I know it doesn't look like one, but that is the whole point. Steampunk is an offshoot of science-fiction / fantasy that imagines Victorian era design is still in use today. The movement has inspired some of the most creative designers found anywhere. They create computer cases and many other works of art that are truly beautiful and far outdo the bland…
Nadine Grenier, a student at ESAD Strasbourg, made this kinetic installation. It is made of 500 clocksworks and every 12 hours you can read: “le temps passe, et chaque fois qu’il y a du temps passe, il y a quelque chose qui s’efface”, which roughly translates in “Time passes, and every time the time passes, there is something that… Continue
Designed by London-based architecture firm Benoy, ION Orchard will be Singapore's most premium shopping strip when completed at the end of 2008. Media architecture will wrap around its entire facade to showcase the mall's retail brands, as well as serve as a fluid canvas for multimedia art and live telecasts of events held within the complex, such as runway shows and…
In this dream-like set, UK photographer Rosie Hardy places herself in scenes that resemble a fairytale. By giving her photos a matted look, the 18-year-old makes us believe that they were taken long ago. Here are some of my favorite shots from her portfolio.
"I prefer the pavements themselves to the places they lead me to. I like to travel upside down and…
Yann Arthus Bertrand, the famous photographer from the "Earth from Above" series of shot (see below) produced a fabulous movie shot from above featuring the most beautiful and also endangered places on earth.
It's a breathtaking movie and also eye-opener regarding our place and impact on this planet and what to do next.
North Carolina-based uLiveandYouBurn creates havoc in the city with the creation of these wicked street monsters. He takes urban elements, such as traffic cones and trash cans, and turns them into Frankenstein-like beasts!
uLiveandYouBurn is constantly pushing the boundaries of acceptable art. “I’ve always been creative artistically, and lately I’ve come…
What every cool kid is going to want for Christmas: The MonkeyLectric Video Pro M464Q
It is "the most advanced rotating wheel display system in the world. It features stabilized solid images and motion video in full color, as well as wireless control. Custom built for professional and commercial applications." It is designed to display color video at speeds anywhere from 8 to 25 MPH. The video is stabilized and can be updated wirelessly.
His story is incredibly remarkable. For almost three decades, John Francis has been a planetwalker, traveling the globe by foot and sail with a message of environmental respect and responsibility (for 17 of those years without speaking). During his monumental, silent trek, he earned an MA in environmental studies and a PhD in land resources. Today his Planetwalk foundation consults on sustainable development and works with educational groups to teach kids about the… Continue
TIME does a great job photo-journalizing President Obama on his quest to spread diplomacy around the world. Follow the U.S. President as he visits Germany, Egypt and Saudi Arabia on his historic tour of the Middle East. The set will be updated again tomorrow as he… Continue
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Have you seen the hilarious trailers for this movie? The Hangover is getting great reviews, with critics saying it's surprisingly clever as well as R-rated rowdy.
Two days before his wedding, Doug and his three friends drive to Las Vegas for a blow-out bachelor party they'll never forget. But, in fact, when the three groomsmen wake up the next morning, they can't remember a… Continue
Jonah Hex is a movie in filming right now for release next summer (2010). It stars Josh Brolin (left) as Jonah Hex, a Confederate Civil War soldier-turned bounty hunter with half of his face deformed. It also stars Megan Fox as a gun toting ex-prostitute that he has rescued. John Malkovich will be playing the villain Quentin Turnbull. The movie is based on the DC Comics…
The Orange County Equality Coalition created Project Pushback, a 60 second PSA in regard to civil marriage equality. Watching this video and seeing all these nice people makes me think...Can't we all just be a little more tolerant?
The Little People Project by London-based Slinkachu is one of my all-time favorite art installations. After remodeling and painting miniature model train set characters, he places them on the street and takes photographs of them in funny and interesting predicaments.
"The street-based side of my work plays with the notion of…