rugenius's posts
Nick Tassone's wonderful series of posters of Stephen King films and novels. *rugenius

Nick Tassone's wonderful series of posters of Stephen King films and novels.

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Visitors at the Zurich Zoo witnessed a zebra going nose to nose with an open-mouthed hippopotamus. Apparently it was cleaning the hippo's teeth! *rugenius

Visitors at the Zurich Zoo witnessed a zebra going nose to nose with an open-mouthed hippopotamus. Apparently it was cleaning the hippo's teeth!

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The giant montane pitcher plant of Borneo has a pitcher the exact same size as a tree shrew's body...could it be that this incredible carnivorous plant evolved to eat tree shrew poo? *rugenius

The giant montane pitcher plant of Borneo has a pitcher the exact same size as a tree shrew's body...could it be that this incredible carnivorous plant evolved to eat tree shrew poo?

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interesting article in the NYtimes about keeping and eating rabbits. are rabbits the new chickens in our backyards? *rugenius

interesting article in the NYtimes about keeping and eating rabbits. are rabbits the new chickens in our backyards?

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Industrial designer Emanuele Pizzolorusso's malleable Crumpled City Map on Tyvek. *rugenius

Industrial designer Emanuele Pizzolorusso's malleable Crumpled City Map on Tyvek.

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daniel arsham: animal architecture
galerie emmanuel perrotin, paris
march 20 – may 7, 2010 *rugenius

daniel arsham: animal architecture
galerie emmanuel perrotin, paris
march 20 – may 7, 2010

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BushkaBanks by Racheli C. Sharfstein for STUDIO OOGA are inspired by silhouettes of matryoshkas. Cute! *rugenius

BushkaBanks by Racheli C. Sharfstein for STUDIO OOGA are inspired by silhouettes of matryoshkas. Cute!

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quite cool to see the making of the iittala birdies! *rugenius

quite cool to see the making of the iittala birdies!

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interesting nytimes article and slideshow on shoemaking. *rugenius

interesting nytimes article and slideshow on shoemaking.

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who knew plankton could be so cool? check out these great photos and audio slideshow with richard kirby. the photos will feature in an upcoming book and are on display at ZSL. *rugenius

who knew plankton could be so cool? check out these great photos and audio slideshow with richard kirby. the photos will feature in an upcoming book and are on display at ZSL.

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these tanzanian spray toads are incredible and barely hanging on in captivity. great nytimes article on the struggle to keep them alive. *rugenius

these tanzanian spray toads are incredible and barely hanging on in captivity. great nytimes article on the struggle to keep them alive.

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great nyt article and slideshow on rare breeds. *rugenius

great nyt article and slideshow on rare breeds.

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This "sea toad" anglerfish is just one of many deep sea wonders from the 2009 IUCN Seamount expedition, which concluded last week. *rugenius

This "sea toad" anglerfish is just one of many deep sea wonders from the 2009 IUCN Seamount expedition, which concluded last week.

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A Veined Octopus, Amphioctopus marginatus, carrying coconuts in Indonesia. New and controversial 'tool use' by a cephalopod. Tool use or not, it makes a good video! *rugenius

A Veined Octopus, Amphioctopus marginatus, carrying coconuts in Indonesia. New and controversial 'tool use' by a cephalopod. Tool use or not, it makes a good video!

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Deep under the Antarctic ice, a rare, colourful burst of starfish and 3m-long monster worms has been filmed by a BBC camera crew. Incredible footage! *rugenius

Deep under the Antarctic ice, a rare, colourful burst of starfish and 3m-long monster worms has been filmed by a BBC camera crew. Incredible footage!

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these box jellyfish are just one of the many features of this week's nytimes science slideshows. *rugenius

these box jellyfish are just one of the many features of this week's nytimes science slideshows.

