Zach Reynolds/Royal Gorge Dinosaur Experience An unexpected electrical issue caused a life-size animatronic T-Rex to burst into flames at the Royal Gorge Dinosaur Experience in Cañon City, Colorado. There were no reported injuries when the 24-ft tall T-Rex burst into flames. The life-size replica completely burned down to its metal frame in 10 short minutes. First opened in 2016, the park features 16 life-size dinosaurs with a 17th, a Stegosaurus (along with a replacement T-Rex), [...]
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 The Yiwu International Trade Market in China is the world's largest wholesale market, stretching nearly five miles and containing over 75,000 individual vendors. Chinese-American film director Jessica Kingdon peeks into the daily lives of the market's workers in her observational documentary Commodity City, exploring the subtle interactions that occur amongst hoards of dolls, flowers, neon signs, clocks, and other consumer goods. The work is filmed in long, static shots, mirroring the days each vendor spends inside [...]
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 The Yiwu International Trade Market in China is the world's largest wholesale market, stretching nearly five miles and containing over 75,000 individual vendors. Chinese-American film director Jessica Kingdon peeks into the daily lives of the market's workers in her observational documentary Commodity City, exploring the subtle interactions that occur amongst hoards of dolls, flowers, neon signs, clocks, and other consumer goods. The work is filmed in long, static shots, mirroring the days each vendor spends inside [...]
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All images via Tim Easley
All images via Tim Easley For a recent commission from indie record label Albert's Favourites, London-based designer Tim Easley created an intricate circuit board completely out of plasticine clay. The finished work measures approximately 20 inches square (50 x 50 cm) and took the artist about 80 hours to complete. He then photographed the clay circuitboard with birds-eye and angled aerial views to create the final album artwork. Easley created the project for the London-based electronic music [...]
Mon, May 14, 2018, Continue reading at the source
All images via Tim Easley
All images via Tim Easley For a recent commission from indie record label Albert's Favourites, London-based designer Tim Easley created an intricate circuitboard completely out of plasticine clay. The finished work measures approximately 20 inches square (50 x 50 cm) and took the artist about 80 hours to complete. He then photographed the clay circuitboard with birds-eye and angled aerial views to create the final album artwork. Easley created the project for the London-based electronic music duo [...]
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Photo courtesy of Steve Briggs, Worcester Art Museum Explore, play, and wonder at gigantic, fantastical, artworks at Inflatable — a new exhibition at the Exploratorium. Born out of thin air, these dynamic sculptures include otherworldly organisms, a “forest” of cushiony columns, an inflatable “insect-eye” room, and more. Curated by Christopher Jobson, founder and editor-in-chief of Colossal, Inflatable features artwork by, Amanda Parer, Jason Hackenwerth, Jimmy Kuehnle, Shih Chieh Huang, and Pneuhaus. Entry to Inflatable is included with [...]
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Boston Dynamics' robot, Atlas, goes for a run and even throws in a little jump for good measure.. [...]
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In case you've been living under a rock for the last 10 days, Donald Glover aka Childish Gambino released the music video for his hit song, “This Is America“. With its powerful message and vivid visuals, the music video, directed by Hiro Murai, has already amassed a staggering 110+ million views on YouTube plus hundreds of millions more across social media. The video has dominated the cultural conversation (at least in North America) and there [...]
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Chan Hon Meng is the master chef behind “Hong Kong Soya Sauce Chicken Rice and Noodle,” the food cart home to the cheapest Michelin-starred meal in the world. Ringing in at a mere $1.50, Meng's perfected braised chicken recipe was passed down to him by his uncle. Now, he's serving hundreds of meals a day out of his hawker in Singapore. And while his food has gained acclaim and recognition across the culinary community, Meng [...]
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Photo and Caption by YOUSUF TUSHAR / National Geographic Travel Photographer of the Year Contest In the bustling photo above we see the chaotic scene at a train station during “Eid-al Adha” one of the biggest Muslim religious festivals in Bangladesh. Photographer Youseh Tushar explains (translated): “Failed to get place inside the train people are climbed on the roof and outside of the train during the time of “Eid-al Adha” one of the biggest Muslim [...]
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