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Top 10 Photoshop Disasters of 2012

Well, this model’s hair isn’t good enough to keep, but it’s late, and maybe I’ll fix the rest tomorrow. Or never. See the rest of the year’s most egregious image manipulations at Photoshop Disasters. Link See also: Top 10 Photoshop Disasters of 2011

The Disneyland Haunted Mansion Gingerbread House

Ray Keim made a paper model kit of the Haunted Mansion and some seriously skilled gingerbread craftsmen took his plans and converted them into this amazingly detailed gingerbread house. I think this one certainly falls under the category of too pretty to eat. Link Via BoingBoing

Anatomical Wax Model Cake

Oh no, this cake is NOT created to look like a skinned human head. It’s modeled to look like a wax model used in anatomy classes. It just LOOKS like a skinned human head! Conjurer’s Kitchen contributed this cake to the Eat Your Heart Out event. The model is from the La Specola (Florence) museum [...]

The Ladies of Warhol, Picasso and Lichtenstein in Real Life

Here’s model Megan Fay, appearing as Andy Warhol’s iconic Marilyn Monroe, with two other models dressed and painted to look like works by Pablo Picasso and Roy Lichtenstein. They were decorated this way for a Halloween event by the fashion company American Apparel. Link -via Super Punch

5 Questions: Pirates of Penzance

This is the very model of the modern mentalfloss.com 5 Questions quiz: Pirates of Penzance

I Am The Very Model of an Amateur Grammarian

Tom Freeman of The Stroppy Editor took the Major-General’s Song from the Pirates of Penzance by Gilbert and Sullivan and adapted it to suit the modern swashbuckling world of grammar nazism: I am the [...]

Aston Martin DRB1 "Airfix" Kit

If you love playing with the Airfix scale model kits, you’ll love this: a life-size “kit” of the 1959 Aston Martin DBR1 by Evanta Motor Co. Gorgeous! Link – via Get Addicted To

Animatronic Hillbilly Band

Due to “changed business model,” the animatronic hillbilly band seen here is for sale. They move mechanically in synch with a music CD. You can see the band in action at YouTube. All four musicians can be yours for $5,000 at eBay. The fake porch is extra, pickup only. Link -via Metafilter

Count the Photoshop Disasters

The model is lovely, but everything around her is a mess! I don’t know how many actual Photoshop mistakes this image has because they seem to run into each other, but it’s fun looking for them all. Learn more about it at Photoshop Disasters. Link

The Saga of Evelyn Nesbit

Evelyn Nesbit was a teenager who became a superstar model in the Victorian era. She was seduced and/or raped by at least two wealthy and famous men who were old enough to be her father or even grandfather. She married one of them, who was so insanely jealous of the other that he shot the [...]