Martin Mayer

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Robotic arm turns man into a cyborg drummer

"I'll bet a lot of metal drummers might be jealous of what I can do now."<p>When Jason Barnes was electrocuted two years ago, he lost the lower half of his right arm, seemingly ending his dreams of being a drummer — but thanks to a new prosthetic he's able to finally achieve that goal. Barnes …

Reelio Raises “Seven-Figure” Seed Funding To Connect Advertisers And Creators On YouTube

Reelio, a startup that describes itself as “the Match.com of brands and creators on YouTube,” is announcing that it has raised a “significant seven-figure” seed round (so, more than $1 million).<p>As the description implies, Reelio’s goal is to help brands find creators YouTube who can post videos …

Creative Project Combines Time-Lapse and Stop-Motion to Capture a US Road Trip

PetaPixel readers should already be familiar with Eric Paré‘s work. Often a combination of multiple photographic disciplines, his videos offer, if …

The Complete Guide to Solid-State Drives

Adding a solid-state drive (SSD) to your computer is simply the best upgrade at your disposal, capable of speeding up your computer in ways you …

How to Train Your Mind to Think Critically and Form Your Own Opinions

"Critical Thinking" may sound like an obnoxious buzzword from liberal arts schools, but it's actually a useful skill. Critical thinking just means …

500px Blog

Classic Movie Sets Now In 3-D

When Hollywood filmmakers created a classic movie set, they employed a number of optical illusions to make it look three-dimensional in the medium of 2-D film. Many of the most iconic movie sets have been, at least in part, depthless, thanks to the widescale use of matte paintings and forced …

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 …

Boulder

Stainless: Hypnotizing Slow-Motion Footage from Trains Pulling into Stations | Colossal

<p>These videos by Adam Magyar are one of those things that are difficult to explain verbally, but as soon as you see it, you realize how completely …

Sebastio Salgado’s Amazing Captures of the World Around Us

In his ongoing series, <i>Genesis</i>, Brazilian photographer Sebastio Salgado takes us on an exciting journey to see the world from new perspectives. His elegant black and white images focus on shadows, lights, textures, shapes, and patterns found in the harmonious and peaceful compositions of a world …

Photography

13 Apps to Inspire Creativity

If you haven’t fallen off the resolutions wagon yet… congrats. If as soon as week one ended, so did your good intentions, we totally hear you. But one resolution that’s always worth keeping is continually trying to bring creativity to your life every day. In our obsession with doing just that, …

These Kids Let Their Dad Color their Drawings. This was the Result

Yesterday reddit user Tatsputin uploaded an album of drawings by his kids that he colored in while on business trips. Every month the father of two …

Fascinating Cave Photography

Caves are fantastic, mysterious places... maybe as mysterious as the depths of the oceans, full weird creatures and breathtaking landscapes. These …

Nature

Young Photographer Explores Her Imagination Through 365 Project

Ontario-based British photographer Gillian Woods, aka GillyFace, explores her own imagination and talents through various personal photography challenges. Having completed a 52 Week Project and a 365 Project, Woods is yet another shining example of a young photographer who vastly improved her …

This Mind-Blowing Illusion Sets A New Standard For Mind-Blowing Illusions

Projection mapping can create incredible illusions within the real world. One video has set a new bar for the techno-art miracle.<p><i>Happy Thanksgiving! To keep you busy while you recover from turkey coma, we’re republishing some of our favorite stories from 2013. Enjoy.–Eds</i><p>“Projection mapping” is the …

The Hand – Handwritten Font Family by La Goupil

Hand Drawn Type Family : The Hand.<p>Do you like natural hand drawn typefaces? <b>The Hand</b> is another outstanding handwritten font family designed in 2013 …

Typography

Friday Fresh Free Fonts - Round Hand, Levi Rebrushed, and Paulistana Deco

Friday fresh free fonts is a series of free fonts posted every Friday, yes I know it's awesome. I will look forward to bring a lot of great fonts …

Beautiful Yet Surreal Paintings by Jeremy Enecio - The Fox Is Black

New York based artist Jeremy Enecio has a masterful way of illustrating the world in a fantastic way. He received his BFA in illustration at the …

Wormworld Saga Digital Graphic Novel by Daniel Lieske

I truly admire people that go after their dreams. Seeing a personal project become reality is quite a feeling, even more when that project is pure …