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!! OMG, Japanese shop launches mask initiative to make staff seem more friendly !!

Japanese discount store Takeya just launched a “Smile Campaign” that aims to make their employees look more approachable and friendly when wearing masks. Every staff member of the store is now wearing a mask with a printed human smile on it. The store announced the initiative on Twitter, saying that:

“Since the pandemic has normalized wearing masks, we’re launching a ‘Smile campaign’ to show how we would still like to bring you our smiles through a mask.”

Check out the results after the jump! Does this seem creepy or kind of cool?

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!! OMG, Artist shows how Roman emperors looked in real life by using facial reconstruction AI and Photoshop !!

An artist named Haround Binous is bringing the dusty emperors back to life in a series of hyper-realistic illustrations. The student from the Université de Lausanne, Switzerland is combining facial recognition AI, Photoshop, and historical references to revive all the Roman emperors, from Augustus to Valentinian III. And some of them are BABES! Check out his renderings after the jump!

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!! OMG, it’s all your favorite music legends of yesteryear as marionettes !!

Artist George Miller spent his time lockdown making a set of marionettes featuring some of the biggest stars of rock ‘n’ roll, country, and R&B. Miller is a Glasgow-based artist, singer, musician and iconic pop figure who’s better known as the front man to the legendary Kaisers and more recently the New Piccadillys. Check out a full gallery of his puppets after the jump!

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!! OMG, these floating islands will bring a new type of public park to Copenhagen !!

Designed by Australian architect Marshall Blecher and Studio Fokstrot, a set of roaming artificial islands is set to be built in Copenhagen’s harbor.

The project that’s supposed to bring “wildness and whimsy” to Denmark’s capital will provide a new type of public space to relax and unwind in. The islands will be open and free to everyone, including boaters, swimmers, kayakers, and just about everyone who enjoys being outside.

The islands will be built from all recyclable materials. Check out some stunning renderings of what they can expect after the jump! They’re like out of a fantastical painting.

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