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2016 National Geographic "Travel Photographer of the Year" Contest

The National Geographic Travel Photographer of the Year Contest is currently taking submissions, with entries for the prestigious competition accepted until May 27, 2016. Here we were able to share some of the spectacular early submissions, images that range from lonely snow covered hills to jam-packed metropolises without room for green space. The grand prize winner of the contest will receive a seven-day Polar Bear Safari for two in Churchill, […]

New Species of Unusual Jellyfish Discovered 2.3 Miles Below the Ocean’s Surface

In what looks more like a scene out of a James Cameron movie, researchers on a NOAA expedition aboard the Okeanos Explorer were filming with the help of an ROV in the Marianas Trench last week when an improbable creature suddenly popped into the frame.     With just a few wiry tentacles and a cluster of 8 brightly reflective orbs inside its body, this new jellyfish looks like something […]

Meet Smoothie, The World’s Most Photogenic Cat

As you can see from these pictures, Smoothie knows how to pose for the camera. Then again, it’s pretty easy for her. After all, while most of us have a best angle, EVERY angle is Smoothie’s best angle! With 175k followers and counting, Smoothie is the cat that Instagram was made for, so head on over to her popular page and join her legion of worshippers. As it says on […]

Mesmerizing Photography of Dubai by Abrar Mohsin

Today we take more pictures in every second than the entire generation took in the 18th century. Most of it finds its way either to social media or to digital junk. The reason we have so much of digital junk is because we have become mere picture takers and not story tellers.   Through this set of 6 images what we are trying to convey is the story of Dubai, […]

Material Design Inspired Wallpapers

For lovers of Material Design, a complete album full of wallpapers can help change up the look of your home screen, with 140+ wallpapers available for downloading.   The wallpapers are nothing too complex, mainly full of bright colors, sharp angles, and circles, but they do compliment Google’s latest update to the Android OS quite well. Below listed are some of our favorite Material Design Wallpapers, but do follow the […]

30+ Simple Ideas that will Make Your Home Extremely Awesome

If you want to make your home more efficient and look better, you don’t necessarily have to break the bank. Sometimes, the simplest changes can make a world of difference. Take these 35 simple home improvement ideas, for example. You wouldn’t think that moving your outlets or adding an end table could change the flow and cool factor of your house, but it can. And if you follow these tips, […]

The Most Unusual Bathroom Signs You’ve Ever Seen

Toilets get a pretty bum deal (no pun intended). They’re one of mankind’s most useful inventions yet rarely do we show them any gratitude. But Thomas Crapper (the Godfather of the modern toilet. Seriously) will be happy to know that some people put a lot of effort into their toilets (stop laughing).   Take a look at this list of creative toilet signs that GenCept has compiled for example. Sure […]

The Secret Life Of Superhero Toys By Edy Hardjo

Hrjoe Photography’s playful and expertly-executed photos prove that superhero action figures aren’t just for kids. Edy Hardjo, the photographer behind the project, uses detailed, high-quality action figures to put some of our favorite superheros into hilarious and sometimes compromising positions.   After putting the figures into their picture-perfect poses, he removes the stands he uses to prop them and some of the more obvious joints with Photoshop to make them […]

Gravity is the Only Glue That Holds These Together

Michael Grab (featured previously here) is a master of balancing rocks and stones. The artist and photographer first explored rock balancing in 2008 while exploring the breathtaking landscapes of Colorado. Since then the activity has become a source of meditative practice and creative passion and Grab has become prolific in the art form. On his website, Grab explains:     Below you will find a gallery of some of Grab’s […]

Beautiful Houses Week #46: Mountain Home in Massachusetts

Tsao & McKown Architects recently completed Berkshire Mountain House, a modern residence located in Alford, Massachusetts. The exterior of the residence is inspired by traditional farm houses in the region with a blended array of textures and hues, while glass is used extensively for connection with the outdoors.     An original layout defines the project, which has a total of three levels: “The building is conceived as movement through […]

Wallpaper of the Week - 25 Material Design Inspired Wallpapers

After Flat design, Google’s Material design is the new trend which is getting popular among designers. If you use an Android phone, you might already have noticed that a lot of apps are getting Material design inspired interface in the recent updates.   Google is bringing Material design to its phone apps as well as Web apps slowly and so far Google has rolled out Material design UI in Google […]

Powerful Illustrations That Show Destroying Nature Destroys Life

In an effort to raise public awareness of the ongoing destruction of animals’ natural habitats, several creative agencies collaborated on a project for the German-based environmental activists, Robin Wood.   Creative agency Grabarz & Partner worked with Analog / Digital and Illusion Bangkok to create three powerful CGI visuals to communicate the message that, “Destroying nature is destroying life”.   Agency: Grabarz & Partner Client: Robin Wood CCO: Ralf Heuel […]