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Fat Flag: Models Body-Painted With Flags Eating Their National Foods

By • Dec 10th, 2013 • Category: Art, Body Art, Food, Funny, Latest Posts, Photography

What first comes to mind when you see an American flag? Freedom, the Statue of Liberty, or maybe a big juicy burger? This last association has been used by French photographer Jonathan Icher in his “Fat Flag” photo series. With the help of make-up artist Anastasia Parquet, Icher picked five different nationalities and put their iconic foods into his models’ mouths.

Poll Reveals The USA’s Drunkest, Hottest and Silliest-Sounding States

By • Aug 26th, 2013 • Category: Latest Posts, Miscellaneous

Remember the amusing polls, when Europeans were asked to name which countries they though were the drunkest, hottest and silliest-sounding, etc? Seeing how successful the project turned out to be, Business Insider and SurveyMonkey’s Audience decided to carry out a similar poll in the US. They interviewed 1603 respondents, asking them questions that everyone jokes about around a dinner table, but that haven’t been officially published yet.

Poll Reveals Europe’s Drunkest, Hottest and Silliest-Sounding Countries

By • Jul 25th, 2013 • Category: Funny, Latest Posts

To celebrate their 30,000th subscriber, European “Reddit” held a poll where users were able to weigh in on their opinions of countries besides their own. Questions ran the (super serious) gamut from “Which European country can drink the most” to “Which European country has the silliest accent”.

31 Maps Mocking National Stereotypes Around the World

By • Jul 22nd, 2013 • Category: Funny, Latest Posts, Travel

Using infographical maps to represent data is nothing new, but London-based designer Yanko Tsvetkov, through his site alphadesigner.com, has taken this common form in a new direction by releasing a series of both funny and thought-provoking prejudice maps. Instead of displaying political borders or statistics, his maps make tongue-in-cheek representations of social, cultural and political stereotypes.