Making a Baby With Magic [pics]

When a magician calls for volunteers for an act, always know what the trick is before you end up with a baby. In this wonderful magic show, Anthony Stuart and his wife, the magician’s assistant conjured an adorable baby out of thin air. That ladies and gentlemen, is the best magic trick. In another of Stuart’s sets, the baby dressed as a Ninja Turtle takes on her opponents and scores an easy win. While here, also check out photographer Patrice Laroche‘s trick for making a baby.

Make-up Artist Spices up Eyelids

Make-up artist Tal Peleg goes all artistic on eyelids, spicing them up with a range of drawings and illustrations to great effect. She works along the shape and form of the eye to create illustrations that while far from conventional makeup, aren’t too far from the aesthetics of the eye. The Princess and the Frog you see up top is an absolute winner in our eyes.

Comparing Vision: What We See, Versus What Cats See

Cats see things quite different from what we do, even though humans and felines have the same basic eye structure. Images by artist Nickolay Lamm (previously here and here) present a scene, comparing it with what humans see, and what cats see. Lamm worked with ophthalmologists at the University of Pennsylvania’s veterinary school and some other animal eye specialists to collect information and data on cat vision.

Your Adrenaline Dose is Here With the Point of View Footage of 128,000-Foot Stratos Jump

A year ago, Austrian skydiver Felix Baumgartner made the highest jump of all time, jumping to the ground from nearly 128,000 feet (13.6 miles) in the air. In his free fall, Felix hit a top speed of 844mph (1.25 Mach). You can see him struggle the spin in the thin air, which eventually gets better as he passes the 90,000 feet mark.


Artificial Intelligence: Thought Provoking Surreal Photoseries by Francesco Romoli

For the series Artificial Intelligence, photographer Francesco Romoli (previously) delves into the depths of the human mind and philosophy. Set in the future, the series often delves on David, a child-like humanoid robot who has existed for 2000 years. While created by humans, the robot has lived through the fall and demise of the human race, and will live for a few thousand years more. Using David as a medium, the photographer presents the concepts of change and advance.