Spanish photographer and neuroscientist Al Mefer has captured some out-of-this-world images of Benidorm’s Martian structures. The photographs of the buildings were post-processed and laid on a coloured background to create the illusion they are floating, or part of an alien landscape. In recent years, Benidorm’s brutal hotel structures have comeRead More →

The animated short “Your Black Friend,” based on the comic series by Ben Passmore, is a humorous and heartbreaking look at a very real topic. The film was temporarily removed from Facebook due to alt-right trolls earlier this year. A special hardcover collection of Passmore’s comics series is out soon.Read More →

Wylie Overstreet and Alex Gorosh took a telescope around the streets of LA and invited people to look at the Moon through it. Watching people’s reactions to seeing such a closeup view of the Moon with their own eyes, perhaps for the first time, is really amazing. Whoa, that looksRead More →

360° video has quickly emerged as a unique medium that is able to offer deeper experiences for audiences compared to standard video or still imagery. It gives the viewer greater control to look around and discover more. Research conducted by Google showed that 360° video delivers significantly higher performance thanRead More →

Background image by DesignTAXI. Images provided by AIGA The American Institute of Graphic Arts (AIGA)—the largest and longest-standing design association in the US—has launched ‘Double or Nothing’, a bold project that aims to double the number of women leaders in the design industry and counter the gender pay gap. LedRead More →

Image via Shutterstock Can an artificial brain truly replicate the workings of a human mind? This week, the final Reddit posts from renowned physicist Stephen Hawking made their rounds on the internet. Hawking’s stance towards AI was that it’s possible for robots to outsmart humans, just like how “Einstein wasRead More →

Our society is in the midst of balancing itself out after centuries of males dominating most industries. Recently, Rachel Morrison became the first female cinematographer to be nominated for an Oscar for her work on “Mudbound,” and it’s moments like this that give us hope that things are headed in the right direction. And, hopefully soon, in the near future, it’ll become such a common occurrence, that gender won’t even be relevant to the discussion.Read More →

Search might be getting a facelift in the months to come. It seems Google is currently experimenting with a revamped version of its signature Material Design layout for its search engine service, as spotted by sharp-eyed Reddit users. Here are a couple of screenshots to check out for comparison. TheRead More →

Union VFX takes us through how they subtly enhanced some of the Oscar-winning film’s most powerful scenes using VFX. Warning: this story contains major spoilers for the film. Lacking dragons, spaceships and digital doubles, Three Billboards Outside Ebbing Missouri isn’t a film you associate with VFX. We’re all aware that inRead More →

The final 60 images in the 15th Annual Smithsonian.com Photo Contest have been revealed, with the impressive selection showcasing diverse talent from all over the world. “Joy”. A seal pup enjoys the morning breeze on Düne Island in Germany. Image by © Erika Valkovicova. All rights reserved This year, theRead More →

Facebook revealed on Friday that a voter profiling firm hired by Donald Trump and other Republicans had improperly used data from 270,000 users of the social media platform. But what Facebook didn’t say may be more important: The number of people affected by this aggressive form of data grabbing likelyRead More →

Ever wonder how much the arts and photography contribute towards the United States economy? Wonder no more. According to a newly-published government report, the arts contribute over $763 billion to the economy, and photography represents over $10 billion of that total. Those numbers come from new data released earlier thisRead More →

It’s now possible to post a 3D model straight to your Facebook feed or a Page, opening up new potential for 3D artists, character artists, game developers and anyone who wants to experiment with 3D rendering, to showcase work in its full form on social media. With Facebook 3D posts, anyone canRead More →

Video screenshot via Campaign Deliveroo believes there’s no better way to connect with each other than through good food. For its latest campaign titled ‘Eat More Amazing’, the food delivery service has built a billboard mosaicked with 2,000 free burgers in Shoreditch, London to “interact with more consumers,” described EmilyRead More →

This week, Apple announced that this year’s Worldwide Developers Conference (WWDC) will be held in June at San Jose. The event aims to introduce guests to Apple’s newest OS features and updates. The teaser artwork for 2018’s conference features an all-white getup with glossy, elevated elements—a refreshing change from theRead More →

By Evan Ortiz and Caroline Tompkins Great travel photography is an intricate combination, one that documents an area’s landscape, people, culture, and history, sometimes in a single image. Thanks to Instagram, it’s never been easier to find pages that deliver aspirational images across the globe. It’s so easy that weRead More →

Ami Vitale is often described as a travel photographer, and given that she has worked in nearly 100 countries over the past 18 years you’d be forgiven for doing so. Yet though her pictures are exquisitely beautiful and come from many exotic locations they go far deeper than traditional travelRead More →

“Tohorā Ma is a small vineyard located in Nelson, New Zealand specialising in white wines. Tohorā Ma translates to ‘The White Whale’ which echoes the Vineyard’s focus on Sauvignon Blanc. Stansfield Design Studio were approached to establish a new brand which could be applied to a range of labels andRead More →

Read this homage to Jeff Goldblum in its entirety (preferably out loud, with a close friend) and then re-watch The Big Chill. Edward Norton (‘Grand Budapest Hotel,’ 2014; ‘Isle of Dogs,’ out in March): A friend of mine was on a flight and was seated next to Jeff. She wasRead More →

My former colleagues Andrew Romano and Garance Franke-Ruta took a look at recent protests led by Defend Boyle Heights and the larger radical anti-gentrification movement they’ve inspired. Coffee shops are being targeted and galleries shutting down from harassment on the east side of Los Angeles. Gentrification isn’t new, nor isRead More →