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UK artist Kyle Bean's "harmless weapons" make no sense practically, but they're cool looking and speak to some idea about defanging violent implements that makes intuitive sense. When he explains on his site (which we found our to way via Neatorama), that he got the idea for the collection from things like guerrilla gardening and yarn bombing, it becomes even clearer: These things both use words associated with combat to describe the benign activities of gardening and knitting (see also: seed guns). What makes Bean's sculptures especially fun is the extent to which so many of them involve food, which does to literally the exact opposite to people that the items Bean makes it represent would do. That popsicle bomb just kills us. The full collection is over at his site.

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