Where exactly it came from, or why it exists, I don't really know. I do know, however, that it's a robotic elephant that can hold as many as fifty people on it.
These are the "doodle" works of Sagaki Keita, who creates intricately detailed drawings by scribbling tiny doodles into a greater whole. More impressive still is that the works seen here were all created in the past year alone. Check the via link for more information, and look at them all in their high-res glory in the gallery below!
The Swedes are nuts man. In honor of upholding a Christmas tradition, a 25-year-old Swede set ablaze an enormous decorative goat made of straw.
The authorities are waiting to question the emboldened madman, likely hopped up on all manners of vodka, till he sobers up. Apparently the goat preceded Santa as the bringer of Christmas gifts in old Swedish tradition.