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Strange mono-wheel transportation created in Holland (company's site)
Today's pictures & links:
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The View From 140 Floor of Burj Dubai
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Read more about this "highest tower in the world" here:
(image credit: Burj Dubai Skyscraper via Pete McPherson)
Socialist Realism in Art
A definitive piece:
This was actually made for an ad campaign promoting a cyber-market: (caption "You had to be brave, then"), and the sculpture was made by Plastic Studio (thank you, Baronne Samedi, for the tip)
Don't Believe Your Eyes
Try to wrap your brains around this little animation:
Hypercube, or a Tesseract is "the four-dimensional analog of the cube, just as the cube is the three dimensional analog of the square."
Now the same model performing a double rotation about two orthogonal planes:
And then there is "24-cell convex regular 4-polytope performing a double rotation about two orthogonal planes." Ready?
Here it comes (don't stare at it too much):
For the science fiction treatment of Hypercube, read a classic story "And He Built a Crooked House" by Robert A. Heinlein - click here.
Mixed fresh links for today:
City Farm Skyscrapers - [architecture]
Jeff VanderMeer to edit "SquidPunk" - [books]
All April Fools on the web - [collection]
Gallery of great magazine fold-ins - [weird art]
The Sphere Chair - [design]
Try this headline: Black Hole Eats Earth - [science]
Synchronized Fish Swimming! - [wow video]
Jeff Goldbum pitches iMac (drunk) - [fun video]
Top Gear: Best Race in History - [car video]
Radical Art from POVevolving
POVevolving is a groovy limited edition gallery from LA. - site.
"Core" by Kiel Johnson:
"Journeyman" by Stephen Rothwell:
Mysterious Mini-Sub in Russia
Getting more information... stay tuned.
A couple of hand-written masterpieces
You might have seen them before, but they are priceless:
"God made it that way" -
"How to tell when you've ticked off an engineer" -
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(image credit: Randall Munroe, xkcd)
The amount is $533.80 (perhaps).
Another shot of World's Most Dangerous Road
Bolivia - see a bunch of them here.
Shudder... This time there is a traffic jam, caused by some construction machinery (they do construction there??) -
When Furniture is Against You
The item above is called "Defendius" by Artem Lebedev.
Wild, Wild Fashion
Japanese Shoes - the latest rage: what do you think? ugly, dangerous, comfortable?
Very strange t-shirt:
(original unknown, thanks Lisa K.)
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