Artist Photographs the Oldest Living Things in the World

Spruce Gran Picea #0909 – 11A07 (9,550 years old; Fulufjället, Sweden)

Ours is a world of wonders. Among these are several ancient organisms, that have existed for thousands of years. However, several of these are now endangered as human settlement and climate change put pressure on their ecosystems. Of course, serious attempts are also being made to preserve these wonderful organisms.

Awesome Flipbook Animations Made From Recycled Bike Parts

Flipbooks by artist Juan Fontanive are incredible, not only are the animations beautiful, but the underlying mechanism is pretty darn sweet. The artist makes these mechanisms by recycling and repurposing parts from old bicycles and clocks. Then comes along the process of hand drawing, painting, and screen printing the images. Several of these display birds and insects in flight, a subject that goes extremely well with the sound made by the flipbook as pages shuttle.

Job Titles Stripped Down to Brutally Honest Basics

People have very interesting job titles, mainly because nobody likes the lame ones, and we like to sound someone important. Here is what would happen if all the creativity in job names went away, and people were addressed by the plain characteristics of their job. It is overall a humorous set, and some of them really are “brutally honest” in their description.