Archive for October 11th, 2009

A Self Portrait by Marc Quinn

Image: Marc Quinn Artist Marc Quinn created a self portrait sculpted out of 4.5 liters of his own frozen blood. He plans to repeat the process every five years to show the aging process. Quinn has achieved fame (o...

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Drive-In Auto Museum

Last year, the Jiangsu Head Investment Group and the government of Nanjing, China held a competition for designing a museum for the automobile's history and achievements.  Italian architect Francesco Gatti and his t...

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Michael Moschen's TRIANGLE

Hit Play or YouTube Link Michael Moschen's work with contact juggling is pretty legendary, and was featured in the film Labyrinth.  But this, if you haven't seen it, is even more impressive! via Dark Roasted Ble...

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Money Does Grow On Trees

After all of those admonishments when you were younger (or perhaps even now?) about your profligate ways, here at least is some good news.  Money does, in fact, grow on trees.  In the North of England, they see...

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The History of the Chipmunks

In some cases, no one will get behind a wacky idea until there's nothing left to lose. Such is the case with Ross Bagdasarian Sr. who recorded a novelty song called "The Witch Doctor". As his record company was close...

http://www.neatorama.com/2009/10/11/the-history-of-the-chipmunks/

35-Foot Interactive LED Banner

(Video Link) This video describes a banner consisting of LED tubes and sophisticated sensors that graces the atrium at one of the buildings on Microsoft's campus. It was designed by Mode Studios in order to encoura...

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NASA’s Lost Female Astronauts

NASA introduced the idea of female astronauts much earlier than you might realize. After all, the Soviets had launched a female cosmonaut!In the late 1950s, the United States government contemplated training women as...

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DIY Halloween Popup

Make your own scary character that pops up out of trash can to scare trick-or-treaters! Instructables user Back Roads shows you how to create this prop that uses compressed air. Link -via Lifehackerhalloween, decorat...

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Two Balloon Surprise

(YouTube link) This surprised me. What happens when you connect two balloons, one blown up much bigger than the other? I thought for sure they would equalize. Doesn’t air rush out harder from a fully-inflated ball...

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