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By Andrew Tarantola on at

Bike Chains Welded into the Shape of Human Despair

The tightly bound sculptures of Korean artist Yeong-Deok Seo are equally impressive and depressing. Impressive in that such detail and texture can be coaxed from something as ordinary as a bicycle chain. Depressing in that these pieces all appear anguished and include titles like Infection – Ego and Addict. Yeah, good times in South Korea. [This Is Colossal]

It's a Haircase

By Andrew Tarantola on at

Well, yeah. How else are you going to spruce up an abandoned Arkansas hotel? Pillow mints? This artistic installation by Jessica Wohl is entitled "Hairy Staircase" and currently resides at the derelict Mountainaire Hotel in Hot Springs, Arkansas, USA. [Jessica Wohl via Boing Boing]

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The World's Largest Pumpkin Carving is Also the Most Impressive

By Casey Chan on at

When you carve your Jack-o'-lantern this Halloween, try and keep it simple. Because no matter how good you are at carving, shaving and hollowing, you won't be able to match this epically designed pumpkin carving. Demons, ghouls, zombies, guts—all artistically sculpted from this 1,818.5 pound pumpkin.

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Shooting Challenge: Leading Lines

By Mark Wilson on at

Your eyes...feel funny. They're slowly pulling from their sockets, a pair of grapes that will soon squish their juices against a simple, 2D photograph. This is the power of leading lines. For this week's Shooting Challenge, use it wisely.