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Streetart Flash – Eduardo Kobra @ Chicago, USA

Street Art

Vans Takes Vincent Van Gogh’s Art Off the Wall and Onto Your Sneakers

Vincent Van Gogh’s art is going <i>Off the Wall</i> and onto your feet.<p>Vans and the Van Gogh Museum have collaborated on a collection inspired by some of the …

Vincent Van Gogh

David Bowie demo rejected by record company up for sale

David Bowie’s first known studio recording, which was rejected by a record company and found in a bread basket, will be sold at auction.<p>The 1963 demo …

David Bowie

Check Out The Snarkiest Cartoons On Trump's Summit With Putin

Comrade!<p>There are times when no one tells it better than a political cartoonist — especially when inspired by pratfalls like Donald Trump’s summit with Russian President Vladimir Putin in Helsinki on Monday.<p>From Amsterdam to New Zealand, Columbus to Charlotte, these cartoons skewer with painful …

Donald Trump

Lego Recreated James Bond's Aston Martin DB5 Complete With Ejector Seat and Hidden Machine Guns

No one watches James Bond movies for Bond, or the over-the-top diabolical plans of the film’s villains. We’re there for the gadgets, which Lego’s …

The Mesmerizing Art of Cinemagraphs and How to Make Your Own

Artists have existed since the beginning of humankind. From cave drawings and ancient mosaics to traditional handiwork and contemporary crafts, people have continually developed new methods of creatively expressing themselves. With each passing century, though, it becomes more and more difficult to …

Art

How Many Robots Can You Spot in This Awesome Poster?

Remember that episode of <i>Futurama</i>, “Crimes of the Hot,” where all the robots in New New York are sent to an island to party until they die? That’s …

TV shows

Michael Kors looked to the streets for inspiration with his new graffiti collection

FASHION NEWS<p><b>Inspired by New York street art from the 1980’s, Michael Kors has revealed a new capsule collection covered in graffiti. The eight pieces</b> …

Michael Kors

This Is The Right Way To Talk To Your Dog

If you're talking to your favorite furry friend in a "baby voice"... you're not alone – it's our natural inclination to address both pets and babies …

Stars, limos, clubs … Andy Warhol’s life exposed in unseen images

Tens of thousands of unpublished pictures taken by Andy Warhol of celebrity friends such as Liza Minnelli, Bianca Jagger and Debbie Harry are to be made public for the first time in what is described as an unparalleled collection of his photography.<p>More than 130,000 individual frames have been made …

100 Best Debut Albums of All Time

50<p>‘Los Angeles’<p>X<br>Slash, 1980<p>Produced by Ray Manzarek of the Doors, this is the first great West Coast punk album. Searing songs fly off like sparks, …

20 Gonzo Facts About The Muppet Show

The namesake series starring Kermit the Frog and Miss Piggy, created by Jim Henson, debuted on American TV screens over 40 years ago. And the zany …

Famous Artists Get Their Own Action Figures

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20+ of the Most Powerful Protest Signs From the ‘Families Belong Together’ Rallies

On Saturday, June 30, 2018, tens of thousands of people from across the US gathered to march in protest of the Trump administration’s immigration policies. Called the “Families Belong Together” march, it centered around the “zero tolerance” policy that has forced more than 2,000 immigrant children …

Los Angeles

The Original Jaws Poster Is Getting the Limited Edition Version It Rightfully Deserves

There are some great, <i>great</i> posters out there for Steven Spielberg’s <i>Jaws.</i> But really, nothing can touch the original. Roger Kastel’s iconic, …

An artist uses Photoshop to create surreal optical illusions that will completely blow your mind

Optical illusions are taking the world by storm these days, but Justin Peters' artwork is truly something special.<p>According to his website, Peters, a 22-year-old digital surrealist artist, merges reality with imagination using Photoshop. The resulting works of art turn our mundane world into a …

Digital Art

7 Signs You're In A Relationship With The Wrong Person, According To Therapists

The old adage is that when it comes to love, you’ll just “know" when you find the right one. While that sounds really comforting and certain, in …

Self-Reflection

Stephen Colbert and Jimmy Fallon Join Forces to Troll Trump

The pair was joined by another late-night fixture who urged them to ‘please be civil.’<p>It seems as though Jimmy Fallon is not ready to move past his …

Super Heroes in Legos: Pictures

Lego

10 Ways to Experience the World Through A Glass Bubble

Travel<p>Experiences for the times when—for comfort, safety, or practicality—you opt to see the natural world behind a bubble of glass.<p>Nature is usually best observed unfiltered, with nothing between you and the trees, bees, and breeze. But sometimes—for comfort, safety, or practicality—it’s better to …

San Francisco

A Disgruntled Federal Employee’s 1980s Desk Calendar

On any given day, the rare-book trade can cough up anything from an illuminated medieval manuscript to the pages of an unfinished novel. This week, an unusual offering caught my eye: an illuminated manuscript that was not medieval at all.<p>During the eighties, a nameless Cold Warrior grew frustrated …

U.S. Dept. of Defense

Vintage Matchbox-Style Artworks of Cats Making Questionable Decisions

“Strike Your Fancy” is a series of cheeky matchboxes depicting cats making questionable decisions. The 3-color block prints were created by Arna …

Streetart Flash – Tec @ Cordoba, Argentina

50,000 Free Resources From the Met Museum’s Library Are Now Available to Download

The Metropolitan Museum of Art has increased its digital presence over the last few years. With accessibility in mind, the world-famous institution has made public domain images, photographs of its permanent collection, and even free full-text art books available to the public. Now, it even offers …

Museums

All of the Profits From This Liquid Lipstick Help Reunite Migrant Families

100 percent of the proceeds go to charities that rejoin families at the border.<p>In the wake of Trump's zero tolerance policy against migrant families, the U.S. government reported Friday that nearly 2,000 migrant children<i>—</i>who are reportedly being held in cages at government facilities<i>—</i>were separated …

Artist Pays Tribute to Anthony Bourdain With New Santa Monica Mural

One of LA’s most prolific artists paid a stunning tribute to Anthony Bourdain on June 15. The 13-foot-tall mural is painted on the side of Santa Monica’s new <b>Gramercy</b> bar. <b>Jonas Never</b> revealed the mural last Friday, which is visible from both Wilshire and 25th Street. The famous and beloved chef died …

The Isolated Vocal Tracks of the Talking Heads’ “Once In A Lifetime” Turn David Byrne into a Wild-Eyed Holy Preacher

<i>Same as it ever was</i><p><i>Same as it ever was</i><p><i>Same as it ever was</i><p>…until you isolate the vocal tracks, above.<p>Talking Heads’ Afrobeat-inflected "Once In A …

Paisley Park, Prince’s Lonely Palace

Six months after Prince’s death, his estate opened to the public. But without its owner it feels like a husk.<p>In 1984, Prince recorded a song called “Paisley Park,” for his seventh record, “Around the World in a Day.” Its lyrics imagine a kind of utopia:<p>There is a park that is known<br>For the face it …

Learn How to Get a Student Loan, What Options Are and Where to Start

.Paying for education is never easy. Some families and employers cover the costs, but not everybody is so fortunate. If you need to come up with more …