Thursday, October 18

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There Are Plenty Of Athletes In Rio Right Now, But These Are By Far The Biggest

There Are Plenty Of Athletes In Rio Right Now, But These Are By Far The Biggest

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googletag.cmd.push(function() { googletag.display('VN_PG_DTBT_ATF'); }); Whether you're lucky enough to be attending the Olympics or you're watching the world's best athletes come together from the couch, you've probably familiarized yourself with a few larger-than-life competitors. Names like Simone Biles, Yusra Mardini, and Katie Ledecky have likely come up over breakfast in the morning and before meetings in the afternoon. You've probably marveled at Michael Phelps' 20th gold medal in an email thread between coworkers or with your spouse during dinner. But what if these athletes (the smallest of whom is just under five feet tall) really were larger than life? Well, thanks to one French artist who goes by the name JR, we don't have to imagi...
When This Drone Flew Over The Ocean, It Found The Only Two People In The World

When This Drone Flew Over The Ocean, It Found The Only Two People In The World

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While weddings themselves are very much about people's tribes in their entirety, a relationship that culminates in such a celebration starts with two. Two people meet. Two people test the waters and take the plunge. They fumble through awkward dates until struggling with a plate full of pasta goes from embarrassing to endearing. They meet in the glorious middle filled with a type of love that warrants rings, parties, and promises of growing old together.Her ability to capture the sense of oneness that can be found in a pair is what sets Helene Havard's wedding photography apart. The Tahiti-based artist recently teamed up with Flying World Pictures to create a collection that both literally and figuratively elevates the craft. The comb...
These Tattoos Aren’t Just Beautiful — They’re Helping Self-Harm Survivors Heal

These Tattoos Aren’t Just Beautiful — They’re Helping Self-Harm Survivors Heal

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Studies show that one in six women and one in seven men will have self-harmed at some point in their lives. The phenomenon, which is replete with chilling statistics, is most prevalent in developed nations in North America and Western Europe, and 90 percent of those who self-harm begin in their teens. Often associated with anxiety and depression, the scars left behind serve as permanent reminders of people's darkest hours, and they linger long after their emotional wounds have healed.One tattoo artist by the name of Whitney Develle had a heartbreaking confrontation with self-harm when she noticed that a friend's arms were slashed with thin scars that read, "Don't eat." The revelation that her friend trudged through a such horrific ordeal...
You Probably Eat Toast For Breakfast Pretty Often, But You’ve Never Seen It Like This

You Probably Eat Toast For Breakfast Pretty Often, But You’ve Never Seen It Like This

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If you ate two pieces of toast every day for 500 days, you'd almost have consumed this artist's medium by the end. With 1,064 pieces of toast in total, artist Jolita Vaitkute recreated her city in stunning sepia tones for the opening of a bread factory in Vilnius, Lithuania. The resulting piece, which stands at a colossal 11 by 13 feet, unsurprisingly broke the country's record for largest work of toast art. Although the idea seems far-fetched, conceptualizing the project ended up being the easiest part. Jolita Vaitkute Because the artist is so well versed in creating works of food art, what could've taken months and months was completed in about 50 hours. ...
These Pictures Of Ordinary Foods Might Seem Boring, But Take A Closer Look

These Pictures Of Ordinary Foods Might Seem Boring, But Take A Closer Look

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If you're anything like me and you binge watch the Food Network like it's your job, then you've probably seen your fair share of elaborate cakes. There are plenty of bakers out there who take pride in transforming everyone's favorite treats into towering works of art, and a culinary creator by the name of Debbie Goard takes cake decorating to a whole new level.Her creations channel everything from classic movies to savory dishes. Check them out! 1. Wingardium Leviosa! 2. Even Snoopy needs a caffeine fix every now and then. 3. There's nothing bad about this mashup. Nothing. 4. I don't know about you, but I want to travel the world in search of more cakes. 5. This doesn't really make me feel warm and fuzzy. 6. Minions are inescapable. 7. Cake is a girl's best friend....
This Woman’s Works Of Art Are Dizzying In The Best Possible Way

This Woman’s Works Of Art Are Dizzying In The Best Possible Way

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We've all seen those movie scenes that are shot from the perspective of someone getting hit upside the head and falling into a heap. But before they hit the concrete, we're met with dizzying shots from the victim's point of view — scenes that show a spinning world full of double-faced assailants. googletag.cmd.push(function() { googletag.display('VN_PG_DCI1_BTF'); }); She strives to make each painting a conversation piece as observers read between the lines of every layer. Alex Garant Alex Garant And that conversation springs from a place of complication, since we're tasked with making sense of imagery that puts our percerptions to the test. Al...