If you have read List25′s article on the 25 most dangerous animals in the world, then you are probably aware of the fact that some animals are just not as cuddly as they seem. This time around, however, we’re going to really take a walk on the wild side as we are introduced to some of the most unique life forms on this planet. These are the 25 weirdest animals on Earth. [Read more...]
Did you know that during the Truman administration the White House it had a full gutting and renovation? The iconic building had been home to every US president since John Adams took residence in 1800, but after years of neglect during the Great Depression and World War II, the building had fallen into a very sad state. [Read more...]
Cars were so cool back in the 70′s that they had Levi’s jeans for interiors. In 1973 AMC made a Gremlin with the tough blue interior, which included orange stiching, brass rivets and the red levi logo. [Read more...]
Located in the verdant mountains at the north-west end of the country, Chefchaouen, Morocco boasts intimate, wandering streets painted in multiple shades of bright blue. Russian photographer Maxim Kiryushin recently took a trip to the uniquely picturesque town, capturing daily life in the streets and on the goat covered slopes surrounding. As if to match it’s sky blue theme, clouds sometimes ring the city, giving it the appearance of floating. The town is so beautiful it now finds itself a fairly popular tourist destination… and no wonder, Kiryushin mentions that the hotel pictured at the bottom of this page cost only $5 (150 rubles) a night! See more of his excellent travel photography on Livejournal.
This superb collection of vintage photographs from China capture a spectacular land of diversity filled with wealthy merchants, beggars in poverty and fantastic architecture before tourists. Taken between 1870 and 1946, each image was restored to it’s original condition by Ralph Repo on flickr.
Who knew that pollen, that perpetrator of the allergy season, could be so beautiful when looked at close up. Some of these recolored scanning microscope images look like tiny hedgehogs, others alike pieces of delicious fruit and still others could be pieces of coral. Next time you sneeze, remember something beautiful did it…
Our thoughts and prayers go out to all of Japan and those that have and will suffer from this horrible event.
Rainbow vomiting pandas? The sky taken over by flying sharks? This is the colorful and trippy world of Derek Chatwood. He has a talent for making bold illustrations that hold both humor and often an undercurrent of poniency that only adds to the full stories they tell. He produces his works with pencil and ink, drawing the outline freehand, then ‘paints’ the images using Photoshop. When he’s not at his day job as a video game designer and illustrator he says “whatever collects in the mental filter over the week of media saturation, I spend my weekend trying to squeeze back out onto paper.” It would seem his weeks are saturated with pure Technicolor brilliance. [Read more...]
Hans Hemmert is fascinated by air and latex balloons in a bright canary yellow. But these aren’t just your average latex inflatables, some fill entire rooms while others surround Hemmert himself. Posing as a giant elongated egg, he performs dances or interacts with the objects outside his elastic bubble. His work here is just a small sample of the expansive portfolio displayed at ingesidee.de.