Julia Kopp

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Transfixing 3D Paper Patterns by Maud Vantours | Colossal

<p>Paris-based designer and artist Maud Vantours uses layer upon layer of cut paper to create hypnotizing patterns and textures that translate into set …

Lucy, A Highly Detailed Portrait of a Dog Made Using Recycled Cardboard

Texas-based artist Ali Golzad created this highly detailed portrait of a do using recycled corrugated cardboard. “Lucy,” a piece commissioned for an …

‘Eye of the Storm’, A Short Film Documenting the Extreme Beauty of an Icelandic Winter

Shot between February and March 2014, ‘Eye of the Storm’ is a short, wordless document of Iceland’s winter landscape. Set to an instrumental …

Snowmelt

Flickr User Imagines What the Back Side Of Album Cover Art Would Look Like In ‘The Dark Side of the Covers’

In addition to this blog, Laughing Squid is also an independent web hosting company that focuses on WordPress hosting. The revenue from our hosting …

Origami Toothpaste Tube Concept

As part of a project to redesign Colgate, design student Nicole Pannuzzo created this clever origami-inspired toothpaste packaging concept that …

Hear Doggy, Ultrasonic Squeak Toys That Only Dogs Can Hear

To eliminate the racket caused by squeaky dog toys, Hear Doggy toys squeak in the ultrasonic range so only dogs can hear them.<p>photo via Hear Doggy

Marutaro The Hedgehog Poses For Pictures With Illustrated Masks Made For Just For Him

Marutaro, an absolutely precious hedgehog, generously poses for pictures with illustrated masks that his human made for him.<p>Marutaro also has his own …

Beautiful Photos of Sunsets Captured on Broken Mirrors

In his 2012 series “Broken Mirror/Evening Sky,” photographer Bing Wright created beautiful faceted images of sunsets by photographing them on broken …

Photography

12 Creative Kitchen Tile Backsplash Ideas

clé’s Container Tiles, designed by John Whitmarsh, are cut from actual shipping containers! Talk about eco-friendly… They’re perfect for adding an …

Level Heading Stretcher

Skiing, trekking, rock climbing and all the similar thrills that the mountains provide also come with the high risk of accidents. The rescue …

A Visual History Of The Bicycle

We’re inching toward spring, so our thoughts naturally turn to all the things we haven’t been able to do for the past few months. Like: biking! Oh man, biking is so great. And so is this little animated history of the bicycle’s design, created by Danish firm Visual Artwork.<p>The bicycle has changed a …

Famous Quotes Illustrated with Minimalist Designs

Using nuggets of wisdom from famous figures like Rumi, Oscar Wilde, and Albert Einstein, Toronto-based web and graphic designer Ryan McArthur turns inspirational quotes into beautiful, minimalist designs that illustrate the quotation's meaning. The striking, mostly monochromatic designs are elegant …

Patatap Playfully Combines Sounds and Visuals - The Fox Is Black

Patatap is a portable animation and sound kit that’s controlled by key commands and touch controls. It combines playful sounds with abstract shapes …

Gorgeous Macro Photographs of Butterfly and Moth Wings by Linden Gledhill | Colossal

<p>A biochemist by training, photographer Linden Gledhill is fascinated by the beauty of infinitesimally small aspects of nature and science, from …

The Jaw-Dropping Photography of Storm Chaser Mike Hollingshead

You might not come out on top if you weigh the pros and cons of storm chasing, but there are definitely pros beyond feeling like a bada** and a deep …

More Revealing Portraits of Kids Around the World and Their Toys

Almost exactly a year ago, we showed you an eye-opening series that featured kids around the world with their most prized possession, their toys. Photographer Gabriele Galimberti has now traveled three years and visited dozens of countries to capture young kids in their homes and neighborhoods …

A Table That Charges Your iPhone

Designer Marjan van Aubel’s Current project, based on photosynthesis, uses a solar-powered table to charge electronics.<p>Think of the new project from London-based designer Marjan van Aubel as a multiplication table. Utilizing a dye-sensitised solar cell, which absorbs light in a fashion similar to …

Clean Energy

Astonishing Images of Sand Grains Magnified Under High Powered Light Microscope

When Dr. Gary Goldman combined his skills as a photographer with his education in science, he came up with these astonishing images of grains of sand …

Microscopes

Digitally Processed Videos That Make the Flight Paths of Birds Visible

Artist Dennis Hlynsky uses a digital process to make the flight paths of birds visible in his mesmerizing video project, “small brains on mass.” The …

Birds

The History and Future of Everything, An Infographic Video About Time

The video “The History and Future of Everything — Time” looks at different time periods, from the history of humanity to the future fate of the …

Artist Embroiders Lionel Richie Lyrics on Discarded Furniture For Her Whimsical ‘#LionelStitchie’ Project

This summer artist Molly Evans embroidered Lionel Richie lyrics on discarded furniture in Milwaukee for her whimsical project …

Pokémon Created Using Colorful Leaves and Other Natural Materials

Jacob Carter has created “Natural Pokémon,” a collection of Pokémon — Pikachu, Charmander, Ivysaur, Psyduck, Diglett, and Exeggutor — made from …

The Fearsome Orchid Mantis Is Camouflaged To Look Like an Orchid Flower

The orchid mantis is a Southeast Asian species of mantis that is camouflaged like an orchid flower—a handy disguise for luring its insect prey as …

Tis The Season, An Animated Short About How Santa and His Friends Spend the Off Season

The short animation “Tis The Season” imagines what Santa, reindeer, and other holiday characters do in the off season. The animation was created by …

Snowflake, A Hilariously Twisted Christmas Animation About a Boy and a Snowflake

The hilarious animation “Snowflake” is a short and (not) sweet Christmas tale about a little boy and a snowflake. It was created by Eoin …

National Geographic 2013 Photography Contest Winners

<i>Photo by Paul Souders</i>, Grand Prize and Nature Winner<p>National Geographic has announced the winners of its 2013 Photo Contest.<p>Professional …

An Intricate Ballet of Trucks and Trailers in a New York City UPS Lot Captured in 24-Hour Time-Lapse

Trucks and trailers perform an intricate ballet in a tightly packed Manhattan UPS lot in this 24-hour time-lapse captured this holiday season by …

New York City

Explaining Film Photography to Modern Kids

BuzzFeed has produced a handy video that explains the ancient art of analog film photography to “modern kids” who have only known the world of …

How Do We Smell? A TED-Ed Animated Lecture

Writer Rose Eveleth explains the science behind our sense of smell in this TED-ED animated lecture. The video was animated by Igor Coric.<p>An adult …

Giant Slug Sculptures Made Out of 40,000 Plastic Bags

Artist Florentijn Hofman used 40,000 plastic bags to build two gigantic slugs in Angers, France for his 2012 outdoor installation “Slow Slugs.” …