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Giant Bug Eyes Aren’t That Scary

Giant Bug Eyes Aren’t That Scary

We’d imagine giant bug eyes would be quite scary, and we’re pretty sure they are, because we know that the magic of macrophotography somehow manages to make everything look better. Singapore based photographer Shikhei Goh photographed the eyes of several bugs and insects, making them look innocent and cute, rather than the creepy scary things we know them to be. Interestingly, those with dew drops on them tend to look way more cuter than the others.

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Pimped Out Petrol Pumps

Pimped Out Petrol Pumps

Giving a life to those sucky, ignored petrol pumps, and to mark the Australian roll out of the Nissan Leaf, artist James Dive of the Glue Society converted petrol pumps into objects ranging from guitar amps to dog kennels. Nissan obviously wanted to show off their electric car made of recycled and recyclable parts, so they commissioned the artist to create the exhibit titled A World Without Petrol. The artist came up with a pretty neat idea. We like the gumballs one the best.

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Christian Popsicles

Christian Popsicles

Artist and designer Sebastian Errazuriz created the Christian Popsicles as a way to gain attention towards the rising numbers and power of Christian extremists group, who conveniently manage to elude news as the world keeps its extremism attention meter on the Middle East.

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Cthulhu Barbie

Cthulhu Barbie

Artist Sabrina Zbasnik made Cthulhu Barbie with the sole purpose of going against the conventional idea that women must always be presented beautiful. Barbie, of course made a logical choice for all the hotness that the doll represents. According to the artist, women can never be represented as scary, terrifying or ugly, but always in the “state of giving men boners.” To break from the circle, the artist created this ugly, scary Cthulhu Barbie, bringing on weird nerd boners in the process.

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Artist Dresses Celebs in Arab Garbs

Artist Dresses Celebs in Arab Garbs

Playing on the dynamics of international diplomacy and social tolerance, artist Mohammed Kanoo decided to cover famous celebrities in Arab clothes. Displayed at an exhibition in the UAE’s Meem Gallery, the artist’s set Fun With Fen (Fen means art) depicted celebrities like Barack Obama, Will Smith, Angela Jolie, John Travolta and Clint Eastwood. We can think of a lot of people who would be alarmed/happy seeing Obama in Arab dress.

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