Short video about Japan's museum of rocks that have faces


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Originally published at: https://boingboing.net/2018/02/01/short-video-about-japans-mus.html


#2

Yoshiharu Tsuge (つげ義春) last manga, “The Man Without Talent”, (1986) was partly about Tsuge hobby of collecting “funny-looking” rocks in the vain hope to sell them. It’s also one of the most depressing manga I have ever read.


#3

She put hair on one of the rocks? That’s like a mustache on the Mona Lisa, and I do not mean it’s as brilliant as Duchamp. [grumpycat.gif]


#4

I first misread the title as Rocks with Feces. Thank god they weren’t.


#5

Here is a rock that has phases:

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Before any one busts out "Japan is so weird realise that the US has a shovel museum. A famous shovel museum.


#7

well you gotta git out thar in Kanezas to that Barbed Wire museum or the Hair museum in MIzzoree, US of A…the penis mueum in Icelnad is just too far out man


#8

Pareidolia aside, some aficionados in Asia are into a different kind of rock collecting than stereotypical American rockhounds.

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gongshi

https://www.metmuseum.org/exhibitions/listings/2000/world-of-scholars/photo-gallery


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