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Artist Carves Brazil’s Lush Landscape into Found Book

Artist Carves Brazil’s Lush Landscape into Found Books After two trips to brazil’s serra do corvo branco region, artist guy laramée — inspired by the dramatic topography of the site — has realized a series of nine carved book sculptures that meticulously illustrate the lush natural landscape. ‘onde eles moram (where they live)’ continues laramée’s work with sculpted paper, expanding on the theme to include delicate paintings of wildlife found in the area — beginning with the native urubu-rei (king of the vultures) bird, from which the mountain range is named.

Incredible Light Pillars in the Sky

Incredible Light Pillars in the Sky soniaafonsostudioOslo sky yesterday!
"Light pillars, are shafts of light extending from the sun or other bright light source. They're caused by ice crystals drifting in Earth's air"

Amazing Photo of NYC Winter Storm by Michele Palazzo

Amazing Photo of NYC Winter Storm by Michele Palazzo In the midst of Winter Storm Jonas on Saturday morning, photographer Michele Palazzo braved the blustery weather in hopes that he'd capture a one-of-a-kind shot. Fortunately, he came across New York City's Flatiron Building and that's when something magical happened.

Adorable Cross-Eyed Kitten's Face Naturally Looks Worried All the Time

Adorable Cross-Eyed Kitten's Face Naturally Looks Worried All the Time When San Diego Humane Society employee Courtney first laid eyes on a 4-week-old kitten named Bum, she instantly fell in love with his eyes. Due to a condition that makes him perpetually cross-eyed, Bum appears to have a worried expression forever pasted on his face. Even so, the adorable cat actually has the opposite personality type.

Brooklyn Builds Winter Storm Jonas Igloo lists it on Airbnb for $200 a Night

Brooklyn Builds Winter Storm Jonas Igloo lists it on Airbnb for $200 a Night While most New Yorkers were watching Winter Storm Jonas from indoors, Brooklyn art director Patrick Horton and his roommates decided to embark on a creative business venture.

Artist Combines Human + Animal Features into a Single Self-Portrait

Artist Combines Human + Animal Features into a Single Self-Portrait
Forming a likeness between the animal kingdom and the human form, hungarian artist flora borsi has formed the series ‘animeyed’, which creates curious hybrid beings from two different species. the collection of self-portraits sees borsi situated side-by-side six separate creatures: a cat, dove, blowfish, goldfish, snake and hare. for each composition, borsi matches her hairstyle, makeup, and eye color to match the characteristics of each animal, dying her hair orange to mimic the hue of a goldfish and painting her face snow white to match the texture of a dove.

America Mall Now Hosts 48 charming Low-Cost Micro Apartments

America Mall Now Hosts 48 charming Low-Cost Micro Apartments With online retailers making shopping an efficient, no-fuss experience, it's no secret that brick-and-mortar malls aren't as popular as they used to be. Yet, what's to be done about the shopping malls that are no longer populated by crowds of shoppers? What can we do with structures like Arcade Providence, America's oldest shopping mall and a National Historic Landmark? To solve such a dilemma, Northeast Collaborative Architects decided to stage a $7 million revival by transforming the Providence, Rhode Island space into mixed-use housing with 17 shops on the ground floor and 48 low-cost micro-apartments on the top two levels.

Gorgeous White Cat With Two Different Color Eyes

Gorgeous White Cat With Two Different Color Eyes  This cat has a fabulous pair of eyeballs, but there is a perfectly normal explanation for its magical looking peepers. The technical name for the condition is sectoral heterochromia, a genetic mutation that causes one iris to contain two completely different colours. This is a subtype of Heterochromia Iridis, which basically can be translated from Greek into "different coloured irises."

''You Are Dog Now'' Matches People with Their Doppelgänger Dogs

''You Are Dog Now'' Matches People with Their Doppelgänger Dogs Have you ever wondered what your doggie doppelgänger would look like? Well, wonder no more: there is now a Twitter account that will tell you. The hilarious @YouAreDogNow takes photo submissions of selfies (or squads) and pairs them with an image of their perfect counterparts.

Incredible Museum Under the Water at Cape Tarkhanku

Incredible Museum Under the Water at Cape Tarkhankut
About a hundred meters off the coast at Cape Tarhankut, the westernmost part of Crimea, at a depth of a ten to twelve meters is a unique museum of sculptures. The underwater museum has around 50 sculptures and busts of former Soviet leaders including Lenin, Stalin, and Marx, as well as replicas of some of the world’s iconic attraction such as the Eiffel Tower of Paris and London's Tower Bridge.

