Monday, January 31, 2011

Tyger, Burning Bright


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Tyger, Burning Bright

Could this be the essence of magical realism? Dreamy, mesmerizing, brilliant... Produced by Guilherme Marcondes, of "Trattoria", Brazil; based on a well-known William Blake's poem:


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Today's pictures & links:

Walk Like a Dinosaur

Spotted on the way to Mount Rushmore, South Dakota:


(image credit: Matthew Franklin Jenkins)

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Jungle Tree Island

Tomás Sánchez is one of the most important and celebrated living Cuban artists. Some of his work is marvelous surrealism:


(art by Tomas Sanchez)

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Snub-Nosed Monkeys

A golden snub-nosed monkey is nicely "dressed" in heavy fur, helping it to endure chilly winters of China's highland forests (photo taken in Zhouzhi National Nature Reserve, see more here):


(photo by Cyril Ruoso National Goegraphic)

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Mixed fresh links for today:

China develops train that can go faster than an airplane - [wow tech]
Pictures of Brisbane Flood, Before and After - [extreme weather]
Those Fearless Cleaners... - [wow pics]
Synaesthesia: Seeing Colors Created by Music - [interesting]
The Eggventures of Eggbert - [funny art]
Yellowstone just took a deep "breath" - [supervolcano]
What will go off first: Yellowstone, or this supernova? - [ot both at once]
Recycled masterpieces: scrabble tiles, USB drives - [design]
Blobitecture! - [bulbous forms, pics]
Japanese Secret stash Furniture - [cool design, video]
World's Smallest Tank? - [wow video]
Bus Driving Over the Waterfall - [wow video]
Very well done: 1965 "premake" of UP! - [fun video]
Car Parts City - [cool video ad]
How to Turn Your Closet Into an Office - [design]

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Dark Roasted Blend T-Shirts are here!



Buy them here!

This is a joint project between Neatoshop and DRB - this way we ensure the best shopping experience, and will continue to come up with cool Dark Roasted Blend designs throughout the year.

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Power to the Happy!


(original unknown)

This is happiness before paying the bills...

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Your Brain in Chrome

Wonderful sculpture project by Linda Bakke, Norway:



There is also a crazed tractor thing, stumbling around:


(images credit: Linda Bakke)

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Who owned those antique gold false teeth?

Martin Codina will pay you some money, if you can provide additional info on this ornamental undertaking... Read more here:


(images credit: Martin Codina)

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Drink in moderation!


(image credit: GoldenWreckedAngle, Worth1000)

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1960 DiDia 150, owned once by Bobby Darin

... and after him, by Luke Skywalker?


(image credit: Classic Metal)

Gorgeous design by Andy DiDia, possible inspiration for the Luke Skywalker's flying car?

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The Largest Supplier of Office Equipment In The Midwest

Stock up on some larger-than-life office supplies (Okay, this is actually a shot from the filming of The Incredible Shrinking Man, 1956)


(image credit: Allan Grant, via Life Magazine)

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Gorgeous Art Nouveau Postcards from Germany

Fantastic finds from the antique bin:




(images via)

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Random, totally random

Are there traces of Starbucks logo in here, or did I just have one espresso shot too many? -


(art by Uno Moralez)

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"Holding a grudge is letting someone live rent-free in your head"



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