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Artist Turns Regular Dolls Into Mind-blowing Hyperrealistic Figures

You know is it with stock action figures and dolls. They hardly resembles the person they took after. I don’t want to question why manufacturers of these expensive collectibles can’t get the facial features right. But hey, that’s probably a good thing because it leaves a void for exceedingly talented repaint artist like Philippine-born, US-based Noel Cruz a chance to unleash his talents and thus doing justice to the celebrities who the action figures/dolls took the image. How else would you turn ugly Emma Watson doll from Disney’s Beauty and the Beast into like what she supposed to be right? The works of Noel Cruz need no advertisement. The results speak for themselves. Continue reading Artist Turns Regular Dolls Into Mind-blowing Hyperrealistic Figures

Stunning Bell & Ross’s Renault F1 Team Timepiece Sold For $35K At Only Watch

The problem with mass produced product is, consumers will eventually get numb to the design. Luxury watch makers like Bell & Ross are not sparred from this natural occurrence and so, it is only naturally when a one-of-the-kind piece surface, it has all out attention. The Bell & Ross x Renault Sport Formula One BR-X1 RS17 Watch is one such attention grabbing timepiece that pops from among the long line of BR collection. It is may be a BR, but it is not just another BR. Continue reading Stunning Bell & Ross’s Renault F1 Team Timepiece Sold For $35K At Only Watch

The One And Only LV x Supreme Pudsey Bear Is Now Going Under The Hammer

Don’t let the image above deceive you. The Louis Vuitton x Supreme Designer Pudsey Bear you see here is huge. Huge like a small child size, measuring a whopping 28 inches (71 centimeters) tall and it is possibly the last piece to come out of the Louis Vuitton x Supreme collection. Looks kind of rad, right? Well, at least, I think it is. This highly covetable Pudsey bear is an one-off creation as part of the 2017 Designer Pudsey Collection for BBC Children in Need curated by Katie Grand and inspired by, you guessed it, the charity’s very own mascot Pudsey Bear. Continue reading The One And Only LV x Supreme Pudsey Bear Is Now Going Under The Hammer

Ex-Factory Works 1958 Porsche 550A Spyder To Go Under The Hammer

Anyone with money can afford themselves a race car, but sometimes even with all the money in the world, not everyday you get a chance to own a piece of motoring history. Granted, not everyone is a fan of Porsche but if you are, the good news is, this is the “not the everyday,” this is the Ex-Factory Works Team Le Mans 1958 Porsche 550A Spyder. Besides the obvious freaking dope aesthetic, evergreen aesthetic, this beautiful classic race car was a Le Mans and Nürburgring podium finisher and perhaps more importantly, it is the most original examples in existence. Continue reading Ex-Factory Works 1958 Porsche 550A Spyder To Go Under The Hammer

The Volvo V70 Turned “Tank” That Has Us Enthralled Is Now On The Block

Remember the one person who took “Volvos are built like a tank” a little too literally and in the process, puts smile on a lot of people faces? Well, apparently, it is has been put up on the block for the sake of Ben Charity. As it turns out, this thing is located in Loughborough, the U.K and the seller has listed it on eBay in a no reserve auction. In case you are interested, it will ship to U.K., the U.S., and Australia, and at the time of this writing, it has garnered 35 bids which push the price to a modest £2,300. The car, or rather the “tank,” started life as a year 2000 Volvo V70 Estate and it was created for a charity run for the best five driving roads in the Alps which it emerged as the winning car out of the 40 other rides in the Bangers for Ben 2017 charity run. Continue reading The Volvo V70 Turned “Tank” That Has Us Enthralled Is Now On The Block

You Can Buy Anything On Taobao, Including Boeing 747 Jumbo Jets

It is official. You can buy just about anything on Taobao for the cheap, now including used Boeing 747 Jumbo Jets. Yep. That’s plural right there because there are not one, not two, but three on the block and they are available on Taobao alongside other more mundane items like real estates, motor vehicles, and boats. These aircraft, all of which are Boeing 747-400ERF, were seized by a court in Shenzhen after its owner Jade Cargo went bust in 2013. Continue reading You Can Buy Anything On Taobao, Including Boeing 747 Jumbo Jets

BMW i3 “Spaghetti Car” by Maurizio Cattelan Sold For A Cool €100,000

First of all, I have no idea why a German car is decorated with Italian definitive symbol of cuisine, spaghetti, and presented in an auction by BMW France. Quite a mix, don’t you think? Anyways, the car you see here is the BMW i3 “Spaghetti Car” as touched by artist Maurizio Cattelan, the same artist behind the solid 18-karat toilet bowl. For some reasons unknown to our non-artistic minds, Cattelan and photographer Pierpaolo Ferrari, collectively called TOILETPAPER (!?), have decided to use the duo’s signature style spaghetti close-up imagery to decorated a BMW i3 and the result is, to us, both quirky and strangely alluring. Continue reading BMW i3 “Spaghetti Car” by Maurizio Cattelan Sold For A Cool €100,000

Original Pulse Rifle Used In Aliens And Aliens 3 To Go On The Block

Good news, movie props collectors and fans of the Aliens franchise. The Colonial Marine M41-A Pulse Rifle originally constructed and used in horror, sci-fi flick Aliens, and subsequently, rebuilt for Aliens 3 will be going under the hammer on eBay. Designated LOT 1339, the Aliens Colonial Marine M41-A Pulse Rifle movie prop is part of the many Hollywood props and memorabilia offered in the Hollywood Auction 89 sale organized by auction house, Profiles in History. Continue reading Original Pulse Rifle Used In Aliens And Aliens 3 To Go On The Block

Not-for-sale Razer Chroma Mug On eBay UK Gets Razer CEO’s Due Attention

Razer CEO Min-Liang Tan had specifically said that the Razer Chroma Mug is strictly a non sale item. It was an exclusive gift presented to partners and close friends with some set aside for loyal fans through a sweepstake or something of sort, but in this Internet age, non sale item doesn’t mean you won’t be able to get it, well, that’s if you are prepared to drop a cool 1,220 English pounds or more (about an insane $1,520!). As it appears, at least one partner of Razer or close friend is not appreciating the exclusivity bestowed on him or her because this person, referred to as eBay seller dezolator-uk, has put it up for auction on eBay. Continue reading Not-for-sale Razer Chroma Mug On eBay UK Gets Razer CEO’s Due Attention

Trust Me, You Will Want This Pristine 80s Honda ATC 70 Three-Wheeler

Regardless of your argument on whether a three-wheeler is a motorcycle or not, you can’t deny that the 1984 Honda ATC 70 Three-Wheeler was probably one of the greatest thing the Japanese marque has rolled out in the 80s. While the performance offered by the ATC 70’s 72 cc, four-stroke engine is definitely not something to shout about, it is by no means a toy ride. On contrary, it is a full-fledged three-wheel motorcycle that comes complete with an automatic clutch, adjustable throttle, an upper design that was a familiar sight of the 80s Honda motorcycle, and also, fat, knobby tires that makes this the ideal beginner ride that to take on the beaten trails. Continue reading Trust Me, You Will Want This Pristine 80s Honda ATC 70 Three-Wheeler