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20

Mar

10 fantastical living garden sculptures

24

Jan

Why is there a rabbit in Nelson Mandela’s ear?A ‘hare-raising’ situation has developed in South Africa with the discovery of an unintended addition to a statue dedicated to the former president.

Why is there a rabbit in Nelson Mandela’s ear?
A ‘hare-raising’ situation has developed in South Africa with the discovery of an unintended addition to a statue dedicated to the former president.

08

Nov

2x4s transformed into surreal sculptures
Sculptor Morgan Herrin creates classic works with a surreal twist through an unlikely medium: construction-grade lumber.

27

Feb

Guerrilla tree sculptor takes over U.K. town
The wooded area around the U.K. town of Knaresborough, North Yorkshire has fallen pray to some amazing guerrilla art as of late. For weeks, residents were stumped as to who carved these amazing pieces of work into nearby trees.

Guerrilla tree sculptor takes over U.K. town

The wooded area around the U.K. town of Knaresborough, North Yorkshire has fallen pray to some amazing guerrilla art as of late. For weeks, residents were stumped as to who carved these amazing pieces of work into nearby trees.

18

Jan


 Artist carves vintage books into astoundingly intricate 3-D sculptures 



Guy Laramee’s work speaks to the ‘erosion of cultures’ and our over-reliance on analytical knowledge, symbolized by the book.
Guy Laramee’s work speaks to the ‘erosion of cultures’ and our over-reliance on analytical knowledge, symbolized by the book.

22

Feb

The Georgia Guidestones, sometimes referred to as the “American Stonehenge,” is a granite monument erected in Elbert County, Ga., in 1979. The stones are engraved in eight languages, each relaying 10 “new” commandments for “an Age of Reason.” Though the monument contains no encrypted messages, its purpose and origin remain shrouded in mystery. They were commissioned by a man who has yet to be properly identified, who went by the pseudonym of R.C. Christian. Of the 10 commandments, the first one is perhaps the most controversial: “Maintain humanity under 500,000,000 in perpetual balance with nature.” Many have taken it to be a license to cull the human population down to the specified number, and critics of the stones have called for them to be destroyed.10 of the world’s biggest unsolved mysteries

The Georgia Guidestones, sometimes referred to as the “American Stonehenge,” is a granite monument erected in Elbert County, Ga., in 1979. The stones are engraved in eight languages, each relaying 10 “new” commandments for “an Age of Reason.”
 
Though the monument contains no encrypted messages, its purpose and origin remain shrouded in mystery. They were commissioned by a man who has yet to be properly identified, who went by the pseudonym of R.C. Christian.
 
Of the 10 commandments, the first one is perhaps the most controversial: “Maintain humanity under 500,000,000 in perpetual balance with nature.” Many have taken it to be a license to cull the human population down to the specified number, and critics of the stones have called for them to be destroyed.
10 of the world’s biggest unsolved mysteries

23

Jan

Giant butter sculpture to power a farm for three daysHow a 1,000-pound butter sculpture became an alternative power source for an entire farm.

Giant butter sculpture to power a farm for three days
How a 1,000-pound butter sculpture became an alternative power source for an entire farm.

31

Jan

This praying mantis sculpture was carved from a single block of ice. Check out some more amazing ice and snow sculptures.

This praying mantis sculpture was carved from a single block of ice. Check out some more amazing ice and snow sculptures.