Sydney artist makes same-sex marriage statement in new mural

"Tony’s special day" Peeking above the lacy bodice of a white wedding gown is a smattering of curly chest hairs; above that, the beaming, glowing face of Tony Abbott as the bride of Tony Abbott. It’s the latest mural from Australian street artist Scottie Marsh, which is getting its final touches on a massive wall…

20 Adorable Couples That Prove Love Exists In The Animal Kingdom Too

The Valentine’s Weekend has left some scent of love in the air. If you are still wrapped in the misty feeling of joy and affection, you’re not alone. Take a look at these animal couples as they are photographed in moments that look like they could to your favorite romantic movies. 1. A handful of…

Mad Scientists at MIT Are Designing Chairs That Assemble Themselves

The last chair you purchased likely arrived fully assembled, but let’s be clear: It didn’t assemble itself. There’s only one chair in the world that can do that, and it’s way too small for you to sit on. This very special chair, standing upon a 15 cm by 15 cm footprint, is the work of Skylar…

Gaze into the Wobbly GIF Worlds of Julien Rivoire

From an undulating sea of faces to an endlessly wiggling mirror hovering over pink train tracks, Julien Rivoire's GIF art maintains a healthy distance from reality. The founder of Bastard Graphics, a Lyon, France-based design studio that makes book covers, illustrations for comapnies and magazines, and animations, as well as new branding, design, and motion graphics…

I Photographed Women From 37 Countries To Show That Beauty Is Everywhere

By Mihaela Noroc I’m a photographer from Romania that quit her job and started a new life. Two years ago I took my backpack, my camera and begun to travel around the globe, photographing hundreds of natural women surrounded by their culture. My project is called “The Atlas Of Beauty”, which is about our planet’s…

Amateur Astronomers Discovered A 120-Mile-Tall Plume Coming Off Mars

Almost nothing like it has ever been observed on the red planet before Mars Plume, March 21, 2012 Grupo Ciencias Planetarias (GCP) - UPV/EHU On March 12, 2012, amateur skywatchers noticed something unusual coming off of Mars' southern hemisphere. It was an extremely bright plume, extending 120 miles or more into the Martian sky. Clouds,…

10 Unsolved Mysteries From Early 20th-Century Organized Crime

From the turn of the century through Prohibition and into the 1950s was a time of elegantly dressed men, even more elegant women, and a blatant disregard for the law in the United States. Organized crime reached a new high. Even today, there are plenty of mysteries about what went on behind the scenes and…

You’ll Never Look At Animals The Same Again After Reading This

Face it: it all have strange, stupid thoughts (and mainly while were in the shower). After you have one float through your brain, you might just want to slap yourself… but dont! Those ideas are golden. Have you ever had a weird epiphany about the natural world around you? Its one of the best things…