Friday, June 14, 2013

5 Humiliating GPS Disasters

By: Justine Goodman

The stupidity is endless when it comes to people blindly accepting the instructions provided by their GPS devices. Here's what happens when you let Garmin and TomTom run the show.

Thursday, June 13, 2013

5 Misleading Car Names

By Rob Sass

Few things in the development of a new car are more crucial than the name. In the case of a bland or mediocre car, it’s the last chance the marketers have to generate some buzz. That may well be why some of the most ordinary cars have wound up with some of the fiercest and flashiest names. Here are five of our favorite inappropriately named cars:

Soap Art

Who says soap can only be used for cleansing?As you can see it makes for great material when you have an artistic sense. Some of you may not be impressed by all these pieces, but I for one never looked at soap as anything but something to help me get squeaky clean, so I’m genuinely impressed to see art in something so common.I wonder how much one of these babies costs and if anyone really uses them when they bathe? I doubt it.

10 Greatest Robberies Of All Time

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Central Bank of Iraq (2003): Saddam took US$1 billion a day before the war
In March 2003, on several occasions beginning on March 18, the day before the United States began bombing Baghdad, nearly US$1 billion was stolen from the Central Bank of Iraq. This is considered the largest bank heist in history.

Wednesday, June 12, 2013

Riusuke Fukahori's 3D Goldfish Art

Riusuke Fukahori was born in 1973 in the Aichi prefecture, he went on to graduate from the Aichi Art University in 1995 and has pursued full time work since 1999. 
In 2002 he started creating 3D images of goldfish by using acrylic and resin and painting one layer at a time, the end result is a fusion of hundreds of 2-dimensional painted resin images, layered one on top of the others, similar to the function of a 3D printer. The whole process is equal parts painting and sculpture. It is hard to comprehend the gravity of Fukahori's task, and with each new layer, the goldfish begin to take shape, shifting from the colorfully abstract to the shockingly detailed.

Here are some of the amazing pieces Fukahori has created with his unique method :

Tuesday, June 11, 2013

3D Paintings By Keng Lye

Beautiful three-dimensional artworks painted by talented artist Keng Lye on multiple layers of transparent resin. Inspired by Riusuke Fukahori’s creative painting technique, this Singapore-based painter has taken the art of 3D painting to the next level. You can see realistic animals emerge from bowls with clear resin - great 3D illusion.

Fridge Magnet Bottle Opener

We love a cool and handy kitchen gadget, this fridge magnet is great. Ever spent hours looking for the cap opener? Well now that problem is fixed. The magnet is subtle and integrates well in your kitchen and doesn´t scream out (unless you choose the red version). Available in chrome, red or white.

World's Largest Book: 5x7 feet

Bhutan: A Visual Odyssey Across the Last Himalayan Kingdom checks in at more than 5 x 7 feet and weighs 133 pounds. Certified by Guinness World Records as the largest published book in the world, it features 112 pages of spectacular images and showcases a variety of digital, photographic and printing techniques. Each copy is printed only on demand, and uses a roll of paper longer than a football field, more than a gallon of ink and 24 hours' printing time.

Monday, June 10, 2013

10 Everyday Fruits And Vegetables That Are Poisonous

Most of us think that eating fruits and vegetables can be nothing but healthy but there are hidden dangers in many common foods. Poisons that make you sick, paralyze and even kill you lurk behind some of our favorites.

Sunday, June 9, 2013

What Creature Is This?

Guess what animal has such mouth?
Read on to find out....

7 (Un)Luckiest People In The World

1. Frane Selak
Escaped from a derailed train, a door-less plane, a bus crash, a car into flames, another 2 car accidents... but then won $1,000,000 dollars on the lottery!

Top 5 Most Bizarre Products Ever

Eat Alternative Human Flesh, for the cannibal in you
Hufu is a tofu-based product that is meant to resemble, as realistically as possible, the taste and texture of human flesh. It is touted as a "human flesh alternative" for "cannibals who want to quit", as well as a product for anthropology students studying cannibalism. Mark Nuckols, the creator, said "I think that a lot of the pleasure of eating the Hufu product, is imagining you're eating human flesh. For that moment, you can join the fraternity of cannibalism... If you really want to come as close as possible to the experience of cannabalism, Hufu is your best option."

This Just Might Be The Largest Crab You've Ever Seen

What you're looking at above is Claude, a monster Tasmanian king crab that weighs a whopping 15-pounds and measures 15-inches wide and would have produced 20-pounds worth of meat.

Paper Sculptures That Will Leave You Speechless

These amazing paper sculptures are made by Jeff Nishinaka. For 28 years he has made some of the most beautiful paper sculptures that currently exists. His works includes some projects for Sprint, Visa, Paramount and C and probably one of the most recognizable brands in the world, Coca Cola.

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