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    Video: Metropolis II diecast kinetic art installation gets the mini documentary treatment
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    For us, one of the few nice parts about commercial flight is being able to look out of the window shortly after takeoff and see just how small and genuinely insignificant we all appear from just a few thousand feet in the air. One glance can swallow the whole of a thousand families and all of ...

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    New Stratos GT2 racer reportedly in the works
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    New Stratos GT2 by Amalgam – Click above for high-res image gallery
    If you're looking for the bragging rights with four wheels, getting your hands on any of a number of exotic supercars – most of them hailing from Italy – will undoubtedly do the trick. But if every kid on the ...

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    Video: Diecast rush hour is the art of our childhood dreams
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    Chris Burden's Metropolis 2 – Click above to watch video after the jump
    Like most normal Americans, thoughts of exactly what we'd do if we had all the money in the world and not a care to burden us occupy a fair portion of our mental capacity each day. Chances are that if we slept on a bed ...

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    Diecast Warfare: Tomica reportedly returning to U.S. to take on Hot Wheels, Matchbox
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    Finally, something from our youth returns in a good way, not another Incredible Hulk reboot or power balled Cure cover. Tomica (or Tomy), which left the U.S. in the Eighties after some financial troubles, is coming back next month – and almost just like it was before. A line of miniature ...

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    Worth the Paper Cuts: Cardboard Honda NSX racer assembly shots are awesome
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    Epson papercraft Honda NSX build – Click either image for high-res gallery
    We were never the kinds of kids who could sit down and crank out a plastic model with any sort of aplomb. In fact, we have a stack of half-finished kits in the hall closet that fire disapproving glares at us every ...

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    Spy Shots: 2011 Volkswagen Touareg revealed in diecast form?
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    Between patent offices, surreptitious shipping company videos, and Marussias being left uncovered on the back of a truck in a traffic jam, lately we've been coming across all manner of ways for new cars to be accidentally revealed ahead-of-schedule. Here's another: a German model car company has ...

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    Video: Sickest model car lighting kits ever
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    Modell-Lichtsystem die-cast model lighting kits – Click above to watch video
    That's not a real Audi R8 pictured above. That's a 1:18-scale Kyosho die-cast model, fitted with a Modell-Lichtsystem (ML) illumination kit. The ML light packages can turn a model car with photo-realistic detail ...

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    Childhood Redeemed: Lego artist creates jaw-dropping four-wheeled creations
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    Firas Abu-Jaber's Lego cars - click above for a high-res gallery
    This is how you tell the master from the journeyman: Give them a common task, place the same tools in each of their hands, and while journeyman's results will be acceptable, the master's results will be amazing. Firas Abu-Jaber has a ...

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    Auto Art: little cars meet their little ends at little trees
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    So we've told you about slow motion car crashes, a Warhol painting of pictures of a car crash that sold for $71 million, and of course there's always Lindsay Lohan creating her own life-sized crash-themed art. Now we present John Rooney, a Boston artist who creates set pieces of small, intricately ...

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    Celebrating cars in 1:1 scale
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    Here at Autoblog we like to highlight any connection automotive connections that reach back across the ages to our youth. For some of us that's fawning over pics of Optimus Prime in toy form, while for others it's reaching even farther back to recall the painstaking assembly of plastic toy model ...

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    Jellio hearts Autoblog - offers 25% off on Drive In just for you
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    There were a lot of positive responses to our past two posts on Jellio's special brand of wall art. The latest is called Drive In and features scaled up model parts from a chrome-heavy hot rod. Most readers responded that they'd love to terrorize the Mrs. with this thing on their living room wall, ...

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