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Artist Turns 1988 Ford Fiesta Into Sculpture of a Squatting Transformer

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British artist Hetain Patel has spent three months turning an old 1988 Ford Fiesta into a sculpture inspired by the US blockbuster Transformers. Hetain Patel, 32 from Bolton, created the sculpture in homage to the American film and toy franchise, with his engineer brother Pritum and his father, Pravin, who converts cars into hearses for his job.
"My first car was a 1988 Ford Fiesta gifted to me by my father as I turned 17. Born in the UK to immigrant Indian parents, the passing of a car between generations provided me with my first taste of independence. In this new work, I’ve turned my hand to a newly acquired 1988 Ford Fiesta of the same specifications as my original car to create my first sculpture. Manufactured in England, this car stands as a symbol of working class Britain, a native body, albeit here a car body."
The video is a time-lapse video of Hetain’s build process.
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It's paper

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An animation project by Danish visual effects artist Pingo van der Brinkloev.
"I wanted to make some infinite loops for istockphoto and I wanted to make a paper shader. The finished clips are actually only 4-5 seconds long but they can go on for ever. Then I felt like putting it all together for a little.. Mindfulness-short. Everything is straight out of cinema4d. "

Mundane objects made from sandpaper

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Artist Mandy Smith has crafted these intricate and realistic everyday objects out of sandpaper, including a toilet paper roll, a playground slide, bed, bikini, sneakers and a bike.
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Transport bike with front wheel storage compartment

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The Transport bike has a storage compartment in the front wheel to store your bag and water bottle. Good idea? The front wheel is too heavy while you fill it with your stuffs? To make the storage compartment using PET-G, vacuum-formed over a sign foam mold and the hubless wheel rotates around a system of six bearings. Transport bike weights around 25 lbs, creators claim that's about as heavy as your average road bike. "Transport" is a commuter bike design project sponsored by SRAM.
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Ronald McDonald by Banksy.

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Ronald McDonald by Banksy.
"A fibreglass replica of Ronald McDonald having his shoes shined by a real live boy. The sculpture will visit the sidewalk outside a different McDonalds every lunchtime for the next week."
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Jessica Harrison

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These porcelain figurines by Jessica Harrison.
Jessica moved to Scotland to study sculpture at Edinburgh College of Art in 2000. Jessica recently completed a practice-led PhD from the Edinburgh College of Art this year funded by the Arts and Humanities Research Council. She “unravels imaginative touch” in creating her sculptures, something clearly seen here as she shows these beautiful female porcelain figures so gruesomely tearing out their innards.
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Human Waste

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French art director and photographer Arno Roca, created this anatomical model inspired piece in his series titled Human Waste. 
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It’s a Toothbrush

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It is a real tooth-brush! By Gaëlle Faure, an artist in France, works mostly with collages.(Content warning: some artistic nudity.)
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Yarnbomb Squid Tree

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Dapper Toad collaborated with her sister Lorna of Knits For Life to create this amazing “Yarnbomb Squid Tree” in San Mateo, California. It looks like a giant squid.
- Amount of yarn used: 4 miles
- Knitting time: 20 hours (using Bond Ultimate Sweater Machine)
- Installation time: 14 hours x 2 people
- Temperature during installation: 91°F

"I love seeing people's reactions as we install our yarnbombs. Lately, we've been getting a lot of "so YOU'RE the ones doing this!" and "I've been noticing all the yarn stuff around lately". It's amazing to be able to converse with people as we're sewing feet on mailboxes and bicyclists on bike-shaped bike racks."
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Hanging Chairs by Félix Guyon

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Hanging Chairs by Félix Guyon.
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Appliance sculptures made from polyester fabric

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As part of his upcoming exhibition at Lehmann Maupin, Korean artist Do-Ho Suh has constructed detailed, leightweight (nearly weightless) sculptures of his oven, toilet, bathtub and other fixtures found in his Manhattan apartment out of polyester fabric. The translucent nature of each piece gives the appearance of a CAD drawing or digital wireframe.
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Alternative limb project

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The pictures show that the swimmer Jo-Jo Cranfield wears a snake arm fitted at Queen Marry's Hospital. The alternative limb project provides unique prosthetics to blend in with the body or stand out as a unique piece of art, reflecting the wearer's imagination, personality and intersts. An alternative limb can help to break down social barriers, delight the eye and provide an unusual talking point.
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Ostrich Light

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Ostrich Pillow Light is designed to allow you to catch some sleep whilst on the go. Its smart adjustable elastic ring allows power-nappers of different sizes to use it comfortably. Designed by by Studio Banana Things. You can wear around your neck and then move onto your face when it's time to pass out. Ostrich Light raised more than $6,000 in its first day on Kickstarter and its goal is $40,000 (£25,000).
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Tikker is a wristwatch that counts down the user’s life

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Founded by Swedish publishing creative Fredrik Colting, Tikker is a wristwatch that counts down the user’s life from years down to seconds left. The user of the watch fills out a questionnaire and then deducts his or her age from the results to get his or her “death date.” The date is calculated based on factors like activity level, BMI, and where the wearer lives. Currently Tikker is on kickstarter.
"We’re building a watch that counts down your life, in order to make the world a better place, and we need your help!"
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This Swing Set Is the World's Coolest Musical Instrument

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Baloica is a temporary sound installation set at the old Convento das Dominicas in the city of Guimarães. A swing set was set up at the entryway of the convent and transformed into a musical instrument. Created by designers Cláudia Oliveira and Isabel Bourbon of creative studio Elas Duas.
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