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16 Sep 14:01

A Woman On A Motorbike Is Chasing Down People Who Drop Litter And Throwing It Back At Them

Laszlo Tenki

I want to do this so much

She shames them in such an awesome way.

A video of an anonymous woman riding around a city on a motorbike throwing litter dropped by motorists back into their cars has gone viral.

A video of an anonymous woman riding around a city on a motorbike throwing litter dropped by motorists back into their cars has gone viral.

The accompanying text is in Russian, so presumably the city she's riding around in is located in Russia.

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The woman – who is only heard, not seen – captures the litterers in action on her headcam. Her video helpfully circles the moment the litter drops.

The woman – who is only heard, not seen – captures the litterers in action on her headcam. Her video helpfully circles the moment the litter drops.

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The anonymous vigilante then rides up to confront the litterers, who are very disgruntled.

The anonymous vigilante then rides up to confront the litterers, who are very disgruntled.

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After a bit of back-and-forth shouting, she throws the litter back into the car and on to the driver's lap.

After a bit of back-and-forth shouting, she throws the litter back into the car and on to the driver's lap.

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19 Sep 18:30

Hack runs Android apps on Windows, Mac, and Linux computers

by Ron Amadeo
The official Android Twitter app running on Mac OS.
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If you remember, about a week ago, Google gave Chrome OS the ability to run Android apps through the "App Runtime for Chrome." The release came with a lot of limitations—it only worked with certain apps and only worked on Chrome OS. But a developer by the name of "Vladikoff" has slowly been stripping away these limits. First he figured out how to load any app on Chrome OS, instead of just the four that are officially supported. Now he's made an even bigger breakthrough and gotten Android apps to work on any desktop OS that Chrome runs on. You can now run Android apps on Windows, Mac, and Linux.

The hack depends on App Runtime for Chrome (ARC), which is built using Native Client, a Google project that allows Chrome to run native code safely within a web browser. While ARC was only officially released as an extension on Chrome OS, Native Client extensions are meant to be cross-platform. The main barrier to entry is obtaining ARC Chrome Web Store, which flags desktop versions of Chrome as "incompatible."

Vladikoff made a custom version of ARC, called ARChon, that can be sideloaded simply by dragging the file onto Chrome. It should get Android apps up and running on any platform running the desktop version of Chrome 37 and up. The hard part is getting Android apps that are compatible with it. ARC doesn't run raw Android app packages (APKs)—they need to be converted into a Chrome extension—but Vladikoff has a tool called "chromeos-apk" that will take care of that, too.

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16 Sep 14:44

Wikileaks releases Finfisher malware to help developers defend against it

by Carly Page
Wikileaks releases Finfisher malware to help developers defend against it

Assange slams Germany for continuing to sell weaponised malware


12 Sep 20:39

‘Soviet Ghosts’ Captures Post-Apocalyptic Scenes Left Behind by the Fall of the USSR

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Rebecca Litchfield is a photographer who has faced radiation exposure risks, arrest and interrogations, and even accusations of espionage… all for the sake of her project “Soviet Ghosts.”

You see, Litchfield is an avid urban explorer who has been fascinated by scenes of decay found in countries that were formerly part of the USSR and the Eastern Bloc.

Photographing and exploring the old Iron Curtain isn’t the easiest thing to turn into a project, she says:

Not many explorers travel to Russia, where the rules are very different, locations are heavily guarded and a strong military presence exists everywhere. There are serious consequences for getting caught. We managed to stay hidden for all of the trip, we maximised our stealthiness, ducking and diving into bushes and sneaking past sleeping security. But on day three our good fortune ran out as we visited a top secret radar installation. After walking through the forest, mosquitos attacking us from all directions, we saw the radar and made our way towards it, but just metres away suddenly we were joined by military and they weren’t happy…

Fortunately for Litchfield, she was able to wiggle out of that tricky situation and continue her adventure through more than 10 different countries.

She says that her goal is to capture the scenes as they are, highlighting their beauty in decay, “like a memory hanging on that will soon be lost in a breeze, a museum that no one gets to see.”

