Posts Tagged ‘hell’

26
Feb

Chinese Hell Bank Notes

by adminadam in art, links

These are meant to be burned at funerals in China.
The concept of Hell was interpreted as a general ‘afterlife’, not as the Christian missionaries attempted to convey it in the negative, eternal-hell-fire sense that we understand in the west. Hence the use of ‘Hell Notes’ to ferry departed souls into ‘Heaven’.

More Chinese Hell Notes can be seen here: (http://www.bigwhiteguy.com/baskets/hell.php)
More Really Cool World Bank Notes can be seen here: (http://www.joelscoins.com/catpm.htm)
9
Apr

XKCD power-up!

by adminadam in home, humor, links

I love that xkcd made this comic:

But I love even more that xkcd is so cool that someone was inspired to actually make the real game! Yes, please try it — it’s insanely, the exact same thing — but in real life! CLICK HERE.