The Museum of Bees in Spain

The Museum of Bees in Spain
The Museum of Bees, in Poyales del Hoyo, Spain, provides a unique opportunity for visitors to safely watch these hardworking insects in action. The museum has six gigantic hives hanging from the ceiling and enclosed in glass, allowing visitors to get close to the bees without the risk of getting stung.

Amazing Work of Art Oddly Satisfying

Amazing Work of Art Oddly Satisfying  If you’re someone who is comforted by seeing things organized neatly, then the subreddit Oddly Satisfying will definitely appeal to you. It’s a trove of items that are arranged in an aesthetically pleasing manner, according to the type of object, as well as its color and size.

Meet your own World-Portable Ultra Short Throw Projector

Meet your own World-Portable Ultra Short Throw Projector Meet your own World-Portable Ultra Short Throw Projector With apartment spaces getting smaller in major urban areas, television need to compete with very tight living rooms.japanese electronics company sony is looking to ultra-short focus projectors (LSPX-P1) to fill any type of surface, be it tables, walls or floors with photos, movies or art. 

Cleverly Merged Rockstars in Rock as Ancient Architectural Monuments

Cleverly Merged Rockstars in Rock as Ancient Architectural Monuments With a passion for rock music equalling his love of art, chinese creative DU kun brings together his favorite musicians, architectural compositions and natural wonders of the world in a series of painted oil portraits. carved into pagodas, confucian mausolea, buddhist temples and other traditional asian structures, the faces of china’s famous rockstars appear as majestic mountain and cliffs rising from the seas. roaring waterfalls, volcanic eruptions and lush landscaping are woven into the carefully painted compositions, each revealing meticulous details and hidden curiousities upon closer inspection.

gloWArp Mapping Techniques Were Used to Light the Façade

gloWArp Mapping Techniques Were Used to Light the Façade   gloWArp is a multimedia studio based in italy (bari and naples) focusing on new technologies applied to arts. their work ranges from video mapping both indoor and outdoor, video art, audio and visual performances, interactive installations, virtual sets for theater companies, and augmented reality. for this occasion, they decided to revive a cathedral in messina, italy, by projecting images on its façade.

Mosque Opens Doors for Stray Cats And Kittens

Mosque Opens Doors for Stray Cats And Kittens Imam Mustafa Efe may be known for leading prayers in his Istanbul-based mosque, but there's something else the world's now learning about him: he's a devoted animal lover. Last year, Imam Efe opened his mosque's doors to the many stray cats and kittens that roam Istanbul's streets.

Amazing Glowing Hair in Dark Trend to Light Up Your Life

Amazing Glowing Hair in Dark Trend to Light Up Your Life Glow-in-the-dark hair is a new trend that will literally light up your life (and your locks). From vibrant rainbow manes to strands glowing in various neon shades and tresses resembling a jellyfish's phosphorescence, this trend is being uniquely interpreted by both women and men. Wearers also love to style their locks in intricate braids, cascading curls, and quirky space buns to amplify the hair dye in unique patterns and designs.

A Man Convert 700-Year-Old Sandstone Cave into a Luxurious Home

A Man Convert 700-Year-Old Sandstone Cave into a Luxurious Home If living in a cave has never appealed to you, The Rockhouse Retreat might make you change your tune. Located in rural Worcestershire, England, this unique locale is built into a Triassic sandstone escarpment near the Wyre Forest. As a residence, it has a long history—the cave was occupied for over 700 years before it was abandoned in 1962 and reverted back to its natural state. In 2015, enthusiast and owner Angelo Mastropietro spent $230,000 to restore it into a romantic, secluded getaway.

MANNY THE SELFIE CAT WILL STEAL YOUR HEART

 MANNY THE SELFIE CAT WILL STEAL YOUR HEART If the Instagram account @yoremahm proves anything, it’s that humans aren’t the only ones taking hilarious selfies—cats can, too! A grey tabby known as Manny the Selfie Cat has snapped many pictures of himself against the backdrop of a rugged Arizona outdoors. His picture-purrfect selfies rarely depict him alone, and the adventurous feline is often accompanied by his loyal dog crew while they explore the woods and snow.

Incredible Miniature Sculpture around the Pencils

Incredible Miniature Sculpture around the Pencils Taiwanese artist Chien Chu Lee meticulously carves pencils into miniature sculptures boasting incredible detail. Inspired by everything around him, Lee’s subjects range from international architecture and pop culture icons to realistic hand figures expressing a variety of gestures. Each piece offers a remarkable display of patience, steadiness of hand, and overall craftsmanship at an awe-inspiringly small scale.

