Photographers Gain Entry into Traditional African Village Where Every House Is a Work of Art
Feb18

Photographers Gain Entry into Traditional African Village Where Every House Is a Work of Art

Nestled at the base of a hill, overlooking the Savannah, lies Tiébélé—an African village in Burkina Faso. First settled in the 15th Century, the 1.2-hectare commune is home to the Kassena people, their chief, and royal court—together making up one of oldest ethnic groups in Burkina Faso. In 2009, photographer Rita Willaert and travel blogger Olga Stavrakis were lucky enough to be some of the few people ever allowed to visit the...

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I Create Crazy Photo Manipulations With My Three Daughters And Son, And Here’s What We Made So Far
Feb18

I Create Crazy Photo Manipulations With My Three Daughters And Son, And Here’s What We Made So Far

My name is John Wilhelm. I was born 1970 in Winterthur Switzerland where I still live together with my wife and my four kids (3 girls and 1 son). Photography was always important in my life. My father was an experienced hobby-photographer and founded at least two local photography-associations. So I grew up in an environment of cameras, magazines, lenses, selfmade camera-baggages, darkrooms and funny weddings. I wasn’t very...

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30+ Times Librarians Surprised Everyone With Their Sense Of Humor
Feb10

30+ Times Librarians Surprised Everyone With Their Sense Of Humor

Even though libraries are citadels of silence, guarding humanity’s best thoughts, it doesn’t mean that humor is forbidden there. To prove that a giggle can easily accompany a pleasant read, A&D has collected a list of some of the funniest examples of librarian humor. From mocking impossible visitor requests to motivating students, these creative solutions definitely got everyone’s attention. Scroll down to check...

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50+ Brilliant Tombstones By People Whose Sense Of Humor Will Live Forever
Jan23

50+ Brilliant Tombstones By People Whose Sense Of Humor Will Live Forever

People’s last words stick with us for a long time, but memory fades and stone doesn’t. Unless you get cremated and your ashes end up in an ugly urn, your remains get a grave, and together with it – the last opportunity to entertain those who drop by for a visit. A&D has compiled a list of some of the funniest epitaphs on tombstones, proving that a sense of humor can live forever. From a delicious fudge recipe to...

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Architect Designs Incredible House Out Of Shipping Containers, And The Interior Is As Good As The Exterior
Jan17

Architect Designs Incredible House Out Of Shipping Containers, And The Interior Is As Good As The Exterior

Living in a shipping container in the middle of the desert might not sound like everybody’s idea of fun, but wait until you see this stunning creation by London-based designer James Whitaker. The 200-square metre house, which includes a kitchen, a living room, and three en-suite bedrooms, is made from several conjoined shipping containers set at various different angles, creating the illusion of a flower blooming in the desert or a...

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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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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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25+ Reasons Why You Should Always Wear A Helmet
Sep25

25+ Reasons Why You Should Always Wear A Helmet

It probably goes without saying that helmets are a good idea, but screw it, we’re going to say it anyway: HELMETS ARE A GOOD IDEA! Don’t take our word for it though. Check out these pictures, compiled by A&D, for a sobering list of reasons why you should always wear helmet. It doesn’t matter how awesome a rider you think you are. It doesn’t matter if helmets make your head sweat. It doesn’t matter if...

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I Made A Harry Potter Monopoly Board For My Best Friend’s Birthday
Sep19

I Made A Harry Potter Monopoly Board For My Best Friend’s Birthday

My friend really wanted a Harry Potter monopoly board – but sadly they do not exist. So I made one! I spent 80+ hours on the board layout, the cards, and all the extra details. I’m so happy with the final product though! (H/T) Starting with the final product: board and all the pieces Mirror image print – creating the board layout was difficult, but also fun to create my own properties Lay out a layer of polycrylic, lay down the paper,...

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