A very picky chinese farmer who had a bout of genius decided that pears were boring.. tasty but very boring and uninteresting. As any modern day picasso or brilliant person does he decide to go against his mother’s words and play with his food. Setting out to create a buddha pear by encasing the young pears in molds while they’re still on the tree.As they grow they have no choice but to take the shape of the spiritual figure. Buddha pears are sold in china, but the farmer plans to spread the love worldwide.
Taken from his window seat (with his iPhone) as he approached O’Hare, amateur photographer Mark Herschcaptured this incredible photo that shows the famous Chicago skyline reflected in Lake Michigan below, just as the sun sets above.