Brooklyn-based baker Alana Jones-Mann has a sweet DIY article on how to make cupcakes that look like common miniature cacti. It turns out all you need is mass quantities of tasty, tasty frosting (because why does anyone eat a cupcake anyway), green food coloring, and an unreasonable amount of baking talent.
A Fence of Mirrors Reflects the Changing Landscape
Created by artist Alyson Shotz, this reflective picket fence is made entirely of mirrors and has been installed in several locations since 2003. The iteration shown here was on view through 2012 at the Storm King Art Center in New York.
A Breathtaking Aerial View of the Chicago Skyline as Reflected on Lake Michigan
While on approach to Chicago O'Hare International Airport amateur photographer Mark Hersch glanced out of his window and suddenly found himself looking at a once in a lifetime shot.
Bizarre Illustrations by Redmer Hoekstra Merge People and Animals with Everyday Objects
Netherlands-based artist Redmer Hoekstra draws fascinating composite illustrations that merge animals and everyday objects or machines, from a lizard with computer keyboard scales to an owl with books for wings. Whether you regard the pieces as humorous or slightly disturbing, it's hard to deny the ingenious way each creature is formed.
End of the World Cinema: An Abandoned Outdoor Movie Theater in the Desert of Sinai
Somewhere on the southern tip of the Sinai Peninsula in Egypt, nestled at the foot of a desert mountain range, sits a peculiar sight that is almost completely out of place: hundreds of seats for an outdoor movie theater. Estonian photographer Kaupo Kikkas recently visited the desolate location and brought back these amazing shots of a decaying dream.
Artist Paints Common Foods to Disguise them as Other Foods
In this fun series of painted objects titled "It's not what it seems" by artist Hikaru Cho, common foods are transformed with deftly applied acrylic paints to look like other foods. A banana is turned into a near photo-realistic cucumber, a tomato becomes a tangerine, and even an egg is made into a glistening eggplant.
Creatures from Your Dreams and Nightmares: Unbelievable Marine Worms Photographed by Alexander Semenov
Our favorite photographer of everything creepy and crawly under the sea, Alexander Semenov, recently released a number of incredible new photographs of worms, several of which may be completely unknown to science. Semenov photographed 222 different worm species which are now in the process of being studied and documented by scientists.