Bird Inspired Shoes Have Heels Like Bird Feet

These bird inspired shoes take up the mantle of going from a tad strange to a whole new level of weird. The range starts with shoes that have slightly weird shape and bird claw-like heels. Then the range progresses into shoes that look increasingly like a bird, until you run into a shoe where you would feel like you’re shoving your foot into a taxidermied bird.

The Man Who Lives Inside a Bear

Artist Abraham Poincheval lived for thirteen days inside a bear. When we say bear, we mean this very bear-like structure where the artist decided to spend 13 days. The bear was positioned in the center salon at the musée de la chasse et de la nature in Paris. Visitors were encouraged to interact with the artist, or the dude who sleeps in the bear. Facilities were included inside the sculpture to cater to basic needs like food and water. The bear even had its own electricity.

Awesome Flipbook Animations Made From Recycled Bike Parts

Flipbooks by artist Juan Fontanive are incredible, not only are the animations beautiful, but the underlying mechanism is pretty darn sweet. The artist makes these mechanisms by recycling and repurposing parts from old bicycles and clocks. Then comes along the process of hand drawing, painting, and screen printing the images. Several of these display birds and insects in flight, a subject that goes extremely well with the sound made by the flipbook as pages shuttle.