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Charlie Chaplin Created the Original ‘Distracted Boyfriend' in 1922

Charlie Chaplin Created the Original ‘Distracted Boyfriend' in 1922

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One of the biggest memes of 2017 was the ubiquitous “distracted boyfriend” photo that took over the Internet. The photo may have peaked in late 2017, but it appears that...
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This Poignant Music Video is About a Photographer's True Love

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Back in 2001, this music video made the rounds on the Web before “going viral” was even a thing. It's for the hit song “Because I'm a Girl” by the Korean pop trio KISS (the...
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This 1921 Cartoon About Photos is One of the First Memes

This 1921 Cartoon About Photos is One of the First Memes

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In 1921, the satirical magazine The Judge published this two-panel comic about how you look in photos. It's strikingly similar to the “Expectation vs. Reality” memes that...
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2,924 Photos of NYC Parks Found After Being Forgotten for 40 Years

2,924 Photos of NYC Parks Found After Being Forgotten for 40 Years

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A conservancy official in New York City was cleaning out an office in late 2017 when they came across two cardboard boxes. Inside were 2,924 color slide photos of NYC parks...
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Take a Trip Through New York City in the Year 1911

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Back in 1911, the Swedish film production company Svenska Biografteatern visited New York City during a trip to America and shot footage of various street scenes. The film has...
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This Photo Shows a 65-Foot-Tall Lava Dome

This Photo Shows a 65-Foot-Tall Lava Dome

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Here's a strange and beautiful photo of a lava dome during a volcanic eruption. It's not just any bubble, though: the dome pictured is rising a whopping 65 feet into the...
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The First GoPro Was This 35mm Film Camera

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When you think of GoPro, you probably picture a neat, compact digital action camera, but the original GoPro was actually a 35mm film camera. Here's a 7-minute video by Thirty...
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Colorized Photos of American Child Laborers

Colorized Photos of American Child Laborers

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Photographer Lewis Wickes Hine once said: “There is work that profits children, and there is work that brings profit only to employers. The object of employing children is not...
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This is What Digital Cameras Were Like in 1995

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There are plenty of new digital camera unboxing videos these days, but they're generally not like this one. Lazy Game Reviews got its hands on an Epson PhotoPC and created this...
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The 19-Year-Old Who Shot Spy Camera Street Photos in the 1890s

The 19-Year-Old Who Shot Spy Camera Street Photos in the 1890s

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Carl Størmer was a Norwegian mathematician and physicist who's best known for number theory and studying auroras. Aside from his intellectual pursuits, Størmer was also an avid...
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Emma Elliott presents new marble sculptures at on form 18

Emma Elliott presents new marble sculptures at on form 18

Emma Elliott is one of forty sculptors selected for on form 18, a biennial exhibition of sculpture in stone at Asthall Manor in the Cotswolds. She joins world renowned and... Read more ...

Steijnstraat. Arnhem, The Netherlands

Steijnstraat. Arnhem, The Netherlands

Steijnstraat. Arnhem,The Netherlands. Oil on panel. 30 x 24 cm. Read more ...

Understand Avenue, Jun 23 ,2018アンダースタンドアベニュー

Understand Avenue, Jun 23 ,2018アンダースタンドアベニュー

Fountain pen with noodler grey inkFabriano watercolor paper 25%cotton 300g18×24cm watercolor paintingDa vinchi squirrel... Read more ...

Beyond a certain point there is no return, Vanessa Winship

Beyond a certain point there is no return, Vanessa Winship

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COLLAGE No. 32 by Linda Popple

COLLAGE No. 32 by Linda Popple

6 x 6 inCollage on Cradled Wood Panel For purchase information Read more ...

A Fractal Simalucrum of Planck's Constant

A Fractal Simalucrum of Planck's Constant

My Ocean Robot. I used procreate again for this one. As usual, thank you Finbarr for the title. Read more ...

What is the American Dream Home in 2018?

What is the American Dream Home in 2018?

© Wikimedia user Sting licensed under CC BY-SA 2.5 A recent survey done by Chicago-based digital marketing firm Digital Third Coast asked 2,000 current or prospective... Read more ...

Jim Carrey Painting Depicts Donald Trump Crucifying Jesus

Jim Carrey Painting Depicts Donald Trump Crucifying Jesus

The actor offers his interpretation of "Christianity, Trump style." Read more ...

Early Call for Entries: A' Design Awards & Competition 2018-2019

Early Call for Entries: A' Design Awards & Competition 2018-2019

Courtesy of A' Design Award The A' Design Award was "born out of the desire to underline the best designs and well-designed products." It is an international award whose aim is... Read more ...

Happy Mondays

Happy Mondays

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5 Ways to Prepare for Architecture School Over the Summer

5 Ways to Prepare for Architecture School Over the Summer

© Neil Cornwall / Flickr / CC-BY-SA-3.0 This summer a brand new class of eager architectural hopefuls are preparing to start their lives in design at architecture schools... Read more ...