Art & Photography

We love writing, but there's a great old saying: a picture is worth a thousand words. If you love browsing photos of beautiful natural landscapes, beautiful people and objects, and the most unique contemporary art we can find, come join us on a little adventure. We'll even throw in a bit of street art for good measure.

8 Stunning Photos of the Northern Lights

Photo by  Andrés Nieto Porras

Everyone needs a little travel inspiration, and the phenomenon known as the Aurora Borealis – or Northern Lights – never ceases to amaze me and many others the world over. It’s beautiful, haunting, and seemingly supernatural. Though people once believed that the Auroras were a product of the gods, today we know that the Northern […]

Need Tattoo Ideas? 12 Amazing 3D Tattoos


I’ve wanted a tattoo since I first read books by Stephen King. I know, that’s a pretty strange connection. If I’m being completely honest, I can’t even remember why I made that association. What I do remember, however, is that I never ended up getting a tattoo for one very specific reason: I was worried […]

Superheroes and Supervillains as Nobility


Flemish painting techniques flourished from the early 15th century until the 17th century, and until today, I had no idea that I liked the style so much. Actually, I simply didn’t know it was called Flemish painting. I just thought of paintings like this as “old timey” followed by “wouldn’t it be great if I […]

Dead Cities — Post-Apocalyptic Dioramas


What happens after the apocalypse? Do we begin to re-build, or do we plunge into eternal chaos? Will our world be one day filled with dead cities? Humans have been writing about what happens after the apocalypse for thousands of years. Our notions of the end-of-times seem to have changed a little over time, but […]

“Movie Poster Mashup Art” by Jaemy Choong


You know something is good when you have trouble coming up with a title for it… when it defies brief description. But that wouldn’t be very sporting of me, so I’m going to try anyway. Here is what you’re looking at… Artist Jaemy Choong has taken posters of movies, and matched them up to people […]

Delightfully Dystopian Sysadmin Warning Posters from the 1980s


The 1980s were an interesting time in humanity’s recent history. The Cold War was going strong, and personal computers were starting to make an impact on the lives of millions of people around the world. Here’s an interesting thought: how often do you think people used the term “password” before computers entered the public consciousness? […]

A Drone’s Eye Views of the Abandoned Satstop Nuclear Plant


Over the past few years I’ve taken a real fancy to drones. Not the “murder from the sky” kind, raining down death and destruction on helpless poor people, but instead the gentler “take beautiful footage from above” kind. One could debate the nefarious purposes of the latter, but we’ll leave that for another discussion. In […]