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Fruit Dragon

Fruit Dragon

Food artisan Shawn Feeney used a caseload of watermelons and a couple of pineapples to create this amazing, intricate carved dragon which looks good enough to eat (or will it eat you?)

Urban Fidelity Speakers

Urban Fidelity Speakers

Artful, but reasonably priced speakers which break out of the mold of the ordinary black boxes, replacing them with bold decorative stands covered with works by some awesome indie artists.

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Superhero Wingback Chairs

Superhero Wingback Chairs

Awesome custom, one-of-a-kind chairs featuring images of superheroes (or other characters), created by artist Larry DiMaio. Definitely not your grandpa’s wingchair. (Thanks Amy!)

Bill Murray Coloring Book

Bill Murray Coloring Book

(NSFW: Language) Tired of playing with the Nic Cage playset? Practice coloring with Thrill Murray! It has 24 images of the accomplished actor and comedian, each made by a different illustrator.

Whiteboard Sketches

Whiteboard Sketches

Artist Gregory Euclide teaches high school by day. During his lunch break, he creates temporary paintings on whiteboard using sumi ink. Did we mention his break is only 25 minutes long?

Food Objects

Food Objects

Artist Dan Cretu uses foods to create nifty sculptures that look like everyday objects. We love the boombox made from fruits and veggies, but our favorite has to be the citrus camera.

Batman Speed Art

Batman Speed Art

Artist DuksArts used his creative skills and Photoshop to create this awesome illustration of The Dark Knight in about three hours. Here, we see the whole process boiled down to 3 minutes.

Tentacle Doorstop

Tentacle Doorstop

Scare all your friends into thinking that Cthulhu is calling on the other side of your door with this tentacle-shaped doorstop from Neatoshop. Check out their other tentacular stuff too.

Permanent Marker Guitars

Permanent Marker Guitars

Patrick Fisher creates astoundingly detailed works of art using guitars as his canvas, and permanent markers as his medium. They’re so beautiful, we’d be afraid to scratch them up while strumming.

Optimus Wine Rack

Optimus Wine Rack

This tricked-out wine rack may look like something out of Hasbro’s offices but it was made out of old transmission parts by a lighting salesman. It stands over 6′ tall and is 1000lbs of kickass vino storage.

Broken Houses

Broken Houses

Ofra Lapid created miniature models of dilapidated buildings using photographs. She then photographed the models on a plain background, isolating them to further preserve their state.

Domino Starry Night

Domino Starry Night

Domino master FlippyCat takes on Vincent Van Gogh’s masterpiece Starry Night using approximately 7,000 falling tiles. Despite a few glitches along the way, we’re still impressed.

Luftbanza Airlines

Luftbanza Airlines

A time-lapse video showing how Alexander Koshelkov put together this 1920 x 1080 wallpaper using Photoshop. It took him 4 hours, 17 minutes, and 244 layers to create this dramatic image.

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9 Ton Chocolate Temple

9 Ton Chocolate Temple

Qzina built this massive sculpture of a Mayan temple using a record-breaking 18,239 pounds of chocolate. It’s on display until December 21, 2012 when the Mayan calendar (or the world) ends.

What Phi Sounds Like

What Phi Sounds Like

From Michael John Blake, the man who brought us the soothing sounds of Pi and Tau comes another musical arithmetic interpretation. The mathematical constant in focus this time is the golden ratio phi.

Citihenge

Citihenge

Artist Tommy Gun built a scale model of the iconic Stonehenge using 18 beat up junk cars in place of the stones for a promotional stunt for Skoda’s new Citigo mini car. Not to be confused with Carhenge.

Watercolor Blade Runner

Watercolor Blade Runner

Artist Anders Ramsell took nearly a year to create 3285 individual aquarelle paintings to brilliantly replicate key moments from Ridley Scott’s science fiction classic Blade Runner.

Firework Crop Circles

Firework Crop Circles

For the opening of his art exhibition, artist Cai Guo-Qiang set off a spectacular display of 40,000 exploding rockets at LA’s Geffen Contemporary Art Museum. Jump to 2:25 for the fiery spectacle.

The Evolution of 8-Bit

The Evolution of 8-Bit

Check out the modern 8-bit artists and chiptune musicians who have elevated the beloved form to new levels of creativity and cultural reflection in PBS Off Book’s Evolution of 8-Bit Art.

Blow Job (Video)

Blow Job (Video)

In addition to shooting hilarious still images of his victims subjects when being blasted by a huge fan, photographer Tadao Cern shot some equally hysterical video footage for our entertainment.

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The Beauty of High Speed

The Beauty of High Speed

The high-speed specialists at The Marmalade use real technical genius to make their amazing slo-mo shots. That includes the use of Spike: a robotic arm that moves with incredible precision.

Chen Chun-Hao: Nail Art

Chen Chun-Hao: Nail Art

Like Marcus Levine, artist Chen Chun-Hao uses nails in his art. But instead of using large nails to create portraits, Chen uses fine “mosquito nails” to emulate traditional Chinese ink paintings.

The Deep

The Deep

Another excellent animated short from stop motion master PES – the one brought us Fresh Guacamole – who turned common metal tools, parts and accessories into flora and fauna from the sea.

Tim Burton: A Filmography

Tim Burton: A Filmography

Martin Woutisseth created this animated tribute to Tim Burton, beautifully capturing the spirit of his films. We like Edward Scissorhands best, which is no surprise since it’s still our favorite Burton flick.

Zuckerberg Facebook Portrait

Zuckerberg Facebook Portrait

Artist OhiseeRED returns with another of her unusual portraits, this time, she cuts the edges of books to create a detailed image of Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg. Face. Book. Get it?

In Praise of Rust

In Praise of Rust

Paintings of old vans and trucks in New York by Kevin Cyr. The vehicles are peppered with graffiti, dents and other signs of wear and tear, tangible metaphors of obsolescence.

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