The Common Good

Afternoon Links of Awesomeness: July 2, 2012

This incredible stop motion video is a shot by shot process one man took to rebuild a used engine. Take a look at over 11 months of dedicated hard work. [Colossal]

Rather than “Lunchables,” how about “Mom Gave Up? Or instead of “Cracker Jacks,” how about “Do you like Fun Prizes? Then get ready to be disappointed.” Here’s 20 images of what snack foods would look like if they were called by what they actually are, not by what the “label” reads. [Pleated Jeans]

A man plays a typewriter in a symphony performance in Madrid, Spain. [The Awesomer]

Guinness World Records were broken at this year’s X-Games after a stunt car drove through a 66-foot-tall Hot Wheels loop track. [Neatorama]

Take a look at this summery collection of fruit sculptures. [Junk Culture]

Beat the heat and look cool with this belt buckle flask. [Incredible Things]

“Sun boxes” is one of the coolest outdoor art installations anywhere. With 20 solar powered speakers, these sleek boxes delivers a variety of sounds in some beautiful scenery, helping one to notice “the subtleties of the composition unfold.” [Laughing Squid]

Joshua Witchger is an online assistant at Sojourners.

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