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Ingenious and very tasteful Christmas advert for the Solaria Plaza in Fukuoka City, Japan.
Today's pictures & links:
Tsunami of Fog
(image credit: Agus Sutanto)
Another somewhat chilling image of storm clouds, often called "the cloud roll":
Crazy About You
The frightened one:
(image credit: Anjelicek, seen in Vienna, Austria)
The love-sick pair:
(image credit: B. Ivanov, seen in Moscow)
Happy romantic couple, cruising:
(photo by Takeyoshi Tanuma -1962, via)
Mixed fresh links for today:
Sinister Nuclear Football, more, pics - [interesting]
Aluminum Man Startles London - [robots]
How to Vanish in a Digital Age - [a must-read article]
Hand-cranked Minimum Wage Machine - [weird tech]
Creative Passport Covers - [weird design]
Eiffel Tower in Dubai... What Can We Say? - [architecture]
Trying To Get To Little Rock, Still Trying - [music comedy]
Epic beard on the second guy - [wait for it]
A very cool way to wait for the bus - [fun video]
Invasion of the Giant Robots - [wow video]
Ice Disasters!, more - [cool video ads]
Make stunning Flash websites for free! - [promotion]
Photos of unusual animals galore - [compilation]
Fabulous & Offbeat Furniture Designs - [compilation]
Foraging For Food - [green tips]
Fantastically Strange Trucks
If you remember our article about Scary Trucks and Truck Trains, here are a couple of incredible trucks we found recently:
Two-headed MAN fire truck - more info:
This is the two-headed tunnel washer that works in the Mont Blanc tunnel. Having two cabs allow it not to turn around in the tunnel.
Le Tourneau US Army Load Carrier - more info
This is "the 1962 US Army's 13-unit electric hub motor all-wheel-drive Overland Train MkII, built for the US Army Transportation Research and Development Command. A 'mere' 382 tonnes GCW and 'small' 137 tonnes payload."
I'm always late anyway:
A new "creature" from Sam Van Olffen
Sam Van Olffen's work we featured before. Today he returns with -
(art by Sam Van Olffen)
Extreme Graffiti News
We are long overdue for the full-length article about graffiti since our last Graffiti Showcase. In the meantime, here are some eye-catching examples:
(top left - quote from "The Little Prince" by Antoine de Saint Exupery; top right - "Snakes & Ladders", via)
See other awesome graffiti on this page.
Steampunk Animals by James Corbett, The Car Part Sculptor
John Davies Gallery has the exhibition of works by James Corbett, each a unique, somewhat whimsical structure built from car parts:
(art by James Corbett)
Click to enlarge - really bizarre ad campaign by DDB London Agency. I feel uncomfortable just looking at these:
Another one of these "get rich quick" schemes?
Sell these, together with a 30-day course of starting a donut farm.
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