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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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CT Scans Show 1,000-Year-Old Mummy Hidden Inside Statue

February 24, 2015 in Art, artist, Body Art, Carving

A CT scan has recently revealed that a Buddha statue is actually a tomb, containing the mummified remains of what scholars believe is the body of Buddhist master Liuquan, a monk who lived in the 1100’s. The statue is currently on display at Drents Museum in Assen, Netherlands (exhibit info here). The exhibit marks the first time the ‘Buddha […]

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Stunning Watercolor Cats by Endre Penovac

February 23, 2015 in Animals, Art, artist, watercolor, watercolour

In an ongoing series of watercolor paintings, Serbian artist Endre Penovác captures the mystique of black cats. Born in 1956 in the small Serbian village of Tornjoš, the artist, who now calls Bačka Topola his home has been exhibiting his work since 1981. You can find much more of Penovác’s artwork on his website and Facebook page. And don’t forget, […]

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Beautiful Post-Pregnancy Photo Series Shows How Mothers’ Bodies Look After Giving Birth

February 21, 2015 in Art, artist, People, Photography

As we all know, the majority of images we see these days are photoshopped to within an inch of their lives.  The likes of Beyonce and Kim Kardashian even employ a full time “photoshop expert” to touch up all of their images. It is therefore a welcomed relief to see the work of photographer Jade Beall, who provides […]

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