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A Towering Turtle of Discarded Industrial Junk Welded By Ono Gaf

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Photo © by Gina Sanderson

Indonesian artist Ono Gaf works primarily with metallic junk reclaimed from a trash heap to create his animalistic sculptures. His most recent piece is this giant turtle containing hundreds of individual metal components like car parts, tools, bike parts, instruments, springs, and tractor rotors. Continue reading »

An Artist’s Rendition Of A Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtle Sneaker

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Footwear design has come a long way in recent years with lightweight designs, innovative fabrics, and builds that balance comfort with agility. In an exercise in design, artists Hussain Almossawi and Quintin Williams reveal their sneaker concept that fits the Ninja Turtles, with space for their two large fingers, breathable perforation, and an ergonomic shape. The look is finished with a ribbon that draws its influence from those worn around their eyes. Continue reading »

Man Pays $50 For A Sea Turtle At The Market, Releases It Back Into The Sea

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Two sea turtles have been saved from a not-so-great fate in Papua New Guinea after a man and his co-worker bought them from a local food market and released them back into the sea. Continue reading »

Tiger and Turtle

‘Tiger and Turtle,’ which looks like a roller coaster, is illuminated in Duisburg, Germany. The sculpture was designed by Heike Mutter und Ulrich Genth. Creators of the two million euro project say ‘The roller coaster stands for acceleration and high speed of a tiger but the visitor has to explore it step by step like a turtle.’ 40 visitors at a time can enjoy the views from 85 meters over the Ruhr region via 249 steps, but the loops are inaccessible. (Frank Augstein/Associated Press) Continue reading »