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Al Farrow: New Reliquaries. Religious sites built from ammunition and firearms.

Al Farrow: New Reliquaries. Religious sites built from ammunition and firearms.
San Francisco artist Al Farrow uses ammunition and parts from firearms to build miniature churches, synagogues, and mosques. This is heavy stuff, literally and figuratively. Meighan over at My Love for You just stopped by Catherine Clark Gallery where he’s showing some of his latest work, and captured some awesome shots. The show runs through May 28. Related:  Temporarily uncategorized

This Awesome Urn Will Turn You into a Tree After You Die | Design for Good You don't find many designers working in the funeral business thinking about more creative ways for you to leave this world (and maybe they should be). However, the product designer Gerard Moline has combined the romantic notion of life after death with an eco solution to the dirty business of the actual, you know, transition. His Bios Urn is a biodegradable urn made from coconut shell, compacted peat and cellulose and inside it contains the seed of a tree. Once your remains have been placed into the urn, it can be planted and then the seed germinates and begins to grow. You even have the choice to pick the type of plant you would like to become, depending on what kind of planting space you prefer. I, personally, would much rather leave behind a tree than a tombstone.

One Dollar Bill Art by Atypyk Two brilliant French artists, Ivan Duval and Jean Sebastien Ides, show us how to have fun with one dollar bill. To see more work by Atypyk, visit atypyk.com Moustaches make a difference Moustaches make a difference Advertising Agency: TBWA\Singapore, Singapore Creative Directors: Hagan de Villiers, Gary Steele Art Directors: Reginald Ocampo, Danny Teo Copywriters: James Holman, Martin Loh Illustrator: Reginald Ocampo, Roger Tan Developers: Tony Chew, Sean Tan Production Managers: Sally Sim, Allen Pattiselanno Account Service: Jaclyn Lee, Alrick Dorett Published: November 2010 Wonderfull ads for Movember. 29th of November 2010 Probably Related Mustache Handkerchief Symmetry Sucks The Original Hipster Music can make a difference Travel Status Back home since 56 days Currently in: Switzerland Oh dear, do you realise how old your browser is?

Real Life Version of Up | Fubizâ ¢ Une belle initiative par la chaîne National Geographic avec ce concept de reconstitution de la maison du film Up (La Haut) des studios Pixar. Un lancement effectué depuis un terrain de Los Angeles, avec plus de 300 ballons à l’hélium et une maison grandeur nature. Think Skateboards Stockholm Metro | Fubizâ ¢ Découverte en images du métro de Stockholm, considéré comme l’un des plus beaux du monde. Appelé Tunnelbana, il se compose de 100 stations, dont 47 sont souterraines. Ouvert en 1950, certaines de ces stations de métro sont taillées dans la roche. 25 Free, Easy to Download Paper Textures - Photoshop Tutorials & Photoshop Resources I’ve organized 25 free paper textures: 5 crinkled paper textures, 5 worn paper textures, 5 torn paper textures, 5 burnt paper textures, and 5 grunge-stained paper textures. No funky zip files or random secondary blog posts, these are all laid out neatly and ready to be downloaded easily. The other day I was searching for some paper textures for another Photoshop tutorial I wanted to do and I was having some problems. It really isn’t hard to find paper textures; they’re all over deviantART, Flickr, and everyone and their mothers’ blogs. So, I decided to do a blog post with my favorite paper textures. The best part is all of these images link to single images out there on the net that are free for you to use. Related posts: Jason Bobich I recently started PSD Penguin to educate people about Photoshop.

The Infamous Jacques Torres Chocolate Chip Cookies Now, I have a chocolate chip cookie recipe that I swear by. I love it, I think it is incredible, and I haven’t changed my mind about that. However, as much as it pains me to say it, these chocolate chip cookies by Jacques Torres are absolutely, without a doubt, the best chocolate chip cookies that I have ever made or tasted in my entire life. I guess that’s why they call him Mr. Chocolate! These are a chocolate chip cookie of another color, that’s for sure. Either way, I made these and everyone that tried them went nuts. Edit: For more Jacques Torres deliciousness, check out my Jacques Torres Chocolate Mudslide Cookies! Your ingredients. Whisk together the cake flour, bread flour, baking soda, baking powder, and salt. Beat together the butter and sugars, until light and fluffy, at least 3 minutes. Beat in the eggs, one at a time, followed by the vanilla. Add in the flour mixture, very gradually, until just moistened. Fold in your chocolate. Author: The Crepes of Wrath Prep time: Cook time:

TrustoCorp – Satirical Upstart Art TrustoCorp. It sounds as if it might be a global organisation bent on domination from a film such as RoboCop or Blade Runner and perhaps they may just as well be. Although the truth is somewhat different very little is known about this mysterious artist (or perhaps collective). One thing is known – TrustoCorp’s work is becoming more and more recognized and popular. There are some for sure who know who TrustoCorp is (or are) they are keeping their lips tight shut. That aside, there is some information we can impart about the mysterious TrustoCorp. Quite what they want is also something of a mystery – however it is perfectly likely that they may not want anything more than to brighten up people’s day albeit in a somewhat mischievous manner. Although the satire is there – and it is sharp – it is directed at humanity in general and not at specific individuals, although you might occasionally recognize yourself as a target in their work.

Luna, the cow who thinks she's a showjumping horse Regina Mayer and Luna clear a makeshift jump at the Mayer family farm in Laufen, southern Germany / AP Source: AP Teen's parents refused to buy her horse She trained a cow to showjump instead Cow understands "go", "stand" and "gallop" WHEN Regina Mayer's parents refused to buy her horse, she refused to give up on her dream of showjumping. The German teenager went straight out to the dairy paddock on her family's farm and saddled up one of the cows. Regina, 15, spent months training Luna and can now ride her with ease. Watch Regina and Luna in action below Not only do the pair regularly go on long rides through the German countryside, they also hurdle over makeshift jumps created with beer crates and painted logs. Regina, who lives in Laufen, southern Germany, said of Luna: "She thinks she's a horse." Regina says Luna gets tons of treats and hours of loving attention / AP Source: AP They started off with gentle walks after the animal was born on the Mayers' farm two years ago.

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