Tag: art

Amazing Flowering Tree Produces 40 Different Kinds of Fruit

July 22, 2014 // 12:37 pm

Welcome to the Garden of Eden, circa 2014.

Having grown up on a farm in Reading, Pa., New York artist Sam Van Aken has spent the past five years planting veritable Trees of Life all over the United States. Officially called Trees of 40 Fruit, these bountiful…

DICK FROTH: Barista Trolls Customer with Brilliantly Inappropriate Latte Art [NSFW]

July 22, 2014 // 12:06 pm

Sometimes you’ll find a barista so talented you can’t help but order more coffee just to see their works of art. This was the case of Redditor KingPimpCommander. While kicking it at a Scottish cafe, he couldn’t help but notice how cool his lattes were coming out.

Naturally,…

DOPE: Artist Recreates Iconic Short Film ‘A Trip to the Moon’ Using Ice Cream

July 21, 2014 // 12:06 pm

Die-hard film buffs have probably seen the classic French short, Le Voyage Dans la Lune (A Trip to the Moon). The 1902 silent film directed by cinema legend Georges Méliès. The picture made a huge resurgence in popular culture as a major plot point in the 2011 film, Hugo. Now…

Small Japanese Town Creates Gigantic Works of Art in Rice Paddies

July 17, 2014 // 4:33 pm

I absolutely love it when a community pulls together to create art. Take this small town of Inakadate in the Aomori Prefecture, for example. The tiny population of only 8,000 residents is primarily agriculture-based, filled with fields and rice paddies. Each summer, the town bands together and puts those…

Baker Decorates Each Cookie by Hand, Resulting in Edible Masterpieces

July 8, 2014 // 2:18 pm

Whenever I see someone create art on a canvas of baked goods, I have to take a second and admire it. It’s actually incredibly difficult to draw something on a cake or a cookie, whether it’s simply lettering or a picture of Batman. At least from my experience. That…

Awesome Book of Restaurant Check Art is the Best Thing to Happen to the Bill Since Tips for Jesus

June 13, 2014 // 5:45 am

Some customers are douchebags who hide the bill under upside-down glasses of water. Others do this.

Check Please! is a newly released hardcover featuring nifty artwork from over fifty different artists, all done on restaurant check pads, because it’s important to find beauty even in the most soul-crushing of…

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