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Urban Mad Hockey

Great prank; could be turned into a flash mob with even better results.


The video is by Remy of Nimportequi, from France - all of his pranks are great! Check out them all on this page.

Today's pictures & links:
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Ode to Procrastination

(original unknown)



John"Pops" Arthur Martin from PopArtMart is working in a new genre of art called Pop-Surrealism.

"Dropping the F-Bomb" is a fun Pop-Surreal painting that tells a story of swearing in our culture. All swearing is told in cartoon jargon.

"Office Gremlins"



Lion Stunt

These pictures were taken by Igor in China. Strangely enough, the horse is not spooked and allows the lion to do that:


Mixed fresh links for today:

The Evolution of Tech Companies Logos - [interesting]
Pedal Vehicle for Abandoned Monorailways - [wow tech]
Aerion's supersonic business jet - [airplanes]
Fantastic insect photography by Martin Amm - [nature]
Bowed Piano: piano re-invented - [weird] [music]
Russian Criminal Tattoos - [gross]
Japanese get time off for broken heart - [fun video]
Office Angry: Cutting the Cord - [fun video]
Chasing Hearts - [video ad]


Underwater Photography by Martin Strmiska

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The Inkspot Monologues

Keith Pointing recently published a whimsical book "The Inkspot Monologues"

"As the leading dysfunctional relationship therapist, I use the Rorschach blot to encourage patients exorcise their romantic pasts." -

All consuming relationship with his mother:

Jonathan could have been called introverted:

Toby had embarrassing outbursts:

(image credit: The Inkspot Monologues)

An exhibition of prints from the forthcoming book is forthcoming at the Freud Gallery in London, from 2nd March until the 30th March, 2008.


Interesting ice crystals/formations on Lake Osoyoos, British Columbia, Canada

Barb Derksen from BrainThrill Photography sent in pictures of beautiful formations that appeared all over the Lake Osoyoos after the first frost:

There is also unusual Spotted Lake in the vicinity:

(images credit: BrainThrill Photography)


Cat Propaganda

Propaganda for The Cat Revolution is fully underway:

(images credit: Obey the Kitty)


Coffins in Ghana

According to Nika "Kwilla" (currently in Banjul, Gambia), Ghana has pretty "hilarious" coffin-building business. You can guess who the deceased was in his life, his hobbies and profession, just by looking at his custom-ordered coffin:

shoes seem to be in fashion:

local beer bottle -

and the last one - made for the former gynecologist:

(images credit: Nika)


Part illusion, part (we suspect) Photoshop:

Update: actually, this is an image from a Sandra Bullock's movie Premonition


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Anonymous Anonymous said...

The last photo of the tree girl is from a movie poster of some sad Sandra Bullock movie that just came out and no one heard about.

Anonymous Anonymous said...

yer the movie is premonition. not that im a fan of it. i just work in a video shop.

Anonymous Anonymous said...

The video is by a french guy called Remy from nimportequi.com. He does great stuff and it would be nicer to give him the creds than to post a link to youtube....

Blogger Avi Abrams said...

wonderful... I updated credits.

Anonymous Anonymous said...

Thank you for cool blog!

Regarding the tree lady... Here is a "real" on i shot in Amsterdam: http://www.flickr.com/photos/rasta_p/2238385373/

Anonymous Anonymous said...

That Sandra Bullock movie is called Premonition.


Cool image though.


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