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China to get world’s first man-made moon by 2020

China to launch world's first artificial moon

China is aiming towards a unique accomplishment in the field of space technology. Chinese space industry is planning to launch its own artificial moon to light up the night sky. Expected to launch in 2020, the world’s first man-made moon will replace street lights in urban areas and will save millions of dollars annually. The artificial moon basically will be an illumination satellite which will be put into orbit above Chengdu, capital of Sichuan province. Adorned with a reflective coating, the man-made moon will deflect sunlight back to Earth similarly to moon.

Drivable Lego Bugatti Chiron is the best Lego creation ever

Bugatti Chiron from LEGO

We have seen lots of cool and incredible things made from Lego bricks in the past by artists, brands and individuals. However for a change, LEGO, the Danish Toy Company itself has taken matter into their hands and created a masterpiece which is absolutely out of this world. The renowned toy company has created a life-size drivable replica of Bugatti Chiron built from more than million LEGO bricks. The drivable replica of the world’s fastest car is one of the most complex and astonishing objects ever crafted from Lego bricks.

Employees of Hyundai Motors India transform scrap pieces into works of art

Employees of Hyundai Motors transform scrap pieces into works of art

Usually, scrap pieces in the automotive industries end up in landfills, increasing heaps of waste. But employees at Hyundai Motors India have taken an initiative to transform unused auto parts or other scrap pieces into stunning metal sculptures. They collect unused wires, nuts, and screws to turn them into beautiful artifacts that are likely to add an industrial touch to any home or office interior.

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.

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