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The Door to Hell

Located in Turkmenistan, near the village of Derweze, this natural gas field called from Door to Hell by local has never stopped issuing flames since …

The Infinite Beauty of Classic Japanese Architecture

Developed by photographer Yasuhiro Ishimoto, this amazing series of black and white photographs naturally blends centuries-old architecture with contemporary abstract art. In the project, Ishimoto approaches the Katsura Imperial Villa with a rare perspective that explores not only the completed …

Architecture

Mesmerizing Translucent Waves from 19th Century Paintings

The late 19th century Armenian-Russian painter Ivan Konstantinovich Aivazovsky created some truly spectacular paintings of seascapes that capture the beautiful, shimmering essence of the tumultuous waters. The marine artist gained recognition for his impeccable ability to recreate the expressive …

Art

Sergey Larenkov's Ghosts of World War II

Former sea pilot-turned-photographer Sergey Larenkov uses his photo manipulation skills to create a collection of intriguing images that merge the past and present. The 41-year-old Russian photographer initially began the project as a hobby, taking an interest in the idea of occupying a space that …

World War II

Heartbreaking Photos of Animals Stuck in Zoos

While zoos are a great place to see a large number of animals all in one place, there's a dark side to these family attractions that doesn't often get discussed. On Debate.org, the question, “Should we keep animals in zoos?” splits poll takers down the middle with 42% saying yes, saying its …

Endangered Species

18-Year-Old's Amazingly Captivating Storytelling Photos

Norway-based photographer Xin Li creates images with an emotional depth to them. Whether she shoots a straightforward portrait of a young woman or a close-up shot of an object, the photographer evokes a sense of serenity and somberness while adding an element of intrigue. There is a story being …

Photography

Festival of Dazzling Fireworks Explode Around Spectators

For anyone who loves fireworks, the National Pyrotechnic Festival is a dream come true. Every year, the nine day festival is hosted by the city of Tultepec, Mexico. Along with the rides, food, and music, the event features amazing fireworks displays. Recently, New York-based photographer Thomas …

Fireworks

Dog Owners Transform Their Pets Into Outrageous Characters

Animal photographer Ren Netherland travels across America to different grooming competitions and captures some of the wildest dog transformations for his <i>Extreme Pets</i> collection. His series reveals the wild lengths that dog owners go to at these competitive events. From putting on costumes and props …

Costumes

Gold Dinosaur Skeletons Adorn Louis Vuitton Display

The many store window displays in New York City often serve as both an incredible art exhibit as well as product advertisement. In this display by Louis Vuitton, fashionistas and history buffs alike will enjoy the trendy spectacle of gold dinosaur bones paired with the iconic new Pre-Fall/Winter …

Louis Vuitton

A New Shazam Tool Tells Advertisers When Ads Are Most Effective

Shazam introduced a new audience engagement tool today designed to help TV advertisers measure how well their ad campaigns perform based on factors such as the type of show, channel, and day of the week. Beginning today, advertisers who are customers of both Shazam for TV and Nielsen TV Ratings can …

Customers

Haunting Blend of Major Historical Events with the Present

History buffs will just love this visual blend of past and present by self-taught American photographer Seth Taras. It's easy to forget that, where we now stand, many have stood before us. This project, entitled <i>Know Where You Stand</i>, was created as a reminder of major historical events, including …

Photo Manipulation

Hilarious Couple Creates Matching Engagement Photos

San Francisco-based couple Casey Grim and Adam McLaughlin, aka acoupleofn3rds, recently got engaged and decided to create a series of engagement photos commemorating their love in a hilariously creative way. With the help of their photographer friend Red Scott, the couple chose to stage a photo …

Fashion (India)

Morphed Animals Created Weird New Species in Funny Mashup Series

What if different species could mate? Redditor gyyp imagines just what that would look like and shares his Photoshopped creations for the world to look on in disbelief and wonder. The photo manipulator's <i>Weird Animals</i> collection pairs ducks with elephants, pugs with gorillas, guinea pigs with …

Mashups

Fashion Zoo Animals

Barcelona-based graphic artist Yago Partal offers photo manipulations featuring various animals in different outfits, dress from the most stylish …

Forgotten Places

Sven Fennema is a German photographer passionate about abandoned places that capture to get great images. Creations “Forgotten Places” where nature …

Vincent van Gogh

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What Moleskine’s Market Position Really Looks Like

The editors managing the Visualizing Data Insight Center have asked us to submit visualizations that we find compelling or effective. Mine won’t win any design awards, but I was so struck by it that I passed it along.<p>A <i>Quartz</i> article on the IPO of hipster journal company Moleskine included this …