Artist Prasad Bhat made this fantastic art series, The Evolution, that tracks the career of famous actors and the iconic roles they’ve played in different movies. It’s great because the expression of each actor never changes (and the expressions are so, so on point), even through all the characters’ costumes and wigs…
The firefall is a natural phenomenon that occurs for a couple magical weeks in February. Horsetail Fall only flows in the winter and early spring, and when the sun sets at just the right angle, it illuminates the water, causing the lava-like red glow that I can’t tear my eyes away from.
In a move aimed at persuading more young internet-type people to use Twitter, Jack Dorsey and friends are integrating Gif search into its social network, following many messaging apps’ footsteps. The integrated search is a combined partnership between venerable Gif havens Giphy and Riffsy.
Our eyes got fat in 2015. With all kinds of yummy GIFs and daring food porn and meals that looked so good we considered eating our laptops and monitors in hopes of tasting the visual deliciousness, it was a hunger inducing year for eyeballs. Here are some of the best food GIFs we made in 2015 on Sploid.
Here’s an old Imperial Stormtrooper from the original Star Wars trilogy turning itself into a new First Order Stormtrooper from Star Wars: The Force Awakens in one sweet GIF. Made by GadgetLove, they say that the “size difference of the two designs makes it look as if they are breathing in and out while evolving.”
Apple’s new campus is in the process of being built right now and it truly does look like a space ship is being constructed in sleepy Cupertino. Here’s the state of things so far, from August 2014 to May 2015, a pile of Mars-colored dirt is being transformed into a closed circle from the future. Pretty cool. And the…
Regardless of how you feel about voicemail, I think we can all agree that this is the worst. I don't want to call up and listen, Android. Just let me dismiiiiiissssssssss.
Those wonderful looping animations we call GIFs are an unlikely story of survival in an age when digital formats come and go like the wind. The lure of the decades-old GIF format has caused people to ignore its flaws, but those looking to bring the format into modern times might just be inadvertently drowning its…
There are plenty of tools and apps out there for creating your own GIFs, but few are as straightforward to use as Imgur's new offering. Even better, it uses the better-quality, more lightweight format that Imgur has been busy developing. Here's how you can get a customized GIF from any YouTube or Vimeo clip in a few…
Making short GIFs of YouTube videos is a pretty well-established practice now — so much so that there's dozens of websites dedicated to this finest of art forms. But YouTube might be about to make them all obsolete, thanks to a new built-in GIF maker.
Orbo likes to make perfectly looped GIFs, freezing a few seconds of reality into infinite hypnotizing animated postcards. These cars burning rubbers forever are a good example of his art. Yes. Art. A-r-t. ART.
There are few things more mesmerizing than the How It's Madeseries. One of them is infinite GIF loops made from the How It's Made series. Hereto I present you the magic robot fingers that make pretzels forever for your collective ogling.
These perfect looping gifs by the great Orbo, show a machine making corrugated pipes hard at work. I'm all for gorgeous sunsets over the sea and stunning views from the top of a mountain but there is something with the never-ending movement of these mechanisms that gives peace t0 my heart.
Twitter GIF are VIFs. They're regular MP4 files that basically play in a loop.
Instead of popping pills or eating shrooms, just look at these wonderful GIFs made by Micaël Reynaud. He's a maestro when it comes to using camera tricks to create dizzying effects and a genius at taking the typical GIF to the next level with slit-scanning, timelapse and perfect masking to stitch together digital…
Meet Orbo. He's one of the most prolific and talented GIF artists on the Internet. His specialty is making GIFs that never end because they're stuck in an infinite loop. I can stare at them all day.
Buildings: They are giant and they are unmoving (for the most part). But what if you could play with them as freely as a Lego set? That seems like the kind of fun Axel de Stampa had when creating this series of super-fun GIFs.