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Radek is a passionate and enthusiastic blogger about Wonderful and Weird Things.
Bizarre, Inspiration, Photos
2 years ago

Photographer Jedediah Johnson Catalogues His Subject’s Faces after Making out with Them

Jedediah Johnson Kiss Series (3)

Jedediah Johnson is a professional Chicago based photographer who creates a unique and amazing series of pictures called “The Make-Out Project”, by experimenting with bright lipstick kisses. Young and old, men and women, you name it…..everyone is included in his unorthodox photography series.

For each picture, Jedediah Johnson puts his hands softly around the subject’s neck and then proceeds to the kiss, after the kiss he instantly snaps the subject’s reaction and condition. He writes on his official blog “The kisses vary in length and intimacy. My subjects are all aware of what I’m going to do ahead of time, but in the moment of the kiss anything can happen. The lipstick mark I leave on my subjects invites viewers to imagine the circumstances surrounding the kiss.” Continue reading Photographer Jedediah Johnson Catalogues His Subject’s Faces after Making out with Them

Nature
2 years ago

Magical Landscape Photography by Mr Friks

DAZZLING DOOR
DAZZLING DOOR

Mr Friks is an amateur photographer who loves to take pictures of people, nature and animals. He is working under the name “Mr Friks Color” at popular photography sharing site 500px. We suggest you to look at the magical landscape photography of Mr Friks. Most of these landscapes were photographed at morning, evening and night time. Continue reading Magical Landscape Photography by Mr Friks

Art, Bizarre, Inspiration, Wonderful
2 years ago

These Mind Blowing Toothpick Sculptures Will Leave your Jaw on the Floor

Toothpick Sculptures

American artist Bob Morehead from the town of Virginia Beach, USA, for more than thirty years has been creating architectural miniatures, using ordinary toothpicks and glue.

Bob Morehead used thousands of toothpicks in order to create a structure of average toothpick. As for the large-scale project, it is called “Toothpick City” and to implement it took more than 100,000 toothpicks. Moreover, all of these wonderful wooden sculpture artworks are the result of his more than eight years of struggle. At the same time, “Toothpick City” is an evolving project and Bob Morehead plans to expand the city and beyond. We bring you the most sophisticated and memorable work of this American artist. Continue reading These Mind Blowing Toothpick Sculptures Will Leave your Jaw on the Floor

Sports
2 years ago

2014 FIFA World Cup: 20 Football Goals Around the World

2014 FIFA World Cup: 20 Football Goals From Around the World

In Football game, all you need is a ball and a goal where to send it. Worldwide, the goalposts are made of metal, sticks, plastic, wood, belts or even colors are drawn on the wall.

The FIFA World Cup 2014 is going to officially start on June 12 in Brazil, which will be watched by the whole world. Our photographers took pictures of the football goal from different parts of the world. Take a look and get inspired. Continue reading 2014 FIFA World Cup: 20 Football Goals Around the World

Bizarre, News, Wonderful
2 years ago

The World’s Most Expensive Mountain Bike Made out of 24k Gold by The House of Solid Gold

24k Gold Extreme Mountain Bike

The unique project was implemented jointly by employees of the company “The House of Solid Gold” with the help of famous designer and developer Dan Bull. He was a founder of “Iditabike”.

The main feature of the bike is that almost its entire surface is covered with 24-karat gold. On the making of a bicycle has been spent over 750 hours of manual work. Moreover, only thirteen copies have made. In addition to gold, for finishing in bicycle they used diamonds and sapphires. It took near about 600 black diamonds (6.0 carats) and 500 Golden Sapphires (4.5 carats). Seat covered with leather alligator skin, and some “top notch”. The price of the world’s most expensive bike is ‘$1,000,000’. Mr. Power who is the CEO of “The House of Solid Gold” announced recently that most of the funds received from the sale will be transferred to a non-profit organization “The Way to Happiness”. Continue reading The World’s Most Expensive Mountain Bike Made out of 24k Gold by The House of Solid Gold

Art, Bizarre
2 years ago

Artist Dan Bannino Turns Celebrity Fad Diets into Old Master-Style Still Lifes

Artist Dan Bannino Turns Celebrity Fad Diets into Old Master-Style Still Lifes

Whether you find it downright strange or just oddly comforting, fad diets have existed long before our time. Professional photographer Dan Bannino from Italy has documented the temporary eating habits of celebs as far back as Charles Saatchi, Henry VIII and as recent as Beyonce Knowles. Photographer goes beyond simple tablet settings, however, rich-looking, and crafts moody scenes that are luscious in their texture and color.

