Tuesday, February 21, 2012

Is There Anything This Dog Can't Balance On? Hmm...













Check out the entire blog devoted to Maddie, the balancing dog. 

Painting With Sound. Hmm...
























Like a 3-D take on Jackson Pollock, the latest work by the artist Martin Klimas begins with splatters of paint on a scrim over the diaphragm of a speaker that's turned up to "What? I Can't Hear You. The Volume's Too Flippen Loud!" He then photographs the hell out of it and voila. 

PinWheel, The Next Big Social Thang! Hmm...























On Pinwheel you can find and leave notes all around the world. The notes can be public or private, shared with an individual, a group or everyone. It's only in BETA right now, but it could just be the next big social app. And why the heck not? Its creator, Caterina Fake, created a little site called Flickr. Boom!

Some Of The Best Advice You'll Ever Hear. Hmm...



Ira Glass is the creator of one of the finest storytelling shows ever, This American Life - which is available free of charge on iTunes Podcast section btw... just saying.

LEGO Graffiti. Hmm...

Swinging Your Way Through The Galaxy. Hmm...

Starfield is an installation where a swing is used to create a large interactive starry sky. With a Kinect installed behind the swing and a video projector, the software creates a galaxy of stars in which the user wanders with the rhythm of his swing. Created by lab212 who no doubt are a bunch of super cool space-wizards

That Footage You Were Waiting For Of Jeb Corliss Smacking Into Table Mountain. Hmm...

 A month ago, wingsuit nut Jeb Corliss successfully BASE jumped off Cape Town’s Table Mountain.  He let it go to his head and thought he had conquered the mountain.  Here's the helmet cam footage of the mountain literally bringing him down to earth.