Rachel “raebyrae” Vidal

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These Projection Mapped Strings Simulate The Workings Of An Old TV

These days, we don’t spend much time thinking about good old analog television. As we type away on our smartphones and casually don Oculus Rift, the technology that sent television over radio waves and into the homes of millions of people has become as antiquated and mysterious to us as the steam …

360 Degree Virtual Reality Stock Photos Now Available For Oculus Rift

Getty Images has this week announced they are making available a range of virtual reality images available to developers and also when the Oculus …

Trunk Show

Nothing says “luxury travel” like Louis Vuitton’s fall cases, including (from top) a remake of a 1930s classic, a flashy carryall with a metallic surface, and a monogrammed Epi leather number in a subtle rose gold shade (“TG” stands for Tamy Glauser, the model who toted it down the runway). Of …

21-Year-Old Photographer's Conceptual Portraits Explore Worlds of Fantasy

Ventura County, California-based photographer Christopher J. Rivera explores extraordinary worlds of fantasy in his spectacular conceptual photography. Although only 21 years old, Rivera has developed a mature sense of storytelling in his work, often crafting a larger narrative and writing a few …

130 Suspended Toy Guns Form a Map of the USA

Artist Michael Murphy is back with yet another clever yet controversial piece! (Who could forget the assault rifle made up of 1200 ping pong balls?) For the open art competition ArtPrize this year, he's created <i>Gun Country</i>, a site specific installation that consists of 130 toy guns. The large …

Disorienting Rainbow Room in Germany

Imagine walking into a room as dizzying and as disorienting as this! Well, now you can. That is, if you live in Germany. Showing at art center Kunsthalle Nuernberg until Sunday, October 12, is Markus Linnenbrink's latest work. Known for his rainbow colored installations, the artist used acrylic, …

Colorful Glass House Sculpture Dazzles in New York

Check out those rainbow reflections! For this year's DUMBO Arts Festival, artist Tom Fruin and performance duo CoreAct presented a collaborative project called <i>Reflection / Kolonihavehus</i> in Brooklyn Bridge Park. Fruin's colorful plexiglass house, called <i>Kolonihavehus</i>, was on display. In previous …

Illuminated Swinging Pendulum Creates Beautifully Abstract Light Formations

When he was just 17, New Hampshire-based photographer Paul Wainwright took a high school physics class and he was inspired by some of the photographs, by Berenice Abbott, found on the cover as well as inside the book. Since then and throughout his careers, he has worked to develop a creative …

15-year-old boy's "magnificent" letter about Emma Watson's UN speech

A 15-year-old schoolboy has been applauded on social media for his mature response to Emma Watson's UN speech on gender equality<p>Emma Watson’s UN speech on gender equality was applauded by actors, musicians, politicians and more than 100,000 men worldwide who shared the #HeForShe hashtag. But …

Amusing "Cartoon Bombing" Cleverly Interacts With Surroundings

For French illustrator Troqman, the world is a stage to display artwork that he calls “cartoon bombing.” The artist travels with a spiral-bound sketch pad and draws amusingly-exaggerated pictures that cleverly interact with their environment. Troqman has placed his handiwork in grocery store …

The War Photo No One Would Publish

When Kenneth Jarecke photographed an Iraqi man burned alive, he thought it would change the way Americans saw the Gulf War. But the media wouldn’t run the picture.<p>The Iraqi soldier died attempting to pull himself up over the dashboard of his truck. The flames engulfed his vehicle and incinerated …

Electric flow cell car approved for use on Europe's roads

Gallery: Electric flow cell car approved for use on Europe's roads<p>Gallery: Electric flow cell car approved for use on Europe's roads<p>+ 3<p>+ 2<p>+ 1<p>An …

15 Ways The World Will Be Awesome In 2050

But when you consider ongoing social and economic progress and all of the coming innovations in science and technology, there's plenty of room for optimism.<p>We've pulled out some of our favorite ideas about the future of our world.