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Nov 26, 2012

‘Terminator’ Arm is World’s Most Advanced Prosthetic

‘Terminator’ Arm is World’s Most Advanced Prosthetic

The bebionic3 by RSLSteeper is a carbon-fiber myoelectric hand which is also made from aluminium and alloy knuckles. The bebionic3 moves by responding to muscle twitches in the upper arm. The prosthetic limb uses sensors to trigger one of 14 pre-programmed grips that mirror common human hand movements. The sensitivity is programmable, allowing the…

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Nov 26, 2012

Colossal Street Art by Sainer and Bezt

Colossal Street Art by Sainer and Bezt

Polish street artists Sainer and Bezt are doing some incredible artwork around Europe. Together, they are the Etam Cru and they are putting Polish street art on the map with their incredible large-scale pieces that can span buildings 10 stories high. While the gallery below highlights their street art murals, both artists also do…

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Nov 22, 2012

The 8 Level Rooftop Park in Osaka, Japan

The 8 Level Rooftop Park in Osaka, Japan

When Osaka’s baseball stadium closed its doors, it opened the door to a prime redevelopment opportunity in a new commercial district adjacent to Namba Train Station, the first stop from Kansai Airport. Given the location, owner Nankai Electric Railway asked Jon Jerde to create a gateway that would redefine Osaka’s identity. Jerde conceived Namba…

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Nov 21, 2012

The Dancers Among Us [21 Pics]

The Dancers Among Us [21 Pics]

Dancers Among Us is the recently released photo book by photographer Jordan Matter. In it, Jordan collaborates with dancers around the country, creating stunning photos of bodies in motion. In his own words, Matter explains: The inspiration for this book came to me one afternoon as I watched my son, Hudson, playing with his…

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Nov 20, 2012

20 Animated Gifs that Explain How Things Work

20 Animated Gifs that Explain How Things Work

If a picture is worth a thousand words, then an animated gif must be priceless! Below you will find a collection of simple and elegant animations that explain how various things work. From geometry to mechanics and everything in between, these animations help educate and explain how the world around us functions. Through these…

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Nov 19, 2012

An Incredible Photo Tour of Norway

An Incredible Photo Tour of Norway

Photographer Zbigniew Wantuch recently shared his portfolio of amazing work with the Sifter and it is through his lens that we get to experience the natural beauty of Norway. Currently working as a photojournalist for the local newspaper, Zbigniew lives in one of the northernmost cities in the world, Hammerfest, Norway. Below you will…

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Nov 18, 2012

Splatter Portraits by Hua Tunan

Splatter Portraits by Hua Tunan

Chen Yingjie (aka: Hua Tunan) is one of the leading young forces in the world of Chinese street art. Living in the coastal city of Foshan, Hua Tunan’s training in classical Chinese painting and illustration drives his unique street art style. He often explores new ways to combine Western graffiti styles with traditional Chinese…

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