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By EDW Lynch on March 14, 2013 The figures in Japanese artist Mihoko Ogaki’s sculpture series “Milky Way” may look like decrepit and dying people, but when the lights are dimmed the sculptures take on a second life. Lit from within with LEDs, the sculptures project light through tiny holes in their plastic skin—in effect becoming star projectors. Ogaki has been working on the series since 2007. via Colossal Here are some other posts from our archives you might find interesting.
photo of the Doggie Diner Dog Heads by Scott Beale Here’s a bit more on what Laughing Squid is all about, beyond what is in our FAQ and what has been written about us . People often mention that they’ve heard of Laughing Squid, but don’t really know what it is that we actually do, so hopefully this will give a better idea. Here’s our short description: Laughing Squid is a blog featuring interesting art, culture & technology as well as a cloud-based web hosting company. Laughing Squid was founded on November 16th, 1995 in San Francisco by Scott Beale as a film and video production company, producing documentaries on the surrealist painter Alonso Smith and The Cacophony Society’s Portland Santacon ’96 event.
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Zelfportretten gemaakt onder invloed van 13 verschillende soorten drugs In 1995 is de kunstenaar Bryan Lewis Saunders een project gestart om elke dag een nieuw zelfportret te maken voor de rest van zijn leven. Hoewel dit alleen al klinkt als een mooi idee, zijn enkele van de portretten gemaakt onder invloed van verschillende drugs. Inmiddels heeft hij ongeveer 8.000 zelfportretten gemaakt. Zoals je kan zien hebben de verschillende drugs allemaal een andere uitwerking op zijn creativiteit.
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Article by James Pond I am the owner of Pondly.com / art lover / electrical engineer / software developer / MBA in e-business student. I blog for pleasure and love to share my Internet findings. Web site: http://www.pondly.com Liu Bolin doesn’t need any fancy technology to produce the jaw-dropping illusion of invisibility. His urban camouflage photography is all paint and pure talent.
" Buffalo buffalo Buffalo buffalo buffalo buffalo Buffalo buffalo " is a grammatically valid sentence in American English , used as an example of how homonyms and homophones can be used to create complicated linguistic constructs. It has been discussed in literature since 1972 when the sentence was used by William J. Rapaport , an associate professor at the University at Buffalo . [ 1 ] It was posted to Linguist List by Rapaport in 1992. [ 2 ] It was also featured in Steven Pinker 's 1994 book The Language Instinct as an example of a sentence that is "seemingly nonsensical" but grammatical. Pinker names his student Annie Senghas as the inventor of the sentence. [ 3 ]
The following is a list of colors . A number of the color swatches below are taken from domain-specific naming schemes such as X11 or HTML4 . RGB values are given for each swatch because such standards are defined in terms of the sRGB color space . It is not possible to accurately convert many of these swatches to CMYK values because of the differing gamuts of the two spaces, but the color management systems built into operating systems and image editing software attempt such conversions as accurately as possible. The HSV (hue, saturation, value) color space values, also known as HSB (hue, saturation, brightness), and the hex triplets (for HTML web colors ) are also given in the following table.
This is a list of unusual deaths . This list includes unique or extremely rare circumstances of death recorded throughout history, noted as being unusual by multiple sources. Some of the deaths are mythological or are considered to be unsubstantiated by contemporary researchers. Some other articles also cover deaths that might be considered unusual or ironic, including List of entertainers who died during a performance , List of inventors killed by their own inventions , List of association footballers who died while playing , List of professional cyclists who died during a race and the List of political self-immolations . [ edit ] Antiquity