Ignacio Gonzalez Garcia

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Physicists Actually Create "Impossible" Time Crystals

<b>Time crystals</b> are hypothetical structures proposed by Nobel-Prize winning theoretical physicist Frank Wilczek in 2012. What’s special about them is …

Gottfried Benn en español

Gottfried Benn se dio a conocer en el pequeño mundo literario expresionista alemán en marzo de 1912 con el volumen de poemas <i>Morgue und andere …

Folding Paper: The Infinite Possibilities of Origami

<i>Folding Paper</i> is a groundbreaking exhibition that explores the evolution of origami from craft to fine art and its stunning modern-day applications …

Origami

Tennessee Governor to Consider Bitcoin Campaign Donation Bill

A bill to allow political donations denominated in bitcoin has passed in the Tennessee legislature.<p>Tennessee House Bill 701 was approved with a 61-28 …

8 Videos That Prove Math Is Awesome

Believe it or not, math is really an art. While the subject can seem far from it when you’re caught in the doldrums of class, there’s a lot about …

You've Never Seen Pi Like This

Nerdfeast!<p>Science artist Martin Krzywinski has turned the infinite randomness pi—and other mathematical constants—into a thing of visual beauty. Krzywinski, building on images created by Cristian Ilies Vasile, has compiled a series of eye-catching circular diagrams based on relationships between …

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The beauty of mathematics – in pictures

The book 50 Visions of Mathematics is a collection of 50 short essays by 50 maths writers and a foreword by Dara O Briain. Launched on Wednesday to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Institute of Mathematics and its Applications, it also contains 50 images supplied in response to an open call …

It Seems Like A Normal Sculpture, But When It Spins, You Can't Look Away

John Edmark is an inventor, designer and artist who teaches design at Stanford University in Palo Alto, CA. One of his latest creations is a series …

A Brief History of Origami and Paper Folding as Art

Since paper degrades as it ages, it is hard to come up with an exact timeline for the invention of origami. It is generally accepted that paper was …

New Mesmerizing Paper Sculptures by Jen Stark at Art Basel 2014

Los Angeles-based artist Jen Stark recently returned to her hometown of Miami to participate in Art Basel 2014, an annual event that provides a platform for galleries to show off contemporary works of art. On display at Eric Firestone Gallery‘s booth at the UNTITLED Art Fair were some of Stark's …

This Paper Magician Constructs Unbelievable Origami

Japanese computer scientist and origami extraordinaire shares a few words on his custom developed software and paper collaborations in fashion and more.<p><b>This article was originally published on April 3, 2012 but we think it still rocks!</b><p>From Torafu Architects' 2D to 3D pop-up paper vases to Josh …

For Bitcoin, Lessons In The History Of Failed Currencies

If someone were to perfect a flying car, governments around the world would be faced with a conundrum. Over the centuries humans have developed a transport system complete with quaint country streets, bustling six-lane highways, electronic toll booths and police officers to monitor it all. So …

Spectacular Works of Land Art Celebrate the Beauty of Nature

Since 1972, Bavarian artist Nils-Udo has worked directly with nature to create stunning, site-specific works of art that celebrate the beauty of the land. Found berries, leaves, branches, and blossoms are transformed into captivating pieces evocative of mysterious portals and dreamy fairy realms …

Trailer for Troublemakers: The Story of Land Art

The Land Art movement was part of the anti-gallery uprising of iconoclastic artists in the 1960s and 1970s. This new film by James Crump is an …

Meet Mark Zuckerberg, Conceptual Art Terrorist

A scrapbooked Facebook feed reveals an alternate future designed by an art hacker, a journalist, a sociologist, and a comedian.<p>Mark Zuckerberg, former teenage media mogul and founder of the most used/hated social media network in the world, has turned over a new leaf, stolen all of our Facebook …

CONCEPTUAL ART AND CONCEPT ART. FROM WORD TO BITMAP.

<i>Text in Italian, English and French</i><p>Se l’arte concettuale è fondata sul pensiero e sul progetto dell’opera prima ancora delle finalità visive e …

From Duchamp to Demand: 10 Masterpieces That Show the Evolution of Conceptual Art

In a 1967 <i>Artforum</i> article titled “Paragraphs on Conceptual Art,” the artist Sol LeWitt gave a simple definition for what would soon become one of the …

Art

Surreal Images Show What Venice Would Look Like if it was Completely Frozen

Has Venice's famous Grand Canal completely frozen over? Not quite. Though it may appear so in these photos, they're actually the clever work of art director Robert Jahns (or nois7 on Instagram). He's taken photos shot by others, like Venice's Piazza San Marco by Luis Manuel Osorio Fernando, and …

Bitcoin price crashes amid dispute over Bitcoin XT split

Bitcoin experienced a flash crash on 18 August, falling by $40 (£25) over the course of an hour to take its price to as low as $215. Cryptocurrency …

Bitcoin is at a 'fork in the road' — Here's what went down last time that happened

This post is an excerpt from "Digital Gold: Bitcoin and the Inside Story of the Misfits and Millionaires Trying to Reinvent Money" by Nathaniel Popper. Nathanial Popper<p><i>The Bitcoin community is quite literally at a fork in the road, riven by</i> <i>an acrimonious debate</i> <i>between two potential paths</i> …

Bitcoin

Why Bitcoin Can No Longer Work as a Virtual Currency, in 1 Paragraph

A single bitcoin no longer functions like a $20 bill.<p>On Tuesday, the Internal Revenue Service ruled that it would tax Bitcoin as a property, not a currency.<p>Some see the move as helping to bring the medium into the mainstream. Now that bitcoins can be taxed, they’re reportable, and the legal …

IRS: Bitcoins are property, not currency

Bitcoin will be treated by the Internal Revenue Service as property, not currency, the IRS said in an announcement on Tuesday.<p><i>“For federal tax</i> …

Litecoin Overtakes Bitcoin in Trading Volume

Advertisement<p><b>Litecoin, the original altcoin, was created in 2011 and is very similar to bitcoin in all but a few aspects. Intended to be “The silver</b> …

Cryptocurrency

Book Review: Digital Gold is an Invaluable Page-Turner

<b>Title:</b> Digital Gold: Bitcoin and the inside story of the misfits and millionaires trying to reinvent money<p><b>Author:</b> Nathaniel Popper<p><b>Publication date:</b> …

The origami of life | University of Oxford

Imagine designing and mass-producing nano-sized objects that can interact with molecules and human cells with incredible precision. The structures …

University of Oxford

Michelangelo on Struggle and Creative Integrity

“I do not know which is better, the ill that helps or the good that harms.”<p>Italian Renaissance sculptor, painter, poet, architect, and engineer <b>Michelangelo</b> (March 6, 1475–February 18, 1564) is celebrated as one of the greatest and most influential artists of all time. In 1505, thirty-year-old …

Bukowski on Writing, True Art, and the Courage to Create Outside Society’s Forms of Approval

“Art is its own excuse, and it’s either Art or it’s something else. It’s either a poem or a piece of cheese.”<p><i>“There are contradictory impulses in everything,”</i> Susan Sontag observed in lamenting how our inability to sit with duality makes us fall into perilous polarities. Few creators exorcised …