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24% DESEMPLEADOS

Artist ABOVE was invited to Zaragoza, Spain, to paint at the 7th annual international art festival ASALTO. This is the result: a 120 foot long wall painting titled 24% DESEMPLEADOS (translation: 24% UNEMPLOYED) Spain is [...]

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" [...]

Neighborhood in Spain Names Streets after Video Games

A housing development in Zaragoza, Spain, will name its streets after classic video games. Last Saturday, residents dubbed one road “Avenida de Super Mario Bros.”: Other planned roads in the neighborhood include streets named for “Sonic the Hedgehog,” “Space Invaders” and “The Legend of Zelda.” Video games won out over more traditional options in an online poll [...]