The bigger versions in Paris are actually a promotion by DesignPack Gallery to push these home models out (and to spread the word on recycling, of course). The message is to collect bottles and re-use them in unique ways, like making Christmas trees.
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Video. The Battle of the Bastards in Game of Thrones was one of the best battle sequences seen in TV or even film, and a lot of it had to do with the set up, the show's characters and how Game of Thrones incorporated stunning practical effects. But even more probably had to do with how excellent the special effects were. Here's Iloura's reel showing off all the spectacular visual effects that went into the battle. You can see how a giant gets on the field of battle, how digital horses are sent to induce chaos and how a hundred extras can look like thousands.
An algorithm that predicts bestselling books has awarded a perfect score to The Circle by Dave Eggers, a book that just so happens to be a dystopian satire of life in Silicon Valley. Hmm.