“The Belly Tank”: A Military Drop Tank Is Transformed Into An Αerodynamic Pommel Horse

"The Belly Tank": A Military Drop Tank Is Transformed Into An Αerodynamic Pommel Horse

Like many creative endeavors, the Belly Tank Project took shape over a bottle of red wine when product designer Axel Kleinschmidt explained to his friend, economist Hartmut H. Hölter, his fascination with belly tanks — an aviation term that describes expendable fuel tanks, also known as drop tanks, externally carried by combat aircraft— which he had found on sale on the internet, and his wish to cleanse such a war object from its military connotations and use it in a positive way. The Belly-Tank Project was thus launched aiming to transform a piece of warfare into a symbol of peace. Continue reading »

Meet “Birrabus” – A Former School Bus Transformed Into A Beer Truck!

Meet "Birrabus" – A Former School Bus Transformed Into A Beer Truck!

Here is the Birrabus, a former school bus turned into a beer bar! Equipped with 17 beer drafters, this amazing food truck travels through Europe to make you discover the richness of Italian craft beers. Continue reading »

This Photographer Transformed Kids Into ‘Justice League’ Characters, & It’s The Best Thing You Will See Today

This Photographer Transformed Kids Into 'Justice League' Characters, & It's The Best Thing You Will See Today
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Photographer Josh Rossi transformed children living with diseases and disabilities into Justice League superheroes in order to “make their weaknesses become strengths,” he told ABC News. Continue reading »

Chilling Look At The Ordinary Cars ISIS Have Transformed Into ‘Mad Max’ Deadly Bombs

Police in Iraq have released images of 23 cars – captured from ISIS – that have been turned into bombs and even an anti-aircraft gun.

Chilling Look At The Ordinary Cars ISIS Have Transformed Into 'Mad Max' Deadly Bombs
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Most of the vehicles are standard SUV cars that you would find on driveways up and down the country only with the outer shell replaced with bulletproof iron sheets. As well as replacing the outer casing of the car, Islamic State fighters changed the passenger seats to compartments fit to be packed with explosives. Continue reading »

This Royal Navy Sea King Helicopter Transformed Into Glamping Pod

This Royal Navy Sea King Helicopter Transformed Into Glamping Pod

A retired helicopter, which was bought at an Ministry of Defence auction, has been transformed into a glamping pod. The 17m (56ft) Royal Navy Sea King was bought by Stirling farmer Martyn Steedman for £7,000 ($9,000). Continue reading »

Disco Truck: A Cement Mixer Transformed Into A Giant Disco Ball

Disco Truck: A Cement Mixer Transformed Into A Giant Disco Ball

Transforming a building site into a nightclub? The French artist Benedetto Bufalino has unveiled an amazing creation, turning a cement mixer into a giant disco ball. This installation entitled Disco Ball Cement Mixer appeared a few days ago in the streets of Lyon, projecting sparks of light on all the buildings around it. Continue reading »

Mid-Century Grain Silo Transformed Into A Gorgeous, Affordable Home For Two

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Living in an old 1950s grain silo probably isn’t what comes to mind when you think of home sweet home, but take a look inside this stunning renovated silo-turned-home and you may start singing to a different tune. Architect Christoph Kaiser transformed a dismantled grain silo into an affordable and cozy home built for him and his wife. Located in downtown Phoenix, Arizona, this quirky and modern 340-square-foot dwelling boasts a small carbon footprint that has also had positive urban renewal benefits for the up-and-coming Garfield Historic District. Continue reading »

Simple Sheets Of Paper Get Transformed Into Amusing 3D Scenes

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Danish illustrator HuskMitNavn has a way with paper. He’s able to take a single sheet of paper and turn it into something truly impressive, and his style is totally unique. Continue reading »

An Artist Transformed A Car Into A Ping Pong Table

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French artist Benedetto Bufalino has recently transformed an old beat up car into a fully functional ping pong table. Located at Maison Salvan, a platform for contemporary and visual art in Labège, France, the ping pong table provides a place for people to interact. Continue reading »

When A Bad Tattoo Is Transformed Into Something Great

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If you got yourself an unfortunate tattoo, it’s not the end. These pictures of cool cover-up tattoos will give you some ideas. Continue reading »

The Floor Of An Historic Church Transformed Into A Reflective Pool Of Multi-Colored Orbs

