WINTERGATAN MARBLE MUSIC MACHINE

March 2, 2016 / 0 comments

So after 14 months of building, the Marble Machine is finished. A special day for us. Swedish Filmmaker Hannes Knutsson from Lefvande Bilder has filmed and edited the music video that will Premiere Monday, February 29:th. Hannes has gone down as deep with the Machine as i have and i cannot enough express my gratitude…

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GRAPHS AND QUOTES FROM THE BIG RETHINK

February 25, 2016 / 0 comments

Part 2: Farewell to modernism − and modernity too Here she contrasts three paradigms − or as she prefers, ‘cultural ecologies’ − Modernity, Deconstructionist Postmodernism (the transitory, hyper-relativist mode of thought usually referred to as Postmodernism) and Ecological Postmodernism, which she implies is the emerging long-term successor to modernity. Her vision of Ecological Postmodernism is…

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DECORATOR CRAB

February 22, 2016 / 0 comments

Decorator crabs are crabs of several different species, belonging to the superfamily Majoidea (not all of which are decorators), that use materials from their environment to hide from, or ward off, predators. They stick mostly sedentary animals and plants to their bodies as camouflage or, if the attached organisms are noxious, to ward off predators…

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GIANT WATER PURIFIER

February 22, 2016 / 0 comments

Spanish architect Andrés Jaque has created a towering network of water-purifying pipes for this year’s courtyard installation at MoMA PS1 in Queens, New York (+ slideshow). Jaque and his firm Office for Political Innovation were the winners of the 2015 Young Architects Program (YAP), which invites emerging architects to create a temporary structure for the courtyard at…

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Les Machines de l’Île

February 11, 2016 / 0 comments

Machines of the Isle of Nantes or Les Machines de l’Île de Nantes are a set of gigantic mechanical animals designed by Francois Delarozière and Pierre Orefice as an artistic, touristic and cultural project based in Nantes, France. The project is a combination of the ‘invented worlds’ of Jules Verne, the mechanical universe of Leonardo…

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OSMO: CONSTRUCTING THE COSMOS

February 5, 2016 / 0 comments

Inflated below the A13, visitors could crawl into Osmo thanks to a zip-up entrance, then sit beneath the stars—which were projected onto the 29-foot-high surface using lasers. Is it accurate? Loop.pH’s Mathias Gmachl told me that the projections are actually based on the actual night sky. The design team used this map from In the…

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THE PLEASURE OF FINDING THINGS OUT, RICHARD FEYNMAN INTERVIEW (1981)

February 4, 2016 / 0 comments

Fifty minutes of PURE Feynman! This is the original Horizon Nova interview – essential for any Feynman fan… and for everyone else too!”I’m an explorer, OK I like to find out!” Richard Feynman, physicist and adventurer extraordinary…THE PLEASURE OF FINDING THINGS OUT was filmed in 1981 and will delight and inspire anyone who would like…

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ORDER AND DISORDER

February 4, 2016 / 0 comments

ORDER AND DISORDER: ENERGY Professor Jim Al-Khalili discovers the intriguing story of how we discovered the rules that drive the universe. Energy is vital to us all, but what exactly is energy? In attempting to answer this question Jim investigates a strange set of laws that link together everything from engines to humans to stars….

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WAGE ISLAND

February 2, 2016 / 0 comments

Wage Island expands New York City’s “tale of two cities” by revealing the geographies of access to housing based on wages. These geographies are shown through a 3d map where elevations are based on median monthly housing costs from $271 to $4001. The map is submerged into a box filled with black water showing which…

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MAKE FLEXIBLE CIRCUIT BOARDS USING A 3D PRINTER

February 2, 2016 / 0 comments

You can etch flexible circuit boards using a 3d printer. They can be made of very thin copper clad board material or even conductive fabric. Standard copper clad circuit board material (FR4) of any thickness, can also be etched using this method. For more information, follow link below:   LINKLINKLINKLINKLINKLINKLINKLINKLINKLINKLINKLINK MAKE FLEXIBLE CIRCUIT BOARDS USING A…

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