Architects own home - Arthur Casas has created the perfect tropical forest retreat. Contrasting the thick chaotic nature of the forest, the house is simple and symmetrical, yet integrated with its surroundings.
The future of human computer interaction. Although I doubt if people will want to "stand" with their arms held up all day in work, so perhaps a sit down version "desktop" model will eventually be thought up.
Gray water is waste water with no human/organic waste (feces) or toxic chemicals that is suitable for reuse with little to no filtration. Gray water pumps allow you to capture this water and put it to use helping you waste less.
The LA County Fair is preparing for a competition to "create a 3-dimensional, modern-day interpretation of the Trojan Horse." using over 80 years of materials stockpile. 3 teams will be chosen to compete.
Moving forward we want to bring some increased attention to alternate modes of transportation. As energy prices rise and environmental awareness becomes more prominent, we look for new perspectives on how we travel. The MP3 500
Unsolicited ads for Toyota Prius by director David Krulik that have created controversy due to their depiction of immoral acts. Their message is, "Well, at least he drives a Prius." (click through 1,2,3)
Dangerous represents the definitive work of underground magician and ex-card cheat Daniel Madison - a massive two volume DVD anthology covering his magic (Mystique) and cardistry (Motion), past and present. Previews at jump.
Opera singer Leslie Garrett was hoisted above the Tower of London via a crane where she performed for a small audience to promote the English National Opera. The stunt was organized by Sky Arts TV channel.
Amazing design at a Sake bar in Melbourne. The interior, mostly 'bound' by ropes, demonstrates use of ordinary recyclable material -the rope idea originated from the classic design of sake bottles, traditionally secured with ropes.
Both Banksy and Shepard Fairey have paved the way for Mr. Brainwash to put together his first major Los Angeles showing, “Life is Beautiful.” Mr. Brainwash, a.k.a. Thierry Guetta, one of the most prominent pop artists on the scene today.
A Chess Set inspired by the novel 'Alice through the Looking Glass'. In this set the opaque mirrored pieces magically turn transparent when they touch the board, revealing the identity of the piece contained within them.