Here are some of the haunting photographs in the project:

BULGARIA - Soviet Friendship Monument

BULGARIA -Buzludzha 01

BULGARIA -Buzludzha 10

ESTONIA - PATAREI PRISON 02

ESTONIA - THEATRE

GERMANY - Miltary Barracks

GERMANY - Soviet HeadQuarters 01

HUNGARY - MAV 424 Steam Train

LATVIA - IRBENE 02

LATVIA - IRBENE 03

LATVIA - SCHOOL

RUSSIA - Chemical Laboratory

RUSSIA - Cinema

RUSSIA - Sanatorium 01

RUSSIA - Sanatorium 03

RUSSIA - Tuberculosis Hospital

RUSSIA - Young Pioneer Camp 02

RUSSIA - Young Pioneer Camp 04

UKRAINE - Chernobyl Hospital 02

UKRAINE - Chernobyl Kindergarten

UKRAINE - Chernobyl Sports Centre 01

UKRAINE - Chernobyl Sports Centre 02

The photos in the project have also been published in a book that’s available from $28 over on Amazon. You can also find more of Litchfield’s work over on her website.


Image credits: Photographs by Rebecca Litchfield and used with permission

11 Sep 14:40

slaughterlord: The Ayam Cemani Chicken is notable for a couple...

Laszlo Tenki

wow, beautiful animal!



slaughterlord:

The Ayam Cemani Chicken is notable for a couple of things. First of all, partially due to its rarity, especially outside of its native Indonesia, one Ayam Cemani will run you about $2,500. Second, it is clearly the chicken of Our Dark Lord and Savior Satan! The birds exhibit the genetic condition “fibromelanosis,” which renders them totally black—we’re talking feathers, skin, organs, bones, the works. Only their blood is red, albeit a very dark shade.



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10 Sep 13:15

A big chunk of the Sierra Nevada caught fracturing on video

by Scott K. Johnson

If you like geology, you’re used to relying on an active imagination. Most geologic processes occur too slowly to see them play out for yourself. Many of the exceptions are dangerous enough that you might not want a front row seat or are rare enough that the odds of being there to witness them are disheartening. Sometimes, though, the Earth throws us a bone—or in this case, a gigantic slab of granite.

One interesting way that rocks weather and crumble apart is called “exfoliation.” Like the skin-scrubbing technique, this involves the outermost layers of exposed igneous or metamorphic bedrock sloughing off in a sheet. Over time, this tends to smooth and round the outcrop—Yosemite’s Half Dome providing a spectacular example.

We’re not entirely sure just what drives the peeling of an outcrop’s skin like this, but the classic explanation is that it’s the result of bringing rocks that formed at great pressure up to the surface. Once there, the outer layers can expand slightly, creating a physical mismatch with the layers below them.

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09 Sep 16:45

Infographic: Results after legalizing pot in Colorado

02 Sep 16:00

Traditional Menswear Becomes Design Object With The Wooden Bowtie

by Caroline Williamson
Laszlo Tenki

that's a tie even I would wear

Traditional Menswear Becomes Design Object With The Wooden Bowtie

Using solid wood, TAKD Design reinvents a traditional menswear accessory and turns it into a modern design object. The Bowtie comes in your choice of four woods – Ash, White Oak, Walnut, and Wenge – and four different hand sewn straps so you can mix it up with your wardrobe.

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Available for purchase as sets or individually sold wood pieces and straps here.

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Traditional Menswear Becomes Design Object With The Wooden Bowtie in style fashion main Category

Traditional Menswear Becomes Design Object With The Wooden Bowtie in style fashion main Category

Traditional Menswear Becomes Design Object With The Wooden Bowtie in style fashion main Category

Traditional Menswear Becomes Design Object With The Wooden Bowtie in style fashion main Category

Traditional Menswear Becomes Design Object With The Wooden Bowtie in style fashion main Category

Traditional Menswear Becomes Design Object With The Wooden Bowtie in style fashion main Category








03 Sep 17:00

A Modest Beach Bungalow in Santa Monica Gets a Renovation

by Caroline Williamson

A Modest Beach Bungalow in Santa Monica Gets a Renovation

This modest beach bungalow circa 1913 was relocated to Santa Monica only a couple of blocks from the beach, to the place it has called home since 1920. All these decades later, it was time for a major renovation, so Bay Street got just that with help from Bittoni Architects.

