The folks over at Fysikshow decided to take the Ruben’s tube to another level by building a two-dimensional ‘Pyro Board’ with 2500 holes. “Sound waves are transmitted through a flammable gas creating alternating high and low pressure zones. This creates the flame pattern.”
Photographer Lynn Terry captured this adorable photo-booth-style series of pictures featuring Bumper shooting a big sloppy kiss on the cheek to her friend Willis. Bumper was rescued from a dog fighter and Willis was born to a mother that had been involved in the largest dog-fighting ring bust in human history – 500 dogs were rescued, including Willis’ mother.
In one uninterrupted 50-second video shot for the Sunday Times, British director duo Us and advertising firm Grey have captured six iconic images from modern culture. The video is an amazing look at movie magic, showing us in just how many different ways cinematographers can fool the eye and manipulate their world. And after the awesome video blows your mind, check out the making-of below, where the magic is revealed.
There’s nothing wrong with getting your significant other a valentine’s card with hearts, roses, or a pair of swans, but eclectic artist Ben Kling has a series of valentine’s cards for people who want something a bit funnier and more unique. The illustrator, musician, writer, animator and artist has created a collection of valentine’s cards with cute little puns featuring famous writers, philosophers, thinkers… and dictators.
Turkish artist Selçuk Yılmaz has created an exceptional lion sculpture from almost 4,000 pieces of scrap metal. Titled Aslan (Turkish for Lion), the sculpture took 10 months to complete and weighs roughly 550 pounds (250kg). Selçuk hand-cut and hammered every piece by himself, and metal-work is not easy. “It needs patience and we have to know pain,” said the artist on DeviantArt.
Even today, advertising is far away from being in conformity with high moral standards, but after looking back to some offensive, racist and sexist vintage ads – today’s ads are as good as gold.
Damien Greenhalgh, Labour County Councillor for Glossop and Charlesworth, became a Twitter legend after he posted a picture showing “How to look like Batman, using your cat.” The hilarious photo has already received more than 19K retweets, and the guy was named “CATMAN”. It’s not clear whether it was inspired by the popular cat-bearding trend, but it will definitely inspire a new trend!
The researchers attended the Twins Days festival in Twinsburg, Ohio and met 79 pairs of twins in which either only one twin smoked or where one of the twins had started smoking at least 5 years before the other did. Professional photographers then took their portraits and a panel of judges were asked to evaluate the twins’ faces and rate their signs of aging. Can you tell which of these identical twins smokes or has been smoking longer?
When reddit user smartforever posted this magnificent picture of an old rhododendron (from Ancient Greek rhódon “rose” and déndron “tree”) on reddit, he probably made it the most famous rhododendron ever. Most rhododendrons are considered shrubs, but this one definitely could pass for a tree – it’s over 125 years old!
If a pet’s Halloween costume is both creative and comfortable for our animal friends to wear, both we and our pets can enjoy it. The ways in which these pet owners have approached decking out there animals is as diverse as the pets and animal owners themselves. Some matched the pets to costumes based on the color of their pets’ skin or fur, while others made them resemble pop culture characters that were based on their species in the first place.
The winners of the ‘Wildlife Photographer of the Year’ awards were revealed just a few days ago at the glittering awards ceremony that took place in the Natural History Museum, London. Here’s a mix of the winners and some of our favorite runner-ups.
Imagine swinging by a café to get a morning cup of coffee and encountering an angry, violent telekinetic woman. How would you react? What would you do? These are questions that unsuspecting members of the public had to answer in a prank set up by viral video marketing firm Thinkmodo.