'I made art': Pineapple prank mistaken for real gallery installation. If visual art is all about context, then two student pranksters can now claim their "Pineapple on a Pedestal" is the hottest new installation at their university gallery.
Ruairi Gray and his friend Lloyd Jack have confessed to pranking curators at the Robert Gordon University art gallery, by leaving a pineapple on a vacant display case in a room dedicated to visual art. Staff at the gallery in Aberdeen, Scotland, apparently mistook the pineapple for an installation and placed it under glass, making it part of the exhibit. Jack says he and Gray pulled the prank on Apr. 28, and returned on May 1 to find the pineapple enshrined in a display case.
"RGU have moved it into a glass display case," Jack tweeted. "Amazing. " "A few days ago, I placed a pineapple next to an art display," Gray wrote in a Facebook post. Anne of Green Gables: The most popular redhead in Japan. Image copyright Terry Dawes.
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These photos of men’s fashions from that decade leave us drowning in astounding mustard knits, garish patterns, high waists, way-too-skimpy briefs, and other fashion faux pas that defy description 40 years later. As synthetics fell in price, casual menswear was suddenly available to many young men looking to cut loose. Since polyester doesn’t require ironing, the “wash and wear” revolution is in full view of these models with their skin-tight threads. A Travelknit suit jumps out of the suitcase ready to wear, keeping with the decade’s focus on spontaneity and indulgence. Coloring Book For Grown-Ups That Mocks Adult Life (II) POYKPAC's Coloring for Grown-Ups is back in the headlines after new images were leaked online.
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The dude map: How Americans refer to their bros. “It seems safe to report that dude has supplanted totally as the word most often uttered by American youth,” claimed Richard Hill in his 1994 paper on the history of the word “dude.”
That might be true, but as it turns out, “dude” is more popular in some parts of the United States than others. In other areas of the country, people say “pal,” “buddy,” and other colloquial vocatives—nouns that usually refer to a person. The map above shows the geographical concentration of a few such words. If you click the buttons, you’ll notice that “dude” is the most widespread. Others are heavily concentrated in particular regions, like “pal” in the north. When Hill wrote his history of “dude,” understanding such trends in slang was close to impossible.
Forensic linguist Jack Grieve has been working with several billion tweets, collected by Diansheng Guo of the University of South Carolina, to analyze the geography of language using location data attached to the tweets. Your Boyfriend Joseph Gordon-Levitt Is Getting His Own Variety Show. Music Video: ÆØÅ (Size Matters)
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