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The home’s street presence remains the same, keeping the exterior fairly true to form, while the interior received a complete renovation. Through the renovation, the home’s interior and exterior connection flow letting the residents enjoy California indoor/outdoor living year round.

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A two-story addition was designed and built in the rear, which provided the home a new top-floor master suite and deck with a terraced indoor dining and living area that’s open to the outdoors, below.

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The interior design was covered by Delphine Lafont for Modern Cause, which included simple statement pieces creating a timeless interior space. Love the Eames sofa on the left.

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One bathroom is streamlined and tranquil with white fixtures and warm woods.

A Modest Beach Bungalow in Santa Monica Gets a Renovation in main interior design architecture Category

While the other goes bold with a bright yellow on the walls.

A Modest Beach Bungalow in Santa Monica Gets a Renovation in main interior design architecture Category

A Modest Beach Bungalow in Santa Monica Gets a Renovation in main interior design architecture Category

A Modest Beach Bungalow in Santa Monica Gets a Renovation in main interior design architecture Category

A Modest Beach Bungalow in Santa Monica Gets a Renovation in main interior design architecture Category

A Modest Beach Bungalow in Santa Monica Gets a Renovation in main interior design architecture Category

Photos by Taiyo Watanabe.








04 Sep 14:57

17 Of The Most Unusual Beaches Around The World

by linadavidaviciute

When someone says “beach” you probably think of yellow or white sand, rolling waves, bright sunlight and a beer or fruity cocktail. But beaches come in far more different shapes and colors than some of us might have expected. Here are 17 beaches that, in one way or another, might not be anything like the beaches you’re used to.

One of the most striking differences in many of these beaches are the different sand colors. Sand is generally formed out of whatever the waves happen to be banging against the shore, be they rocks, shells, corals, or glass. Rare green beaches can contain olivine, which is a remnant of volcanic eruptions, and black beaches are also generally formed by volcanic remnants. The pink beaches of Bermuda are colored by coral remnants.

If you have a photo of a unique beach out there that should be on this list, share it with us below this post!

Unique Glass Beach in California

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Image credits: digggs

The glass beach near Fort Bragg in California formed after the trash dumped there for years by local residents was pounded into sand by the surf. The dumping was eventually prohibited, but the glass sand remains.

Hidden beach in Marieta, Mexico

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Image credits: dailymail.co.uk

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Image credits: Miguel Naranjo

This beach in Mexico is said to have formed after the Mexican government used the uninhabited islands for target practice in the 1900s.

Maldives Beach That Looks Like Starry Night Sky

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Image credits: Will Ho

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Image credits: Will Ho

The lights on this beach in the Maldives are caused by microscopic bioluminescent phytoplankton, which give off light when they are agitated by the surf.

The Beach of the Cathedrals, Ribadeo, Spain

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Image credits: imgur.com

The stunning cathedral-like arches and buttresses of this beach in Spain were formed by pounding water over thousands upon thousands years.

Pink Sand Beach, Bahamas

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Image credits: greenglobe.travel

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Image credits: luxuo.com

The idyllic pink sand of the Bahamas is pigmented by washed-up coral remnants, which are dashed and ground to tiny pieces by the surf.

Extreme Plane Landings at Maho Beach, Saint Martin

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Image credits: Benny Zheng

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Image credits: Kent Miller

Jokulsarlon, Iceland

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Image credits: Manisha Desai

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Image credits: D-P Photography

The black volcanic sand on this Icelandic beach contrasts beautifully with the white and glassy chunks of ice.

