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These award-winning photos show planet Earth in ways you've never seen it

It's easy to get caught up in worrying about how crazy the world is. But sometimes it's important to stop and remember that it's also beautiful.<p>There are ice caves that shimmer sapphire blue, glowing swirls in the sky as particles carried by solar wind collide with Earth's atmosphere, and serene …

Nature Photography

This Abandoned Chinese Village Reclaimed by Nature Is Amazing

In Shengsi, China’s largest archipelago of almost 400 islands at the mouth of China’s Yangtze river lies a hidden treasure. A mysterious village, …

Amazing

World’s most bizarre natural phenomena

From Australia’s bubblegum-pink lake to a blood-red waterfall in Antarctica, these seven destinations are some of the world’s strangest sights.<p>Majestic mountains and sparkling seas always attract travellers – but sometimes nature has a bigger trick up her sleeve. To track down some of the world’s …

Nature

Faces of Wild Foxes by Roeselien Raimond

• shares<br>• Share on Facebook<br>• Tumblr<br>• VKontakte<br>• Reddit<br>• Flipboard<p><b>Roeselien Raimond</b> is a talented Dutch photographer and artist based in the crowded centre of the …

Photography

Artist Paints NEW Stunning Seaside Murals While Balancing On A Paddleboard

You might remember a post we did last year about Sean Yoro (a.k.a. Hula), the awesome paddleboard artist who paints amazing murals on abandoned …

Streetwear

100-Year-Old Theatre Converted Into Stunning Bookstore

Tucked away in Barrio Norte, Buenos Aires is a beautiful bookshop called El Ateneo Grand Splendid. It is built within the almost 100-year-old Grand …

French Artist Illustrates 22 Mind Blowing Trompe-L’oeil Illusions on Boring City Walls

Talented street artist Patrick Commecy, from France creates mind-bending hyper realistic murals to ornate boring, gritty and unattended building …

France

Korean Make-Up Artist Gains International Attention For Mind-Blowing Optical Illusions

In recent times, makeup does not only create an enhancement to one’s features, but also transforms as form of self-expression.<p>It was the case for …

Yes, Balancing Rocks Is an Art—If You're This Good at It

All it takes Ishihana-Chitoku to make these stacked, temporary sculptures, is two hands and a little focus.<p>There's something beautifully surreal about seeing inanimate objects, be they playing cards or matches, precariously stacked on top of one another. Over the years, it's actually been …

Modern Art

Designer Creates 13 Perfect Circles to Draw Almost Any Animal

Everyone’s favorite blue bird—the Twitter logo—has a well-kept secret hidden in its design: the iconic character was created using 13 perfect circles that overlap and comprise its graceful curved wings and upward gaze. Inspired by this little-known fact, Toronto-based art director Dorota Pankowska …

Graphic Design

San Francisco barista might be the world's best latte artist

Melannie Aquino is drastically changing the latte art game.<p>The San Francisco-based barista has spent four years perfecting the art of intricate latte …

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Design

Paris-based photographer bends reality with stunning Photoshop edits

Paris-based photographer Vincent Bourilhon uses digital photography and Photoshop to merge various images together, creating stunning illusions and …

12 Astonishing Macro Photos of Water Droplets

Macro photography by Martin van den Akker of Inspirit Photography.<p><b>MW/ Tell us a bit about yourself.</b><p>MVDA/ I moved from flat Holland to the pointy …

21 Things That Will Make Sense To Writers

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Artist Quits Job to Craft Beautiful Handmade Fairy Tale Book Covers

Aniko Kolesnikova creates darling journal covers, molded out of clay and rich in dreamy detail. Better known as Mandarin Duck online, this creative lady keeps herself very busy, between filming YouTube tutorials, sculpting items with clay, and crafting various, adorable, homemade pieces. Having …

