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This Slovak photographer captures some of the most peacefully poetic glimpses of nature that I’ve seen in a long time. Veronika Gilková has a lot of different series of photos on her website, but I chose today to concentrate on her “Smoke Stories” (and a few other pictures that included

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Carlo Mollino was many things in his lifetime; from a world-renowned architect, to a student of the occult, to a race car driver, to a furiture designer. When he died in 1973, his estate discovered his secret stash of erotic Polaroids. Carlo would pay Turin’s ladies of the night to

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Guillaume-Benjamin-Amand Duchenne de Boulogne was a pioneer of neurology in the 1800s, and his work on human facial expressions was influential on some of Darwin’s theories of human evolution. Duchenne believed that our facial expressions were a gateway to the soul, and he set out to create as many as he

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While the pin-up craze was reaching it’s height of popularity in America, things were a little less vanilla in France thanks to the Biederer Brothers. Czech immigrant Jacques Biederer got his start doing simple nudes, and then over time began creating his own brand of risqué storytelling. It started off

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I have read every single post that’s gone up on CVLT Nation, all 7,000 of them. One of our writers never ceases to entertain me with his dark and humorous reviews, and that’s Alaric “Al Necro” Cabiling. So I’m looking forward to reading the new collection of short stories he

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Have you ever tried to create beautiful imagery for your pet fish inside its ridiculously small bowl? Well, Kim Keever took it to the next level. This American artist creates detailed miniature scenes in a 200-gallon tank, fills it with water and then takes a picture. Astonishing colors, realistic clouds

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Everyone dreams, more or less, but few people trust themselves to relate or present  their dreams, because they are inhibited from making public their perverse thoughts.   The words of H.R. Giger ring true to this day, just a couple of days past the one year anniversary of his death.

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When I see the handle @mrs_angemi, (or @mrs anything)I immediately think workout selfies, baby pictures and flowers from doting hubby. I couldn’t be more wrong about Nicole Angemi‘s Instagram account, a collection of images from her work as an assistant pathologist. Despite the fact that her Instagram account has been

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Although poster art is enduring, it used to be the most powerful advertising vehicle there was, especially for performers. Illusionists of the  late 19th and early 20th centuries relied heavily on their posters to impart a sense of mystery and suspense in their potential audience. Illusionists like Harry Handcuff Houdini,

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Austin Osman Spare was an English artist and occultist born in 1886. After beginning to draw at the age of twelve, Spare quickly became recognized and awarded for his art. He was recommended for a scholarship to the Royal College of Art, and in 1903, being only seventeen, he won

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Growing up in L.A., it’s hard to escape gang culture because it’s all around you, from the city walls to the school halls. When I would go to my stepsisters house, who has been an active Rollin 20’s Blood for over 30 years, I would always find myself looking through all

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So what do we have here? An amazing photo essay featuring three interesting bands NOD NOD + KAYO DOT + BOTANIST taken by one of our favorite photographers, Andrea Petrovicova. Now check out how it gets weird in Prague! NOD NOD KAYO DOT BOTANIST

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