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  • December 27, 2014
    This is a short video from Ukraine of a 16-story building being demolished. Except it doesn't actually get demolished, it just adopts a serious gangsta lean. Obviously, of all the places you'd expect to see a building demolition go wrong, it's Ukraine or Russia. I'm still no... / Continue →
  • July 10, 2014
    Note: Slightly larger version HERE in case you want to experience the wrath of God in higher def. This is a shot of lightning striking Chicago's three tallest buildings (the Willis Tower, Trump Tower and John Hancock Building) simultaneously on the evening of June 30th, 2014. ... / Continue →
  • December 12, 2013
    This is the series of Batman graffiti that Redditor sneakylawyer (aren't they all?) found while "urban exploring" (read: smoking weed in abandoned buildings) around Belgium. Apparently all the murals were painted by a guy named Pete. Although I suppose we can't rule out the p... / Continue →
  • October 30, 2013
    This is the Christian Science Church at 2nd and Highland in Dixon (it was meant to be), Illinois, as seen from above in Google Maps. It looks like a sad little pecker. But, when the image is rotated 180-degrees... BONER-CITY, USA. Now only if there was a vagina shaped roll... / Continue →
  • October 4, 2013
    Because some people still dare to dream, a group of Doctor Who fans have created a petition to have the Empire State Building be lit 'TARDIS blue' (technically just regular-blue) to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the series on November 23rd, when we'll all gather around our ... / Continue →
  • August 17, 2012
    This is a 1.8-million LEGO block build of a futuristic version of Japan's skyline. Over 5,000 children gathered at six different centers across the country to participate in the project, and all the buildings were brought to Tokyo and connected into a giant map of Japan. Pret... / Continue →
  • April 9, 2012
    This is a small gallery of some of the world's tallest skyscrapers (plus some other buildings) built out of 15.5-million LEGO bricks by Adam Reed Tucker, one of the world's eleven LEGO Certified Professionals. I'm not sure what it takes to become a certified professional, but ... / Continue →
  • May 21, 2010
    Then they'd look like this ya little dum dum! Hit the jump for PS3 and NES buildings, all of which are from artist/photographer Joseph Ford's collection, If I Were President . And while the nation is definitely in need of some console-shaped buildings, I can't help but feel ... / Continue →
  • March 2, 2010
    This is a painting on a roof as seen in Google Maps. It looks like melted chocolate except it's really just paint. But I would lick it anyways just to make sure. It was the brainchild of artist Molly Dilworth, who wants to paint shit on the tops of all kinds of buildings so ... / Continue →
  • November 17, 2009
    Well folks, this just goes to show you can only dangle from rooftops staring into women's bedroom windows for so long before the boys in blue take notice. For shame, Spidey, for shame. And, on a completely and totally unrelated note that has absolutely nothing to do with this... / Continue →
  • November 11, 2009
    D-Barcode is a Japanese firm that will design your barcode to look cooler than the standard bunch of lines. These are some examples of their work. But it doesn't come cheap! And, despite what you may have read above the urinal, neither do I. It can be pretty pricey, though:... / Continue →
  • September 11, 2009
    This is a picture of the World Trade Center after the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001, taken by current commander of the International Space Station at the time, Frank Culbertson. Damn, has it really been eight years? Remember. The World Trade Center Terrorist Attac... / Continue →
  • May 21, 2009
    LEGO has just released the first two of six sets in an 'Architecture' series celebrating the iconic work of Frank Lloyd Wright. Also, I have been to Fallingwater. So yeah, put that in your Guggenheim and smoke it. The release of the LEGO structures coincides with the real Gu... / Continue →
  • December 17, 2008
    Remember the Lord of the Rings candy battle? Yeah, those orcs looked freaking yummy. Well here comes another sweet (!) gallery, this time of all gingerbread geekery. There's something for everyone, so hit the jump for a bunch more deliciousness. Then get inspired and make y... / Continue →
  • August 21, 2008
    First LEGO, and now cards. Bryan Berg, the world record cardstacker, recreated the Beijing Olympic Village using over 140,000 playing cards. Nice, Bryan, but let's put those cardstacking skills to real use and cheat some girls at strip poker! What do you mean you don't want ... / Continue →
  • August 21, 2008
    French-American artist Douglas Edric "Asshat" Stanely "Steamer" has this game on display right now at the '08 Games Convention in Leipzig, Germany. Stanely says that the exhibit is an update of one he created in September 2001. This time the exhibit is much larger, includes mu... / Continue →
  • August 20, 2008
    Back by popular demand, more stunning Dubai photography from David Hobcote. This batch includes several photos of the main city, along with some of the progress on The World Islands. Just stunning -- really makes me want to take a helicopter up and see what my town looks like... / Continue →
  • August 14, 2008
    This is a scale model of what Shanghai will look like in 2020 if they complete all the buildings slated to be up by that time. The model takes up over 1,000 square feet and resides on the third floor of the Shanghai Urban Planning Museum. Pretty impressive Shanghai, but I com... / Continue →
  • July 16, 2008
    This is how not to use a drive-through ATM. Now I hate to sound sexist or anything, but this is quite clearly a woman's doing. So what if the only people in the truck were a guy and his 10-year old son? His wife probably demanded some cash before allowing them to leave on t... / Continue →
  • July 8, 2008
    Look around. See any flames? Take a whiff. Does it smell like smoke? Take your iPod's earbuds out. Is there a fire-alarm blaring? If so, strap on the Wizard safety pack, attach the end of the lifeline to something sturdy (no, not your computer monitor) and then dive out a... / Continue →