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Adorable Paper Adventures by Kouichi Chiba

New Cloned Video GIFs from Erdal Inci | Colossal

<p>Last year I featured a number of amazing gifs from Istanbul-based artist Erdal Inci (previously) who clones sections of video to create hypnotic …

Creative iPhone Photos of One Tree for a Whole Year

After 20 years of passing by the same tree in southwest Wisconsin, freelance photographer Mark Hirsch finally decided to take a shot of the mighty bur oak, embarking on what would become a year-long photo journal of that single, stranded tree. In an interview with NPR, Hirsch admits, “I shoot …

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Funny Posters Feature Objects with Surprising Personality

These playful graphic prints by graphic designer, filmmaker and artist Safwat Saleem are quite entertaining. <i>Coupled</i> is a series that features relationships between two inanimate objects or cartoons that are interacting with each other in very unexpected ways. The two-color designs incorporate …

These inside-out horses are both creepy and cool

Horses Inside Out is an organization that educates horse enthusiasts about the anatomy and biomechanics of horses — by painting the innards of the …

Here & There: Horizonless Projections of Manhattan | Colossal

<p>Here & There are a fascinating set of prints from London-based design firm BERG that depict speculative projections of Manhattan by completely …

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Things Come Apart, 50 Disassembled Objects in 21,959 Individual Parts by Todd McLellan | Colossal

<p>I’ll never forget the excitement I felt the first time I disassembled a telephone. I was eight years old, on our back porch with just an old …

6 Reasons to Upgrade to RebelMouse from WordPress

The huge gap between current CMS offerings and what the world needed occurred to me during my time as CTO of The Huffington Post. When we were …

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Mikhail Bulgakov’s The Master and Margarita, Animated in Two Minutes

You probably know Mikhail Bulgakov through one of two works: <i>Heart of a Dog</i>, his short novel about the forced transformation of a dog into a human …

These videos of fly larvae cannibalism may squick you

Scientists have always known that fruit fly larvae feast on rotting fruits and vegetable matter. But young maggots apparently also have a taste for …

The Evolution of the Country Mouse and the City Mouse

Cities may not seem like hotbeds of evolution. Tropical rain forests, maybe. The Galapagos Islands, certainly. But Central Park?<p>Yes, even Central Park. Wherever there is life, there is evolution. Organisms reproduce, passing down their genes to their offspring. Some variants of those genes may …

Why We'll Never Meet Aliens

If you combine all our current knowledge of statistics and astronomy, it's nearly comical to believe we're the only intelligent life in the universe. …

Why Your Supermarket Sells Only 5 Kinds of Apples

Looking for news you can trust?<br>Subscribe to our free newsletters.<p>Every fall at Maine’s Common Ground Country Fair, the Lollapalooza of sustainable …

Intriguing Old Paintings on Worn Doors

Starting April 26 and running till May 25 is a fascinating new show, by painter Pete Hawkins, that gives us a glimpse of what's behind closed doors. At The Outsiders Gallery in London, you'll find these stunning scenes that have all been painted on old, worn out doors discovered in the British …

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How the Fate of a Spanish Cold Cut Explains Global Finance

0<p>SHARES<p>Dry-cured ham is one of the lesser known pillars of Spanish identity. Every year the average Spaniard eats 11 pounds of the stuff, and there …

Physicist Proposes New Way To Think About Intelligence

(ISNS) -- A single equation grounded in basic physics principles could describe intelligence and stimulate new insights in fields as diverse as …

Incredibly Realistic 3D Papercraft Birds

Are these not some of the most realistic-looking birds you've ever laid eyes on? Netherlands-based artist Johan Scherft has mastered the art of papercraft. At the young age of 14, he discovered the art form by accident when he started making paper bird models which were hand-colored using only …

Surreal Collages Redefine Ordinary Objects in a Funny Way

Photographer, graphic designer, and digital artist Denis Dubois uses his multi-faceted skills to produce a variety of satirical illustrations. The intriguing images are filled with humorous undertones that often surreally redefine the purpose of ordinary objects. Syringes and crutches, typically …

Innovative animated gifs

At first thought, animated GIFs might conjure up images of dancing “under construction” signs and cheesy banner ads circa the year 2000. Luckily, the …

Legendary Programmer Why The Lucky Stiff's Strange, Fascinating Novel

Ruby programmer Why The Lucky Stiff (or _why for short) vanished in 2009, deleting his whole online identity. But the other day, his website (reborn …

Photographer Takes a Boy with Muscular Dystrophy on an Imaginary Adventure | Colossal

<p>Slovenia-based photographer Matej Peljhan recently teamed up with a 12-year-named Luka who suffers from muscular dystrophy, to create a wildly …

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Three Virginia teens face child porn charges in “sexting” trial

Case involves three teens who allegedly non-consensually filmed sex acts.<p>On Thursday, three northern Virginia teen boys will head to trial to face …