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Graphic designer creates a new movie poster every day, makes us want to binge

We're all familiar with the mechanics of a favorite movie: You watch one flick over and over again — until your friends start addressing you as the …

Interactive 3-D Paintings Invite You to be Part of the Artwork

What if, just for a moment, you could be a Ghostbuster? Or, you “open” the door to the delightful creatures of <i>Monsters, Inc.</i>? This is the idea behind the fun, mobile exhibition by Russian art and design studio Brain Mash. They crafted a series of three-dimensional paintings that seem to pop from …

Painting

Doodle Challenge Transforms Ordinary Cat Photo into Fantastically Amusing Scenes

With a little imagination, an ordinary cat photograph offers infinite doodling possibilities. Although the origins of this photo are unclear, it seems that Weibo user Luo Luobu first drew some delightful additions on an orange tabby that's nonchalantly laying on a white ground. Bored Panda user …

Mom Turns Her 3-Year-Old's Drawings into Incredible Art

“As soon as she could grasp a crayon,” a toddler began collaborating with her artist mom.<p>Many parents hope their kids develop an interest in areas like debate, science or software design. But Canada-based painter Ruth Oosterman wanted her daughter Eve to love art as much as she did -- so much so …

HCI

This Guy's Proposal Just Made the Whole World Cry.

She Was Dressed as Cinderella and Got Her Real-Life Fairytale Ending<p>How We Met<p>We met at a Halloween party on October 29th, 2011. We were both non …

A New Japanese Painting Supply Store Lines its Walls With 4,200 Different Pigments | Colossal

<p>Thousands of pigments fill glass vials below the slatted wood ceilings of the new concept Pigment, an art supply laboratory and store that just …

This artist's prerogative is reimagining Britney Spears into Disney princesses

Take yourself back in time for a bit and recall when everyone and their mom had to watch <i>Crossroads</i> because, hey, Britney Spears is already kind of …

Interview: Ethereal Marbled Paintings Express the Inner Light Inside All of Us

Through gorgeous, ethereal paintings, artist Emma Lindstrm creates a tangible representation of a feeling. To her, this feeling is floating and irrational, but always uplifting and full of hope–one that can be experienced, but never formed into a thought. The conceptual basis for Lindstrm's artwork …

25 Vanities That Are Basically Porn For Makeup Addicts

These battle stations are to die for!

45 Times Fans Radically Reimagined Your Favorite Disney Princesses

The Disney princess is a beloved cultural staple. Their flowing locks, their lyrical songs, their tasteful yet subtly sexy dresses…but enough is …

Recipe: Foolproof French Macarons

Not to be confused with the sweet coconut based Macaroons, French Macarons (pronounced <i>mah-kah-ROHN)</i> are light, airy and delicate meringue sandwich …

Dessert

10 Chocolate Chip Cookie Recipes to Make with Your Kids

If you're kids are home and you don’t want them bouncing off of the walls, <b>having them cook with you in the kitchen</b> can be a great distraction. It …

7 delicious Korean dishes you can make at home

If you ever find yourself asking, "<i>What should I eat today?</i>", then this article should help you out! Korean cuisine is delicious and if you ever …

You're not hallucinating: The stunning rainbow bagel sandwich you need to try

Do not adjust your screen. You're not hallucinating. This amazing rainbow bagel is real and it's stuffed with cotton candy and cream cheese flavored with rainbow sprinkle cake. Yes, really.<p>After seeing photos of this out-of-control sandwich that have inundated Instagram feeds recently, I had to go …

Cotton Candy

Just in time for Halloween, here’s some seriously creepy dead Disney princess makeup

Finally, someone has found a way to make dressing up as a Disney princess sufficiently scary to be Halloween-appropriate.<p>Makeup artist Shonagh Scott …

Find Scholarships for College with Scholly App

So you got into college; now, how do you pay for it? Millions of dollars go unclaimed in scholarships every year and the app <b>Scholly</b> <b>($0.99)</b> aims to help students claim their share by using the top eight criteria for scholarship requirements to bring applicants an individual list of opportunities to …

College & University

The Gross Alt-Universe Where Disney Movies Didn’t Deviate From Their Source Material

Jason Porath’s Rejected Princesses project has been teaching us lately all about which fairy tale heroines were too badass for Disney. However, even the stories Disney did choose to tell instead have been watered down into a family-friendly fluidity. In doing so, it turns out, Disney spared …

Watch This Woman Try on 100 Years of Halloween Costumes in 3 Minutes

That Minnie Mouse costume though.<p>It's time for another one of those "100 Years of..." beauty and fashion trends videos the Internet is so in love with right now. This time it's a Halloween edition, courtesy of Mode. The video looks at a century's worth of costumes for women and the results vary …

Charming Illustrations Reimagine Disney Animal Characters as Humans

What would animal characters from animated Disney films look like if they were human? Art student Alaina Bastian has imagined some of these scenarios in her charming series of illustrations called <i>Humanized</i>. Taking into consideration the visual style of each animated film, she replaces the creatures …

Four Note-Taking Apps For The Tech-Forward College Student

As we head into the depths of August (the month where time stands still), there is <i>one</i> interesting thing that starts to happen. Kids head back to school.<p>That said, we decided to use some new data from CampusBooks to look at how college students are approaching their schoolwork. Perhaps the most …

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A Guide To Procrastinators

Are you usually punctual or late? Do you finish things within the time you stipulate? Do you hand in your reports/work on time? Are you able to …

4 Writing Tips to Help the Writing Process

<i>Make Writing Essays Easier</i> My student cried when I showed her how to voice type in Google. Then, instead of 90 words in one class period, she typed …

Creative Writing

21 of the Most Beautiful Abandoned Places in the World

Sure, there's something spooky about them. But also something undeniably striking.<p>Sure, there's something spooky about them. But also something undeniably striking.

Abandoned Buildings

19-Year-Old Artist Uses Real-Life Objects To Complete Her Illustrations

New Zealand artist Kristina Webb doesn’t limit herself to just paper. Flowers, salads, and even spaghetti become part of her illustrations. The …

Every Girl Should Have These 8 Items In Her Makeup Bag

Looking in a girl’s makeup bag is like looking into her soul. Everyone’s bag is <i>so</i> different and it really says something about their personality. …

I Use Coffee To Draw Detailed Paintings Of My Favourite Characters

Coming from my art background, my love of commercial art and of course coffee, coffee painting has become one of my recent projects.<p>I made the first …