Category: STORIES

Jun 6, 2012

Turning Transmission Towers into Giant People

Turning Transmission Towers into Giant People

Design by Choi+Shine Architects Power to the people! Giant transmission tower people that is… We can all agree that transmission towers (that’s an electricity pylon or ironman for you European and Aussie folk) are very necessary yet completely unsightly. These suspension towers dot our landscapes, typically soaring 15-55 meters (49 – 180 ft)…

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Jun 5, 2012

10 Glorious Easter Eggs on the Internet

10 Glorious Easter Eggs on the Internet

Last month, Reddit user VampireElf started an amazing thread asking users to submit their favourite little known Easter Eggs on websites around the globe. Some 4406 comments later, and a treasure trove of Internet nuggets were left for others to discover. Below you will find a list of 10 glorious easter eggs that pleased…

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May 30, 2012

The History of Pigeon Camera Photography

The History of Pigeon Camera Photography

In 1907, German apothecary Julius Neubronner invented an aerial photography technique known as pigeon photography. By affixing a lightweight time-delayed miniature camera to an aluminium breast harness, Neubronner attached his design to homing pigeons who would then be able to capture aerial photographs during their flight. Below you will find a brief history…

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May 9, 2012

Billboard Bandits: An Intimate Portrayal of Culture Jamming

Billboard Bandits: An Intimate Portrayal of Culture Jamming

© Dean Sewell, from the exhibition Culture Jammers at the Museum of Sydney In the 1970s and 80s a group of protestors calling themselves BUGAUP scrawled anti-tobacco messages on billboards across the country, leading to an Australia-wide ban on tobacco advertising and making the group world pioneers of a movement now known as…

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May 8, 2012

The Great Bioluminescence of 2009

The Great Bioluminescence of 2009

Photograph by PHIL HART @ philhart.com | Prints available at Red Bubble Starting in late December of 2008 and ending in January of 2009, the shores of the Gippsland Lakes in Victoria, Australia were awash in a sea of glowing bioluminescent flagellate protists known as Noctiluca scintillans. This incredible phenomenon was captured brilliantly…

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May 7, 2012

Stockholm Metro: The World’s Longest Art Gallery

Stockholm Metro: The World’s Longest Art Gallery

At 110 kilometers (68.3 miles) in length, the Stockholm Subway System is said to be the world’s longest art exhibit. Travelling by metro is like travelling through an exciting story that extends from the artistic pioneers of the 1950s to the art experiments of today. Over 90 of the 100 subway stations in…

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May 4, 2012

Blending Scenes from WWII into Present Day

Blending Scenes from WWII into Present Day

Sergey Larenkov is a Russian-based artist/photographer who was deeply impacted by World War II. On his Live Journal blog, the Saint Petersburg native has put together a tremendous set of collages of historic World War II photographs blended into the same locations as they currently look today. Through collaboratiion with the the State Museum…

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