Most guys don't really appreciate theatre. Once they see this video, they will surely change their minds...
Produced at the Galaxy Theatre in Tokyo, Japan, Sword Shadow Dance features a samurai who finds himself in a fierce battle with a mysterious shape-shifting shadow. The shadow is projected onto a large, white background and the samurai reacts to its every move. The choreography and visual effects are excellent!
Danish architects BIG recently unveiled their design for an eye-catching, new residential building to be located in Manhattan, New York. The 600-unit project entitled West 57th introduces an entirely new residential typology to New York City that will add an inviting twist to the Manhattan Skyline. Striving for LEED Gold Certification, the building is scheduled to be comple in… Continue
In the 17 days leading up to President Mubarak's resignation, we learned a lot about the Egyptian people. Mostly, we discovered that they are a highly dignified and intellectual group of individuals who wouldn't take no for an answer. Remarkably organized and unwaveringly unified, they mounted one of the most successful revolutions this generation has ever seen.
The whole world celebrated when President Mubarak stepped down after three decades of authoritarian rule. But, it is the…
Chris Kotsiopoulos is a Greek astronomer who takes amazing 360 degree panoramas of the sky. The perspective he gives us is incredible! For some of these photos, Kotsiopoulos shoots for an entire 24 hour period just to capture one scene. With so many historic sites, Greece is the perfect backdrop for this kind of photography.
"I hope and trust you will enjoy the photos," says… Continue
Work-life balance. It's what we all seek after, but so few of us achieve.
TED speaker Nigel Marsh says work-life balance is too important to be left in the hands of your employer. He lays out an ideal day balanced between family time, personal time and productivity -- and offers some stirring encouragement to make it happen.
Do you agree with what Marsh says? Do you have work-life…Continue
Born in Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia, artist Solongo Mellecker developed a very unique style. Integrating Mongolian and Tibetan traditional art with Western pop culture, she creates fantastical settings, inspired by folk tales and imagination.
"As a little girl, I loved to draw and paint whenever I got the chance," she says. "Born in Mongolia, I was lucky to grow up in between beautiful… Continue
Using poppy seeds, cocoa powder, coffee, milk, and chocolate cake crumbs, Eszter Burghardt recreates the remote and isolated geography of Iceland. Vast and epic vistas are scaled down and captured by a macro lens giving the illusion that the photographs were actually taken in Iceland itself. You can read more about these incredible, Edible Vistas in our interview with Eszter, below.… Continue
Creative studio Taylor James made these unbelievably realistic images that look like they're straight out of a science fiction movie! In the first set, a beautiful brunette sheds her old body similar to that of a snake. A dramatic, internal struggle takes place in the second series, while the third features beautiful women hatching from their shells.
Some people really enjoy being surrounded by nature. Perhaps it's because the tranquil environment makes them relax and feel at peace...
Designed by Guz Architects, the Meera House has a roof garden on every story. Because the structure is located on a small plot, close to neighboring buildings, the architects built a solid wall on each side. This helped provide some privacy. A central… Continue
Street artist ROA recently went on a tear in Mexico, after being invited by Gonzalo Alvarez of Mamutt Arte. "I love to integrate the native animals of the country I visit," he says, referring to the armadillo, buzzards, raccoon, anteater, and fighting cock he gave his hosts in Mexico City, and a tiny town in the north called Jamaica. Part naturalist and part social activist, ROA shines his… Continue
It's impossible not to think of the Death Star when you looking at this soon-to-be-completed commercial and cultural complex in Lyon, France. Designed by Paris-based Jacob + Macfarlane architects, the Orange Cube hopes to revive the surrounding area with a splash of color and a modern aesthetic. Kudos to the architects for their bold approach and willingness to take risks.… Continue
It's the attention to detail that sets Erik Almas apart from other photographers. The San Francisco-based Norwegian is known for his near perfect lighting and focus which are demonstrated in his beautiful photos of sweeping vistas and surreal landscapes. It actually takes a few seconds to differentiate what's real and what's not in his well-executed photo manipulations.
Working closing with the Economist Intelligence Unit, JESS3 created this powerful graphic animation about women’s opportunity across the world. This interesting, six-minute video tells us where women stand in the business world, covering issues like maternity leave and property rights.
Brave protesters on the streets of Cairo face many challenges. Among them, flying rocks and projectiles are likely to cause serious injuries. With limited resources at the scene, we take a look at how people are creatively improvising to protect themselves. It's amazing to see what people will do when they have to adapt to survive. …
Michael Nguyen (aka thericerocket26) must take his camera with him everywhere he goes. His photos feel like they were shot in the middle of the day, when he's going about his normal routine. When a scene starts to unfold in front of his very eyes, it appears as though he lunges for his camera, capturing the interesting moment for all of us to see. Nguyen candidly shows us a side of Japan that most of us would never get to experience otherwise..…
Are you looking at pictures of a boutique hotel? Not exactly. German creative agency Dan Pearlman redesigned the MTV Networks Headquarters in Berlin, making it one of the most modern office buildings we've ever seen! With wide open space, they clearly wanted MTV employees to enjoy a greater freedom of movement, thereby promoting a better work-life balance.