Eugene's Blog Posts Tagged 'Awesome' (24)

Awesome Skateboard House



The PAS House is perfect for the person who eats and breathes skateboarding and loves skate clothing. A ribbon-shaped path links the inside and outside of the home together, giving riders the ability to board in a continuous motion.



The house is divided into three separate spaces. The first one includes the living room, dining area and kitchen, the second features a bedroom and…

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Added by Eugene on July 13, 2011 at 12:00pm — 3 Comments

Awesome Bionic Hand

Sometimes, technology is totally mind-blowing. You'll be amazed to see how functional this bionic hand is. It will be fascinating to see where this bionic technology goes in the next five years...



Patrick, a 24-year-old Austrian, decided to have his dysfunctional hand amputated and replaced with a bionic hand. After being electrocuted at work, he lost the use of his left hand. As he demonstrates the extra movement in his new bionic hand, we see him him open… Continue

Added by Eugene on May 23, 2011 at 7:00pm — 2 Comments

Incredibly Awesome Banksy Costume (7 pics)

No, this isn't the classic Banksy stencil that we all know and love. It's actually an incredibly awesome Banksy costume by George Schnakenberg. Easily the best costume of the year...



I caught up with George to ask him a few questions:



How did you come up with such an awesome costume?

George: "I remembered, at the last minute, that I was… Continue

Added by Eugene on November 3, 2010 at 10:00am — 4 Comments

Awesome Celebrity Portraits (14 pics)

We've all seen celebrity illustrations before, but these ones by Pablo Lobato are a notch above the rest. Born in Argentina, Lobato's use of color and shape really brings out the personalities of his subjects. Among other publications, he has worked for Rolling Stone, Boston Globe, Chicago Tribune, Los Angeles Magazine, New York Daily News, and Time.…



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Added by Eugene on October 3, 2010 at 8:30am — 3 Comments

15 Awesome Daft Punk Digital Artworks

Anyone who has been to a Daft Punk concert will tell you that it is a life changing event. The French duo put on a spectacular show featuring insane beats and visual components associated with their musical productions. Their music breaks language barriers and speaks to the entire world. As a tribute to the… Continue

Added by Eugene on August 27, 2010 at 12:00pm — 3 Comments

Awesome Above-Ground Outdoor Pool (10 pics)

Designed by Andres Remy Architects, this modern above-ground outdoor pool in Devoto, Argentina is one of the most beautiful I've ever seen!



When planning the placement of the swimming pool, the architects carefully studied the path of the sun. The pool is elevated from the ground creating a glass wall that allows views from within and outside. Even people… Continue

Added by Eugene on July 20, 2010 at 2:00pm — No Comments

Discovery Channel's Awesome Shark Building (6 photos)

In honor of Shark Week 2010, which starts August 1, the Discovery Channel transformed its main office building in downtown Silver Spring, Maryland into a giant shark.



The inflatable shark, named "Chompie," consists of five pieces - the head, two side fins, a dorsal fin, and a tail. If the shark were real, it would be about 446 feet long from the tip of his… Continue

Added by Eugene on July 18, 2010 at 11:00am — 1 Comment

Awesome Fighter Jet Installation (5 pics + video)



Fiona Banner blew everyone away with this massive new installation at London’s Tate Britain. Harrier and Jaguar bring the highly-charged physicality of two real fighter jets, both previously in active military service, into the unexpected setting of the neoclassical Duveen Galleries.



Banner has long been fascinated by the emblem of the fighter plane.…

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Added by Eugene on June 30, 2010 at 4:30pm — 1 Comment

Drool... Nike's World Cup Ad is Awesome!

I don't know about you guys, but I absolutely cannot wait for the World Cup! This ad by Nike is awesome! Featuring superstar footballers Didier Drogba, Wayne Rooney, Fabio Cannavaro, Landon Donovan and Cristiano Ronaldo, this short film directed by Alejandro Inarritu ("21 Grams" and "Babel") contains cameos from Roger Federer, Kobe Bryant and even Homer Simpson (see screenshot, below).…

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Added by Eugene on May 20, 2010 at 9:00pm — 6 Comments

355 Billboards - Awesome Stop Motion Video

Easily one of the best stop-motion videos of the year so far. 355 pictures were taken, printed in billboard size and shot again. The video was produced with the Olympus PEN itself. No tricks or computer animation at… Continue

