Regardless of the troubles he faced in his personal life, there is no question that Michael Jackson revolutionized music throughout the entire world. His 1982 album Thriller is the world's best-selling record of all time, and four other solo studio albums are also among the world's best-selling records: Off the Wall (1979), Bad (1987), Dangerous (1991) and HIStory…
According to artist Jonathan Viner, young Russian women like to listen to music in the buff. Wearing high fidelity headphones, some of the girls seem to be calmed by the music, while others look a little freaked out.
If you find yourself in New York City, you can check out Viner's "Harem" in person, as his exhibit will be running at Sloan Fine Art until July… Continue
If you're in or around LA this weekend, hop on over to the LA Convention Center for the Dwell on Design event. Now in its second year, the three-day design festival brings together the best and brightest from the design industry to offer visitors “real live modern design” in the form of an expansive exhibition, design conference, home tours and special events.… Continue
She was just shy of ten years old when we first saw Emma Watson take on the role of Hermione Granger in Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone. Now, at the tender age of 19, Watson shows us how she's grown into a beautiful, sophisticated woman in this shoot for Teen Vogue. Shot in and around an old English Country manor, Emma wears some lavish clothes but somehow…
While some photographers specialize in weddings and others in children, Richard Heeks found his calling in bubbles. Though we may all have seen pictures of floating bubbles, we've never seen a picture of a bubble burst. As Heeks states, it's a "minimalist kind of purity." For me, it's that emotional moment when we move from fantasy to reality.…
If you've ever wanted to be one with nature but don't think you could live without some modern day amenities, check out the Rolling Huts in Washington’s Methow Valley. Designed as a modern alternative to camping by Tom Kundig of Olson Sundberg Kundig Allen Architects, the six huts are grouped as a herd, each with views of… Continue
The Hurt Locker
Critics are giving The Hurt Locker great reviews saying that it is a well-acted, intensely shot, action filled war epic, and is thus far the best of the recent dramatizations of the Iraq War.
First of all, is it just me or does this mouse look like lips? Regardless, they had me at the design and promise of a comfortable experience. It supposedly provides the most comfortable mouse shape to fit your hand. Design plus comfort? Baby, I'm sold.
The wireless version will retail for $30, the Bluetooth version will retail for $50 and the wired version… Continue
Added by alice on June 25, 2009 at 11:30am —
If you're in San Francisco, please tell me that you'll visit Metropolitan Home's first modern design showhome in San Francisco. Metropolitan Home partnered with top designers to create the ultimate house in San Francisco’s exclusive Pacific Heights neighborhood. The design team includes Martha Angus, David Olydroyd, and Greg Steart of ODADA, Min | Day, Jiun Ho, Gary… Continue
Added by alice on June 25, 2009 at 11:00am —
This weekend's art+culture pick of the week certainly isn't the classiest. You've heard of Air Guitar, right? Think of Air Sex as its dirty younger cousin. At the Air Sex Championships, instead of rocking out with an imaginary guitar, contestants go on stage and pretend to have sex with someone who isn’t… Continue
Added by Eugene on June 25, 2009 at 10:30am —
Next time you buy that sushi box, may you be reminded of this cute vinyl toy creation designed by Andrew Bell. The little blue guy is going to make his debut at Comic Con in San Diego this July, so make sure you grab him and give him a good home if you're going. Vinyl toys are fun to look at...especially when they make you feel giggly (and then…
Daniele Buetti is a Swiss artist currently residing in Berlin and Zurich. He is best known for his lightboxes, photographs and installations featuring defaced top models. Here he shows us what a bitter or sad life they can lead, leaving us to wonder what kind of internal issues they may struggle with.…