Danish writer Mikael Wulff and cartoon artist Anders Morgenthaler – the creative duo known as Wumo – has created a brilliant series of graphs that illustrate some of the basic painful truths of everyday life in the Western world. Their graphs and diagrams are snarky and sarcastic but, for the most part, true. This, coupled with their simple and official-looking design, makes them a delight to look at.
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Products designed for children often portray a happy-go-lucky world filled with sunlight, flowers, smiling animals and friendship. But what happens to this world when jaded, miserable adults with a morbidly dark sense of humor get their hands on it? Well, you get something that looks a lot like Coloring Book Corruptions.
China is fascinating, and visiting it is bound to leave you with some amazing impressions. Sometimes, however, the English-speaking guests might have some difficulties finding their way around the country. Due to poor English knowledge and clumsy translation, signs that are supposed to help you out, only end up causing outbursts of unstoppable laughter!
Photographer’s job is probably one of the most romanticized jobs today, but is the reality all that nice and attractive? Aiming to mock the most popular stereotypes and general misconceptions about the profession, the Shoppe Designs studio presents a series of sarcastic posters, called Shoppe Satire. The posters feature the answers that most photographers probably try to keep to themselves in order to avoid conflicts.
When an 81-year-old amateur restorer Cecilia Giménez tried to restore the 19th Century Spanish Fresco ‘Ecce Homo’ little did she know that her work would become a worldwide media sensation. To make things even funnier, here are some of the best parodies of the botched “Ecce Homo” restoration.
Montreal based artist Jon Rafman isn’t the original photographer but instead he explores Google Street Views and takes screenshots of the most unusual and funny sights. The original images were taken by an army of Google’s hybrid electric automobiles, each one equipped with nine cameras on a single pole trying to photograph every highway and byway in the world. Here are 36 strangest and funniest Google Street View photos from Jon Rafman’s collection with a couple of our own finds.
“Whenever I feel the need to exercise, I lie down until it goes away.”― once said Robert Maynard Hutchins (1899-1977), an educational philosopher, dean of Yale Law School, and president of the University of Chicago. I loved this quote so much that I created this little illustration.
“Rayures” (which means “stripes” in French) is one of the most famous photographs by talented French photographer and poet René Maltête (1930-2000). His pictures are based on incongruity and surprise: humor is always present, but more than just a picture, there is often a philosophical dimension. If you want to see more of his work, be sure to check out rene.maltete.com.
In theory, choosing a domain name is a simple task. It has to be short, clever, memorable, easily spelled and communicate your business message. Let’s say you’ve done an awesome job and now you are ready to register it. Wait! Look again. Are you sure there are no dirty words hiding in the letters of longer words and their combinations? To warm up, take a look at these 30 worst domain names and you’ll know what i’m talking about…
Unless you are living in a cave (and no offense if you are), you’ve probably already seen some incredibly funny electronic greeting cards with “someecards” watermark floating around internet. Their website is full of humorous e-cards for just about any occasion, be it birthdays, weddings or even breakup. The best part is that you can create your own funny greeting cards using their e-card generator. But before you start, be sure to check out these 35 funniest someecards chosen from their most popular list with a couple of our picks from pinterest!
It seems that condoms and creativity go hand in hand. Los Angeles-based artist Max Wright takes slogans of famous brands like Pringles, Nike or McDonald’s and then applies them on condom packages. Now the famous Pringles’ slogan: “Once you pop, you can’t stop” gets a whole new meaning.