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100 years of the Leica camera – in pictures

From Henri Cartier-Bresson to Neil Libbert, many of the 20th century’s defining images were shot on a Leica<p>John Naughton: Why I love my Leica

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Corrections, A Clever Comic Illustrating the Many Ways to Fix Mistakes During the Creative Process

Grant Snider of Incidental Comics (see previously) has created “Corrections,” a clever comic illustrating the many ways to fix mistakes during the …

Posters
Black Lives Matter

Signs Of Disaster

On the first glance, you can think of the ‘Life Trail Traffic Signs’ as standard road signs. However, they can quickly change to evacuation signs, …

Powerful Paint Strokes Capture the Essence of Mountains

Majestic mountains are the primary focus in this work by Swiss painter Conrad Godly. The artist has extensively studied the natural formations and chooses to portray them in changing light and shapes throughout his work. Godly uses swift paint strokes filled with thick paints that drip down and …

Painting

Artist Transforms Everyday Objects into Delightful Characters

French artist Gilbert Legrand adds some whimsy into everyday objects by transforming them into delightful characters. For the past 10 years, he's found hidden people and animals in things like ping-pong paddles, tape measures, and even water spigots. Legrand reveals them with paint, and creatively …

Sculpture

Adorably Awkward Cards by Emily McDowell

I have a confession. I have been obsessed with Emily McDowell's illustrations ever since I laid eyes on them. This woman has the most hilarious sense of humor I have found on the Internet in a very long, long time. The illustrator, designer and self-professed “truth-teller” only really busted out …

Blogging

Amazing Friendship Between Adorable Toddler and His Loving Rescue Dog

Like the adorable duos Theo and Beau and Zoey and Jasper, Carter and Toby demonstrate the amazing friendship and love between children and dogs. Toby, a rescue pup who has adopted by Devin and Jake Crouch in early 2011, has been watching over his human brother since Carter's birth in October of the …

Pets

Talented Artist Combines Photography and Illustration to Capture ‘The Sketch of a Life’

Paris-based artist Sébastien Del Grosso combines his talents as an illustrator and photographer to create incredibly creative self-portraits. Taking …

This Woman Had Her Face Photoshopped In Over 25 Countries To Examine Global Beauty Standards

Through her work, Esther Honig hopes to discover if a global beauty standard actually exists.<p>Esther Honig, a freelance journalist based out of Kansas City, sent an unaltered photograph of herself to more than 40 Photoshop aficionados around the world. "Make me beautiful," she said, hoping to bring …

Elementary School Kids Record Recommendations for Their Favorite Books

<i>“Reading is the work of the alert mind, is demanding,”</i> E.B. White wrote while contemplating the future of reading in 1951, <i>“and under ideal conditions produces finally a sort of ecstasy.”</i> Kafka believed that <i>“a book must be the axe for the frozen sea inside us,”</i> and Carl Sagan once wrote that <i>“a book</i> …

Glitch Fashion Is Front and Center At Tokyo Kaihouku's Design Showcase

Running until July 1 at Isetan Shinjuku's Tokyo Kaihouku store, this event highlight's how glitch art is infiltrating textile-making.<p>As digital and analog glitch processes continue to find new ways of infiltrating our techno-culture through art, apps, and even furniture, we should have probably …

Digital Art

These Abstract Street Artworks Look Like Portals to Another Dimension

In an ongoing series of abstract 3-D artworks, German street artist 1010 has an amazing ability to create depth on walls with pieces that look like …

Artists Levitate Tree Using Foil and Spray Paint

Artists Daniel Siering and Mario Shu used foil and spray paint to magically levitate a tree in Potsdam, Germany. The duo, who are co-workers at …

Desert House Architecture

The Desert House was built by American architect Kendrick Bangs Kellogg in the Californian desert, in the National Park Joshua Tree. This house is …

‘In Lyon’, A Time-Lapse Video of the Streets and Sights of the Historic French City

“In Lyon” is a time-lapse video by Parisian photographer Mayeul Akpovi that offers some rich shots of France’s third largest city. The video, which …

Stuntman Ronnie Shalvis Performs Parkour Stunts at ESPN’s New Cutting-Edge ‘SportsCenter’ Studio in Connecticut

Skilled stuntman and athlete Ronnie Shalvis recently performed an amazing array of parkour stunts throughout ESPN‘s new cutting-edge <i>SportsCenter</i> …

A Multitrack A Capella Cover of the ‘Overworld 1’ Song From Nintendo’s ‘Super Mario Bros. 3’

YouTube entertainer Max “Smooth McGroove” Gleason created a multitrack a capella cover of the “Overworld 1” song from Nintendo’s 1988 video game <i>Super</i> …

Mysterious Landscapes of People Exploring the World by Nicolas Bouvier | Colossal

<p>To explore the photography of French art director and concept designer Nicolas Bouvier is to become lost in strange new world, the inhabitants of …

A Documentary Short That Dives Inside the Creative Mind of British Inventor Colin Furze

Filmmaker David Beazley of Beazknees Films has created an interesting documentary short that dives inside the creative mind of British inventor Colin …

Creativity

‘Minimalism’, A Documentary About Making More With Less

<i>Minimalism</i> is an upcoming documentary by New York City filmmaker Matt D’Avella that explores the lives of individuals who are attempting to lead …

An Amusing Parody Video of Every Indian Airline Flight

<i>“I’m obligated to call you a cute baby… but please shut the fuck up.”</i><p>YouTube comedy channel All India Bakchod has created an amusing parody video …

Whodunit: The Party's Over

<i>Neatorama is proud to present a new series of Whodunits from Hy Conrad. The new mysteries are from The Little Giant® Book of Whodunits by Hy Conrad</i> …

Innovation from Stanford Lends CLARITY to Brain Imaging

<b>YouTube Link</b><p>An innovation by scientists at Stanford University is making it possible to see an intact brain in ways never before possible.<p>Stanford …

Science Friday Explores and Explains the Vampire Squid, A Fascinating Deep-Sea Cephalopod

Science Friday explores and explains the vampire squid (<i>Vampyroteuthis infernalis</i>) with help from Bruce Robinson of the Monterey Bay Aquarium …

Cosmology

‘The StoryTeller’, Jim Henson’s Series Featuring Traditional European Folk Tales Acted Out By Puppets and Humans

<i>The StoryTeller</i>, a collaboration between Jim Henson and British station TVS, was a wonderful series that featured traditional European folk tales …

Harvard

Suspensión, A Series of Landscape Embroideries That Spill Out of the Frame by Ana Teresa Barboza

In her “Suspensión” series, artist Ana Teresa Barboza has created a striking series of embroidered landscapes in which the yarn spills out of the …

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