New "Living Moments" by Jamie Beck and Kevin Burg

New "Living Moments" by Jamie Beck and Kevin Burg
Photography team Jamie Beck and Kevin Burg (of Ann Street Studio) spend their days perfecting the creative presentation of living moments known as cinemagraphs. Using high-end cinema cameras, they've pioneered this art form, which features still images that incorporate motion to tell a mesmerizing, visual story. Back in 2011, the artistic duo created their very first cinemagraph and, since then, they've worked with clients such as Google, Microsoft, Samsung, Volvo, Giorgio Armani, and many other household names.

Artist Merged Two Celebrities Faces into One Famous Face

Artist Merged Two Celebrities Faces into One Famous Face Hollywood has some of the world’s most unmistakable faces. Thanks to their famous faces plastered on everything from magazine covers and movie posters to tabloid features, it's easily noticeable that there’s something slightly off about these celebrity portraits by artist Gesichtermix. In fact, they aren’t celebrities at all—they’re totally fake photographs that are composites of two different famous people. With a skilled mastery of photo manipulation, Gesichtermix digitally stitches pictures together into one highly believable image.

'Grand Bazaar' Oldest Coverd Market of Istanbul

'Grand Bazaar' Oldest Coverd Market of Istanbul
The Grand Bazaar in the Turkish capital Istanbul is one of the largest and oldest covered markets in the world, encompassing a total of 61 covered streets and over 3,000 shops. Despite a steady rise in modern shopping malls in Turkey, the Grand Bazaar is still the most visited tourist attraction in the country. In 2014, it became the most visited tourist attractions in the entire world with over 91 million annual visitors.

Incredible ‘Lo Res Car’ United Nude

Incredible ‘Lo Res Car’ United Nude  The ‘s car’ is part of the united nude ‘lo res project’, which was started several years ago and has become an important signature of the brand’s style. the design method is based on the principle of reshaping the same object in a series, each time lowering the 3D resolution, resulting in a more fragmented and abstract contours each step of the way.

Amazing Railway Model is Now on Google “Mini” Street View

Amazing Railway Model is Now on Google “Mini” Street View Google’s Street View, that lets you explore the world through the virtual eyes of street level cameras, has now shrunk itself to the size of a thumb, so that you can experience the world's largest miniature model railway as if it has been blown to real size.

Chevallier Architectes Renovates and Extends a Mountain Chalet in the French Alp

Chevallier Architectes Renovates and Extends a Mountain Chalet in the French Alp Chamonix-based practice chevallier architectes has completed the renovation and extension of a self-built mountain guide’s house in the french alps. after the residence was acquired by new owners, the dwelling was required to provide its occupants with more light and better views. surrounded by natural rock faces, ‘chalet solelyâ’ appears as a fortress, nestled into the rugged terrain.

panGenerator Animates Listening Mickey Mouse Installation using Visual Rhythmic Playback

panGenerator Animates Listening Mickey Mouse Installation using Visual Rhythmic Playback
panGenerator Animates Listening Mickey Mouse Installation using Visual Rhythmic Playback‘mickeyphon’ is an interactive audiovisual kinetic sculpture bypanGeneratorfordisney.the ‘mickey mouse’ listens to the sounds in the room, rotating in the direction of the sources and samples them to create rhythmic patterns based on feedback.the polish team made up of piotr barszczewski, krzysztof cybulski, krzysztof goliński and jakub koźniewski used a custom cylindrical RGB LED matrix that is audio-reactive and tightly integrated with the music output of the installation.

Charlie Davoli's Surreal and Dreamy Landscapes Defy the Laws of Reality

Charlie Davoli's Surreal and Dreamy Landscapes Defy the Laws of Reality In the fascinating, perplexing universe crafted by artist and photographer charlie davoli, forested landscapes are hidden underwater, houses hover above the earth and people swim in pools contained within architectural spaces. the ongoing series of surreal compositions davoli posts on instagram combine an assemblage of photographic visuals and collaged materials, which overlap and intersect to form dreamlike scenes.

Amazing Golden Roof of Butterfly Pavilion in Sharjah

Amazing Golden Roof of Butterfly Pavilion in Sharjah Located on Noor Island in the Arab Emirate Sharjah is the Butterfly Pavilion, an ornamental structure that houses more than 500 butterfly species in its unique biosphere park. German studio 3deluxe designed the architectural marvel, which uses a freeform 3D frame to cover the glass cube that sits below.

Four Months Traveling Across Europe with Family on Motorcycle

Four Months Traveling Across Europe with Family on Motorcycle For many people, it’s a dream to drop everything and explore a new part of the world. In the summer of 2015, photographer Mihai Barbu and his girlfriend Oana Leulescu made this their reality and took their 4-year-old son Vladimir on an adventure he’ll never forget. They spent four months traveling across Europe, through 41 countries, spanning 28,000 kilometers (roughly 17,400 miles).

