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The Happiest Countries in the World

By Village Mayor • Sep 26th, 2009 • Category: Miscellaneous

In recent studies recording life satisfaction, of citizens from around the world, the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development determined that some countries are just simply happier than others. If you’re looking for more smiles in your life, consider heading to one of these delightful countries for your next holiday. We’ve all heard the saying [...]

33 Cool and Creative ads (Part I)

By Village Mayor • Jun 22nd, 2009 • Category: Ads, Latest Post, The Best of Village of Joy

While doing this post about cool and creative ads, various thoughts came to my mind. The first one – I want to start my own advertising agency. Why? Because this must be the best job ever – you just create all kind of innovative, funny and odd ideas and get paid for it. Plus, to implement those cool ideas you do photography, illustrations and other creative things, which I just love doing.

Weird Toilet Paper Roll Sculptures by Junior Jacquet

By Village Mayor • Jun 13th, 2009 • Category: Art, Latest Post, Weird

Since childhood, Junior Jacquet is fascinated by the paper. He explores and experiments with different techniques of folding and crumpling to create new forms and poetic objects that decorate his life. While he makes a lot of different artworks from paper, my attention was caught by his weird toilet paper roll sculptures.

25 Motivational Posters (Part II)

By Village Mayor • May 22nd, 2009 • Category: Funny, Latest Post, The Best of Village of Joy

This time we are really glad to present you another collection of motivational posters. Don’t know about you guys, but they are funny as hell for me.

Controversial Sculptures by David Cerny

By Village Mayor • May 8th, 2009 • Category: Architecture, Art, Latest Post, The Best of Village of Joy, Weird

Continuing our article series about the most creative artists in the world this time we present very controversial artist David Cerny from Czech Republic.

Jumping Spider Goes to a Photo Session (15 Pictures)

By Village Mayor • May 1st, 2009 • Category: Animals, Latest Post, Photography, The Best of Village of Joy

The jumping spider can jump 20 to 60 or even 75-80 times the length of their body. If you were just five feet (1.5 m) tall and could jump like that, you could leap over the Buddha statue in Japan which is 328 ft (110 m) tall (one of the world’s tallest statues). Facts aside, they look incredibly cool, check them out!

Microworld by Licht~~~~

By Village Mayor • Apr 22nd, 2009 • Category: Art, Latest Post, Photography

Paul first got interested in photography when he was just a little boy. He got his first camera about 50 years ago, and does photography ever since then.I would like to present just a tiny bit of his work: microworld. Water drops are usually around 1mm in diameter.

Inspirational Photo Manipulation by Erik Johansson (21 pictures)

By Village Mayor • Apr 19th, 2009 • Category: Art, Latest Post, Photography, The Best of Village of Joy

When you look at his photos you can see not only the mastery of photography but also great photoshopping skills. He has very brave ideas, skills to implement them and good sense of humor.

Video Games made of LEGOs

By Village Mayor • Apr 13th, 2009 • Category: Art, Latest Post, Miscellaneous

While surfing the Net, I accidently came across these old NES game screenshots but what was amazing – they were made from LEGO’s. So, for every Nintendo fan it will be a big pleasure viewing these images and remembering those careless childhood days.

Mass Consumption Photography by Chris Jordan

By Village Mayor • Apr 6th, 2009 • Category: Art, Latest Post, Photography

In short: each image portrays a specific quantity of something: 32,000 Barbies (number of elective breast augmentation surgeries); 106,000 aluminum cans (thirty seconds of can consumption) and so on.


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