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Levitated for a hour above Flash

January 2nd, 2007 · No Comments

Levitated | Everything – Look at these here flash pieces-of-art if you do nothing else today. Some of them explore symmetry, some science, some the I-ching, and some just let me explore them.

I love it. Time to get back to the levitated gallery…

Tags: art · science · technology

DC Comics – Vertigo First issue pdfs now set free

December 19th, 2006 · No Comments

DC Comics
Now you can read the full first issues of the many Vertigo series that revolutionized comics! Follow the links below to download a PDF version of the first issue of these classic Vertigo series now collected in graphic novel form. When you visit the Graphic Novels section of VertigoComics.com, any graphic novel titles with [...]

Tags: art · books

The Passion Paradox

December 18th, 2006 · No Comments

I saw this movie Nowhere in Africa, which was a nice movie and all that. What caught my attention was a dialogue in the movie, where the father of the protagonist says, “One always loves more than the other – that is the problem.” I thought that was a very insightful statement.

Now I come across [...]

Tags: art · movies · reviews

A scarf made red by your own blood!

December 17th, 2006 · No Comments

This body mod is quite amazing:

The scarf has the wearer’s blood circulating through it. I wonder if it really circulates though. More gory details at the modblog.

Tags: art

The Sweet Sound of Stradivarius’ Insecticides

December 16th, 2006 · 1 Comment

So apparently the tone and sound of the Stradivari violins are due to the chemicals used to treat the wood the violins were made of. I do not envy the scientist who spent 30 years proving his hypothesis that the unique and rich sound of the violins derive from the treatment done to the wood. [...]

Tags: art · science

Synesthesia – Art that Simulates the Feeling

December 15th, 2006 · No Comments

I have often wondered what life would be like as a Synesthetic
Synesthesia (also spelled syn├Žsthesia or synaesthesia, plural synesthesiae) is a neurological condition in which two or more bodily senses are coupled

Wouldn’t it be fun if you could see different digits (numerals) in different colors, or if you could “see” sounds and “smell” colors. I [...]

Tags: art · music · science