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The Provocative in Japanese Photography

September 23, 2016<p>A philosophy graduate interested in theory, politics and art. Alias of Jelena Martinović.<p>With one of the most exciting and varied …

Earth - There is a huge 'monolith' on Phobos, one of Mars's moons

"When people find out about that they are going to say, 'Who put that there? Who put that there?'"<p>These are the words of Buzz Aldrin, the second man to walk on the Moon, in 2009. He was talking about a peculiar and solitary large rock, a monolith, that sits on the surface of the Martian moon Phobos.<p>…

How to Quickly Insert Date and Timestamp in Excel

A timestamp is something you use when you want to track activities. For example, you may want to track activities such as when was a particular …

New documentary explores the utopian dreams and concrete realities of Britain

New documentary called <b>'New Town Utopia'</b> is coming soon, directed by <b>Christopher Ian Smith</b> and executive produced by Margaret Matheson (Sleep …

Daydreaming with Stanley Kubrick at Somerset House: Bastille frontman Dan Smith on a film icon

Walking around Somerset House with Bastille’s frontman Dan Smith, trying a VR headset for the first time to experience the inside of the Discovery …

A Silicon Valley-Like Startup Accelerator, But For Artists

Famous New Media Artist Jeremy Bailey wants to give other artists a chance to go into business.<p>Seed accelerators occupy an essential position within the startup landscape. Problem is, if you aren't a tech company, you might as well forget about the seed money and expertise that comes with …

Startups

Why we must separate the art from the artist

<b>To the editor:</b> Noah Berlatsky's life would be impoverished were he unable to separate the art from the artist. Great artists, except for their grand achievements, are human in every other respect, abounding with imperfections and misdeeds. ("Should 'The Birth of a Nation' audiences care about Nate …

Los Angeles

'Outreach' is a space adventure game set in the Cold War

A renewed interest in spaceflight has sparked a wave of video games looking at the harsh realities of living in space. We've had <i>Adrift</i>, a near-future survival epic similar to the film <i>Gravity</i>, and soon <i>Tacoma</i>, a story-driven exploration game set inside a space station in 2088. Now, you can add …

Nikon D1X “5 Min Portrait” Photo Challenge: Using A 15-yr-old DSLR On A Professional Photo Shoot

The Challenge: use a 15-yr-old Vintage Nikon D1X and all authentic-era lenses to do a professional photo shoot.Download Nikon D1X RAW Files: Click …

Extreme Laptop Performance: GeForce GTX 1080 SLI Review

Nvidia recently gifted laptop gamers with fully functional GeForce 10 series GPUs. Our coverage of the launch and details on Nvidia's new mobile …

The secret history of Salvador Dalí’s Disney film

It’s difficult to picture what a Salvador Dalí and Walt Disney collaboration would have looked like. Yet the two artists did collaborate, and the outcome – a short film called <i>Destino</i> released in 2003 – is beautifully weird.<p>Before their fateful meeting, Disney dabbled in WTF. There’s an entire …

Make Some DIY Flexible LED Panels For Your Photography Lighting Kit

<b>Video:</b> If you're looking for a great way to light your photo and video shoots, this DIY super bright LED panel can be moulded to shed light anywhere …

Meditation in virtual reality: it’s like French philosophy meets the Matrix

There’s no paradox in finding your true self via virtual reality because everyday reality is a simulation, says self-help guru Deepak Chopra of his latest venture<p>The cosmos swirls, wisps of purple, yellow and orange light flickering across the darkness of space, then across the visage of Buddha. An …

Virtual Reality

Dune Meets Psychedelic VR in a New Immersive Art Experience

Artist Jess Johnson joins forces with video maker Simon Ward to put on this trippy exhibition.<p>Although Frank Herbert’s science fiction masterpiece <i>Dune</i> was released 51 years ago, the novel was almost prophetic in its anticipation of a future overly engaged with and dependent on immersive and …

