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Mysterious Giant Markings Materialize on Beaches Around the World

Image: Jim Denevan Rushing past the sea on your morning run, you get the sense that something is amiss. Perhaps it’s a subconscious warning that there is danger up ahead or an ominous presence lurking around the corner. But, at a glance, everything in the vicinity looks the same. Image: Jim Denevan You brush the …

These Dead Russian Mafia Bosses Have The Most Badass Gravestones

Image: Denis Tarasov In 1997 the power of the Russian mafia was so great that Louis Freeh, the FBI’s then-director, cited it as a very real threat to U.S. national security. Indeed, Russian organized crime was so dominant at that time that in 1996 there were an estimated 8,000 mafia factions in the trans-continental country, …

These Celebrity Dolls Are So Lifelike, They’re Like Owning the Real Thing

Image: Noel Cruz Filipino portrait artist Noel Cruz had been doodling for years before his career took a somewhat unusual turn in 2001 when he began dabbling in dolls. Since then, Cruz has shown an incredible talent for putting personality into plastic. His M.O. is to take mass-produced dolls and transform them into the very …

This Artist Carves Wooden Sculptures So Realistic You’d Think They’re Living People

Image: Peter Demetz It’s almost like walking unseen into a neighbor’s house during their most intimate moments. Upstairs, the parents are drying themselves following a private shared bath, while in the next room the daughter reflects upon her figure in the mirror; downstairs, meanwhile, someone prepares to leave. But this is not life; this is …

Solving the Riddle of Giant Random Shapes That Suddenly Become Geometrical Forms

Image: via dylangoodmandesignfix.blogspot.co.uk Swiss artist Felice Varini has been dubbed a master of illusion, but his tricks aren’t performed on a stage. No, he’s chosen a more everyday setting for his illusions: walls, ceilings and structures. Varini creates awe-inspiring works of art that at first glance seem to be simply strange assortments of shapes at various …