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Using Typewriters To Create Art

Typewriters have been used for ever, it seems, and that is true. From 1870 and through much of the 20th century typewriters were used in many business offices and other places as well. Today it is vintage to have one at home, but it is a fact that it has long ago been replaced with computers. But still you will find people that uses typewriters to different purposes. Artist Keira Rathbone is actually making black-and-white portraits by printing letters, symbols […]

Posted by admin On Dec - 27 - 2010 1 Comment READ FULL POST
Siloetten

Many towns in Denmark have centrally located industrial silos; most are no longer in use, but continue to visually dominate the local skyline. This is also the case in the town of Løgten north of Århus, where the former silo complex has been transformed into 21 high-quality residences. The actual silo contains staircases and lifts, and provides the base of a common roof terrace. Around the tower, the apartments are built up upon a steel structure in eye-catching forms which […]

Posted by admin On Dec - 20 - 2010 Add Comments READ FULL POST

The Italian artist Franco Recchia really showed his creative and urban side by creating this art piece. It is amazing how detailed he managed to make the city landscapes and their skyscrapers. It is even more impressive that he used computer parts to make it. If you know computers well you will understand what part is what, but for me it looks the same.

Posted by admin On Dec - 14 - 2010 4 Comments READ FULL POST

We all love pancakes, in the morning, during the day, in the evening, we could eat pancakes all the time it seems. There is this guy Jim that obviously agrees with this statement because he is making a lot of pancakes, and not just regular ones, but in all kinds of shapes and colors. He is also making themed ones for the holidays, like Halloween and Thanksgiving. Other examples are dinosaur pancakes, jewelry pancakes, and Unicorn pancakes.

Posted by admin On Dec - 11 - 2010 13 Comments READ FULL POST

The Ferdinand GT3 RS, a zero-emissions car named after the legendary Porsche founder. I’m not even sure we can call this thing a car, considering it doesn’t even have an engine, but it’s definitely an interesting concept. The Ferdinand GT3 RS weighs an astounding 99.63 kg (219.6 lbs), which is lighter than any other working car, but that means all the “unnecessary” components were left out. The body of this home-made sports car is made of plastic tubes, and the […]

Posted by admin On Dec - 8 - 2010 1 Comment READ FULL POST
Don't SuperSize Me!

There’s been an increasingly louder call for America to get healthy – from doctors to registered nurses to health advocates to concerned parents, all have expressed a desire to curtail the decades long trend of increasing our calorie intake. When compared to the consumption practices of the rest of the world, America’s habits have reached scary levels. This infographic aims to shed some light on how we got where we are.

Posted by admin On Dec - 3 - 2010 Add Comments READ FULL POST
Guinness World Record

A Bucharest(Romania) Sun Plaza shopping center has made it into the Guinness Book of World Records with the world’s largest Christmas light installation in a closed arena. Bucharest’s Sun Plaza mall which opened in February this year, reached a world record by lighting 449.658 Christmas lights. The installation includes more than 500 lights curtains, as well as 40 Christmas trees with 2,400 leds, along with 120 lights garlands along the escalators in the shopping mall. The previous record was of […]

Posted by admin On Dec - 2 - 2010 2 Comments READ FULL POST

The humble beginning of airport security was merely the installation of security personnel that prevented airplane hijackings. Since that time, this security has evolved into controlling the trafficking of 3.4 oz of liquid items and making sure your nunchucks are checked in. Currently, as a front line in the battle against terrorism, airport security is now the world’s creepiest voyeur.

Posted by admin On Dec - 1 - 2010 Add Comments READ FULL POST
Age Maps

One of the things young people wonder about a lot is how they are going to look when they get older, and older people are looking at photos of themselves when they were young wishing they could turn back time. Artist Bobby Neel Adams has mixed these two aspects by making photo montages of two pictures of the same person, only one half of the photo is the face of the person when they were a child, and the other […]

Posted by admin On Nov - 24 - 2010 1 Comment READ FULL POST
Mount Bulusan volcano

The Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (Phivolcs) said the volcano emitted ash as high as two kilometres (1.2 miles) on Sunday and have recorded at least twenty-eight (28) volcanic earthquakes were recorded by Bulusan Volcano’s (12°46.2’N, 124°03’E) seismic network since 6AM today. One of which was an explosion type earthquake that ejected a grayish volcanic ash, 2km high and drifted to southwest direction.

Posted by admin On Nov - 21 - 2010 1 Comment READ FULL POST
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