Tyler Ratledge

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This innocent looking T-shirt is actually really rude

<b>Buyer beware: This T-shirt will make your grandma blush.</b><p>Even before you know the full story this shirt is obviously pretty flirty, but just wait …

Pencil artist works in miniature — and that’s the point

Salavat Fidai is working proof that artists need not create large pieces to make a name for themselves.<p>Much of what he creates is no bigger than the tip of a pencil — literally.<p>Under the glow of a single work light while his family sleeps, Fidai uses a craft knife and 4x magnifying glass to create …

The Internet Can't Agree On What Color This Dress Is

On Thursday, Tumblr user <b>swiked</b> posted a photo of a dress that might make you think you're losing your mind. The entire Internet, including many of …

Why Are People Seeing Different Colors In That Damn Dress?

You can take our poll here. So far, about three-quarters of respondents see white and gold.<p>But why are people seeing such wildly different colors? First off, it's not monitor settings. (My husband and I looked at the same monitor and saw different colors.)<p>Our retinas have specialized cells called …

Duke University

Let Kanye Tell You If You're an Artist

This online magic 8-ball lets you ask, "Kanye, am I a real artist?"<p>Kanye West knows artistry—or, at least has a lot of opinions on it—so for those of us in art schools, on gallery walls, or toiling away in studios, this Magic 8-Ball-styled site lets Kanye tell you if you're an artist, or if it's …

Intricate BETTER CALL SAUL Cake of Bob Odenkirk's Head

New Info About THE POWERPUFF GIRLS Reboot

Images Of Celebrities Digitally Altered To Make Them Look Heavier

Celebs often want their perceived flaws and imperfections digitally removed so images are edited to "perfection" before being released, sparking …

What Is Vocal Fry?

You may have heard of the hot linguistic fad that’s creeping into U.S. speech and undermining your job chances. Or maybe you know it as the …

Linguistics

What to Do When Your Wife Is More Successful than You: Wise Advice from Tchaikovsky’s Father, 150 Years Ahead of Its Time

“Married happiness is based upon mutual respect, and you would no more permit your wife to be a kind of servant, than she would ask you to be her lackey.”<p>Eastern Europe is not exactly a region known for empowering women and promoting gender equality. When I was growing up there in the 1980s, the …

What 11 Common Objects Would Cost in 2015 if Colonial Taxation Still Existed

It’s safe to say the American colonists were pretty upset about the taxes and tariffs imposed on imported goods in the 1760s and 1770s—upset enough …

Tariffs

Ten Products With Unfortunate Names And What Those Names Actually Mean

Naming is an important part of brand identity, and product names often go through different stages of development, from focus group testing to …

Piruw - Photographs by Musuk Nolte and Leslie Searles | LensCulture

Reading about the origin of the word Peru, I remembered a legend I was told many years ago in Sydney. After Captain Cook had arrived on Australia's East Coast, during his trip to map the Oceania continent, he demanded, in unhesitating English, of a native man about the curious name of an animal …

Fine Art Wedding Photographer

Fine Art Photography<p>James' Imagery recounts his experience with the world around him. Taking inspiration from places he visits and people he meets, …

'CURVES' By Victoria Janashvili Is An Art Photography Book That Will Celebrate All Women's Bodies

Photographer Victoria Janashvili has set out to celebrate women's bodies -- especially bodies that are sizes society doesn't consider conventionally beautiful.<p>A new photography project, <i>CURVES</i>, will feature stunning fine art images of so-called "plus size" models like Denise Bidot and Marina …

I'm Aaron Blaise, Animator And Illustrator, And This Is How I Work

You may not know his name, but you've seen his work — for over 20 years Aaron Blaise worked as an animator with Disney to help create some of their …

Outstanding Photoshop Renderings of the SUICIDE SQUAD Cast by Kode Logic

New 'Star Wars' lightsaber awakens dark side of the Internet

J.J. Abrams: This was not the lightsaber <i>Star Wars</i> fans were hoping for.<p>The claymore-style saber, complete with a laser crossguard, was featured in …

New 3D Optical Illusion Drawings by Ramon Bruin

Dutch artist Ramon Bruin, aka JJK Airbrush, is a master at creating optical illusion drawings that blur the line between art and reality. Bruin, who is mostly self-taught, brings his anamorphic drawings to life by photographing them at precise angles, making the subjects appear to pop right off the …

Art

How Minecraft looks with realistic graphics

This animation of a realistic version of <i>Minecraft,</i> created in Blender by YouTuber Flashcode, prompted the following responses from my kids, ages 4, 8 and 10.<p>8yo: "Is this a real game?"<p>10yo: "No, idiot. But it's nice."<p>4yo: "Awesome."<p>It's a short film, in which Steve encounters a Skeleton, but …

Classic Comic Covers Recreated in LEGO

Assassin's Creed Unity is an amazing glitch factory

<i>Assassin's Creed Unity</i> has some issues, that's clear, but not all of those issues are necessarily bad things. I mean, check out the amazing glitches the game is producing.<p>The videos I've pulled from YouTube below including a sighting of the famed <i>Unity</i> fireplace hermit, incredible rag doll physics …

20 great holiday gifts that will tickle anyone's funny bone

The greatest gift is the gift of laughter, but you should still get people a real present. Just in case.<p>During the holiday season, give your friends …

The Wild Bunny’s Custom-Made Aprons for Geeky Recipes

Looking for the appropriate apron for some geeky cookery? The Wild Bunny has you covered with these fantastic aprons made specifically to complement recipes based on geeky themes such as Toy Story, Katamari Damacy, and Minecraft.<p>If you’re into getting downright domestic over totally geeky stuff be …

What A Japanese Assassin's Creed Could Look Like

Vin Hill is an artist just starting out in the video game business. He is also a man with a very clear idea of what a Japanese Assassin's Creed could …

Cartoon Style Evolution of Movie Vampires by Jeff Victor

PSYCHO's Shower Scene Recreated in Stop-Motion on Jack-O'-Lanterns

Cats Maru and Hana Stage an Epic Feline Battle On, Around and Under the Family Sofa

Maru, the infamous box-conquerer and his little sister Hana stage an epic feline battle on, around and under the family sofa. Both cats prove to be …

Domesticated Baby Donkey Lovingly Cuddles With Her Human While Reclining on the Sofa

A baby donkey named Dementia, lovingly nuzzles the hand of her human Tom Nutter as the two of them cuddle together while reclining on the sofa.<p>The …

Photorealistic bacon scarf

Natalie Luder's "Fou Lard" silk scarf (a play on words; "scarf" in French is "foulard," while "fou lard" means "insane bacon") is digitally printed …