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Ribeira de Carpinteira Bridge

Ribeira de Carpinteira Bridge

A beautiful pedestrian bridge in Portugal’s city of Covilhã, JLCG Arquitectos’s wood-lined structure spans a distance of about 721 feet, providing a dramatic walk worth slowing down for.

Tiny Little Lives

Tiny Little Lives

(NSFW) Redditor CaptJax’s wife makes unsettling dioramas depicting people committing grim and lascivious acts in otherwise idyllic or mundane scenes. Because everything’s not all right.

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Happy Food

Happy Food

Looks like the protagonist in Yum Yum’s latest animation could really use that new ketchup bottle we were talking about. But in the end, he gets what he needed. Hot dog toy (and friends) here.

Rockabilly Batman

Rockabilly Batman

Italian artist Denis Madri reimagines Batman characters in 50’s rockabilly style. It’s similar to what you saw in the animated series but his interpretation definitely has a style all its own.

Superhero Album Covers

Superhero Album Covers

DeviantArtist Uwe de Witt takes on classic album covers and envisions what they would have looked like if they were recorded by superheroes instead of the original artists. The Wall x The Thing FTW.

Colosse

Colosse

Director Yves Geleyn’s wonderfully animated short film features a giant wooden robot marionette, some woodpeckers, and a tremendous amount of heart and soul for a 2 minute film.

Paint Splash Flowers

Paint Splash Flowers

These flowers may look alien but they’re actually paint splashes that a very patient Jack Long photographed at just the right moment. If you like the way this looks, why not get it in bowl form?

Jawbreaker Shot Glass

Jawbreaker Shot Glass

This artist proves that with enough patience and the right tools, you can turn this Everlasting Gobstopper into a usable drinking vessel – or is it an egg cup? Either way, it’s mesmerizing.

Scott Scheidly: Pink Series

Scott Scheidly: Pink Series

Scott Scheidly’s Pink Series features portraits of infamous male leaders, villains and a pope, all drawn in a shocking, childish feminine style. A “commentary on power, masculinity and satire.”

Gale-Force Portraits

Gale-Force Portraits

Photographer Tadao Cern has been shooting a series of ridiculous portraits entitled “Blow Job,” in which individuals are captured while being hit in the face with gale-force winds.

Avengers Art Show

Avengers Art Show

Marvel Studios and Walt Disney Pictures assembled a team of earth’s greatest artists for an Avengers-inspired tribute show at Gallery 1988 in Los Angeles. Some pieces are still available to buy.

The Adventures of Mr. Fly

The Adventures of Mr. Fly

Photographer Nicholas Hendrickx shot these whimsical macro pics of his pal Mr. Fly set into tiny real life situations, ranging from skateboarding to riding a tiny fly Vespa to playing the fly-iano.

Cardboard Apartments

Cardboard Apartments

German artist EVOL creates unbelievably realistic illustrations of apartment buildings using cardboard, spray paint and complex stencils. Check out more of his work on his website.

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Photographic Specimens

Photographic Specimens

Artist Michael Mapes creates mesmerizing portraits and scenes using hundreds of tiny photographic cut-outs pinned to a display and stored in vials, like butterflies in an entomologist’s collection.

Henrique Oliveira Art

Henrique Oliveira Art

Using found materials from the streets of Sao Paulo, Brazil, artist Henrique Oliveira creates amazing installation pieces. Some are like caves of wonder we would love to explore. (Thanks Trina!)

Doodle Music

Doodle Music

YouTube mathematician Vi Hart’s latest video is her most confusing yet, but it’s the most entertaining one as well. Watch and listen as she demonstrates friezes, 2D patterns that repeat in one direction.

Sock Portrait

Sock Portrait

We’re enjoying the parade of everyday items Malaysian artist Hong Yi uses to create her work; here, she carefully pins 750 pairs of socks together for Zhang Yimou’s portrait. (Thanks Jasmin!)

1902 Canoes and Kayaks

1902 Canoes and Kayaks

An amazing scene captured from above by photographer Nancie Battaglia – as 1902 individual canoes and kayaks crowded into Fourth Lake in the Adirondacks for the “worlds largest raft” record.

Star Wars Identities Posters

Star Wars Identities Posters

Louis C. Hébert made portraits of Star Wars characters out of smaller illustrations. Part of an ad campaign for the Star Wars Identities exhibition. View the full posters on Behance.

Papercraft Bugatti Veyron

Papercraft Bugatti Veyron

While most of us will never be able to afford the $2 million+ dollar pricetag of an actual Veyron, we can live vicariously through this intricate paper model you can cut out and build for yourself.

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In Bed with Invader

In Bed with Invader

Raphael Haddad spent a night with street artist Invader in the winter of 2011, filming the urban artist as he plastered his trademark pixel art all over Paris. Music by ToBy Screamer.

Bullet-Time Light Painting

Bullet-Time Light Painting

Photographer Richard Kendall uses a 96-camera rig to take light painting to a whole new level, combining it with The Matrix “bullet-time” effect – bending light, time and our minds simultaneously.

Inflatable Stonehenge

Inflatable Stonehenge

While it’s not as mysterious as the actual Stonehenge, you can safely bounce off the rocks in this 1:1 interactive sculpture from Jeremy Deller, on display at Glasgow’s Int’l Festival of Visual Arts.

Sensu Capacitive Brush

Sensu Capacitive Brush

Similar to the Flow brush, Artist Hardware’s Sensu works great with the iPad or any device with a capacitive touch screen. It also has a rubber stylus nib on the other end, making it more versatile.

Mesh Wire Portraits

Mesh Wire Portraits

Using cut up layers of wire mesh, artist Seung Mo Park creates these huge and hauntingly beautiful portraits. In case you’re wondering, here’s a video of his meticulous process.

Cutout Paper Art

Cutout Paper Art

It’s amazing what artist Patrick Gannon is able to accomplish with textured and carved paper. Each work pieces together a beautiful land filled with the creatures of his fantastic imagination.

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