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Japan; Tallest Lift Tower

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Mitsubishi has opened the tallest lift tower in Inazawa City, Japan. Standing 567 feet high, the lift tower, dubbed ‘Solae’, is to be used to test high speed elevators to work in the ever increasing tallest buildings. Click here to read more.

Filed Under: Architecture, Design

The 7th Annual No Pants! Subway Ride

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We’ve all been there: you find yourself on the subway — maybe on your way to work, maybe on the way to a bar at 2 in the morning — desperately wishing you could just…take your pants off. But of course, you don’t, conformist pansy that you are, instead allowing society’s stifling morals to keep you down. But now there’s hope! check out the 7th Annual No Pants! Subway Ride.

As soon as the doors shut at the stop before yours, stand up and take your pants off and put them in your backpack. If you’d like to use a briefcase, purse, grocery bag, or whatever instead of a backpack that’s fine too. If anyone asks you why you’ve removed your pants, tell them that they were “getting uncomfortable” (or something along those lines.)

However, one disclaimer:

You are responsible for your own pants.

And before you nudists get all excited, it’s no PANTS, not no CLOTHES. Keep those underwear on, cowboy.

Filed Under: Culture, Fashion, Sex

Creative Sculpture 2

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Check out these creative crayon sculptures from Pete Goldlust. This just shows you that you don’t need to spend a lot on materials to create interesting works of art – just about .99 cents on a box of Crayola’s.

For other interesting sculptures from every day objects take a look at this past AS|D DROP post.

Filed Under: Art, Design

iPod Nano Cases

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Check out these retro style iPod Nano cases from Contexture. They modified cassette tapes to house your iPod Nano on one side and appear like a normal cassette on the other. Originally 45 of these cases were created, but most have been sold already. Check out the ones remaining and order yours for about $45 bucks here.

Filed Under: Design, Fashion

Model Ghetto

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There is something great about a model train set. However, something was always lacking from the accessories available at the local hobby store. Hobbyist Peter Feigenbaum has filled this void, with his rendition of an urban slum that he built for his model trains. Check out the detailed pictures here.

Filed Under: Architecture, Design

Kaws Strikes Back

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The legendary Kaws resently released his latest must have for all you toy connoisseurs. Kaws’ take on Darth Vader is all you would expect from the man! Check out the detailed pics here.

If you weren’t able to get one already, there are a bunch for sale on
eBay already. Expect to pay about $500-

Filed Under: Art, Culture, Design

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