Art & Photography

If you're in NYC these days, you might be seeing double.

When checking out the mini recreations of some of the most famous buildings in NYC, let me know if there's a tiny Godzilla anywhere around the Empire State Building... Read more
Just when you thought Instagram was totally pointless - turns it, it might not be!

Get some practical use out of all your food and cat pics by turning them into magnets. Hey there's an idea that just might STICK. Ha! Read more
Scientific American is taking a look at mental illness as portrayed by artists in history.

I guess Britney shaving her head is our generation's version of Van Gogh chopping his ear off? Uh oh.

Original story: A Brief History of Mental Illness In Art
‘Self-Portrait with a Bandaged Ear’ was painted after Van Gogh began to suffer from serious mental illness, including psychotic episodes and... Read more
These designs by LIE - Little Ideas Every Day - are meant to inspire and brighten up every day by smashing inspiration with reality.

Colour me impressed? Read more
Here's a twist on avoiding junk food: setting fire to it. Maybe these will IGNITE interest in a new diet?

Hmm... maybe not. They still look pretty good. Read more
We dare you not to love Canadian John Atkinson's collection of fun, smart cartoons that he draws with his right hand, despite being left-handed.

Check 'em out and tell us your favourite. The "Caber-net" one is, um, not at aaall accurate! :) Read more
I can pretty much guarantee that this collection is much better than the classic "Dogs Playing Poker" painting your uncle's got hanging in the basement. Read more
It's hard to keep track of where nerdism turned to cool and back again, but American artist Andrew DeGraff figured out a way to sort it out - create maps of movie worlds.

So, you'll never get lost flying your Jedi Starfighter and you won't have to be a slave for Jabba the Hutt. FINALLY. Read more
American artist Scott Blake is bringing pop icons to black and white life, using barcodes from their products to create cool images. One for Oprah, for instance, uses the barcodes from her book club picks to create an ode to the lady O.

Don't let someone scan one though... you probably don't want to buy hundreds of random Oprah book picks in one fell swoop. Read more
As if wakeboarding and light painting weren't equally impressive enough on their own, these photos really amp up the already-cool factor of both.

All the trippy colours, none of the side effects. Read more

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