Who knew rice could look so good from an aerial view. The nation that brought you Transformers, Tamagotchis, Toyota and other crazy inventions now bring you this.
“Stunning crop art has sprung up across rice fields in Japan. But this is no alien creation – the designs have been cleverly planted.
Farmers creating the huge displays use no ink or dye. Instead, different colours of rice plants have been precisely and strategically arranged and grown in the paddy fields. As summer progresses and the plants shoot up, the detailed artwork begins to emerge.”
You can read more here. I thought the Japanese “daddy nurser” and “10 in 1 gardening tool” were pretty crazy but this is better!