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pretty impressive shadow art by Niloy J. Mitra and Mark Pauly. The film produced "Silhouettes of Jazz" was one of the three nominees for the Best in Show Award of the SIGGRAPH 2009 Computer Animation Festival. *rugenius

pretty impressive shadow art by Niloy J. Mitra and Mark Pauly. The film produced "Silhouettes of Jazz" was one of the three nominees for the Best in Show Award of the SIGGRAPH 2009 Computer Animation Festival.

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Oeuf animal hat and matching booties at the inhabitat shop. Comes in dragon, bear and wolf! *rugenius

Oeuf animal hat and matching booties at the inhabitat shop. Comes in dragon, bear and wolf!

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Renovation of the zoological park in Vincennes, France.  The zoo’s landscapes are designed by TN PLUS Landscape Architects, its buildings by Parisian architects, Beckmann N’Thepe. Gorgeous! *rugenius

Renovation of the zoological park in Vincennes, France. The zoo’s landscapes are designed by TN PLUS Landscape Architects, its buildings by Parisian architects, Beckmann N’Thepe. Gorgeous!

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amazing new attenborough series life started last night.  some really stunning footage and its available on iplayer. *rugenius

amazing new attenborough series life started last night. some really stunning footage and its available on iplayer.

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Sort of Coal is a Danish brand founded by Pernille Lembcke and Louise Vilsgaard.  Their products use charcoal creatively to purify. *rugenius

Sort of Coal is a Danish brand founded by Pernille Lembcke and Louise Vilsgaard. Their products use charcoal creatively to purify.

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On Sept. 17 the Steven Kasher Gallery in Chelsea will open its first exhibition of National Geographic pictures — 150 vintage prints from a dozen photographers. *rugenius

On Sept. 17 the Steven Kasher Gallery in Chelsea will open its first exhibition of National Geographic pictures — 150 vintage prints from a dozen photographers.

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Hollister, left, and Porter Hovey, sisters with an appetite for late 19th-century relics have truly stunning collections.  Great slideshow and article from the NYtimes on the New Antiquarians, *rugenius

Hollister, left, and Porter Hovey, sisters with an appetite for late 19th-century relics have truly stunning collections. Great slideshow and article from the NYtimes on the New Antiquarians,

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"War Horse" is a London production of impressive puppetry using 'horses' made of cane.  The play is adapted by Nick Stafford from a novel by Michael Morpurgo and at the New London Theatre. *rugenius

"War Horse" is a London production of impressive puppetry using 'horses' made of cane. The play is adapted by Nick Stafford from a novel by Michael Morpurgo and at the New London Theatre.

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I spotted one of  Luke Jerram's 30 pianos, but was too shy to play.  Pianos occur across London as part of an interactive art project to challenge people to come out of their urban insularity and also to provide some summertime music. *rugenius

I spotted one of Luke Jerram's 30 pianos, but was too shy to play. Pianos occur across London as part of an interactive art project to challenge people to come out of their urban insularity and also to provide some summertime music.

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Eric W. Sanderson's Mannahatta Project, an exhaustive study and recreation of the Manhattan ecosystem circa 1609 (the year of Henry Hudson's arrival in Mannahatta), as an exhibition at the Museum of the City of New York. *rugenius

Eric W. Sanderson's Mannahatta Project, an exhaustive study and recreation of the Manhattan ecosystem circa 1609 (the year of Henry Hudson's arrival in Mannahatta), as an exhibition at the Museum of the City of New York.

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Melbourne's Recital Centre featured previously as #22565, but this gorgeous piece from Ashton Raggatt McDougal (ARM) architects deserves a second look. *rugenius

Melbourne's Recital Centre featured previously as #22565, but this gorgeous piece from Ashton Raggatt McDougal (ARM) architects deserves a second look.

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surf montreal?  that's right you can surf the river! *rugenius

surf montreal? that's right you can surf the river!

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New York City tonight (Wednesday, July 1st), WK will be signing his new book from 6-8pmat the Jonathan LeVive Gallery and releasing 3 new prints! *rugenius

New York City tonight (Wednesday, July 1st), WK will be signing his new book from 6-8pmat the Jonathan LeVive Gallery and releasing 3 new prints!

