I've found a beautiful and mysterious Tumblr that combines (what look like) old, obscure video game screenshots with (what look like) snippets of original fiction. As is so often the case with Tumblr I'm not sure who runs it or why, or if it's part of something larger I'm missing, but I sure do like it.
Definitely follow the "8-bit Fiction" Tumblr (I don't know whether all the images therein are 'technically' 8-bit, but) for winsome, striking and shareable images that take the inherent nostalgia of these palettes and expand it into mature and thoughtful diretions.
Kareem Waris Olamilekan is a Nigerian artist who paints astounding hyperreal portraits. He’s 11. From his Instagram @waspa_art: I am waspa the bitty artist Art is my calling It’s in me I draw, paint and design. All Africa interview: “My Legs Shook As I Drew the Portrait of French President” (Thanks Bob Pescovitz!)
For centuries, many fine books have held a magical secret not within their pages but on the edges. Stunning fore-edge paintings are only visible when the book’s pages are slightly fanned. Great Big Story introduces us to Martin Frost, one of the world’s last fore-edge painters.
Zurich’s Main Station is currently home to an enormous public artwork: GaiaMotherTree, a huge knotted fabric tree with intimate space underneath where visitors can gather.
Summer’s here, which brings not only warmer weather but also the unsettling realization that the year is more than halfway over. So, for those who weren’t as productive as they would have liked during the first half of 2018, we’ve rounded up 5 skill course bundles you can start learning today to help you finish […]
It’s good to be proactive, but when it comes to preparing for an emergency situation, one of the most important items you can pack is a flashlight. After all, whatever else you include in your kit won’t be of much use if you can’t see what you’re doing. The Viper 1000-Lumen Tactical Flashlights not only […]
Chances are you took a handful of language classes in high school, and aside from a smattering of conjugations and vocabulary words, the only things you likely remember are the dry, rehearsed sentences that did little to make you speak like a true native. If you’re still hoping to learn a new language but want […]