Just who will land in the coveted ten Best Picture nominee spots for this year's Oscars? 10, you may ask? Yes, 10. The best picture lineup at the Academy Awards doubled from five films to ten this year. It's the first time since 1943 that the Academy has allowed this many films in that category.
"After more than six decades, the Academy is returning to some… Continue
Step into the world of Denise Grünstein and get ready for a beautiful adventure. Her gorgeous photos make us feel as though we've been transported into another world. She has that rare ability to create interesting stories through a single picture or a whimsical series like some of our favorite photographers,…
The 31st running of the Dakar Rally is being held in South America for the second year, instead of the traditional African route, due to ongoing security concerns. This year's race began and will end in Buenos Aires, covering a looping 9,000 kilometers between Argentina and Chile over 14 stages. 362 Teams began the race with 176 motorcycles and quad bikes, 134 cars, and… Continue
While some would argue that Pixar's 10th animation film is not their best, I wholeheartedly disagree. Toy Story, A Bug's Life, Monsters and Wall-E are nothing compared to Up. Director and co-screenwriter Pete Docter and co-director and co-writer Bob Peterson took Up to new heights - creating a sweet love story in the beginning, an exciting… Continue
These are photographs of abandoned houses in Detroit. They're part of a project called '100 Abandoned Houses' by Kevin Bauman. You might think that 100 is a large number, but reality counts around 12.000 abandoned houses. As you can see a lot of these houses are pretty big and beautiful. Bauman started this project due to pure… Continue
If we were at CES this year, we know where we'd be hanging out - in front of Intel's incredible touch screen wall. Created by Foghorn Creative, The World Live is a peek into what a future desktop might look like. 500 cubes, each holding a separate piece of data, are brought in either from a hard drive or from websites like Google News, Flickr, Twitter, etc. From the… Continue
Added by alice on January 10, 2010 at 4:30pm —
Belgium-based Christophe Gilbert is arguably the best photo-manipulator in the world. A constant trickster, Gilbert distorts reality through these amazing hyper-realistic photographs, often adding a touch of shock or humor to put them over the top.…
If there's one company who's led a major food trend this year it's Chef Roy Choy for Kogi. His famous Korean taco truck business boomed and he's now sporting four trucks and one outlet at the The Alibi Room in Culver City. With nearly 52,000 Twitter followers, his company's also an example of how to use social media in a smart and effective way.
Kevin recently tipped us off to this amazing surf video by Allan Wilson. The quality footage Wilson was able to capture in the water is really impressive. I love the editing and music as well. The song is Lisztomania by… Continue
Added by Eugene on January 10, 2010 at 10:00am —
I'm really diggin' the creative vision that New Zealand-based ad agency BBDO had when creating this three-dimensional billboard for TV3’s Law & Order. An outdoor lamp protrudes from the billboard, putting the spotlight directly on the suspect, as well as providing light for the ad.
Francoise Nielly grew up bathing in sunlight, surrounded with the exuberant colours of the South of France. She lived somewheree between the cities of Cannes and Saint - Tropez where the wealthy would flock there to enjoy their Mediterranean holidays in luxury. Her father was an architect and he taught her everything about space and construction.
Photographer David Bellemère sure knows how to create subtly sexy photos. Using natural light, architecture, and women with beautiful bodies, he captures them in a strikingly sensual way. David Bellemère's gorgeous photos can be seen in Italian Marie Claire, French Playboy, Flaunt and Vogue UK.
Sure we'll all excited about Tim Burton's Alice in Wonderland but have you given any thought to the movie, Inception? Starring Leonardo DiCaprio, the movie's about best friends who work together as aspiring young architects on the rise. Their relationship gets complicated by a recent "inception". Corporations have developed a technology to enter dreams to extract information from certain peoples' heads. Leonardo enters dreams and things begin to heat up! Check… Continue
Added by alice on January 9, 2010 at 7:00am —
Now if this isn't a sign of the times I don't know what is! When Vitamin Water asked Facebook users to create a new flavor, could we have guessed that it would be called Connect? A black cherry-lime flavor drink made with caffeine and 8 key nutrients, Connect is the brainchild of Facebook user Sarah from Illinois. She's awarded the nice handsome sum of $5K for her… Continue