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Transparent Underground

Simple, yet very imaginative ad for Madrid Metro. Your daily subway commute will never be the same.



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Today's pictures & links:

Eric Lafforgue Travels in North Korea

Very impressive photography from this God-forsaken place - see full portfolio here. Here is a taste:
Traffic controller in Pyongyang - with no sign of traffic:



Soul-deadening monotony:


(images credit: Eric Lafforgue)

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The Magnet Car

Read more info here - a car that reduces it’s environmental impact through the use of magnets. The design for this car was the winner of the Interior Motives Design Awards unseen technology award for 2007 (designed by Matus Prochaczka).

The weight of the car is reduced by using an electric engine with magnets the same polarity as the roads. The resulting upward force lightens the vehicle's weight by 50%.



(images by Matus)

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Light Painting UFOs

Long-time friend of our site Andy Hill had a great idea to combine "light painting" technique with vintage-looking "saucerbots". See what launched from his studio pad:



(images credit: Andy Hill)

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Yeah, I'm fine... what about you?


(original unknown)

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Bolivian Wrestlers
(in cooperation with National Geographic magazine)

National Geographic features the story about indigenous Aymara women from the highlands of Bolivia - they used to be mocked for their old-fashioned dress and traditional ways, but are now earning pocket money and street cred in the wrestling ring, wearing their many long petticoats, lacy shawls, their hair in long braids, and a bowler hat on top.



They do the kind of theatrical fighting that made Mexico's freewheeling lucha libra so popular, and on Sunday nights in the town of El Alte near La Paz, the crowds pack the arena and cheer for Yolanda La Amorosa and Evil Claudine, two of the biggest stars:


(images credit: Ivan Kashinsky, National Geographic)

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Mixed fresh links for today:

Luxury Private Castles - [wow lifestyle]
Most Unreliable Airlines in the World - [travel]
Hi-tech chairs to drool about - [geek tech]
Another great compilation of bridges - [architecture]
Intricate Rainforest Sculptures! - [awesome art]
Glass 3D Heart, interactive - [wow video]
Scary-looking Titan Robots - [cool video]
Subliminal Messages in Music - [weird video]
The Vortex Fountain - [wow video]
Transparent Underground - [wow video]

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New & Cool Japanese Graffiti / Street Photography Combination

Prone to lose your head in the hustle and bustle of urban jungle? Then do it in style, and replace it with favorite anime character:



(photo credit NetaMichelin)

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Buck Roger's Atomic Disintegrator

Some neat retro scifi graphics on this site (more to come). The Disintegrator you can buy at GoHero.



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London at Night

Old World Splendor... very classy imagery on this page by Shaun Tollerton.


(image credit: Shaun Tollerton)

Spectacular aerial shots of "London at Night" you can also check out at Big Picture site.

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Have some.... shampoo

This takes the cake for the Weirdest Design for a - a Nose Dispenser:
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Buy it here

Also, absolute winner for Psychedelic Furniture, that we recently featured is this "peeing / climbing" sofa:



This was exhibited by Kashya Hildebrand as part of "8 Artists from Korea" event.

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Wall Mosaic from 300,000 Wine Corks

Saimir Strati from Tirana, Albania likes to do such detailed and grandiouse projects. His last Guinness-record mosaic sculpture was made from 1 million toothpicks. This time it's only 300,000 corks - but the resulting art will be three-dimensional, with various levels of cork height.


(image credit: Saimir Strati)

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New sports are born in the wake of hurricanes

Do not try it on your own, of course, but since our last featured video where the local daredevil was street-tubing in the flooded neighborhood (with pretty miserable results) - we received this image, that takes the similar activity to a new level:



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Thick.

Looks like this guy has a lot to say... if you only let him.



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5 Comments:

Blogger rodbot said...

the magnets on the car reducing weight by 50%. hehe.
lets see.... traction on the road reduced by 50%. hence stopping, turning, and traction have been reduced by 50%.
thanks for making the world an unsafer place.

also as for having less weight doesn't mean it has less mass. so it will still take the same energy to accelerate.

no if you changed the polarity of the magnets so that it pulls you into the road you would gain traction and could stop much sooner. say by 50%.

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Anonymous Tangle said...

Don't let him. OMG don't let him.

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Anonymous bananasluggy said...

The link to the North Korea pictures had to be the creepiest lot I've seen in a while... especially the four-lane highway with one car and one bike... and that's it. The movie theatre with the leaders' pictures nailed up where the movie screen should be was creepy too... and the pics of the people... I haven't seen so many scared eyes in a long while. :( Lips smiling, eyes terrified. Eep.

- via

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Anonymous Sergio said...

Guy in the glasses is Anatoly Vasserman, champion of the "What-Where-When" TV show, one of the smartest guys in ex-USSR. He is A.K.A. Onotoley, icon of the hackers attacked VKONTAKTE.RU (russian clone of facebook).This photo was uploaded to the all hacked groups with caption "Onotoley is raging".

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Blogger Avi Abrams said...

Thank you Sergio, that's hilarious info!

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