World’s Strangest

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Motoi Yamamoto’s Salt Labyrinths

After his sister died of brain cancer, Japanese artist Motoi Yamamoto began constructing enormous, detailed labyrinths. They’re temporary installations made out of ground salt and reflect a special significance that his culture places on that mineral: In Japanese culture salt is not only a necessary element to sustain human life, but it is also a symbol [...]

Marvelous Papercrafts

Curious Collection, a maker of fine art papers, held a papercraft contest called Your Curious Story. At the link, you can view the winners of this contest, such as the above “The Girl in the Swing” by British student Frankie Lilley. Link via Dude Craft | Artist’s Gallery

Thriller Headphones

Designer Johnny Lighthands made a set of headphones inspired by the music video for Michael Jackson’s “Thriller”. They’re fully functional and adjustable. Pressing on the cross-shaped headstone causes a hand to emerge from the grave. Pulling the zombies out of their graves allows the headphones to fit larger heads. Link via Dude Craft | Artist’s Website [...]

Noah Scalin’s 365 Daily Skulls

(Video Link) Artist Noah Scalin decided to make a representation of a human skull every day for a year. He used a wide variety of media, from spaghetti to sea shells. This video shows all of them. Link via Dude Craft | Artist’s Website

Flamethrowing Robot Burns Images into Your Lawn

Designer Sebastian Neitsch made a remote-controlled robot that spits out fire. It’s called the Kunstrasen, and can be used to carve designs into grass. — Link via Dude Craft | Artist’s Website (auto sound) | Photos: Design Boom

Doily Beach

Polish artist NeSpoon made doilies, left them up on Oak Beach (Poland), and photographed people interacting with them: The effects of my work aroused great interest. Many people made pictures of the installations, they moved them around from place to place, they were even used for the construction of beach camps. Small children with great joy [...]