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Do You Prefer Your Cocktails Shaken Or Hand Sculpted?

Hidetsugo Ueno - Bar High Five, Tokyo, diamond ice cutting

  Tokyo Japan, Tuesday February 19, 2013 After this video of Japanese drinking establishment Bar High Five master mixologist Hidetsugo Ueno hand sculpting a small block of ice into a crystal clear diamond shape that perfectly fits into a glass went viral this week, I got to thinking about the …

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Art Captionator: Vader Condoms

I Will Not Be Your Father - Darth Vader Condom

  NEW YORK – Tuesday, February 19, 2013 “I Will Not Be Your Father” – 20 Ad Lines For This Piece of Pop Art Sometimes pop culture combines with art, making pop art.  In this case the art is not only funny, but functional.  I opened the floor to comments …

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Ancient 1000-Year-Old Buddhist Sculptures Unearthed

Archaeologists uncover 1,000-year-old Liao Dynasty artifacts, Balinzuoqi, China - Oct 2012

  BALINZUOQU, Tuesday, September. 11, 2012 Created over 1000 years ago, this partially exhumed ancient sculpture is believed to be part of a royal Buddhist Temple of the Liao Dynasty.  Archaeologists excavating the site in northern China’s Balinzuoqi (formerly Shangjing) have discovered three Buddhist Tower bases, and a large number of finely crafted …

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