Altered Hubble images transform nebulae into bizarre cosmic monsters

When you stare at images of the cosmos, do you ever search for shapes and faces amidst the swirling clouds of dust? Chris Keegan plays with the majestic images captured by NASA’s Chandra X-Ray Observatory through the Hubble telescope, digitally manipulating them until they reveal fantastical creatures lurking in the… »3/12/13 11:40am3/12/13 11:40am

Artist transforms photos of rusty fire hydrants into pictures of alien planets

Redditor gumballbrain (Trapexoid on Tumblr) was messing around with a photo of the top of a fire hydrant one day when he noticed that the flaking paint and rust resembled a planet covered in water and solid land. Since then, he's made a hobby of taking photos of fire hydrants and finding the planets hiding on their… »2/23/13 5:00pm2/23/13 5:00pm