The guy who made this awesome stop-motion animation called it "11 Months, 3000 pictures and a lot of coffee" (dark roasted coffee, we're sure). He stripped down an old engine and completely rebuilt it, all the while taking pictures. The music is "In The Hall Of The Mountain King" from Edvard Griegs "Peer Gynt Suite".
This is a totally awesome "Animal Regulation" series by a Chinese photographer Di Liu. See more here.
Abandoned Airplane Converted into a Cafe
This is Café May Bay, located at 10°48’36.72’’N 106°40’11.29’’E - near Tan Son Nhut airport, in Ho Chi Minh city (Saigon), Vietnam:
(images send by Aurelien-Jouve)
What a find! An old Russian airliner now serves as a roof to a street cafe. Its wings provide a very welcome protection during the rainy season... The plane also sits on the former place of the MACV (American Military HQ for Vietnam during the war). The old swimming pool and tennis courts of the MACV are still there, a few meters from the plane cafe.
See some other cool airplane conversions into hotels, restaurants and houses in our article Plane Obsessed!
Here are some "cool cats" from the Peninsula, Virginia: The staff of General Fitz-John Porter; Lts. William G. Jones and George A. Custer reclining. May-August 1862.
Inside the Olgin's Sugar Factory, City of Sumy, Ukraine 1884 -
And a great portrait of the Last Tsar of Russia, Nicholas II - Nikolay Alexandrovich Romanov:
The whole album of the Russian Imperial Army from 1892 is quite spectacular (very unique photographs, very few of such collections are left). See it complete here, or see some high-res selections from it on this page.
Luxurious Light Fixture Gets Tested in a Slaughterhouse
One design company in Darmstadt, Germany,was ordered to create a huge chandelier for a mansion in Saudi Arabia... but could not find a room big enough to test it. So they hung it up inside a nearby slaughterhouse, profoundly surprising all resident cows and bulls.
"Lightning Ridge" Black Opal
This beautiful mineral from Australia seem to contain lightning inside of it...
The photographer Matt Reinbold says: "This is just what it would look like in real life... All scorpions glow under blacklight. Combined with the ambient light in the room, this is what it looks like." Some scorpions in Utah glow a vivid green color!
Spotted: Modernist Wood Sculpture in Perm, Siberia, Russia
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