21st Century Movies Sent Back in Time To Past Decades

June 20, 2010 by  
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How would it look like if we took 21st Century Movie Posters and, with the help of an incredible miracle, sent those movie posters back in time to past decades? Find out in this great 14 photo gallery transforming movies from 21th century into their funny versions using styles and design techniques of  different decades of the 20th century and later. The results are truly awesome and hilariously funny comparison of movie posters featuring: Avatar, the Matrix, the Lord of the Rings, Juno, Batman: the Dark Knight, 50 Cent’s: Get Rich and Zombieland.

Avatar

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Avatar of 1990′s

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Matrix Reloaded

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Matrix Reloaded of 1980′s

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The Lord of the Ring’s

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The Lord of the Ring’s of 1970′s

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Cassette Tape Art: Amazing Black-and-White Celebrity Portraits

May 21, 2010 by  
Filed under Art and Design, Featured

Cassette Tape Art is fascinating new technique for creating impressive artwork. These creative works have been created by artist Erika Simmons. In this series artist uses tape to create most entertaining black and white images of famous people from the worlds of music, movie and even science and classic music. In this gallery you can find celebrities like: Michael Jackson, Nick Cave, Bob Marley, Merlin Monroe, Jimmy Hendrix and many other.

Here technique proves to be very innovative and fascinating, but it is not only this innovative tape material that is fascinating about these portraits. The end result, awesome designed sculpture/paintings,  is what create and aura of coolness around these works. The level of details in this portraits captivates with its beauty.

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About the artist: Erika Iris Simmons (pseudo name iri5) is an imaginative painter and sculptor who is driven by an incredible passion for self-expression through art. Her works are often noted for their unique and innovative style that focuses on recycling found materials, such as old cassettes and used books. Her use of such a variety of techniques and materials make her work an excellent choice for a wide range of projects and purposes. iRI5′s art has also been featured on major websites and in newspapers and magazines all over the world.
These images and many other Cassette Tape Art works can be found here.

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Creative Advertising Campaign: Urban Bowling

May 14, 2010 by  
Filed under Misc, News, Science and Technology

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What would happen if you parked a Nissan Qashqai at the bottom of a hill and roll hundreds of bowling balls in its direction? Sounds like an insane scenario? Maybe some companies are getting insane when it comes to car testing, at least that is what we thought about Nissan when we’ve seen the kind insane (and cool) crash tests they’ve done on this beauty.

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Looks like, when it comes to testing Nisan is going beyond the limits. If you’ve seen the video, you’ll know what we mean. If you haven’t, check out this cool ad campaign video titled “Urban Bowling” by playing the video below: Read more

16 Famous Photoshopped Images Throughout History

March 29, 2010 by  
Filed under Art and Design, Odd World

President Abraham Lincoln, circa 1860

This nearly iconic portrait of U.S. President Abraham Lincoln is a composite of Lincoln’s head and the Southern politician John Calhoun’s body. Putting the date of this image into context, note that the first permanent photographic image was created in 1826 and the Eastman Dry Plate Company (later to become Eastman Kodak) was created in 1881.

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Stalin, circa 1930

Stalin routinely air-brushed his enemies out of photographs. In this photograph a commissar was removed from the original photograph after falling out of favor with Stalin.

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Benito Mussolini, 1942

In order to create a more heroic portrait of himself, Benito Mussolini had the horse handler removed from the original photograph.

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Altered Photo

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U.S. Olympic hockey team, 1960

In 1960 the U.S. Olympic hockey team defeated the Soviet Union and Czechoslovakia to win its first Olympic gold medal in hockey. The official team photo was doctored to include the faces of Bill Cleary (front row, third from the left), Bob Cleary (middle row, far left) and John Mayasich (top row, far left), who were not present for the team photo. These players were superimposed onto the bodies of players Bob Dupuis, Larry Alm and Herb Brooks, respectively.

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Fidel Castro, 1968

When in the summer of 1968 Fidel Castro (right) approves of the Soviet intervention in Czechoslovakia, Carlos Franqui (middle) cuts off relations with the regime and goes into exile in Italy. His image was removed from photographs. Franqui wrote about his feeling of being erased:

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The German Chancellor, September 1971

The German Chancellor of West Germany, Willy Brandt (far left), meets with Leonid Brezhnev (far right), First Secretary of the Communist Party. The two smoke and drink, and it is reported that the atmosphere is cordial and that they are drunk. The German press publishes a photograph that shows the champagne bottles on the table. The Soviet press, however, removed the bottles from the original photograph.

