Artist Sayaka Ganzby follows Japanaese Shinto teachings and believes that everything, including inanimate objects, has a spirit. So, she goes to thrift store to buy used plastic items to repurpose as beautiful sculptures. On a related note, did you know that plastic requires approximately 450-years just to start decomposing. However, it takes 500-years for plastic to decompose completely. Continue reading for more.
Ono Gaf, an Indonesia-based artist, deals exclusively with scrap metal reclaimed from a trash heap to create his animal-like sculptures. His latest project was creating a giant turtle made from hundreds of individual metal components like car parts, tools, bike parts, instruments, springs, and tractor rotors. Continue reading for more images and information.
Physical greeting cards are slowly, but surely, being replaced with apps and other digital products, but companies are finding new ways to attract customers. These out-of-the-box cards boast "cute and novel card ideas to match the way we communicate in the digital world while still anchoring everything in a beautiful physical and visual presentation," according to Bored Panda. Continue reading for more.
Huntsville, Alabama-based photographer Jamie Clauss wanted a family photo shoot unlike any other, so she shot a series of adorable images of her wedding photographer friends Jan and Chase Renegar and their dog in the same style as traditional newborn photography. According to Clauss," Snuggles, who is a natural in front of the camera with her big, brown eyes and her willingness to pose, had a great time cuddling with her mom and dad. Snuggles was so comfortable with it." Continue reading for more pictures.
These crazy optical illusions were created by Professor Akiyoshi Kitaoka, from Ritsumseikan University, in Kyoto Japan, who has spent more than a decade creating his collection either from scratch, or by developing existing designs. They are so potent that each image comes with a health warning: "If you start to feel dizzy or sick cover one eye and look away - don't close your eyes completely." Click here to view the first image in today's viral picture gallery. Continue reading for a viral video of Katy Perry's Dark Horse helping a toddler in an unexpected way.
In case of an emergency, like the zombie apocalypse, make sure you have quick, secure and most important of all, easy access to your weapons. The New Jersey Concealment Furniture company has just what you're looking for. They've got an entire range of furniture dedicated to concealed firearms storage, including a computer desk. Sure, you don't technically need one of these, but they even build custom pieces to your specifications. Continue reading for more.
Wouldn't it be great if your workplace had actual sleeping cells for employees to rest on their break(s) should they desire? These honeycomb sleeping cells by Belgian designers B-AND-BEE definitely fit the bill. Each one boasts a king-size bed, privacy shade, and even artwork. Due to its modular design, you're able to stack these up as high as needed, securely. Continue reading for more.
Frederick McSwain created this mind-blowing portrait of late Canadian artist and friend Tobias Wong, who passed in 2010 at the young age of 35, or more specifically, 13,138 days, using 13,138 dice as part of the BrokenOff BrokenOff exhibition at Gallery R'Pure in NYC in memoriam to the artist during NY Design Week. According to This is Colossal, "The dice were first meticulously organized into individual sheets of 361 pieces and then laid to rest free on the floor without adhesive." Click here to view the first image in today's viral picture gallery. Continue reading for a viral video of the perfect place to sing the Halo theme.
Star Wars fans know Ewoks as a race of small, mammaloid bipeds that are hunter-gatherers resembling teddy-bears that inhabit the forest moon of Endor and live in various arboreal huts and other simple dwellings. Michael Garnier decided to create a whole Ewok-inspired treehouse resort in Oregon. He claims to have the tallest treehouse in the world, as his Treezebo stands 37 feet, or 6 stories, above the ground. Continue reading for more.
At first glance, it appears as if a group of people are trapped at the bottom of this pool, but it's just a clever illusion by Leandro Erlich at the 21st Century Museum of Art of Kanzawa, Japan. The installation is called "Swimming Pool" and basically utilizes a thin piece of glass with water running over top of it to create the illusion of being underwater. Continue reading for more images, another video and additional information.