As a long time fan of Daft Punk (who isn’t?), I am beyond ecstatic over the early stream of the long-overdue album Random Access Memories. However, we cannot overlook the other fantastic song and album releases that took place over the past week. From the jump-worthy sounds of Boys Noize and Baauer to the classic … Read more
The data-crunching Google developers are renowned for taking vast amounts of information and processing it into fascinating snapshots of our world. In the most recent endeavor, Google teamed up with Nasa and several other partners to produce a virtual, 30-year time machine. The timelapse shows almost 30 years of satellite imagery of Earth’s surface undergoing … Read more
As the percentage of people with smartphones increases both domestically here in the US and globally, the amount of money spent on mobile advertising continues to grow. I sure as heck don’t want advertisements spamming my smartphone, but receiving specialized ads from some of my favorite brands may be appealing, especially when I’m shopping on … Read more
Photographed by the legendary Mario Testino, Kate Upton has made her official American Vogue debut on the cover of the upcoming June edition.
Javin Lau is a filmmaker who has created a wonderful series of timelapse videos of major cities across the world, documenting their identities in ways that most people would likely never see. This is his footage from Hong Kong below.
Created by BBH London, this advert for Robinsons Drinks is by far one of the best so far this year. Check out the details behind how BBH put this ad together on Adweek here: http://www.adweek.com/news/advertising-branding/how-bbh-perfected-twist-ending-years-best-beverage-ad-149492
British billionaire Richard Branson, founder of the Virgin Group Corporation, fulfilled his losing end of a bet on Sunday that he lost to Malaysian businessman Tony Fernández, owner of AirAsia. The two billionaires argued over whose Formula-1 racing team would beat the other at the Grand Prix in Abu Dhabi. “I was pretty confident … Read more
Dmitry Zelenskiy is a 27-year-old photographer from Stavropol, Russia. He was one of the founders of Studio 52 and has spent a great deal of his life in Kamchatka, Russa, looking to show the greatness of the peninsula’s vast volcanoes and natural beauty.
In honor of Mother’s Day, Google and the agency Whirled have released a video that pays tribute to moms and all of their encouragement, enthusiasm, terrible dance moves, and tender loving care. Like previous tributes, “Here’s To The Moms” makes a viewer feel all gushy by portraying the human connections and emotions enabled by Google services. Whether that’s … Read more
Models Cameron Russell and Benjamin Eidem pose for photographer Lachlan Bailey in this romantically portrayed black and white photo shoot called “Love in a Warm Climate” in Man About Town.
In 2012, photographer Hossein Zare has a piece honored as on of 500px’s best fine art photos of the year. The photo, called Passenger is a stunning image of a man walking down a desolate road (see below). This photo was a part of the Iranian photographer’s wonderful collection of black and white images. Since this, … Read more
As redditor valeriepieris points out in a map projection that depicts the world flatly, over half of the world’s population fits into a relatively tiny circle. The simple visualization seems unbelievable at first–especially considering how much Pacific and Indian Ocean are also contained inside the circle, along with China and Japan–but the numbers seem to add up. … Read more