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Troy: Concept Expedition Vehicle

With the idea “Home is where your car is“, Troy is a concept vehicle idealized for amateur and professional expeditions, explorations and adventures. It was conceived as a convenient solution in transportation for those who needs a comfortable and practical space in anywhere. It is equipped with the basic features for comfortable long trips: kitchen with sink, refrigerator, electric stove and oven, a toilet with shower, work table, dinner table and dormitory for 4-5 persons on top level.

Moreover, it has 16 air conditioned vents and 4 funnels for toilet and kitchen which helps keep the air fresh and pure all the time. When comes to technical specification, Troy’s top careen is covered with sun cells allowing it to auto generate some of its energy. It also has Wi-Fi and Bluetooth connectivity, 10 USB connectors for media browser and gadget recharge. For more detail design and specification, check the product site.

Troy: Concept Expedition Vehicle

The Cornershop: a Store Filled With 4,000 Hand-Stitched Felt Products

“The Cornershop” isn’t your normal neighborhood corner store, even though it just looks like that at first glance. Located in Bethnal Green, east London, British artist Lucy Sparrow filled the entire corner shop with 4,000 hand-sewn felt products, including chips, magazines, candy, frozen dinners, canned goods, toiletries, cereal boxes, cigarettes, and even a full-sized cash register. It took Sparrow about seven months to complete and began with a successful plea for help on Kickstarter. If you like those soft and plush product, you can purchase through The Cornershop website.

The Cornershop: a Store Filled With 4,000 Hand-Stitched Felt Products

Magnificent Photos of Ocean Storm by Dalton Portella

Nature and fine art photographer Dalton Portella captures magnificent photos during storm near the precipice of the raging Atlantic Ocean. With the storm coming, the ocean moves with violent force to create waves that curl up and crash down again in an instant. Dark, ominous clouds and streaks of lightning fill the sky and transform the world into an alien landscape . By only looking at these dramatic photos, you will almost feel the mist of the ocean water spraying up throughout the air! Excellent work!

Magnificent Photos of Ocean Storm by Dalton Portella

Pop Culture Icons Made of Aluminum Cans

Who said aluminum cans should only go to recycle bin when you’ve finished drinking their contents. With creativity, someone builds can sculptures and someone creates pop culture characters. Japanese artist Makaon takes these would-be discarded cans and turns them into those famous pop culture icons like Super Mario Brothers, Batman, Pikachu, and even Buzz Lightyear.

To build these works, firstly, Makaon need to find cans with right color which matches the characters he want to create. For example, Coca Cola provides Mario with a bright red hat while Carlsberg Beer gives Yoshi his green sheen. Then he takes small pieces of the aluminum and bends it to form the shapes. Even though these characters are angular in shape with a rigid-looking, but it is still quite cool and fun to see them.

Pop Culture Icons Made of Aluminum Cans

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