Taichung’s Rainbow Village

“Huang lives in a village in a corner of the Taiwanese city of Taichung, a community that was created for Nationalist soldiers in the 1940s and 50s. Over the years, the place slowly changed into a permanent settlement, suffering from urban problems like abandonment, decay and housing dereliction. However, none of this is visible in the settlement today, thanks to the transformation brought about by Huang’s colorful paintings. The streets and the walls of practically every building in the village are covered with Huang’s simplistic paintings of plants, animals, TV personalities, birds and buffaloes. Considering the fact that he began painting only two years ago, his accomplishment is pretty huge. The bright colors and simple strokes used by Huang only add to the attractiveness of his work.” w/ photos

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Demand For Bizarre Coffins Sky Rocket!

Demand for ‘crazy coffins’ – made in the shape of sharks, pineapples and beer bottles – has rocketed after an African carpenter put on a UK art show. Paa Joe, a 66-year-old master coffin maker from Ghana in West Africa, has rustled up hundreds of coffins in the last few decades – making them in the shape of whatever the deceased desired. Among the bizarre coffins he has made in the past include ones made to look like mobile phones, pineapples, sharks, coke bottles, beer bottles, chickens, cars and aeroplanes. And after a show at London’s Jack Bell Gallery earlier this year – combined with a number of his pieces on show at the prestigious British Museum – demand for his coffins has rocketed all over the world.” w/ photos

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Stanky Dick

“I got that angry dick… Arghhhhh the angry dick ahhhhhh, the angry dick ahhhh, the angry dick ughhhhhhh…”

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Neck & Shoulder Heat Wrap

This is the heated wrap designed to simultaneously soothe sore muscles in the neck and shoulders. Unlike typical rectangular heating pads that do not provide ideal coverage or contact, this model wraps around the neck, shoulders, and upper back to deliver heat therapy in areas that are prone to tightness. The integrated heating element delivers even, deep-penetrating heat that stimulates blood circulation to loosen muscles, helps relieve swelling, and soothes joints. The tethered controller adjusts the temperature to four different levels and the plush, 100% cotton wrap is soft against skin. Plugs into AC with a 9′ cord that provides ample freedom of movement.” w/ photos

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