Longtime veteran courtroom sketch artist
Gary Myrick gives us a look inside his profession.
Parisian tattoo artist Gue T Deep made a slow motion video of his hand at work
is a love letter to the fog of the San Francisco Bay Area. I chased it for over two years to capture the magical interaction between the soft mist, the ridges of the California coast and the iconic Golden Gate Bridge."
Mike McHenry has posted several photo pages of the Chinese firecracker and firework labels
he's been collecting since 1968.
Japanese beatboxer Hikakin collaborates
with American dancer Nonstop. [Previously
is an historical photo narrative with such gems as "Photobooth
", "Last Prisoners Leave Alcatraz
", Dorothea Lange:"Internment
", and the very sexy "Tally Ho
". *Nudity and other possibly offensive photos for some*
manually snapped frames in-between the frames the animator intended to use, in order to capture the animation process in action. Not sure if the actual time-lapse has been released, but more on the elaborate production of it is available here
Brendan Fitzpatrick took x-ray photographs of flowers
that can be magnified by clicking on them.
In 1976, American students put their Tricentennial imaginings
to paper. Some larger versions of the drawings are available over at Buzzfeed
Contrary to popular belief, cats can make great DJs
. It's just a small sample, but it's nice to see him really get into it as the set progresses.
In the 1970s and 1980s, Chicago gangs distributed gang cards
to stake their neighbourhood claim. Full gallery available here
The Fresh Prince Of Bel-Air. (Lots of previously here)
Awkward Family Pet Photos
, from the people who brought you Awkward Family Photos
. The Huffington Post offers a bit of a backstory on the creators
Irina Werning has once again recreated the scenes from old photographs
in a similar fashion as last time
. (slightly NSFW)
Vintage photographs of Toronto at night
is brought to you by the same people who put out Toronto in photos from the 1850s to the 1990s
, and several other sets linked within.
Matthew Goodman created a time-lapse video showing five weeks of Burning Man
using a Canon EOS 500D set up on Razorback mountain to snap 8,000 12-megapixel photographs. Here's how he did it
Amerigo Gazaway combined the music of Fela Kuti and De La Soul
to create Fela Soul
. All the tracks along with liner notes and album commentary are available free for download here
. [more inside]
Make your Franklin
is a site which accepts submissions of recreated 100 USD banknotes
Tokyo artist Sagaki Keita creates incredibly detailed illustrations
which are almost completely improvised. More of his work can be found on his website
Fifty vintage beer cans
from Dan Becker's book entitled "Beer: A Genuine Collection of Cans".
, of the Montana Transit Authority
custom-built, one-of-a-kind velocipedes
with an 8-point steering system. [more inside]
Artist Sarah Musi sent little pieces of art
to forty-five artists
, along with a tiny blank canvas for them to create something and return it. So far she has received six back
"In all my slow-motion work so far, I’ve used a static camera to capture a high-speed event. But, I wondered, what would happen if the camera was the fast-moving object? For instance, if you use a 210fps camera at 35mph, on playback at 30fps it’ll seem to the observer that they’re moving at walking pace- but everything observed will be operating at 1/7th speed
." [more inside]
"I just finished serving jury duty at the Van Nuys Superior Court. My case involved a man who was suing a stripper and strip club for a “fractured penis” injury he received while getting a nude lap dance. The stripper was from Sweden. The strip club owner was a retired porn star. There were many experts. Needless to say, this case was kind of awesome. As a member of the jury, I was given a pad and pen for note taking
. The case lasted 7 days."
Beautiful banknote vignettes
which were used in the 19th century by the United States to combat counterfeiters. Brought to you by MeFi's peacay
Vincent Lexington Harper compiled the world's largest collection of digitally restored pinups from the 1920s and 30s in the Old Orient Museum
. [more inside]
"This is a blog documenting a project that will span exactly one year, from January 1, 2010 to December 31, 2010. On each of those 365 days, I will photograph or draw (and occasionally paint) one collection
. Most of the collections are real and exist in my home or studio; those I will photograph. Some are imagined; those I will draw or (occasionally) paint."
created by 'simply' folding paper. [more inside]
by more than 20 contemporary artists from the Middle East
is being showcased
at the Saatchi Gallery.
isn't (like so much western art) about consumerism or celebrity or art itself; it's about suicide bombers
, religious police, unending war
, and the denigration
in Islamic societies."
a poet. Pricasso
also paints with his penis. He's 'done' Ron Paul
and other world leaders
. This is not a self-link, but it is a tad NSFW.