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Mind-Blowing Portraits Made of Test Tubes and Pushpins

It’s fun to imagine what Michael Mapes’ studio must look like: You would assume that the New York-based artist’s workspace has to resemble the lab of …

WIRED Space Photo of the Day for January 2014

Author: Adam Mann<p>06:30 am<p>Follow Space Photo of the Day on TwitterThe 2013 WIRED Space Photo of the Day GalleryThe 2012 WIRED Space Photo of the Day …

Most Incredible Sculptures of AfrikaBurn 2013

AfrikaBurn is an annual event held in the deserts of the Tankwa Karoo in South Africa that invites artists to display their work and then eventually light it up in a blaze of glory, in true Burning Man fashion. The regional event, which most recently hosted approximately 6,500 people, follows the …

Geometric Sculpture Perched on a Freeway in Marseille

Belgium-based artist David Mesguich's newest public sculpture, <i>Pressure 1.0</i>, is the second of his outdoor, larger-than-life geometric installations. Much like his first project, <i>Luz 1.0</i>, Mesguich uses angular pieces of polyurethane and recycled plastic to construct the bust of a woman staring …

Origami Artist Sipho Mabona Will Attempt to Fold a Life-Sized Elephant from a Single Piece of Paper | Colossal

<p>Swiss origami master Sipho Mabona (previously) plans to fold a massive life-sized elephant from a specially produced 2,500 square foot (125 sqm) …

We Are Nature Vol. III: New Double and Triple Exposure Portraits by Christoffer Relander | Colossal

<p>Photographer Christoffer Relander (previously here and here) returns with the third installment of his beautifully executed multiple exposure …

Creative Compulsive Disorder: Remembering Zina Nicole Lahr | Colossal

<p>This short clip about artist and maker Zina Nicole Lahr may be as tragic as it is beautiful. Earlier this fall Lahr approached her friend Stormy …

Zackees LED turn-signal gloves are a geeky fusion of tech, fashion, and safety

The Zackees turn-signal gloves might be the greatest gift to cyclists since the helmet.<p>A unique fusion of fashion and tech, the gloves have their own arrow-shaped strings of LEDs, which cyclists can use to signal that they’re turning. They’re the sort of thing that screams “geek,” but if they keep …

Experimental 3D scanner creates clear images with almost no light

We've seen single-pixel cameras, and now MIT researchers have figured out how to create clear images of dimly-lit objects using single photons -- in 3D, no less. The technique doesn't involve any fancy new hardware, either, as the team worked with a standard photon detector that fired low-intensity …

A Mind-Boggling Sculpture That Crawls With a Mind of Its Own | WIRED

Morphs (Mobile Reconfigurable Polyhedra) are pieces of responsive architecture that react to their surroundings. <i>Image: William Bondin</i><p>They're …

U.K. Supermarket Lets You 3-D Scan And Print Yourself In Store

Get replicas of everything from Fido to the new family minivan.<p>Add this one to your grocery list. A supermarket chain in the U.K. is offering a new service that lets customers scan objects and then get figurines of them 3-D-printed in ceramic. The 3-D service debuts tomorrow in the chain Asda's …

Turn Your Smartphone Into A Digital Microscope

More like cell-fies! Ha ha, right? Right?<p>Do you have $10 and a few minutes and a burning need for a microscope? You do.<p><i>But why would I need a microscope?</i> you say.<p>You do! Examine plant cells, check out the sharpness of your knives, or just take some awesome photos. It's easy to make and looks rad …

How To Make Bricks Out Of Dirt

Dirt-cheap bricks—just add pressure<p>Bricks are fairly easy to make, but in the developing world, traditional fired bricks are sometimes weak and crumble-prone, while cement ones are often unaffordable. The Vermeer BP714 is the first compressed-earth-block machine that makes strong air-dried bricks …

7 Amazing Images Of The Future, From 1947

From the Popular Science archive: Weather control, looped cities, moon microwaves, and more!<p><i>Click here to enter the gallery</i><p>When <i>Popular Science</i> published these dazzling visions of the future in May 1947, science seemed to be propelling humanity faster and faster into a strange new world: engineers …

