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This Amazingly Cool Model Bridge Was Made By Year 3 Student

Video: OK, so he had a lot of help from his dad, but this Year 3 student’s school project — a wooden model of the Steel Bridge in Portland — is totally awesome. It has all the moving parts of the real bridge; both the lower and upper decks can be lifted to make way for boats on the river.


This Paper Plane Model Of An Airbus A380 Is So Ridiculously Detailed

Video: Singapore Airlines got artist Luca Iaconi-Stewart to build a paper model aeroplane of one of their Airbus A380s and it’s so impressively detailed that all the tiny paper seats on the model aeroplane can do everything that the real life version can do in real life. We see how Economy seats compare to Premium Economy, check out the life of Business Class and First Class and get our only sniff at the Suites of Singapore Airlines.


This 11km-Wide Solar System Model Built To Scale On A Dry Lakebed Is Simply Incredible

Video I’m at a loss for words. This project and accompanying short film, To Scale: The Solar System by Wylie Overstreet and Alex Gorosh, is so incredibly awe-inspiring and so beautifully executed, that it will make me dream of the cosmos tonight (maybe every night). The premise is simple: to build a solar system model to scale. The result, done on an empty 11km stretch on a dry lakebed in Nevada, is just awesome.


Watch A Woman Show What 100 Years Of Beauty Looks Like In 1 Minute

Video: Different eras have different definitions of beauty. A look in the early 1900s can fall out of favour a few years down the road or maybe inspire a style decades later. Cut Video made this video that shows a model getting her and make up done to show what beautiful meant from 1910 to 2010.


A Day In The Unusual Life Of A Professional Amazon Model

“Amazon Amanda”, who stands 190cm tall, discusses her life and work in a subculture where men will pay to be squished, crushed, wrestled or just be seen in public with a super-sized women. It is an unusual world, but it’s definitely one where underground comic artist Robert Crumb would feel completely happy.

Amanda says that nothing sexual ever happens with her clients, but she does get some unusual requests — including once being asked to crush a terminally ill client to death so that he would die happy.


This Must Be The Coolest City Model Ever Made

Chris Burden says his amazing Metropolis II — a gigantic retrofuturistic city model where thousands of slot cars race forever — is not just a city model. Of course it’s not. It’s a goddamn amazing jesuschrist look at that city model. It looks glorious in this short by Henry & Rel.


This May Be The Coolest Toy In The World

Believe it or not, this guy is not human. It’s part of what may be the coolest toy in the world, which costs as much as a car.


This Is What The Universe Would Look Like If It Were A Tiny Model

The observable Universe is a 92-billion-light-year sphere — a place so big that it’s impossible to imagine its dimensions. But what if the Universe were as small as a scale model train? Then the Horsehead Nebula would look something like the above.


Beautiful Woman In Bikini Turns Into Santa Claus In Reverse Photoshop

Well played. Ad agency Victors & Spoils poked fun of mass media’s tendency to turn normal humans into plastic Barbie and Ken dolls through their abuse of Photoshop by, well, using Photoshop in reverse. That is, they took a viral photo of a girl in a bikini that had been heavily altered and added more alterations to the original alterations to transform the skinny Barbie into a fat Santa Claus. The power of Photoshop swings both ways.


Elaborate Buddhist Temple Made From Discarded Cardboard Boxes

And you thought breaking down your cardboard boxes for recycling was creative — Japanese gamer and amateur modeller Upuaza Touryou just trashed the competition, turning his stack of old flimsy Amazon cardboard boxes into an insanely elaborate Buddhist temple.


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