The Moeraki Boulders (Dragon Eggs) In Koekohe Beach, New Zealand

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Image credits: Gerald Guerubin

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Image credits: Farkul J

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Image credits: arikairflight.blogspot.com

The boulders on this New Zealand beach are concretions – balls of sedimentary rock harder than the sedimentary earth that formed around them, which has long since washed away. These boulders get uncovered and smoothed by pounding waves.

Green Sand In Kourou, French Guiana

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Image credits: Arria Belli

Papakōlea Green Sand Beach, Hawaii

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Image credits: paradisepin.com

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Image credits: Mark Ritter

The green sand on this beach in Hawaii is caused by the mineral olivine, which is formed by lava as it cools in the sea.

Giants Causeway Beach, Ireland

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Image credits: Michael

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Image credits: Stefan Klopp

The giant’s causeway was formed 50-60 million years ago when basalt lava rose to the surface and cooled, cracking into strange, large columns.

Punaluu Black Sand Beach, Hawaii

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Image credits: hawaiitopten.com

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Image credits: poco a poco

The black sand on Punaluu is formed by basalt lava, which explodes as it flows into the sea and rapidly cools.

Red Sand Beach, Rabida, Galapagos

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Image credits: unknown

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Image credits: Robert Peternel

The red sand at Rabida was formed due to the oxidization of iron-rich lava deposits, although it could also be due to washed-up coral sediments.

Shell Beach, Shark Bay, Australia

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Image credits: australiascoralcoast.com

The water near Shell Beach in Australia is so saline that the cockle clam has been able to proliferate unchecked by its natural predators. It is this abundance of molluscs that floods the beaches with their shells.

Pfeiffer Purple Sand Beach, California

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Image credits: Tom Grubbe | dfmead

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Image credits: irene joy

The purple sand at this beach (which is only found in patches) is formed when manganese garnet deposits in the surrounding hills erode into the sea.

Vik Beach, Iceland

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Image credits: Stephan Amm

Iceland is a land with a lot of volcanic activity, which is why black volcanic beaches are so common there.

Cave Beach in Algarve, Portugal

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Image credits: Bruno Carlos

The Algarve coast consists of limestone, which is easily eroded and can form stunning sea caves like this one.

06 Sep 12:11

Samsung Gear VR headset now has a price: $199

by John Callaham

A Samsung spokesperson has revealed that the company's upcoming Gear VR headset will cost $199 when it is released later this year.








25 Aug 18:05

Humorous New Site-Specific Paintings on the Streets of Paris by Pejac

by Christopher Jobson

Humorous New Site Specific Paintings on the Streets of Paris by Pejac street art humor

Humorous New Site Specific Paintings on the Streets of Paris by Pejac street art humor

Humorous New Site Specific Paintings on the Streets of Paris by Pejac street art humor

Humorous New Site Specific Paintings on the Streets of Paris by Pejac street art humor

Humorous New Site Specific Paintings on the Streets of Paris by Pejac street art humor

Humorous New Site Specific Paintings on the Streets of Paris by Pejac street art humor

Humorous New Site Specific Paintings on the Streets of Paris by Pejac street art humor

Street artist Pejac (previously) was recently in Paris where he created at least three new works almost guaranteed to make you smile. The first appears to be a figure throwing a water balloon at a wall, but on closer inspection the giant splat contains a painting of Manet’s famous The Luncheon on the Grass. The second involves a pair of children who appear to be burning ants with a magnifying glass in a spot of sunlight, but once viewed close-up the tiny figures are revealed to be small people instead of insects. Lastly he made use of a thick wall crack to form the edge of a ghostly looking door. You can see a few more views over on StreetArtNews.

21 Aug 17:00

A Kids Space Designed for the Re-Imagination of Drawing Tools

by Caroline Williamson

A Kids Space Designed for the Re-Imagination of Drawing Tools

Mathery Studio was tapped to design a space for children that “focused on transforming perception surrounding the simple act of drawing.” The firm came up with Pastello – Draw Act, which is derived from the Italian word for ‘pastel’ or ‘crayon’, a dedicated environment that lends itself to the National Gallery of Victoria’s commitment to programs that involve design and children. The result is a colorful, interactive, and inspiring space for children to draw and color in quirky and unique ways outside their comfort zone.

