Archive for the ‘art’ Category

Animated World Cup 2014 highlight reel

Animated World Cup 2014 highlight reel

By Ben | art, sports

This is pretty. Richard Swarbrick has done all sorts of these types of videos- not [&hellip

Creepy 3D gifs

Creepy 3D gifs

By Ben | art

It's not anywhere near Halloween, but these 3D Jigglegrams are amazing. Check out all of [&hellip

50 Years, 50 Popular Toys

50 Years, 50 Popular Toys

By Ben | art, infographics, pop culture

by Abby Ryan Design, via Neatorama

A Stacked Photo Fantasy

A Stacked Photo Fantasy

By Ben | art, photography

Frequently, when astrophotographers are creating beautiful images of galaxies, nebulae, and the like, they'll take [&hellip

Fun with Public Statues

Fun with Public Statues

By Ben | art, clever, funny

Sure, many statues are priceless works of art- but why stop that from letting the [&hellip

What happens when you pour molten aluminum into an anthill?

What happens when you pour molten aluminum into an anthill?

By Ben | animals, art, science

The results are amazing and beautiful. They'd fit in beautifully in a sculpture garden. Next [&hellip

The Power of Books

The Power of Books

By Ben | art, clever

by Mladen Penev via Postertext Blog

How To Make Rain-Activated Graffiti

How To Make Rain-Activated Graffiti

By Ben | art, clever

I'm tempted to run out and get some NeverWet. Right. Now. by NathanSharatt via BoingBoing

NYC Basic Tips & Etiquette

NYC Basic Tips & Etiquette

By Ben | art, clever, funny

See many, many more over at the NYC Basic Tips and Etiquette facebook page. by [&hellip

Monsters of New York

Monsters of New York

By Ben | art, clever, photography

I never New York had such a big monster population... (illustrations by Sadi Tekin, whose [&hellip

Pictogram Poster of Beatles' Songs

Pictogram Poster of Beatles' Songs

By Ben | art, music, pop culture

A poster with pictograms depicting several famous Beatles songs. Click on the image to see [&hellip

An Exploration of Jay-Z's 99 Problems

An Exploration of Jay-Z's 99 Problems

By Ben | art, funny, music

We all know what isn't a problem for Jay-Z, but what are all those problems that [&hellip

Diversifying the

Diversifying the "Anonymous" Guy Fawkes Mask

By Ben | art, politics

According to the artist: "Over the past five or so years, global protests have been [&hellip

Disco Lava: Lava poured on ice

Disco Lava: Lava poured on ice

By Ben | art, science

Part volcanology research, part performance art, in 2010 & 2011, the Syracuse Lava Project melted [&hellip

The Periodic Table of the Muppets

The Periodic Table of the Muppets

By Ben | art, clever, science

Artist Mike Boon has made perhaps the awesomest twist on the periodic table I've seen [&hellip

Classical sculptures dressed as hipsters

Classical sculptures dressed as hipsters

By Ben | art, clever, photography

As the article notes, having them dressed makes them look contemporary. I'm even pretty sure [&hellip

Visualizing Bach, Beethoven, & Stravinsky

Visualizing Bach, Beethoven, & Stravinsky

By Ben | art, music

Whilst cruising through posts over at allhomosapienswelcome, I came across this impressive visualization of J.S. [&hellip

Periodic Tables of Star Wars

Periodic Tables of Star Wars

By Ben | art, film, infographics, pop culture, science

Hey, if you're going to organize the characters from Star Wars into some type of [&hellip

Madonnas of Science

Madonnas of Science

By Ben | art, religion

Chris Shaw, the artist, describes these works: "As an artist I’m intrigued with the the [&hellip

Buzz Lightyear In Real Life

Buzz Lightyear In Real Life

By Ben | art, film, pop culture

In which Buzz Lightyear becomes a little more prickly than his CG-self. by `DanLuVisiArt via [&hellip

Don't Let it Become Your White Whale

Don't Let it Become Your White Whale

By Ben | animals, art

Money, that is. by Christoph Niemann from NYTimes Abstract Sunday

An Interactive Representation of Time

An Interactive Representation of Time

By Ben | art, infographics, science

  Getting a sense of how long various lengths of time, especially the really big [&hellip

Things I've Said to My Children

Things I've Said to My Children

By Ben | art, funny, quotes

"This is a collection of posters featuring phrases that have left my mouth only because [&hellip

Discarded Images: A collection of bizarre medieval images

Discarded Images: A collection of bizarre medieval images

By Ben | art, history

Maybe there's something cultural that's lost in translation, but it turns out the illustrators of [&hellip

Reasonably Dressed Superheroines

Reasonably Dressed Superheroines

By Ben | art, pop culture

These have been getting some attention (and criticism, it sounds like). As a result the [&hellip

Wikimedia Commons Pictures of the Year: 2012

Wikimedia Commons Pictures of the Year: 2012

By Ben | animals, art, nature, photography

Out of the 988 featured pictures on Wikimedia Commons in 2012, the five below were [&hellip

A Skull's Butterfly Eye

A Skull's Butterfly Eye

By Ben | art, photography

  by Marko Popadic, via Neatorama

Yomico Moreno's Impressive Terminator Tattoos

Yomico Moreno's Impressive Terminator Tattoos

By Ben | art

See more of Yomico Moreno's tattoo art on his Facebook page. via Neatorama

A Child-Eating Sasquatch Explains Dopamine

A Child-Eating Sasquatch Explains Dopamine

By Ben | art, science

From the video's description: "A Rutgers Neuroscience graduate student briefly elaborates on dopamine in terms [&hellip

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