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Pharrell, Bruno Mars and the Age of Pastiche Pop

Are chart-topping retro-style hits honoring the past or simply retreading it?<p><b>On a recent drive</b>, I flipped on Z100 and had a curious case of déjà vu. …

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Clever Ads Reveal an Unexpected Side to Famous Artworks

This amusing series of ads reveal an unexpected side to famous artworks – one that's totally different when you're wearing glasses. Advertising agency Y&R: Paris created them for the France-based eyewear retailer Keloptic, and they demonstrate how the right pair of spectacles can put a blurred …

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Darth Vader Rides the Bus!: Photographer Inserts Star Wars Characters Into Daily Life

“This is how the world was to me when I was young,” says Toronto-based photographer Thomas Dagg of his series <i>Star Wars</i>, an arresting homage to his …

Yes, GameStop's 10-year-old Super Smash Bros. prodigy was a publicity stunt

The world of competitive Super Smash Bros. went crazy with the news of "Karissa the Destroyer," a 10 year-old kid who showed up at a West Hollywood tournament thrown by GameStop and destroyed all the competition. That competition, it should be noted, included Smash player D’Ron "D1" Maingrette, who …

Striking Collages Replace Guns from Vintage Photos with Life-Size Flowers

A French creative who goes by the name Mister Blick fuses vintage black and white photographs with colorful illustrations of flowers. The monochromatic pictures depict men at war, and we see them among the trenches and fighter jets. But, instead of guns in their hands, Blick has seamlessly replaced …

Walter White/Heisenberg and Other Classic Alter Egos Get Their Own Business Cards

Online printing company MOO.com does some pretty great self-promotions. And its latest one is particularly inspired—a set of business cards for …

London Art Exhibit Made Out of Lego

Movie Stills Juxtaposed Against Their Real-Life Locations

Canadian photographer Christopher Moloney brings the magic of cinema to life with <i>FILMography</i>, an ongoing art project that matches scenes from movies with their real-life, present-day locations. After printing out a black-and-white still from a film, Moloney holds up the print and snaps a photo of …

Artist Fred Tomaselli Gives the Front Page of The New York Times a Makeover

NYC-based artist Fred Tomaselli applies his colorful, playful approach to collage and has a go at the front page of <i>The</i> <i></i><i>New York Times</i>, in the process …

‘Postcards from Pine Bluff’: The Story of a Southern City in Decline

<i>“Things quiet now, cause people are broke, but come the first of the month, thing’ll be jumpin’.”</i><p>“About 45 minutes south of Little Rock, things have …

Nostalgic Photo Series Shows the Evolution of Video Game Controllers

Photographer Javier Laspiur has long been a fan of video games and their respective consoles. And so, to pay tribute to the consoles of his past and …

Tokyo in Black and White: The Street Photography of Tatsuo Suzuki

Japanese photographer Tatsuo Suzuki captures the frenetic atmosphere of Tokyo through richly toned black and white street photography. Suzuki’s use …

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'Final Fantasy' designer creates the wildest take on Batman yet

Tetsuya Nomura's Dark Knight is very, very dark<p>If nothing else, Square Enix artist Tetsuya Nomura has built up a distinctive style over the years — his androgynous, zipper-heavy designs for characters in games like <i>Kingdom Hearts</i> and the <i>Final Fantasy</i> series are recognizable anywhere. But none of …

5 Awesome "Graffitrees": Graffiti with Actual Trees

Afro Taino by Gabriel Abreu in San Cristobal, Dominican Republic<p>Great graffiti happens when the artists don't get stumped. Instead, they go out on a …

These Trippy 3-D Paintings Will Baffle Your Brain and Spark Your Creativity

Here's an idea that could make outdoor advertising not only more attention-grabbing but also more shareable.<p>Given how many awards show judges were …

What Are the Best Looking Beer Cans in America?

Beer cans are booming, which is great if you like your craft brew easily portable, crushable and recyclable. But it's also great if you're a …

Google Shows Off Its Self-Driving Car. Would You Take a Ride in It?

Google has designed a self-driving car. And whatever reservations you might have about such an idea, the company won't be putting the brakes on it …

Lego Versions of Famous Artworks Are So Great, They’re Now Official Ads

When most great spec projects make the rounds among the Internet's creative community, it's assumed the work will never see the light of day. Here's …

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Mini Superleggera Vision is a British Italian Mash-up

Mini was thinking light and fashionable for its latest concept. Set to debut at the annual Concorso d’Eleganza Villa d’Este in Italy is the Mini Superleggera Vision, a two-seater, topless concept that also happens to be eco-friendly.<p>The automaker already has a two-seater coupe and roadster in its …

Prepare for a Summer of Slurpee Selfies Courtesy of 7-Eleven’s Mustache Straws

7-Eleven is now offering its Slurpees with hipsterlicious mustache straws and cups shaped like Mason jars.<p>Be warned: they ain't free. It's a cool 99 …

Big Hero 6 - Trailer 1

“Big Hero 6” is an action packed comedy about robotics prodigy Hiro Hamada, who’s catapulted into the midst of a dangerous plot and must transform …

Aerofex hoverbike could be yours by 2017

Aerofex's hoverbike made a pretty big splash when the Californian company showed off its working prototype all the way back in 2012, but then it went eerily silent. Now, Aerofex has finally revealed a launch date and price: it'll cost $85,000 and ship in 2017, according to its website.<p>"Where you're …

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