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No More Coffins – These Organic Burial Pods Turn Cemetery Into A Forest

Not everyone can get fired from a cannon, and not everyone wants to be buried in a coffin. Capsula Mundi, a project from Italy, is the penultimate hippie solution for burial: an organic pod for the deceased that has a tree planted on top of it.

Artist Grows Crystals On Discarded Books To Show Their Fragility

People will spout about impermanence of digital records, but books are really fragile, too. Alexis Arnold from San Francisco wanted to illustrate that with her project The Crystallized Book.

Photographer Documents Secret Life Of Superhero Toys

Have you ever made a stop-motion Lego movie? Well, photographer Edy Hardjo, who goes by the pseudonym Hrjoe, has done something similar: awesome looking scenes with superhero action figures!

Russian Photographer Takes Pictures Of Squirrels Going NUTS In The Snow

Squirrels are funny little critters that flit around trees like little brown flashes. Vadim Trunov, a Russian photographer, got pictures of some of these little rascals playing in the snow.

This 50-Year-Old Kitchen Hasn’t Been Touched Since The 1950s

'House untouched for 50 years' usually means rats, mold and various unspeakable things. However, when Nathan Chandler bought this home in 2010, he found a pleasant surprise: a kitchen that had remained untouched since it was finished in 1956.

Romanian Photographer Travels 37 Countries To Take Pictures Of Women and Show That Beauty Is Everywhere

Mihaela Noroc of Romania decided to travel the world (on the cheap) and create an Atlas of Beauty to see how beauty looks around the world. Her photo series shows a wide variety of beautiful women in their environment and clothing of choice. The result is more impressive and beautiful...

How To Pronounce The Names of 24 Famous Places You‘ve Mispronounced Your Entire Life

Mistypes are annoying - nay, shameful - for a literate person, but what about mispronunciations? Those can be really embarrassing. Fortunately, there's this snazzy visual guide to commonly mispronounced places from around the world!

The Photographers Behind Their Most Well-Known Images

You might have shared one of these impressive pictures on social media, but do you know who took them? Tim Mantoani, a US photographer who has worked for Sports Illustrated and Newsweek, decided to give something back: to take pictures of the photographers together with the images that brought them...

Japanese Army Builds Enormous Star Wars Sculpture For Snow Festival

Geeks like to go all the way with their projects, and Japan is a country full of geeks. That‘s why they spent a month (and purportedly enlisted the help of the Army) building a giant Star Wars snow sculpture for the 66th Sapporo Snow Festival.

15 Artists Collaborate To Make London Children’s Hospital A Brighter Place To Heal

Hospitals are no fun: you’re sick, the food is horrible and everything looks bleak and sterile. But a British art organization by the name of Vital Arts (working for Barts NHS Trust and charitably funded) decided to something about that last part.

21 Unusual Valentine’s Cards For People With An Interesting Definition Of Love

Valentine‘s day! Why not celebrate with some Internet-brand contempt for ‘squares’ and socially acceptable behavior? Here are some crazy cards for the more... interesting couples out there!

Russian Fairytales Through The Eyes Of Photographer Uldus Bakhtiozina

Through her images, Russian photographer Uldus Bakhtiozina takes an unexpectedly surreal look at traditional Russian fairytales. The stories, often full of pagan symbols, myths, and spooky settings, are brought into modern reality.

Robert Therrien found that by recreating everyday objects true to their original material and color, but on a greatly enlarged scale, the viewer’s relationship to them changed dramatically. He made this significant breakthrough back in 1993, and it influenced all his ensuing work. Robert Therrien was born in Chicago in 1947, and his work has been exhibited throughout the world since the 1970s. (sources: 1 | 2)

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  • andy

    wow, I love this. it’s so surreal!