Lifestyle

Murdoch's tank is a good egg

Artist Stuart Murdoch's life-sized tank made of egg cartons.
Artist Stuart Murdoch's life-sized tank made of egg cartons. Lost at e minor

I KNOW we all feel the need to venerate people who have fought in wars, but my personal heroes are people like my sister, who have spent their adult lives teaching in the inner cities, or nurses in hospitals who endure all kinds of traumatic and disturbing situations all for the sake of caring for patients without any of the glory or status that doctors receive. I don't think killing people is that virtuous of a thing to devote yourself to.

In any case, this life-sized Challenger II tank made out of 5,016 egg cartons by artist Stuart Murdoch to benefit injured British soldiers is pretty cool, especially if you think about the soldiers being the eggs that need to be broken in order to make a geopolitical omelette. Something something.

Topics:  tank, trend setting




Stay Connected

Update your news preferences and get the latest news delivered to your inbox.

$130 million federal funding boost for CQ jobs

FUNDING: Rookwood Weir is expected to be backed in an announcement by Prime Minister and the Deputy Prime Minister. INSET: MP Michelle Landry tours the site with Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull and Deputy Prime Minister Barnaby Joyce.

Rookwood Weir expected to be backed by federal government

Thermomix explodes leaving mum with burns

Sonya Enkelmann suffered burns to her arms and face after her thermo mix exploded

Gracemere mum learns what not to cook in a thermomix.

Man stabbed in leg walks 4kms to mum's place

Police generic, crime scene.  Photo Tessa Mapstone / South Burnett Times

UPDATE 11am: POLICE track down man stabbed during fight this morning

Latest deals and offers

Sale nears on last large block of land in Coolum

The 43.37ha property on South Coolum Rd has sold.

South Coolum Rd property to be land banked

Caloundra’s former Centrepoint Buffet site up for sale

FOR SALE: The home of the old Centrepoint Buffet

Restaurant fined for unhygienic practices closed months ago