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Reflecting the architecture of the former St. John’s Church in North Lincolnshire, UK is Liz West‘s site-specific pool of over 700 multi-colored orbs titled “Our Colour Reflection.” These circular mirrors installed onto the floor of the now 20-21 Visual Arts Centre project hues of yellow, purple, red, blue, and 11 other colors onto the beams that surround them, adding a colorful dimension to the 125-year-old building. Continue reading »

Abandoned Church Transformed With Colorful Graffiti In Morocco

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Everything Okuda San Miguel touches turns to technicolor. You might remember him from the wild church-turned-skate-park we wrote about last year. Well, Okuda San Miguel is back, and this time he’s set his sights on a new building: an abandoned church in Youssoufia, Morocco. Continue reading »

85-Year-Old Farmer Given Makeover By Grandson And Is Transformed Into Fashion Icon

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The young creative, who goes by the name XiaoYeJieXi (@小野杰西) on Weibo, dressed the octogenarian in fashionable pieces like colorful three-piece suits, felted hats, and tailored denim. XiaoYeJieXi then photographed his grandfather among a vibrant cityscape, resulting in series that looks like it’s on the pages of a glossy magazine. Continue reading »

Freight Truck Exteriors Are Being Transformed Into Mobile Art Galleries

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The side of a freight truck, with its expansive surface space, has great potential for massive artistic expression. This becomes all the more clear as the Truck Art Project transforms these large vehicles into mobile galleries whose exteriors display contemporary paintings. The open road hosts these unconventional artworks, utilizing a network of trade transportation routes that roll across Spain and bring art to places where this type of unexpected work is rarely seen. Continue reading »

The Children’s Imaginary Friends Have Been Transformed Into Physical Characters By Leading Creative Artists

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AMV BBDO has brought together some of the world’s best creative talent for a new exhibition, which opens this week at the V&A Museum of Childhood. Continue reading »

Thousands Of Military Bunkers In Switzerland Have Been Transformed Into Hotels, Data Centers And Museums

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A view shows the restaurant at the Hotel La Claustra in a former Swiss army bunker on the St. Gotthard mountain pass, Switzerland August 8, 2014. With the threat of foreign invasion a thing of the past, thousands of military bunkers and fortresses in Switzerland have been put to commercial use, from hotels to data centres, museums to cheese factories. (Photo by Arnd Wiegmann/Reuters)
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San Francisco’s Homeless Get Showers-On-Wheels With Transformed Old Buses

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US non-profit organization Lava Mae is transforming old city buses into mobile bathrooms to give showers to around 200 homeless people in San Francisco every week. Lava Mae, which roughly translates as Spanish for “wash me,” has installed ‘hygiene pods’ with showers, toilets, sinks and hair dryers in the decommissioned buses. Continue reading »

See How This Dilapidated Graffiti Filled Kitchen Got Transformed Into A Stunning Award Winner

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A dilapidated 1920’s house in Sydney, Australia, was in desperate need of saving. Its life for the past 10 years had been home to squatters and the homeless. Continue reading »

KLM Airlines Transformed An Airplane Into An Apartment, And It’s Beautiful

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By now, almost everyone has spent a bit of time browsing AirBNB. You may not always be able to get away and plan a holiday because it’s not the right time of year, or you have too much work, but just browsing the site can be a whole ton of fun. There are often many vibrant and creative spaces to choose from, and some are just so impressive, beautiful, and eclectic that we just have to share them with you. Continue reading »

Repurposed Wood Doors and Furniture Transformed into Geometric Faces on the Streets of Belgium

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‘Elsewhere’ – recycled wood mural created by Belgian painter and sculpturor Stefaan De Croock aka Strook for Mechelen Muurt. The mural is placed on the side wall of an old furniture factory in Mechelen, Belgium. It’s made by piecing together discarded wooden planks, doors and furniture. The recycled wood surfaces are cut into precise geometric shapes and pieced together like a tangram puzzle, leaving the original paint and textures untouched. Continue reading »

Fantastic Photos Of The Niagara Falls Transformed Into Icy Spectacle

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Masses of ice form in the lower Niagara River and around the American Falls as seen from Niagara Falls, Ontario, Canada, Thursday, February 19, 2015. (Photo by Aaron Lynett/AP Photo/The Canadian Press)
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Space Hardware Transformed into Art

Space Hardware Transformed into Art

An Apollo lunar module propellant tank sits on display in Dale Cox III’s Seattle-area backyard, alongside a more traditional sculpture. The tank might have been sent to the moon if NASA went ahead with Apollo 18, 19 and 20, as originally planned. Instead, it’s been turned into an art installation. (Alan Boyle / msnbc.com) Continue reading »