50+ Perfectly Timed Photos That Will Mess With Your Head
Dec06

50+ Perfectly Timed Photos That Will Mess With Your Head

You might not be the best photographer in the world, but sometimes everything in the universe aligns so precisely, all you have to do is press the shutter-release button in the right place at the right time. Every now and then, perfect timing can make or break a photo, turning it into a hilarious coincidence or a beautiful illusion, so A&D has compiled a list that proves you don’t necessarily need expensive gear to take an...

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Lufthansa Hired Photographer Who Shot Windows XP Wallpaper To Take 3 New Wallpapers, And He Delivered Once Again
Nov22

Lufthansa Hired Photographer Who Shot Windows XP Wallpaper To Take 3 New Wallpapers, And He Delivered Once Again

According to some estimates, about 1 billion people have seen Windows XP’s iconic wallpaper “Bliss,” making it the most viewed photograph in the world. Now, 21 years after he made the shot, Charles O’Rear aims to produce “the next generation of wallpapers,” and they look just as blissful. “I am turning seventy-six and realize how much the Microsoft Bliss photograph has meant to my life,” O’Rear said. “As the photographer of the most...

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This House Takes 6 Hours To Build And Costs Just $33K
Nov22

This House Takes 6 Hours To Build And Costs Just $33K

In a time when real estate prices are going through the roof, Italian Renato Vidal has created a brilliant alternative to traditional housing. The M.A.Di. is a flat pack folding home that costs only $33K and three people can assemble it in any flat location in about 6 hours. The building is certified as seismically safe and created with high-quality material. It comes in a variety of sizes, ranging from a 290-square-foot home for $33K...

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30+ Before & After Pics Showing How The World Has Changed Over Time
Nov17

30+ Before & After Pics Showing How The World Has Changed Over Time

Have you ever wondered how the area you live in now looked like 30 or 50 years ago? If so, re.photos website, recently established by a group of people fascinated with then-and-now photography, has a database full of pictures that might help you out. This database allows anyone, who shares the love for before and after pictures, to contribute their photographs and compare how a street, an area, or a famous landmark looks like now and...

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Satirical Illustrations Of Today’s Problems By Gunduz Agayev (New Pics)
Nov17

Satirical Illustrations Of Today’s Problems By Gunduz Agayev (New Pics)

Gunduz Agayev, an illustrator from Azerbaijan, is continuing to criticize the problems of today through his colorful illustrations. This time he focuses on the society, the intolerance that’s settled into the minds of the masses and the consumer’s mentality that’s taking over the world. Scroll down to see his latest work and, if intrigued, click through to check out the artist’s other projects on police, justice, and war. More...

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World’s First Floating City To Emerge In The Pacific Ocean By 2020, And Here’s How The Life Will Look On It
Nov17

World’s First Floating City To Emerge In The Pacific Ocean By 2020, And Here’s How The Life Will Look On It

The concept of floating cities may sound like something from a science fiction novel, but it could become a reality by 2020. Seasteading Institute, a San Francisco-based nonprofit has been developing this idea since the foundation of the organization in 2008, and it has reached an agreement with the government of French Polynesia to begin testing in its waters. “If you could have a floating city, it would essentially be a start-up...

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Taiwanese Teacher Uses Extraordinary Chalkboard Drawing Skills to Teach Students Anatomy
Nov08

Taiwanese Teacher Uses Extraordinary Chalkboard Drawing Skills to Teach Students Anatomy

Taiwanese illustrator and instructor Chuan-Bin Chung (鍾全斌) teaches his students about the most minuscule inner intricacies of the human body using an elementary material: chalk. During his demonstrative lectures, he creates meticulously accurate chalkboard drawings of anatomical forms, from the muscles of the face to full skeletal structures. The scrupulous sketches are both informative and aesthetically inspiring, merging...

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This $1.7 Million Motor Home With Its Own Garage May Look Like An Ordinary Bus From Outside, But Only Until You Step Inside
Nov06

This $1.7 Million Motor Home With Its Own Garage May Look Like An Ordinary Bus From Outside, But Only Until You Step Inside

For most people, the term ‘motor home’ doesn’t exactly scream ‘luxury.’ One German company, however, is begging to differ, and they’ve just rolled out a $1.7m beast-on-wheels that makes your dad’s dingy 1973 GMC look like a Hot Wheels truck. The Performance S is the latest model in Volkner Mobil’s lauded Performance series of motorhomes, and much like its predecessors, it’s basically a 5-star hotel that you can park wherever you like....

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People Are Posting Google’s Design ‘Mistakes’, But There Is A Good Reason Behind Them
Sep30

People Are Posting Google’s Design ‘Mistakes’, But There Is A Good Reason Behind Them

The perfectionists of the internet have pointed out how imperfect Google’s ‘G’ is and all hell has broken loose. Turns out, it’s not only the ‘G’ that’s a problem, even a bar in Chrome’s search box has imperfections. Although the logo was redesigned only 2 years ago, the internet is buzzing and people are questioning Google’s visual decisions, but there are actually very simple reasons behind them. “The Google logo has always had a...

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For 20 Years The French Have Been Building A Medieval Castle Using Medieval Techniques, And The Result Is Incredible
Sep26

For 20 Years The French Have Been Building A Medieval Castle Using Medieval Techniques, And The Result Is Incredible

If you’re fascinated with the middle ages, you don’t need a time machine to visit the period. Guedelon Castle in Burgundy, France is a unique project where volunteers and researchers are constructing an authentic 13th century castle, using only techniques and materials that were available at the time. Michel Guyot and Maryline Martin started Guedelon Castle project in 1997, and it has been nearing its inevitable completion ever since....

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