Dan Bannino describes the inspiration for his still lifes Old Master paintings series entitled “Still Diet”, by writing, “With this series my aim was to capture the beauty that lies in this terrible constriction of diets and deprivation, giving them the importance of an old master’s painting. I wanted to make them significant, like classic works of arts that are becoming more and more weighty as they grow older. My aim was to show how this weirdness hasn’t changed even since the 15th century.” Continue reading Artist Dan Bannino Turns Celebrity Fad Diets into Old Master-Style Still Lifes

Art, Inspiration
2 years ago

Realistic Paintings of Karen Budan Will Make your Head Spin

Realistic Paintings of Karen Budan

Karen Budan is a professional pastel still life painter from Ypsilanti, USA. She has taken classes with a veritable Who’s Who of American pastellists, including Sally Strand, Richard McKinley, Diana Ponting, Susan Ogilvie, Liz Kenyon and Maggie Price.

Karen Budan is a member of numerous associations, including the American Pastel Society and the American Guild of Realism. Her artwork was featured in American Art Collector on January 2012, the Pastel Journal, and Professional Artist. She has been exhibiting her amazing artworks since 2007 and has already won many awards for her wonderful work.

Her inspirational oil paintings style is realistic, almost photorealistic. Karen likes to solve the problems of transferring all the subtleties of texture, color, and light patterns of the composition, which leads to the creation of paintings that looks as real as the setup itself.

Artist Karen writes, “Inspiration for a painting often comes from unexpected places. For me it might be the bright colors of a grouping of marbles or the beautiful green of a Granny Smith apple nestled in the folds of matching green and white striped material. Painting still lifes allows me to create arrangements, adjust the lighting, and set the stage to transform everyday objects to extraordinary.” Continue reading Realistic Paintings of Karen Budan Will Make your Head Spin

Animals, News
2 years ago

Meet Biddy, the Cutest Travelling Hedgehog

Meet Biddy, the Cutest Travelling Hedgehog

African pygmy hedgehog nicknamed Biddy, lives in the Portland, United States. And he is a big celebrity on Instagram whose travel pictures are becoming insanely popular. Tom Unterseher and Toni DeWeese, Biddy’s two loving owners from Oregon, take him on adventures every week throughout the Pacific Northwest and post biddy’s traveling photos on popular social network site Instagram.

Currently, Biddy has 399,500 followers on Instagram, and this number is growing by the day. His massive popularity caught the couple off guard. “We thought we’d get, like, 500 followers,” Toni told The Oregonian. “We did go out a lot before, but now we feel like we have to every week because everyone’s expecting an adventure.” Continue reading Meet Biddy, the Cutest Travelling Hedgehog

Art
2 years ago

The Most Striking Examples of Tattoos from “Tattoo Mania Expo”

Tattoos

The Americans every year hosted one of the largest exhibitions of tattoos called “Tattoo Mania Expo” at Palm Beach (USA). Besides showing ready-made drawings on their bodies, everyone could add beauty to their bodies, because there are lots of tattoo artists come here to celebrate this festival.

Junior Rodriguez said, “Just because you have a tattoo doesn’t mean that you don’t have kids, that you’re not a good father.” Tattoo is a way to emphasize their inner world and decorate body as something extraordinary and beautiful. See below for a selection of the most extraordinary examples of tattooing. Continue reading The Most Striking Examples of Tattoos from “Tattoo Mania Expo”

Art, Inspiration, Wonderful
2 years ago

Fake Facades: Smart Street Art by Patrick Commecy

Fake Facades

French street artist Patrick Commecy, together with a group of muralists, turns dull and boring facades into something very bright and attractive.

