Lucky Cat Underwear Will Bring Good Fortune To Your Crotch

If you’ve traveled enough around Japan, you’ve likely spotted the ceramic figures of the ‘maneki neko’ (beckoning cat), a Japanese good luck charm that is said to bring good fortune and prosperity to its owner. Shop owners often display one at the front of their business, as the upraised paw moving in a beckoning motion is believed to summon good fortune.

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The LSD Archive At The Institute Of Illegal Images

On October 6, 1966 (aka ‘The Day of the Beast’ in psychedelic circles) California banned the possession of LSD. Two years later the law went nationwide. Mark McCloud did as anyone of vision might: he began buying loads of blotters, sheets of paper infused with LSD, for consumption. Eventually his San Francisco home filled with thousands of LSD tabs. Over time the acid broke down. So now the framed...

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15 Astonishing Sculptures That Turn Reality Inside Out

1. A Venice Biennale sculpture by Lorenzo Quinn depicts dramatic hands emerging from the Grand Canal and trying to save Venice from drowning. The sculpture was meant to attract more attention to the problem of climate change. View this post on Instagram Yes!…so happy to say mission accomplished. SUPPORT in Venice to support this wonder of city that is threatened by climate change.

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Colossal Snow And Ice Sculptures Of The 2019 Harbin International Snow Sculpture Art Expo

Tao Zhang/Getty Images As the birthplace of China’s ice and snow sculpture art and the first of its kind in China, Harbin Sun Island International Snow Sculpture Art Expo is an important part of the Harbin Ice and Snow Festival as well as one of the hottest attractions of Harbin tour. Charactered by a long exhibition period (60-70 days), high quality, new content, large scale and a lot of...

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‘Stranger Things’-Themed Candies Come In Packaging Designs Fans Will Adore

Stranger Things Gummy Letters Box While you await Stranger Things 3, scheduled to debut this summer, IT’SUGAR has released a collection of confectionary based on the popular Netflix series that fans will love. “Spell out your messages to the Upside Down with our Stranger Things Gummy Letters. We love creepy Christmas lights as much as the other guys, but when it comes to communicating with...

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The Story Behind John Lennon’s Psychedelic Rolls-Royce Phantom V

Only 517 Rolls-Royce Phantom Vs were manufactured. It was an ultra-exclusive car, weighing 2.5 tonnes with a 3.6-metre wheelbase and the same 6.2L V8 engine as the Rolls-Royce Silver Cloud II. The British Crown owned two of them, ridden by Queen Elizabeth II and the Queen Mother. However, even they are outshone by the car’s most famous owner: John Lennon of the Beatles. John Lennon bought a 1964...

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A Flight Inspired Art Installation For The San Diego International Airport

Artist Mark Reigelman II has designed three permanent site-specific installations at San Diego International Airport, made from screens that showcase various plane designs. Working together with the airport staff from the Arts Program and Design & Construction department, and San Diego Air and Space Museum, the artist came up with a design that represented the local aeronautic history.

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Embarrassing Design Mistakes You Won’t Believe Actually Happened

Pretty Sure He’s Using It Wrong source Some ideas look better on paper than they do in real life. Some are questionable even on paper, but there is no one there to double-check them. At least it seems that way when looking at these product design fails that are too ridiculous not to laugh. From unfortunately shaped popsicles, to the menacing looking fountain filled with crimson-colored water – the...

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These Themed Christmas Trees Are Made From Old Magazines

CAR magazine This year we didn’t want to buy more crappy plastic Christmas decorations, so we decided to make our own. We collected all of our magazines and started folding them to turn them into paper cones. For every magazine, we came up with a theme, that fitted the identity of the magazine. We started with the DoubleD Christmas tree, made from a Playboy magazine. It was so much fun coming up...

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Artist Saša Aleksandar Creates Fantastic Fashion Masks Entirely Made Of Paper

Saša is not a designer, nor a cook, yet he loves to design and eat. He works across multiple disciplines including textile design, illustration and graphic design. He established Saša Design in Tokyo where he lived from 2004 to 2010 and this is where he started creating his wondrous paper masks. Recently he started showing disgust with everything digital for kids and is working on getting kids...

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