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Ditology: Fun Finger Pictures of Famous People

I pity the fool who doesn’t check out these playful finger images by Dito Von Tease. In his project Ditology, the Italian artist with the funny nom de plume (Dito means finger in Italian) [...]

Colorful Felt Collages By Jacopo Rosati

These cool felt collages are by Italian artist Jacopo Rosati, who understands the value of adding a bit of fuzzy warmth to his artworks. With works ranging from warm and fuzzy felt to slick, simple graphic design, taking a gander at Jacopo’s colorful works is a good way to brighten up your day! Link  –via Drawn

Beautifully Surreal Anatomical Art

These gorgeously inaccurate anatomical artworks are by Valerio Carrubba, an Italian artist with a penchant for combining images of what lies beneath the skin with the beauty of the natural world. His works are inspired by anatomical artists of the past, such as Jean Baptiste Marc Bourgery and Jacques Fabien Gautier d’Agoty, but he adds an interesting background [...]

Decorative (Fake) Books

Books make for great decorative touches around the house, no doubt. But as the Kindle Uprising advances, fewer and fewer print books are being sold and, hey, maybe someday you’ll need a great title to slip under the side table lamp and there will be no book. For this highly unlikely situation, Italian artist Emanuela [...]

Discovering Forgotten Artifacts Worth Millions

About a month ago, I shared the story of a family discovering what is likely a lost Michelangelo painting that could be worth up to $300 million. Then Colin told you about the brother and sister who discovered a family vase worth $69 million. Just to show that this sort of thing is more common [...]

Prisencolinensinainciusol

(YouTube link) The song is called Prisencolinensinainciusol, written by Italian artist Adriano Celentano in 1972. Recorded by Celentano and Raffaella Carrà in an American accent, it sounds like it should be English, but the lyrics are pure gibberish. Link -via Metafilter

Lrry, A Fire Breathing Robo-Beast

Italian artist Lyle Rowell rides slowly on a 1,900 pound mechanical animal that breathes fire! It walks on two front legs and rolls on two back wheels. He calls it Lrry. The contraption is the product of four months of Rowell “crawling around in the scrap and dirt” to gather parts that he liked. He took [...]