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April 30, 2012

dissected artists

a great ad campaign out of MASP Art School :: (via mymodernmet) ::

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April 26, 2012

knotted line

a beautiful use of html5flash :: "The Knotted Line is an interactive, tactile laboratory for exploring the historical relationship between freedom and confinement in the geographic area of the United States." :: http://knottedline.com/

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snapshots from movies

Allen Fuqua document his travels by reenacting stills from a movie :: (via mymodernmet)

Fast Times at Ridgemont High

Whisper of the Heart

Midnight in Paris

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April 24, 2012

most highlighted passages on kindle

no big surprises :: and a lot of hunger games :: but fascinating nonetheless :: read them all at amazon :: (via boing boing) :: some highlights below

1. "Because sometimes things happen to people and they’re not equipped to deal with them." - Catching Fire (Hunger Games #2)

8. "Pride relates more to our opinion of ourselves, vanity to what we would have others think of us." - Pride and Prejudice

20. “I have no data yet. It is a capital mistake to theorise before one has data. Insensibly one begins to twist facts to suit theories, instead of theories to suit facts." - The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes

45. "‘Pretend to be completely in control and people will assume that you are.’" - Steve Jobs

98. "peeped into the book her sister was reading, but it had no pictures or conversations in it, 'and what is the use of a book,' thought Alice 'without pictures or conversation?'" - Alice's Adventures in Wonderland

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April 23, 2012

happy (belated) earth day

burt's bees sponsored Diego Stocco to make some music :: naturally :: click below to watch :: (via neatorama)

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April 20, 2012

aerial views, time lapses

photos by Katrin Korfmann :: via mymodernmet :: "By placing a camera directly over a selected scene, Korfmann captures people placed against one singular backdrop over the course of hours, without disrupting social behavior. Her final product is a collection of digitally processed layers, pieced together into one unique representation of time and space."

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April 19, 2012

mark your calendars :: may 5th SUPERMOON

NASA drops the science behind these apocalyptic happenings :: click below to watch ::

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April 18, 2012

skydiving + synchronized swimming + diving

i want this animation to be the future :: click below to watch :: (via neaotrama)

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April 16, 2012

holi 2012 :: festival of color

some gorgeous footage from this year's holi festival :: shot in utah with some tricked out equipment :: click below to watch the video :: (via mymodernmet)

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April 13, 2012

elderly man transformed by music

listening to music from his past "quickens" this elderly man from unresponsive to engaged and happy :: with commentary by oliver sacks :: click below to watch :: (via boing boing)

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April 12, 2012

fictional character birthdays

a very handy chart :: find your fictional bday buddy :: see all the months at flavorwire :: (via neatorama)

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April 11, 2012

"Largest Rube Goldberg Machine"

can't quite follow this one, but the reveals are too awesome :: click below to watch :: (via boingboing) ::

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April 10, 2012

"caine's arcade"

a boy builds a cardboard arcade :: click below to watch ::

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April 9, 2012

an invocation

an invocation for beginnings :: click below to watch :: follow the new show at ashow.zefrank.com ::

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new mapped cities

drawing on top of images from Google Earth, Lu Xinjian reimagines our cities as Keith Harring-esque artwork :: more can be seen at his site: http://www.xinjianlu.com/citydna.html :: (via visual news)



las vegas

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April 4, 2012

animate everything

how about a trippy, overly-animated progressive electronica song for your wednesday? click below to watch ::

IV.10 from beeple on Vimeo.

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April 3, 2012

vintage cosplay

ron miller opens up his personal collection of cosplay conventions from the past :: see more at io9.com, technically NSFW :: (via neatorama)

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April 2, 2012

footprint snowflakes

Simon Beck uses his footprints to create beautiful and enormous land art :: (via mymodernmet) :: see more here ::

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