Cyborgs enjoy a snowy evening in the City of Peace

Even as the glare of the message of universal love reflected off Carla's helmet, she swore she caught a couple of baselines tittering out of the corner of her eye. Jaime always said she needed a thicker skin, but Carla never saw one on the list of approved modifications. A serene digital painting by Thomas Wievegg. » 12/15/13 5:00pm 12/15/13 5:00pm

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 8:40am 3/12/13 8:40am

Images of a massive, futuristic Megacity glittering in the night

Artist Yang Yongliang studied traditional Chinese painting and calligraphy at the Shanghai Fine Arts Institute, and his digitally manipulated images blend traditional landscapes with sometimes surreal and sometimes futuristic images. In his series The Moonlight, he transports China's rolling hills into the… » 2/24/13 1:00pm 2/24/13 1:00pm

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 2:00pm 2/23/13 2:00pm