The Ultimate “Only in Russia” Video Compilation

The Ultimate “Only in Russia” Video Compilation

Distractify.com has put together the best videos from Russia, taken from videos uploaded online to sites like Youtube. As the narrator says in the introduction, “Ever since the invention of dashboard cameras, the Russians have been catching up to the Japanese for the amount of hilarious sh*t on the internet.” The compilation video that follows merely […]

A detective heads off to investigate a wolrd beyond the edges of this painting by Estela Cuadro

Trip Out on Art with Estela Cuadro’s Hallucinogenic Paintings

Estela Cuadro’s personal art style is unique. She incorporates elements of spirituality, tribalism and psychedelia into each of her paintings to create scenes that are abstract yet contain hints of reality. Each painting is filled with a sense of movement and animation. It’s as though the artist was in the midst of a wild imagining, […]

Alice from Lewis Carrolls Alice in Wonderland doesn't seem quite so chaste and innocent in this illustration by Irureta

Spanish Artist gives a Dark Twist to Fairy Tales

As the Grimm brothers proved with their dark fairy tales; not all children’s stories have to be filled with happy little characters frolicking in their happy little worlds. Spanish artist Beñat Olea Irureta has now added his own twist to classic fairy tales and childrens’ book characters with his gothic fantasy illustrations. While some of the […]

Dr Seuss Pickup Lines

Dr Seuss Pickup Lines

The funny guys from the improv comedy show “Whose Lines is it Anyway?” come up with rhyming pickup lines, some of which Dr Seuss himself may have found useful.

A sexy beach babe heads out for a surf in this caricature painting by Jay Alders called Wading for the Sun

Life is a Beach, and so is Love, in Jay Alder’s Figurative Paintings

The figurative art movement is a form of abstract art that retains ties to the real world, depicting real scenes and people in an abstract, yet recognisable manner. Jay Alders’ figurative paintings feature beach and coastal landscapes with human figures engaging in the beach life. Stories of romance, adrenalin and peaceful moments unfold in Alders’ art, […]

Funny Guy Narrates Strangers' Lives in Public

Funny Guy Narrates Strangers’ Lives in Public

Prankster Thomas Sanders creates hilarious vines by walking up to perfect strangers and narrating a fictional story about what’s going on in their life at that moment. His brilliant story-telling voice, along with the obscure and humorous story line that he creates results in a light-hearted prank that’s bound to get a chuckle out of you. […]

Daredevil Combines Parkour and Skateboarding

Daredevil Combines Parkour and Skateboarding

SubstanceOverHype‘s William Spencer shows off his skateboarding tricks and parkour stunts, often combining the two sports. The video also shows a number of wipe outs which reveals the long and painful process that Spencer has gone through to achieve this level of skill. You can see more parkour by William Spencer in the funny freerunning […]

Optical Illusion Portraits by Rex Whistler are Now Mind-Boggling Antiques

Optical Illusion Portraits by Rex Whistler are Now Mind-Boggling Antiques

Hailing from the age celebrated by steampunk artists, Rex Whistler’s optical illusion portraits give a glimpse into the mind of this exceptionally talented artist. Though he didn’t live long (1905-1944), whistler created an enormous amount of drawings, paintings and other creative projects such as set designs for school plays and illustrations for books. Rex Whistler’s […]

Surfing’s got this Little Guy’s “Seal” of Approval

Surfing’s got this Little Guy’s “Seal” of Approval

Two friends, Matt Stanley and Andrew Flounders, were surfing off Amble, Northumberland, when a young seal joined in for some surfing fun. The seal approached them by nudging their ankles before attempting to climb onto their surfboards. According to a spokesman for a nearby seal sanctuary, the seals often sit on surfboards provided for them by […]

Incredible Artist Creates a Japanese Dragon with a Handful of Brushstrokes

Incredible Artist Creates a Japanese Dragon with a Handful of Brushstrokes

Japanese painter Kousyuuya employs a variety of brilliant brushwork techniques to create a painting of a Japanese dragon. Even though the majority of the dragon is made with only one color, Kousyuuya’s brushwork techniques create depth and texture for the character. Kousyuuya employs his paint brushes in such a way that he can create contrasting shades with one […]