Blind Mother Can “See” Her Baby’s Ultrasound Thanks to 3D Printing Technology

Seeing an ultrasound of her unborn baby for the first time is a milestone that an expectant mother will never forget. A little preview of the bundle of joy that she will soon get to hold in her arms. But for a blind mother, the ultrasound only tells her that her baby is healthy and then she has to wait until birth to know what her baby looks like. But this lucky mother got an unexpected surprise. A doctor used a 3D printer to create a life sized image of her baby’s face so that she could feel what it looks like. The joy on her face as she touches her baby’s “face” for the first time is absoloutely heartwarming.

Artist Decorates Her Face to Look Like De-faced Subway Ads

Any city dweller knows that Subway ads are a magnet for Sharpie graffiti. Sometimes the defaced ads are more fun to look at then the originals. If ads are supposed to be our standard of beauty, then Lydia Cambron is nailing it! The Brooklyn-based designer defaces her own face with cosmetics to replicate some of her favorite subway ad destructions. She calls the ongoing project “Makeup Transit Authority.”

Majestic Mountain Chairs Bring Nature Into Your Living Room

People love adorning their walls with natural landscapes to bring the rugged outdoors into their homes, but a picture is only worth a thousand words. The legendary architect and designer Gaetano Pesce brings nature into your living room without the confines of a frame. He has designed a line of furniture with innovative shapes and fabric design. You’ll feel like you’re sinking in to the coziest mountain. His prints feature mountains, trees, lakes, and waterfalls, which look majestic when juxtaposed against one another.

All You Need Is a Smart Phone to Control This Paper Airplane

Paper airplanes are fun to make, but their quick flight and nose dive to the ground is not the most entertaining thing to watch. Now you can have a crash proof paper airplane and keep it afloat via Bluetooth technology and an app on your smartphone! You can control the airplane in a range up to 180 feet for up to 10 minutes! Tilting and moving your tablet back and forth and left and right you can steer the airplane and make it ascend and descend through the sky.

Got Snails? Turn Them Into Artists With This Clever Plan

Remember when Jackson Pollock became totally famous for splashing paint on a canvas? Well these paintings have that kind of flavor with no brushes required. Filthy Wizardy blogger Lindsey has developed a unique spring craft that will have your home looking like a Jackson Pollock gallery and your kids excited about art and nature, while teaching them mindfulness and patience.

Comic Book Artist Creates A Tattoo That Comes to Life With An Interactive App

We’ve seen some pretty rad 3d tattoos, but this one adds a whole new dimension. Created by Australian comic book artist Sutu, the tattoo features an augmented reality that can be revealed with the help of an app powered by Boomcore technology. The tattoo looks like a regular comic book character, but through the lens of the app it comes alive! Swirls of color radiate from the object in the little guy’s hand. The future of body art just got really exciting.

Blockheads, Bubbleheads, & Other Deformations: Lee Griggs Turns Faces Into Art

Although we have a huge variety of facial features in this diverse world of plenty, it’s likely you’ve never seen any like these! Digital artist Lee Griggs uses the 3D software Arnold to create facial deformities that are out of this world. In his latest series Deformations, Griggs takes normal faces and shades and lights them in creative ways that he’s not even sure about until he arrives at a finished product. He loves experimenting with the tool and has created some of the most bizarre looking faces you’ll never see in real life.

This Steam Punk Motorcycle Actually Operates On Steam Power

In the Netherlands, a custom motorcycle shop has designed a ride that would make any steam punk fan’s heart skip a beat. This motorcycle by Revatu Customs, specifically René van Tuil, not only looks “steam punk” but it also runs on steam power! The bike features a functioning steam engine with a rear wheel driven by a large crankshift. The motorcycle was given the name Black Pearl, after Jack Sparrow’s pirate ship. Although she is quite beautiful, her top speeds only reach about 5mph.

Haitian Artists Help Photographer Create A Photographic Tarot Deck

In this beautiful, collaborative project, photographer Alice Smeets teams up with Haitian artist group Atis Rezistans to bring the tarot deck to life. The project, which they call The Ghetto Tarot involves re-creating the scenes of the Rider Waite Tarot deck in the slums of Haiti. Using trash and found items, the artists pose as a character in the tarot and Smeets captures the image against the vibrant backdrops of the region.

Super Cute Superheroes With Not So Super Part Time Jobs

In today’s economy, even superheroes need part-time jobs on the side to survive. It seems that saving the world doesn’t bring home the bacon anymore and illustrator Chow Hon Lam adorably designs these mega stars in the daily grind. Darth Vader uses his light saber to trim the hedges as a landscape laborer, Cat woman catches mice as an exterminator, while Spiderman uses his webs to make tennis rackets. See what the other superheroes are up to on the part-time job front below.