Tired of the "same-old" look to China Towns everywhere? Well, this radical cyberpunk concept by MAD Architects brings to extreme the shape of a crystal star 1000 meters high, with simply mind-boggling effect:
They don't say how exactly this skyscraper can be mobile, but you can almost imagine it floating from location to location, gracing lucky cities with its extreme China Town version:
This truly mad (in a good sense) bunch of architects - their studio is based in Bejing - are also responsible for the great-looking skyscrapers, currently under construction in Toronto, Canada and in Guangzhou, China -
Today's pictures & links:
Antique Heavy Weather
Twisters (or sand storm devils?) haunt the riders on this 18th century engraving by Gustave Dore:
Now cut to the modern times...
Photo by Tony Law, National Geographic: An immense funnel-shaped cloud develops over the suburbs of Toronto, Canada...
See more absolutely marvelous creations from money bills on artist's page.
SanDisk "Point & Shoot" Film Festival Contest
Video Contest to Award $10,000 and a Free Trip to Las Vegas to the Best Overall Entrant
All you have to do is to create a compelling video taken on consumer point and shoot digital camera, in one of 5 categories: Kid Movies, Pet Movies, Dance, Action or Comedy Movies. One continuous shot, less than 2 minutes in length. Deadline: November 10, 2008.
What's not to love? Its retro look is complemented by the loud obnoxious sound of clanking keys. Just add monitor and a mouse... See the whole process of its construction here.
No Self-Respecting Cat Would Do That!
Prehistoric Rock Art Never Looked So Good
Ketley Crags rock shelter with prehistoric rock art carvings near Chatton, Northumberland, UK. This stunning pic is from National Geographic's recent set of wallpapers, participants of International Photography Contest - photograph by Brian Kerr:
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