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Bruce Shapiro’s Mesmerizing Kinetic Sand Drawing Machines | Colossal

<p>In a 21st century take on the traditional Zen sand garden, artist Bruce Shapiro invented the Sisyphus Machine, an elaborate kinetic drawing machine …

An Interactive Mirror Built from 450 Rotating Penguins by Daniel Rozin | Colossal

<p>It’s only been a week since we featured Daniel Rozin's new fur mirror, and lucky for us there’s also a second mirror artwork currently on view at …

Art

Badges by Allan Peters

A huge collection of well-designed badges by Allan Peters.<p>The frequent readers may remember the post about Allan Peters’ outstanding logo creations. …

Creative painting on barrier bars

So Bad So Good on Twitter: "Wind driven sphere of bamboo and biodegradable plastic designed to clear land mines. http://t.co/6kr1eYFx4g"

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How to Make the Mundane Look Good in Photography

We often think of photography in two ways, photographing things that are beautiful, or documenting reality, which is often the anthesis to beautiful. …

Beer Run: We Test the PedalPub, a 16-Person Alcohol-Fueled Party Bike

When bored, horses often chomp down on a fence post and suck air. One theory holds that this gives them a buzz. Another holds that this is baloney. But whether or not horses get lit, horsepower certainly can. And that is the purpose of a pedal tavern.<p>Known by a variety of names, a pedal tavern is a …

Why Your Future Vaccination Might Not Be A Shot

Vaccines don't always make it into the people who need them the most. Many require a syringe and a needle to enter the bloodstream and create immunity. And that means a doctor or nurse has to do the job.<p>But with if a vaccine could be delivered by simply applying a patch?That's Mark Prausnitz's …

Public Health

Storytelling Painter Allows His Animals to Appear with Spontaneous Brush Strokes

Using a completely blank canvas, painter Adam S. Doyle has the innate ability to create magical, lifelike images. With the use of simplified, visible brushstrokes, Doyle organically paints vivid creatures such as howling wolves, birds in flight, and stoic foxes. Each captivating monochromatic …

Intricate Hand-Carved Wood Creations by Dennis McNett

Brooklyn-based artist Dennis McNett carves into large pieces of wood and transforms their surfaces into energetic characters and dynamic ocean waves. His colorful works sometimes combine two creatures – like wolves and snakes – and the results are incredibly imaginative and often fierce looking. …

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The lovely minimalist GIFs of Big Blue Boo

GIF artist Charlie Deck, aka Big Blue Boo, on Tumblr or Twitter. He's based in NYC.

GIF Animations

New Urban Geodes on the Streets of L.A. by Paige Smith | Colossal

<p>Surrounding an exhibition at Maker City LA, artist Paige Smith A.K.A. a common name (previously), began to install new crystalized rock formations …

Art

Street Art

Washed Up: Alejandro Duran’s Site-Specific Found Plastic and Trash Installations | Colossal

<p>Working along a single stretch of coastline in Sian Ka’an, Mexico’s largest federally-protected reserve, artist Alejandro Duran collects countless …

Art

Wallpaper of the Week by Nina Geometrieva

The wallpaper of this week is an amazing image created by Nina Geometrieva, an incredible and super talented designer and illustrator from Singapore. …

Nina Kraviz

All-Terrain "Nimbus" E-Car Concept is Eco-Friendly with On-Board Wi-Fi

Those looking for an all-terrain vehicle but concerned about their environmental impact will appreciate the Nimbus e-Car. The concept, created by artist and designer Eduardo Galvani, is an electric minibus that seats up to five. It features a full panoramic glass windshield and offers fantastic …

20 cars that changed the world

From the Beetle to the Veyron, these cars shaped the automotive landscape. Top Gear takes a loving - and provocative - look.

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New Miniature Wooden Street Art Figures Installed by Joe Iurato | Colossal

<p>Here’s a number of recent pieces by street and commercial artist Joe Iurato (previously) who leaves site-specific wooden cutouts in locations around …

Art

Geometric Animal Street Art By Dzia Brings Life To Abandoned Urban Areas

Dzia, a street artist from Belgium, started to paint murals just two and a half years ago, and he is already widely known for his incredibly detailed …

Artist Paints Ocean Stones With Thousands Of Tiny Dots To Create Colorful Mandalas

Elspeth McLean, an Australian artist based in Canada, creates hypnotizing paintings of mandalas on smooth and perfectly round ocean stones that will …

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North American Handbuilt Show: 3. More Custom Beauty.

Groovy Cycles<p>Groovy Cycleworks proprietor and builder Rody Walter has been at it since the early ’90s, learning at the legendary East Coast USA …

Revolutionary New "Skateboard" Removes The Board Completely

In a futuristic take on pedestrian transportation, these sidewinding circular skates give users the sensation of “skateboarding” – minus the board. Riders simply place their feet inside the pair of rings, standing on pedal-like platforms that rotate inside the circles on tracks. The concept is …

Skateboarding