The entire world is watching as politicians pour into Paris today to decide the future of the Earth. But you might have missed what’s going on outside the summit, where dozens of activists and artists have transformed the city with installations about climate change.
Genius on Genius | Nikola Tesla mural painted on the Genius Central building in St. Petersburg, FL, as part of the Shine St. Petersburg Mural Festival. Photo by CityofSt.Pete/Flickr/CC BY 2.0
The Revolution never dies, comrades — especially when we've painted its leaders on massive billboards that loom over your cities and towns. Here are some of the world's most imposing portraits of Communism's most famous instigators.
There's nothing like a huge, diverse nation with a tumultuous history to bring on the weirdness. Here are a few of our favorite incredibly strange monuments that could only exist in China . . . or maybe the American midwest. But we'll save the latter for another day. For now, enjoy this gallery of eastern oddities.
Buried in an alleyway in Seattle's Queen Anne neighborhood is this amazing mural of characters from classic Jim Henson flick Dark Crystal. io9's own Garrison Dean took these pictures that truly capture "essence of Gelfling."
A T-600 (from Terminator Salvation) took over Toronto's Yonge and Bloor subway station, flashing its eyes and moving around, to the terror of morning commuters. A few more super-detailed pics below.