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Cel(l) Shorts: Crafty Urban Augmented Reality Animations

Employing a cellular phone coupled with traditional transparent cel animation techniques, this artist inserts strange characters and surreal stories into ...

Bucket List: 12 Battered & Abandoned KFC Stores

There are nearly 20,000 KFCs worldwide but success isn't guaranteed. Here are 12 that kicked the bucket when the financial chickens came home to roost.

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Bricksy: 20 Classic Banksy Street Artworks Recreated in LEGO

Selecting from Banksy favorites and classics, this series of brick-based fan art both replicates and expands on familiar two-dimensional works. Professional ...

LA River Rehab: Dramatic Urban Revitalization Planned

Currently a concrete wasteland along most of its urban length, the Los Angeles River is set to get a dramatic billion-dollar makeover with the backing of the ...

Almost There: Signs from the Near Future May Blow Your Mind

A few are far-fetched, but most of these notices are shocking in part because they are nearly believable – some may be an accepted reality within the ...

Infrastructural Art: Colorful LEDs Lights Up Shipyard Cranes

The imagination readily fastens onto the anthropomorphic figures like those found in shipyards, turning looming metal giants into huge toy beasts, origami ...

Loaves of Art: Classical Works Revealed in Slices of Glass

This loaf of colored glass may not look like much from the outside, but slice into it and you’ll find an incredible recreation of Leonardo da ...

Dream Boats: 15 Insanely Luxurious Super-Yacht Designs

If you have a few hundred million in the bank (or just like to fantasize about it,) you’ll want to peruse this selection of superyachts decked out with ...

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Unverpackt: Zero-Waste Grocery Store Packages No Products

The first of its kind in the country, this German supermarket strips away wasteful packaging and sells its goods in bulk to customers who bring or borrow ...

Machine Cemetery: Diggers Bury Selves in Unmarked Graves

A surreal testimony to the excesses of underground construction in London, developers have been intentionally burying still-functioning digging machines ...