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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.
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Working Dogs: Photographer Shows Some Of The Toughest Jobs For Canines

Cats might lounge around all day long and plan murder (or more lounging), but many dogs get to work. Photographer Andrew Fladeboe travelled to Norway and New Zealand to take pictures of various working dogs for his project The Shepherd’s Realm.

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!

Mind Bending Optical Illusions By Swedish Artist Erik Johansson

Photographer and photoshopper Erik Johansson's work looks like beautiful, normal pictures at first, but once the optical illusions he draws are done with you, you'll be screaming, 'My eyes! My beautiful eyes!'

New Beehive Invention Allows For Automatic Honey Extraction Without Disturbing Bees

Extracting honey can be painful if you're not prepared, and it stresses the bees as well. Fortunately, Australian father-and-son duo Stuart and Cedar Anderson have come up with a solution: an auto-harvesting beehive that doesn‘t disturb the bees.

Photoshop Turns 25: A Brief Look At The History Of Our Favorite Picture Editing Software

Before Adobe's ubiquitous Photoshop program existed, people had no recourse but to look ugly, and “shopping” meant buying stuff. When it launched 25 years ago, it revolutionized the way we work with images.

Magical Rings With Secret Compartments Inspired By Famous Novels

Nothing says 'rich and opulent' like a large, intricate ring. British master jeweler Theo Fennell and his company have released a series of rings featuring doors and secret compartments inspired by popular novels.

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.

Photographer Reveals How Mothers’ Bodies Look After Birth

Pregnancy and birth have some side effects on mothers' bodies, but photographer Jade Beall is out there to prove that they are still beautiful. Her photographs show mothers in all their uncovered, unedited glory - including stretch marks and children. They don't seem regretful.

CSS Puns Are The Highest Form Of Web Designer Humor

NEEERDS! What will they do next?! How about making some programming language-based puns? Seijo George, a Melbourne-based web designer, created some clever puns and illustrations based on some he had seen created with the CSS language.

Art Teacher Does Some Amazing Chalkboard Drawings To Motivate His Students

Reddit user 'Nate100100' writes that he's an art teacher who uses his free time to draw on the chalkboar din his classroom. The results are fantastic. Nate goes wild when he gets colored chalk, but he's still amazing even when working with plain old white chalk.

This Dad Started Making Jewelry From Scrap Metal Just A Year Ago And He’s Too Good At It

A lot of art has been made from garbage to make a point, but how about actually making beautiful stuff? Well, when he lost his job about a year ago, Carolina Breeze's newly unemployed dad presented her with a beautiful piece of recycled jewelry and they've never looked back.

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.