It’s quite the reaction.
Vox’s Phil Edwards talks with Matthew Averett, an art history professor at Creighton University; to learn why Medieval babies were painted to look like little old men and how we shifted to the recognizably cherubic babies of the Renaissance and today.
Photograph by Gloucester City Museum An archaeologist at the Gloucester City Museum was examining ancient Roman roof tiles from 100 AD when he came across a fragment that contained a cat’s paw print.
Photograph by NASA/JHUAPL/SwRI [July 23, 2015] Pluto sends a breathtaking farewell to New Horizons.
Plane spotter TopFelya captures a MiG-29 pulling off a spectacular vertical climb shortly after takeoff.
The Mexican government recently teamed up with Germen Crew—a youth organization and group of street artists—to revitalize Palmitas, a village in Mexico’s Pachuca district, through art.
Welcome to the Shirk Report where you will find 25 funny images, 10 interesting articles and 5 entertaining videos from the last 7 days of sifting.
In this beautiful capture by Ingeun Nam, we see a group of camels crossing Erg Chebbi, located in the Moroccan territory of the mighty Sahara Desert.
To remind residents of Vilnius, Lithuania that they aren’t the only ones living in the city, communications firm Clinic 212 erected a series of tiny road signs all around town.
A lucky group of visitors to South Africa’s Kruger National Park got to see a baby elephant try to chase a group of low-flying swallows.
The Google Translate team test their new app in 27 languages as they translate Ritchie Valens’ hit song, La Bamba.
Food artist Tisha Cherry creates the most unexpected things out of her food. She also has an affinity for puns and the combination of the two make for entertaining Instagram and Twitter feeds, where she is slowly amassing quite the following.
Photograph by Scott Kelly If you love seeing our beautiful planet from space you gotta follow astronaut Scott Kelly on Twitter or Facebook.
For his 40th birthday, photographer Mike Olbinski took the trip of a lifetime, storm chasing for 14 days covering 10 states and over 12,000 miles.
To celebrate the release of unReal, Teton Gravity Research (TGR) and Anthill release one of the most acclaimed segments from the film.
Maude White is an incredible papercutting artist from Buffalo, New York. She uses a surgical knife to make precise cuts into paper that play with positive and negative space.
Valeriano Fatica finds the perfect-shaped watermelon to carve an amazing dragon head into. The artist filmed the progress wearing a GoPro and made this entertaining timelapse.
Photograph by TOM HALL In this beautiful capture by Tom Hall, we see a stone arched bridge in central Queenstown, New Zealand.
Walt Lyons and his daughter captured this incredible lightning storm with a high-speed camera as they chased a storm system from Rapid City to Wall, South Dakota.
Dan Pauly is a fourth generation wood-working artisan best known for his amazing rustic cabins made from reclaimed wood.