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The team molded crayons, the principal material for the project, into really fun shapes, like a 9kg (almost 20lbs!) crayon sphere, and let the kids go wild during a 10-week exhibition/playground/installation.

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A Kids Space Designed for the Re Imagination of Drawing Tools in main interior design art Category

A Kids Space Designed for the Re Imagination of Drawing Tools in main interior design art Category

A Kids Space Designed for the Re Imagination of Drawing Tools in main interior design art Category

A Kids Space Designed for the Re Imagination of Drawing Tools in main interior design art Category

A Kids Space Designed for the Re Imagination of Drawing Tools in main interior design art Category

The space itself was lively and colorful with various stations for the children to express themselves.

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A Kids Space Designed for the Re Imagination of Drawing Tools in main interior design art Category

A Kids Space Designed for the Re Imagination of Drawing Tools in main interior design art Category

A Kids Space Designed for the Re Imagination of Drawing Tools in main interior design art Category

A Kids Space Designed for the Re Imagination of Drawing Tools in main interior design art Category

A Kids Space Designed for the Re Imagination of Drawing Tools in main interior design art Category

A Kids Space Designed for the Re Imagination of Drawing Tools in main interior design art Category

A Kids Space Designed for the Re Imagination of Drawing Tools in main interior design art Category

A Kids Space Designed for the Re Imagination of Drawing Tools in main interior design art Category

A Kids Space Designed for the Re Imagination of Drawing Tools in main interior design art Category

A Kids Space Designed for the Re Imagination of Drawing Tools in main interior design art Category

A Kids Space Designed for the Re Imagination of Drawing Tools in main interior design art Category

Instead of taking a normal crayon to a flat, horizontal coloring book, the kids had to jump in and get physical at times, like with helmets that have crayons embedded into them.

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A Kids Space Designed for the Re Imagination of Drawing Tools in main interior design art Category

A Kids Space Designed for the Re Imagination of Drawing Tools in main interior design art Category

A Kids Space Designed for the Re Imagination of Drawing Tools in main interior design art Category

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Products’ still life photography by Mathery Studio.
Interior photography by Tobias Titz.








27 Feb 23:00

The E.T.-Yoda Theory

by Miss Cellania

Star Wars fans are familiar with this, but it may be new to younger folks. We don’t know who put these pictures together, but they surfaced recently at reddit. Adding to the confusion, there is the idea that, although the events happened long, long ago in a galaxy far, far away, the Star Wars saga was a documentary. The images just took a long time to travel to Earth. E.T. was stranded on Earth 32 years ago, which means the enterprising young alien is probably a senator somewhere himself now.

The ET/Yoda question itself was posed years ago, at least as far back as 2006, but it may be much older. The crossovers were actually an agreement between George Lucas and Steven Spielberg, ya know, cross-promotion. Also note that Senator Grebleips was named for Spielberg -just read it backwards. -via Buzzfeed

18 Aug 12:30

neuromaencer: real time face tracking & projection...

by tnimplant


neuromaencer:

real time face tracking & projection mapping.

warmly recommended to all my followers! MUST WATCH

15 Aug 11:20

Hackers transform a smartphone gyroscope into an always-on microphone

by Steve Dent
Apps that use your smartphone's microphone need to ask permission, but the motion sensors? No say-so needed. That might not sound like a big deal, but security researchers from Stanford University and defense firm Rafael have discovered a way to turn...
11 Aug 15:51

Site-Specific Street Art by JPS

by Christopher Jobson

Site Specific Street Art by JPS street art

Site Specific Street Art by JPS street art

Site Specific Street Art by JPS street art

Site Specific Street Art by JPS street art

Site Specific Street Art by JPS street art

Site Specific Street Art by JPS street art

Site Specific Street Art by JPS street art

Here’s few fun pieces by UK street artist JPS who creates small and lage-scale stencil works, paintings, and installations in urban areas. While most of his work seems greatly influenced by pop culture icons, horror movie characters, and comic book heroes, I tend to enjoy these one-off pieces a bit more. You can see more over on his Facebook page.

