New Lord of the Rings/Calvin & Hobbes Mash-Up


Though diehard Bill Watterson fans are causing a raucous over on Threadless about this mash-up (calling it “just plain copyright”), I can’t help but love it. This new t-shirt design, called "Halfling and Wizard" beautifully blends two pop culture phenomenons together, Lord of the Rings and Calvin & Hobbs. That lovable tiger Hobbes has turned into wise old Gandolf and Calvin has morphed into a sweet-looking Frodo.

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December 6, 2016

Elegant Floral Tattoos Mimic Delicate Pencil Sketches

Delicate and detailed, the tiny floral tattoos of Toronto-based artist Lindsay Asselstine are whimsical works of art. Asselstine—who goes by Lindsay April on social media—is known for her simple, sketch-like style and nature-inspired pieces, ranging from miniature portraits of pets and animals to dainty depictions of flowers and foliage. As an artist at Toronto’s Golden Iron Tattoo Studio, April is often commissioned for her expertly executed flora-and-fauna creations.

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December 6, 2016

Japanese Man Masters the Gravity-Defying Art of Stacking Coins

Japanese Twitter user @thumb_tani (aka Tanu) has mastered the art of balance. He uses his keen sense of equilibrium to create small, fascinating sculptures from carefully-positioned coins. Although many of us have probably attempted this same sort of coin stacking, Tanu takes these arrangements to a whole new—and totally epic—level. Using a variety of denominations, Tanu creates intricate structures that range in shape and size. Often, he’ll first build a strong base using staggered coins.

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