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No More Coffins – Organic Burial Pods Will Turn Your Loved Ones Into Trees

March 2, 2015 in Art, artist, Body Art, People

The idea of coming full circle and returning whence we came from is one that appeals to many of us, regardless of our faith (or lack thereof), and this is an idea captured perfectly by this beautiful new burial method developed in Italy. The Capsula Mundi project by designers Anna Citelli and Raoul Bretzel has […]

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The Science of Why This Dress is Different Colors to Different People

February 28, 2015 in Art, Design

The Internet is going crazy debating the colors of this dress, with #thedress, #whiteandgold, #blueandblack, #dressgate and other hashtags trending on twitter world-wide. According to three quarters of the people in one poll (including the author), it is gold and white. On the other hand, a solid minority see it as black and blue. . People have […]

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The Nearly Frozen Slurpee Waves of Nantucket

February 27, 2015 in Art, artist, Nature, Photography

The record-setting winter of 2015 has left a lot of America with all kinds of remarkable images, most of them of snow and ice. But a photographer in Nantucket, Massachusetts, found something most of us have never seen – nearly frozen waves. Jonathan Nimerfroh was walking along a beach on the island recently when he saw […]

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Parents Tattoo Their Legs to Match Their Daughter’s Birthmarks So She Doesn’t Feel Different

February 27, 2015 in Art, artist, Body Art, People, tattoos

Most parents will do absolutely anything for their children, but a couple of caring parents in the UK have taken it one step further by getting huge red tattoos on their right legs to match the birthmark that their 18-month-old daughter Honey-Rae has on her leg. There has been a lot of controversy about parents Tanya and […]

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Banksy is Back and in Gaza, Releases Mini-Documentary

February 26, 2015 in Art, artist, Graffiti, Street art

“A local man came up and said ‘Please – what does this mean?’ I explained I wanted to highlight the destruction in Gaza by posting photos on my website – but on the internet people only look at pictures of kittens.” This is how Banksy’s latest work is presented on his website. The unidentified street artist has […]

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A Beehive that Automatically Extracts Honey without Disturbing Bees

February 26, 2015 in Animals, Art, Design, Food Art

The Flow Hive is a new beehive invention that promises to eliminate the more laborious aspects of collecting honey from a beehive with a novel spigot system that taps into specially designed honeycomb frames. Invented over the last decade by father and son beekeepers Stuart and Cedar Anderson, the system eliminates the traditional process of honey extraction […]

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Gorgeous Photos of Rescue Dogs with Their Tattooed Owners

February 26, 2015 in Animals, Art, artist, Photography

To combat the prejudices felt against both tattooed people and rescue dogs, photographer Brian Batista started a heartwarming project. He would photograph them together. Tattoos and Rescues began back in September 2012 in Birmingham, Alabama and it shows photos of rescue dogs with their loving owners. Pit bulls, with their bad reputation, are the ones often featured […]

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Beautiful Hand-painted Ceramic Plate Installations by Molly Hatch

February 25, 2015 in Art, artist, Ceramics

Massachusetts-based artist Molly Hatch creates immense installations of hand-built ceramic plates painted with a variety of patterns and scenes. Hatch frequently re-contextualizes historic images used centuries ago by old porcelain manufactures as well as paintings and textiles. Her largest artwork to date, Physic Garden, was installed last year at the High Museum of Art in Atlanta, a monumental installation of […]

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Artist Photographs Women From 37 Countries To Show That Beauty is Everywhere

February 25, 2015 in Art, artist, People, Photography

Mihaela Noroc is a photographer from Romania that quit her job and started a new life. Two years ago she took her backpack and camera, and began to travel around the globe, photographing hundreds of natural women surrounded by their culture. Her project is called “The Atlas Of Beauty”, which is about our planet’s diversity shown through the portraits […]

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French Street Artist Injects Humor into the Streets of Paris

February 24, 2015 in Art, artist, Graffiti, Street art

A bronze bull head fountain is suddenly transformed into a minotaur. A decrepit corner of an alley becomes a holding pen for ostriches. If any of these odd happenings sound familiar to you, you’re probably living in Paris and have just witnessed the work of French artist Charles Leval. Going by the name Levalet, the artist […]

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