Airportraits: composite photos of all the daily takeoffs from the world's airports


Artist Mike Kelley creates "Airportraits" of the world's airports by photographing all the planes that take off on a given day, then compositing them together into a kind of time-lapse of a day's worth of flights, which presents an instantly comprehensible way of comparing the different services; they're available as stunning prints. (via Kottke) Read the rest

Finally got my Emacs setup just how I like it


JWZ has discovered the greatest Google Image search. Read the rest

What animals would look like if they had eyes at the front

Deer. Oh dear.

A creepy series of shoops by IMGURian Kiyoi from Mashable, riffing off a single uncanny Reddit shoop.

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Happy Putants

Illo: Rob Beschizza  / Photo:
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Nature Made vitamins recalled for 'possible contamination' with Salmonella or Staph

Shoop: @Xeni.

Several nutritional supplements sold under the Nature Made brand are being recalled over concerns they may be contaminated with Salmonella or Staph. Aureus. Vitamin manufacturer Pharmavite released the announcement today, and it was cross-posted at the Food and Drug Administration website.

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Just look at this banana chestburster shoop


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Donald Trump mouth/eye swap is the nightmare fuel you've been looking for


Nicholas Longtin writes, "I saw the Photoshop of Donald Trump with mouth eyes and I had to see what that would look like in full motions video. It's horrifying. You have been warned." Read the rest

Short Fingered Vulgarian: the shoops that reveal Drumpf's inner baby-carrot-fingers


Among the many revelations in John Oliver's definitive takedown of Donald Drumpf was the fact that the thin-skinned billionaire had been so wounded by being called a "short-fingered vulgarian" by Vanity Fair editor Graydon Carter that he's spent a quarter-century sending Carter letters decorated with tracings of his hand-geometry to prove the length of his fingers. Read the rest

Artist combines celebrity faces


Norwegian illustrator ThatNordicGuy mixes celebrities faces together to create alternate universe stars. Above, Angelina Fox. Below, Nikolaj Coster-Dinklage. Read the rest

Humanitarian fixes photos of things that are wrong


A kind-hearted photoshopper soothed the nerves of finicky people by apply his shoop skills to photos of things that are wrong. I feel better now. Read the rest

Dark Side of the Pluto

'shooped by Xeni.
"There is no dark side of the Pluto really. Matter of fact it's all dark."

Sneaking subtle Star Wars references into photos

Toronto photographer Thomas Dagg produces artful shoops of landscapes with subtle Star Wars references worked into them. Read the rest

Poesy with my glasses

Boing Boing pal Chris Smith was so struck by the thumbnail from my daughter Poesy's review of the latest Ariol book that he shooped my specs onto her. It's a good look, though I'm hoping that she gets her eyesight from my eagle-eyed wife, not me! (Thanks, Chris!) Read the rest

Dada vs Hitler: the anti-Nazi collages of John Heartfield

In the runup to WWII (and during it) Dadaist photographer John Heartfield and his collaborator George Grosz produced a startling series of anti-Nazi collages that echo through to today's practice of political shooping. An informative Metafilter post by Adamvasco has lots more links.

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Hubble Cat

Hubble Ultra Deep Field Cat. So many galaxies! Read the rest


Boing Boing reader Nicholas Longtin of Minneapolis has carefully 'shooped a series of photos from the 2012 Olympics to include his cats. I'll consider it complete when this shot's included. (via BB Flickr Pool) Read the rest