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The Syntax Of “Lol”

By Jason Orestes,<p>Comment<br>• FlagFlagged<br>• http://tcat.tc/1wOheB7<p>“Lol” is the most passive and trite term in the texting and digital landscape. That’s not to …

Portraits of Birds Ruffling with Personality by Leila Jeffreys | Colossal

<p>To say photographer Leila Jeffreys had an eclectic upbringing would be a bit of an understatement. With a mother from India and a father from the …

Animal Logos vol. 2 by Tom Anders Watkins

Volume 2 of Tom Anders Watkins’ animal logo series.<p>About a month ago, I published a series of well designed animal logos by Tom Anders Watkins. As it …

Surface to Structure: An Origami Exhibition Featuring 80 Paper Artists at Cooper Union | Colossal

<p>A huge exhibition of 80 contemporary origami artists featuring 120 paper creations is planned to take place this summer at Cooper Union in New York. …

Fantastic Fungi: The Startling Visual Diversity of Mushrooms Photographed by Steve Axford | Colossal

<p>To think any one of these lifeforms exists in our galaxy, let alone on our planet, simply boggles the mind. Photographer Steve Axford lives and …

New Underwater Ink Plumes Photographed by Alberto Seveso | Colossal

<p>Photographer Alberto Seveso (previously) just released a new series of ink plumes photographed underwater against a black background titled …

Illuminated Cut Paper Light Boxes by Hari & Deepti | Colossal

<p>Deepti Nair and Harikrishnan Panicker (known collectively as Hari & Deepti) are an artist couple who create paper cut light boxes. Each diorama is …

Psychogeographies: 3D Collages Encased in Layers of Glass by Dustin Yellin | Colossal

<p>Psychogeography is the act of exploring an urban environment with an emphasis on curiosity and drifting. Or, more colloquially put, a “toy box full …

Absurdly Expressive Dog Portraits by Elke Vogelsang | Colossal

<p>It goes without saying that one of the most ubiquitous sightings on the web are millions upon trillions of pet photos. Cat gifs, funny dog videos, …

My Modern Shop Spotlight – Paul Souders’ Wildlife Adventures

From breathtaking arched icebergs in Greenland to cute waddling penguins in Antarctica, wildlife and travel photographer Paul Souders captures nature at its best. Across 20 years, Souders has documented his incredible adventures through his lens–many of which have been recognized as award-winning …

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Kevin Cooley’s ‘Controlled Burns’ Shows The Beauty Of Fire - The Fox Is Black

Controlled Burns is a series of imposing images by the American photographer Kevin Cooley. Consisting of large, swirling clouds of smoke, these …

14 GIFs That Are Up For A Fancy Schmancy Art Prize

Finally, the lofty gallery world sees GIFs for what they truly are: works of art. The very classy Saatchi Art, the Saatchi Gallery have teamed up with Google+ to inaugurate the Motion Photography Prize–a dignified way of saying “GIF Prize.” Now’s your chance to prove to your mom that spending hours …

19-Year-Old Mixes Photos and Paints Into Beautiful Narratives

19-year-old artist Aliza Razell creates beautiful narratives in her mixed-media photographs by combining self-portraits with splashes of color to produce strange and mystifying images that cannot fully be explained. The beautifully thoughtful moments seem perfectly planned out so that the …

Communities Build Small Cities Using 500,000 Sugar Cubes

This sweet installation, <i>Sugar Metropolis</i>, is a traveling project developed by professional sculptors Brendan Jamison and Mark Revels that promotes community collaboration through sugar cube constructions. Within designated space, the artists set up mountains of sugar cubes and invite visitors to …

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M Is For Meerkat: A Beautiful Alphabet Inspired By Animals

Remember those phonics songs from elementary school that helped teach the alphabet? “A is for Apple, B is for Ball”? London-based illustrator Marcus Reed does, but his tastes run more toward beautifully drawn illustrations of animals for (we’re hoping) adults as well as kids.<p>The alphabet features …

13 Lies The Movies Are Telling You About Travel

If vacations occurred like they do in the movies, we'd all be upgraded to first class and skipping through security lines. In movies, romances pop out of nowhere on cruise ships and bags never, ever get lost.<p>But these are lies, people. ALL LIES. Don't believe these common misconceptions you've seen …

Beautiful Mandalas Made from Nature by Kathy Klein

Arizona-based artist Kathy Klein uses a variety of organic materials to produce a series of eye-catching mandalas referred to as <i>Danmalas</i>–a portmanteau of the Vedic Sanskrit words “dan” and “mala” which respectively mean “the giver” and “garland of flowers.” Each piece in her ongoing collection …

The 2014 Sony World Photography Awards

The Sony World Photography Awards, an annual competition hosted by the World Photography Organisation, has recently announced its shortlist of winners. This year's contest attracted more than 140,000 entries from 166 countries. The organizers have been kind enough to share some of their shortlisted …

Mysteriously Playful Composite Images by Dariusz Klimczak

Polish photographer Dariusz Klimczak constructs surreal landscapes through clever manipulation. Each image in the skilled photo editor's growing collection is a composite of multiple elements that work in unison to present a cohesive, albeit unusual, scene. More often than not, Klimczak's subjects …

Ordinary Objects Cleverly Interact With Simple Line Drawings

The world is filled with possibilities according to clever Ecuador-based artist Javier Perez. From the graphic designer's perspective, any little object can be redefined to communicate a whimsical idea that will make just about anybody smile.<p>Perez first began his <i>Instagram Experiments</i> last fall with …

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An Eagle Steals a Camera, Flies Around 70 Miles of Australia with It

"Does this selfie make my talons look big?"<p><b>Perhaps taking a page from our own</b> human culture's desire -- and ability -- to document our every move, a photographically inclined sea eagle with kleptomaniacal tendencies helped itself to a ranger's video camera and documented a 70-mile journey, even …

Radiation Physicist Beautifully Colorizes X-Ray Images of Nature

<b>Hanging Begonia, Chameleon</b><p>In late October, at the TEDx event in Groningen, Netherlands, one man stood on the stage and gave a fascinating talk about how his life's work had taken him on a journey to becoming an artist. Arie van't Riet studied radiation physics at Delft University of Technology and …

Portraits of Dogs With Human-Like Expressions

Is it just us or do most of these dogs look incredibly serious? Hamburg, Germany-based photographer Ralph Hargarten is behind this intriguing new series called <i>A Dog's Life</i> where he's shot portraits of dogs with facial expressions we often attribute to humans. Set against a simple black background, …

Carefully Applied Dyes Reveal Colorful Anatomy of Fish

<i>Cleared</i> is a photo series by formally trained engineer and mathematician Adam Summers that offers a new way of viewing marine life. The scientific photographer, who has always been fascinated with biology, took it upon himself to experiment with his specimens by altering the pigments of their …

The Creepy Visual Art of Eric Lacombe

Creepy Acrylic Portraits.<p>A selection of acrylic paintings by French artist Eric Lacombe. His paintings often show distorted ghastly faces, which …

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Never Take a Bad Picture Again

Look Up at the camera<p>As a selfie pro, <b>Rihanna</b> knows that a slight stare up at the camera is the quickest way to a sexy smoulder. It also raises your …

Digital Paintings by Cyril Rolando

Cyril Rolando is a Hobbyist Digital Painter from France and loves the universe of Tim Burton and Hayoa Miyazaki. His digital paintings are quite …