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Oprah Winfrey, August 1989

The cover of TV Guide displayed this picture of daytime talk-show host Oprah Winfrey. This picture was created by splicing the head of Winfrey onto the body of actress Ann-Margret, taken from a 1979 publicity shot. The composite was created without permission of Winfrey or Ann-Margret, and was detected by Ann-Margret’s fashion designer, who recognized the dress.

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Tanya Harding and Nancy Kerrigan, February 1994

This digital composite of Olympic ice skaters Tanya Harding and Nancy Kerrigan appeared on the cover of New York Newsday. The picture showed the rivals practicing together, shortly after an attack on Kerrigan by an associate of Harding’s husband. The picture caption reads: “Tonya Harding, left, and Nancy Kerrigan, appear to skate together in this New York Newsday composite illustration. Tomorrow, they’ll really take to the ice together.”

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Terrorist attack at the temple of Hatshepsut, Egypt, November 1997

After 58 tourists were killed in a terrorist attack at the temple of Hatshepsut in Luxor Egypt, the Swiss tabloid Blick digitally altered a puddle of water to appear as blood flowing from the temple.

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28 Creative Illusions Using Money

March 19, 2010 by  
Filed under Featured, Funny

Having enough money always leads to some fun times. However, you don’t have to have thousands of dollars to have fun. There are other ways of having fun with your money (other than the obvious).

You can use your bills to create impressive illusions. This is a way of showing your creativity and showing the world your view of the famous people that are on bills. I guess some of them would be honored by the way you perceive them.

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These are 28 selected photos of those attempts of creating creative illusions using money bills and your own imagination. Judge by yourself how successful they were and feel free to try it your self. We have tried it and it is loads of fun.

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Google Office versus Facebook Office

January 6, 2010 by  
Filed under Science and Technology

Which giant would you prefer to work for: Google or Facebook?

It might be a question of personal preference. You can’t help but love one company’s work more than another, which leads to desire to work for them. Aside from that, you could use some objective measurements in choosing between the two.

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This might help you. We give you a chance to have a sneak view at the offices from both Google and Facebook. You’ll find that both are design great, to enhance the productivity of their workers. Absolutely no trace of standard office cubicles.

Google Office

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About Google: (as if you needed this)

Google Inc. is an American public corporation specializing in Internet search. It also generates profits from advertising bought on its similarly free-to-user e-mail, online mapping, office productivity, social networking and video-sharing services. Advert-free versions are available via paid subscription. Google has more recently developed an open source web browser and a mobile phone operating system. Its headquarters, often referred to as the Googleplex, is located in Mountain View, California. As of March 31, 2009  the company had 19,786 full-time employees. It runs thousands of servers across the world, processing millions of search requests each day and about one petabyte of user-generated data each hour.

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The Best Ice Bars from around the World

July 27, 2009 by  
Filed under Featured, Places and Nature

ice bar mix in The Best Ice Bars from around the WorldIce Bar is a drinking establishment primarily made of ice, and bring tons of fun to its lucky visitors. The bars usually contain ice sculptures and other formations and are kept at low temperatures to hinder melting. Mostly a novelty, the ice bar is often considered a tourist destination, as well as a display of monster air cooling systems power!

Here are the pictures of ice bars well known icebars from around the world. I hope this will interest you to visit the one nearest to your home because a visit to ice bar is a unique experience. Judge by yourself.

USA, Orlando

The Ice-bar in Orlando is the first and largest permanent ice bar in America. The ice sculptures are created by a Master Carver who has won awards in the international Ice Carving Olympics and also in Harbin, China at the worlds largest ice festival. Made from over 50 tons of ice, the interior features a crystal palace with throne, fireplace, sofa and chairs all carved into exquisite designs. The cocktails are served in glasses molded from clear ice and are a special design created by a local supplier.

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Sweden, Stockholm

The Absolut Ice Bar in Stockholm, Sweden gives new meaning to the phrase “on the rocks.” Drinks are served in fist-sized hollow ice cubes, and the barmaid plunks them down on a bar made of clear ice blocks. The walls and tables are also built with ice harvested from the Torne River on the border between Sweden and Finland, where the Ice Bar’s management has operated the widely publicized Ice Hotel in Jukkasjärvi since 1989. (The ice bar and its frozen furnishings are rebuilt every six months.)

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