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Last week, chess surpassed League of Legends, Fortnite and Valorant as the most-watched gaming category on Twitch.

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Last week, chess surpassed League of Legends, Fortnite and Valorant as the most-watched gaming category on Twitch.

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fantastico
230 days ago
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Eagle-Eyed Turn Signal Enthusiasts Note A Fascinating Detail About Some Modern Blinkers

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For years I felt alone. I once believed that I was the only person severely afflicted with an unreasonable and intense interest in automotive turn indicators, and as such felt like an outcast in mainstream society, all of who seemed blind to the achingly sublime beauty of flashing lamps that convey’d one’s intent to…

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Lego Version of Hokusai’s Iconic The Great Wave off Kanagawa

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Lego Version of Hokusai's Iconic The Great Wave off Kanagawa

Lego Version of Hokusai's Iconic The Great Wave off Kanagawa

Jumpei Mitsui, the youngest-ever Lego Certified Professional, has created a Lego version of Hokusai’s iconic woodblock print, The Great Wave off Kanagawa. The Great Wave is perhaps the most recognizable (and most covered) Japanese artwork in the world. Mitsui’s Lego rendering is composed of 50,000 pieces and took 400 hours to build. From Spoon & Tamago:

In ensuring that his 3D lego replica not only payed homage to the original but also captured the dynamics of crashing waves, Mitsui says he read several academic papers on giant wave formations, as well as spent hours on YouTube watching video of waves.

You can check out the Lego Great Wave in person at the Hankyu Brick Museum in Osaka.

Tags: art   Jumpei Mitsui   Katsushika Hokusai   Legos   remix
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310 days ago
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Saturday Morning Breakfast Cereal - Nietzsche

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Later, the joke was on him!


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fantastico
330 days ago
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8800 Blue Lick Rd is the best accidental video game of the year

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try it in VR, or attempt one of the many speedrun categories
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fantastico
359 days ago
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This is... something else. I found the tub, but didn't bother trying to get out.
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How many potatoes does it take to run DOOM?

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too many
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fantastico
372 days ago
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I wish I cared this much about literally anything.
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