10 Aug 19:43

littlelimpstiff14u2: SHINTARO OHATA Born in Hiroshima, 1975....





















littlelimpstiff14u2:

SHINTARO OHATA

Born in Hiroshima, 1975.
Shintaro Ohata is an artist who depicts little things in everyday life like scenes of a movie and captures all sorts of light in his work with a unique touch: convenience stores at night, city roads on rainy day and fast-food shops at dawn etc. His paintings show us ordinary sceneries as dramas. He is also known for his characteristic style; placing sculptures in front of paintings, and shows them as one work, a combination of 2-D and 3-D world.

Japanese artist Shintaro Ohata (previously) currently has two new sculptural paintings on view at Mizuma Gallery in Singapore. Ohata places vibrantly painted figurative sculptures in the foreground of similarly styled paintings that when viewed directly appear to be a single artwork. In some sense it appears as though the figures have broken free from the canvas. These artworks, along with several of his other paintings, join works by Yoddogawa Technique, Enpei Ito, Osamu Watanabe, and Akira Yoshida, for the Sweet Paradox show that runs through August 10th

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09 Aug 21:59

fckyeahprettyafricans: Namibia vmagazine: Namibia’s Hipsters:...



















fckyeahprettyafricans:

Namibia

vmagazine:

Namibia’s Hipsters: From the sapeurs of Kinshasa, the fashionistas of Lagos and to the streets of Jozi, vintage style is trending in Africa.   

Designer, tailor and stylist Lourens Loux Gebhardt of Loux the Vintage Guru is now collaborating with Khumbala, a group of stylists and designers from Johannesburg, to launch a street-style website that seeks to inspire Africans to step out in style and introduce them to the merits of vintage fashion.

A fashion revolution in the making; “When we collaborate we call ourselves LIA (Love is African), and we’re currently playing a big part by simply inspiring fashionistas around the African continent.”

Usually decked out in well-cut 60’s suits, tweed jackets, round spectacles and trilby hats, Lourens explains, “Many people aren’t interested in wearing vintage, they just see it as used clothing… I manage to dress myself cheaply and end up looking like a million bucks.”

photos: ©Harness Hamese and ©Lukas Amakali. all rights reserved

h/t The Guardian

11 Aug 09:17

John Cleese rants - Soccer vs Football

John Cleese tells the truth. From the excellent documentary "The Art of Football from A to Z". More info @ http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0804228/
04 Aug 17:00

Mothersill: A Vacation Home Inspired by the Boardwalk

by Caroline Williamson

Mothersill: A Vacation Home Inspired by the Boardwalk

If you’re looking for the beach house of your dreams, Bates Masi Architects are definitely the people to see. The Hamptons-based firm has knocked it out once again with Mothersill, a creek-front property in Water Mill, New York.

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Common to most any beach area, you’ll see elevated wooden walkways hovering above the grounds, and those boardwalks help create a clear path when faced with a rocky landscape. This simple element is what inspired the design of this project, using it as an architectural component to intertwine portions of a historic site with a new building and the surrounding, natural landscape.

The site of Mothersill features two structures built in 1962, a small house and studio, designed by Andrew Geller, along with a diverse mix of plants, including rare specimens. Connecting the two structures is a boardwalk, common to his work. This part of the property is protected by a conservation easement, keeping the structures, Yew garden, and over 400,000 Siberian Iris’ safe, while allowing for a new main house to be built.

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The boardwalk connects the three buildings, one of which (the Geller House) was relocated to the Yew garden and the Geller Studio, which has become the new pool house. Parts of the path are shaded and parts expand out to create outdoor seating areas in different spots.

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Mothersill: A Vacation Home Inspired by the Boardwalk in main architecture Category

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The new home’s interior brings the wood indoors with wooden floors and ceilings.

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Large windows help frame the lush landscape that surrounds the property.

