Artist speed paints a painting you can't see until the very last second

Speed painting can be purposefully misleading but it's always fun to have your brain pump in that delayed "Ohhhh" reaction once you realize what's going on. You feel like a complete idiot with your mouth open until you see it. And even then, you're not completely sure it's not sorcery. » 8/20/14 12:31am 44 minutes ago

These Trippy Cross-Section Portraits Were Made Without Photoshop

Berlin-based artist Michael Lamoller uses analogue editing techniques to create super trippy timelapse portraits of people in a series called "Tatochronos." The portraits are collaged upon one another from several printed images, cut up, and then layered. The look results in a cutaway-style collage of a person. » 8/19/14 2:35pm Yesterday 2:35pm

A Spirograph Pancake Machine Makes Breakfast Beautiful

Believe it or not, pancake art has become a trendy way to spice up breakfast, with talented chefs showing off their golden brown creations online. But none can match the intricacy of Nathan Shields' batter-spewing spirograph machine known as the Pangraph. It's a work of engineering art unto itself, but the pancakes it… » 8/12/14 10:04am 8/12/14 10:04am

Vanquish Blank Walls With These Awesomely Detailed Linocuts

Got a blank wall that needs a little love? I dare you to browse the prints at 3 Fish Studios and not find something you want to mount proudly in your apartment. Check it out: Godzilla! Robots! Ballparks! Architectural landmarks! Iconic landscapes! Old school game controllers! Mid-century-freaking-furniture! » 8/11/14 5:00pm 8/11/14 5:00pm

This Japanese Artist Creates a New Diorama Every Day

In this wild world, there is love, and there is crazy love. And then there's just crazy. Tanaka Tatsuya is full of all three. This wildly passionate Japanese artist creates adorable dioramas with miniature figurines and every day objects. The crazy part is that Tatsuya builds and photographs one of these intricate… » 8/08/14 6:00pm 8/08/14 6:00pm

These unreal burgers may be inedible but I want to eat them all anyway

I've been craving a good burger lately and looking at these fantastic burger pictures from Fat & Furious is not helping me at all. Some of them look absolutely delicious, others look crazy and surreal, and all of them are photoshopped and heavily styled. It doesn't matter: I would like a bite of every single one of… » 8/07/14 9:08pm 8/07/14 9:08pm

An artist paid in stock options to paint Facebook's HQ made $200 million

When artist David Choe painted murals inside Facebook's Palo Alto headquarters back in 2005, he was given a choice for his compensation: $60,000 cash or the same amount in Facebook stock. Choe chose the stock options, which turned out to be a pretty smart move. When Facebook went public in 2012, Choe reportedly made… » 8/06/14 9:27am 8/06/14 9:27am

Women's bodies blend into a city's background with just bodypaint

Body painter Trina Merry hides the naked human body in plain sight by painting women exactly like the background of New York City. At the right angle, the women are essentially camouflaged because they blend in seamlessly with the cityscape. It's pretty amazing how perfect the paint is. NSFW » 8/06/14 1:48am 8/06/14 1:48am

A Table That Looks Like Topography Is the Prettiest Way to Serve Tea

Drinking tea is already a pretty chilled out activity. The aromatic steam, the cozy cup, the soothing liquid, the overwhelming sensation of warmth and health. It's like a spa for your mouth. If you want to take your tea-drinking zen levels from Richard Gere to Dalai Lama, though, I have located the perfect tea… » 8/05/14 5:02pm 8/05/14 5:02pm