Tuesday, December 12, 2017

The Whitechapel Fatberg goes on display

This congealed mass of fat, oil, grease, wet wipes and sanitary products that clogged up the sewers under Whitechapel was one of the largest ever found in London, weighing a colossal 130 tonnes, the equivalent of 11 double decker buses and stretching over 250 metres – six metres longer than Tower Bridge.

The notorious fatberg will go on display at the Museum of London.

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Coca Cola Kimonos

Contemporary British artist Pam Glew creates kimonos as a symbol of “modern day armour”; bringing ideas around female identity and women’s place in society into a contemporary art space through the power of clothes.

More:  Creative Boom

The Swinging Underworld King of Christmas!

These vintage Christmas postcards originated in Austria in the 1960s. They feature a swinging Krampus cavorting with groovy half-naked chicks.

More: Dangerous Minds

Look Like You're Awake When You're Not!

You're at work but you need a nap? No problem. Your boss will never know you're asleep if you put Fake Awake Sleeping Tape on your eyelids. You're welcome.

Coral Spawning

"Corals on the Great Barrier Reef spawn at the end of each year, a few nights after the full moons in November and December. BioQuest Studios teamed up with AIMS researchers at the National Sea Simulator to capture that magical moment."

Coral Spawning from BioQuest Studios on Vimeo.