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Life Imitates Mr. Bean: Amateur "Restoration" of 100-Year-Old Fresco

It’s life imitating Mr. Bean: The Ultimate Disaster Movie , where the hapless hero unwittingly destroyedWhistler’s Mother. Here’s the story of how a woman decided to "restore" [...]

Avoiding Traffic Jams

LinkScroll down for today’s pictures & links. Avoiding Traffic Jams … in Russia (highly dangerous and illegal, of course). See another method in this video. Link Today’s pictures & links: Getting some adrenaline in Switzerland: (image via) ———— Interesting Concepts for Duesenberg by Virgil Exner, circa 1964 These renderings were done by Ross Cousins, best known for Cadillac brochure and print advertising: (images via) Second image [...]

Link Latte 163

#163 – Week of August 15, 2011 Perseid Meteors Sound Like Aliens – [wow space] Best nano-scale images: micro-canyon – [photos] Self-Assembling Mini-Robots Do Things… – [what's next?] Mormon Polygamists: Wild Lifestyle, more – [fascinating] Apple’s New Futuristic Headquarters – [infinite loop] Incredible Slackwire Stunt Pic – [wow photo] Hubble: Dazzling Necklace Nebula – [wow space] Radical Water Cube Pavilion – [architecture] Everyday Disasters: [...]

Minimalist British TV Posters

<p><noscript><img class=”aligncenter size-full wp-image-50730″ title=”450_Mr” src=”” alt=”" width=”450″ height=”637″/></noscript></p> <p>Stefanos Birbotsukis posted a series of eight minimalist posters for several British TV series. It took a while for Alex to figure out this Mr. Bean poster -and I still haven’t, but I haven’t seen much British TV, either. He also has posters for <em>Doctor Who, Coupling, [...]

Who’s Bad?

(vimeo link) It’s a ridiculous game of one-upmanship between Michael Jackson and Mr. Bean! Patrick Boivin directed this stop-motion animation from Pascal Blais Studios. -via Laughing Squid

Automotive Madness (Funny Pics)

“QUANTUM SHOT” #690Link – article by Avi Abrams Extraordinary (Idiotic) Drivers and Their Magnificent Machines Most of these cars and their lucky owners are from Russia and Eastern Europe… Not that in “Soviet (or post-Soviet) Russia the car gets to own YOU”, but perhaps because the people are more desperate to use whatever they got to keep [...]

Living Room

(vimeo link) A Dutch art duo by the name of Mr. Bean created a white room to project colors, patterns, and textures upon. Two projectors produce the changes in the walls, carpet, and furniture. Link -via reddit