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From public works to private masterpieces, here are some of the most beautiful, strange, surreal and sublime sculptures and crafts in the world.

Pimp My Cardboard: Strangers’ Cars Customized Overnight

Automobile owners in Amsterdam are waking up to find that their cars have been ‘customized’ overnight with cardboard and masking tape. Suddenly, their ...

Shocking Aftermath: Nature Reclaims Post-Disaster Fukushima

Looking at photographs of highways entirely eaten by vines and destroyed shops filled with trash and cobwebs, it’s easy to downplay their tragedy by ...

Permanent Markings: 13 Tattoo Artists with Bold Black Style

Working primarily in bold, black ink, these 13 top tattoo artists working in Kyoto, London, Berlin, Kiev and throughout the United States stand out for ...

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Drawn Up: Architecture Firm Uses Tape for Full-Scale Floor Plans

A clever team of architects in Oslo, Norway, mocks up full-size blueprints using a shared flat concrete courtyard behind their office, allowing colleagues and ...

Tone Tunnels: Huge Forest Megaphones Amplify Sounds of Nature

Large enough for visitors to enter and sit within, three gigantic wooden megaphones constructed in the forests of Estonia amplify ambient sounds of the ...

Abandoned Ship: Artist Paints Figure Onto Floating Ruins

Hawaiian artist HULA paints the head and arm of a floating woman onto the rusted steel surface of an abandoned ship, all while balancing on a surfboard. The ...

Blowing Up: 16 Impressive Inflatable Works of Balloon Art

The clown you hired for your kid’s birthday party probably can’t make balloon iguanas with tiny scales, swirling three-story inflatable sculptures inspired ...

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Marble Earth: 7-Mile Scale Model Timelapse of Our Solar System

Starting with a model planet Earth the size of a marble, a team of filmmakers set out to simulate our entire solar system in motion and capture the results in ...

Fictional Libraries: Images Make Information Inaccessible

All of the books in the world still exist, yet are just out of reach, locked up in an impenetrable fortress or stacked so high we can’t hope to reach them, ...

40-Foot Cargo Container Turned into World’s Tallest Periscope

A brilliantly low-tech way to provide a unique view of the surrounding landscape, this massive yet cost-efficient shipping container periscope uses the same ...

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