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Celebrities as Disney Characters

Celebrities as Disney Characters

Photographer Annie Leibovitz has an ongoing series titled Disney Dream Portraits. For the series, the photographer chooses a scene and character from Disney movies, and recreates the scene in a photograph, with a celebrity playing the role of the Disney character.

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This Parrot – He’s a Woman!

This Parrot – He’s a Woman!

By all accounts, the photograph here is a bright Macaw Parrot sitting majestically in his habitat. A closer inspection should reveal that this happens to be a woman body-painted masterfully by artist Johannes Stötter. The skill of the artist is amazing, but so is the patience and perseverance of the model. It would be incredibly difficult to hold the position while the artist painted over her, and then pose for photographs.

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Maps Show the Destruction Hollywood Has Caused in America

Maps Show the Destruction Hollywood Has Caused in America

Watching the movies, you realize how American cities take the brunt of aliens invasions, superheroes battling off their nemesis, monster and creature attacks, and of course, natural disasters. Although most of them are content with destroying New York, they sometimes hit other cities as well. This set of maps and graphics takes a look at the cities destroyed in movies due to various reasons. As the creators of the graphic point out, this is not an exhaustive list and does not include post-apocalyptic movies.

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Heck of a Last Meal: Gourmet Mouse Traps

Heck of a Last Meal: Gourmet Mouse Traps

As a custom in most parts of the world, the condemned are allowed their choice of last meal. It was probably with a similar idea in mind that Davide Luciano and Claudia Ficca decided to extend a similar courtesy to mice. While mice of course are incapable of articulating their choice of a last meal, the artists decided to take another approach and replace the conventional bits of food on mouse traps with gourmet foods.

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