IT GETS FUNNIER EVERY TIME I SEE IT
i fucking lost it at the one about swine flu
she needs an Oscar
- Dated: fourth quarter 19th century
- Culture: Spanish
- Medium: wood, metal
- Measurements: 34 in. (86.4 cm)
- Markings: Engraved on sword: “A.H.P.” and engraved on both sides of sword: “TOLEDO”
Apart from their obvious functionality, canes were an elegant accessory in the 19th century, when the afternoon promenade gave members of the fashionable set occasion to display their finery and genteel manners.
This gentleman’s novelty cane conceals an elaborately engraved and monogrammed sword blade. While technically functional as a sword, the absence of a proper grip and guard make the cane more suited to braggadocio than actual dueling.
Another such gadget cane in the Brooklyn collection contains a liquor vial and tiny drinking glass. Equivalent women’s sticks sometimes held snuff bottles, powders vials, or other cosmetic materials.
Miind-Blowing Face Painting
Moscow-based photographer Alexander Khokhlov working with makeup artist Valeriya Kutsan manage to capture faces as surreal versions of themselves, inspired by two-dimensional posters, comics, pop art, paintings, pixelated images, and cartoon characters. The project explains: “Valeriya used different techniques of face painting so you can see a lot of variations – from sketch and graphic arts to water-colour and oil-paintings. This is a combination of interesting make-ups, studio photography experiments and careful retouching.”
We had to watch this for my English class and I cried because true
They’re like the best.
Poor potato gif, innocently dancing as his whole family lies slaughtered above him.
A quick tutorial on how I paint (mostly angular) shaped objects in a BG.
fun fact: “nolo” is latin for “do not want” so if someone says yolo you can say nolo and they’ll think its just a stupid comeback but in all actuality you’re speaking latin which is classy as shit so haha the jokes on them
and it means “(you’re) embarrassing” in finnish so it’s double joke on them
The Alnwick Poison Garden is pretty much what you’d think it is: a garden full of plants that can kill you (among many other things). Some of the plants are so dangerous that they have to be kept behind bars. [x]