This is one of the "nonobjects" featured in the book "Nonobject" by Branko Lukic and Barry Katz. The book description says it's about objects whose design "started not from the object but from the space between people and the objects they use." I think this means it's about objects whose design is useless but whimsical.
Original ad here. Isn't this the exact ad that pimps today use to trick women into becoming "escorts" on Craigslist?
I've posted before about a typewriter artist, but here's another one — Alvaro Franca of Rio de Janeiro.
Not sure these recorded performances capture whatever unique brilliance these performers were reputed to exhibit.
Marty the Mouse became famous in 1974 after he made a home for himself in a box of marijuana stored in the evidence room of the San Jose, CA police station.
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A moron in Pennsylvania shot a gun into his neighbor's house while trying to clear the chamber. He stated in court that firing the gun was the only way he knew to unload it.
"Wearied of a life of egg frying," the unfortunate Jim Smith decided to end it all. But despite trying to torch, hang, poison, and shoot himself simultaneously, his plan didn't succeed.
A drone crashed in a Belgian field and drew the attention of some of the bovines residing there.
Why don't the occult masters ever reveal anything useful, like winning lottery numbers? Source is here.
This guy has the longest golf club, and I doubt anyone will top him. But I wonder if there's also a record for the shortest usable golf club?
A woman in San Francisco recently drove for blocks with a parking officer sprawled on the hood of her car.
How quickly these sessions devolved into outright swingers' orgies is a matter of historical record.
Created by Argentinian artists Pool Paolini and Marianela Perelli as part of a "Barbie, The Plastic Religion" exhibit.
Calling this "news" is highly generous.
These "Din-ink" ballpoint pen caps from ZO_loft allow you to transform your pens into cutlery. Why you would want to do this, I'm not sure.
I just know every WU-vie will want the new book about seminal, brilliant artist Bruce Nauman. (See sidebar.)
She claims she did this to make herself unattractive to men, not for money and attention. Sure she did, what do you think?