When I first looked at the photos, I thought the “mirror man” was a sculpture. But I found this information from a photographer nicknamed SilverSky who took the pictures, he states “I was in LA and this guy shows up in a suit from head to toe made of glass. I thought it was pretty cool.” Update (September 21st, 2010) : Thanks to reader Fourfirearts for sending the following information: “ the ‘mirror man’ aka ‘ The Collector ‘ is by the artist Gustav Troger of San Francisco & Vienna. He is in North America now on another ‘The Collector’ tour. ”
While I hope they’re working out the physics, the gear they’re using is designed to take far worse beatings than this in rock climbing falls. There’s no upward limit to how far a person could fall on a dynamic climbing rope without it absorbing the fall because the longer the fall, the more rope their is to stretch out and eat the shock. I do so hope that the park doesn’t outlaw this kind of behavior. deepskyfrontier, 1 year ago Reply <p style="text-align:right;color:#A8A8A8"></p>
In the late 1880s, the body of a 16-year-old girl was pulled from the Seine. She was apparently a suicide, as her body showed no marks of violence, but her beauty and her enigmatic smile led a Paris pathologist to order a plaster death mask of her face. In the romantic atmosphere of fin de siècle Europe the girl’s face became an ideal of feminine beauty. The protagonist of Rainer Maria Rilke’s 1910 novel The Notebooks of Malte Laurids Brigge writes, “The mouleur, whose shop I pass every day, has hung two plaster masks beside his door.
Over the past few years, rumors have circulated in Japan about the existence of gigantic humanoid life-forms inhabiting the icy waters of the Antarctic. Hello, Ningen Reportedly observed on multiple occasions by crew members of government-operated "whale research" ships, these so-called "Ningen" (lit. "humans") are said to be completely white in color with an estimated length of 20 to 30 meters. Eyewitnesses describe them as having a human-like shape, often with legs, arms, and even five-fingered hands.