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Want to be like a Lilliputian for a day? If you have read Gulliver’s Travels, you will know what I’m talking about. 

Some of these overdone outdoor objects are not just impressive to look at, but some serves practical purposes as well. Below is a list of 15 ridiculously oversized every day objects that will make you feel little, literally!

Source: Hongkiat

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The World’s Largest Deckchair by Stuart Murdoch, located on Bournemouth beach in Great Britain. This giant deckchair is 8.5 meters tall and 5.5 meters wide! | Photo Credit: hongkiat.com

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Giant Light Bulb by Sarah Olaerts is a giant dimmable LED lamp that is shaped like an incandescent light bulb. It is 4.5 feet long and made of polyethylene. | Photo Credit: hongkiat.com

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Step Inside a Creative Mind by Prodigium, which is located in Croatia. This dome is designed to look like the head of a person wearing Ray Ban-inspired glasses. | Photo Credit: hongkiat.com

Giant Comb Bike Rack by Knowho w Shop LA is shaped like a giant comb, but works as a bike rack. It weighs more than 400 pounds, and is made of Mangaris and powder-coated steel.

Giant Comb Bike Rack by Knowho w Shop LA is shaped like a giant comb, but works as a bike rack. It weighs more than 400 pounds, and is made of Mangaris and powder-coated steel. | Photo Credit: hongkiat.com

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“Bad Dog” by Richard Jackson is located just outside the Orange County Museum of Art and standing 24 feet tall. This giant urinating dog statue is sure to attract the attention of any passer-by. | Photo Credit: hongkiat.com

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Giant Yellow Teddy Bear by Urs Fischer is a giant teddy bear that was on display in New York back in 2011. It was made of bronze, weighed 35,000 pounds, and stood 23 feet tall. | Photo Credit: hongkiat.com

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Spiral of the Galaxy by Marc Quinn is a giant sea shell sculpture that was displayed in the vicinity of Chatsworth House, England as part of the Sotheby’s Beyond Limit’s sculpture exhibition on September 5, 2013. | Photo Credit: hongkiat.com

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Guns by David Černý. The Czech artist came up with this installation in an effort to convey the message that violence frequently leads into a deadlock and brings no benefit to anyone. | Photo Credit: hongkiat.com

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“Remind” Giant Message in a Bottle by Vibeke Nørgaard Rønsbo. Selected to be part of the “Sculpture by the Sea” exhibition, this is a really romantic and movie-esque sculpture of a bottle containing a beautifully written message. | Photo Credit: hongkiat.com

Large LEGO Sculptures by Access Agency. This huge R2D2 sculpture-cum-gateway is just one of the several large LEGO sculptures created by Access Agency. | Photo Credit: hongkiat.com

Large LEGO Sculptures by Access Agency. This huge R2D2 sculpture-cum-gateway is just one of the several large LEGO sculptures created by Access Agency. | Photo Credit: hongkiat.com

Planet by Marc Quinn. Quinn designed this huge sculpture of his then 7 month-old son. Located in Singapore, this sculpture measures more than 10 meters in length and weighs 7 tons. | Photo Credit: hongkiat.com

Planet by Marc Quinn. Quinn designed this huge sculpture of his then 7 month-old son. Located in Singapore, this sculpture measures more than 10 meters in length and weighs 7 tons. | Photo Credit: hongkiat.com

Pentateuque by Fabien Mérelle. The 5-meter-tall artwork ‘Pentateuque’ brings to life the fantastical and seemingly impossible act of an average man (a cast of the artist himself) balancing a gigantic elephant. It is found in Statue Square, Hong Kong. | Photo Credit: hongkiat.com

Pentateuque by Fabien Mérelle. The 5-meter-tall artwork ‘Pentateuque’ brings to life the fantastical and seemingly impossible act of an average man (a cast of the artist himself) balancing a gigantic elephant. It is found in Statue Square, Hong Kong. | Photo Credit: hongkiat.com

 

Metalmorphosis by David Černý. Located in Charlotte, North Carolina, this is a really cool and unique sculpture as it’s made of sliced steel plate layers that can rotate in different directions. It stands 30 feet tall and weighs 14 tons. | Photo Credit: hongkiat.com

Metalmorphosis by David Černý. Located in Charlotte, North Carolina, this is a really cool and unique sculpture as it’s made of sliced steel plate layers that can rotate in different directions. It stands 30 feet tall and weighs 14 tons. | Photo Credit: hongkiat.com

Marilyn Monroe Sculpture by J. Seward Johnson. This is a 26 foot-tall statue of Marilyn Monroe in her iconic pose from a 1955 movie, The Seven Year Itch. Originally located in Chicago, it was later moved to southern California in summer 2012. | Photo Credit: hongkiat.com

Marilyn Monroe Sculpture by J. Seward Johnson. This is a 26 foot-tall statue of Marilyn Monroe in her iconic pose from a 1955 movie, The Seven Year Itch. Originally located in Chicago, it was later moved to southern California in summer 2012. | Photo Credit: hongkiat.com

Big Rig Jig by Mike Ross. This gravity-defying sculpture came from the idea of turning discarded objects into works of art. It stands 50 feet tall, weighs 25 tons, and most importantly, is made using a couple of repurposed 18-wheeler tanker trucks. | Photo Credit: hongkiat.com

Big Rig Jig by Mike Ross. This gravity-defying sculpture came from the idea of turning discarded objects into works of art. It stands 50 feet tall, weighs 25 tons, and most importantly, is made using a couple of repurposed 18-wheeler tanker trucks. | Photo Credit: hongkiat.com

 

 

 

 

 

 

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