Mothersill: A Vacation Home Inspired by the Boardwalk in main architecture Category

Mothersill: A Vacation Home Inspired by the Boardwalk in main architecture Category

Mothersill: A Vacation Home Inspired by the Boardwalk in main architecture Category

In this bathroom, you can shower indoors or out!

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Mothersill: A Vacation Home Inspired by the Boardwalk in main architecture Category

Mothersill: A Vacation Home Inspired by the Boardwalk in main architecture Category

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06 Aug 15:00

Industrial Clamp Jewelry Collection by Drilling Lab

by Jaime Derringer
Laszlo Tenki

I can't bear rings on my fingers but WANT

Industrial Clamp Jewelry Collection by Drilling Lab

New design studio led by designer Lu-Wei Chen of Taiwan, Drilling Lab has introduced their first collection called Clamp.

Consisting of rings with two different, yet similar forms—Type A and Type B, the collection explores the industrial clamp used in an entirely new way. The designs are manufactured in traditional Taiwanese factories, therefore, the inspiration from the pieces actually come from the place in which they’re made.

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Type A

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Type A

Type A is constructed out of two pieces embedded with a screw, while Type B is integral conformation with an exposed screw.

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Type B

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Type B

An interesting feature of the collection is that you can assemble or dissemble the ring with the screw and hex key enclosed. Available in three different colors, the screw adds the perfect finishing touch to the piece expressing the user’s individualized character.

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07 Aug 13:08

Slim Wallet by Aecraft

by Leo Lei

Slim Wallet by Aecraft

Slim Wallet is a minimalist design created by Belgium-based company Aecraft. Consistent to Aecraft’s line of leather products, the Slim Wallet is constructed and stitched by hand, and produced using premium Norwegian vegetable-tanned leather. The leathers are all hand-picked to ensure the highest quality, and each piece is unique as a result.

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The wallet is designed so that the user can instantly take out frequently-used cards without even having to open the wallet. The wallet can also open up from the center to reveal all of the cards and banknotes. Even after placing up to 12 cards within the wallet, the wallet will stay closed and flush due to a velcro piece running across from the straps.

All cards and banknotes are securely contained within the wallet using elastic bands, even with only one card inside. The leather material is robust and triple-stitched to ensure the wallet’s durability. A minimal deboss of the company symbol and logo are carefully engrained into the front and backside of the wallet.

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09 Aug 15:17

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08 Aug 20:43

tastefullyoffensive: Office Safari by Mike & Ben





















tastefullyoffensiveOffice Safari by Mike & Ben

07 Aug 02:17

AC DC’s Thunderstruck by a Finnish band - the back drop,...

Laszlo Tenki

Oh, it's wonderful.



AC DC’s Thunderstruck by a Finnish band - the back drop, instruments…..makes it incredibly interesting.

07 Aug 19:09

Climatologist: We Might Be Fucked

by Joe Jervis
Climatologists such as the one above are not mincing words after a huge blow-hole appeared in the Siberian tundra. The deep cavern, they believe, was caused by the venting of methane. Via Salon:
The study concerns the large deposits of methane (CH4) — a greenhouse gas over twenty times more potent than CO2 — known to be buried beneath the Arctic. Stockholm University researchers found that some of that methane is leaking, and even making it to the ocean’s surface. They called the discovery “somewhat of a surprise,” which, according to [Jason] Box, doesn’t quite communicate its importance. “The Arctic is our most immediate carbon concern,” Box said, referring also to the CH4 escaping from the melting permafrost. But the sentiment can be expanded to all of climate change: “We’re on a trajectory to an unmanageable heating scenario, and we need to get off it,” he said. “We’re fucked at a certain point, right? It just becomes unmanageable. The climate dragon is being poked, and eventually the dragon becomes pissed off enough to trash the place.”
More from an Australian news outlet:
Siberia’s Yamal region contains some of Russia’s largest gas reserves. It’s little coincidence that the first vent hole appeared about 40km from the nation’s largest gas field — Bovanenkovo. Since then another crater has been identified nearby. This one is smaller: Some 15m in diameter. Locals first found it in September last year, but it has only now come to the attention of authorities. A third — this time only 4m wide — was found several hundred kilometres away on the Taymyr Peninsula. Russian scientists examining the first blowhole found it to be 60-80m wide and some 70m deep. It runs into the permafrost of ice and mud. There is an icy lake at its bottom. Methane. It’s the lasting remains of an event which happened some 50 million years ago. An outbreak of a tiny green weed transformed the Earth from a virtually lifeless greenhouse by sucking the carbon out of the air and pumping oxygen back into it. It was a process which took millions of years to create the world as we know it. But the methane left trapped under the Arctic permafrost is a ticking time bomb — set to send the world into a mass extinction and set the climate clock back by millennia. “We have been too long on a trajectory pointed at an unmanageable climate calamity; runaway climate heating,” Dr Box writes.
07 Aug 21:04

