Oleg Shuplyak is a painter whose works involve portraits of famous personalities—from Adolf Hitler to Karl Marx—drawn in such a way that common objects and scenery make up their distinctive faces in amalgamated form. The pictures are brilliantly, and evocatively multilayered with uncommon depth.
Even furry felines have to get political in these tough times. Fat cats–now much leaner because of their owners’ financial difficulties–have had to switch from tuna to salmon. They are the 99 Purrcent.
Movies tend to focus more on the “Beating people up and saying legally-inadmissible one-liners” aspect of crime, because successfully avoiding problems makes for a great society but a terrible movie. The fact is that someone blowing up a tank makes a movie better, even if it’s Sex and the City. Especially if it’s Sex and [...]
The 2002 movie starring Eminem, 8-Mile, has become something of an overnight sensation in Korea when artists and gamers decided to make a meme out of it by re-rendering one of its scenes in their favorite anime and video games. The results are utterly ridiculous.
People often don’t think their appearance changes from day to day, and even over a year’s time, most people don’t think their appearance is different. However, one girl decided to take her photograph every day, not just for a week or a month, not even for just a year, but for 5 whole years. Although [...]
Ever stop reading hand drawn comics from the internet because they don’t have as much detail as your Blu-ray movies? Well fear no more, HD memes are here! From the classic troll face to forever alone to rage faces, Sam Spratts has drawn it all. Check it out in the gallery!
Adobe, Inc. teamed up with Canadian art blog Booooooom! to create a competition for students to win Adobe CS5.5. The challenge was to submit photographs that re-imagine and recreate classical works of art. There were a lot of great submissions to the contest. Here’s some of the best classic works of art re-imagined in photographs.
Occupy Wall Street continues to take the nation by storm, with a general strike taking place in Oakland today, shutting down the USA’s 5th largest port. However, one of the common complaints about Occupy Wall Street is that they don’t have a specific, clear message, there is no spokesperson, and there is no coherent identity [...]
Sure, the Discovery series “MythBusters” dispels a lot of widely believed but ultimately false ideas. Myth-busting happens all the time, through, sans the TV show. It’s happening in research departments all across the globe, and the majority of it happens in academia. Here’s a few examples.