Homemade

It Turns Out It’s Almost Impossible To Draw A Bicycle

Italian designer Gianluca Gimini asks people to draw bicycles, then turns them into comical digital renderings.<p>Quick. Draw a bike. Don’t look at one first, just draw one. Done? Okay, now step back and look at your bike. It’s total garbage, isn’t it? It’s not just you. Turns out that basically no …

The 18th Century Is Alive and Well on This Sunken Ship Turned Art Gallery

30 miles off the coast of Florida, a sunken ship is repurposed as a swimmable gallery.<p>Andreas Franke’s series <i>Sinking World</i> is not coming to a gallery near you. In fact, it’s exclusively exhibited 30 miles off of the coast of Key West, Florida, and a scuba license is required to see the works. These …

18th century

Dark and romantic night cityscapes by Russian artist Alexei Butirskiy

If you love cities as much as Russian artist Alexei Butirskiy, then you'll appreciate his elegant cityscape paintings – almost always depicting urban …

Art

Oculus Rift review: Virtual reality gaming is finally ready for your living room

After years of development,<br>the virtual reality headset is finally here...<p>Oculus Rift review<p>Oculus Rift review<p>It’s about damn time.<p>The Oculus Rift has …

H. P. Lovecraft’s ‘The Call of Cthulhu’ Concept Art by Ronan Le Fur

Concept artist and illustrator Ronan Le Fur, a.k.a Dofresh has created a great series of concept art pieces inspired by H. P. Lovecraft’s <i>The Call of</i> …

H.P. Lovecraft

Artist Dedicates His Life to Preserving Traditional Japanese Art of Wooden Sculpture Floats

Japanese artist Yosuke Yamamoto (also known as yosuke.horiyo) wields his carving chisel as though it were an extension of his own arm. From an early age, Yamamoto was awakened to the art of wood carving, watching the thrilling danjiri parade from the sidelines in his hometown of Osaka, Japan. …

Art

Wild Animal Illustrations Burst Out of Geometric Encasings

Master doodler Kerby Rosanes (aka Sketchy Stories) is back with a new series of creative sketches. The Manila-based illustrator, who is internationally recognized for his whimsical illustrations, continues to combine elaborate detail with a trademark charm. In the past, Rosanes created intricate …

Digital Art

Scientists have discovered a mysterious boiling river in the Amazon rainforest

According to legend, Spanish conquistadors foolishly ventured into the rainforest in search of gold, and the few men that returned told stories of poisoned water, man-eating snakes, and a river that boiled from below.<p>For Peruvian geoscientist, Andrés Ruzo, the myth had fascinated him since …

Amazon Rainforest

Reaching Mars in a few days? It's possible, NASA video says

A new video released by the space agency discusses the possibility of speeding up our missions to other worlds by harnessing the power of lasers.<p>Ever since NASA announced plans to send a manned mission to Mars in the 2030s and Hollywood got in on the action with "The Martian," the Red Planet has …

Unravel is a beautiful indie game that still packs a challenge

It was just eight months ago that the gaming world discovered <i>Unravel</i> during a charming presentation by indie game developer Martin Sahlin at E3 2015. …

New 3D Calligraphy Creations Look Like They're Popping Off the Page

Istanbul-based artist Tolga Girgin creates beautifully scripted calligraphy that seems to leap off the page. An ancient art form that remains relevant today, calligraphy has continued to evolve to suit modern needs. It is emerging more and more as a popular trend for the artistically inclined and …

Typography

Breathtaking Bronze Sculptures Celebrate the Visual Poetry of the Human Form

Michael James Talbot is a master at creating breathtaking bronze sculptures that venerate the gentle tension and balance of the female form. The London-based artist is well known for his exquisite pieces that are intricate celebrations of the human body. Reminiscent of classic Greek and Roman style …

NASA Heralds a New Age of Space Travel With These Fantastical Posters

Visit Venus, Jupiter and even Earth in this voyage through space.<p>Having enticed potential spacefarers with a glimpse of the future of space travel to exoplanets in this previous series of posters, NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory once again fleshes out the vacation of the distant future with the …

Astronomy