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Recycled Tire Coffee Table

It’s the perfect living room piece for the gearhead in your family. Instructables member bigern00 drilled holes for three wooden legs, then added shaped plywood supports and a wooden top to make this table a sturdy, durable structure. Link

13 Disturbing Works of Art by Female Artists

After we posted 13 Disturbing Pieces of Art from History, several readers pointed out that none of the works were created by female artists. So, here are 13 more disturbing pieces of art, and they’re all created by women. 1. Artemesia Gentileschi – Judith and her Maidservant The most remarked-upon absence from the previous list was [...]

What If The X-Men Starred In Star Wars?

Reimaginings and crossovers involving popular characters and licenses are a dime a dozen, but when someone creates a piece as awesome as this X-Men starring in Star Wars poster by Rey Arzeno it must be shared. This piece looks less like a movie poster and more like the cover of an awesome comic book series from [...]

Kid Discovers $65,000 Whale Poop

Ambergris used to be used in all sorts of things: perfume, magic potions, cigarettes. It’s even rumored to be an aphrodisiac, albeit an expensive one. That’s because ambergris is only produced in the intestinal tracts of whales, and getting your hands on it can be difficult. But one lucky(?) kid stumbled across a small fortune’s [...]

What Are “Dibs”?

Everyone wants dibs (such as “I’ve got dibs on that last piece of pizza!”) but do we know what they are or why we call them? Chances are you first started calling dibs back when you were a kid on the playground. Coincidentally, the playground is exactly where the phrase is believed to have [...]

13 Disturbing Pieces of Art from History

The media gets a lot of criticism for violent and disturbing imagery. Movies, TV, video games, tabletop RPGs, comic books, and various other things have all gone through periods where they’re blamed for exposing children to dark and unsettling things. What people forget is that the media of yesterday — fine art specifically — were [...]

Spot The Skull In These Optical Illusion Artworks

These black and white illustrations by Istvan Orosz are masterpieces in their own right, but the fact that there is a skull hidden in each piece makes them an optical delight! If you’re having trouble finding the skull try looking at a smaller sized version of each piece and the grinning face of death should be [...]

Picasso’s Guernica, Starring the X-Men

What would Picasso do to get back in the spotlight if he were alive today? Why, add the Uncanny X-Men to his classic mural Guernica,  of course! This piece was created by Cynthia Rodgers for the Comic Book Resources contest The Line Is Drawn, where contributors were asked to imagine radical re-designs for classic comic book [...]

Now That’s One Good Looking Steampunk Bike

I’m not sure if you’re supposed to call this a bicycle or a tricycle, since it has two wheels in the back; regardless, it is one beautiful piece of vehicular art.   Created by Roger Wood of Klockwerks, it was made for a show involving kinetic sculptures, and it’s safe to say that his Steampunk bike was [...]

Turning Coffee Stains Into Art

If you ever thought your table cloth was ruined and worthless after someone left a nasty coffee cup stain on it, then you need to meet Jay Chou. That’s because the artist knows how to take those annoying brown rings and turn them into something absolutely stunning. To complete the piece above, Chou has a saucer [...]