Giving a life to drab electric boxes


Electric boxes are everywhere. Drab, uninspiring and totally “lifeless” utilities that show up in random spaces in urban settings. Street artist Evol has given a new style to many of these boxes, giving them the appearance of mini skyscrapers and apartment complexes. Hell, some of these apartment complexes even have graffiti to go along for a realistic look.

Via: Beautiful/Decay

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Hipster states of America [infographic]


In its wisdom, BuzzFeed decided to take a closer look at the hipster states of America, using “hipster” search volumes to finally reach a result that says “A hipster is just a Brooklynite who wishes they were from Minnesota because it’s “more real,” while genuine Minnesotans are exempt from the label.”

There is no reason for gas masks to miss fashion


A conceptual project from artist Diddo Velema, these gas masks have their run with some of the best known fashion brands. So, what are Gucci and Louis Vuitton branded gas masks any good for? We’ll let the words of the artist say that:

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Mexican Stormtrooper


This guy is gonna make Luke cry.

Via: LATFG, Neatorama

Pen made from a real .375 caliber bullet


You know someone’s a badass when they pull out a .375 caliber bullet to sign a check. Preferably before loading it into a gun and looting the bank. It’s all good, except of the part that this bullet now has pen innards and probably won’t work as intended anymore. Costs $25.

Via: CoolMaterial

Watch the Lamborghini Aventador in action, in this amazing 3 minute video


For a mighty supercar like Lamborghini Aventador, three minutes is more than enough to make a solid impression. Watch the car take on the forces of nature, as it navigates the Californian desert Coyote Dry Lakebed in this 3-minute special effect thunderstorm.

Via: TCH

Typfruitography is an excellent introduction to the alphabet


Developed by designer Garret Steider, Typfruitography is a creative look into the alphabet, through the world of food. The designer uses fruits, vegetables and other edible products to give taste and sense to the alphabet.

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What superpowers do you have, Mirror Man?


This street performer was spotted outside the Griffit Observatory in LA, and as you can see, the shiny mirror dress somehow seems apt for the location. We wonder if the Mirror Man could be a superhero.

Via: AmusingPlanet

Angry Birds arrives as browser based game


Rejoice Angry Birds fans, for the game is now available in a browser based version. Angry Birds have made it to the Chrome app store, but fret not if you don’t have Chrome installed you can still play it by visiting the game page, as long as you have a modern browser.

Via: Labnol

Portraits of writers made with text from their books


American artist and author John Sokol created these fantastic portraits of celebrities and literary figures using words from classics. A perfect tribute to the grand figures of literature and quite a fitting way to ‘pen’ celebrities.

Via: Flavorwire, Ignant

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