Eugene's Blog – February 2012 Archive (8)

Tank Created with Over 5,000 Egg Cartons



Using 5,016 egg cartons, 26 liters of glue, 10,100 nails, 15 liters of paint, 80 square meters of steel and 5,013 staples, sculptor Stuart Murdoch took an astounding 512 hours to create a life-size replica of a Challenger II tank. The tank was built to raise money for the UK charity, Help The Heroes, and their Eggs for Soldiers‘ national egg and spoon race on March 4 in…

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Added by Eugene on February 20, 2012 at 3:00pm — 1 Comment

Playing Catch with Dogs Underwater



Although there are countless photos of dogs circulating around the web, Seth Casteel stumbled upon a perspective that you've probably never seen before. Playing catch with adorable pooches in a pool, he uses an underwater camera to capture the exuberant, funny and ferocious facial expressions of the dogs as they do what they…

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Added by Eugene on February 12, 2012 at 2:30pm — 2 Comments

Pic of the Day: Norway's Storseisundet Bridge



Architecture and nature combine to create this amazing image of Norway's Storseisundet Bridge. From this perspective, the bridge contorts at an almost surreal angle connecting two land masses together, while overlooking a beautiful mountain range. Surely, this is a sight that's even more impressive when viewed in person.

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Added by Eugene on February 12, 2012 at 12:00pm — No Comments

Australian Street Art by Fintan Magee



One of the best things about street art is that it can be found in any corner of the world. Today, we travel to Australia and take a look at the impressive portfolio of Fintan Magee. The talented Brisbane-based street artist paints a variety of pieces under the umbrella of multiple…

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Added by Eugene on February 11, 2012 at 3:30pm — 1 Comment

Ultimate Sustainable Nomadic Home



Designed by Berlin-based Studio Aisslinger, this incredibly attractive modular home was created almost 4,000 ft above sea level. Located near Bozen in Northern Italy, it features magnificent views of the Dolomite mountains, yet can be easily taken apart and rebuilt in a new location. This makes the structure perfect for the travelling nomad, all while leaving a minimal CO2…

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Added by Eugene on February 11, 2012 at 12:00pm — 2 Comments

Magnificent Stacked Green Façade in Vietnam

Located in Saigon, Vietnam, the Stacking Green house offers beautiful plant life at almost every perspective. The green façade and roof top garden protect its inhabitants from direct sunlight, street noise and pollution, while also saving lots of energy through natural ventilation. Architects Vo Trong Nghia, Daisuke Sanuki and Shunri Nishizawa designed the home for a couple in their…

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Added by Eugene on February 7, 2012 at 12:30pm — 2 Comments

Bumblebee Raises Youth Homelessness Awareness



Taking a break from beautifying abandoned public phone booths, Bumblebee took to the streets for a much more serious cause. Using his trademark yellow and black stripes, the street artist painted a couple large scale murals on the side of buildings in Los Angeles. The series,…

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Added by Eugene on February 5, 2012 at 12:30pm — 1 Comment

Spellbinding Hardback Book Lamp



What's not to love about this Hardback Book Lamp, filled with mystery and intrigue? A light bulb is seen fused into the hardback cover of a book, while a simple switch adds the finishing touch on the creative design.

If you're further interested, Typewriter Boneyard offers multiple covers. My…

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Added by Eugene on February 5, 2012 at 11:00am — 4 Comments

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