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Does Art Have a Legitimate Place in the Digital World?



Ten days ago, an important panel discussion took place called "Does art have a legitimate place in the digital world?" On the panel were two artists, an art collector and the Culture Editor from the Guardian.



Outset, an organization dedicated to supporting new art, put on the event and Marc Sands, Director of Audiences and Media at Tate, led the discussion. Listen to this highlights video to hear about how digital technologies are shaking up the art… Continue

Added by alice on March 24, 2011 at 12:00pm — No Comments

Cool Concept: Solar-Powered Camera Strap

Designer Weng Jie has conceptualized a solar-powered camera strap which any outdoor photographer could appreciate. With the great technology coming out for thinner, more flexible, more durable, and more efficient solar cells, putting them on a DSLR camera strap is both practical and cool. Plus, if you're a photographer hired to record an event, it can help ensure that… Continue

Added by Eugene on July 1, 2010 at 10:30am — 2 Comments

Mesmerizing Metallic Flower Sculpture Open & Closes

Una Lumino is a kinetic sculpture comprised of metallic buds that are made of acrylic and stainless steel. The mechanical installation by Korean artist Choe U-Ram incorporates his signature style of combining beauty and technology. Standing at just over 17 feet tall, the whirlwind of elegant robotic flowers are automated to bloom open, shining a brilliant light, and revert back…

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Added by Pinar on November 17, 2012 at 10:30am — 1 Comment

Hundreds of Wooden Arrows Pierce Airplane from Below



This airplane exhibit looks like it was attacked by hundreds of old-fashioned arrows and shot right out of the sky. The piece, entitled Avião, was developed by Havana-based creative collective Los Carpinteros (The Carpenters).

With meticulous attention to detail, the duo, consisting of Marco Castillo and Dagoberto Rodriguez, produce projects that focus on the…

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Added by katie hosmer on June 24, 2013 at 4:00pm — 1 Comment

Tiny Mechanical Insects Made of Watch Parts



Chicago-based artist Justin Gershenson-Gates, aka A Mechanical Mind, creates tiny steampunk insects by carefully soldering together gears, springs, and other watch parts. The mechanical bugs, many of which Gershenson-Gates can balance on just his pinky finger, are miniature, multi-legged creatures that each…

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Added by Pinar on June 27, 2013 at 1:30pm — 1 Comment

Magical Light Show Produces Carpets Along a Church Floor



Magic Carpets is an elaborate installation by Miguel Chevalier in which the French artist transformed a former church space into a mesmerizing spectacle of sound and lights. He used digital technology to project a variety of multicolored light patterns and mosaics, inspired by Islamic art, across the floor. As viewers walked throughout the space, the interactive designs adjusted…

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Added by katie hosmer on April 14, 2014 at 12:30pm — 1 Comment

Whimsical Illustrations Fill Up Odd Spaces In the Sky



When French illustrator Thomas Lamadieu looks upward, he sees the world differently than most. In his imaginative mind, he perceives the odd formations created by tall buildings as the basis for playful illustrations. To create his Sky Art, the artist first photographs odd perspectives of…

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Added by katie hosmer on April 16, 2014 at 12:30pm — 1 Comment

Why to plan your vacation with your girlfriend?

Planning a vacation and that too with your girlfriend can be exciting. You can impress your girlfriend easily by taking her to a foreign tour. But you also need to look that it does not cost your pocket much. To find the most affordable international tour, you need to concern a travel agency. It will suggest you the best tour according to your budget. But if you don’t want to concern a travel agency, you can choose to plan a tour in China. It is a fantastic place and is the perfect…

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Added by Deeno Mouhis on April 19, 2014 at 2:30am — No Comments

Spectacular Suspended Installation Celebrates Light and Time



Renowned Japanese watch manufacturer CITIZEN recently unveiled a stunning installation called LIGHT is TIME at Milan Design Week. Displayed in the Triennale di Milano exhibition hall, the spectacular installation consists of 80,000 main plates (the structural bases of watches) suspended from 4,200 metal threads hooked to the ceiling. The result is a truly one-of-a-kind experience for…

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Added by Jenny Zhang on April 14, 2014 at 7:30am — No Comments

Woman Photoshops Present-Day Self into Childhood Photos

1982 and 2005, Paris, France

Tokyo-born, London-based photographer Chino Otsuka takes the past and present photo project to a new level of expert photo manipulation with her series titled Imagine Finding Me. Rather than simply recreating old photographs as an adult, she inserts her present-day self into photos from her childhood.…

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Added by Pinar on January 10, 2014 at 11:00am — 7 Comments

Man Spends Four Years and Millions of Dollars Building an Epic Truck for His 4-Year-Old Daughter



For the multi-talented and massively successful Bran Ferren, who is the CEO of tech and design firm Applied Minds, as well as the former President of Research and Development of Walt Disney Imagineering, one of the biggest challenges he's had to face is figuring out how to give his 4-year-old daughter a way to travel the world and gain experience and knowledge while still staying completely safe. His…

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Added by Jenny Zhang on April 10, 2014 at 10:08am — No Comments

New Phone Booth Wiretapping Street Art in England



One moment, this plain white wall was blank. The next, it was covered with the stylings of what many are claiming to be the most recent work of British street artist Banksy. The piece quickly emerged overnight along a wall located on Hewlett Road in the Cheltenham borough of Gloucestershire, also notably, a town that is home to the…

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Added by katie hosmer on April 17, 2014 at 9:30am — No Comments

Time For Some Stats From Sprint



Cool little video from Sprint that throws out some interesting stats on an average day. Sprint wants you to visit their Now Network page which is definitely worth a look.



Best part? The stats are real and are used to illustrate how Sprint can aggregate and analyze data at high speeds.



"What [the campaign] is recognizing more than anything is that the… Continue

Added by alice on April 8, 2009 at 10:30pm — 1 Comment

Powerful Portraits of Secluded Cultures on the Brink of Extinction

Huli in Indonesia and Papua New Guinea



Before They Pass Away is a powerful documentary series by photographer Jimmy Nelson featuring dozens of cultures around the world whose people live in seclusion and are at risk of fading away. Traveling across five continents, the English photographer manages to embrace the…

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Added by Pinar on November 5, 2013 at 12:00pm — No Comments

Apple (at Macworld) Through The Years

Macworld Expo is been a launchpad of many Apple products. As Apple's last Macworld '09 participation is coming nearer, here's list of Apple's previous 9 launches at Macworld from Apple in descending order...



2008 – the MacBook Air



Steve Jobs introduced the MacBook Air, the world’s thinnest notebook (allegedly) that was quickly acknowledged as a thing of beauty, but also criticised in some quarters as a triumph of style over substance – there was no optical drive,… Continue

Added by depth on January 11, 2009 at 10:29am — 5 Comments

21 Most Mind-Blowing Hyperrealistic Paintings



As an outgrowth of photorealism, hyperrealism is a relatively new school of painting that creates the illusion that you're actually looking at a photo. With new technology in cameras and digital equipment, artists have been able to be far more precision-oriented. While photorealist painters tend to imitate photographic images and will consciously omit details, the…

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Added by alice on March 7, 2010 at 10:30am — 5 Comments

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