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bullcrapvendingmachine.jpgThe wearer hides behind the sheet, printed with an actual-size photo of a vending machine. Ms. Tsukioka's clothing is still in development, but she already has several versions, including one that unfolds from a kimono and a deluxe model with four sides for more complete camouflaging.
I'll believe that this is Japan. I'll believe that this thing really exists. But I won't believe that it's anything other than a pseudo-art-project re-tooled as a 'disguise' to hide the wearer from criminals. As an aside, I do own the '101 Un-useless Japanese Inventions' book and it's filled with ideas like this.
NEW YORK (AP) -- "My Sweet Lord," an anatomically correct milk chocolate sculpture of Jesus Christ that infuriated Catholics before its April unveiling was canceled, returns Oct. 27 to a Chelsea art gallery, its creator said Tuesday.
chocolatejesus.jpgAll I'd like to know is whether the head is hollow like a chocolate bunny. In fact, the artistic effect could be intensified by adding some delicious crunchy eye-buttons to his yummy, chocolatey head - or even a chewy, nougaty center. How about Longinus poking him in the side with a giant Pixie stick, opening a hole through which pours sticky treats such as Now & Later, Laffy Taffy and Skittles? That would be the cherry on the top of this blasphemous sundae.

Blasphemous Sundaes - now that's a great band name for you.

For what it's worth, he looks less like Jesus and more like Frank from Hellraiser. Maybe it's the hooks though.
University of Colorado police are looking into an incident at Macky Auditorium on Tuesday night during which a man, dressed in a black cape and wearing a gas mask, approached the stage where British singer Annie Lennox was performing and frightened her into retreating backstage.
So she's frightened of a guy who just approached the stage? I mean, come on, it can hardly be the first time that she's seen this. Isn't 'Sweet Dreams' still somewhat of a goth anthem?

Somewhere, Billy the Impaler weeps. And it's much more intense than his normal everyday, "I wear black on the outside because it's how I feel on the inside" weeping. He weeps for innocence lost.
Pareidolia is a type of illusion or misperception involving a vague or obscure stimulus being perceived as something clear and distinct.
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