Tag: food

Apr 10, 2013

Behind the Scenes of the World’s Largest Cruise Ship

Behind the Scenes of the World’s Largest Cruise Ship

The Allure of the Seas is the largest passenger ship ever constructed and the statistics are simply mind-boggling: – 225,282 GRT (gross register tonnage) – 1,187 feet (362 meters) long – 215 feet (66 meters) wide – 213 feet (65 meters) high from the water line – 30 feet (9.1 meters) draft – 22 knots…

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Apr 4, 2013

Creative Food Art Portraits by Hong Yi

Creative Food Art Portraits by Hong Yi

Hong Yi is an artist/architect from Malaysia known as, ‘the artist who loves to paint, but not with a paintbrush’. She also goes by the nickname ‘Red’ because Hong sounds like the word ‘red’ in Mandarin. Last month, Hong challenged herself to create a new piece of food art for every day of March…

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Feb 18, 2013

What 200 Calories of Various Foods Looks Like

What 200 Calories of Various Foods Looks Like

We all know some foods have a much higher Calorie content than others, but how many of us know what that difference actually looks like? Information website wiseGEEK sought to answer this question way back on January 3, 2007. The result was a fascinating article that compares over 71 foods! The images below are…

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Feb 5, 2013

The iPhone Photography of Brock Davis

The iPhone Photography of Brock Davis

Brock Davis is an award-winning, multidisciplinary artist and creative director with a knack for creating ground-breaking work. Brock has worked in advertising for the past 17 years, most recently as group creative director at Carmichael Lynch. When he isn’t busy making ads he’s busy making other things, like one piece of art every day…

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Jan 31, 2013

Translucent Fruit Paintings by Dennis Wojtkiewicz

Translucent Fruit Paintings by Dennis Wojtkiewicz

In this series we look at the incredible, over-sized oil paintings of fruit by Ohio artist, Dennis Wojtkiewicz [voy-KEV-itch]. While the realism is impressive, it’s Wojtkiewicz’s use of light and translucence that allows each painting to take on a meditative quality. Regarding his work, Wojtkiewicz states: “Each painting is constructed by beginning with a…

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Jan 30, 2013

Cross-Sections of Sandwiches by Jon Chonko

Cross-Sections of Sandwiches by Jon Chonko

New York City graphic designer Jon Chonko has been faithfully scanning his sandwiches since February 20, 2009 (#12 below was the first ever). He posts the results on his addictive tumblr site Scanwiches.com. From the colossal Dagwood to the classic BLT, you’ll find an extensive archive of both homemade and store-bought sandwiches. The successful…

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Dec 28, 2012

Picture of the Day: Fractal Cauliflower

Picture of the Day: Fractal Cauliflower

FRACTAL CAULIFLOWER Photograph by Jon Sullivan Romanesco broccoli, or Roman cauliflower, is an edible flower of the species Brassica oleracea, and a variant form of cauliflower. First documented in Italy, it is light green in colour and approximates a natural fractal. Romanesco broccoli’s inflorescence (the bud) has an approximate self-similar character, with…

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