Most of the street drawings are created by the initiators of the project in large and small towns of France. You can judge that the artist Patrick Commecy creates amazingly hyper-realistic paintings on depicting windows, facades, and balconies, which are known to the past and present of locals. Explore below the wonderful fake murals of Patrick. Continue reading Fake Facades: Smart Street Art by Patrick Commecy

Architecture, Wonderful
2 years ago

Astonishing Room’s Glass Floor Reveals Underwater Wonders

Room's Glass Floor

This bedroom may claim to be the world’s most stunning room. It is equipped with a glass floor that allows you to enjoy the incredible beauty of the tropical underwater world.

The bedroom is located in the house “Udang House” (or Shrimp House), which is part of a luxury resort “Bambu Indah”, on the island of Bali. This astounding bedroom has tempered glass floor panels, which reveal a stunning and magical underwater panorama of the fresh shrimp pond that the house is situated above. This room is filled with all sorts of plants, fish and crustaceans. Rustic decor of the house is completed with all the modern comforts, including the availability of air conditioning and wireless Internet access. This underwater bedroom is an excellent combination of ecology and luxury. Continue reading Astonishing Room’s Glass Floor Reveals Underwater Wonders

Animals, News
2 years ago

The World’s Largest No-Kill Cat Sanctuary Has Saved over 24000 Feline Friends

The World’s Largest No-Kill Cat Sanctuary Has Saved over 24000 Feline Friends

If in the world there is a paradise for cats and dogs, perhaps they could become California shelter “The Cat House on the Kings”, where 700 cats are spending one of their 9 lives.

The Cat House on the Kings” shelter was found in 1992. This no-kill, no-cage, lifetime cat adoption and sanctuary center has saved more than 20,000 cats and six thousand dogs.

“Literally within seconds of kneeling down to take out my camera I had cats on my back, climbing around my hair and up my legs,” she told The Huffington Post in an email about the experience of walking around a sanctuary surrounded by nearly 1,000 cats. “It was so clear that they associated people with love, care and attention. And they just couldn’t get enough.” – says Photographer Christina Gandolfo

This shelter is not only a place for stray cats or be unnecessary to its former owners. Here you can always just learn a lot from the life of cats, as well as the details and proper care of these pets. Founder “The Cat House on the Kings” always dreamed of seeing cats free, not in cages, as it often happens in shelters for pets. Continue reading The World’s Largest No-Kill Cat Sanctuary Has Saved over 24000 Feline Friends

Art, Bizarre, Inspiration
2 years ago

Mind Blowing Photographs of Photographs by Vik Muniz

Photographs of Photographs

Vik Muniz is a talented and professional artist from Brazil but currently he lives and works in Rio de Janeiro and New York. His sole and unique techniques of creating photo images make his creation wonderful and stand out among other such works.

In this photo project the artist Vik Muniz takes hundreds of photos and turns them awesomely into a completely new image. Check out how Vik makes photographs of photographs. Continue reading Mind Blowing Photographs of Photographs by Vik Muniz

Art, Inspiration, Nature, Photos, Wonderful
2 years ago

35 Awesome Examples of Land Art

Jim Denevan
Jim Denevan

Land art is the most beautiful art ever seen on the planet. The movement of this art is originated from U.S. in the late 1960s, the artists created inextricably linked with the natural landscape; the latter is used as the form and means of creation. Checkout the 25 awesome examples of land art of several artists and make your day bright.

Above by Nils-Udo
Above by Nils-Udo
Andrew Goldsworthy
Andrew Goldsworthy
Andrew Goldsworthy
Andrew Goldsworthy
Andrew Goldsworthy
Andrew Goldsworthy
Andrew Rogers
Andrew Rogers
Andrew Rogers
Andrew Rogers
Andy Goldsworthy
Andy Goldsworthy
Andy Goldsworthy
Andy Goldsworthy
Andy Goldsworthy
Andy Goldsworthy
Cornelia Konrads
Cornelia Konrads
Mikael Hansen
Mikael Hansen
Richard Shilling
Richard Shilling
Richard Shilling
Richard Shilling
Robert Smithson
Robert Smithson
Simon Beck
Simon Beck
Simon Beck
Simon Beck
Sonja Hinrichsen
Sonja Hinrichsen
Sylvian Meyer
Sylvian Meyer
Sylvian Meyer
Sylvian Meyer
Walter Mason
Walter Mason

Awesome Examples of Land Art

Awesome Examples of Land Art

Awesome Examples of Land Art

Awesome Examples of Land Art

Awesome Examples of Land Art

Incredible Examples of Land Art

Incredible Examples of Land Art

Incredible Examples of Land Art

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Bizarre, Weird
2 years ago

Incredible Apex Predator Shoes by Mariana Fantich and Dominic Young

Apex Predator Shoes

Dominic Young and Mariana Fantich are well known East London based artists and have been working together since 2008 as “Fantich & Young” design studio. Recently they added a line of unique Apex Predator shoes where the sole is covered with dental implants.