3D Sculptural Paintings by Shintaro Ohata

by Christopher Jobson
Laszlo Tenki

wow, this is cool

3D Sculptural Paintings by Shintaro Ohata sculpture painting optical illusion

3D Sculptural Paintings by Shintaro Ohata sculpture painting optical illusion

3D Sculptural Paintings by Shintaro Ohata sculpture painting optical illusion

3D Sculptural Paintings by Shintaro Ohata sculpture painting optical illusion

3D Sculptural Paintings by Shintaro Ohata sculpture painting optical illusion

3D Sculptural Paintings by Shintaro Ohata sculpture painting optical illusion

3D Sculptural Paintings by Shintaro Ohata sculpture painting optical illusion

3D Sculptural Paintings by Shintaro Ohata sculpture painting optical illusion

Japanese artist Shintaro Ohata (previously) currently has two new sculptural paintings on view at Mizuma Gallery in Singapore. Ohata places vibrantly painted figurative sculptures in the foreground of similarly styled paintings that when viewed directly appear to be a single artwork. In some sense it appears as though the figures have broken free from the canvas. These artworks, along with several of his other paintings, join works by Yoddogawa Technique, Enpei Ito, Osamu Watanabe, and Akira Yoshida, for the Sweet Paradox show that runs through August 10th. (via F*ck Yeah Painting, My Modern Met)

05 Aug 21:25

People Making Music with Broken Plumbing

by Christopher Jobson
Laszlo Tenki

Hilarious

Here’s two amazing videos of musicians realizing the air pressure from their faulty plumbing makes for a great music. The violinist from the first video us from the Altra Volta Quartet in Poland, and the video of the guitarist appears to be uncredited. If you like this, also check out Diego Stocco’s Music from a Dry Cleaner. (via The Awesomer)

04 Aug 23:40

Artist Erdal Enci Clones Himself to Create Elaborate Choreographed GIFs

by Christopher Jobson

Artist Erdal Enci Clones Himself to Create Elaborate Choreographed GIFs video art gifs animation

Artist Erdal Enci Clones Himself to Create Elaborate Choreographed GIFs video art gifs animation

Artist Erdal Enci Clones Himself to Create Elaborate Choreographed GIFs video art gifs animation

Artist Erdal Enci Clones Himself to Create Elaborate Choreographed GIFs video art gifs animation

Artist Erdal Enci Clones Himself to Create Elaborate Choreographed GIFs video art gifs animation

Artist Erdal Enci Clones Himself to Create Elaborate Choreographed GIFs video art gifs animation

Artist Erdal Enci Clones Himself to Create Elaborate Choreographed GIFs video art gifs animation

Artist Erdal Enci Clones Himself to Create Elaborate Choreographed GIFs video art gifs animation

It’s been over a year since we last checked in with video artist Erdal Inci (previously) who clones multiple recordings of himself moving through public spaces resulting in these bizarre looping performances. Inci often carries lights or other objects which lend a sense of choreography to each video, and at times the exposure eliminates him from the scene or makes him appear shadowlike in the background. Here are a few of our favorites over the last few months but you can see more on his website and at a higher resolution on Vimeo. (via iGNANT)