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Mechanical elephant. : woahdude. New Way To Play Pool. : woahdude. 2stroker comments on Green goblin. Hoverbored : snopes.com. FACT CHECK: Has automaker Lexus created a real working hoverboard like the type seen in the Back to the Future films?

Hoverbored : snopes.com

Claim: Automaker Lexus has created a real working hoverboard like the type seen in the Back to the Future films. Origins: On 23 June 2015, automaker Lexus shared a video purportedly showing a real working hoverboard of the type skateboarders have been eagerly awaiting ever since it was showcased in the 1989 film Back to the Future II: When technology, design and imagination come together, amazing things can be achieved.SLIDE is the fourth project in the ‘Amazing in Motion’ series and this time, we’ve challenged ourselves more than ever, in order to create something unique.The Lexus hoverboard represents true engineering innovation and over the coming weeks, we’ll be bringing you regular updates on the progress of this extraordinary project. The Lexus Hoverboard Is Real And I Rode It. Mouse armor. To protect from cats in armor, I guess. : ofcoursethatsathing. This Is What 170-Year-Old Champagne From a Shipwreck Tasted Like  The Strange Beauty of Soviet Bus Stops.

Turn your Smartphone into a 3D Hologram. Projection mapped wedding cake : woahdude. My back door key looks like it should open a magical realm : mildlyinteresting. The Fictional Bridges That Became Real. This Church in Belgium Was Brilliantly Designed - Album on Imgur. Celestial Mechanical Calendar and Orrery. Designing a Shadowless Skyscraper Isn't Magic, Just Good Science. Japan Built a Candy-Powered Rocket. This Secret Door Lights Up Like The Entrance To Moria At A Single Touch. Stop What You're Doing And Watch This Insane Fireworks Display. Poopsliquid comments on This mirrored tree house. Clever bus stop ad makes people believe meteors are striking the street. FxH7YRZ.gif (351×197) Did a massive dragon just wash ashore along England's Jurassic coast? Watch an entire building transform into a playable Rubik's Cube.

Neverwas Haul 2010. Facebook. Meet Boomer! Fore-Edge Paintings: The Secret Works of Art Hidden Inside Book Pages. The reason it doesn't look right is due mostly to the medium (edges of pages), and the age of the picture.

Fore-Edge Paintings: The Secret Works of Art Hidden Inside Book Pages

The building and painting overall is somewhat stretched; the book has been pushed a touch flatter that when it was painted. Assembled Life Sized RX78 Gundam Part 1 « Punynari's Island Adventures. Today was my final day before leaving Japan for ages.

Assembled Life Sized RX78 Gundam Part 1 « Punynari's Island Adventures

Was let off work early to get last minute things done. I decided to make another trip to Odaiba, an over an hour and a half trip from Yokosuka, to check the progress on the life sized RX-78 Gundam from the original Gundam series that I have been covering since May. I just updated on Sunday. Almost didn’t go. I mean, how much progress can they have made in just 2 days? I can not describe the feeling of seeing this.

Easily the most cool thing I’ve ever seen in my entire life. The amount of detail is incredible. Japan Travels 2013 - Giant GUNDAM statue! Real Scale GUNDAM in twilight Odaiba, Tokyo. Why an Oklahoman restaurant has a monument to the dark god Azathoth. Fellow OK resident, co-signing.

Why an Oklahoman restaurant has a monument to the dark god Azathoth

Of course I'm sure if a certain segment of the population gets wind of it they will take it totally seriously and there will be many histrionic Facebook comments (at least one blaming Obama). When my burlesque troupe was on TV people seriously accused us of being the reason for Oklahoma's high divorce rate, and I received several badly-spelled comments about how I was now unmarriageable. There are burlesque troupes in OKC? Risque Business...... Site or upcoming shows around? There are! We don't go to Norman much because they don't let you show underboob, and I flatly refuse to perform if I can't take off my bra. Designer creates a narrow house suspended between two sheets of fabric. There are hundreds of millions of people living in structures that have neither power nor plumbing.

Designer creates a narrow house suspended between two sheets of fabric

I'm pretty sure they consider their dwellings "houses" nevertheless. (In fact, it was the state most homes in the US were in—-no electricity and outdoor "plumbing"—-until well past the turn of the 20th century...and I'm pretty sure those were houses, too.) I think even the dwellers consider those shacks. That's a little condescending at the very least. Do you think George Washington considered Mt. Wheel House: Circular Hobo Home is a Rolling Circus Marvel. Wheel House: Circular Hobo Home is a Rolling Circus Marvel Article by Urbanist, filed under Installation & Sound in the Art category.

Wheel House: Circular Hobo Home is a Rolling Circus Marvel

In this strange circus performance piece, two travelers turn architectural conventions on end, moving an offbeat nomadic home through a comedic narrative via carefully choreographic actions. A bit of theater-to-go, The Wheelhouse features careworn gypsies, and revolves around homeless living but is bolstered by conceptual architecture and compelling acrobatics. Per the video above and images below, this quite dynamic acting duo from the Acrojou Circus Theatre have taken their show quite literally on the road – audience members have to walk or ride alongside their curious portable stage, consisting of domestic essentials packed into a portable circle. Doors, windows, furnishings and fixtures are all affixed to the inside of this unbalanced blend of off-kilter architecture and vertigo-inducing set design.

These Suicide Machines' sole purpose is to destroy themselves.