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Award Winning Photo of Giraffes

Enjoy these strange photos: “Reticulated Giraffes close up wide angle view” by Rich Carey who is primarily an underwater photographer. Below are a few low res thumbnails. The full images can be found here. Take some time to appreciate the art of nature as a way to lower stress and to thank the God of … Continue reading

Painting Sells For Record $90.3 Million

A single painting, English artist David Hockney’s ‘Portrait of an Artist (Pool with Two Figures)’, recently sold for $90 million at an auction. This is a record for a single painting for any living artist. A painting by the British artist David Hockney has fetched $90.3 million at Christie’s on Thursday night, easily breaking the … Continue reading

Bus Costume Fails to Cross “No Pedestrians” Bridge in Russia

A surprised witness filmed and posted to YouTube a video (below) of four people trying to walk across the Zolotoy Bridge in Vladivostok while wearing a cardboard bus costume. The video shows police stop the group and make them turn around. “Why are they being chased away? It’s beautiful, it’s art! Why don’t they understand it?” … Continue reading

Art Work Instantly Self Destructs After $1.4 M Purchase

A world famous artist you’ve likely never heard of until today pulled an interesting stunt that is making strange world news. He apparently shredded his artwork by remote control with a shredder built into the picture frame shortly after it sold for $1.4 million at an auction. Here’s a video of it happening. Banksy, the … Continue reading

Loops in the Bay Area Sky

Nothing super strange about these whoopty-doos, but still interesting to see, so I thought I’d share a video. Unfortunately, the WordPress native video is not cooperating. May need to use YouTube… if the video works for you, give a thumbs up. Anyway, this was taken while hiking in the Bay Area. It could be this, a … Continue reading

The Amazing Ambiguous Cylinder Illusion

Have you seen this illusion? The ambiguous cylinder was a finalist (2nd prize) in the 2016 best illusion of the year contest. The direct views of the objects and their mirror images generate quite different interpretations of the 3D shapes. They look like vertical cylinders, but their sections appear to be different; in one view … Continue reading

Projection Mapping Shows

3D Projection Mapping involves shining and aligning projectors on the different surfaces of an object. Here are a few videos showing what can be done: Published on Apr 30, 2018. Cream Studio was behind an impressive show to projection map the Galata Tower to advertise the Istanbul Genclik Festivali. The company used eight edge-blended Christie … Continue reading

Large Rock Painted Like a Shark

Strange art: This rock painted like a shark can be found on Palolem Beach in Gao, in Southern India. Below are a few earlier photos from when it was just getting started. Palolem Beach is a stretch of white sand on a bay in Goa, South India. It’s known for its calm waters and for … Continue reading

Do People Ever Grow Horns? Yes and No

Today TrueStrange looks at human horns. Before we get to the real ones, did you know a movie called “Horns” was released in 2014? In it the actor made famous by his role in Harry Potter becomes a sort of devil. Trailer: Daniel Radcliffe, going from everyones favorite British wand-waving Griffindor wizard to a American … Continue reading