Category: Pictures

Patricia Piccinini

Patricia Piccinini (1965) is an Australian artist who works in a variety of media, including painting, video, sound, installation, digital prints, and sculpture. In 2014 she was awarded the Artist Award by the Melbourne...

Little cats

CAT CLOSE-UP Little cats get curious behind Joel Sartore’s camera lens. Watch five species of felines in motion. [Via: nationalgeographic.com]

Japanese sex catalog from the 1930’s

This is a Japanese sex catalog from the 1930’s that features numerous scary looking implements. And while it is visually quite striking, perhaps the best characteristic is the fractured version of English that the...

2016 Nikon small world

Nikon’s Small World is regarded as the leading forum for showcasing the beauty and complexity of life as seen through the light microscope. The Photomicrography Competition is open to anyone with an interest in...

Children’s Bible

The King of Foreskins For his daughter’s hand in marriage, King Saul wanted no less than one hundred Philistine foreskins. David, really wanting to become a son-in-law to the powerful King, took his men...

Kölner Dom

Today, 20 years ago, the Cologne Cathedral was included in the list of UNESCO World Cultural Heritage. Begun in 1248, the building of this Gothic masterpiece took place in several stages and was not...

NASA released huge collection of Mars photos

Mars has earned its moniker as the red planet, but the HiRISE camera aboard NASA’s Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter (MRO) can transform the subtle differences of soils into a rainbow of colours. For 10 years, HiRISE has recorded gorgeous images of...

Japanese farting scrolls

He-Gassen (屁合戦) is a Japanese art scroll created during the Edo period by an unknown artist or several unknown artists. The scroll depicts various scenes with one peculiar characteristic reoccurring throughout the scroll: at...

Original Mad Men

Advertising agencies populated by cynical young men who drink martinis and chase girls, but still find the time to come up with a brilliant idea to keep the client happy. These ad men use...