28 Breathtaking Photos Of Lighthouses That Have Stood The Test Of Time
08 Aug

28 Breathtaking Photos Of Lighthouses That Have Stood The Test Of Time

Architecture Photography beacon beautiful lighthouses coastal photography 8th of August 2014

The lighthouse is a near-universal symbol of safety and guidance that has helped mariners find their way home since ancient times. Although they are gradually outliving their usefulness, they are still epic monuments to human ingenuity and to their own resilience. Because August 7th is National Lighthouse Day in the U.S., we decided to share some amazing lighthouse photos with our readers.

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4-Story Street Art Mural Of A Dog Diving Underwater Unveiled In Belgium
08 Aug

4-Story Street Art Mural Of A Dog Diving Underwater Unveiled In Belgium

Animals Art Street Art Bart Smeets Belgium 8th of August 2014

Belgium-based street artist Bart Smeets (a.k.a. Smates) has created a beautiful and realistic mural depicting a larger-than-life diving dog that looks like it's having the time of its life. The mural, located on the site of a building in Mechelen, Belgium, is brimming with joy and enthusiasm. The image feels like a fresh splash of water on the face, which is especially refreshing in its boring urban surroundings.

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Artist With Alzheimer’s Drew Self Portraits For 5 Years Until He Could Barely Remember His Own Face
07 Aug

Artist With Alzheimer’s Drew Self Portraits For 5 Years Until He Could Barely Remember His Own Face

Art Painting Alzheimers Alzheimers disease artist 7th of August 2014

In 1995, U.K.-based artist William Utermohlen was diagnosed with Alzheimer's disease. This is a difficult diagnosis and disease for anyone, but before his death in 2007, Utermohlen created a heart-wrenching final series of self-portraits over a roughly 5-year period documenting the gradual decay of his mind due to this crippling disease.

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Like Mother, Like Daughter: 25 Adorable Photos Of Moms And Their Mini-Mes
07 Aug

Like Mother, Like Daughter: 25 Adorable Photos Of Moms And Their Mini-Mes

Parenting Photography babies baby baby girl 7th of August 2014

Mothers and daughters often share a special relationship; although both parents are equally important in a child's upbringing, daughters often look to their mothers for cues on how to act in certain positions and how to dress. To celebrate this special relationship, we found these 25 images illustrating daughters that look up to their mothers.

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24 Unusual Love Cards For Couples With A Twisted Sense Of Humour
06 Aug

24 Unusual Love Cards For Couples With A Twisted Sense Of Humour

Creative Products Funny couple ideas couples creative cards for couples 6th of August 2014

Bit by bit, greeting cards are (regrettably) becoming a thing of the past. The more creative stationery artists and designers out there, however, are coming up with 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.

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Tiny Humans Lost In The Majesty Of Nature
05 Aug

Tiny Humans Lost In The Majesty Of Nature

Nature Photography camping destinations enjoying nature enjoying the outdoors 5th of August 2014

No matter how caught up we get in our stressful day-to-day lives, nature always gives us the perfect place to escape to. The great outdoors have a way of making you seem small and insignificant, and of putting all of your problems into perspective. With that in mind, here are some stunning photographs showing just how small we can seem when eclipsed by the powerful wonder of nature.

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The Majestic Beauty Of Wild Animals Captured By Marina Cano
05 Aug

The Majestic Beauty Of Wild Animals Captured By Marina Cano

Animals Photography African photography African wildlife animal photography 5th of August 2014

Marina Cano is a talented and internationally-renowned nature photographer that takes stunning photographs of wild animals. Her adventures have taken her to various countries in Africa and Europe to photograph animals in their natural element. Cano's photos have a powerful, intimate, and even somewhat humanizing quality to them.

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Antique Chair Restored And Repainted As Characters From Adventure Time
05 Aug

Antique Chair Restored And Repainted As Characters From Adventure Time

DIY Interior Design Advenchair Advenchair Time Adventure Time 5th of August 2014

A creative fan of the popular Adventure Time cartoon show found an old antique chair and turned it into a cool Adventure Time-themed chair that clever commenters are calling “Advenchair Time.” Reddit user reallylovely discovered the (unpainted) chair at an antique shop for $20 and immediately recognized the hidden potential of its simple design.

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5,000 Melting Ice Sculptures Remember The Victims Of WWI
04 Aug

5,000 Melting Ice Sculptures Remember The Victims Of WWI

Art History Installation Birmingham Birmingham’s Chamberlain Square 4th of August 2014

Last week, we described a heart-wrenching memorial installation commemorating some of the lost soldiers of WWI, but now, one artist has created an art installation that also remembers the often-forgotten civilian deaths during “The Great War.” Brazilian sculptor Nele Azevedo arranged 5,000 little ice figurines on the step of Chamberlain Square in Birmingham, U.K., to remember the men and women lost during WWI, including the civilians.

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Wood And Metal Unite In Striking Furniture By Hilla Shamia
04 Aug

Wood And Metal Unite In Striking Furniture By Hilla Shamia

Interior Design aluminum casting aluminum furniture aluminum mold amazing furniture 4th of August 2014

Hilla Shamia, an ingenious Israeli artist and designer, creates beautiful one-of-a-kind wood and aluminum desks and stools using a unique method that marries cold aluminum and beautiful pieces of wood. To create these unprecedented pieces, Shamia poured molten aluminum onto logs of raw cypress and eucalyptus that have been cut lengthwise.

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888,246 Poppies Pour Like Blood From The Tower Of London To Remember The Fallen Soldiers Of WWI
01 Aug

888,246 Poppies Pour Like Blood From The Tower Of London To Remember The Fallen Soldiers Of WWI

Art History Installation august 5 ceramic 1st of August 2014

This summer, the Tower Of London will be surrounded by a sea of crimson. This installation, conceived by artist Paul Cummins and designer Tom Piper, will commemorate each and every British or Colonial fatality from World War 1 by planting 888, 246 red ceramic poppies in a flowing sea around the tower. The installation, entitled “Blood Swept Lands And Seas Of Red,” will be unveiled on August 5th, exactly 100 years after the first day of Britain involvement in World War 1.

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This Dog Opens The Window For Customers At A Small Cigarette Shop In Japan
01 Aug

This Dog Opens The Window For Customers At A Small Cigarette Shop In Japan

Animals Cute cashier dog cigarette shop cute 1st of August 2014

Suzuki, a small cigarette shop in Tokyo, has the best salesman ever - a cute Shiba Inu who opens the shop's window for customers. The cute dog, who lives in the shop with his owner, attracts both regular customers and tourists from all over the country who come to buy a pack of cigarettes or snacks and say hi to the adorable shopkeeper.

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