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Mind-Bending GIFs by Florian De Looij

Ever since he began his adventure with Photoshop at age 12, Florian De Looij has been honing his<p>Ever since he began his adventure with Photoshop at age 12, Florian De Looij has been honing his breathtaking graphic and motion design skills which has culminated into an extensive archive of animated …

GIF Animations

16 Shocking Allegations In Scientology Documentary 'Going Clear'

The Church of Scientology has long been a controversial institution among both the religious community and entertainment business. But the latest documentary from Oscar-winning director Alex Gibney, "Going Clear: Scientology and the Prison of Belief," explores the secrets of the organization …

New Evidence May Identify Mystery Object at Milky Way Galaxy's Core

New observations may finally reveal the identity of a mystery object circling around the monster black hole at the center of our Milky Way galaxy — …

These colourful mountainous slopes in China make us want to run for the hills

China

Hacked Photoshop Tools Lead to Chaotically Manipulated Digital Art

Here's how Brooklyn-based artist Zach Nader turns movies and ads into gorgeous glitchy forms.<p><i>endless waves by Zach Nader. Images courtesy the artist</i><p>Brooklyn-based artist Zach Nader has long been interested in using software to cause “breakdowns” in everyday photographic imagery and distribution, …

Tutorials

Thank Ralph McQuarrie–Not George Lucas–For The Star Wars Saga

George Lucas may have directed the famed Star Wars series, but the true vision came from the mind of Ralph McQuarrie.<p>Images like this of the droids …

10 Comedians You Need to Know - PAPER

What does the host of the Air Sex World Championships have in common with a guy who started a Beyoncé flash mob inside a Target? They're both on our list of ten comedians you need to know now. From stand-ups to YouTube sensations, <i>Late Night</i> writers to cult favorite bloggers, scope our list of the …

Comedy

Rat Brains and Fly Larvae Win Microscope Photography Competition

Check out the gross and gorgeous winners of the 2014 Olympus BioScapes Digital Imaging Competition®.<p>Galaxies of light and color abound in the microscopic world, it just takes the right combination of creative and scientific eyes to find them. The same week Booooooom published their 75 favorite …

Explosive Moleskine Doodles by Kerby Rosanes | Colossal

<p>Philippines-based illustrator Kerby Rosanes began his career as an artist by doodling away in Moleskein notebooks and sharing the results online. …

Geometric Visuals Installation

Through a careful arrangement of mirrors, lights and negative spaces, the artist James Nizam makes beautiful ephemeral installations captured with …

Stunning Photos of Animal Migration

<i>Image: James Shadle</i><p>These photographs of animals migrating are simply beautiful. Some of them, like the photo of white ibis migration shown above, …

Disturbing & Uncensored Artworks That Reflect Modern Society

At first glance, the colourful illustrations of Spanish artist Gunsmithcat (aka Luis Quiles) look innocent enough, until you look a little closer. …

This Animation Distorts 3D-Scanned Humans into a Work of Geometric Art

Mike Pelletier's 'Time to Flight' reimagines the human form as Rorschach Test-like, polygonal blobs.<p>Although Mike Pelletier captures portraits of people, you won't find his images in yearbooks or above mantlepieces. Rather than traditional freeze-frames of faux smiles and Sunday outfits, the …

Vibrant Timelapses Capture Crystallizing DNA

Biochemist-turned-bioartist Linden Gledhill has created jaw-dropping images of crystallizing DNA for the express purpose of defeating autism on the molecular level.<p>When most people think of DNA, the familiar twisted ladder of the double helix comes to mind. When Linden Gledhill thinks of DNA, …

New Infinitely Detailed Pen & Ink Cityscapes by Ben Sack | Colossal

<p>When we last covered the pen and ink drawings of Ben Sack, the artist was in residency aboard the m/s Amsterdam, a ship that circumnavigated the …

Artist Is Making a Wonderfully Intricate Paper Architectural Miniature Every Day in ‘Paperholm’ Project

Since August of this year, Edinburgh-based artist Charles Young has been creating a wondrous paper architectural miniature every day for his ongoing …

Picture of the Day: The Vaulted Ceilings of St Aubin

Photograph by Luc Viatour | www.Lucnix.be<p>Seen here are the amazing vaulted ceilings and dome of St Aubin’s Cathedral in Namur, Wallonia, Belgium. St …

Royalty, Espionage, and Erotica: Secrets of the World's Tiniest Photographs

Almost as soon as photography was invented, the first microphotographs followed -to demonstrate the power of a microscope. These tiny pictures became …

This Giant Stick Insect Is over a Foot Long

(Photo: Bresseel & Constant, Royal Belgian Institute of Natural Sciences)<p>This is <i>Phryganistria heusii yentuensis</i>, a newly-documented stick insect …

USA (Nina) | 100 Years of Beauty - Ep 1 | Cut

Swimmers Photography

For Kinfolk magazine, photographer Mark Sanders has realized a series of photos devoted to swimmers and called “Turning point : a guide to flipping”. …

Pictionary with Martin Short, Jerry Seinfeld and Miranda Sings

What the Teaser Trailer for ‘Star Wars: The Force Awakens’ Would Look Like If Wes Anderson Had Directed It

Filmmaker and photographer Jonah Fiengold has created a wonderful video that imagines what the newly released teaser trailer for <i>Star Wars Episode</i> …

Organic Feathers Sculptures

Based in London, Kate MccGwire gives us a project of a curiosities Cabinet with incredible feathers sculptures kept under glass bell cover. These …

A Gorgeous Photograph of the Milky Way Galaxy Over Devils Tower in Wyoming

A gorgeous photograph by astrophotographer Dave Lane shows the Milky Way galaxy over Devils Tower in Wyoming. The photograph was featured recently as …

Turkey Pardoning (Web Exclusive): Last Week Tonight with John Oliver (HBO)

Fluid Dynamics Simulator

George Corney built a <b>fluid dynamics simulator</b> that makes for a beautiful web toy. Just run your cursor across it, as you’d run your finger trough a …

Conan O’Brien Visits ‘The Jon Stewart Show’ in a 1994 Clip of the Short-Lived Talk Show

The short-lived MTV talk show <i>The Jon Stewart Show</i> aired for only two seasons, but at one point was the second most popular show on MTV behind <i>Beavis</i> …

‘Space Age’, A Cosmic Adventure Video Game Featuring a Band of Intergalactic Explorers

<i>Space Age</i> is a cosmic adventure video game by developer Big Bucket (specifically developed by Matt Comi with art by Neven Mrgan) that features a band …

Graphic Music Bands Posters

Designer James Kirkup creates graphic posters playing on colors, lines and geometry for concert’s promotions. From Metronomy to Phoenix, through …