Added by Eugene on May 19, 2010 at 10:00am — 3 Comments

Modern Architecture: 10 Awesome Dog Houses

Hundehaus Alabama Dog House



Some dogs simply live the good life. Check out these pimped-out dog houses from around the world. They are so detailed, realistic, and expensive, they make their human house counterparts less attractive. These luxury dog house designs will change your opinion of what a dog house can be, but shouldn’t surprise you as rich dog owners are willing to spend to a fortune to keep their loving companions happy.…

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Added by Eugene on March 6, 2010 at 1:00pm — 5 Comments

Creative Ad: Awesome Doggie Slo-Mo

Pedigree’s new commercial featuring dogs in super slow motion is going viral. The director used a Phantom camera at 1,000 fps (frames-per-second) to capture the dogs in action.



Director Bob Purman explained how they’ve achieved the shots using two spots, a “Catch” and a “Jump” execution:



“The ‘Catch’ spot was to be a series of shots of dogs looking with anticipation as a piece of dog food is flying through the air towards them. We shot close-ups… Continue

Added by Eugene on March 3, 2010 at 5:00pm — 4 Comments

Awesome Collaborative Piece - Baby Tattooville Art Jam 2009

A spectacular event called Baby Tattooville took place last month. At this year's event, some of today's best modern pop artists participated in "Art Jam", a collaborative piece on a 4x5 foot canvas. Artists used different mediums like brushes and acrylics, and had 24 hours of to… Continue

Added by Eugene on November 22, 2009 at 1:00pm — No Comments

Edible Architecture (15 Awesome Food Structures)



Have you ever had that dream where all the buildings and houses around you were made out of different foods? No? Well me either, but how cool would that be?



These awesome photoshop creations were created by the masterminds over at Worth1000. Amazingly creative, right?…

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Added by Eugene on October 8, 2009 at 10:00pm — 2 Comments

Cool Concept: Awesome Interactive Light Show For Your Room (5 pics)



Light projections are so advanced these days. Designed by The Popcorn Makers, "'Disturb Me' is an interactive installation that changes its pattern when in contact with different surfaces of a room. Sound emitted by spectators also alters the effects and changes the environment. Be sure to check out the video below to see it in action.…

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Added by Eugene on September 24, 2009 at 9:30am — 1 Comment

Awesome Mix! - "Press Hop" by DJ Steve Porter

This is by far the best sports mashup I've ever seen. Featuring rants of sports superstars and coaches, DJ Steve Porter creates a catchy beat that's an instant classic. Thanks Danny, for the… Continue

Added by Eugene on July 25, 2009 at 10:00am — 1 Comment

When Cubicle-Mates Attack! - Awesome Office Pranks (14 pics)

Post-It Attack!



Oh, the sweet joy of a well-executed prank! The look on a coworker's face as they see their vandalized workspace is worth every second of putting these together.



When NBC invited fans of The Office to send in pictures of their places of work, they received thousands of photos. Many people decided to use the opportunity to…

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Added by Eugene on May 21, 2009 at 6:00am — 2 Comments

War of Words - Awesome Typography Video!

The best use of typography I've ever seen. Key words and economic phrases take the form of helicopters, fighter jets, tanks, and explosions—all obstacles we fight as we make our way toward a brighter future. The POV camera work and excellent sound creates a genuine sense of warfare and chaos as we duck in and around bunkers and dodge word-made… Continue

Added by Eugene on May 11, 2009 at 10:30am — 2 Comments

Awesome 3D Video Projection Onto Monumental Architecture

I've never seen 3D video projection quite like this. The visualization created on buildings, streets, and cars is unreal. Mad props to Easyweb, a French company that specializes in 3D mapping video. This is their 2009 showreel.



Easyweb's… Continue

Added by Eugene on March 4, 2009 at 9:00am — 6 Comments

Awesome Contemporary Chinese Art - Zhong Biao: China (10 photos)

Aside from the obvious beauty displayed in Zhong Biao's paintings, there's something else that really draws me in. His pieces have such depth and leave me with a curiosity of what is really going on...



"I don’t want to force my own understanding or interpretation of my paintings on the audience. The mixture of images within each of my paintings is like a… Continue

Added by Eugene on January 26, 2009 at 7:00am — 2 Comments

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