Category Archives: Art

The Preserved Two-Faced Head of Edward Mordrake

The story of Edward Mordrake is one of the most captivating urban legends of the internet, featuring a wealthy man from the 1800’s who supposedly had a second face on the back of his head. According to the story, his extra face could laugh and cry but never spoke to anyone except Mordrake, when it… Read More »

Surreal Chinese Giant in a Harbor

Although it looks like it might be a real oddly proportioned statue, this is an image created by artist Liu Di using photoshop. He has others you may like as well. Using Photoshop, he reproportioned animals and men and inserted them at gigantic scale into shabby urban settings. By shoehorning these bottom-heavy beasts and naked men… Read More »

Time Travel: Realistically colored photos from the black and white past

Over the last couple years, an increasingly popular trend online has been to create and share colorized photos from history. Artists such as Jordan Lloyd, Dana Keller and Sanna Dullaway take intriguing old black-and-white photos and bring them to life with color as if they'd been taken only yesterday. http://twentytwowords.com/2013/11/06/realistically-colorized-historical-photos-make-the-past-seem-incredibly-real-36-pictures/ These black and white photos… Read More »

Fanette Guilloud’s Art

The French artist and photographer paints geometric shapes onto abandoned walls, giving the three dimensional spaces the guise of two dimensionality when captured on film. The photos couple the surreal qualities of painting with the truth-telling promise of photography, depicting, in a single image, art’s ability to create the impossible. “You can only see these… Read More »

Category: Art

Ben Affleck to play Batman in next Superman movie

Rumors about who will star as the Caped Crusader in the yet-to-be-named film have been swirling ever since “Man of Steel” director Zack Snyder announced at Comic-Con last monththat the two superheroes would appear together in the sequel – their first pairing on the big screen.Affleck’s name wasn’t even on The Hollywood Reporter’s list of… Read More »

Video: An End To Us. – Operation Paul Revere

An End To Us. – Operation Paul Revere InfoWars.com Contest – YouTube. Do what you can, so this will never be. Watch more nutty stuff here http://www.infowars.com/paulrevere/ I’ve wondered if Alex Jones is funded by foreign governments, but I think probably not. In the past there was much concern and belief by US leaders that… Read More »

Happy Birthday, M.C. Escher!

M.C. Escher, the master of paradox, would turn 115 years old if he were still alive today. Maurits Cornelis Escher was born in 1898 in Leeuwarden, in the northern part of the Netherlands, and spent most of childhood in perpetual uncomfort due to a reoccurring skin rash. His grades in primary school were lackluster, yet… Read More »

Movie Review: Man of Steel (2013)

A young boy learns that he has extraordinary powers and is not of this Earth. As a young man, he journeys to discover where he came from and what he was sent here to do. But the hero in him must emerge if he is to save the world from annihilation and become the symbol… Read More »

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Richter painting breaks record for living artist

A 1968 oil painting by German artist Gerhard Richter has set a new record in New York for the highest auction price achieved by a work by a living artist. Richter’s photo-painting Domplatz, Mailand (Cathedral Square, Milan) sold for $37.1 million (£24.4 million) at Tuesday’s sale. Tobias Meyer of Sotheby’s called the price “a major… Read More »

Film studios request removal of takedown notices + 20 free legal download sites

Two film studios have asked Google to take down links to messages sent by them requesting the removal of links connected to film piracy. Google receives 20 million “takedown” requests, officially known as DMCA (Digital Millennium Copyright Act) notices, a month. They are all published online. Recent submissions by Fox and Universal Studios include requests… Read More »