Frozen acrobatic dance in powdered milk

March 25th, 2015|

Brussels-based photographer Jeffrey Vanhoutte and film director André (Nicolas Vantomme) has created a photo series and film that beautifully capture a dancer’s elegant movements with expressive bursts of white powder.

The concept was created by creative agency Norvell Jefferson and CD director Jurriaan Eversdijk.

The whole photo/video shoot was organized as an advertisement for Campina Friesland Kievit, […]

Forget the Chalet, Cozy Up at the top of AirBnB’s 200 Ft Historic Ski Jump

March 25th, 2015|

It was the site of the 1952 Winter Olympics and still sees some of the most daredevil ski jumpers from all over the world flying off its ramp into the Nordic sky. But at the very top of the superstructure, where competitors would anxiously await their take-off in front of up to 30,000 spectators, the little elves of […]

Portraits of patients from West Riding Asylum, 1869

March 15th, 2015|

Mania of suspicion, monomania of pride or acute melancholia are just osme of the obsolete diagnoses that would be seen as part of wider mental illnesses today. The men and women in these portraits became the labels themselves, rather than people first.

Still, by the 1800s, psychiatry was becoming established as a medical speciality and treatments were considered more humane, with […]

In the ’80s, cat heads on human bodies was possible without Photoshop

March 4th, 2015|

In the ’80s, photographer Terry Gruber didn’t need Photoshop or Instagram to cash in on his goofy cat pics, and he didn’t have Tumblr to land a book deal either. It took countless trips to thrift stores, a photography studio and friends who accepted payment in wine.

Cat High, originally published in 1984, is a parody […]

Meet Zeus, the blind owl with stars in his eyes

March 2nd, 2015|

Meet Zeus, a blind Western Screech Owl with some pretty incredible eyes! Zeus was found injured in Southern California after it flew into the wall of a house and hit its head.

After a quick vet visit and a clean bill of health, the owl has found a permanent home at the Wildlife Learning Center in […]

WWF-Canada enlists Norman the Eco-Warrior cat

February 18th, 2015|

Norman and WWF-Canada have teamed up to promote Loblaw Companies Limited’s commitment to sustainably source 100% of seafood sold in its retail locations by the end of 2013.

You don’t have to be human to make a difference. And you can learn a lot from a cat who cares.

Lifelike Galvanized Wire Animal Sculptures

February 17th, 2015|

Working only with layers of painted galvanized wire atop steel armature, UK artist Kendra Haste creates faithful reproductions of creatures large and small for both public installations and private collections around the world.

A graduate of the from the Royal College of Art, Haste says she is fascinated by how such a seemingly ordinary medium, chicken […]

The beautiful friendship of a dog and an owl

February 16th, 2015|

A beautiful friendship between an owl and a dog, captured by the professional animal photographer and collage artist, Tanja Brandt.

Ingo, the shepherd dog, and Poldi, the little owl, seem more than happy to cozy up to each other for photoshoots bathed in golden evening light.

You can find more pictures of the adorable animal couple and […]

Sergei Polunin performing stunning dance

February 12th, 2015|

Ukranian ballet dancer Sergei Polunin has performed his stunning visual interpretation of Hozier’s “Take Me To Church” and it’s so good, you have to see it to believe it.

LaChapelle directed the new visual interpretation of the Grammy-nominated hit, starring British Royal Ballet vet Polunin performing choreography by Jade Hale-Christofi.

The emotive dancer, donning only nude tights […]

Mind-blowing psychedelic melting gif

February 12th, 2015|

These may be the most unexpectedly gorgeous and disturbing examples of experimental GIF art you will ever see.

The artist behind these great gifs is kyttenjanae and you can find more here.