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The deepest swimming pool in the world is located in Brussels, Belgium inside a recreational diving center and anyone can use it provided they are accompanied by a professional diver. With a depth of 33 meters (108 ft) the pool contains several submerged structures offering a variety of diving opportunities.

The Sneeze - Half zine. Half blog. Half not good with fractions. Join me in saying F-YOU to my tastebuds. Steve, Don't Eat It! Vol. 1 Potted Meat Food Product There aren't too many products that feel the need to reassure you that they are, in fact, "food." The list of ingredients is long and horrifying, coming right out of the gate with "MECHANICALLY SEPARATED CHICKEN." Other ingredients include BEEF TRIPE, BEEF HEARTS, AND "PARTIALLY DE-FATTED COOKED PORK FATTY TISSUE" How does one de-fat fat? Okay, I'm going to go try it now. I'm back. Okay, here we go-- Pulling back the lid (not recommended) lets loose an odor that punches you in the nose like a stinky fist. Inside is a smooth, oddly pink meat paste. The can shows a serving suggestion of the Potted Meat being served on squares of toast. All I can tell you is, I survived the first installment of "Steve, Don't Eat It." Not surprisingly, I've come up with a little slogan the peeps who handle Potted Meat Marketing can use (no charge, as always): POTTED MEAT FOOD PRODUCT: Made By, For, And With Assholes.

A Singular Creation Art Community • Tutorial: Painting Realistic Eyes We would like to ing you this feature tutorial by Linda Bergkvist, renowned in the digital arts community for her gorgeous portrayal of characters. In this tutorial, Linda shows us step by step how she paints realistic eyes. About Linda Bergkvist Linda Bergkvist is a renowned digital artist who currently lives in Sweden. Graphik Addict The Most Frightening Bridge Ever Storseisundet Bridge (Norwegian: Storseisundetbrua) is the longest of the eight bridges that make up the Atlanterhavsveien (“The Atlantic Road”), the road connection from the mainland Romsdal peninsula to the island of Averøya in Møre og Romsdal county, Norway. It is a bridge on one of Norway’s most scenic and popular tourist roads – the Atlantic Ocean Road (Atlanterhavsveien in Norwegian). The bridge named Storseisundet makes a sharp bend as it jumps over a number of small islands and waterways. The approach to the bridge looks scary as the bridge seems to end abruptly and as if any attempt to proceed would result into the vehicle flying out and dropping into the waters below. Storseisundet Bridge is a cantilever bridge that is 260 metres (850 ft) long and with a maximum clearance to the sea of 23 metres (75 ft). 1. Ads by Google

18 Hacked Digital Road Signs Road signs are pretty boring, albeit important. They tell us where to go, what to do and what we should avoid on the road. Road signs don't usually make us laugh -- until people figured out that they could be altered in a number of ways. Pasting a sign over another sign is a simple idea, but hacking into the digital road signs that warn us about traffic delays and road hazards is a whole new level of dedication to mishievous shenanigans. Here are 19 of the funniest hacked digital road signs. "You'll Never Get to Work on Time, Haha!!" "Take Your SUV Back to Detroit" "Trapped in Sign Factory" "Sorry Mario -- The Princess Is in Another Castle" "This Sign Has Been Hacked" "Drive Drunk" "Prepare to Be Annoyed" Zombies are a favorite for these sign-hackers. "Nobody Has Ever Loved You" "Extreme Fire Hazard -- Don't Even Fart in the Forest" "OMG The British Are Coming" "Raptors Ahead, Caution" "New York Is Dying" "There May Be Trouble Ahead" "Party At Julia's 2nite" "Klaatu Barada Nikto" "UFO Crossing Ahead"

Dalton Ghetti creates amazing art on the tips of used pencils Most of us will agree with the age-old saying that “patience is a virtue.” How many of you, however, would actually hang on for two years and a half to bring a piece of art into existence? Dalton Ghetti, 49, a Bridgeport artist, has spent 25 good years working with a razor blade, a sewing needle and a sculpting knife for carving his unique art on the graphite of pencil. The artist says: I don’t make money from it but I would love a gallery owner in England to fly me over and put on a show. The inclination to fashion something new did not surface all of a sudden.

Who would have thought that dumpsters could be so much fun British design graduate Oliver Bishop-Young has come up with an urban art project, called the SkipWaste project, where dumpsters are used in a fun and different way. They are no longer used for trash, but for activities and other amazing art installations. You have dumpsters that work as either a skate ramp, a lawn, a flower bed, a pool, or even a cozy living room. They appeal to everybody, both the younger and the older. Others have also used simple objects to create urban art, like the four Australian friends that created a huge “Lego Man” out of ordinary milk crates.

