Posts Tagged 'statue'

Monument to “Deafy”, The Legless Bricklayer

According to RoadsideAmerica.com –

“Little Will” Boular was born September 9, 1869. He lost his hearing when he was four, then his legs when he was 12 (They were run over by a train that he didn’t hear coming). He was best known as “Deafy” (dee-fee), and although he had a pair of prosthetic legs, he refused to wear them.

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Monument to the Laboratory Mouse

According to Atlas Obscura –

The Monument to the Laboratory Mouse can be found in a courtyard at the Institute of Cytology and Genetics in Akademgorodok, Russia, a research facility associated with Novosibirsk State University that seeks to better understand the nature of DNA. The mighty mouse is of the anthropomorphic variety, with glasses, dressed in a lab coat, and studiously knitting a DNA double helix.

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Giant God Of War Statue Unveiled In China

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From BoredPanda –

You’d expect a God of War statue to look pretty epic. But there’s epic and then there’s EPIC, and this enormous statue of Guan Yu, a famous general in Chinese history who was later deified, is most definitely EPIC. The statue has just been unveiled in Guan Yu Park in Jingzhou, China. It’s 58 metres (190ft) tall and weighs over 1,320 tonnes, and it contains over 4,000 strips of bronze.

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Fun With Statues [pics]

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Here’s a small collection of photos of people interacting with statues.

Very funny. Check them out HERE.

You Can Have Your Own Action Figure

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DOOB will scan you and  print a 3D ‘action’ figure; perfect for the narcissist in us all. Prices range from $95 – $695, depending on size. Sadly, the scanners are currently located only in San Francisco, Los Angeles and New York.

Visit DOOB’s site HERE.

 


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