Alan Li

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New Whimsical and Colorful Murals by Seth Globepainter

French street artist Seth Globepainter, known for his colorful and whimsical murals, has unveiled a new series of indoor paintings in Rome. The imaginative murals, which decorate the walls of the Piazza Di Spagna metro station, were created for the <i>Urban Legends</i> exhibition at MACRO Museum. Daily …

Awesome Dad Builds Backyard Roller Coaster for His Two Kids

Someone give this man an award! Father of two, Will Pemble should be named “DIY Dad of the Year” for his 180-foot long, 10-foot high fully functioning roller coaster that he built in his San Francisco backyard for his kids. After returning back home from a family trip to Six Flags Great Adventure …

3D Optical Illusion of 2D Lamps

Le Studio Cheha basé à Tel Aviv a créé ces lampes LED « Bulbing » avec une illusion d’effet 3D puisque les lampes sont en réalité complètement …

Skylens heads-up display helps pilots 'see' through the fog

Thanks to instrumentation, flying blind in bad weather isn't the problem it used to be, but pilots still suffer the unfortunate effects of spatial disorientation. Not being able to see where you're going causes people to lose their sense of balance and direction, which can sometimes lead to fatal …

Surface to Structure: An Origami Exhibition Featuring 80 Paper Artists at Cooper Union | Colossal

<p>A huge exhibition of 80 contemporary origami artists featuring 120 paper creations is planned to take place this summer at Cooper Union in New York. …

Colorful City Silhouette Prints by Yoni Alter | Colossal

<p>London-based designer Yoni Alter has a huge line of colorful prints featuring overlaid silhouettes (to scale) of every major landmark found in …

Booze You Can Bowl With

Most of us are pretty proud of ourselves when we recycle a bottle instead of throwing it into the trash. But recycling isn’t a perfect process. If you’re recycling aluminum, it’s highly efficient, but glass–which is so beloved for beer and wine drinkers–is ostensibly a wash.<p>Enter Ford Jekson, a …

Helen Toomer Takes Over Pulse Art Fair

Few events each year successfully gather and contextualize movements within the arts world. In its ninth edition, NYC's iteration of the Pulse Contemporary Art Fair manages to do exactly that. Fifty international exhibitors showcase the work of hundreds of artists in a highly connected, …

How Boko Haram imperils Nigeria's future

I think of myself as an "impatient optimist." There are times, however, when it's harder to muster the optimism, and the impatience takes over. That's how I felt when I read about the hundreds of Nigerian schoolgirls kidnapped by the extremist group Boko Haram to be married off or sold into slavery.<p>…

China Sending Ships to Indian Ocean Search Site

China is sending several ships to the southern Indian Ocean to join the search for Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 after satellite imagery detected two objects in the remote waters, official state media said Friday.<p>State broadcaster CCTV said the ships were being diverted from search duties farther …