A Nuclear Plant Turned Fun Park And More Amazing Images From This Week

Nuclear Family Fun
Wunderland Kalkar is a renovated nuclear power plant in Germany turned into a family-friendly amusement park. Here's the swing. Read more.Wunderland Kalkar via Slate
Sci-Fi Country
Why is sci-fi so city-focused? Why can't we have a Blade Runner set on a farm? Swedish artist Simon Stålenhag remedies that bias with his look at the futuristic countryside.Simon Stålenhag
Deskla
Matthew Vuolo created this reception desk from a Tesla Model S. Just plug it in and start answering calls.Matthew Vuolo
A Lion Made From Tires
Reddit user m1keyth uploaded this photo of a lion sculpture made from tires. There is some kind of symbolism here probably? Maybe?m1keyth via Geekologie
Art Wars
For the exhibition Art Wars, Ben Moore teamed up with a series of artists and the creator of the original Storm Trooper helmet to remix the classic Star Wars gear.Mr. Brainwash via Laughing Squid
Wormhole Walls
Art project, or portal to another dimension??? (It is an art project. Control yourself.) Artist 1010 paints the optical illusions.1010 via Colossal
The Humble Oarfish
A scientist at the Catalina Island Marine Institute in California was snorkeling around recently when OH GOD LOOK IT'S GIGANTIC. She'd happened across a rare (dead [thankfully]) oarfish. It was 18-feet long.Catalina Island Marine Institute via Like Cool
Oiled Up Plane
NASA engineers added fluorescent oil to a model of a plane, then stuck it in a wind tunnel. This lets them see how wind flows over, and also just makes it look rad. Read more.NASA Langley/Preston Martin
Chairgenics
Using online search rankings, the design team at Formnation "bred" the ultimate chair, mixing the best assets of different chairs until they had achieved the most comfortable, affordable, stylish chair possible.Formnation via designboom
Wood Cities
James McNabb creates incredible (imaginary) cities out of wood. See more over at Co.Design.James McNabb via Co.Design