Category Archive: Pretty

Nov 13 2013

That’s not Terrifying at all: Giant Horse Head Sculptures in Scotland

If you had to pick a sculpture to show the power and influence of a river what would you choose? Maybe a shark or an alligator, or a hippo or something right? As it turns out the answer is a horse. A pair of Clydesdales from Glasgow City, Scotland to be exact. These horses represent the …

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Sep 09 2013

The Web as Anime Characters

I hope you’re all having a good day and you aren’t having too many time off withdrawals this Monday morning. Take some time to check out these sweet social media sites and web browsers as anime characters. Deviant artist Jon Lock created this set to show how much better he is at art than you …

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Aug 26 2013

Because Science: Snails Tagged with LEDs

A British group out of the University of Exeter lead by Dr. Dave Hodgson is up in the night. But for a good cause this time, not just for a football (read soccer) game. They’re tracking snails and slugs. If you think that sounds like the most boring thing anyone could spend their night doing …

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Aug 09 2013

You Broke My Brain: Artful Animated GIFs

You gotta watch some people. You let them lose on the world and you’re soon going to find you are missing all your forks and neighborhood lawnmower blades are disappearing. Me? You let me lose and I’ll find a piece of string and a corner to sit in and I’ll entertain myself for days. For …

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Aug 06 2013

Biography with Centerfolds: Hugh Hefner’s Playboy

If you’ve ever wanted to learn more about how Hef did it, instead of just looking at the girls that did him, then now if your chance. His Biography is coming out. Unlike most biographies however, this one is six volumes long. I guess that means there is a lot to tell. Learn how he …

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Aug 02 2013

Look at the Pretty Colors: Oil, Ink, and Soap

People find art and beauty everywhere. For example when you walk through a parking lot after a rain you can see the rainbows of oil on the surface of the water running into a storm drain. So pretty. What’s less pretty is when you see the same thing after the nozzle falls out of your …

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Jul 24 2013

Faith in Humanity Restored: 97 Year-old Creates Art With Paint ’95

We’ve all spent countless hours playing around in Microsoft Paint creating shapes and colors and spot on knockoffs of famous paintings, but not many of us still use Paint in Windows ’95. And if we do, we don’t tell anyone about it. Luckily there are awesome people in this world like Hal Lasko. He’s a …

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Jul 12 2013

Shiny: Taxidermy Done With BBs

We all know that we want a moose head on out wall. Unfortunately not all of us live in Alaska where moose commonly crash through your house and get stuck in the wall. Luckily there are people out there who will go out of their way to create replacements. Artist Courtney Timmermans created a group …

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Jul 09 2013

Baffling Spinning Paint Art

This is art. It was created by Swiss photographer Fabian Oefner, for his latest series “Black Hole.” What he does is pours paint on a matter rod chucked into a drill. Then he lets the drill do what a drill does best, spin. He uses a high speed camera that can take pictures in like …

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Jun 17 2013

Pretty and Dangerous: Firing Tracers at a Lake

I remember in Hunters Safety class I was told never to fire a gun at the surface of the water. I always thought it was a crap way to keep me from shooting fish in a barrel. As it turns out, under the right conditions, firing at the surface of the water will cause the …

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