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The Chocolate Factory

The Chocolate Factory

Using the magic of chocolate, Freddie gave these objects a touch of taste, and chocolate. The process for this effect sounds relatively simple, Freddie froze the objects for several days and then went on to individually cover each of these with chocolate, all thanks to an airbrush. Those objects of course won’t suddenly turn edible, but the finish the chocolate gives them is quite interesting, as is the fact that chocolate would always be a lick away in this world.

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Photographer Captures Amazing Long Exposure of the Australian Night Sky

Photographer Captures Amazing Long Exposure of the Australian Night Sky

So what is patience really worth? If you are photographer Lincoln Harrison, spending 15 hours in the cold Australian outback will get you these amazing images. Harrison spent nearly 15 hours from sunset to sunrise in the freezing Australian winter near Bendigo over the scenic Lake Eppalock, keeping the camera on at long exposure and capturing the stars. Since these are long exposure shots, the stars create trails owing to the rotation of the earth.

Via DailyMail

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Skull Nickels

Skull Nickels

This is Colossal has a very interesting post about Hobo Nickels. The nickels are a series of carved/sculpted coins greatly popular in the early 20th century with the introduction of the Buffalo nickel. That was a coin minted using soft metal which made it especially suited for carvings. Add to that the fact that numerous artists were unemployed during the great depression, a number of these coins were used for sculpting, thus earning them the name “Hobo.” Nickel carving still remains a popular hobby and even has a society to go along.

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