Thursday, 17 April 2014

30 Star Wars facts you didn't know


Think you know The Force front to back? These 30 Star Wars facts will give even hardcore fans a run for their money.

Monday, 14 April 2014

If classic movies were remade by Michael Bay


From Cracked:
Every single film is going to get a remake or gritty reboot eventually. We asked you to show us a world where Hollywood just decides to put Michael Bay in charge of every single one of them.

Saturday, 12 April 2014

Mobile orchestra: celebrating 30 years of mobile history


Known for the world's fastest mobile network speed, Korea marks its 30 years of mobile history this year. Now the orchestra of 30 cell phones and 4 pagers is celebrating the 30th year anniversary in a way that you never imagined.

If social networks were Game of Thrones Houses

From Mashable:
The state of social networks today has a lot in common with the fictional world of Westeros — they're both filled with warring factions, they're ruled by elite business people and power is constantly shifting.

Byzantine-style paintings of modern-day pop culture characters

From The Laughing Squid:
Athens, Greece-based artist Fotis Varthis has created The Byzantine Series, a collection of historic Byzantine-style paintings of modern-day pop culture characters.

Friday, 11 April 2014

Proof Darth Vader makes the best artistic muse

From The Huffington Post:
Today we're mourning the fact that Anakin Skywalker, known to galaxies far, far away as Darth Vader, never had the opportunity to sit for Claude Monet. In a hilarious series of art history mashups, David Barton imagines what would have occurred if the Dark Father had ever donned a parasol for the sake of art. The result is pretty amazing.

Tuesday, 8 April 2014

Emoji-nation: classic artwork meets modern social media icons

From Neatorama:
In her artwork series emoji-nation, Natasya Ptichek mashed up classical works of art with modern elements we are familiar with. The Ukrainian artist overlaid Windows-style dialog boxes and social media notifications and icons over paintings to create ironic commentaries.