10 Tree Roots Winning Their Battle Against Concrete
22 Jul

10 Tree Roots Winning Their Battle Against Concrete

Nature Weird concrete environment environmentalism 22nd of July 2014

Mankind's relationship with nature is a difficult one – we must use it, live in harmony with it, protect it and protect ourselves from it. These visually striking images that we collected of tree roots colliding with concrete are beautiful symbolic representations of this complicated relationship. It's hard to say what it is exactly about tree roots that capture our imagination, but they have done so for thousands of years.

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This 144-Year-Old Wisteria In Japan Looks Like A Pink Sky
22 Jul

This 144-Year-Old Wisteria In Japan Looks Like A Pink Sky

Nature Travel beautiful flower big wistaria big wisteria 22nd of July 2014

These stunning photographs, which look like a glorious late evening sky with dashes of pink and purple, are actually pictures of Japan's largest wisteria (or wistaria, depending on whom you ask) plant. This plant, located in Ashikaga Flower Park in Japan, is certainly not the largest in the world, but it still comes in at an impressive 1,990 square meters (or half an acre) and dates back to around 1870.

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One Fast Cat: A Hamster Exercise Wheel For Cats
21 Jul

One Fast Cat: A Hamster Exercise Wheel For Cats

Animals Creative Products animal exercise animal health animal treadmill 21st of July 2014

It turns out that a wheel exercise treadmill is a great exercise device not only for hamsters, but also for cats! Inventor Sean Farley and his team in California came up with a giant replica of the hamster wheel designed to entertain bored cats. The device lets our little feline friends spend their days exercising instead of just lying around the house.

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Watch This Dog’s Adorable Apology After He Steals A Baby Girl’s Toy
21 Jul

Watch This Dog’s Adorable Apology After He Steals A Baby Girl’s Toy

Animals Cute apologetic dog babies and animals babies and dogs 21st of July 2014

“Oh s**t” moments are not just human – they are common to the entire animal kingdom. When Charlie the adorable beagle took his owner's daughter's toys away, she immediately protested, and he sprang into action to apologize! The way he decided to fix his mistake was hilarious - he began piling toys into Laura's baby chair, returning the toy he took with considerable interest.

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Incredible Body Paintings By Gesine Marwedel Transform People Into Animals And Organs
18 Jul

Incredible Body Paintings By Gesine Marwedel Transform People Into Animals And Organs

Art Body Art Painting art as therapy art therapy 18th of July 2014

Gesine Marwedel is a brilliant body painting artist based in Germany who creates both beautiful and terrifying pieces of art right on the models who serve as her living canvases. Marwedel is a master of painting on and with the human form – she can either emphasize it to work with her painting, or eliminate it to let her painting shine through.

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These 28 Chairs Prove That Furniture Can Be Art
18 Jul

These 28 Chairs Prove That Furniture Can Be Art

Creative Products Interior Design armchairs art furniture beautiful chairs 18th of July 2014

These 28 creative chairs and armchairs will prove that even something as mundane as a chair can be turned into a work of art in the hands of a skilled designer or artist. One of the coolest things about these chairs is that almost all of them seem like they'd actually be comfortable. It is the fine balance struck between ergonomics and art that makes them so impressive.

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An 83-Year-Old Photographer Found A Box Labeled “Mothers” Full of Images He Took Almost 50 Years Ago
18 Jul

An 83-Year-Old Photographer Found A Box Labeled “Mothers” Full of Images He Took Almost 50 Years Ago

Parenting Photography anthropological photography anthropology b&w 18th of July 2014

Ken Heyman, a renowned and award-winning people photographer, recently uncovered a nearly forgotten treasure in storage – a box labeled “Mothers” that had a beautiful series of images that he shot of mothers around the world. The images document motherhood around the world, not just from any one culture's perspective.

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These Touching Photos Of A Baby Boy’s Adoption Show What Unconditional Love Looks Like
17 Jul

These Touching Photos Of A Baby Boy’s Adoption Show What Unconditional Love Looks Like

Parenting Photography adopted baby adoption baby photography 17th of July 2014

Family and wedding photographer Kate Parker was given a beautiful opportunity to turn her camera on her own extended family to document her sister's adoption of a beautiful baby boy named Sam. The photo series, fittingly named “Blended,” is a perfect example of the unconditional love that a family has for its children, be they adopted or otherwise.

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Father Asked Strangers To Photoshop A Photo Of His 6-Week-Old Daughter After She Passed Away
16 Jul

Father Asked Strangers To Photoshop A Photo Of His 6-Week-Old Daughter After She Passed Away

Art Digital Art Parenting babies baby 16th of July 2014

When Ohio father Nathan Steffel's daughter Sophia passed away only six weeks after her birth due to medical complications, he requested on Reddit that someone alter her photo to remove her medical tubing. Because she had spent her entire short life in the hospital, he had no photos of her without it. The response by Reddit's users was touching and overwhelming.

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