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Check Out These Sweet Fan-Made Goonies Posters
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I’m not sure if any movie did for me what “The Goonies” did when I was a small-town kid. It appealed to my sense of adventure, my sense of humor, my love of pirate tales, and the idea I had …

Watch This Incredible Fingerpainting Artist
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I came across a video today that blew me away. Sadly, I don’t know the artist’s name or where he lives, but he takes to the streets to showcase his incredible talent: fingerpainting on small pieces of glass. With just …

This Artist’s iPhone Oil Paintings Utilize Face Grease
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For smartphones users, keeping the touchscreen clean and free of fingerprints, debris, grease, and smears of inexplicable origin is one of the hardest battles. As a glasses-wearer with an iPhone, I always feel like I’m looking at everything on my …

Clara Schumann Google Doodle Honors Influential Pianist Clara Schumann Google Doodle Honors Influential Pianist

Today’s Google Doodle honors Clara Schumann, a German-born composer and pianist whom many consider to be one of the best and most influential of the romantic period. She began her composing career in 1831, and by the time she was …

Banned New Yorker Cartoon Provides the Most Ridiculous Example of Facebook’s Breast Phobia Yet [UPDATED] Banned New Yorker Cartoon Provides the Most Ridiculous Example of Facebook’s Breast Phobia Yet [UPDATED]

In a move that pays tribute to the Justice Department’s 2002 decision to throw drapes over the Spirit of Justice’s exposed aluminum breasts, Facebook temporarily banned the New Yorker‘s page for two black dots on a black-and-white cartoon. According to …

Here’s Some Lovely Tattooed Pinup Girl Art
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Artist Adam Isaac Jackson is Seattle-based and draws beautiful, brash pinup girls with inky finesse, giving them piercings and tattoos to rival those of Lisbeth Salander. In fact, the first work reminds me of her. Check out his stuff here. …

Artist Mixes Cubism And Superheroes

Well, not all of them are “super”, but the majority of James Reid’s subjects are heroes, just the same. The New Zealand-based artist uses cubism to portray a variety of famous figures, from the Ninja Turtles to Batman. Titled “Polygon …

These Animated Optical Illusions Are Your “Oh, No Way” Moment of the Day

God, I love optical illusions – the mind-screwier the better. Anything that can trick me into seeing something out of the ordinary is a-OK in my book. If you feel the same way, these animated illusions are right up your …

You Never Knew Google’s Street View Was This Beautiful You Never Knew Google’s Street View Was This Beautiful

Aaron Hobson is an artist, and one of his favorite sources of inspiration is Google. More specifically, Google Maps Street View. Google regularly updates its Street View imagery, often with some very impressive shots. For example, in recent months, we’ve …

Like 3D Chalk Art & Time-Lapse Videos? Why Not Zoidberg?

If you’re going to spend hours creating 3D chalk art, why not snaps a couple thousand shots and make a fun time-lapse video out of it? And as far as subject matter goes, why not Zoidberg? Yes, Futurama‘s very own …

London 2012 Rhythmic Gymnastics Doodle Hits Google Homepage London 2012 Rhythmic Gymnastics Doodle Hits Google Homepage
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The latest in Google’s series of Olympics-themed doodles celebrates rhythmic gymnastics. The previous three were interactive, playable games, but Google appears to have gotten back to the more traditional doodle style. Perhaps they just couldn’t figure out a way to …

These Glasses Let You See the World Through the Blinks of Others These Glasses Let You See the World Through the Blinks of Others

Imagine that you’re sitting in a room with a few other people, and suddenly the lights flicker for just a brief second. Everyone looks around and then eventually turns to one another. What’s the first thing that everyone says? “Whoa, …

London 2012 Table Tennis Doodle Hits Google Homepage In Ongoing Olympics Series London 2012 Table Tennis Doodle Hits Google Homepage In Ongoing Olympics Series

Google has been running doodles related to the Olympics on its homepage every day since the opening ceremony. Yesterday it was field hockey. The day before that it was gymnastics. The day before that it was fencing. And so on. …

Opening Ceremony London 2012: Google Doodle Celebrates The Festivities Opening Ceremony London 2012: Google Doodle Celebrates The Festivities
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The opening ceremony of the Olympic Games is just hours away, and the world is gearing up for a couple weeks of sporting brilliance. Internet giant Google is joining in the festivities (while based in the U.S., it has operations …

Google Proves That HTML5 Can Be Just As Artsy As Flash Google Proves That HTML5 Can Be Just As Artsy As Flash
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I grew up watching a lot of flash animation on sites like Newgrounds. That experience is what turned me into such an animation fanatic and I love that we have the tools for amateur animators to share their creations with …

A Closer Look At The New Bill Gates Comic A Closer Look At The New Bill Gates Comic
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As recently reported, the new Bill Gates comic from Bluewater Productions is available. Having had a chance to peruse it, I can now offer you a closer look, in case you’ve yet to pick one up. The comic begins “sometime …

World’s Most Abstract Visual Dictionary Defines Words By Their Top Google Image Result World’s Most Abstract Visual Dictionary Defines Words By Their Top Google Image Result
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The idea of a visual dictionary isn’t new. Hell, I can still remember exactly how my first dictionary looked, felt, and even smelled. It was a kid’s dictionary and contained a lot of pictures – enough to help a young, …

Star Wars Toys Used To Recreate Classic Photos
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(image) ‘Troopers Raising The Flag On Iwo Jima’ (Joe Rosenthal’s ‘Raising The Flag On Iwo Jima’) Is there anything that a clone trooper can’t do? Besides live longer than 20 years? The Clone Trooper has become an iconic character in …

Ass Kicking Presidential Portraits Get The Job Done
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(image) New Presidential Seal Everyone in the United States knows that one of the reasons we have become one of the most powerful nations to inhabit the earth in all of history is because we have fantastic presidential leaders. What …

Star Wars Posters In Saul Bass Style Redefine Cool

Saul Bass is a graphic designer responsible for some of the most iconic images and logos in the history of entertainment. From the AT&T globe to the title sequence from Tom Hanks’ “Big,” you can see his influences everywhere. United …

Ignoring D-Day Isn’t The Only Reason Google Sparked Controversy With Its Drive-In Doodle Ignoring D-Day Isn’t The Only Reason Google Sparked Controversy With Its Drive-In Doodle
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About a month ago, Google ran a doodle on its homepage, celebrating the anniversary of the opening of the first drive-in theater. It even came with a special, playable video: Google irked some people with the doodle for choosing the …