Found Pieces of Driftwood Creatively Transformed Into Colorful Superhero, Viking, Fisherman and Farmer Figures

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French artist Anna Foucher has created Boud’Bois, a wonderful series in which she transforms found pieces of driftwood into wonderfully fun figures such as Batman, Robin, Darth Vader along with assorted vikings, fishermen and farmers.

(translated) The Boud’Bois arise from driftwood picked up at the water’s edge to the likings of walks, trips. More than just a piece of tree, driftwood, this lost wood, worn by water is the result of nature; he has a story to tell …It is this history that I unveil the sculpture, painting. Inspired by the comic, I made a cheerful style, humorous and naive. Designed alone or in pairs, each character is unique.

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One Legged Fisherman

Vikings and Farmer

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images via Anna Foucher

via Recycle Art

Jesse Tyler Ferguson Plays Different Members of the Supreme Court in a Comedy Sketch About Marriage Equality

Jesse Tyler Ferguson (Modern Family) plays different members of the Supreme Court in a comedy sketch to promote his Tie the Knot charity’s campaign to have couples send save the date cards for their same-sex marriages to the court.

Ferguson portraits Justices Alito, Roberts, Kagan, and Ginsburg as they call each other to figure out why they’ve been invited to so many weddings and hatch a plan to score free cake.

Tie the Knot has put up a site where users can create special save the date cards in a variety of styles to send to their favorite Justice.

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images via Supreme Save the Date

Glove and Boots Product Test Four Items That They Found at Local Dollar Stores

In their latest episode of Glove and Boots, Internet puppets Fafa the Groundhog and Mario product test (previously) four items that they found while looking around at a few local dollar stores. They compare “crappy cups” from the dollar store to more expensive red Solo cups, the duo shares their thoughts on the quality of dollar store action figures, and more.

‘American Ultra’, A Film About a Stoner Who Is a Brainwashed Sleeper Agent Being Hunted by the Government

Lionsgate has released the first official trailer for American Ultra, an upcoming action comedy film directed by Nima Nourizadeh and written by Max Landis. The movie follows a stoner named Mike Howell (Jesse Eisenberg)–who is also a brainwashed sleeper agent–and his girlfriend Phoebe Larson (Kristen Stewart). The couple’s simplistic, drug-filled lives are quickly turned upside down when government agents set out to eliminate Howell and he must somehow rise to the occasion. American Ultra is scheduled roll into theaters on August 21, 2015.

A stoner and his girlfriend’s sleepy, small-town existence is disrupted when his past comes back to haunt him in the form of a government operation set to wipe him out.

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images via American Ultra

A Beautifully Arranged Collection of Colorful Library Books Faded by the Sun

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Out of Order by Laurenz Brunner and Marianne Vierø is a collection of patterns found at the Gerrit Rietveld Library in Amsterdam. The most stunning pattern they found is a collection of 53 books, each with a gradated color cover faded by the sun. The grouping of titles of books never borrowed from the library is an interesting read as well.

photo via Marianne Vierø

via The Chromologist, Multnomah County Library

San Francisco Artist Creates an Interactive Pyrotechnic Dance Floor for a Fiery Absolut Event in South Africa

San Francisco artist (and Laughing Squid friend) Charlie Gadeken was recently commissioned by Absolut to create a uniquely pyrotechnic dance floor for their Absolut Nights series. The event took place in a glass cube that was temporarily placed in Bushveld of Johannesburg, South Africa.

In the bushveld of Johannesburg, Absolut joined forces with fire artist, Charlie Gadeken and put the power back in the party people’s hands with a new, smokin’ hot clubbing experience. Inside the club – in this instance, a giant cube made from glass and mirror – participants transformed the night by busting some moves and triggering the dance floor with their feet. The result? A pyrotechnic display where the desert landscape outside became engulfed by an explosive mixture of smoke, sparks and colour.

via R.R. Mutt

A Handy Hot Dog Style Guide Visualizing the Different Ways People Eat Frankfurters Around the World

Hot Dog Style Guide

Jess Kapadia of Food Republic and artist Mike Houston have created a handy guide visualizing 40 different ways that people eat their frankfurters around the world.

It’s not just a sausage in a bun; it’s a beautiful blank canvas. It’s a hot dog, which is a foodstuff eaten worldwide. Here are 40 distinctive varieties from around the globe — from iconic NYC “dirty water dogs” to fully loaded South American street-cart dogs to Japanese octo-dogs. There is a tubesteak out there for every craving that ever was.

Hot Dog Style Guide

images via Food Republic

via Foodbeast

‘All Studios Everything’, A Mashup of the Major Hollywood Movie Studio Opening Logos

All Studios Everything” is a mashup of the major Hollywood movie studio opening logos created by New York-based art company Art404. The piece digitally combines the iconic logos from studios like 20th Century Fox, Disney, and Warner Bros. into one grand corporate image.

via GeekTyrant