Incredible Moment of Freezing Soap Bubbles at -15° Celsius

Incredible Moment of Freezing Soap Bubbles at -15° Celsius During the bitter winter months in warsaw, poland, photographer pablo zaluska captured an incredible phenomenon on video: the delicate freezing of soap bubbles in the frigid air. at -15 celsius, zaluska recorded the careful formation of each fragile bubble as it took shape through a straw, then documented its gradual transformation from a fluid sphere to a hardened ball of thin ice.

FAHR 021.3 Intervenes Porto's Ruin with Metal Mesh Installation

FAHR 021.3 Intervenes Porto's Ruin with Metal Mesh Installation Surrounded by the architectural diversity of one of the most representative areas in porto, ‘metamorfose’ is an installation by local-based creative team FAHR 021.3, that won the third prize at designboom’s happy LED life competition. the impact of the green metal mesh filling the void by one of the city’s gateway is undeniable. the result of this intimate dialogue with the city is about bringing together all the elements that make up the area around são bento train station.

Photographer Capture His Shy Girlfriend photos when she Tries to Hide herself from the Camera

Photographer Capture His Shy Girlfriend photos when she Tries to Hide herself from the Camera Some people are naturally camera shy and prefer to live their lives off-film. This, however, is a challenge when your significant other is a photographer. Mikaël Theimer tried many times to take a picture of his girlfriend, Marion, but she would always attempt to dodge his lens. Instead of giving up, Theimer cleverly changed his approach: now he documents all of the ways in which Marion tries to hide.

Automotive Designer Henrik Fisker Debuts All-American VLF force 1 V10 at NAIAS 2016

Automotive Designer Henrik Fisker Debuts All-American VLF force 1 V10 at NAIAS 2016 Automotive designer henrik fisker and american race car driver ben keating unveiled the ‘force 1 V10’, an american super car, during the 2016 NAIAS in detroit. the two-seat, all carbon fiber bodied vehicle is a high performance, low production model, manufactured in auburn hills, michigan by the newly launched VLF automotive group, of which fisker is a partner and design chief.

The Acura ‘Precision Concept’ made its World Debut at the 2016 NAIAS

The Acura ‘Precision Concept’ made its World Debut at the 2016 NAIAS The acura ‘precision concept’ made its world debut at the 2016 NAIAS, pointing toward a bolder, more distinctive future for the company’s vehicle design. the concept was developed by the acura design studio in california to express the company’s brand DNA of precision crafted performance.

Amazing Exquisite Resin Necklaces-Luna Flora Designs

Amazing Exquisite Resin Necklaces-Luna Flora Designs Artist Christina Hutchinson combines the cosmos and Earth in her series of exquisite resin necklaces. Through her shop called Luna Flora Designs, she sells inch-tall crescent moon pendants that are filled with real pressed flowers and strung on silver chains. The tiny blooms offer an intimate look at nature’s beauty, as the artistic process has perfectly preserved them in time.

In International Auto Show (NAIAS) AUDI Explores Hydrogen Fuel Cells with H-Tron Quattro Concept at NAIAS 2016

In International Auto Show (NAIAS)  AUDI Explores Hydrogen Fuel Cells with H-Tron Quattro Concept at NAIAS 2016 At the north american international auto show (NAIAS) 2016 in detroit, in another major step AUDI revealed the ‘h-tron quattro concept’ displaying their path towards the future of mobility. whether with purely battery-powered drive, plug-in hybrid, combustion engine or hydrogen fuel cells, AUDI is researching all alternative drive technologies and will offer tailor made solutions for its customers worldwide. with the ‘h-tron quattro’, AUDI combined a highly efficient fuel cell to achieve an output of up to 110 kW with a powerful battery can provide a temporary boost of 100 kW.

Awesome White Strawberry Tart "Scent of First Love"

Awesome White Strawberry "Scent of First Love" Japanese pastry maker Qu’il Fait Bon captured the art (and scent) of love in a single, delectable treat. Their fruit tart is made with a white strawberry called Hatsukoi no Kaori, which literally translates to "The Scent of First Love." After 20 years of research done by plantSUPPLIERS and fruit breeders in Japan, the first white strawberry was created using only a tad bit of anthocyanin (which gives red strawberries their color).

