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Futuristic tiny homes exhibited at Friche de l’Escalette in France

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To celebrate some of the remarkable retro tiny houses of the 1960s and early ‘70s, the sculpture park Friche de l’Escalette in France has curated Utopie Plastic, an exhibition of stunning sci-fi homes made of molded colorful plastics. Finnish architect Matti Suuronen’s UFO-shaped Futuro House takes the center stage in the sculpture park, which is set amid historic stone ruins on the outskirts of Marseille.

Typewriter Gun Series: Artist transforms vintage typewriters into guns

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Eric Nado, a 42-year-old artist based in Longueuil, Québec has come up with a very interesting and thought enraging artwork in the form of Typewriter Gun Series. Working with scraps of industrial machinery, recycled and salvaged from various urban spaces, his work has revolved around the storytelling of our collective past through nostalgia-imprinted sculptures and assemblies. Well, for his new bold typewriter gun series, the artist has transformed various Underwood Olivetti Lettera 32 typewriting machines along with few other brands into Typewriter Guns by reassembling every piece of the original machines.

Insane scrap metal art made from recycled car parts

Amazing sculptures by Scrap Metal Art Thailand

We here at MyCoolBin are fond of artists and designers who love to create their artwork using recycled materials and discarded items. In the past, we have featured numerous artists and their unique and innovative recycled artwork here. Well, the scrap metal art which we are showcasing today is surely the most incredible artwork that we have brought to you until now. Founded back in 2012, the Scrap Metal Art Thailand specializes in creating welded metal sculptures ranging in size from 1m to 8m high.

Land Rover sets new world record with largest LEGO Tower Bridge

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To launch their New Discovery SUV, Land Rover has set a new Guinness world record with the largest LEGO Tower Bridge – a replica of London’s iconic Tower Bridge. The huge 13-metre high LEGO version of London’s remarkable symbol is made out of nearly 5.8 million plastic bricks. The new record has beaten the previous title holder – a replica of a Star Wars X-wing fighter, built from 5,335,200 bricks in 2013.

Fifty artists transformed junk metal into life-size supercars

Recycled Metal Supercars

If you love metal sculptures and also fond of recycling, then this post is for you. Today, we’re going to show you how junk metal can be converted into life-size supercars. The Gallery of Steel Figures (a museum in Prusków, Poland) allowed fifty artists from around the world to raid a local scrap yard. Together the creative artists had to create unusual metal sculptures for the museum. The result – they turned a huge pile of scrap metal into life-size supercars.

World’s most insane selfies and photos by Angela Nikolau

Risky Photos by Angela Nikolau

Today, on the eve of World’s Photography Day, we are showing you a self-taught photographer who has taken the art of taking photographs to new heights (literally). Angela Nikolau is a Moscow-based street photographer who is breaking the internet with her dangerous selfies and risky photos. The self-taught Russian adventurer and roofer have been taking the craziest selfies ever which will definitely give you goose bumps.

Pokemon GO helmet turns gameplay into a robotic adventure

Pokemon GO Helmet

Pokemon GO has forced citizens from around the world to leave their couches and get out of their houses to capture all Pokemon creatures. Although the fun game has managed to combine technology with the benefits of physical exercise, but the slight problem with the game is that it keeps your hands busy and also stresses your neck. Not any more! YouTuber Simone Giertz, also known as the Queen Of Shitty Robots, has come up with another shitty invention – the world’s first Pokemon GO Helmet that offers completely handsfree gaming experience.

10 rarest phenomena in India that will tickle your adventurous side

10 rarest phenomena in India

The notion that states, “India is a land of mysteries,” is not vague. This incredible country has buried zillions of secrets in some of the most bizarre places that will leave you wide eyed. Ardent travelers may have witnessed many mysterious and mind-boggling places in their life. But some of the natural phenomena that occur in India will definitely tickle your adventurous side.

$4.5M Cabot Guns’ Big Bang Pistol set crafted from meteorite

Meteorite pistol set from Cabot Guns

For 4.5 billion years, Gibeon meteorite flew through the vast space of our universe. Its remains discovered by pre-historic man in sub-Saharan Africa were used to make weapons. Now after centuries, a 35kg chunk of the cosmic rock has been crafted and turned into Cabot Guns’ Big Bang Pistol set. The set consists of two intergalactic guns that are crafted out of iron-nickel alloy, all thanks to a 77-pound chunk that has been smelted into beautiful metallic firearms.

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