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A rather charming, wet and chewy short directed by Masaki Okuda who explains, (possibly via Google Translate):

The primary schoolboy “Kuchao” is hated person in his class.Even if everyone fly balloons, only he doesn’t part with his it. After school, He springs out of the school in at full speed with a balloon.When he immediately begins to chew a bubble gum which he hid, he enter the imagination world. When his balloon becomes the face and begins to chew a bubble gum,it changes into various things.His imagination makes rapid progress more and his balloon increase steadily. Then, the bird approaches while flying, and…


An artist is making the streets of London a little more colourful by painting miniature pictures on pieces of discarded chewing gum.

For the past six years, Ben Wilson has spent days on end scouring pavements for discarded gum that he can bring to life.

Wilson has created more than 8,000 works of art this way – each one photographed and catalogued for his archive. A picture can take anything from two hours to three days to complete.

Maybe we could get him over here. The streets are just one big canvas in Dublin, anyway.