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Headquake’s Realistic R/C Cars

Artist Headquake makes the bodies of his remote-controlled cars from scratch, spending many hours to get the details just right. We’ve seen them beside his cat and dolls yet barely believe they’re not real cars. More here and here. Hat Tip Link Continue Reading from the Source

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Banksy in Gaza

Because of the drawn out conflict between Israel and terrorists from Hamas, Gaza’s citizens are imprisoned in their own land, with their access to basic goods heavily regulated. Banksy went there to remind us that these people need help. Hat Tip Link Continue Reading from the Source

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The Filmography of Motorcycles

The latest in Calm the Ham’s wonderful poster series features 79 images of iconic motorcycles featured in movies and TV over the years. In addition to the poster, there’s a limited-edition box with 80 9″ x 6″ prints and a collector’s patch. Link Price: $57-$179 Continue Reading from the Source

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Oddly Head: Hollywood

Pop artist Oddly Head offers a cynical take on Americana, particularly its film industry. His trilogy of 28″x 28″ prints take on Hollywood’s saturation of violence and sexism. Check out his movie poster parodies here. Hat Tip Link Price: ~$250 Continue Reading from the Source

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Adam Savage’s Overlook Hotel Maze

Mythbuster Adam Savage spent nearly a month building this insanely detailed replica of the hedge maze model from Stanley Kubrick’s horror classic The Shining for his latest project on Tested. The work it took just to flock all the hedges is crazy. Hat Tip Link Continue Reading from the Source

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The Unknown Cameraman

The Unknown Cameraman delves into the deepest, darkest recesses of abandoned buildings and places, providing a haunting look at mankind’s not-so-distant past. There are tons of fascinating videos on his YouTube channel. Link Continue Reading from the Source

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Dashuhua

The dangerous tradition of Dashuhua has been practiced by blacksmiths as part of the Lantern festival for over 500 years. It involves throwing scraps of molten iron towards the bricks of the city gate, resulting in a fiery visual spectacle. Hat Tip Link Continue Reading from the Source

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Disposable Cutlery

Droog Designs’ clever cutlery is cut from thin slivers of birch plywood. They’re sold in packs of 10, in paper sacks of forks, knives, and spoons. We suggest bringing them to picnics, then using them as kindling for your campfire. Link Price: ~$7/pack Continue Reading from the Source

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Awesome Deal: Learn Web Design

This Technabob Shop deal is packed with online courses to teach you front-end web design. Learn responsive design, Photoshop, Dreamweaver, Illustrator and more. Beat the average price and get all eight courses. Deal ends 2/28/15. Link Price: Pay What You Want Continue Reading from the Source

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Sofles: Graffiti Mapped

Graffiti artist Sofles collaborated with Juddy Roller Studio, Grant Osborne and Opiuo to augment his 5-story mural in Melbourne, Australia with projection mapping and live music. Video by Selina Miles. Hat Tip Link Continue Reading from the Source

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Dot & Bo Fantastic Table Lamp

Part of Dot & Bo’s Edison’s Lab collection, the Fantastic Table Lamp almost looks like a steampunk desk fan. The base and frame are made of industrial metal with an aged and rusted finish. It comes with five 25W bulbs. Link Price: $430 Continue Reading from the Source

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Laser-Cut City & State Maps

So you loved Karen O’Leary’s intricate handmade map but can’t afford it? CutMaps has the next best thing – a series of laser-cut maps from sheets of steel, EVA foam, or plywood. While the stainless maps are small, they’re a total bargain. Hat Tip Link Price: $30-$500 Continue Reading from the Source

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The Dark Side of the Sarlacc

LEGO enthusiast website TechLug asked members to depict Boba Fett’s escape from the Sarlacc in Tatooine. For his entry, Daniel Stoeffler made a detailed underground cavern along with an interesting story involving Jawas. Hat Tip Link Continue Reading from the Source

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Handmade Coin Rings

The Coin Jewelry Company transforms vintage American currency into unique rings, some of them made from 90% silver or more. The Morgan Silver Dollar is especially sweet. You can find many coin rings from other artists on Etsy too. Hat Tip Link Continue Reading from the Source

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Track Work Light Concept

Currently in development at Quirky, Track is a concept for a lamp that follows your movement. Like Soloshot, the lamp works by tracking a wristband. It can be placed on a flat surface, hung or mounted on a tripod. Hat Tip Link Continue Reading from the Source

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Betabrand Flashback Collection

Clothes made of glass-coated fabric. If someone takes a picture of you with a flash when you’re wearing any of these, the glass will reflect the flash back at the camera, obscuring your face in the process. If only they worked without a flash. Link Link 2 Price: ~$49-$410 Continue Reading from the Source

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Scenes You’ve Seen 2

The guys from Dissolve are back to recreate scenes from classic award winning movies using nothing but stock footage from their video library. We dare them to try Guardians of the Galaxy and The LEGO Movie using this technique. Link Continue Reading from the Source

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The Architect

The last time we featured Erik Johansson he made a chasm appear on a city square. Now he’s turned a photograph of a house into one hell of a brain breaker. Available as a giclée print on archival paper. Hat Tip Link Price: $60-$120 Continue Reading from the Source

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Legless Bar Stool

Josh Carmody’s clever stool does have legs. It’s just that there’s only three of them. The diagonal cross brace and the stool’s proportions make it seem like it has four legs when viewed from certain angles. Contact Josh to order. Hat Tip Link Continue Reading from the Source

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