Necessity, so they say, is the mother of invention—and if you need a tank but don't have one to hand, it's time to get creative. Like these Syrian rebels, who threw together this tank after a trip to a junk yard.
Dick Schaefer is a junkyard artist. He takes scrap metal from old cars and junkyards and builds these leftovers into wonderful sculptures.
In northeastern Ohio, there's a bucolic airplane graveyard filled with the decaying remains of old jets, like this Vought F7U Cutlass. Here's an eerie video of these rotting old birds.
Artist Nemo Gould, whose proud and strangely anatomically-correct robot you see here, loves old-fashioned science fiction, hybrid animals, and junkyards. He just finished an artist-in-residency program at the San Francisco Dump, and has turned out an amazing array of sculptures using recycled debris. Brighten your day…