Comment on Hiroharu Matsumoto – Minimalist Urban Photography by Pedro Costa Neves

We and the COLOR showing BW photographs 🙁

Provocative Overwatch Cosplay Is Incredibly Awesome

This Overwatch Cosplay Is Crazy Good<p>If it isn’t apparent already, Blizzard has hit a homerun with Overwatch. Since the game’s debut a couple of …

Gaming Industry

The store bought items used as sci-fi movie props

Blockbusters might have have notoriously big budgets, but sometimes resources or time constraints mean that props and sets have to be turned around …

The alluring vivisected mechanical pin-ups of Fernando Vincente

<i>A painting of a pin-up mashedup with mechanical parts from a Mercedes Benz by Fernando Vicente.</i> <br>Self-taught Spanish painter, artist and illustrator …

Outdoor Photographers: Nat Geo Made a Website to Easily Print Detailed Maps for Free

For outdoor and adventure photographers, knowing your terrain and location is essential for a safe journey. With that in mind, National Geographic …

This crystal universe actually exists - CNN Style

Written by Amanda Sealy, CNNTokyo, Japan<p>Technology and art collide in DMM.Planets Art, one of Japan's largest art exhibitions to-date. Tokyo-based teamLab -- an artist collective made of self-described 'ultratechnologists' -- is behind the otherworldly showcase this summer.<p>The elaborate exhibition …

Unsettling sculptures of the Torrance family from ‘The Shining’ that you can never unsee

<i>Danny, Wendy and Jack Torrance sculptures.</i> <br>Sculptor and artist Clair Monaghan says that she enjoys building and animating characters that tell a …

Sculpture

Throwback Thursday: a fresh look at the Sony Mavica FD-91

The year was 1999. Y2K loomed large, people actually used America Online via 56K modems, and I had just been taken out of school early by my parents …

Cameras

archatlas: The Ghost Town of Kolmanskop A series of images by Anson Fogel of the ghost town of Kolmanskop. Kolmanskop (Afrikaans for Coleman’s hill, German: Kolmannskuppe) is a ghost town in the Namib desert in southern Namibia, 10 kilometres inland from the port town of Lüderitz. It was named after a transport driver named Johnny Coleman who, during a sand storm, abandoned his ox wagon on a small incline opposite the settlement. Once a small but very rich mining village, it is now a popular tourist destination run by the joint firm NamDeb (Namibia-De Beers). Text via (via archatlas)

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Ghost Towns

Unbelievable Stone Sculptures by Hirotoshi Itoh

Hirotoshi Itoh is a Japanese stone sculptor who is known for his humorously imaginative ideas and incredible ability to make stones look soft, …

FLIR's thermal camera is out for iOS, Android to follow

That second-gen FLIR One thermal camera we saw earlier this year is now available for iPhones and iPads, with the Android version shipping in July. If the last time you've heard about it was back in 2014, this might come as a surprise, as the first-gen camera was embedded in an iPhone 5/5s case. …

iPhone 5

How to Create a Master Installation Flash Drive with Multiple Versions of Windows

You’ve got your collection of Windows ISOs and maybe you’ve burned installation DVDs or flash drives for them. But why not make yourself a master …

Inside Nikita Payusov’s Camera Bag

<i>ATTENTION – Send us your camera bags!</i><i>If you want to participate, please read the rules of participation at the end of the post.</i> <i><br>Stay Sharp & Keep</i> …

Adam Savage Visits Stanley Kubrick’s f/0.7 Lens and Other Movie Magic Relics

By all accounts, former-Mythbuster, Adam Savage seems like one of the most interesting guys on the internet. Recently, for his series Tested, he …

Stanley Kubrick

Samyang's new lens doesn't have autofocus - It's a 135mm T2.2 cinema lens

Samyang recently put out a teaser to build up some hype for five new lenses it was about to release. There was much speculation abound about what …