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Kill Bill – by Murat Palta. See more.

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“Hurry Up” – Chris Piascik

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What’s a hobo nickel? I’m glad you asked!

“The hobo nickel is a sculptural art form involving the creative modification of small-denomination coins, essentially resulting in miniature bas reliefs. The nickel, because of its size, thickness, and relative softness, was a favoured coin for this purpose.” – Wikipedia

Hobo nickel Google image gallery
Hobo Nickel on Wikipedia
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Via David Archer


Related #longread: Twilight Of The Hobos (Buzzfeed):

Minnesota Jim, meanwhile, seems a little confused by the proceedings. His victory seemed, at least in part, based on his age. At 83, he’s one of the few surviving bridgers — hoboes that rode on both steam- and diesel-powered trains during their time — and winning seemed to be a kind of lifetime achievement award. But he cautiously told the local paper that kids today shouldn’t ride the rails. “The trains show no mercy.”

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Street art. Brunswick, Melbourne.

Photo taken using Android Photo Sphere.

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The Atlantic’s Alan Taylor collects a selection outstanding shots from the Red Bull Illume Image Quest photo competition.

Photo credit: © Dimitrios Kontizas/Red Bull Illume

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David Guttenfelder is Instagraming from inside North Korea. Some amazing (haunting?) video too.

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Love this series by Peter Drew.

Via Wooster.

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Home Made Nexus 7 Case

The Nexus7 is great for throwing into a bag but I was a bit worried about it sliding round in mine and marking the screen. So I grabbed a knife and some glue and knocked up the old “cigarettes in the bible” trick.

$7 note book becomes Nexus 7 case. Kaching!

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I’ve wanted to do this for a while. Today was a good day, lots of stuff in the bag! Continue Reading…