You know, sometimes you come across something that really makes you appreciate human ingenuity and dedication to a project. This isn't one of those.
What you're looking at it is a 17,000 push-pin mosaic mural, a product of three revisions and a total of two and a half semesters of work. The final revision took a whopping two months of work by the CIS Student Association at the University of the Fraser Valley, and it's currently sitting in the Student Computing Center over there.
17,000 push-pins, wow -- impressive work! And, whether you like the piece or not, I think we can all agree that these kids should be expelled for ganking office supplies.
Hit the jump for several more of the craziness (including an in-progress shot), along with a link to the Flickr gallery.
Fraser Valley students stick it to Mario 3 [thetanooki]
Thanks to Mark, Laurel, and Marcus, who don't steal office supplies. Except pens and Post-Its, because, honestly, who can resist those?
Flickr user tastypaints.com has a dream. A dream about what Mortal Kombat-style fatalities would look like in oldschool, 8-bit games. Nice, tastypaints (I'll keep him occupied, you call the nuthouse).
Before Mortal Kombat, violence in video games was largely unheard of or ... / Continue →
'Ghost in the Machine' is a series of artwork by Flickr user iri5 that uses old cassette tapes (or film) to create the likenesses of famous musicians/actors. Pretty clever. Not as clever as jumping off the top of the apartment building with a parachute fashioned from a 13-ga... / Continue →
Note: Video is after the jump because this isn't a f***ing rave (unless you have some rolls, in which case let me grab my pacifier and turn on Winamp's visualizer).
This is a video of several college freshman emptying 32 glowsticks into the back of a dorm toilet and then flush... / Continue →