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LOXX – Berlin’s amazing toy train landscape – 27 June 2012

LOXX – Berlin’s amazing toy train landscape – 27 June 2012

If toy train sets still make you go all soft and awaken the child inside of you, Berlin’s LOXX is a station stop you shouldn’t miss.

With 2,500 square metres of H0-scale model railways right in the heart of Berlin, LOXX is claimed to be the world’s largest digital model railway. LOXX technicians have recreated with great felicity the landscape and atmosphere of the city with about 4.15 kilometres of track, over 400 trains, 10,000 road vehicles and about 50,000 human figures. Every 20 minutes, nightfall is simulated and the set is illuminated with over 18,000 miniature lights.
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Unusual Dirty Car Art by Scott Wade – 19 June 2012

Unusual Dirty Car Art by Scott Wade – 19 June 2012

Meet Scott Wade – a talented artist, who like every creative and curious person can’t resist a dirty rear car window. We suspect that Scott started off with clever sayings, like, “wash me”, however his later works became much more sophisticated.
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Professional body piercer Dave Hurban is a man attached to his iPod. Literally. – 18 May 2012

Professional body piercer Dave Hurban is a man attached to his iPod. Literally. – 18 May 2012

Hurban, 21, who works in a tattoo parlor in Newfield, New Jersey, implanted four metal studs in the skin of his wrist and secured his iPod to them magnetically.

“I just invented the strapless watch,” he said on Monday of his Apple Inc device, set to display a clock.

Hurban cheerfully recounted how he mapped out the four corners of the iPod on his arm and then inserted four titanium studs into his skin. Once the incisions healed, he popped on his iPod, which is held in place magnetically.
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The World’s First Invisible Ad – 15 May 2012

The World’s First Invisible Ad – 15 May 2012

To promote its product, deodorant company Lynx created the world’s first invisible ad.

Using hundreds of polarized sunglasses, hack LCD screens, and a terrace house in Sydney— the company created ads that were only visible when viewed only through polarized sunglasses.
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The World’s Most Expensive Paintings – 04 May 2012

The World’s Most Expensive Paintings – 04 May 2012

Edvard Munch’s iconic painting ‘The Scream‘, considered one of the most recognisable in art world, was sold for over $119 million (Rs 630 crore), creating a new record for the highest price ever paid for a work of art at any auction.

The auction house did not release the name or any other details of the buyer. The bidder was participating in the auction through phone.

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Kittiwat Unarrom : Bread Body Parts On Thai Bakery – 03 May 2012

Kittiwat Unarrom : Bread Body Parts On Thai Bakery – 03 May 2012

Thai artist Kittiwat Unarrom (whose family also runs a bakery) has used dough as his medium to sculpt gruesome renditions of hand, feet, heads, torsos and other body parts.

Kittiwat Unarrom has a master’s degree in fine arts and creates bruised and battered heads, feet and other internal organs at a bread shop in Thailand.
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Meet the Real Life Invisible Man Liu Bolin – 30 March 2012

Meet the Real Life Invisible Man Liu Bolin – 30 March 2012

35-year-old Liu Bolin, from Shandong, China, manages to camouflage himself in any surroundings, no matter how difficult they might be.

Liu works on a single photo for up to 10 hours at a time, to make sure he gets it just right, but he achieves the right effect: sometimes passers-by don’t even realize he is there until he moves.
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