Sony’s Iconic PlayStation Shapes Take Over London Tube Station for UK PS5 Launch

Alex Davidson/Getty Images Sony has taken over Oxford Circus Tube station in London to mark the launch of the PS5 in the UK. The marketing stunt will last for 48 hours at Oxford Circus, and sees the Tube station rebranded with PlayStation shapes throughout. The walls of the tube station have changed, alongside the decorative roundels for the four station entrances at street level. h/t: theverge...

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Google Maps Gives Bird’s Eye View of Phallic Field on Prince Edward Island in Canada

A Stratford, Prince Edward Island, property owner has taken manscaping to a whole new level. Jamie Rix cut part of an overgrown soybean field into the shape of a 243-metre penis, now captured on Google Maps in all its glory. Rix said started as an innocent crop circle about 18 months ago. “Then I made a longer cut so I could drive down toward the end of the thing and then it started to take shape...

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Hungarian Artist Creates Detailed Steampunk Spiders Out of Various Mechanical Parts

Hungarian artist Peter Szucsy has a very unusual yet fascinating hobby – he assembles all kinds of mechanical parts from vintage watches, cameras, and medical equipment into intricate steampunk spider sculptures. More: Peter Szucsy, Instagram, Facebook h/t: odditycentral Peter Szucsy has worked as an art director, creating all kinds of virtual creatures and monsters for video games, but one day he...

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Artist Barbara Franc Creates Gorgeous Animal Sculptures

Animals are a magnificent force of nature, guided by instinct and intelligence. With all the beauty and variety they offer, it’s no surprise that the animal kingdom has been a long-standing source of inspiration for all kinds of artists, from story-tellers to sculptors. Barbara Franc is one such sculptor. Based out of London, Franc uses the power of recycling to bring out the magnificence of many...

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The Superb ‘Stillness in Motion’ Sculpture by Olga Ziemska

Stillness in Motion: The Matka Series is an ongoing body of sculptures by Polish artist Olga Ziemska. To date, the artist has installed several of these sculptures in various places including: The Centre of Polish Sculpture in Oronsko, Poland; The Daejeon Museum of Art in South Korea; and even an art festival in Romania. “The body of work explores the concept of place. In this ongoing series I use...

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Gta-Style Supermarket: San Andreas Opens in Ukraine

The supermarket chain Silpo has designed a new store in the style of GTA: San Andreas. The department signs are written in a font similar to the typography of the game by Rockstar Games, and themed images are placed in the stands. Company officials noted the Venice Beach-style store opened and shared photos of the premises on the official Facebook group. The popular Los Angeles beach in GTA is...

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Cyberpunk Kimono Fashion Hits the Streets of Akihabara, Complete with Neon Sign Obi

Some of the best places in Tokyo to get that cyberpunk feel are Shinjuku and Akihabara, where walls of lights and multi-storey tech stores vie for your attention. The only thing missing from the landscape is people dressed in futuristic gear, but one cyber head is here to help with that, creating a new look that fits in with the lights of the city, in the form of a “backpack” containing a neon...

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Real-Life Orc: Brazilian Tattoo Artist Has Giant Tusks Implanted to Resemble Fictional Creature

A 41-year-old tattoo artist and body modification enthusiast who calls himself Orc had two giant fake tusks fitted onto his bottom row of teeth, in an attempt to make himself look like a real-life orc. Orc, who hails from the Brazilian town of Iguatemi, in Mato Grosso do Sul, got his first tattoo at the age of 15, and has since developed a passion for tattoos and body modifications...

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“Star Wars: Knitting the Galaxy”: The Official Star Wars Knitting Pattern Book

tanisknits Featuring 25 projects based on George Lucas’s epic film saga, Star Wars Knitting is the ultimate guide to creating stunning projects inspired by Luke Skywalker, Darth Vader, Rey, and a whole host of droids, ships, and aliens from a galaxy far, far away. More: Amazon h/t: laughingsquid tanisknits Bring the power of the Force to your needles with the first official Star Wars knitting...

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Giant Optical Illusion Transforms A Street In Montreal Into Wavy Sand Dunes

Raphaël Thibodeau In Star Wars, Obi-Wan Kenobi once said “Your eyes can deceive you, don’t trust them.” And it seems that nothing represents that as well as the artwork “Moving Dunes” created by the Canadian architecture firm NÓS. The dunes bend the viewer’s perspective in such a way that it forms a deceptive path mimicking patterns you’d see on sand in a desert. The huge chrome spheres add to the...

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