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Bees producing blue and green honey

Residue from a sweets factory is believed to be responsible for nearby bees producing coloured honey. Beekeepers in the Ribeauville area of France bec…

Radiator Lounge Chair

The CNC Music Factory, an art collective, won first prize at the Seattle Design Jam for this lounge chair made from old cast iron radiators. They promise, “It’s not as uncomfortable as it looks.” Link -via Inhabitat

5 Great Big Abandoned Buildings

The bigger they are, the harder they are to keep up, tear down, or reclaim. Urban Ghosts looks at very large abandoned buildings around the world, including a factory, a mansion, skyscraper housing, a church, and an office complex. Shown here is Chateau de Noisy in Belgium, which has been a home, a Nazi facility, [...]

Christian fired for refusing to wear ‘666′

A factory worker was fired from his job for refusing to wear a ‘666′ sticker believing he’d go to hell. Billy E. Hyatt was fired from a plastics facto…

For 33¢, This Sandwich Seems Like a Bargain

It’s noteworthy that the sandwich factory put a lot of effort into cheating customers a small amount. It seems like a metaphor for so much in life. Link -via That’s Nerdalicious!

Remixed Images of Haunted House Photos

Pictures of scared guests from the Nightmares Fear Factory have been sweeping the net lately, but how many pictures of scared people can you really look at? Fortunately, some people have been taking to remixing the images and the results are hilarious. Link

A Simple Solution

In some cases, reliance on modern technology makes things more complicated and more expensive than a low-tech approach. The folks preparing for an election found that a short stack of paper worked as well as 30 laptop computers -and cost a lot less. That reminds us of the story of the toothpaste factory that had [...]

The Cement Factory

In 1973, architect Ricardo Bofill bought an abandoned cement factory in Barcelona and converted it to use as his business offices, creative studio, and home. He spent two years remodeling: tearing down some buildings, converting others, and leaving some of the original equipment in place for its charm. The result is an inspiring and overwhelmingly [...]

Fan-Made Transformer Sculptures

Yang Junlin of Huizhou, China, loves Transformers so much that he opened his own “Legend of Iron” factory to produce his own robots out of old car parts: A year later, Yang Junlin opened his own factory, Legend of Iron, and hired over 10 workers to help him realize his dream of building cool robot sculptures. [...]

The LEGO Factory

(YouTube link) A group of Swedish students have built a fully automated factory out of LEGO. This is the result of a bachelor thesis made by a group of students at Chalmers University of Technology in 2010. The result is a development of “Minifabriken 2009″. The whole factory is programmed in Matlab and it starts just by [...]