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More than 17,000 would-be plinthers are lining up for an hour long stint up on the empty fourth plinth of Trafalgar Square in London. A bizarre installation? from Antony Gormley. *rugenius

More than 17,000 would-be plinthers are lining up for an hour long stint up on the empty fourth plinth of Trafalgar Square in London. A bizarre installation? from Antony Gormley.

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The New York Times explores building with glass.  Gorgeous panes! *rugenius

The New York Times explores building with glass. Gorgeous panes!

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Always a sucker for nice stationery, I love this article on custom stationery from the NYTimes. *rugenius

Always a sucker for nice stationery, I love this article on custom stationery from the NYTimes.

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Traveling with your pets?  Pet Airways starts up this July. *rugenius

Traveling with your pets? Pet Airways starts up this July.

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i kind of love DesireLines' menagerie jewelery collection featuring this bunny, whales and chicks. *rugenius

i kind of love DesireLines' menagerie jewelery collection featuring this bunny, whales and chicks.

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'the small knocking down the big wood' by qui zhijie, 2009. part of chinese pavilion: 'what is to come (jian wei zhi zhu)' at venice art biennale 09. *rugenius

'the small knocking down the big wood' by qui zhijie, 2009. part of chinese pavilion: 'what is to come (jian wei zhi zhu)' at venice art biennale 09.

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Incredible new species discovered in the Cordillera del Condor of Ecuador/Peru. *rugenius

Incredible new species discovered in the Cordillera del Condor of Ecuador/Peru.

#22505
Ji Lee's "All-In-One Card Stamp" would save us a lot of card shopping. *rugenius

Ji Lee's "All-In-One Card Stamp" would save us a lot of card shopping.

#22406
Banksy's show in Bristol opens tomorrow.  According to the artist: 'This is the first show I've ever done where taxpayers' money is being used to hang my pictures up rather than scrape them off.' *rugenius

Banksy's show in Bristol opens tomorrow. According to the artist: 'This is the first show I've ever done where taxpayers' money is being used to hang my pictures up rather than scrape them off.'

#22401
pretty wild subway animation as seen from the q train.  hard to capture in a still, but well worth checking out.  Update: identified as Bill Brand's Masstransiscope from 1980! *rugenius

pretty wild subway animation as seen from the q train. hard to capture in a still, but well worth checking out. Update: identified as Bill Brand's Masstransiscope from 1980!

#22400
rather bizarre midori AC adapter from Microworks iida. *rugenius

rather bizarre midori AC adapter from Microworks iida.

#22399
the zenith concert venue in saint-etienne by london’s foster + partners has been granted a RIBA award! *rugenius

the zenith concert venue in saint-etienne by london’s foster + partners has been granted a RIBA award!

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Gorgeous slideshow from the NYTimes on the 2009 Venice Biennale. *rugenius

Gorgeous slideshow from the NYTimes on the 2009 Venice Biennale.

#22376
BRAINY echidnas?  check out this NYT article on recent research on monotremes. *rugenius

BRAINY echidnas? check out this NYT article on recent research on monotremes.

#22312
for his exhibition in the british pavilion, steve mcqueen presents a new film entitled
'giardini' (gardens), referring to the area of venice where the pavilion is situated. *rugenius

for his exhibition in the british pavilion, steve mcqueen presents a new film entitled
'giardini' (gardens), referring to the area of venice where the pavilion is situated.

#22254
The Metropolitan Museum’s newly reopened American galleries look fantastic and include 20 period rooms, a glass court and full-fledged sculpture garden. *rugenius

The Metropolitan Museum’s newly reopened American galleries look fantastic and include 20 period rooms, a glass court and full-fledged sculpture garden.

#21878
Amy Stewart's maintains a poison garden in her home in Eureka, CA.  It includes species like foxglove, opium poppies and castor beans. *rugenius

Amy Stewart's maintains a poison garden in her home in Eureka, CA. It includes species like foxglove, opium poppies and castor beans.

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