Travel Expectations Vs Reality (80 Pics)
Mar17

Travel Expectations Vs Reality (80 Pics)

These days most people don’t wear rose-colored glasses, they opt for an Instagram filter instead. Which is why traveling has become so disappointing—where are those idyllic beaches that you saw online? It was better when we could only read about those exotic places and imagine them; now, ruined by Instagram, your expectations will never match up to reality. So come, join us—pull back the veil and see the Truth for yourself....

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60+ Movie Scenes Before-And-After Special Effects
Mar11

60+ Movie Scenes Before-And-After Special Effects

You probably already know that many movies use visual effects to enhance (or sometimes ruin) our cinematic experience, but you probably didn’t realize just how often – and to what extent – such effects are used in the modern-day film industry. Sure we know that the tiger in Life of Pi wasn’t real (we all know that, right?). Nor was most of what we saw in The Avengers. Oh, and Alice in Wonderland. That...

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What Peaceful Borders Between European Countries Look Like
Mar07

What Peaceful Borders Between European Countries Look Like

Since the Schengen Agreement of 1985, restrictions on moving between countries in Europe have slowly been erased. Netherlands-based photographer Valerio Vincenzo decided to document this change in his series “Borderline, the Frontiers of Peace,” a project which is especially poignant today, as the EU struggles with the immigrant crisis. “With the help of a GPS and detailed maps, I have conducted many trips along these...

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Earth, Then and Now: Dramatic Changes In Our Planet Revealed By Incredible NASA Images
Mar04

Earth, Then and Now: Dramatic Changes In Our Planet Revealed By Incredible NASA Images

If you compare some of the photographs which can be found on NASA’s website, you can really see how human beings have changed the appearance of our world over the years. The time difference between these images ranges from five to 100 years. Incredible stuff. Pedersen Glacier, Alaska. Summer, 1917 — summer, 2005 Aral Sea, Central Asia. August, 2000 — August, 2014 Carroll Glacier, Alaska. August, 1906 — September, 2003 Powell Lake,...

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25 Aerial Photos Of Ordinary Landscapes Will Make You Look Twice
Feb18

25 Aerial Photos Of Ordinary Landscapes Will Make You Look Twice

There is something extremely satisfying about looking at the world from above. Perhaps it’s the fact that we’re away from our worries, where we can revel in the beauty and organization of the world just as it is. We can’t always fly, so let’s be grateful for aerial photographers such as Yann Arthus-Bertrand, Klaus Leidorf, and Gray Malin, among others, whose work can be appreciated year round. From airplanes,...

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Restaurant Built Inside An Italian Cave Let’s You Dine With Breathtaking Views
Jan12

Restaurant Built Inside An Italian Cave Let’s You Dine With Breathtaking Views

What’s more romantic than a candle lit dinner at the seaside? A candle-lit dinner in a grotto restaurant carved into the Italian seaside. Grotta Palazzese hotel restaurant is set in a vaulted limestone cave in the town of Polignano a Mare in Southern Italy. You’re not only dining in a cave – you can also soak in the sights of the Adriatic sea and the vertical cliffs typical to the seaside. The location had been inhabited since the...

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Carl Warner Can Make Landscapes Out of Anything
Jan11

Carl Warner Can Make Landscapes Out of Anything

Artist Carl Warner can turn anything into a landscape. After spending several decades as an advertising photographer, Warner happened across some portobello mushrooms at a food market and immediately thought they looked like some kind of strange tree from an alien world. He decided to take them back to his studio along with some rice seeds and beans; Warner’s first ‘foodscape’ was born. Warner continues to make incredible foodscapes...

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Garden Design Ideas With Pebbles
Jan08

Garden Design Ideas With Pebbles

If you are looking for some ideas of how to organize your patio or garden, we show you a lot of great examples for you. You can choose between a wide variety of shapes and plants, and you can even pave a little corner of your garden with pebbles. We noticed that short plants are popular these days as they are also much easier to maintain and to keep healthy. If you really like flowers, we advise you to plant as many as you can in your...

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Celebrate The 75th Birthday Of Hayao Miyazaki With These 75 Wallpapers
Jan07

Celebrate The 75th Birthday Of Hayao Miyazaki With These 75 Wallpapers

Hayao Miyazaki is a giant of animation without peer. And as it’s his 75th birthday (yesterday), let’s celebrate it with some wallpapers. After all, we could all use a daily reminder of his joyful and colorful movies in our lives – especially so when computer stuff is getting us down! While Miyazaki’s career is over five decades in length, “ his first great success came in 1984 with the animated film “Nausicaä of the...

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18 Real-Life Locations That Inspired Disney
Jan03

18 Real-Life Locations That Inspired Disney

The beautiful worlds found in our favorite Disney movies are works of imagination, but even they are rooted in real-life locations. These images comparing some of Disney’s most iconic locations with their real-life counterparts will make you believe in magic! The degrees to which Disney’s artists borrowed on these real-life sources can vary, but for most, the link is obvious. A number of Disney’s classics were also based on existing...

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