High Speed Photographs of Bullets Being Fired

high speed ballistics by Herra Kuulapaa

The works of Finnish photographer Herra Kuulapaa show bullets just microseconds after they leave the barrel of the gun, often with fire, smoke and flaming powder in tow. The photographer says that the High Speed Ballistics series seeks to show the importance of firearm safety, and the inherent destruction that the discharged bullets are capable of. Several of these bullets are leaving the gun at speeds as high as 800 mph.

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2015 Corvette Z06

2015 Corvette Z06

Feast your eyes on the beauty that is the 2015 Corvette Z06. What this car has in looks is complemented by what it has to offer in terms of performance as well. The Z06 comes with a supercharger mounted to its 6.2-liter LT4 engine, offering up a neat 625 hp and 635 lb-ft of torque. While the exact performance figures aren’t really out yet, we can safely bet with power like that and the attention to detail in its design, this would put up quite a performance.

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Vampire Appliances That Suck the Life Out of Your Wallet in Utility Bills

Appliances we use at home are mostly just at “sleep” when not in use, rather than being completely powered off. While in their sleep state the appliances and gadgets don’t consume as much power and electricity as they would while working, they do consume small, yet very well noticeable amounts of power. This is generally given the name of vampire power or standby power.

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Snorlax As a Pillow Is Just Perfect

snorlax sleeping pillow

Snorlax and a sleeping pillow, now this was a combination that was meant to be and should have been made real way earlier. Well, it is real now, and that is not too shabby either. Currently available for pre-order at $40, and expected to be available from January 30.

Via Tomopop, Kotaku

Skull Chair Has a Soulmate in the Brain Ottoman

Skulls go exceptionally well with brains, which is the reason I always prefer to keep my brain firmly in the skull. Sometimes it is a little too tight, but mostly, I’m okay. This love affair of skull and brain has taken the next step where they’re together as furniture. Artist/designer Vladi Rapaport has crafted a combo of a skull chair and brain ottoman, both destined to be together just like god intended.

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Cartoon Notebook

Get yourself ready for some action with a notebook that appears to have come straight from the cartoon universe. That means it is designed to look like a notebook you would see in some classic cartoons, and the associated style. The lined notebook has 200 pages with angled edges and thick black borders to carry with the cartoon theme. Costs $13.

Photographs of Unborn Animals in the Womb

Elephant

Photographer and producer Peter Chinn has a rather intriguing series of images of unborn animals in the womb. Dimensional ultrasound scans, tiny cameras and computer graphics were used to create a likeness of what these animals might look like as fetuses. The result is quite stunning. The images were created for the National Geographic documentary Extraordinary Animals in the Womb.

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Wonderful Origami Dresses by Jule Waibel

German designer Jule Waibel has created a set of 25 dresses, all for Bershka flagship stores in different cities. Jule creates her dresses in the style of origami, starting with a large sheet of paper and hand-pleating it into forms and shapes that fit the body, and create a nice pattern for the dress. Each turn can take as long as 10 hours; with attention like this, no wonder the dresses look amazing.

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Scrolls From 1600s Japan Illustrate the Glories of Farting

Farting was the shit in 1600s Japan, as these scrolls that depict a farting competition show. While the act of farting is glorified as it should be, the scrolls delve further into various positions that a person can take to completely destroy the opposition. It’s an aim, lock, and fire thing, but ingesting copious amount of beans is very likely to give you an edge. The images belong to Edo-era Japan (1603-1868).

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Artist ‘Sews’ Portraits on Own Hand

Not so long ago, we saw an artist embroider a “sculpture” on the skin of her own hand. Well, she has company now with artist David Cata who likes to sew portraits and sculptures on his hands. The portraits represent people who have had an influence on the world, and/or on the artist.

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