Pacific Rim, if you don’t know by now, is the greatest robot movie ever blessed upon mankind. The plot is fairly simple: It’s about robots fighting monsters. I told you it was simple. In the movie, and there’s this one really cool Chinese mech called Crimson Typhoon. Brooklyn Robot Works in, uhhm, Brooklyn, has come […]
Well, isn’t this romantic. A bit on the haunting side, but romantic nonetheless. These are photos of different couples as seen through a CT scan and an X-Ray machine. Artists Ayako Kanda and Mayuka Hayashi from Musashino Art University, have created a series that depicts human intimacy without warmth.
Most of us do not have the artistic capability to redecorate our own room. Now let’s wallow in self-pity as we take a look at how artist JeeYoung Lee managed to transform a small 360 x 410 x 240 cm studio into something that looks like it came out of Alice in Wonderland.
In this video, Thanksgiving Etiquette, Ze Frank narrates the proper manners involved in a Thanksgiving feast. Some funny etiquette rules we learned were: Brussels sprouts are nature’s turds, and they taste like it! So shoo away the Brussels sprouts. Also, making a penis out of legumes is bad. People who make penises out of legumes should not […]
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Situated in Northwest of India, the holy Sikh city of Amritsar is home to the Golden Temple, the shining heart of the Sikh faith. The Sikhs have descended from a warrior clan with a proud martial history. Yet, despite this, Amritsar is an incredibly peaceful and serene city.
In 2005 at Kobe University, a group of 20 musicians, music therapists, 16 people with learning disabilities – like autism, Down syndrome, Williams syndrome – and their families, formed a music-making workshop that explores new musical expressions. And thus, The Otoasabi Project was born. The group usually collaborates with different artists in various fields such […]
Call it a hipster add-on if you like, but these hi-tech gramophones are quite cool. Blending the old world with the new, these gramophones from Restoration Hardware work with both iPhones and iPads and without electricity! Developed by Matt Richmond, these gramophones amplify sound by three or four times and modeled an old Victorian horn Matt found in an antique store in the San Francisco Bay Area.
Londoners, take note! That ugly Christmas sweater you’ve been thinking about donating to the thrift store may just get you free food this month. Chipotle is giving away a free burrito, burrito bowl, salad or tacos to anyone who comes into their store on a Saturday (4pm – 6pm) wearing an ugly Christmas sweater. No word on […]
Say goodbye to the traditional photo booth and hello to Face-o-mat, an interactive ‘machine’ that has so far produced more than 700 portraits of smiling people. Created by Tobias Gutmann, the Face-o-mat is unlike any other photo booth because behind the cutout camera is the illustrator, Mr. Gutmann himself, turning your smile into a quirky one-of-a-kind art print.
Here’s how you make a name for yourself in the sculpture world! Italian-born artist Francesco Albano’s human body sculptures ‘drip, melt, hang, and often appear to be boneless’ in a collection you’ve just gotta see to believe. Using wax, polyester, latex, iron and other materials, Albano sculpts ‘shapes and contortions that render the erect and boundaried body flaccid and grotesque.’
Getting married alongside 200 of your closest friends (as they get married themselves) might not be that strange after all. Thanks to Foreign Policy, we’re given an insider’s look into the bizarre mass wedding scene of people from all corners of the globe and all walks of life. You’ll see over 200 couples getting hitched […]
Care to see just how amazing this world is? Business Insider takes us on a journey with 66 of the most stunning science pictures of the year. You’ll see breathtaking images of the Aurora borealis, Mount Etna smoke rings, a 3D map of the Milky Way, a wild pig swimming in the Bahamas, and the incredible Zhangjiajie National Forest Park in China. Pretty great stuff.
Why? Because nothing is quite as fun as being in a caravan as it soars into the clouds on a sky jack. French artist Benedetto Bufalino is behind the design of this quirky urban invention named la caravane dans le ciel, which is what you think it means: the caravan in the sky. It slowly […]
Rush hour commutes in the crowded subway are the worst. People are pushing and shoving each other just to get in the train, and when you manage to get in, it’s packed like a can of sardines. And it’s a good day if you’re lucky enough to not have someone’s crotch rubbing against you!
Antwerp, Belgium-based design firm Unfold knows how to exploit the internet’s weakness. They’ve come out with Felix Domesticus, a giant cat-shaped sofa that will soon replace every couch in the world. Wait, wait, I need to retract that statement. Sadly, turns out this is only an art installation and won’t be in stores anytime soon… […]