Undercity Adventures

Posted on January 3, 2011 Under Life

Boing Boing tipped me off to this NPR Interview about exploring the underground tunnels in NYC, and then I found this video about Steve Duncan (above). Fascinating, and totally bad ass.  Listen to the interview as well if you have…

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THIS IS Studio: Nike 78

Posted on June 27, 2010 Under Art

Nice interview and submission by THIS IS Studio for the NIKE78 project. NIKE78 is an exciting new project created by Paul Jenkins and inspired by NIKE. Creatives involved will receive a brand new pair of NIKE shoes and will be…

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The Incredible Eyjafjallajökull

Posted on May 12, 2010 Under Travel

The Eyjafjallajökull volcano reminds us, as Larry Brilliant said: We know very little about a lot. From Sean Stiegemeier: So I saw all of these mediocre pictures of that volcano in Iceland nobody can pronounce the name of, so I figured…

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Live Firework Art: Rosemarie Fiore

Posted on March 1, 2010 Under Art

These large works on paper are made by exploding and containing live fireworks, resulting in bursts of saturated color that are overlaped and collaged into abstract compositions. Drawings created by exploding live fireworks, by Rosemarie Fiore. Via Booooooom

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Zimoun Sound Sculptures

Posted on November 5, 2009 Under Art

What do woodworms sound like? Live sound installation artist Zimoun from Switzerland found out. Video here. VIa FormFitfyFive

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What do birds eat? Well, human trash.

Posted on October 22, 2009 Under Art

Easily some of the most unsettling photographs I've seen in a very long time– but oddly important to spread around. Artist and photographer Chris Jordan always nails the point. These photographs of albatross chicks were made just a few weeks…

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Windows Of Opportunity

Posted on September 3, 2009 Under Art

I think every city in the world should be doing this. It's called Windows Of Opportunity: Shops left empty by the recession are filled by crowd sourced creative work, turning a negative eyesore in to a positive space for art.…

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The Art of Tim Burton

Posted on July 27, 2009 Under Art

Just as the imagery in his films haunts your dreams, the art of Tim Burton manages to get under skin while remaining perfectly still. While many of the pieces carry the Dr. Seuss meets Brothers Quay depictions we would expect…

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Ogi in Tokyo

Posted on June 10, 2009 Under Art

One of my favorite artists (I've been following him since 2004), Ogi just had a show in Tokyo"“ here are some pictures. The new work looks really fantastic. Congrats Ogi!

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New Soap, Old Bottle

Posted on April 20, 2009 Under Eco

The minds behind New Soap, Old Bottle are marketing multifuncionality in the form of new liquid soap sold in reused plastic and glass bottles. After being sanitized, the former Coke and Heineken bottles are filled with home or car cleaner,…

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