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Shower curtain that limits your shower to 4 minutes

July 29th, 2015 at 10:36 pm » Comments Off

Elisabeth Buecher a textile-based installation artist and educator has invented a clever way to conserve water.  

Sneak Peek: George Lucas’ Future Museum

December 14th, 2014 at 7:41 pm » Comments Off

Isolated, the words all sound so cliché. Organic. Flowing. Curvy. But set to the backdrop of Chicago’s blocky skyline, they assemble a brash thesis on the city’s future: The new George Lucas Museum of Narrative Art is a low-slung knoll inside a landscape of towering Lego, an Egyptian pyramid reimagined for the year 2020.

Markthal Rotterdam – a spectacular 36,000 sq ft architectural masterpiece

October 15th, 2014 at 10:46 am » Comments Off

Markthal Rotterdam The Markthal Rotterdam is an enormous new market hall that has opened its doors in Rotterdam in the Netherlands, and it’s turning quite a few heads. The market hall is a curiously elongated horseshoe of a building, has a 36,000 square foot mural covering its rounded ceiling. (Photos)    

CultLab3D scanner digitally immortalizes invaluable artifacts in 5 minutes

August 20th, 2014 at 12:47 pm » Comments Off

CultLab3D Scanner The Smithsonian opened a virtual museum last year. The Smithsonian X 3D Explorer allows users to take a virtual tour of (and even 3D print) high-definition digital models of artifacts like Lincoln’s life mask or the Wright Brother’s plane. (Video)    

Top 14 Photos of the Week

August 10th, 2014 at 8:02 am » Comments Off

As always, if your airline seat is not comfortable, just get up and walk around! Quote of the Day:  “The reason people find it so hard to be happy is that they always see the past better than it was, the present worse than it is, and the future less resolved than it will be.” […]

‘Digital Ethereal’ – Invisible Wi-Fi revealed through light graffiti

July 2nd, 2014 at 9:17 am » Comments Off

“Digital Ethereal” Artist and researcher Luis Hernan from the University of Newcastle in the UK In a project he is calling “Digital Ethereal”, artist and researcher Luis Hernan at the University of Newcastle in the UK has rendered the invisible visible — revealing in red, yellow, green and blue the Wi-Fi signal strength in the world […]

What a warp drive spaceship should look like

June 16th, 2014 at 12:59 pm » Comments Off

IXS Enterprise Mark Rademaker, artist,  has unveiled a set of concept images imagining what a spaceship would look like that is  capable of traveling to other stars in a matter of months. His IXS Enterprise design is based on some hard science even though it may look like something from the next science fiction epic […]

Top 14 Photos of the Week

June 10th, 2014 at 7:40 pm » Comments Off

Sometimes the big picture is even bigger than the BIG picture! Quote of the Day:  ”Democracy is the process by which people choose the man who’ll get the blame.” – Bertrand Russell

Amazing anamorphic 3D illusion drawings by Alessandro Diddi

May 28th, 2014 at 11:43 am » Comments Off

Alessandro Diddi is an Italian artist who has the ability to create real life from just a pencil and a piece of paper. He specializes in “anamorphic drawing”, a particular technique that if correctly executed gives the viewer the illusion that the drawings are actually popping out of the paper. (Photos)    

Top 14 Photos of the Week

May 14th, 2014 at 8:06 am » Comments Off

When Rex applied for the job as pool security guard, he was imagining far more bikinis! Quote of the Day: “I am patient with stupidity, but not with those who are proud of it.” – Edith Sitwell

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