StumbleUpon is a giant collection of the best pages on the Internet.
StumbleUpon is a great way to lose hours of your life. Luckily, I braved the Internet vortex so you don’t have to. This week I found these especially interesting websites:
- 9 Photo Composition Tips
This video quickly gives advice and examples on how to take the best photo possible. I hadn’t heard of #7 before, “Center Dominant Eye.” A new trick to try!
- 16 Incredible Van Gogh Paintings Tilt Shifted
WOW. With a simple twist, Van Gogh’s work becomes dynamic and almost life-life.
- Beautiful Map Posters of Anywhere
This is perfect for people who are moving, or who particularly love a place. I want several!
- 19 Animals Photographed Trying Things for the First Time
OMG so cute. I love the dog on his first subway ride and the tiny bear trying to climb a tree.
- These are the 10 Best U.S. Cities to Relocate To
Described with cute infographics, I’m proud to see cities in Illinois and Texas on this list…although neither were cities in which I’ve actually lived.
- Smile Alarm Clock by Kim Jungwoo
Hahaha! An alarm clock that only turns off if its smile sensor thinks your grin is big enough. This is diabolically brilliant.
- Minimalist Posters of Disney Films
I especially love the one for Peter Pan….but the Bambi poster looks kind of creepy!
- World’s Most Beautiful Trees Photography
Trees! I love trees! So many different colors and shapes, and two crazies scaling a 700-foot Sequoia!
- An Anthology of Mythical Creatures
This infographic is super helpful in categorizing the origins of various mythical creatures, from kelpies in Scotland to Japan’s Ittan-momen, “a sentient roll of cotton that flies through the night and suffocates people.”
- 23 Animals That Have Totally Mastered the Game of Hide-and-Seek
One of my favorite things that Rory does is when he hides behind the shower curtain with his tail sticking out. Idiot animals are delightful!