Category: GALLERIES

Aug 27, 2012

Houses Built on Roof of Shopping Mall in China

Houses Built on Roof of Shopping Mall in China

Spotted atop the Jiutian International Plaza, a shopping mall in Zhuzhao, China, are four villas (still under construction) fully equipped with electricity and water. The images have been circulating online and people have been speculating whether they are legal dwellings and if the properties are for sale. According to China Daily the buildings will…

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Aug 22, 2012

Photoshop Fun with Paul Ryan [15 pics]

Photoshop Fun with Paul Ryan [15 pics]

Photograph by United States Congress Redditor SiliconC noticed yesterday that the official portrait on the Wikipedia page for Paul Ryan (seen above), the Republican nominee for Vice President, is a high quality 2046 x 2557 pixel resolution image. This of course lead SiliconC to have a little fun with the hi-res image. 2100+…

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Aug 18, 2012

Artists Use Giant Coin to Make Big Objects Look Small

Artists Use Giant Coin to Make Big Objects Look Small

Artist duo Skrekkøgle (Theo Tveterås and Lars Marcus Vedeler) created a 20:1 replica of the 50-cent Euro coin to make other thinks look small when photographed next to it. The coin was actually milled, sanded, lacquered and smudged to maintain authenticity. Then they went out finding various objects around the city to miniaturize. To…

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Aug 15, 2012

The Amazing Stage Designs of the Tomorrowland Music Festival

The Amazing Stage Designs of the Tomorrowland Music Festival

Following up from Monday’s Picture of the Day that highlighted the incredible main stage at this year’s Tomorrowland Music Festival in Belgium, I knew I had to find more about the amazing stage designs. Having just wrapped up their eighth edition, the music festival has taken place in the small town of Boom, Belgium…

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Aug 14, 2012

Fantasy Landscapes by Nathan Spotts

Fantasy Landscapes by Nathan Spotts

Artwork and Photography by Nathan Spotts Using a combination of his own photography and some stock imagery for planets, Nathan Spotts has created an incredible series of fantasy landscapes that are just beyond the realm of possibility. In his series on Behance entitled, Unrealistic Scenes, Nathan explains: “I’ve always been captivated by the…

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Aug 13, 2012

15 Ways to Get Past an Awkward Moment

15 Ways to Get Past an Awkward Moment

We’ve all been in awkward situations, our lives are full of them. Nobody’s perfect, but how you handle it can turn an awkward moment into a partial win. Below you will see 15 awkward situations and what these people did to try and turn it around. It might not always work but the best…

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Aug 11, 2012

21 Extreme Close Ups of the Human Eye

21 Extreme Close Ups of the Human Eye

Born in 1976, Suren Manvelyan started to photograph when he was sixteen and became a professional photographer in 2006. His photographic interests span from Macro to Portraits, Creative photo projects, Landscape, and much more. Suren’s photos have been published in numerous magazines and newspapers in Armenia and worldwide. His project, entitled Your beautiful eyes,…

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Aug 8, 2012

The Iconic Casa Batllo by Antoni Gaudi

The Iconic Casa Batllo by Antoni Gaudi

Photograph by Henrique Alex on Flickr The iconic Casa Batlló is a key feature in the architecture of modernist Barcelona. Commissioned by the textile industrialist Josep Batlló, it was built by Antoni Gaudí between 1904 and 1906. In 2002, Casa Batlló was opened to the public as a museum and cultural event space.…

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Aug 6, 2012

Volcano Boarding at Cerro Negro in Nicaragua

Volcano Boarding at Cerro Negro in Nicaragua

Photograph by Oswaldo Rivas (via NBC News) Located just outside of León, Nicaragua is Cerro Negro (Black Mountain), a volcano in the Cordillera de los Maribios mountain range. Cerro Negro first appeared in April of 1850 and is the ‘youngest’ volcano in Central America. It is quite active and has erupted 23 times…

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Aug 4, 2012

The Funny Faces of Table Tennis

The Funny Faces of Table Tennis

Every four years the professional sport of table tennis enters the global psyche under the bright lights of the Summer Olympics. Outside of China (where it’s a national sport and they have won gold and silver in both mens and womens singles this year), table tennis or ‘ping pong’ is tremendously popular as a…

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