Radioactive Fallout Art

Yet it’s hard not to feel apprehensive in the presence of installations that glow brightly because of the uranium glass beads used in their creation.

”I guess when you turn on the light and it glows and you’ve been handling it all day you go ‘oh’,” Julia says. ”We got the beads tested just to make sure because when people hear ‘uranium’ they automatically think of danger.”

Gargoyles – Glorious Gruesome Grotesques

In architecture, a gargoyle is a carved stone grotesque, usually made of granite, with a spout designed to convey water from a roof and away from the side of a building thereby preventing rainwater from running down masonry walls and eroding the mortar between.

They’re also strange, bizarre, unpleasant or just plain ugly. They have been hovering around our towns and cities for centuries, for so long that it can be forgotten that they have meaning and purpose. Take a tour of the weird world of the gargoyle. VIA: –UNIQUE DAILY