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Toothpick Tour of San Francisco

This model of San Francisco was built using nothing more than toothpicks and Elmer’s glue. Scott Weaver used over 100,000 toothpicks and spent around 3000 hours over 34 years building the piece, which includes lots of famous landmarks and a few surprises. For a video and more details, read more at Geeks Are Sexy. Link

Life-Sized Human Model

Some assembly is required, so go get the glue. Artist Wayne Chisnall made a 12-piece kit model of himself entitled “And When I’m a Man.” It’ll be on display at the “States of Reverie” exhibit at the Scream Gallery in London starting on January 14. Link via Super Punch | Museum Website

Woman Mistakes Superglue for Eyedrops

It’s a classic but tragic mistake. Irmgard Holm of Phoenix, Arizona has several eye drop medications because of cataract surgery, but what she grabbed was a bottle of superglue. “The bottles are identical and I am not young anymore, but I am not senile,” says Holm. She tried washing the adhesive out, but the quick-drying glue did [...]

Paint Chip Mosaic

[YouTube - Link] Take 3,074 paint chips in 36 colours, a few glue guns and a bit of elbow grease. And what do you get? A cool mural, that’s what. Oh, and glue all over your clothes.  From the Upcoming ueue, submitted by spav.

This Dragon Is Made Entirely of Plastic Eating Utensils

Photo: ~toge-nyc deviantArt user ~toge-nyc created this dragon out of plastic forks, spoons, and knives held together with glue. It took him about 80 hours complete the project. If you check out his page, you can also see some pretty cool pen-and-ink drawings. Link via Geekologie

Glue Toilet Paper Dispenser

This toilet paper dispenser looks like a giant tube of glue! No need to squeeze this tube, just pull the toilet paper out. The back end is sealed with Velcro, so you can easily add more paper. Link -via Unique Daily