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Experimental Animations by Felix Deimann

Citius, Altius, Fortius (Faster, Higher, Stronger) – Experimental animations by Felix Deimann.<p>Felix Deimann is a German motion designer. The …

This House Is Made From Cardboard

Welcome to the Wikkelhouse, a building that’s made not from concrete, brick or wood—but cardboard.<p>The building is made from a series of modular …

Stereotypes

Tiny Letters Tell Brutally Honest Truth And Inspire To Be Yourself

"I don’t really feel I have that 'unique' style, but I’m in love with script and flourishes since actually I began with copperplate calligraphy at …

Emma Watson walked the Met Gala's red carpet covered in recycled plastic bottles

Dimitrios Kambouris/Getty Images<p>Recycling an outfit for a fashionable event like the Met Gala is unheard of — that is, until Emma Watson took to the …

2016 National Geographic Travel Photographer of the Year Contest

The National Geographic Travel Photographer of the Year Contest is now underway, and entries will be accepted until the end of the month, May 27, 2016. The grand prize winner will receive a seven-day Polar Bear Safari for two in Churchill, Canada. National Geographic was kind enough to allow me to …

Site-Specific Pinhole Cameras Constructed From Nature Capture the Pacific Northwest | Colossal

<p>In a meta, Mother Nature-inspired project, artists David Janesko and Adam Donnelly use objects from the earth to photograph the environment from …

Couple builds tiny house on wheels for $30K to free up money and time for travel

<b>When you want to really pursue your dreams, instead of simply dreaming them, you might need to think outside the box. Outside the housing box, that</b> …

Sea Level

"I Flew Over Plastic Waste as Big as a Continent," Pilot Says

<b>LORRAINE CHOW OF ECOWATCH ON BUZZFLASH AT TRUTHOUT</b><p>As the Solar Impulse 2 made its historic 62-hour flight from Hawaii to California without fuel, …

San Diego to become largest U.S. city to run on 100% renewable energy

San Diego is not waiting for Washington to get its act together on climate change. The southern California city is moving forward with an ambitious …

The Decorating Technique That Makes 'Embroidery' Look Delicious

This artist doesn't use a needle and thread to do embroidery, but the result is realistic, delicate, intricate—and edible. Hungarian baker Judit …

Gingerbread

This Artist Makes the Coolest Paintings Out of Wine

Last week, we introduced you to Matteo Sa, the Italian artist using pizza as his medium, and now, we’ve uncovered yet another food-dabbling artist: Say hello to Alfonso Aguirre, a Spanish artist who paints with… wait for it… <i>Vino</i>!<p>Yep, you read that right — this guy paints with wine. In this new …

Painting

How 100-Year Old Artist Carmen Herrera Stays Sharp

This May is a big month for Carmen Herrera. On Tuesday, the abstract painter is inaugurating the new Lisson Gallery outpost in New York with a solo show, and a few weeks later, she's turning no less than 101 years old. Born in Havana in 1915, Herrera's only about a decade into mainstream …

Stunning Digital Female Portraits By Irakli Nadar

Most people agree that portraits are the most difficult subjects to paint. It’s not easy—especially for a beginner—to look at another person and draw …

Classical Paintings’ Protagonists in Modern Day Places

<i>The Canvas Project</i> is a project which mixes our contemporary era to the one of classical paintings. The artist behind this initiative has fun placing …

Anachronistic

Robot artists compete for cash

While people sometimes worry about robots taking away human jobs by automating and executing various tasks, it's been generally accepted that in the …

George Washington

The Physics of Kung Fu Brought to Life Through Motion Capture Visualizations | Colossal

<p>We’ve all seen exaggerated depictions of kung fu in movies or maybe a demonstration by a practitioner in real life, but German digital artist Tobias …

City Streets Vibrate in These Oil Paintings

Jeremy Mann hates most things digital, but his works look just like digital art.<p>Late one night, in the days when he was a "drunken depressed art student," Jeremy Mann came back to his studio and started picking up every random object he could find, trying to paint with each. This went on into the …

Figures of Birds Emerge from a Kinetic Flurry of Spray Paint | Colossal

<p>Brazilian artist L7M (previously) depicts owls, ducks, sparrows, and other birds materializing from a chaotic swirl of dripped paint and flourishes …

Draw Infinite Geometric Designs With the DuoGraph, a Compact New Drawing Machine by Joe Freedman | Colossal

<p>The DuoGraph is the latest drawing machine from inventor and designer Joe Freedman whose Cycloid Drawing Machine took the internet by storm a few …

These Incredibly Intricate Ice Cube Sculptures Are The Coolest Way to Chill Drinks

Both a highly memorable visual and technically quite impressive feat, Suntory—a Japanese maker of fine whisky for almost a century—has created unique …