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The Varnish Was Removed From This 400-Year-Old Painting, And The Difference It Made Was Insane

To the untrained eye, the unrestored portrait known as the Woman in Red wasn’t particularly attractive. A yellowish sickly patina covered the whole painting, making colors dull and details indistinct. However, once restorers began to remove the grime, a vibrant artwork started to emerge, as if by magic. Indeed, it was a restoration that has …

This Artist’s Real-Life Versions Of Your Favorite Pop Culture Icons Will Totally Give You Nightmares

Many animated characters look so utterly ridiculous that it’s hard to imagine how they would ever function in the real world. Featuring everything from Marge Simpson’s impossible hair to Stewie Griffin’s football-shaped head, cartoons are full of physical attributes that look fine in their wacky homeworlds but would be bizarre and freakish in real life. …