Incredibly Vivid Portraits by 21-Year-Old Wyatt McCollum

21-year-old Wyatt McCollum has an incredibly vivid imagination which he brings to life through his photography. He began taking pictures after high school graduation and his work often focuses on an exploration of surreal moments blended with a touch of reality.<p>McCollum creates both portraits and …

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Art Director Javier Pérez Turns Everyday Objects into Whimsical Illustrations | Colossal

<p>Ecuador-based illustrator and art director Javier Pérez has been posting a fun series of photo illustrations over on his Instagram account. The …

From Berg, A DIY Kit That Connects Your Gadget To The Internet Of Things

The Berg Cloud Devkit makes it easy for anyone to create their own cloud-connected device.<p>Over the last two years, product and design consultancy Berg London has been bringing smiles to our lips with button-cute devices like the Little Printer and its Twitter-connected cuckoo clock, #Flock. Now, …

This Is What Pharrell’s Casio Keyboard Would Look Like, If Discovered In 3013

What will our contemporary electronics look like in a thousand years? Daniel Arsham and Pharrell find out.<p>It’s made from materials like volcanic ash and crystal, as if it had been discovered in an ancient tomb and smashed from its protective fossil shell like a geode. But, of course, the carbon …

Japanese Office Worker's Gorgeous iPhone Finger Paintings

While most people who commute on a train, read a book, listen to music or catch up on some sleep, one man named Seikou Yamaoka is doing something quite different. Using his iPhone, he's making incredible finger painting portraits with the app ArtStudio.<p>His stunning works look like they've been …

Surreal Portraits Blend Mystical Landscapes with Reality

Spanish artist Antonio Mora is a creative photographer who transforms simple portraits into dreamy landscapes filled with intriguing emotion. In the series, entitled <i>Dream Portraits</i>, the artist elegantly blends two elements together to form an abstract fusion where distinct lines and shapes are no …

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This Insanely Complex 3-D Printed Room Will Make Your Jaw Drop

It's printed from sand, it has a quarter billion facets, and it's also a wee bit terrifying.<p>This room, conceived and created by architects Michael Hansmeyer and Benjamin Dillenburger, might not be the world's first 3-D printed structure. But the design, which they call Digital Grotesque, is almost …

Paul Cocksedge

Moments before the opening of his first solo exhibition, London-based designer Paul Cocksedge spoke with CH. With a background primarily in creating large-scale, temporary light installations with his design firm, Cocksedge's premiere of smaller pieces in his first US exhibition paved the way for a …

Photography: Genetic Portraits

Today's post may strike you as a little eerie at first scroll but we're excited to share Genetic Portraits, a photographic research project exploring …

Photography

Dreamy Architectural Watercolors by Sunga Park | Colossal

<p>These architectural watercolor studies by Sunga Park seem to drip and fade out of focus like a memory or a dream. The graphic designer and …

Whirling Human and Topographic Forms of Color Painted by Brendan Monroe | Colossal

<p>Oakland-based artist Brendan Monroe has been on a tear lately a solo show and several group exhibitions featuring his delightfully strange human and …

A Reflective Six-Legged Wolf Covered in Mirror Shards by Tomoko Konoike | Colossal

<p>As part of her current exhibition titled <i>Earthshine</i> at Gallery Wendi Norris (which is also her American solo debut), Japanese multidisciplinary …

“The space between the void” (Kaleidoscope Cabinet) by Sebastian Errazuriz

“The space between the void” (The Kaleidoscope Cabinet) by Sebastian Errazuriz is another attempt to deconstruct the paradigm that a cabinet should …

Detailed Digital Flowers Radiate with a Magical Glow

Russian artist Tatiana Kondratova creates stunning depictions of vibrant, glowing flowers using digital art techniques. Kondratova's impressive skills result in realistic light that sparkles along the surface of the petals, which are often set against a dark background. Light shining out from a …