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Request: Fund fun

So, I had this idea… Doubtful News could use a bit more “character”. I am currently working with an artist who is developing AL, a mascot for Doubtful News. Things are shaping up. The critter reflects the media and public reaction to strange news we get everyday. He’s a bit of a worrier and freaks out over anything…

Famous ‘Witch House’ in Milwaukee is moving

This (urban) legendary house is a favorite for sightseers. But it’s become a bit of a nuisance to the neighbors. Now, it will be moved to be put on public display with all its eclectic adornments. ‘Witch House’ being moved to Sheboygan The famous Witch House, sitting on the banks of Lake Michigan in Fox…

The Cryptozoologicon is here!

Updated from a post announcing that it was on its way on Oct 13, 2013. It is now here! Another do not miss cryptozoology book. The Cryptozoologicon – by John Conway, C. M. Kosemen and Darren Naish – is published by Irregular Books. via Tales from the Cryptozoologicon: BUNYIP | Tetrapod Zoology, Scientific American Blog Network. Cryptozoologicon…

Placenta prints and ingesting

I hope you are not eating. All I can do is to post this as “oddities” and hope it doesn’t make anyone sick… Portland company creates ‘placenta prints’ in unique new moms trend | kgw.com Portland. Placenta is being used to create art in a growing trend for new moms. The placenta prints, as they’re…

Remarkable but bizarre icon in Denver at risk?

Noooo! Say it ain’t so! Don’t take Blucifer away. Keep remarkable “Mustang” sculpture at DIA – The Denver Post. Known to some in these parts as “Blucifer,” “Devil Horse,” or “The Blue Stallion of Death,” it could soon be open season on the creature properly known as “Mustang,” the sculpture that stands guard at Denver…

River monster sculpture returns

Remember the cool story about the art sculpture that spontaneously appeared in the Chippewa River in Wisconsin? Well, Chippy the river monster has lived to see another day. Nessie sculpture creators come forward, put another in river – Leader-Telegram. Some excess cement, inspiration from the boss and downtime at an Eau Claire business yielded a sculpture of a Loch…

Darwin’s ‘The Origin of Species’ to Become Art

Darwin’s ‘The Origin of Species’ to Become Illuminated Manuscript « ArtPlantae Today. Natural history artist, calligrapher and science educator, Kelly Houle, is creating a large-scale illuminated manuscript based on Charles Darwin’s The Origin of Species. Each page will be designed as a work of art. All text will be written by hand and natural history illustrations will…