Picture Of The Day-Traffic Camera Captures Majestic Snowy Owl Soaring Over Canadian Highway

Picture Of The Day-Traffic Camera Captures Majestic Snowy Owl Soaring Over Canadian Highway
In a fortunate technological circumstance, a Transport Quebec traffic camera caught this spectacular footage of a snowy owl soaring over a wintery Canadian highway. The images of the majestic wild bird against the structured urban backdrop were captured by the traffic camera along Montreal’s Highway 40, and create quite a striking scene. Quebec's Transport Minister Robert Poëti tweeted about the bird sighting, prompting the province to release the video footage to the public.

Beautiful Sierra del Divisor National Park, Peru

Beautiful Sierra del Divisor National Park, PeruThe Sierra del Divisor region along the Peru-Brazil Border in the heart of the Amazon Basin, constitutes the world’s newest National Park, formed on November 8, 2015. It stretches from the deepest parts of the Amazon rainforest and into the foothills of the Andes Mountain range, forming one of the largest contiguous blocks of protected land in Latin America. The National Park encompasses a massive 1.3 million hectares —larger than Yosemite and Yellowstone National Parks combined.

World Largest Man-Made Waterfall Opens in China

World Largest Man-Made Waterfall Opens in China The largest man-made waterfall in Asia has opened to the public in Kunming in China’s Yunnan Province. The waterfalls is 12.5 meters high and 400 meters wide, and was created as part of a project designed to divert water from the Niulan River into Dianchi Lake, the biggest freshwater lake in Yunnan.

Getting Ready for Fishing of Bicycles in Amsterdam’s Canals

Getting Ready for Fishing of Bicycles in Amsterdam’s Canals Amsterdam is the most bicycle-friendly cityin the world, with 40% to 60% of all trips within the city made on bikes. Some estimate that there are between 880,000 to a million bicycles in the city, which is more than the city’s permanent population, by as much as 20%. Amsterdam also has lots of canals —165, with a combined length of 100 kilometers. Unavoidably, some of the bicycles end up getting wet.

Incredible Shelving made by using Fallen tree Branch

Incredible Shelving made by using Fallen tree Branch Sebastian Errazuriz’s one-of-a-kind shelving unit called Bilbao proves that inspiration can come from simply stepping outside your front door. Created using a found tree branch, the artist retrieved the fallen limb from a Santiago street and took it back to his workshop.

Judge Rules That Monkey Can’t Own Copyright to His Famous Selfie

Judge Rules That Monkey Can’t Own Copyright to His Famous Selfie In 2011, photographer David Slater traveled to a monkey reserve in Indonesia. During his visit, he left his camera unattended and a photogenic primate named Naruto got hold of it. The young macaque monkey snapped a charming series of selfies that, once released, quickly went viral. Years later, these adorable images were the subject of a lawsuit to determine who holds the rightful copyright: Slater and his company, Blurb, or Naruto, since he was the one to actually snap the selfie?

Stunning Photos-Sparkling City of Moscow Celebrates during the Winter Season

Stunning Photos-Sparkling City of Moscow Celebrates during the Winter Season. Photographer Kristina Makeeva masterfully uses her camera to capture the magic of Moscow during the winter season. On January 7th, she continued to do so while celebrating Orthodox Christmas—not by going to church, but by visiting Russia's iconic sites to reflect on her country's beauty and history. At Moscow's Red Square, Kremlin, and the locations of many spectacular light displays, Makeeva engaged with these dreamy settings filled with a flurry of bright lights and colorful energy.

Spectacular Scientific Illustrator Jane Kim

Spectacular Scientific Illustrator Jane Kim Scientific illustrator Jane Kim (of Ink Dwell) spent over 16 months painting one member from each of the world's 243 modern bird families. To make this feat even more impressive, Kim painted the individual birds to scale in her 40-foot by 70-foot mural.

Incredible Giant Golden Statue of Mao Zedong

Incredible Giant Golden Statue of Mao Zedong  Mao Zedong, the founding father of the People's Republic of China, was a controversial figure. His Marxist–Leninist theories, military strategies and communist ideas, especially his “Great Leap Forward” campaign, where he attempted to rapidly transform China's economy from an agrarian economy to an industrial one, led to widespread famine resulting in the death of an estimated 45 million people.

Amazing Twists and Bends Buildings into Contorted City Landscapes by Víctor Enrich

Amazing Twists and Bends Buildings into Contorted City Landscapes by Víctor Enrich
Over the last ten years, víctor enrich has been continually reimagining landmark cityscapes through architectural and digital manipulation. the catalan artist’s ongoing series of contortions and distortions literally turn urban sites on their head, twisting, bending and braiding buildings into unrecognizable versions of themselves. enrich’s mixed media landscapes comprise actual architectural photography and advanced computer graphic techniques, forming a collection of mind-bending, experimental environments modeled from images of munich, barcelona the middle east and beyond.