International architectural firm Coop Himmelb(l)au has received first prize in the competition to design the new “Headquarter of China Insurance Group” in Shenzhen, China. The building will be part of a lively business quarter which is surrounded by a carefully composed ensemble of unique, individual towers that create a landmark silhouette in Shenzhen's Central… Continue
Sometimes the best picture sets aren't the most complicated ones. I love this collection of photos taken in a corn field by podakuni. All the elements seem to be aligned - the model seems really comfortable with the lens and the scenery really enhances her beauty. Doesn't it make you want to play in corn fields?…
At first glance, these images look like someone simply photoshopped a photograph of these celebrities. The crazy thing is, that's not the case. These original images were created completely on a computer!
Digital painting is an emerging art form in which traditional painting techniques such as watercolor, oils, impasto, etc. are applied using digital tools by… Continue
In a brilliant marketing move, T-Mobile created this viral ad of hundreds of people randomly dancing at Liverpool Street station in London which took place Thursday 15th January 2009. Although this is a HUGE bite-off of Improv Everywhere's frozen people at Grand Central Station in New York, it's still a highly effective ad, and I give them credit for…
Motivational speaker, stand-up comic and cyber celeb Judson Laipply is back with the sequel to his YouTube sensation "Evolution of Dance", one of the most watched Internet videos of all time.
The follow-up is not as good as the original. After years of corporate appearances, he has lost the intensity in his facial expression and the sharpness of eye contact. In short - he's lost that lovin' feelin'. And hello? A "… Continue
Added by PANDA JU on January 15, 2009 at 12:00pm —
Animals never cease to amaze me. Some are cute, some are scary - some are serious, some are funny. One thing is for sure...they're all pretty amusing. Here is a compilation of best animal pictures of 2008.
Above, monkeys of Yamanouchi, Japan, relax in a natural hot spring.
Tomorrow (Wednesday, Dec. 17) TIME Magazine will reveal its selection for this year's "Person of the Year". Editors and civilians alike have been submitting their votes on TIME's website. The cover will feature a man, woman, or idea that "for better or worse, has most influenced events in the preceding year."
Ultimately, TIME editor Rick Stengel will make the… Continue
Added by PANDA JU on December 16, 2008 at 5:29pm —
Taiwan's National University of Science and Technology is putting on a very special performance of The Phantom of the Opera on December 27. The two leads - presumably Erik the Phantom and Christine, will be played by a male robot named Thomas and a female robot named Janet, who can walk and are equipped with silicon facial muscles that enable them to mimic the facial expressions and lip motions of a human being. There will be two additional robotic thespians - Ringo, a jazz… Continue
Added by PANDA JU on December 12, 2008 at 2:00pm —
I guess the German's like to get lit. Berlin is hosting its annual "Festival of Lights" this week, until October 26th. More than 45 Landmarks are lit up with lamps, projectors and lasers, accompanied by fireworks and other events from 7pm until 1am every night.
Could this be the future of personal air transportation? "Simon Scott, the owner of Falx Air, an aviation company based in Staffordshire, England has been designing Falx Air's hybrid-electric vertical-takeoff-and-landing (VTOL) craft for the past eight years. He's currently bench-testing components in the hopes of getting a single-passenger prototype ready to be… Continue
Added by Eugene on October 22, 2008 at 9:00am —