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You know how people sometimes put a quarter into a picture with another object to show its size? What if you had a really, really big coin for that purpose? The Norwegian design studio Skrekk√łgle makes (and sells) giant coins so that you can make everyday objects look like miniatures! Link | Artist’s site -via [...]

Miniature Urban Sculpture by Alan Wolfson

Canal St. Cross-Section (2009-2010) What’s that giant quarter doing in the Canal Street subway station? Actually, the entire diorama is a realistic miniature urban sculpture by Alan Wolfson. It took him 18 months from start to finish, but the result is simply amazing. Check out the rest of his fantastic miniature sculptures here: Link – via Nerdcore

Elspeth Beard, Motorcycle Mama

A quarter of a century ago Elspeth Beard rode around the world on a used 1974 R 60/6 flat-twin that had 30,000 miles on it before the trip began. The twenty-four year old Elspeth began her journey in New York. She had several accidents, her things were stolen, and she got hepatitis and dysentery before [...]