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27 of the Best Chrome Extensions You Should Check out Today

We love the Web. Seriously, we do. But sometimes, achieving what you want is a little harder and takes a little longer than you’d really want. It’s for that reason that we’ve put together a list of 27 of the best Chrome extensions you can find around.<p>We’ve broken them down into groups of a few per …

New Hand-painted and Animated ‘GIF-iti’ by INSA | Colossal

<p>Fine artist and designer INSA (previously) continues creating his signature animated “GIF-iti” pieces in locations around the world. Each mural is …

Conceptual Black Sculptures

Paolo Grassino is an Italian artist, born in Turin, who makes beautiful sculptures for art exhibitions in museums or in nature or city. All in black …

Sixteen-Year-Old Artist Wins National Art Competition with Masterful Hyper-Realistic Pencil Portrait | Colossal

<p>For the past four years, 16-year-old artist Shania McDonagh has participated in the Texaco Children’s Art Competition, an art contest for children …

New Bird & Butterfly Flip Book Machines by Juan Fontanive | Colossal

<p>Artist Juan Fontanive (previously) constructs perpetually looping flip book machines that depict flying birds lifted from audubon guides and …

Modern Art

Incredibly Creative Stop-Motion Film Made with Only Rubber Bands & Thumbtacks

It’s been a while since we’ve shared a stop-motion film, but ‘A Girl Named Elastika’ by French filmmaker Guillaume Blanchet was a no-brainer. At once …

8 Million Flower Petals Shower a Costa Rican Village in a Cascade of Color

See what happens to one tiny tropical village in Costa Rica when showered with 8 million flower petals for Sony’s new 4K TV campaign. Shot over a …

Symmetric Light Painting in Tokyo

Japanese photographer Sinichi Higashi (also known as Sinkdd) did the series “Graffiti of Speed / Mirror Symmetry” in which he captures the city of …

The Mesmerizing Gifs of Graphonaute | Colossal

<p>Science student Hugo Germain (aka. Graphonaute) is just 18 years old, but crates animations and visual effects that seem well beyond his years. …

8 hours of airliners departing from Los Angeles in one single photo

Los Angeles architectural photographer Mike Kelley posted this awesome image of almost all the departures and some of the arrivals at LAX during a …

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Paint Showers: A Thunderstorm of Stop Motion Paint by Miguel Jiron | Colossal

<p>Paint Showers is beautiful animated short directed and animated by LA-based Miguel Jiron. Filmed back in 2011, the piece was made by photographing …

33 Scientific Reasons To Smoke More Weed

You know you (mari)wanna.

Hyperrealistic Eyes Drawn with Colored Pencils | Colossal

<p>Texas-based graffiti artist Redosking draws fantastically detailed eyes using colored pencils. It seems like eyes are a common muse for illustrators …

Where Art Meets Gif: The Hypnotic Animated Gifs of David Szakaly | Colossal

<p>Since 2008 Hungarian/German graphic designer David Szakaly has been churning out some of the most dizzying, hypnotic and wholly original gifs on the …

Cut Paper Illustrations from Zim & Zou | Colossal

<p>It’s been over two years since we last featured the work of French duo Lucie Thomas and Thibault Zimmermann of Zim&Zou (previously here and here). …

15 Famous Landmarks Zoomed Out To Show Their Surroundings

This collection of photographs of majestic landmarks around the world do a great job of just how important framing, perspective and lighting are to a …

Cotton Candy

28 Days of Fame: The Strange, True Story of 'Flappy Bird'

In just a few weeks, the mobile app <i>Flappy Bird</i> became a global phenomenon. It was a simple game, but frustrating and endless. Sharing many …

Nike Air Superiority

For the classical Nike Air Max 90, English studio ManvsMachine has realized this video in which the sneaker gravitates and dances in front of our …

Colorado Recreational Marijuana Sales Exceed $5 Million In First Week

Colorado marijuana dispensaries made huge sales in the first week of legal recreational marijuana.<p>Owners of the 37 new dispensaries around the state reported first week retail sales to The Huffington Post that, when added together, were roughly $5 million.<p>That's a lot of green for Colorado's legal …

Meet the 40 new artists we're excited for in 2014 http://nmem.ag/snN1P

71 Most Anticipated Movies of 2014: ‘The Hunger Games,’ ‘Gone Girl,’ And More

We waded through more than 600 films to bring you the best of 2014. From Wes Anderson and Paul Thomas Anderson movies to blockbuster sequels, here's …

Watch the intricate dance of objects levitated by sound

Just as loud noises can make small objects jitter on a table, powerful acoustic vibrations can lift things like toothpicks or water droplets into mid-air. Rather than just letting them levitate, though, researchers from the University of Tokyo and Nagoya Institute of Technology set tiny particles …

Spray Can Project

An excellent project by graphic designer Antonia Brasko with his company Norwood, which brings together the various brands in the world of luxury and …

Hand Drawn Rotoscoping Gifs and Other Animation Experiments by Matthias Brown | Colossal

<p>I recently stumbled onto the Tumblr of animator Matthias Brown who shares his numerous experiments with rotoscoping and other animation techniques …

The 15 Highest-Grossing Movies Of 2013

We've compiled the highest-grossing movies of the year worldwide,* which made a combined $9.7 billion at theaters.<p>Disney comes out on top with a whopping five films among the year's biggest money makers.<p>We know "Iron Man" tops the list. Let's see who else joins Robert Downey Jr.'s Marvel man.<p>*Since …

Film Industry

The 17 Most Harrowing Feature Stories Of 2013

The tough truth is: Sometimes the most important stories published in a given year are some of the hardest to read. This, our first of four end-of-year roundups, includes the best stories on murders, rapes, conspiracies, and other atrocities.<p>- The 15 Most Memorable Profiles Of 2013<p>- Our 24 Favorite …

A Grid of Audio Speakers That Shoots Fleeting Patterns of Fog by Daniel Schulze | Colossal

<p>For Those Who See is a 2010 installation by Berlin-based artist Daniel Schulze that relies on a 7×7 grid of audio speakers to generate rings of fog …