Submitted by Clayton B
LONDON - Trafalgar Square routinely serves as a stage for mimes, jugglers and other acts, but the tourist attraction drew an exceptionally curious crowd Tuesday when the shortest man who can walk met the woman with the longest legs.
He Pingping, of China, was born with a type of dwarfism. He, 20, stands precisely 2 feet 5.37 inches tall.
The pair met to publicize the release of “Guinness World Records 2009.” This year’s version of the popular book is due out Wednesday. (more…)
And it’s found in Austin! Some New Yorker writer (Hendrik Hertzberg I think) got lucky on a recent visit to the wild city and was able to ride the coolest taxi ever! The Land Yacht bills itself as the city’s only rock ‘n’ roll taxi. And as you can see in the photo, it has lots of gear for a rock party. Inside a taxi?? You betcha! Here’s the description from the cab’s website:
So much BASS it’ll shake yer @ss right outta the seat! Music Videos playin from 4 honkin big video screens right up in your face. Oh, did I mention that you get to CHOOSE the Music Videos you wanna watch?
And what runs all of this? It ain’t yer garden variety little dvd player in ‘da dash. Full computer setup right in the cab means I can do just about anything you can do with a computer! Over 2 teraBytes of hard drives means I gotz plenty of space for over 15,000 High Quality music videos available at your fingertips!
The cliche is that “one man’s trash is another man’s treasure” but the author of that phrase probably never realized how strangely true it could turn out to be. In today’s world of weird and amazing art some of the most compelling and creative works have been born out of the simplest and most abundant of materials: garbage. These seven trash-obsessed artists may have had a similar starting point but have managed to create an inspiring variety of art from abandoned refuse. (more…)
Yes, all the photos in this post are CAKES! The spaghetti and meatballs one sure looks real, and so delicious to me! Perfect with a can of Pepsi, hehe! The cakes were made by Zhanna Zubova, a talented Russian artist. Enjoy! =)
Nicolasa the cat rides a wave with Peruvian surfer Domingo Pianezzi at San Bartolo beach in Lima Jan. 31.
A couple sit in in a room at an ice hotel in Shimukappu, Japan, Feb. 6. For about $140, couples can make like meat in a locker there overnight.
When I was a kid, my siblings annoy each other by flicking food across the dinner table. And now, 20 years later, the perfect food launcher is born! Presenting the ZING! It’s a spoon attached to a springy handle — perfect for launching that odd piece of vegetables to your pesky sibling!