Earth from Above a collection of aerial photography "Earth From Above" is the result of the aerial photographer Yann Arthus-Bertrand's five-year airborne odyssey across six continents. It's a spectacular presentation of large scale photographs of astonishing natural landscapes. Every stunning aerial photograph tells a story about our changing planet. Coal mine in South Africa Sha Kibbutz, Israel Military cemetery in Verdun, France Suburbs of Copenhagen, Denmark Elephants on the savannah, Botswana Favelas in Rio de Janeiro Ruins of the medieval city of Shali, Egypt Switzerland Gullholmen, Sweden Denver, USA Fraser Island dune, Australia Pena, Portugal Amazon River, Brazil Suburbs of Cape Town, South Africa Machu Picchu, Peru Walled City of Dubrovnik, Croatia The Changping District in Beijing, China Cattle near the Masai Mara National Park, Kenya Tasmania, Australia Boat Houses in Lagos, Nigeria Bazaar of Istanbul, Turkey Neuschwanstein Castle, Germany Hashima Island, Japan Stockholm, Sweden Boats stranded on the dry Aral Sea, Kazakhstan Varanasi, India

67 Not Out: Married Couple In The Same Photo As Children Here's a photo coincidence on the lines of the post I published called Photo Taken Of Father Showed His Missing Daughter. I came across this new one by chance on a video from WXII 12 TV . The odds against this coincidence happening must be millions to 1. Young newly weds Alex and Donna Voutsinas were looking through some of Donna's old photos from when she was a child and came across one of her at Disney World. Donna is at the front of the photo, see above, with one of the Disney characters and then Alex spotted something - his dad! Yes, it's his dad in the background of the photo pushing a stroller (pushchair) and, of course, in the stroller is Alex. A remarkable coincidence because the families didn't know each other back then and, to make it even more remarkable, at the time of the photo Alex lived in Canada and Donna in Florida. It looks like their lives touched upon each other when they were young ready for the big romance in later years.

45+ Exceptionally Useful Free Handwritten Fonts Should Handwritten Fonts be used in web design? For quite some time companies and governments have been working hard to make daily life things available as digital services in whatever way possible to speed processes up and cut costs. At the same time most communication takes place on digital channels by sending emails, chatting, electronic orders, paying online, doing banking online…well almost anything goes on the line today. Sending a good old snail mail letter is still possible but not that popular really. Advertisement This article is an update of 45+ Exceptionally Useful Free Handwritten Fonts. First some inspiration on how Handwritten Fonts can be used Have you seen good use of handwritten fonts in logos, web designs, posters etc? One use of Handwritten Fonts that we see used quite often is a vision or mission statement below a company logo. Also handwritten fonts can effectively be used in a feature box to deliver a “soft introduction” to a product. Handwritten Fonts Grutch Shaded

Protect Private Parts From Full Body Scans with Fig Leaf Underwear - Tonic Thanksgiving Eve is a highly anticipated (and even more dreaded) day for many Americans. The upside is, you’re one day closer to eating your mom’s delicious apple pie. The downside? You’re probably up on the controversy over the way the Transportation Security Administration is handling airport security this year thanks to last year’s “ underwear bomber .” Basically you have two options: go through an invasive and revealing full-body scanner or be pulled aside for an invasive and intimate full-body pat down. ABC News reports that so far, airports have been quiet and that not many passengers have chosen to “opt out” of the body scan as expected. Jeff Buske, a 52-year-old electrical engineer, has another nifty option for you. “You shouldn’t have to be digitally strip-searched or doused with radiation to visit your grandmother,” Buske told the Los Angeles Times . Go to Rocky Flats Gear to play Adam and Eve and get yourself a pair. Photo by geishaboy500 via Flickr .

35 Inspiring Color Palettes from Master Painters | Art Varsity Putting together a great color palette for your design work can be one of the most challenging aspects of any project. And many times, color palettes are built from some source of inspiration. So why not be inspired by some of history’s greatest master artists? Colour Lovers has a lot of great tools including the ability to create color palettes auto-magically from pics you find around the web. It’s a great way to find inspiration when building your palette. Of course, computer algorithms are not perfect; they miss key accent colors frequently and make questionable decisions on extracting the dominant tones. Long story short … here are 35 color pallets extracted from the work of some amazing painters with relative ease thanks to the Colour Lovers tools: William Blake Ancient of Days William Adolphe Bouguereau Birth of Venus Nymphs and Satyr Young Girl Defending Herself Against Eros Alexandre Cabanel Cleopatra Paul Cezanne The Basket of Apples La Montagne Saint Victoire Barnes Leonardo Da Vinci St.

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