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December 31, 2006 - January 6, 2007 Archives

  • January 5, 2007
    This is a time lapse video of Pablo Picasso painting in oils allowing us to see his creative process at work. What's amazing is that he actually deforms the painting as he goes, basically taking a relatively normal painting and turning it into his signature style. Sort of like... / Continue →
  • January 5, 2007
    That above picture isn't photoshopped. Apparently goats like to climb the argan tree because they enjoy eating the fruit that grows on it. The result is the surreal image above of a tree covered in goats. You can see a bunch more shots here.... / Continue →
  • January 4, 2007
    Thanks to the magic of Google Maps here are some shots of ships building massive man made islands off the coast of Dubai. You can actually see sand being pumped into the island. I had a similar project ready for my Fortress of Solitude, but then funding fell through and I had t... / Continue →
  • January 4, 2007
    If you haven't already read about this, Ashley X is a 9 year old girl who had multiple medical treatments at the age of 6 to stunt her growth. She was born with a severe brain impairment known as static encephalopathy which prevents her from eating, walking, or basically having... / Continue →
  • January 4, 2007
    This guy took pictures of what 200 calories looks like represented by different foods. It's not nearly as dramatic as you'd think though. I was expecting a shot of like half a peanut, but instead it's like entire bowls of yogurt, slices of bread, and pretty much anything else t... / Continue →
  • January 3, 2007
    Some loser decided to reinvent Ping Pong by adding a third player and calling it TriPong. The concept is dumb, as is everything else about it. The table isn't for sale yet but the inventor is in talks with a major sports company to have it available by the end of 2007. Althou... / Continue →
  • January 3, 2007
    I don't know why, but this got flagged by the YouTube community. Apparently lighting toys on fire is absolutely offensive these days.... / Continue →
  • January 2, 2007
    Square cd is a minimal cd player. It can be hanged on the wall like a flat screen and when is turned off it appears just like a white corian square on the wall. Once the cd is turned on, a light create the interface and a back light diffuse a soft illumination all around the sq... / Continue →