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Look! Flying Whale!

That’s a whale of a kite! Peter Lynn Kites has created a huge 100-foot long kite shaped like the blue whale: Link – via Archie McPhee’s Endless Geyser of Awesome

Alastair Mackie’s Alternative Taxidermy Art

Photo: Tessa Angus What do you do if you’ve got your hands on thousands of mouse skulls (rescued from owl excrements, no less)? Well, taxidermy artist Alastair Mackie has got the elegant solution. Izzy Elstob of Don’t Panic writes: Downstairs again, Mackie uses the repetition of form to create the series Untitled (Sphere). These are four [...]

Horse Gas Masks

During World War I soldiers relied on horses for transportation on the battlefield. The introduction of chemical warfare at this time meant horses had to be just as protected as their human counterparts so they were fitted with gas masks over their muzzles to prevent them from inhaling poison gases such as chlorine and phosgene. Link [...]

The Quick 10: 10 Strange Dental Care Flavors

Look, call me a traditionalist, but when it comes to toothpaste, I want mint. Fresh mint, spearmint, minty-mint; I don’t care, but I want mint. The makers of these 10 toothpastes, mouthwashes and flosses would surely call me old-fashioned, but I can’t help myself. Maybe they’ll appeal to you. 1. Indian Curry. I love curry, [...]