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An Artist’s Descent Into Alzheimer’s

Credit: Galerie Beckel Odille Boïcos When William Utermohlen learned in 1995 that he had Alzheimer’s disease, the artist embarked on an artistic project unlike any other he’d done before: Over a period of [...]

The Fork in the Road is Taken

(Image credit: Jim Grant) A six-foot-tall fork appeared in Carlsbad, California, at the intersection of Levante Street and Anillo Way on Tuesday. The unnamed artist is a 62-year-old retired teacher who said he was impressed by the joke in The Muppet Movie in which Kermit and Fozzie encounter a giant silverware fork when they are looking [...]

Why Is It Dark at Night?

Link Scroll down for today’s pictures & links. Why is it Dark at Night? Or rather, to rephrase the question, Why is Space Dark?. Very cool, often mind-boggling short video. I’m sure you know all the facts, but this is a good show nevertheless. Link Today’s pictures & links: Old Abandoned “Dome” Theater in Beirut, Lebanon Quite impressive blob-like apparition: called Saboune [...]

Monstrous, Angelic, Unusual Bridge Sculptures

“QUANTUM SHOT” #801 Link – article by Simon Rose and Avi Abrams Monstrous, Angelic or Just Plain Weird – Unusual Bridge Sculptures, Part One There are bridges in every country, all over the world, each one serving a very functional purpose, so it’s nice to know that some of the [...]

Most Dangerous Roads in the World, Part 7

“QUANTUM SHOT” #793 Link – article by Avi Abrams Crazy Routes in India and Tibet Today we present another (long-overdue) installment in our popular series The World’s Most Dangerous Roads, and we have to shudder showing you these vertigo-inducing images (although some hardened drivers may say “oh, shucks, it’s nothing [...]

5 Newly Discovered Creatures That Will Haunt Your Nightmares

I often wake in a cold sweat, swiping at my arms and inside my ears frantically trying to scatter the insects crawling on my skin. These are my nightmares, invaded by creepy crawlers of all shapes and sizes. Perhaps it’s because my worst nightmares seem to be coming true. Recently in China, a woman found [...]

Library Shelves Catastrophe

Link Scroll down for today’s pictures & links. Library Shelves Catastrophe One of the best pranks we’ve ever seen! Impossible not to stare in utter stupefaction, if such a thing would ever happen to you in real life… Link Today’s pictures & links: Window into the World Not a framed picture! - (image credit: Jeremy Duguid) ———— Light-Hearted! “Light Painting” by Shawn Hoke: read more about [...]

DRB Pic-of-the-Day: Megastructure

This Abandoned Megastructure (Possibly a Spaceship) Breathes Mystery and Wonder This is the imaginary landscape by French 3D artist Quentin Mabelle: (image credit: Quentin Mabille) The larger resolution image is here. Also, you have to check out Quentin Mabille impressive vision of “The Mightiest Machine” – a mining behemoth easily the size of a skyscraper: (image credit: Quentin Mabille) [...]

Epic Launch Video

Link Scroll down for today’s pictures & links. Epic Launch Video Feel the raw power of “riding a controlled explosion into space” – watch this Space Shuttle Discovery launch in high-res and with loud audio. And if you want more, then watch this too. Link Now for those who want to savor all the details of launch from all possible [...]

Hamburger with 1,050 Strips of Bacon

RocketNews24 writes, “This is all your fault, America.” I wish. If only we could claim credit for this culinary marvel! Alas, that honor goes to a Burger King in Japan. It recently began offering customers fifteen strips of bacon on their Whoppers for 100 yen. The enterprising (and appropriately reverent) Mr. Sato saw an opportunity. He [...]