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Smithsonian Magazines 12th Annual Photo Contest Finalists 0

Smithsonian Magazine’s 12th Annual Photo Contest Finalists

With apologies to that picture of a chicken parm sub you posted on Facebook last week, we have found some examples of truly beautiful photography. Smithsonian.com has unveiled the finalists in its 12th Annual Photo Contest, and you’re gonna wanna set aside … Continue reading

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R2D2 Superhero Mashup by Steve Berrington 1

R2-D2 Superhero Mashup by Steve Berrington

Admittedly, the whole “this pop culture guy reimagined as that pop culture guy” theme has become a bit tired, but R2-D2 deserves some love on this one. Already a superhero in our eyes, the beloved Star Wars droid as been … Continue reading

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Pencil Tip Sculptures by Salavat Fidai 1

Pencil Tip Sculptures By Salavat Fidai

Unless you’re one of the relatively few people who needs to work pencils, most people generally find them annoying; something you’d rather leave in the 6th grade. But Russian artist Salavat Fidai opened our eyes to just how beautiful they … Continue reading

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Film Director Portraits by Julian Rentzsch 1

Film Director Portraits by Julian Rentzsch

Alfred Hitchcock. Martin Scorcese. David Lynch. These directors have reached towering heights of creative genius behind the lens. One would think it’d be tough to match their artistic greatness in paying homage to them, but these awesome portraits come pretty … Continue reading

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The Filmography of Motorcycles by Cathryn Lavery 1

The Filmography of Motorcycles by Cathryn Lavery

The motorcycle has made countless number of movies better. From the chopper in Easy Rider to Tom Cruise’s Kawasaki crotch rocket in Top Gun, the cool factor has been amped up so many times, it’s kinda hard to keep track. … Continue reading

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The Secret Life Of Superhero Toys by Edy Hardjo 0

The Secret Life Of Superhero Toys by Edy Hardjo

What happens when the world’s mightiest superheroes aren’t fighting crime? In photographer Edy Hardjo’s world, they’re playing hopscotch, getting haircuts, and checking out the Hulk’s presumably massive green package while taking a leak. Hardjo has created some fantastically funny photos using … Continue reading

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Auto Icon Print Series by Jerome Daksiewicz 1

Auto Icon Print Series by Jerome Daksiewicz

How well do you know cars? Can you recognize a 1953 Corvette when you see one? OK, but now, can you recognize that Vette when only seeing the front end? Test yourself with the Auto Icon print series from Nomo Design. … Continue reading

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Chinatown- Western Brands With Chinese Characters By Mehmet Gozetlik 1

Chinatown: Western Brands With Chinese Characters

Can you identify a big-name brand just by its logo? Probably. But what if the words are spelled with Chinese characters? It’s a question we never really thought to ask ourselves until Istanbul-based designer Mehmet Gözetlik confronted us with his … Continue reading

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80s Villain Vinyl Covers by Rocky Davies 1

80s Villain Vinyl Covers by Rocky Davies

What do some of the biggest, nastiest villains of retro kid culture look like when they get posterized in 80s-era pastels? Ridiculous. In a great kind of way. Illustrator Rocky Davies is paying homage to the characters he grew up … Continue reading

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8-Bit Pop Culture Prints by Adam Lister 1

8-Bit Pop Culture Prints by Adam Lister

8-bit video games (Super Mario Bros., for example) hardly seem like the kind of things you’d spot hanging on museum walls, but in the hands of Beacon, NY-based artist Adam Lister, what’s old and familiar is new and beautiful again. … Continue reading