These licorice portraits look good enough to eat. Artist Jason Mercier is known for his celebrity mosaics made of candy, food, pills and make up and even celebrity's own junk. For his latest project, called 'Licorice Flix: Edible Movie Mosaics,' he took scenes from some of his favorite movies and recreated them with pieces of black and red licorice in startling detail.
The internet is populated with amateur scientists who test the limits of what you can put in a blender, what happens when you mix Diet Coke and Mentos and now, what a cinderblock does to a running washing machine.
Our country would look pretty different if it weren't for the defeat of General Frankenstein at Bunker Hill or Metallo the mechanical man's passages in the Declaration of Independence. At least thats the way these events occur in artist Matthew Buchholz's 'Alternate Histories' poster series.
You no longer need to go all the way to Cloud City to see Han Solo forever frozen in carbonite, now that the brilliant minds at ThinkGeek have created an ice cube tray that makes tiny replicas of the famous image from 'The Empire Strikes Back.' Plop little Hansicles to in your drink! Make chocolate Han molds and give them to your own Princess Leia!
We all know that Apple was founded when Steve Jobs took a technicolor trip through a forest and was bonked on the head with a Newtonian Apple logo of inspiration, before going on to literally give birth to a bulky Macintosh computer. Well, that's how Taiwanese animation team Next Media Animation remembers it at least.
What if, instead of being bitten by a radioactive spider that gave him superhuman abilities, Spiderman was just some regular powerless guy who dressed up in a red and blue costume with silly string cans? Of course, since he wouldn't be able to fight crime, he would have to wreak havoc on the unassuming citizenry.
That might sound a bit too permanent, but that's exactly what Jonathan Berg of Brooklyn got on his torso the day after the quake. Tattoo artist Joe Khay of Citizen Ink in Sheepshead Bay, Brooklyn originally advertised the tattoo he designed as a joke on Facebook, but people actually ended up taking him up on the offer.
The best part about winning computer solitaire is the flurry of cards that fills the screen after making the final move. Lars Marcus Vedeler and Theo Tveteras of experimental design team skrekkogle have now translated this iconic moment into a physical 3D sculpture of the jumping cards.
It's not just a funny title -- 'The Worst Movie EVER' might actually be the worst movie ever. After opening in one theater in Los Angeles, the movie grossed $11, making it the lowest grossing film of all time.
John Taylor secured his rightful spot in metal heaven when he recently broke the record for world's fastest guitar playing. He clocked in at at 600 BPM (Beats Per Minute), almost twice the speed of the original record holder, Tiago Della Vega.
It's bad enough having to swat away a single bug, but an entire swarm? If you're anywhere near the Missouri River that's just something you might have to contend with – these "bugnadoes" form in areas with high volumes of water, particularly after flooding has occurred.
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