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Spectacular Descent

Terje Haakonsen's incredible snowboarding down almost a vertical face.


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Office Nightmare

From the movie of Jacques Tati's "Play Time" (1967):


How do you hide an elephant?

Great Photoshop contest over at Worth1000. Check there for more.

(image credit: Bitless)


Escher-like Illusion

Aldo Cavini Benedetti sent us another of his effective Escher re-creations:

(image credit: Aldo Cavini Benedetti)


Mixed fresh links for today:

Steampunk Workshop - [cool site to explore]
Cabinets of Curiosities: Beautiful Engravings - [vintage art] - via
Mysterious Hum - [weird]
Black Sea's artificial islands - [architecture]
Kumi Yamashita: Shadow's Dialogue - [art video]
Dubai's Donut-shaped Hotel - [architecture]
Educational TV parody - [fun video]
Weird Stop Signs - [fun video]
Office Orchestra - [video ad] - via
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Ice formations

(original unknown)


Very Strange Site

Pretty cool "microscopic" imagery, created by Brian Odell to tell a story about a rise of miniature (bacterial) sentient Cyanominoid species:

See the whole story at his site. These little creatures remind us of waterbears.


Cuban Escape Vehicles

These amphibious beauties are the vintage vehicles the Cubans are using to make their escape to Florida:


I wonder what this image means...


You might have seen this already, but it's really wonderful -
Snail Bridge Crossing


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Anonymous Anonymous said...

The caption read "Mickey's Army"

Anonymous Anonymous said...

where is the "Snail Bridge Crossing"?

Blogger Avi Abrams said...

fixed the image, dee - thanks

Anonymous Anonymous said...

For what it's worth "Mickey's Army" is read from right to left rather than left to right, which is sometimes the way the Japanese choose to do things.

Anonymous Anonymous said...

the "office nightmare" actually is a still from jacques tati's play time (1967). you might want to add that.

Blogger Usrex said...

wow wow im salute


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