Ok so I feel there's a lack of gadget content on the MET. So today I'm gonna present one of my favorite one (and god knows I'm a gadget freak !!): the Chumby.
What's that thing with that funky name ??
Well that's an adorable little box, super design and sexy. It's squishy all around and made of leather (different colors) and plastic. No button apparent. The only way to interfere with it is by pressing on its top (equivalent to home button on… Continue
With an incessant attack and a focus on possession, Barcelona defeated the defending champion, Manchester United, 2-0 to win the European Champions League title, Europe's most prestigious club soccer tournament. The final was played at the Stadio Olimpico in Rome yesterday, May 27, 2009.
Samuel Eto'o drew first for Barcelona, scoring in the 10th minute…
This is why I sometimes wish I lived in NY! Housing Works Bookstore Cafe is hosting an event June 3 with two of my favorite artists: Amanda Palmer and Neil Gaiman. Neil Gaiman is of course the creator of such works as Fragile Things, Anansi Boys, Coraline, and MirrorMask. To date he has won: 3 Hugos, 2 Nebulas, 1 World Fantasy Award, 4 Bram Stoker Awards, 6 Locus Awards, 2 British SF Awards, 1 British… Continue
Show runs May 22–June 13th @ Signal Gallery: London
One of our favorite artists, Russ Mills aka Byroglyphics, is at it again. In his first London solo show at Signal Gallery, Byroglyphics presents "Domestic Science’", a series of large mixed media canvases.
In a span of a year, Byroglyphics has found himself in a fortunate position. He originally… Continue
I don't know about you but I hate having my laptop look just like everyone else's. However I do have to occasionally dress for success so a Hello Kitty laptop is out of the question. I was happy then to find the Skin Weaver Executive Collection.
They have a really nice set of skins that… Continue
Does this mean that Darth Vader is everyone's daddy? Matt Brown created a complete set of Star Wars Russian dolls for his brother’s Christmas present.
"I bought a set of blank Matryoshka dolls online and painted them with acrylic. It took several evenings to finish, whilst watching the original trilogy. There was quite a bit of cursing here and there,…
TimeBomb is the brainchild of digital artist Lukasz Karluk (Holler) and Sydney sculptor/painter Maddi Boyd (KissKiss). Merging interactive programming and traditional wild-style graffiti painting (“bombing”), Time Bomb allows the audience to unlock the secret history behind a graffiti wall.
Over four days nine urban artists contributed to the TimeBomb piece: DMOTE, Ben Frost, Kid Zoom, Numskull, Roach, Creon, John Doe, Bennett and KissKiss. Painting layers… Continue
Added by Eugene on May 27, 2009 at 8:54am —
The MIT SENSEable City Lab has created some very interesting visualizations of mobile phone call activity around the inauguration of President Obama. The one above is called "The City" and shows cell phone calls from Washington DC before, during, and after the inauguration. The upper graphic shows the State the cell phone is registered in and the bottom graphic is a map of Washington DC showing the location the calls were made from. Height above the map represents the… Continue
Anyone that's been on this Earth long enough should know that Chuck Norris is the ultimate human being. I guess some people just don't get it, and that's precisely why this book had to be made. Collected here are some hilarious snippets from a book that is not worthy of Chuck Norris.…
Vivid Sydney kicked off today and one of the key events is the Luminous Music Festival. It is curated by one of my favorite artists, musician Brian Eno. He also created the installation shown above 77 Million Paintings — using about 300 of his drawings projected onto the sails of the opera house. It is shown each night from 6 p.m. to midnight. Eno envisioned a mesmerizing sight for the public to pause and enjoy. "I think what I am most…