Freud, Fish & Butterfly van Haiyang Wang

February 1st, 2017|

Both, Freud, Fish and Butterfly (2009) and Double Fikret (2012), were selected for honors from film festivals worldwide, feature Wang’s surrealist animation and narrative style.

Wang Haiyang, born in Shandong Province in 1984, graduated from Central Academy of Fine Arts in 2008 and now works in Beijing.

Animated GIFs by Alice Tortue

January 31st, 2017|

The French artist Alice Tiroille (better known by her pseudonym Alice Tortue) is a specialist in animation and 3D.

Through its pop and colored illustrations, it is sometimes possible to distinguish references to pop-culture, for example in Miyazaki, or else simple fixed scenes, similar to planets, which she subtly animates in a graphic style of her […]

Paintings by Beata Chrzanowska

January 31st, 2017|

Beata Chrzanowska‘s works encompass what a tender dance between color and form would look like. Highly realistic yet minimal, her painted figures naturally coexist among sharp spontaneous geometry.

She paints with feeling to create an intense, desirable, and euphoric mood. The femme, her primary subject, dominates and inspires her work. The body becomes a series of […]

This VR game helps you overcome your fear of spiders

July 29th, 2016|

Watching someone stumble about while wearing an Oculus Rift is hilarious to those not partaking in the VR experience. Speaking of not partaking in virtual reality, we most definitely will not be signing up for this new game.

Produced by Netherlands VR company IgnisVR, the game, entitled Arachnophobia, was designed to help people overcome their fear of spiders.

It’s […]

Send your friends an envelope of the night sky

July 28th, 2016|

You might not be able to give your BFFs the world, but at least you can send them the starry night sky.

Japan Trend Shop is selling envelopes that contain entire galaxies inside them. Once your friend neatly opens the package and removes its contents, have them look inside. As light enters the envelope, the constellations light […]

Dazzling crowns adorned with seashells for modern mermaids

July 28th, 2016|

Floral crowns may be a staple for festivals and whimsical parties, but Chelsea Shiels is taking the world by storm with her mermaid-inspired, seashell-encrusted headdresses. The glittering designs are loaded with small conch shells, crystals, and gold accents that will make anyone wearing them feel like Princess Ariel. Shiel beautifully integrates her different findings, mixing […]

Powerful images of mankind devoured by nature

March 5th, 2016|

French digital artist and photographer Carl Redback is the talented individual behind the eye-catching series “Treebeard”. It sees him photographing portraits of everyday individuals, before digitally fusing them with various botanicals, foliage and plant matter in Photoshop.

Look closely and you’ll notice razor sharp thorns painfully puncturing the skin, whilst roots and branches grow out of eye sockets […]

An adorable species of octopus was discovered

March 5th, 2016|

In one of science’s cutest recent discoveries, a deep-diving robot — associated with National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) ship Okeanos Explorer — has spotted what may be a new species of octopus.

“It is almost certainly an undescribed species and may not belong to any described genus,” NOAA wrote in a blog post.

14,074 feet — or 4,290 meters […]

Download 637 gigabytes of jazz music, for free!

February 26th, 2016|

David W. Niven was a high school teacher from New Jersey. But his legacy will be the 650 cassette tapes of early jazz that he recorded throughout his lifetime. The set spans more than 1000 hours and gives a fantastic insight into the development of jazz through the years 1921-1991. Niven also wrote setlists and notes […]

The magic of the floating bonsai tree

February 24th, 2016|

Team of Japanese designers Hoshinchu imagined a system that enable to a bonsai to levitate. By using the concept of magnetic levitation by putting magnets in the moss sphere where the plant will be and the base us powered by electricity that enable the plant to levitate by magic. Their project is currently the object […]