Theses apex predator shoes were created for socks girls. The style of shoes are classic that look something like childish. Currently they are working and taking orders at their design studio “Fantich & Young”. Continue reading Incredible Apex Predator Shoes by Mariana Fantich and Dominic Young

Inspiration, Photos
2 years ago

Will You Marry Me? 20 Heart Touching Examples of Marriage Proposals

Will You Marry Me? Heart Touching Examples of Marriage Proposals

Here are some heart-touching examples of marriage proposals, which are very difficult to answer: “No!” Summer is the perfect time to take one of the major decisions in life. And if you’re not ready – look at these Marriage Proposals  and know how and where others do it 😉 Continue reading Will You Marry Me? 20 Heart Touching Examples of Marriage Proposals

Art, Wonderful
2 years ago

Spectacular Landscape Paintings by Phan Thu Trang

Landscape Paintings

Landscape paintings are both an absorbing and fascinating subject to many artists wanting to explore the genre in their art. The improvement of other forms of landscape – cityscapes, seascapes, pt townscapes – has produced different techniques and innumerable styles.

For those who love the freshness and radiance of Vietnam and its landscapes, the artwork of Phan Thu Trang will correspondingly please.

Phan Thu Trang was born in Hanoi and like other artists she paints decorative landscapes inspired by pictures of the city and Northern villages of Vietnam. Her artwork is consisted on colorful yet minimalistic paintings and for this she uses textures, colors, and pointillistic trees. Continue reading Spectacular Landscape Paintings by Phan Thu Trang

Art, Bizarre, Inspiration
2 years ago

Artists Zoey Taylor and David Connelly Create Imaginative Scenes Made Entirely out of Cardboard

House of Cardboard

Zoey Taylor and David Connelly implemented a distinct idea of creating a fully cardboard house using only cardboard objects. Collectively both artists are known as Dosshaus.

The project is called “House of Cardboard”, a series of themed environments. Besides the model, Zoey Taylor, everything you see in the pictures—from the furniture and her outfit to more intricate pieces like a record player, and a violin —was hand-crafted completely out of glue, cardboard and paint. This series is a very unusual mixture of realism and animation elements. Inside duo works are split quite simple: Zoey creates objects and is the model, and David is a Staff Photographer project. Continue reading Artists Zoey Taylor and David Connelly Create Imaginative Scenes Made Entirely out of Cardboard

Celebrities
2 years ago

25 Celebrities With and Without Makeup

Amanda Seyfried
Amanda Seyfried

Celebrities are always trying to look stunning and perfect, because paparazzi never sleep. But anyway, celebrities are people too and sometimes allow themselves to go for a walk without makeup. We offer a small selection of stellar pictures of celebrities with makeup and without it. Take a look 🙂 Continue reading 25 Celebrities With and Without Makeup

Bizarre
2 years ago

Ghostly Images of Abandoned Shopping Mall by Seph Lawless

Abandoned Shopping Mall

‘Randall Park Mall’ was the world’s largest shopping center, which could boast of two million square feet of retail space. It was built in the mid of 1970s and abandoned in 2009.

The building was erected in a small town in North Randall, Ohio, in the United States. It is noteworthy that at the opening of “Randall Park Mall”, the population in the area didn’t exceed 1,500 inhabitants. At the same time, the number of staff working in the mall space was five thousand workers. Shopping Mall “Randall Park Mall” lasted exactly thirty-three years and in 2009 was successfully closed, as a relic of the past. Photographer Seph Lawless visited this place after five years from the date of closing. Continue reading Ghostly Images of Abandoned Shopping Mall by Seph Lawless