The vintage optical illusion postcard above, with its clever play on words, was described as "Arcimboldesque". Continue reading
It’s a real house, jutting off
the edge of a building.
South Korean born artist Do Ho Suh has created a disoriented home. Continue reading
You think you are the world…
and that’s the problem.
In an article in Forbes magazine, Linda Elder talks about some of the ways we’re wrong in our thinking. Continue reading
Creepy and real
Usually the interesting deceptive masks are ones that are fake but look real, but in this case, a real photographic mask of German politician Angela Merkel worn by a protestor looks like someone did a sloppy cut and paste job on a photo. Continue reading
Why don’t the Nigerians say:
"We’re from New Jersey"? Continue reading
His muse was related to Miss Electra, the Electric Girl.
Ray Bradbury, who wrote The Martian Chronicles, The Illustrated Man, Fahrenheit 451 and hundreds of other works, explains how magic influenced him to become a writer. Continue reading
It’s only in a video game, but still…
Many people like to play online multi-player video games. But some people don’t like to play just for the fun of the game – they want to win at all costs. Continue reading
"Can I get a light for my cigarette?"
asks a little kid
In Thailand, this anti-smoking ad was created by Ogilvy Asia for the Thai Health Promotion Foundation. Continue reading
You had to look carefully at this tree to realize
that it was an example of wartime camouflage.
Soldiers needing to spy on the enemy built fake trees as observation posts:
It’s high risk / low reward,
I’ve said this multiple times in this blog – bank robbery is a bad idea.
Now it’s been proven by economists from the Royal Statistical Society and the American Statistical Association. Continue reading