Ben Wilson is a London artist who makes incredible paintings on top of littered chewing gum. I'm impressed by the amount of detail that he's able to fit into such small patches of gum. It would be so cool to be walking down the street and come across one of these pieces, which remind me of tiny portals into other worlds. Wilson says that legally, as long as he is only painting atop the gum that someone else has littered, he isn't breaking any laws because this is considered a form of recycling. Londoners: have you ever come across one of these chewing gum masterpieces while walking down the street?
Brooke Weston is a taxidermy artist who incorporates dioramas into her work. She grew up with a love for dollhouses, dioramas, and play sets. She started off creating her own miniature worlds and environments inside of random objects, and then got into using skulls and taxidermy to house these ethereal environments. Check out these stunning… READ THE REST
Going to a flea market with Mitch O'Connell is a bit like trying to get high with Willie Nelson: you can take pride in saying that you did it, so long as you don't get your ass kicked in. I came close enough. We had come across a table with a full spread of frayed… READ THE REST
In this episode of PBS' Monstrum, they take a look at Siren Head, a modern monster created by artist Trevor Henderson which has become mimetic across the internet. The creature was originally inspired by Henderson's fascination with radio numbers stations. Host Emily Zarka uses the Siren Head phenom to explore the emergence of digital folklore. READ THE REST
We thank our sponsor for making this content possible; it is not written by the editorial staff nor does it necessarily reflect its views. More people are working from laptops than ever these days. Whether you're self-employed, starting online education, or utilizing a work-from-home setup, you need to be able to work from anywhere. Laptops… READ THE REST
We thank our sponsor for making this content possible; it is not written by the editorial staff nor does it necessarily reflect its views. Between the stresses of work, classes, and home life, when was the last time you were able to relax and enjoy a little bit of free time? In a world of side… READ THE REST
We thank our sponsor for making this content possible; it is not written by the editorial staff nor does it necessarily reflect its views. From paying your rent to sharing pics of your adorable dog to shopping for a new pair of jeans — is there anything you don't do on your phone these days?… READ THE REST