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A Man's Model Train Hobby Becomes An Artistic Obsession In This Quirky Short Doc

Video: There are hobbies, and then there are lifelong obsessions. Andrew Wilcox’s short documentary Some Kind of Quest introduces us to Northlandz, an astonishingly detailed model-train installation that sprawls across 4830 square metres — and to Bruce Zaccagnino, the man who dreamed it into reality.


Power-Up Your Walls With This Super Mario Bros. Level 1-1 Poster Set 

It’s considered to be one of the most perfectly designed video game levels of all time because it introduces players to new gameplay concepts without an instruction manual. And if you have fond memories of Super Mario Bros.‘ Level 1-1 (who doesn’t?) you can now immortalise it on your wall.


Arya Stark Becomes A Jedi In This Awesome Game Of Thrones-Star Wars Mash-Up

When it comes to popular franchises, Game of Thrones and Star Wars are definitely on the top tier. If you’ve ever wondered about a potential crossover between the two, look no further. One talented artist has illustrated a gorgeous series putting some of the biggest names on Game of Thrones into a galaxy far, far away.


Can You Name All 185 Movie Monsters On This Crazy Poster?

For the past six years, artist Alex Pardee has been revisiting his favourite monster movies. He’d watch them, sketch them and watercolour them — and the result is this incredible poster, featuring 185 different movie monsters all in one place.


This Spinning Illusion Is Obviously Some Sort Of Light Magic

Video: I don’t know how these tiny dancers got trapped inside this spinning zoetrope but it’s the only explanation I can come up with for this incredible light animation. Their movements are so smooth, and the shining light captures the grace of their dance so well that I’m sure some sort of magic has to be at play here.


Watch These Artists Forge Famous Paintings By Photoshopping Stock Photos Together

Ankur Patar is an artist with a talent for recreating famous paintings. His forgeries wouldn’t fool a child, let alone an art expert, but they’re still absolutely remarkable pieces of art unto themselves because they’re painstakingly assembled in Photoshop using nothing but stock photos.


Philly's Beautiful Plan To Fight Crime With Neon Murals

Just the presence of streetlights can deter criminal behaviour. A South Philadelphia neighbourhood is trying something a little more innovative than that — using neon-lit murals to not just brighten the footpath, but also turn the area into a destination.


Would You Spend $70,000 On This Slo Mo Guys Painting?

The Slo Mo Guys create some of the most YouTube-y videos out there. Their shtick involves shooting and smashing things and filming them in slow motion, which is what online videos are all about really (besides cats).


Humanity's Unwitting Alien Enslavement Has Never Looked More Adorable

Truck Torrence, better known as 100% Soft, has made a career of taking icons of pop culture and making them unbelievably, almost excruciatingly cute. After all, he’s the guy who made the Star Wars emoji that broke the internet that one time. But his homage to They Live may be his finest (and most adorable) work yet.


The Detail In This Apollo 11 Poster Is Almost As Amazing As The Trip Itself

Apollo 11 is the most famous space flight of all time, due to it being the trip that first brought human beings to the moon. Now, you can get a bit closer to what Neil Armstrong, Buzz Aldrin, and Michael Collins experienced back in July 1969.


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