Markus Kayser’s Solar Sinter project takes the desert’s two most abundant resources, sunlight and sand and puts them to work manufacturing glass objects. Kayser loads the sand into a solar-powered 3-D printer where it serves as the raw material for g
I'm a model and occasionally I pose nude for various art classes. I recently posed for an oil painting class of about 15 students and yet, this time things were a little bit different.
"Burning Banks" Painter, Alex Schaefer's Blog
People who oppose Soviet-style collective farms, government subsidies to agriculture, or public ownership of grocery stores because they want the provision of food to be a private matter in the marketplace are generally not dismissed as uncivilized o
I wonder if anyone has noted before that the logo for the hacker group “Anonymous” greatly resembles the logo for the book series “People of Destiny” put out by Children’s Press in the 1950s. I noticed this when I used my copy of the volume on Sir Wi
The next time someone tells you should "keep an open mind", politely tell them no thanks. The "open mind" argument is a fallacy that treats all ideas, values, behaviors, as worthy of consideration regardless if they are disconnected from reality.
Comic Strip - Quantum Vibe - A Slightly Mad Scientification Comic Concerning a Girl and Her Mad Scientist.
Comic Strip by Scott Bieser - Escape From Terra - A Continuing Sci-Fi Adventure
We keep waiting for this to be a dubbed an April Fool's Day joke, but we're four days in with no signs of letting up.
The always entertaining and usually controversial South Park is celebrating its 15th anniversary since its cable debut with the an exhibit at the Opera Gallery in New York City. The collection of South Park themed pieces spans multiple mediums rangin
BANKSY: The most exciting Street Artist since Basquiat – Demonstrates the Power of the Free Market as a Peace Tool
The tilt-shift photography effect can be simulated in Photoshop, by adjusting a photograph’s contrast, colour saturation and depth of focus. It works quite well with regular photographs
Muse, led by libertarian frontman Matthew Bellamy, rocked the Grammy Awards with a live performance of Uprising, a song inspired by John Perkins's Confessions of an Economic Hitman. The band won a Grammy for their album The Resistance.
The first of 200 films thought to be lost from the early years of American film-making were returned to the United States after being carefully filed for decades by Russian archivists.
Google’s Street View technology lets you stroll faraway boulevards and take in the architecture of distant cities.
Google is bringing its "street view" technology indoors. With the launch of the Google Art Project, announced at a press conference in London this morning, Google jumps into the online art arena with tools that will allow web surfers to move through
A 16-year-old looking to boost his art school application took a bow Thursday for being the one behind the grand piano that mysteriously showed up on a sandbar in Miami's Biscayne Bay. Nicholas Harrington said he wanted to leave his artistic mark
"That's what a Guantanamo inmate looks like," yells Thomas Mario Costanzo to a woman passing by. Costanzo was there to protest the U.S. prison camp in Cuba. Standing a few feet from the impromptu memorial to the shooting victims, Costanzo pointed to
A New Yorker who writes and directs comedy videos is on a quest to find the people who shot a roll of striking black-and-white photos of the city that he found in a park.
While a number of high-tech firms in the UK and the United States—including the Pentagon's Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA)—have been working feverishly on creating invisibility devices and have had some success, a real invisibility
The Mona Lisa was at the centre of a new mystery yesterday after art detectives took a fresh look at the masterpiece – and noticed something in her eyes. Hidden in the dark paint of her pupils are tiny letters and numbers, placed there by the arti
Pablo Picasso almost never stopped creating, leaving thousands of drawings, paintings and sculptures that lure crowds to museums and mansions worldwide. Now, a retired electrician says that he has 271 of them.
A retired French electrician and his wife have come forward with 271 undocumented, never-before-seen works by Pablo Picasso estimated to be worth at least 60 million euros ($79.35 million), an administrator of the artist's estate said Monday. The
When the sister and nephew of a deceased woman relative rummaged about the old lady's attic, they discovered an antique Chinese vase. Both remember seeing it when they were kids. The vase had been kept in the West London suburban house for years and
Created for the 2010 LA Design Challenge by the Honda Advanced Design Studio in Pasadena, CA, the Air concept is defined as “a vision of the future of lightweight and alternative fuel performance vehicles”.
The Central Intelligence Agency used American modern art - including the works of such artists as Jackson Pollock, Robert Motherwell, Willem de Kooning and Mark Rothko - as a weapon in the Cold War.
Nearly a dozen sculptures considered by the Nazis to be “degenerate” artwork and believed to have been lost or destroyed after World War II have been unearthed during construction near Berlin's city hall. he terra-cotta and bronze statues were found
This unfinished painting of Jesus and Mary could be a lost Michelangelo, potentially the art find of the century.
Tracy Twyman interviews E. Morgan Kelley about some of the imagery from Greek and Roman mythology that was incorporated into the designs of vintage stock and bond certificates. They discuss how finance and industry are fundamentally connected with th