Stunning Aerial Photographs Find The “Hidden City” Inside New York City

Navid Baraty started taking the pictures by accident. He was up in a skyscraper high above New York City, doing his best to take an aerial photograph the low-tech way: by holding the camera in front of him, pointed straight down (and thus keeping him from checking the frame himself), and hoping for the best. When he looked at the pictures, he was shocked to find that the glass building he was atop...

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Black Mothers Act Out What Might Be The Future Of Their Sons In The US

Crenshaw Blvd, Ca Artist Jon Henry started working on his photography series Stranger Fruit back in 2014. What began as a protest against senseless police killings of black people ended up being a lot of other things, too. Most notably, it’s an introspective mirror that allows viewers to examine their own take on the subject. More: Jon Henry, Instagram h/t: boredpanda Central Los Angeles...

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The Last Days on Californian Beaches Before Covid-19 in Melancholic Photographs by Marina Weishaupt

In early 2020, a few days before the first lockdowns in European states, which were quickly followed by many other countries around the globe, Marina Weishaupt enjoyed the last days of freedom on Californian beaches. The German photographer, passionate about nature and travel, immortalized the last moments of the world before Covid-19, when barrier gestures, lockdowns and curfews were not yet part...

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An East Dallas Home’s Halloween Decorations Prompt Multiple Police Visits

Halloween, the high holy day of spooky season, has a sort of Spooky Scale that runs the gamut from the casual black cat, full moon, or harmless jack-o’-lantern to the extremes of disembodied corpses, chainsaw massacre enactments or, even scarier, the thought of paying bills every month under the terror of COVID-19. h/t: dallasobserver Local artist Steven Novak finds himself comfortably at the...

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Graphic Artist Turns One-Star Reviews Of National Parks Into Great Posters

Acadia National Park Graphic artist Amber Share has heard your cries of boredom and used them as inspiration to create brand new tourism ads for America’s National Parks. Here are a few of her posters that are sure to make anyone comfortable settling on a staycation instead of camping this year. More: Instagram h/t: boredpanda North Cascades National Park Washington State “I’m an illustrator and I...

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Wearing Futuristic Protective Suits, Washington State Crews Destroy First US Murder Hornet Nest

AP Heavily protected crews worked in Washington state on Saturday to destroy the first nest of so-called murder hornets discovered in the United States. h/t: guardian The state agriculture department spent weeks searching, trapping and using dental floss to tie tracking devices to Asian giant hornets, which can deliver painful stings to people and spit venom but are the biggest threat to honeybees...

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US Medical Bills Turned Into Paintings and Sold to Erase Debt

An art collective in the United States has come up with a novel way of paying off three people’s medical debt: turning their hospital bills into huge paintings and selling them to collectors for thousands of dollars. More: Medical Bill Art h/t: rediff MSCHF, a Brooklyn-based group of artists and designers, painstakingly recreated three peoples’ medical invoices as large scale paintings...

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Cowboys and Indians: Incredible Western Paintings by Mark Maggiori

Mark Maggiori is a French painter who paints modern cowboys in the nostalgic American West. Maggiori’s approach is realistic and academically tuned. Maggiori is a graduate from the prestigious Academie Jullian in Paris, France and currently resides in the United States. More: Mark Maggiori, Instagram, Facebook At the age of 15, Maggiori visited the United States and drove cross-country with his...

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1,800 South Park Cut-Outs Spread Across Five Sections at Broncos Game During the COVID-19 Pandemic

Twitter Cartman, Stan, Kenny, Chef, Towelie, Satan and yes, even Mr. Hanky, were among those in attendance at Sunday’s Denver Broncos game. Those South Park characters were among more than 1,800 cutouts from the long-running Comedy Central series in the seats of the south stands at Empower Field at Mile High during the game. More: Twitter h/t: espn Twitter The Broncos’ marketing department reached...

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Red Smoke Blankets the Salem Area in Oregon, Casting an Apocalyptic Glow

Smoke from multiple wildfires burning in the Santiam Canyon area and around Oregon blew into the Willamette Valley. Salem residents woke to dark orange and red skies.

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