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7 Must-See Psychedelic Fantasy Films

February 22nd, 2016|

Fantasy is defined as “the faculty or activity of imagining things, especially things that are impossible or improbable”, and (while controversial) the psychedelic experience expands our consciousness to perceive this impossible/improbable world. While the psychedelic experience is not for everyone, the medium of film can evoke this same feeling.

In the video above, you can find a […]

Jimmy Fallon, The Roots & “Star Wars: The Force Awakens” Cast Sing “Star Wars” Medley (A Cappella)

January 3rd, 2016|

John Williams’ iconic score never sounded so good.

Jimmy Fallon and The Roots delivered yet another viral hit with the newest Tonight Show a capella installment featuring the cast of Star Wars: The Force Awakens.

Beginning with the fan-beloved “Main Title” song, the late night host and his house band creates a seamless blend of sound with the […]

Famous faces’ contortions

May 26th, 2015|

Keep your eyes in the cross between the two images.

This gif is demonstrating that peripheral vision is really creepy. Our pattern recognition that’s hardwired to recognize faces puts together the components or groups of components of a face whether upside down or right side up.

The brain is selectively juxtaposing certain aspects of the individual features […]

The image of emotions and feelings

May 21st, 2015|

It can be difficult to verbalize what it’s like to experience mental illness, so photographer Katie Crawford decided to show people instead of tell them.

In a stunning self-portrait series titled “My Anxious Heart,” Crawford captures how it feels to suffer from generalized anxiety disorder and depression — two conditions she has personally dealt with since […]

Makeup artists transform couple to show how they will look in 70 years

May 17th, 2015|

Tavis and Kristie, an engaged couple in their late twenties, know they are attracted to each other now. But what happens when they get a glimpse of how the other will age? Spoiler alert: Their reactions will make you smile and cry.

 

Birds plumage patterns and colors

May 14th, 2015|

Photographer Thomas Lohr is known mostly for his high-profile fashion shoots for clients like Vogue, Le Monde d’Hermès, and i-D, but somewhere in his grueling shooting schedule he still finds time for personal projects, the most recent of which is a collection of bird plumage photos gathered into a limited edition book titled Birds.

Lohr wanted […]

Behold the rare beauty of the underside of an iceberg

May 14th, 2015|

A rare sighting of an upside-down iceberg has been captured on camera by filmmaker Alex Cornell, revealing a striking deep blue underbelly that once resided beneath Antarctica’s frigid waters.

The vitreous blue-green gleam is the handiwork of decades of pressure that squeezed out the tiny air pockets that buffer the crystals. Ice that dense absorbs bits of […]

98 delicious and perfectly-arranged cubes of food

May 14th, 2015|

Dutch artists Lernert and Sander turn a simple concept into a minimal albeit eye-catching display, titled Cube.

By slicing up kiwi, salmon, dragon fruit, and a myriad of other food products, the artists have created a vibrant display of 98 perfectly symmetrical 2.5 x 2.5 x 2.5 cm cubes.

This photo was commissioned by Dutch newspaper de Volkskrant for a […]

Ocean waves and galaxies in a cup

May 13th, 2015|

Victoria Siemer, a Brooklyn, New York-based graphic designer behind the heartbreaking ‘Human Error’ series, gives your morning cup of coffee an additional dose of surrealism with her latest project, entitled ‘Coffee Cup Manipulations’.

Digitally orchestrating big ocean waves, beautiful currents sweeping against rocks on shores and the calming visuals of mysterious galaxies, Siemer skillfully fits them […]

Blind pregnant woman feels her unborn baby’s face through 3D ultrasound image

May 7th, 2015|

The excitement of embracing your baby for the first time is unique. For her it was even more special. This is the true story of Tatiana, who is #CountingTheDays to embrace the little Murilo.

Huggies is a brand concerned about every moment between a mother and a son, including one of the most important: the first […]