March 30, 2014

youmightfindyourself:

Shōmei TōmatsuAt first glance, it looks like a skinned cat or dog, perhaps even a suckling pig hanging outside a roadside restaurant. On closer inspection, it could be the corpse of a mutant creature from the depths of David Cronenberg’s imagination. It is, in fact, a beer bottle that has been fused into a misshapen, almost muscular, form by the unimaginably intense heat of a nuclear blast.

Shomei Tomatsu’s most well-known photograph, simply entitled Melted Bottle, Nagasaki, 1961, is also one of his most surreal. It was taken while he was on a magazine assignment to photograph the reconstruction of the devastated city. Tomatsu, then 31, had, like many Japanese people, chosen not to confront the trauma of Nagasaki, but what he found there made him rethink his attitude to his country’s history as well as to photography. He set out to try and record a city that, like the country as a whole, was intent on building its future while wiping out many traces of its past. (via)

Christ, that last one…

March 19, 2014

beachjustice:

sizvideos:

TL;DR : Watch this incredible story in video

Re-blogged for Godfey

This is…adorable?

March 14, 2014

vicemag:

Cheers to the Revolution: Kiev’s Beautiful Molotov Cocktails

March 9, 2014

nickelsonwooster:

Art x Nature.
Andy Goldsworthy

So, True Detective huh?

(Source: lissycposts)

February 12, 2014

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February 5, 2014

Godzilla with leading lady Momoko Kochi
1954

(Source: lulubonanza, via porkksoda)

January 26, 2014

thenearsightedmonkey:

The Curious Wanderings of Batman in the American Southwest

Suggested by MAG

January 17, 2014

thinkofmewhenuforgetyourseatbelt:

This elderly couple took a photo in their small garden outside their house for every season of the year, come rain, snow or shine.

They stood in the same spot for every season and showed off their beautiful little garden, which they were obviously very proud of.

Word of the day: Saudade

January 15, 2014

nitehawkcinema:

This is where it happened.

From Chris Marker’s 1962 post-nuclear science fiction film La Jetée.

Fun Fact: This directly inspired 12 Monkeys.

(via mattfractionblog)

January 13, 2014
1800’s Siberian Bear-Hunting Armor (Found via Classic Pics)

1800’s Siberian Bear-Hunting Armor (Found via Classic Pics)

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