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Lighthouses vs. Huge Waves

As an interesting variation of our "Ships vs. Huge Waves" articles, here comes some spectacular footage of Tevennec Lighthouse and other such scenes along the French Atlantic Coast:



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Today's pictures & links:

The Candle Light Engine

For more images and info, click here, or visit translated site of their creator.




These are very efficient engines by "Jos the Finch", powered by tea candles!..

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I'll get there in the end


(original unknown)

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Awesome Temporary Eiffel Tower Modification

Read more info here - a temporary, carbon Kevlar observation deck was attached to the tower's top in March this year, to celebrate its 120th birthday.



This is one of the most ambitious (and admittedly beautiful) temporary modification projects ever conceived.


(sent in by Bernd Missal)

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Dinosaur Monster Tanks

It is also a line of Japanese toys, of course.


(image credit: pulog1.exblog.jp)

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Distorted Office Space

The real reason behind this installation is to trap office workers into staying longer hours at their desks....
Check out more images here - art by Krijn de Koning:



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Mixed fresh links for today:

Eccentric Geniuses Who Were Clearly Insane - [fascinating]
Hotel made from shipping containers - [architecture]
Tetrapod Beaches of Japan - [travel]
This guy builds his own Temple, no matter what - [wow pics]
Creative Concept Car Designs - [auto]
Insanely Small And Inhabited Private Islands - [lifestyle]
Places hit by the blue screen of death - [weird]
Rock Crawling Off-Road - [car video]
World Largest Record Collection: A Sad Story - [cool video]

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Unforgettable

Another unforgettable character, to add to our last issue:


(image credit: superbomba)

A team of like-minded individuals:


(photo by A. Shaburov and V. Mizin)

Natural Talent:



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A Piece of Awesome

Artist: Tony Ariawan, see more.


(image credit: area105)

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Death Star Over San Francisco

Click here to watch the most wonderful "true" account of Evil Empire Fleet over the Golden Bridge.


(image credit: M Horn)

This encounter is rather more real, but perhaps no less exhilarating -


(original unknown)

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DJ Bliss

Who is best suited for German intelligent electronica party mix?


(image credit: dr_odio)

or consider this lady - Daphne Oram Remembered:



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Hot Kiss... but don't get too close to these jets

Hal Jordan "Green Lantern" and Carol Ferris "Star Sapphire" -



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Water Inside



...gives a new meaning to the word "pool table"

and outside:


(order it here)

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Seriously Cool Animated Gifs

See a lot more on this page.

A chimp washing a cat:









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12 Comments:

Anonymous David said...

'A Piece of Awesome - Would like to know who the artist is.'

The artist is Tony Ariawan.

http://www.behance.net/Gallery/Stop-Haunt-Me-Everyday-Collection/53669

FYI - I found out using a site called TinEye http://tineye.com/

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Blogger Avi Abrams said...

Thank you David, this "tineye" is quite a find!

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Anonymous Feri Macfrickins said...

Eiffel Tower Modification is few months old awesome canadian joke.

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Anonymous Peter said...

Aircraft carrier looks like its coming into port everglades, in Ft. Lauderdale. FL. They used to have the air and sea show every may and before/after the event the boats/subs/aircraft carries parked in Ft. Lauderdale Harbor...seriously cool

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Blogger Soleh said...

Huge army ships there. Is it stuck at the shore?..hehe

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Blogger PAgent said...

The squirrel drinking a Guinness gif is taken from a longer Guinness commercial called "Dream On", which may be found here:
http://www.spike.com/video/guinness-dream-club/2444983

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Anonymous Morrigan said...

That's a chimpanzee bathing the cat, not a monkey.

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Anonymous Anonymous said...

Yay!
You changed "monkey" to chimp.
I salute you and this fantastic site!

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Anonymous Bastik said...

LOL! )

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Blogger Annica said...

The weird arm-flapping guy on the third animated gif is Andre van Duin, a dutch commedian. This clip is from very early in his carreer. I think he is like 60 jears old now, while in the clip he must be in his early 20's.

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Anonymous pinkbOnO said...

A (kind of) plate on the Tour Eiffel ?!!!
It is the most stupid idea ever !
(and looks ugly)
That tower must remains as Eiffel did it, beautiful.

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Anonymous alisha said...

what is going on in here? anyone has any idea about holidays in caribbean islands?

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