transformed into the pop culture icon. “This series of Canadian bills was an easy target,” explains CDR’s publisher Todd Falkowsky to Quartz. “The existing…

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Instead of the typical coffin burial, Italian designers Anna Citelli and Raoul Bretzel developed an eco-friendly alternative. It’s called Capsula Mundi, and it uses egg-shaped pods that hold a deceased human body for burial. Each capsule will turn into nutrients for a tree that will grow out of the dead’s remains. The idea is that it these “seeds” can offer a more practical internment and allow us to come full circle, returning to nature.

For burial, the deceased is moved into the fetal position and either a tree or a tree seed is planted above their pod. There are already a variety of trees to select from via the Capsula Mundi website. It’s meant to be chosen while the person is alive and for friends and family to look after it after the death occurs. “ A cemetery will no longer be full of tombstones and will become a sacred forest,” explain Citelli and…

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Amazingly, these mind-bending optical illusions aren’t made with the help of projections or Photoshop. Artist Natalie Fletcher painted them directly on human skin! The Oregon-based body painter created this impressive series completely freehanded with an airbrush. She calls it Just an Illusion, and the "canvases" feature bright base colors of fuchsia, cyan, green, and yellow. Black contour lines help fool our eye into thinking that parts of a torso are popping out at us.

It was serendipitous that Fletcher became a body painter. She started her career a few years ago after moving to Bend, Oregon and coming across an ad for it while looking for a job. Since then, she has masterfully developed her talent and recently became the winner of the GSN TV show Skin Wars. Fletcher…

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