Banana Scrimshaw

Here’s a form of banana art we’ve not yet covered on Los Thunderlads, art made by incising marks into the peels of bananas.  For example, this piece by Brazilian sculptor Tonico Lemo Auad, a face made of pinpricks that becomes visible only as the banana rots:

face

face

This one, via The Yummy Banana, apparently first appeared on The Tattooed Banana, but it seems to have been removed from that site.

Spider Tat

Spider Tat

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Altered Chess

Thanks to haha.nu for pointing to this Russian site that illustrates alternative versions of chess.  A few examples:

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Pie Chart

From haha.nu:

If Vietnam Were Now

Via haha.nu

La Pouce

A piece of public art in Paris, via haha.  There are 22 pix of unusual sculptures in that posting, including Seattle’s own Fremont Troll.  Several of them are nsfw. 

No, look at it again

Via NotNSFW, a sister site of haha.nu, an ad with a logo that might… well, here it is.

http://notnsfw.com/

A puzzling sign

From haha.nu, where it was headlined “Handicapped People are Faster?”

Negative numbers can be confusing

From haha.nu

Dryad

From haha.nu