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Supercar Mercedes SLS AMG Taken Out Of Ocean E-mail
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The Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG in mention was en route from Germany to Argentina, where its buyer was patiently waiting for his delivery after spending a whopping $710,00 USD for the white sports car. While we don’t have too much insight on what exactly caused the unfortunate event, we do know that three containers fell off from a cargo ship while over the waters of the Rio de la Plata near the port of Ensenada in Buenos Aires, and as you guessed it, one of them was carrying the SLS AMG.

It’s saddening to see that the vehicle fell to its demise so close to its final destination, but rescue crews were able to swiftly recover the vehicle from the bottom of the ocean just after five days. While they acted fast, the SLS AMG sustained a level of damage that was beyond repair. After spending five days in the sun to dry out, the Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG’s engine turned on, alas the electrical components were fried beyond comprehension.

Supercar Mercedes SLS AMG Taken Out Of Ocean

Amazing Stylised Typewritten Portraits E-mail
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Amazing Stylised Typewritten Portraits

This post is particularly interesting because at first glance, you might not realize just how Brazilian graphic designer Álvaro Franca creates his stylized portraits. A closer look reveals that his subjects’ faces, hair, and clothing are all comprised of letterforms that are impressively produced on a vintage typewriter. Aptly titled Typewritten Portraits, Franca creates portraits of five of his favorite authors, including Jack Kerouac, J.D. Salinger, and Charles Bukowski.

To craft these works, Franca created reference images on his computer. It gave him an idea of where the dark and light parts are on a face, and he used this as a guide when pecking away on his typewriter. Certain letterforms seem to be perfect for conveying a sense of realism in the portraits. The “m,” when placed together, creates a dense, shaded area, and we can see that the designer also layered text to further enhance this…

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