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Extraordinary 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 Portal: The Flash Version Q&A with Blake Boston (Scumbag Steve) Disclaimer: This article contains explicit language! In the past week, we’ve been talking over e-mails with Blake Boston, also known as Scumbag Steve on the Internets. Based on a Myspace picture of Blake taken circa 2006, the image macro series quickly thrived into everyone’s favorite joke about “that guy” who’s fading away in our memories of high school years, still blasting that mix CD out of his souped up Honda in school parking lot (even though he was expelled years ago). But in real life, Blake’s fictional internet fame has become a taxing ordeal for the soon-to-be father from Boston. Here’s the full transcript of our Q&A interview with the man. Interview Q: What is your real name, age and what are you up to these days? A: My real name is Blake Boston, I’m 21. Q: Where did the image come from? A: Those pics on Myspace are all from my mom. Q: When and how did you find out about the meme? A: Who the fuck knew what a meme was? A: A scumbag. A: Sucks man. Q: So you’re from Boston.

Good boy. With a Passion for Skateboarding: Creative Art Sculptures by Haroshi Now that’s a sick madness! If you have never heard about Japanese wood sculptor named Haroshi, go get the wind of his most original conceptual art. As a creator of amazingly beautiful wooden sculptures out of old, crashed and broken skateboard decks, Haroshi passed for a man of considerable resourcefulness. His multicolored and meticulously sculpted art pieces simply astound with lifelike affinity, so in whichever way it’s even possible to mistake them for being real! In his works he stacks many layers with all piece elements being connected either in their original form or in shapes to form wooden mosaic, dots, and pixels. After that they’re cut down to size, shaven to get rid of the debris, and afterwards coated with a final glossy finish. Source Source Source Source Source Source Source Source Source Source Source Source Source Source Source Source Source Source

20 Amazing Artist-Inspired Tattoos [Editor's note: While your Flavorwire editors take a much-needed holiday break, we're revisiting some of our most popular features of the year. This post was originally published February 16, 2011.] If we’re being honest, most of us will never own a work of art by a famous artist. And while back in college, it might have been okay to pay homage to one of the greats with a poster print from the museum, these days when it comes to the artwork that hangs on our walls, we tend to opt for original pieces by emerging (read: more affordable) talents. Andy Warhol [via] Banksy [via] Chuck Close [via] Edgar Degas [via] Frida Kahlo [via] Georgia O’Keeffe [via] Gustav Klimt [via] Jean-Michel Basquiat [via] Joan Miro [via] Jenny Holzer [via] Kara Walker [via] Keith Haring [via] Kiki Smith [via] Marcel Duchamp [via] Pablo Picasso [via] Piet Mondrian [via] Roy Lichenstein [via] Salvador Dali [via] Shepard Fairey [via] Vincent Van Gogh [via] Yoshitomo Nara [via]

Bridging time in a bottle: 5-year-old's note surfaces after 24 years Viktor Guseinov / AP In this Friday, March 11 photo, Daniil Korotkikh holds a bottle with a letter he found on a beach at the village of Morskoye on the Curonian Spit, 80 km (50 miles) northwest of Kaliningrad, Russia. The 13-year-old Russian, was walking with his parents on a beach when he saw something glittering lying in the sand. It was a bottle with a letter sent by German boy 24 years ago in the Baltic Sea. By Jim Seida As a child, I always hoped I'd find something like this. "I saw that bottle and it looked interesting," Korotkikh told The Associated Press. The letter read: "My name is Frank, and I'm five years old. "At first I didn't believe it," Uesbeck told the AP about getting the response from Korotkikh. Reuters TV A photo of a young Frank Uesbeck on board a ship, holding a bottle containing a letter shortly before he threw it into the sea, is seen in Coesfeld in this still image taken from recent video footage.

Lackadaisy Expressions Boy, I didn't know what I was getting myself into when I started this. I've had requests for some sort of expressions tutorial dating back a while now, so I figured, "Sure! I can explain expression drawing...and it'll be way better than all those tutorials out there that are nothing but charts of generic expressions. Yeah! Just give me a day or two to whip something up..." Um. Anyway, I found all I could really do was try to explain ways to teach yourself...and then add some pictures. Top photographs got massive visitors and impressions | Pokkisam blog After a long time i have found this interesting idea for readers and lovers of pokkisam blog. In this post I have compiled some best and brilliant photographs which receives more than 50,000 of visitors and impressions. Share this article with your friends and who loves these photos and comment about the photos. To get interesting updates Please subscribe to our RSS feed. Please comment about the photographs and share this article... About the author

Cinnamon Sugar Pull-Apart Bread I’m sorry. I know it’s Monday morning and you probably came here for some pretty pictures of food that you could glance at, and then move on with your day… and here I go thrusting warm, soft cinnamon sugar bread in your face. It’s not fair. I know it’s not fair. You don’t deserve this sort of torture. This bread hits all the comfort spots in my soul. I’m sorry and you’re welcome and I love you. Let’s start at the beginning. I did this all without the use of a stand mixer and dough hook. This dough can be made and left to rise , then refrigerated overnight for use in the morning. This is the dough just before it’s left to rise. After the dough has rested and risen for an hour, I knead it in a few tablespoons of flour. This is the part in the bread process where you can wrap the dough and place it in the fridge to rest overnight. I worked with my dough right away. I can’t even deal. I sliced the dough, vertically, into six long strips. After 30 minutes in the oven… oh man…. bread heaven.

Black Widow Steampunk Chopper Will Set The Streets on Fire Steampunk has never left its tag as the most stylish attire in every gadget or product it comes out with. So when you check out this black widow steampunk chopper, don’t be amazed by its extraordinary stylish trend surpassing conventional designs once again. So you might be passionate about bikes, and with a tinge of steampunkish effect, I am sure no one can resist the temptation to own one for self! This Steampunk chopper tagged “Black Widow” from Solifague Design adorns a classic look, and though the technical details aren’t out as of now, I am sure all the geeky bike lovers would really be eager for the launch of this bike that will set the roads on fire! This artistic metallic chopper will definitely all the extra attention it requires on the streets as you would drive this bike on the roads and make create a smart personality. via: The Design Blog

The Top 5 Astronomical Events to Witness Before You Die | Fun Lists - Top 10 Lists In the age of internet, television, and Lady Gaga, it’s easy to ignore the dazzling displays the sky gives us every night. In ancient times, however, human civilizations based their entire calendar, and thus their way of life, upon what they saw in the cosmos. While humanity’s interest in astronomy has diminished over the centuries, the sky remains nonetheless spectacular. 5. Next Occurrence: August 9-14, 2011 Every August, the night sky lights up with a dazzling display known as the Perseid meteor shower. 4. Next Occurrence: June 15, 2011 in Africa Ever get bored with the predictably drab hue of the moon? 3. Occurrence: Year round More commonly known as the Northern Lights, Aurora is a fantastic light display that occurs at extreme Northern or Southern latitudes. 2. Next Occurrence: 2061 While there are plenty of comets that can be viewed with the naked eye, Halley’s Comet is one that has enchanted humanity for multiple millennia. 1. Top 10 Amazing Stars in the Universe (toptenz.net)

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