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A Japanese Artist Draws about Modern Life Drama

Sometimes, I find myself getting lost for hours into the Japanese art of drawing. That was the case with Avogado6, a mysterious artist that managed to capture and to draw the best and the worst of living modern life. There is not much info out there about Avogado, except that he is very fond of chemistry and that he gets the essence of human feelings in modern day society. The themes of his drawings include silence, ambition, past, depression,...

Arborosculpture: Beautiful artworks made from living trees.

Richard Reames is a man that has all the time in the world. At least, that what I was first inclined to believe when I saw his tree shaped artworks. Somehow, he managed to bend a common piece of nature to beautiful and unexpected shapes. Richard managed to share his knowledge on arborsculpture in his 2005 "Arborsculpture: Solutions for a Small Planet" book. He believes that everyone can accomplish such tree shaping projects. It seems that...

Nature House at Arctic Circle

Hjertefølgers is a Norwegian family that counts no less than six members. They have wholeheartedly embraced the environmentally friendly lifestyle by building a sustainable house made of adobe, wood and other sustainable materials. They have also adopted a vegan diet that's based on the permacultures that grow around the house. However, the conditions beyond the Arctic Circle are really harsh, dominated by long, cold winters and short summers....

The underwater hotel room in Tanzania, Africa

If you think that staying in a hotel room in Bora Bora or in Maldives is the perfect way to spend your vacation, then you should learn about a new hotel room that can be booked on the eastern coast of Tanzania, Africa. The amazing and unusual hotel room is located near Pemba Island and it is a component of Manta Resort. The accommodation has two unified structures: the area placed over the water where the guests can get a nice tanning or eat and...

Coober Pedy: The underground city and a luxurious hotel

Coober Pedy is a mining town located in southern Australia, in one of the most desolate and waterless places in the world. Here, nearly 3,500 people from 45 different countries live underground, at 8 to 22 feet deep below the surface of the earth. Yes, this is an underground city! The extremely high temperatures in the region have caused the population of this area to build a true underground city. Here, you can find everything from the library...

20 Unbelievable realistic computer generated 3D male models artworks

There are times when you can't really see the difference between real and computer generated graphics. In movies, I like it when they blend actual props with 3D generated elements in order to create a world without borders and limits, a world that is fooling the human eye into believing. The following realistic 3D male models artworks are special because they take things to the next level. Everything is 100% computer generated and some of them...

Boeing 747-8 VIP, the luxury private jet

In order to meet customer's demand, Airbus and Boeing started selling VIP versions of their aircrafts, Airbus Corporate Jet and Boeing Business Jet. Even so, a very wealthy client preferred to buy a customized Boeing 747-8 aircraft, which was created by a company called Greenpoint Technologies of Kirkland, Washington. The luxury aircraft provides a space of 445 square meters (4,786 sq. ft.), equipped with several private cabins, a luxurious...

Satirical drawings about our society by Pawel Kuczynski

Following my previous article on Satirical drawings about our society by John Holcroft, I've decided to dig even deeper on this topic. This time, I found a collection of artworks created by Pawel Kuczynski, a polish artist that cleverly underlines the problems of today's society. As you can imagine, the image that caught my eye is the Pokémon GO satirical drawing that depicts a young human being enslaved by Pikachu, the main character of this...

Lucia Pittalis’ Make-Up Transformations are Impressive

Her name is Lucia Pittalis and she is a professional makeup artist. Having only her make-up skills and without any special computer generated effects, she managed to create a buzz on the Internet after her social accounts were suddenly followed by people wanting to learn more about her work and her make-up transformations. The following collection depicts images with incredible make-up transformations. See Lucia Pittalis, a common woman,...

The interactive wall at the Salesforce offices

Taking things to the next level! Salesforce is a US cloud computing company that decided to take things to the next level. They have placed a giant screen at the entrance of the office. The screen uses over 7 million pixels in order to recreates a gorgeous waterfall! If you want to view this giant interactive wall you should visit the company's headquarters in San Francisco. The wall is synchronized with a weather application so when it snows in...