Category Archive: Building

Jan 24 2014

An Age of Gargoyle Disney Princesses

DeviantArtist briannacherrygarcia decided it was time to get in on this wonderful Disney princess re-envision-ment trend that’s been going around. You should remember her from the My Little Raptor set she came up with. Her take on it was making Gargoyles of the girls. You all remember the show Gargoyles? Yeah me too, I remember …

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Jan 24 2014

Still Looks Questionable: Video of Worlds Tallest Waterslide

You’ve probably already heard about the new World’s Tallest Waterslide that is opening at the Kansas City Schlitterbahn this Memorial Day. But now there’s a, kind of cryptic, video. It’s one of those videos show with a remote control quadro-copter so you don’t get to see them throwing crash test dummies down the slide or …

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Nov 22 2013

Oops: Housing Development Looks like a Peen

Residents of George Road, Edward Road, and Yeoman Cottages in Hoylake, Wirral, England are worried about their house prices drooping after someone googled them and realized that “their estate resembles a giant penis.” At least it’s a giant penis, think of the discouragement that would come from it being any smaller. When viewed from above, …

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Nov 06 2013

Makes My Skin Crawl: Uncanny Street Art

The trouble with street art, aka vandalism, is the location you do it in. Most of the time you can’t paint right on the main drag because that’s where the trigger happy cops hang out looking to bust hoodlums like you. But if you get too far off the beaten path no one is going …

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Oct 30 2013

Tetanus the Ride: Man Spends 40 Years Building Carnival Rides

Think of how restaurants advertise, TV ads, newspaper ads, coupon books, radio spots, play places. Now tell me how expensive places that serve bad food can stay in business. Is it because they are a front for some sort of illegal activity? Here’s a story of how the play place idea that McDonald’s has taken …

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Oct 04 2013

“Pack Your Stuff, We’re Moving” — The Entire City

The city of Kiruna, Sweden has a problem. They need to move. Not just a few of them. The whole cit of 18,000 residents needs to vacate and move two miles up the road. No, they haven’t been storing the garbage from other towns under the city until it starts blowing out of he sewers …

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Oct 03 2013

Oops: Brick Facade Melts Off Building

From the Knees of my Nose to the Belly of my Toes that’s the name of this piece. No word on exactly what possessed artist Alex Chinneck to name it that. I’m guessing it’s because he’s an artist and they are encouraged to do strange stuff. The only thing stranger than the name of this …

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