A 16 Year Old Girl, Armed With A Pencil, Entered A Competition. The Result Blew My Mind.

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You could say 16 year-old Shania McDonagh is good at drawing. You could also say that she is absolutely, mind-blowingly brilliant at it, too. She has entered the Texaco Children’s Art Competition before and won in different age categories, but this year she won the overall prize. She has been entering the competition for years, but this […]

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I Wasn’t Even Sure What I Was Seeing At First. Now I Can’t Look Away… Mesmerizing.

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Every two years, people flock to Tarragona, Spain for the “Concurs de Castells.” At the event, which is a Catalan tradition that dates back to the 1700’s, teams compete against each other in using their own bodies to build human towers–some of them consisting of hundreds of people. Talk about being a pillar of your […]

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What Do You Get When You Mix Street Art And Railroad Tracks? Awesomeness.

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Portuguese street artist Artur Bordalo AKA Bordalo II, likes trains. He likes them so much, that train tracks feature prominently into his latest series. These playful creations cleverly incorporate the straight lines of the tracks to create everything from musical notes to a game of Tic Tac Toe. Nice doing business with you. Bordalo II Musical notes. Bordalo II The musical notes […]

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This Apartment Is Really Nice… But When You See What It Has, OMG. I Am Incredibly Jealous.

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Most modern apartment design focuses on minimalism, fancy art, luxurious amenities and costing more than any living space ever should. Although the price is still probably outrageous, architect David Hotson found a way to mix in some whimsy into modern design. This is Skyhouse. What makes Skyhouse unique isn’t its location or Feng Shui (although both are […]

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An Architecture Student Got Sick Of Normal Projects. So He Bought A Bus… And You Gotta See It Now.

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As he was graduating from the University of Minnesota’s architecture school, Hank Butitta took on a thesis project with a simple theme: buying and converting a school bus into a home. Hank Bought a Bus was the project’s official name. He wanted to put all of his theories and skills to the test, to see […]

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It Looked Like A Typical Family With Junk Outside. But The Truth Hit Me Hard.

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A photographer by the name of Huang Qingjun took a series of photos that focuses on something you would think is depressing, but is actually somehow inspirational. He studied poor Chinese families from all over the country, living in different regions and in different types of homes. The pictures show those families standing next to […]

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