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Photos Capture Residents of Shanghai Napping in Public

The sleepers are a testimony to a China where workers wake up early, go to bed late and recuperate with short naps during the day, showing a respect …

Manipulations of Space Create Mesmerizing Optical Illusions

These colorful optical illusions by photographer Georges Rousse are so mesmerizing! In his work, the Paris-based artist transforms deserted buildings into site-specific artwork. He arranges materials and paints that blend with the architecture, and then documents and presents the work through …

Interactive map reveals the most common surnames in the U.S.

Via National Geographic comes this at-a-glance visualization of surnames across America.<p>Unlike this interactive name-map of London, which is COVERED …

Intricately Cut Paper Sculptures Mimic Stained Glass Windows

Virginia-based paper artist Eric Standley meticulously cuts and layers thin sheets of paper to construct sculptural creations that look like stained glass windows. Every square inch of his multilayered creations are carefully carved to perfection, resulting in unbelievably intricate designs. The …

Urban Zoom Photography

Avec sa série intitulée sobrement « Urban Zoom », le photographe allemand Jakob Wagner nous offre de superbes clichés en longue-exposition dans …

More Incredibly Mesmerizing GIFs by RRRRRRRROLL

Japanese art and photography collective RRRRRRRROLL first mesmerized us with their spinning gifs over 10 months ago and they've continued to create one hypnotizing animated image after another. Sharing about one to two images every week, the 5 creatives behind this eye-catching project have been …

Paris Landmarks Viewed with Our Heads in the Clouds

<i>Head in the Clouds</i> is a series by Brooklyn-based photographer Kaitlin Rebesco. In the photographs, Rebesco creates a unique portrait of Paris by focusing on just the very tops of iconic buildings set against blue skies with white puffy clouds. She eliminates many geographic context clues, producing …

Satellite eye on Earth: April 2013 – in pictures

http://www.theguardian.com/environment/gallery/2013/may/09/satellite-eye-on-earth-in-pictures<p>720<p>Deforestation, fires, flooding and melting ice are …

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See Celebrities Reimagined As Renaissance Masterpieces

Worth1000.com is an image manipulation site that holds contests to see who’s got the best on-theme Photoshop skills. These contests occasionally …

Angelina Jolie

Minimalist Posters That Reduce Your Favorite Movies To Basic Shapes

Graphic designer Michal Krasnopolski creates 22 movie posters that are head-scratchingly metaphorical.<p>In the future, when the history of the Internet is taught alongside social studies and algebra in middle school, there will be a brief, marginal mention of minimalist posters and how they, for a …

Graphic Design

Photoshop Chimeras: Fantasy Creatures Created by Splicing Photos

Want to have some fun as you’re learning how to use Photoshop for image editing? Try creating a “Photoshop Chimera.” In Greek mythology, the Chimera …

Toy Story 3: A Holocaust Allegory?

Is Toy Story 3 a Holocaust allegory? The topic has been discussed on movie websites, newspapers and blogs at the time the Disney-Pixar 3D animated film was issued, in 2010. The theory was first proposed by <b>Jordan Hoffman</b> on Ugo.com.<p>Director <b>Lee Unkrich</b> told the New York Post that the allegory was not the filmmakers’ intention. He said a Holocaust survivor came up to him after the screening and asked if this was intended: “I was surprised, but I could see his point”.

Commuter Juxtaposes Newspaper to Unsuspecting Travelers

Traveling to work everyday can be a bore so one commuter took matters into his own hands and created a fun little activity for himself. Instead of simply reading a newspaper amidst a crowd of people on the same mundane route to work as him, the anonymous straphanger decided to juxtapose their …

The World of Mad Men Through a 21st-Century Lens

Mad Men fans will just love this graphic series created by the designers at Shutterstock. Entitled <i>Mod Men: The World of Mad Men Through a 21st-Century Lens</i>, the series features a visual time warp in which the designers took the habits of the 1960s characters and translated them into modern trends. …

Edificio de viviendas prefabricado de acero y hormigón se levantará en tan sólo un mes en Nueva York

Edificio de viviendas prefabricado de acero y hormigón se levantará en tan sólo un mes en Nueva York<p>La construcción fuera del lugar de emplazamiento …

Buildings and Skies Transformed Into Playful Line Drawings

It's always fun to look up in a big city and to observe the towering buildings overhead. While most of us are in awe of the architecture and blue skies, French artist Thomas Lamadieu sees a fresh, blank canvas for his illustrations. In his <i>SkyArt</i>, Lamadieu transforms the shapes of cascading …

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Water Balloon

Cooling Tower

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Phare de la Perdrix [Explored #172]