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25 Creative Packaging Designs That Practically Sell Themselves

By • Apr 21st, 2014 • Category: Branding, Creative Products, Design, Latest Posts

We often consider the products we use and their packaging to be two separate things – the product is the thing we want, and its packaging is a piece of trash to be thrown away. Good design isn’t just about the product – it’s about good packaging as well. These 30 ingenious packaging designs, however, prove that a well-designed package can complement or even enhance the product it was designed to carry.

21 Of The Most Beautiful Japanese Cherry Blossom Photos Of 2014

By • Apr 4th, 2014 • Category: Latest Posts, Photography, Travel

Although the sakura, or cherry blossom, tends to be associated with Japanese culture, this delicate pink blossom’s beauty is appreciated in cities around the world. Come springtime, these small trees (which, contrary to their name, do not bear fruit) become an attraction for entire cities full of people ready to experience their springtime beauty.

30 Happy Animal Facts That Will Make You Smile

By • Apr 1st, 2014 • Category: Animals, Funny, Latest Posts, Photography, Science

It’s hard to say what it is about animals that we love the most – their cute or beautiful looks, their natural innocence or the emotional reactions that they elicit from us. But whatever the case may be, one of these 30 happy animal facts is bound to bring a smile to your face. A lot of these facts also underscore the similarities and emotional connections that people can share with animals, which raises a broader and more interesting questions – what is it about animals that we love so much?

Russian Photographer Takes Stunning Portraits With REAL Animals

By • Mar 31st, 2014 • Category: Animals, Latest Posts, Photography

What you’re about to see is not Photoshop – Moscow-based Russian photographer Katerina Plotnikova created these stunning images with the help of real live animals! While seemingly dangerous, these shots were made possible with the help of professional animal trainers. Fortunately, she has provided us with a few adorable behind-the-scenes photos showing how the animals are posed by their trainers, including a shot where the bear sneaks a snack from its trainer over the model’s shoulder.

17 Magical Cottages Taken Straight From A Fairy Tale

By • Mar 28th, 2014 • Category: Architecture, Design, Interior Design, Latest Posts

It’s often said that home is where the heart is, but I’m sure that most of us would easily fall in love with these fairytale cottages and leave our old homes behind in a heartbeat. What goes in to making a fairytale cottage? First of all, it’s clear that you need a rural setting, preferably a forest with witches and wolves or fairies and elves hiding behind every tree and rock.

20 Secret Rooms You’ll Wish You Had In Your Own Home

By • Mar 27th, 2014 • Category: Architecture, Interior Design, Latest Posts

Whether they remind you of Chicago speakeasies, medieval assassination plots or Cold-War precautions, secret rooms and passages have an undeniable mystique and appeal to them. Here are 20 secret rooms created with safety, work or play in mind. Secret rooms today can provide you and your family with a safe haven or store room in the case of an emergency. Or a fun and cozy hidden nook to hide away from the outside world. Whatever the case may be, it is their secrecy and mystique that makes them so appealing to us.

35 Worst Facebook Fails Ever

By • Mar 20th, 2014 • Category: Funny, Latest Posts

Social media has revolutionized the way we communicate and has provided us with one important advantage – when someone says something stupid, it is published for the entire world to see. We’ve collected some of the funniest examples of Facebook fails that we could find and posted them here for all of you to enjoy.

Every Morning, This Stunning Mosque Is Illuminated With All Of The Colors Of The Rainbow

By • Mar 18th, 2014 • Category: Architecture, Latest Posts

When someone brings up historical architecture, we picture beautiful arches, towering spires, sculptures and stone walls, but most of us probably don’t think of bright and vibrant colors. Nasir al-Mulk Mosque, as illustrated by these photographs, is a striking and strong exception to the idea that historical structures might have been somewhat lacking in colors. Not only are its stained-glass windows richly colored, but its walls feature a beautiful and vibrantly colorful array of painted geometric tiles.

15 Famous Landmarks Zoomed Out To Show Their Surroundings

By • Mar 17th, 2014 • Category: Latest Posts, Travel

This collection of photographs of majestic landmarks around the world do a great job of just how important framing, perspective and lighting are to a photograph. All of these photo pairs are of the same object, but the changes in perspective can make them seem more or less grand. Sure, the Brandenburg gate and Mount Rushmore are majestic when framed the right way, but they can look mundane when they aren’t the central focus of the photograph they’re in.

These 30 Creative Ambient Ads Know How To Grab Your Attention

By • Mar 14th, 2014 • Category: Advertising, Branding, Latest Posts

Companies trying to sell you a product will do anything to cram their ads down your throat, but it’s always nice when they show a bit of creativity and taste when trying to get your attention. Ambient ads are one such specific form of advertisement, which seeks at once to become a part of its environment and to draw your attention to it.

First Kiss: 20 Complete Strangers Asked To Kiss Each Other (VIDEO)

By • Mar 11th, 2014 • Category: Latest Posts

This saucy and heartwarming video, uploaded to Youtube by Tatia Pilieva, brings together what she says are complete strangers for nothing less than an intimate first kiss! At first things are painfully awkward and weird, but as they warm to each other with introductions, small chat and jokes, things start to heat up.

40 Worst Book Covers and Titles Ever

By • Mar 3rd, 2014 • Category: Funny, Latest Posts

I’ve been told not to judge a book by its cover, but when the cover has a title like “Images You Should Not Masturbate To”, it’s hard not to. Whether intentionally funny or just completely oblivious, here are some of the worst book titles we’ve ever seen.