Macro photos of bullets in glass resemble giant galaxies

Zolton Contributor

By Zolton in New Art on Thursday 19 April 2012

This remarkable photo series, The Big Bang, by Houston-based Deborah Bay, shows the destruction wrought by bullets being blasted through plexi-glass. And, as our friends at Wired have suggested, they also closely resemble those mystical planetary galactic realms, far, far above. Wild.

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Freelancers Are the New Pirates

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By Gerry Mak in New Trends on Tuesday 6 March 2012

Mary H.K. Choi just had an article in Wired about how we all secretly aspire to be pirates, and that freelancers are a form of modern day pirates. For me, I guess it depends on whether or not you are playing by your own rules or by someone else’s (like a client).

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Pill Wipes Out Selective Memory

Low Lai Chow Contributor

By Low Lai Chow in New Trends on Monday 27 February 2012

Remember Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind, where Kate Winslet’s and Jim Carrey’s characters went through some sort of crazy surgery to forget each other? It might already be non-fiction with the help of a pill. [Photo by Dwight Eschliman for Wired Magazine]

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Wired list of world’s most extreme insects

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By Gerry Mak in New Trends on Tuesday 14 February 2012

Wired magazine just posted a comprehensive list of the world’s most ‘extreme’ insects – the loudest, the biggest, the smallest, the bloodiest, etc. Is it weird that I find most of them to be really cute?

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Awesome coverage of Comic-Con 2011 by Wired

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By Agent X in New Events on Thursday 4 August 2011

Comic-Con is a visual and media extravaganza in San Diego for the finest in sci-fi, animation, film and video games. This is the Mardi Gras for nerds and I love it. This year’s Con was amazing, from the preview of Ridley Scott new film, Prometheus, to the Frank Miller comedy, Holy Terror, and even a […]

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Make Art From Starbucks Junk Contest

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By Gerry Mak in Cool Websites on Wednesday 22 July 2009

Photographer Dan Winters constructed an amazing TIE Fighter out of cups, stirrers, and cup sleeves from Starbucks to launch Wired Magazine’s Make Art From Starbucks Junk contest. Now that Winters set the bar high very early on, it’ll be interesting to see what people submit.

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