Sunday, April 30, 2017

Artist Uses Sewing Machine Powered by a Bicycle to Create Portraits

A young artist has a unique approach to creating portraits; she uses a sewing machine
powered by a bicycle to create unique portraits around the world.

In the video, the artist, Harriet Institchyou Riddell, said her art teacher suggested she bring a 
sewing machine to class to stitch the naked models and as her sketches looked like stitching.

She had the idea of getting others involved by having them ride a bicycle to generate the 
electricity in order to operate her sewing machine.

Below is a screenshot from the video showing the finished portrait of the man powering the bike for the

For more amazing creations, visit the artist's Facebook page.

Thursday, April 27, 2017

How People From Texas Dance Hip Hop

Ever since the Nelly/Tim McGraw duo that recorded "Over & Over" and it topped the Billboard charts at Number 3 over a decade ago in 2004, some folks think they cultures marry well together.  Here is a video that shows otherwise...

Sunday, April 23, 2017

Artist Turns Dirty Trucks Into Works of Art

Instead of writing the traditional "Wash Me" on a dirty vehicle;  Russian Street Artist Nikita Golubevis uses a paintbrush or his finger to draw creations on the backs of dirty trucks

Here are some screen shots of his amazing work for the video:

Monday, April 17, 2017

Sunday, April 9, 2017

Glass Bottom Pool In High Rise with View of City Beneath

What a scary, yet exhilarating, swim it would be in this pool that jets out over city traffic many stories up.  

The posting indicate this is the InterContinental Dubai Hanging Pool.

In the posting other referenced on that is in the U.S., in a luxury apartment complex in Houston,Texas, Market Square Towers, which is 40 floors up.

An article at Houston Business Journal indicated it is made out of 8 inch Plexiglass and extends 8-10 feet from the side of the tower and that the curve glass on the end is high enough so someone can't accidently slip over the top, even if someone is on another person's shoulders.

Photo:  Source

Tuesday, April 4, 2017

Baby Deer & Baby Bear

Double the cuteness in this video of a baby deer and a baby bear checking each other out.

Tatoo for A Gal That Loves Books

In general I am not a big fan of tattoos, unless they have a special meaning behind them and is something that you can hide under business attire and not share with the world unless you want to, but this tattoo of a girl dreaming of a library of books fits both bills and it pretty cool.

Sunday, April 2, 2017

Because even chickens get bored...

The above video is from storyful on Facebook and indicated:
"When Kris Garret noticed her 11 chickens appearing a little bored, she attached a xylophone to the wall of their coop. As a result, beautiful music rang through the hen house all day long and kept the birds occupied."
They do look like they are having fun:)