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Amazing park benches turn mundane seats into stunning works of art.

There are literally millions of park benches across the world and all of them are fairly standard structures – plain, blocked supports with a horizontal surface to sit on. But some cities have thought out of the box and turned their park benches into beautiful, sometimes stunning, works of art. Check out the collection of unusual park benches from around the world.
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This is what you get when you pour hot molten aluminum into an anthill and dig out the result

The guys over at Anthill Art are creating some very interesting art pieces by using molten aluminum to fill the vast tunnels and chambers of an ant nest. What you end up with is a beautifully intricate aluminum sculpture which is then mounted on a wooden base for display. Each piece is of course, a one-of-a-kind masterpiece that you have to see to believe.
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Schizophrenia artwork – a peek at the altered perception of reality as seen by schizophrenics

It’s one of the more bizarre brain disorders, schizophrenia, a challenging disorder that makes it difficult to distinguish between what is real and what is fantasy. People with schizophrenia have an altered perception of reality, and it shows in their artwork. Below are several works of art, rendered by schizophrenics, that might possibly provide us the best “look” inside a schizophrenics head.
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Bored coffee-house employee makes crazy cool art in coffee using toothpick, milk, coffee foam, and of course, coffee

New York City barista Mike Breach creates beautiful portraits in coffee drinks using nothing more than coffee, milk, coffee foam, and a toothpick as a paintbrush. Breach said he was bored one day and began passing time drawing on coffee drinks. Over time, his skill grew and now he is able to create detailed celebrity portraits in the drinks. The fact that his artworks only last for a few minutes only makes them more personal. Check out the photo montage below.
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Incredibly detailed, complex maze took Japanese man over seven years to draw by hand

Japanese twitter user @Kya7y recently unearthed an incredibly detailed maze that her father created. After questioning him, she found that he create the maze over 30 years ago and that it took him 7 years to complete. The maze was created on A1 size paper, which is about 33 x 23 inches. The pictures below show an incredibly complex, detailed, hand-drawn maze which begs the question, “What sort of tenacious man would be capable of creating something this complex?”
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Creepy but beautiful insect works of art made from old watch parts

Justin Gershenson-Gates, typically sells steampunk-like jewelry made from old watch parts on his A Mechanical Mind website but occasionally he reveals odd, but beautiful, machine-like insect thingies made from tiny light bulbs, electronic circuitry and yes, old watch parts – and people can’t get enough of them. Gates has created mechanical mantises, scorpions, butterflies, and insects with each design a tad bit different than the previous one. Each intricate design may require cutting, sanding, shaping and soldering of more than 52 soldered joints.
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Japanese artist creates series of mind-blowing hyper-realistic illusions painted on bodies of models

Japanese artist Chooo-San, a student at the Musashino Art University in Tokyo, Japan, has created a series of hyper-realistic illusions painted with acrylic paints on the bodies of models. The illusions include a model with zippers on her back, light switches and electrical outlets attached to the skin, buttons on a belly, a mouth growing on the side of a face, and a laced up bare-foot. Check out the crazy photo montage below.

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