The Genie of the Lamp x Hellboy According to Linda Bouderbala: “As a DBZ fan, my brother and I tried a thousand times to make a choreography of the fusion when we were kids… In vain. Now I’m a grown-up, I can make all my favorite characters do it! The enjoyable part of this project is to find two really different characters and to imagine what would be the result of their fusion.
Sankei Shimbun A train in Kyoto decorated with the limbs of the Thousand-armed Kannon is now transporting tourists around sightseeing spots in the city.
Matsuo mine, Japan. Photo by Michael Johngrist. The mines in Osarizawa and Matsuo closed decades ago, leaving behind the ruins of industry and miners’ homes. The shattered landscape offers a foretaste of a not-too-distant apocalypse. More: Michael Johngrist h/t: gizmodo Matsuo mine, Japan. Photo by Michael Johngrist.
The cat’s meat man used to be a common sight in London and other large towns between the mid 1800s and the 1930s. If you think they sold cat meat, you are entirely wrong. What a cat’s meat seller sold was meat to cats. h/t: vintag.es From the mid 1800s, cat’s meat men wandered the streets of London, hawking food for cats and dogs door to door.
Erik Wade presents us with a bestiary of sorts, a collection of medieval snail art that shows how medieval monks combined snails with people, cats, dogs, deer, unicorns, birds, chickens, rabbits, monkeys, pigs, and other creatures. Maybe there’s some symbolism here, but I believe that snails are just an easy doodle that you can turn into something else.
Out of all types of cringe-worthy material, the “badass guy/girl” trope is one of the worst. Some people really feel the need to let the world know how much of a badass they are as they use guns/drugs/have tattoos/are anti-liberal or are just plain mean. However, such attempts at bad-assery are usually cringe-worthy rather than cool to all those around such people.