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Why Boards of Canada’s Music Has the Right to Children Is the Greatest Psychedelic Album of the ’90s

Once upon a time there was a London vintage clothing boutique that lured customers inside with the slogan, “Don’t follow fashion, buy something that’s already out-of-date!” Some musicians opt for a similar strategy: Avoiding the timely, they aim to achieve the timeless.<p>That’s what Boards of Canada …

There’s A Genius Street Artist Running Loose In The Streets, And Let’s Hope Nobody Catches Him (30+ New Pics)

Tom Bob (previously here) refuses to simply <i>live</i> in the world. He's reshaping it. Creating clever street art on common objects in the urban landscape, …

United Arab Emirates

Photographer Creates Series Of Pools Like You’ve Never Seen

We are accustomed to seeing photos areas that are more informative than artistic. Clearly we can not let go of its natural beauty. Urban centers, …

Natural Beauty

Photographer Captures Awesome Shots Of Symmetry On The London Underground

London photographer Luke Agbaimoni is attempting to capture interesting shots at every London Underground, Overground and DLR Station for his …

England

The 90s: The Decade That Doesn’t Fit?

In <i>A Hard Day’s Night</i>, the exceptional madcap 1964 film 1964 starring <b>The Beatles</b>, a reporter asks <b>Ringo Starr</b>, “Are you a mod or a rocker?” She’s …

Music

Driving Through a Hot Air Balloon Festival is Completely Surreal and Totally Awesome

Photographer Knate Myers captured the surreal feeling of driving through the Albuquerque International Balloon Fiesta where hundreds of hot air …

Arena: A Short Film That Weaves Together Images of Man-Made Shapes Collected Through Google Maps | Colossal

<p>Arena is a short film by Ireland-based artist Páraic McGloughlin which explores the similarities of international roadways, farming infrastructure, …

Explore This 1:250 Model of Ancient Rome Which Took 38 Years to Construct

The city of Rome attracts millions of visitors each year to explore its ancient ruins and to learn about how the culture and architecture has …

Guangzhou From Above: Spectacular Drone Photography by Alex Penfornis

Stunning aerial photos by <b>Alex Penfornis</b>, creative young photographer, retoucher, drone pilot and instagram star currently based in Paris, France. …

Photography

Drone Captures Rare Snowfall in Rome from Above

On February 26th a rare snowfall descended upon Rome, a result of cold winds from Siberia sweeping across Europe. It was the first snowfall in six …

Snowfall

30+ Hilariously Genius Desktop Wallpapers That Will Make You Look Twice

We stare at our computer screens for hours every day, so why shouldn't we amuse our eyes while we're tiring them? <b>Bored Panda</b> has collected some of …

Neat

Architecture Student Spends 10 Months Drawing New York City In Incredible Detail

Egyptian young man Hossam Mohamed drew New York city just on 70*100 cm paper incredible detail. It took him 10 months to finish this ink drawing. …

New York City

Blade Runner-style photographs capture Tokyo's infrastructure

Australian photographer Tom Blachford waited until night to capture these neon-tinted photographs of Tokyo's metabolist buildings, which he says …

A Top Floor Sprinkler Leak Creates a 21-Story Tower of Icicles on a Chicago Fire Escape | Colossal

<p>Late last week, a bitter cold snap that swept across the U.S. brought temporary chaos to Chicago’s south loop when a sprinkler system failed atop a …

New Hand-Painted Persian Carpets With Vibrantly Hued Details by Jason Seife | Colossal

<p>With a steady hand and several fine-point brushes, Miami-based artist Jason Seife (previously) produces paintings that mimic the ornate patterns …

Under-Bikes: I Photograph Bicycles From Underneath

Last two years, I spend all my time to photograph things from underneath. The most difficult project was Under-horse, also I did Under-cats, and …

Archevolution: I Used A Cut Mirror To Shoot Architecture

Space speed of technology development, rapidly mutating media field. We do not have time to realize our involvement in the metamorphosis of the …

The Coincidence Project: 30+ Photos That Will Make You Look Twice

London-based photographer Denis Cherim challenges the way we look at the world and offers a different perspective. Titled The Coincidence Project, …

Artist Transforms Walls Into Giant 3D Specimen Boxes for Butterflies

Mantra is an artist currently based in Metz, France. In an ongoing series of murals, Mantra has been going huge on the sides of buildings, creating …

The Rock Solid History of Concrete

The story of concrete is so ancient that we don't even know when and where it begins. It is a story of discovery, experimentation, and mystery. Emperors and kings became legends for erecting great concrete structures, some of which are still a mystery to engineers today. Many of history's most …

Engineering

Someone Is Leaving Ironic Messages All Over The UK, And It’s Impossible Not To Notice Them

Mobstr is a living example that not everyone who write on walls are vandals. This witty British street artist employs stencils and irony to poke fun …

The Avant Garde Art of Yayoi Kusama at Her Museum

Attention Economy

This Spiraling Treetop Walkway In Denmark Puts Every Other Tree Walkway To Shame

Architecture studio EFFEKT has designed a walkway to take hikers and Instagrammers to new heights above a forest in Denmark. The idea is to offer …

Architecture

This Amazing Tree That Shows How Languages Are Connected Will Change The Way You See Our World

Did you know that most of the different languages we speak today can actually be placed in only a couple of groups by their origin? This is what …

Language

The Transitions in this New York City Hyperlapse are Mesmerizing

The third instalment of FilmSpektakel’s, “<i>A Taste of …</i>” hyperlapse series, takes the team to New York City (see Austria and Vienna).Shot in 2016 over …

Hong Kong's densely packed high-rises captured from above in drone movie by Mariana Bisti

The soaring skyscrapers, manicured gardens and rubbish tips of Hong Kong are all shown in this drone footage shot by architect Mariana Bisti.<p>Bisti …

I Am A Travelling Artist And These Are Some Of My Latest City Illustrations From Around The World

I have been travelling over the past year and have kept a diary in sketches.<p>Here are some of my more detailed cityscapes. Each drawing is 5x5inches …

The Best Photos Taken By Drones In 2017

The Dronestagram social network has listed the winning photos taken by its users with a drone.<p>As the drones became increasingly accessible to the …

Photography