Category Archives: Awesome

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Boobs Ahoy!!!

This is by far the weirdest, and possibly the greatest, hot air ballon ever flown. The city of Canberra Australia commissioned artist, Patricia Piccinini, to design it for their 2013 centenary celebrations. Reception was mixed of course, but what else would one expect when … Continue reading

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20 Hz

20 Hz from Semiconductor on Vimeo. Why does information art give me tingles? Because when it is done well, it builds connections between me and my environment that deepen my understanding of it. What could be more valuable? Here is a video … Continue reading

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Orbiting Asteroid Moon Base In A Few Years?

Posts like this make me drool. A team from the Keck Institute for Space Studies (KISS), has proposed a large-scale project that involves capturing, moving and colonizing an asteroid. The idea is to find a big rock floating around in space, launch a special craft … Continue reading

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Wind Map

This passed my desktop during the media blitz that surrounded Hurricane Sandy. It is a live wind map of the US and was crated by digital art duo Fernanda Viégas and Martin Wattenberg who are known for their data visualization work. See … Continue reading

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More Psychedelic Imagery From The I.S.S.

Ever since the image of Earth that Carl Sagen described as a “Tiny mote of dust” crossed my eyes, I have been moved by images of space. Technology keps making these images better and better and with that I have … Continue reading

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Synchronized Metronomes

This is a great video of  32 metronomes that have been placed on a rolling board and purposely started at different times. The energy created by the oscillating needles, at first, creates chaos in the motion of the board. After some time though, … Continue reading

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Cast Aluminum Ant Colonies

Wow! These ant colony castings that retired entomologist Walter R. Tschinkel has made are not only a clever visual representation of nature, but they are also quite beautiful. OK, so he vaporized the entire colony when he poured the molten aluminum … Continue reading

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Audible Color

Here is wonderful sound project by Momo Miyazaki and Hideaki Matsui that uses color to determine which notes are played. The video speaks for itself. -Stay Tuned Sharing Is Caring

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The Deep – By Pes

Here is a beautiful short from one of my favorite video artists Pes. I have always been a big fan of stop motion, but this one hit me with a one / two combo when I saw the way he used … Continue reading

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The Most Organized Tool Box On The Planet

  Here is a quick video of master carpenter, Norm Abram showing a tool box designed and built by a piano builder from Boston named Henry Studley.  Studly’s level of skill is so high that I am intimidated just by … Continue reading

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