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The Visitor by Nemo Gould

Nemo Gould’s kinetic sculpture The Visitor depicts an alien who has landed his craft on prehistoric Earth. Watch his eyes light up, his head turn to look out the “windows,” and his, um, appendages flip levers in a video at the artisy’s site. It was made from: Typewriter case, picture frame, fresnel lens, electric massager, chandelier [...]

13 Weird Facts About Animal Brains

Did you know there is a spider whose brains spill into its legs, that some leeches have 32 brains and that the giant squid eats through its brain? Well then, head over to WebEcoist to learn more about the brains of 13 different creatures. Link

Sensational Japanese Contemporary Art

“QUANTUM SHOT” #771 Link – article by Avi Abrams This article appears simultaneously on Dark Roasted Blend and on “Out of Order” magazine – a Yale University print and online publication that curates innovative and bold fashion, art, music and film for the university set Visual Caffeine: Exploring Art and Architecture [...]

9 Crazy, Creepy, and Creative Knit Projects

Maybe you can knit a scarf or a sweater. If so, imagination is the only thing standing between you and these delightfully odd creations. Well, time may be another factor. But isn’t it wonderful that some folks have the time, skills, and imagination to create these daringly different knitted works? 1. Eyeballs Max Alexander does all kinds [...]

Is the giant squid the new giant panda ?

Scientists have proposed using the giant squid as a symbol for marine conservation efforts. Described as the “giant panda of the seas” the squid repre…