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:


Today's pictures & links:

Walk Like a Dinosaur

Spotted on the way to Mount Rushmore, South Dakota:

(image credit: Matthew Franklin Jenkins)


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)


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)


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]


Dark Roasted Blend T-Shirts are here!

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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.


Power to the Happy!

(original unknown)

This is happiness before paying the bills...


Your Brain in Chrome

Wonderful sculpture project by Linda Bakke, Norway:

There is also a crazed tractor thing, stumbling around:

(images credit: Linda Bakke)


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)


Drink in moderation!

(image credit: GoldenWreckedAngle, Worth1000)


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?


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)


Gorgeous Art Nouveau Postcards from Germany

Fantastic finds from the antique bin:

(images via)


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)


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




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