Of course I don’t know how to fold shirts. But I did for a few seconds after I watched this video by Dave Hax. Unfortunately I’ve forgotten again and will presumably never be able to correctly fold shirts.
Bianca Tuckwell just earned a first class honours degree from UCA Farnham, in part due to this series of photographed bird’s nests. These uncomplicated photographs are deceptively delicate to create, although I can only hope the birds weren’t distressed by having their homes stolen.
I’m absolutely certain that, like me, you love that cosy feeling of being behind a car-window in a heavy rainstorm. These photorealistic pencil illustrations by Elizabeth Patterson go a long way to recreating those moments.
Within the first couple of minutes, as General Zod (Michael Shannon) is attempting to overthrow the government of Krypton, Superman’s dad Jor-El (Russell Crowe) essentially repeats that much meme’d line from Zack Snyder’s breakthrough 300 (2007), ‘This is madness!’
The I Miss Drugs Mug from Firebox is a bold matte black mug for those weary wageslaves who no longer care and probably just want to go out and get wasted like they used to before they started working.
After a teaser trailer which gave nothing away, we now have a full trailer for Alan Partridge’s cinematic debut, Alpha Papa.
South Park games have been notoriously shit. But this time they’re sticking to the animation style they do best and using original content from creators Matt Parker and Trey Stone in the upcoming side-scrolling rpg hack-and-slash, The Stick of Truth.
Okay, so technically this isn’t “instant” as you’ll still need to almost-freeze the bottled water for a couple of hours. But to anyone unsuspecting at your summer barbecue you’ll look like a God as you drop an ice-cube into your drink and the whole glass frosts over in seconds.
With these collages Stein Brianhoff (or maybe Brian Steinhoff, I dunno) has tried to make family-friendly porn by combining tacky wallpaper with silhouetted scenes from porn. It didn’t really work. Although it’s probably heaven if you’re the sort of person who can get turned on by wallpaper. In which case, this is for you.
South Africa design studios MUTI and Foxp2 have created these retro travel posters for famous fictional locations, like Skull Island from King Kong, The Overlook from The Shining and a place from Lord of the Rings.
Producers and animators at Oh Yeah Wow spent nine month creating this two-minute stop-motion music video for Gotye’s Easy Way Out.
Russian oil-painter, Ivan Alifan‘s series Porcelain Skin combines pale, almost opalescent tones and excellent lighting to create vividly drenched portraits.
A year ago we reblogged a webcomic from Chaos Life called Kama Sutra for Sleeping Couples. It’s proven pretty popular, so it’s a pleasant surprise that they’ve finally created a sequel.
Yep, you read that properly. If you like either crosswords or magic, and I’m pretty confident that you’ll be interested in one of the two, then you have to watch this mind-blowing magic trick by David Kwong.
The Visual Insights team at Twitter has published some spectacular images which depict a number of iconic cities, including New York, Tokyo and Istanbul, using only the locations of geotagged Tweets dating from 2009.
Sorry, I’ve had a few distractions in the last couple of weeks. But here are some photorealistic still life paintings from the incredibly talented Steve Mills.
In his own words, Nikos Gyftakis explains that his portraits are “organized around a dominating, dynamic topic and it is fully radiant with movement, flow and musicality”. Which is, yeah. Pretty swirls.
In this charcoal animation about cluster bombs, The Gift That Keeps on Giving, the Cluster Project has released the first in a series of works related to weapons, war, and the giddy, psychotic culture that breeds violent conflict.
The Place Beyond the Pines stars two of the most lauded and handsomest actors of the decade, Ryan Gosling and Bradley Cooper, alongside one of the hottest actresses of the last decade, Eva Mendes.
I bet you thought you’d got over Boards of Canada and their unmistakable brand of ambient IDM. It’s been 8 years since their last album, but now they’re back with a slightly noisier sound for Tomorrow’s Harvest, released on June 10th.