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Your Favorite Disney Heroes and Villains Re-imagined As Real-life Humans

Image: Jirka Vinse Jonatan Väätäinen Disney always promised us that dreams do come true, but when was the last time that Prince Charming swept you off your feet before midnight? We’re guessing probably never, which is one of the reasons why we’re loving this artist’s images of Disney princes, princesses and villains re-imagined as real …

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These Giant Portraits of Women Are Revealed When the Tide Goes Out

Image: Hula A timeworn boat lies at the bottom of a body of water. The vessel isn’t, however, forever submerged. Indeed, the ship appears above the surface of the water every day as the tide steadily moves out and then begins to disappear from whence it came as the current changes direction. It’s during this window …

A majestic aerial shot of Jim Denevan’s intricate land art

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 …

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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, …

Angelina Jolie Maleficent doll by Noel Cruz

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 …