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New Murals by ‘1010’ Expose Hidden Portals of Color in Walls and Buildings. Installatoin view, Limbus.

New Murals by ‘1010’ Expose Hidden Portals of Color in Walls and Buildings

Hashimoto Contemporary Over the last year or so, German street artist 1010 (previously) created several of his fantastic spray paint portals in locations around Germany, Panama, and the United States. 1010 brings surprising layers of depth to drab facades and blank gallery walls by painting concentric layers of color. The artist most recently had a solo show at Hashimoto Contemporary in San Francisco titled Limbus.

Pocket Wrench. Writer Creates “Color Thesaurus” To Help You Correctly Name Any Color Imaginable. Ingrid Sundberg, a writer and children’s book illustrator, created a very useful infographic chart for anyone struggling with color names.

Writer Creates “Color Thesaurus” To Help You Correctly Name Any Color Imaginable

The writer says that she loves to collect words that can help give her stories variety and depth. “I’ve learned that we all have different associations with color words,” Sundberg told Bored Panda. “For example the color sapphire is a light blue to me (since that’s the color of the sapphire on my engagement ring), but a sapphire can also be a very dark blue. I doubt there can be an ‘official color guide,’ as color is so subjective.”

Regardless of the subjectivity of color, however, Sundberg’s guide will help expand your descriptive vocabulary beyond green, red and blue. Take a Look at This DIY Floating Bed – You Can Do This Too. Some folks think beds are meant solely for sleeping and other recreational activities…meet this guy who strongly disagrees.

Take a Look at This DIY Floating Bed – You Can Do This Too

He took an average, boring bed frame and turned it into something out of this world. He wanted a bed frame that would make a statement without saying a word. Further, and probably most importantly, he wanted bragging rights with his friends. Untitled. Sound Clip Collection. Movies.

Sound Clip Collection

25 Stunning and Creative Product/Industrial Designs. Geneva drive. Animation showing a six-position external Geneva drive in operation.

Geneva drive

Wanna know 320 usless facts that you dont know and will never use!! Unusual Night in Nature. Two French hotel/camp, Attrape Reves in Bouches-du-Rhone (near Marseille) and Sky River near Loir-et-Cher, are the places where you can sleep under the stars.

Unusual Night in Nature

Concept of sleeping in balloons are designed by French designer Pierre Stefan, wanting to create an environmentally friendly space: when a plastic bubble pack, the area remains almost intact. EL Wire. EL Wire, also known as Electroluminescent wire, is a stiff wire core coated with phosphor and then covered with a protective PVC sheath.

EL Wire

When an AC signal is applied to it, it glows an aqua (blue green) color. Sometimes its covered with a colored plastic shell to make it appear another color. It looks a little like thin neon. FV_18. 100 Websites To See Before You Die (Part 1) - Page 2. Shape the Hive What are humans, really, but so many bees, buzzing away?

100 Websites To See Before You Die (Part 1) - Page 2

20 Inventive Ways to Upcycle Shipping Pallets by Ian Rebello. Repurposing, diy By Inthralld on Aug 19, 2012.

20 Inventive Ways to Upcycle Shipping Pallets by Ian Rebello

Print - 110 Predictions For the Next 110 Years. · People will be fluent in every language.

Print - 110 Predictions For the Next 110 Years

With DARPA and Google racing to perfect instant translation, it won't be long until your cellphone speaks Swahili on your behalf. · Software will predict traffic jams before they occur. Using archived data, roadside sensors, and GPS, IBM has come up with a modeling program that anticipates bumper-to-bumper congestion a full hour before it begins. Better yet, the idea proved successful in early tests—even on the Jersey Turnpike. The Illustration & Design World of Zach Johnsen.

Possible Evidence That Our Universe Is A Computer Simulation. A long-proposed thought experiment points out that any civilisation of sufficient intelligence would eventually create a simulation universe if such a thing were possible. WebGL Water. Loading... Made by Evan Wallace. You knew i was going to make one. They are all over pinterest.... (i still am not signed up for pinterest because i don't have time for one more thing but browsing is fun!) So we made one. Punched Out Font. This font is a set of cut-out layouts with which you can build 3D pixel style letters. They should all work. Just cut along the solid lines, fold along the dotted lines, put some glue on the shaded flaps, stick them together and there you go...

The Destruction of the World Trade Center: Why the Official Account of 911 Cannot Be True. Global Research Editor’s NoteAs September approaches, we are reminded that the anniversary of the tragic events of 9/11 will soon be upon us once again. 11 years laters, are we any closer to the truth about what really happened on that fateful day? For the next month until September 11, 2012, we will be posting on a daily basis important articles from our early archives pertaining to the tragic events of 9/11. 9 Future Technologies That Will Radically Alter the World. Battery from Pennies. A Valuable Oversight. Patent examiners are busy people, and when this application arrived at the U.S. The 101 Most Useful Websites on the Internet.

13 Jul 2014 The 101 Most Useful Websites on the Internet is a frequently updated list of lesser-known but wonderful websites and cool web apps. couch mode print story. Kidipede - History for Kids - Homework Help for Middle School Social Studies. Very Small Things - Photo Essays. The 10 Most Puzzling Ancient Artifacts. The Bible tells us that God created Adam and Eve just a few thousand years ago, by some fundamentalist interpretations. Science informs us that this is mere fiction and that man is a few million years old, and that civilization just tens of thousands of years old. Could it be, however, that conventional science is just as mistaken as the Bible stories?

There is a great deal of archeological evidence that the history of life on earth might be far different than what current geological and anthropological texts tell us. How to cut glass. I posted a picture about 1 week ago on Instagram, Facebook and Twitter of me cutting glass using just string. Containers of Hope, a $40,000 Home by Benjamin Garcia Saxe. By Eric • Jun 16, 2011 • Selected Work Benjamin Garcia Saxe has recently completed the Containers of Hope project with a budget of $40,000. Located in San Jose, Costa Rica this container house is the result of a close collaboration between the architect and his clients, who went on to construct the building themselves.

Download music, movies, games, software! The Pirate Bay - The galaxy's most resilient BitTorrent site. Hector Serrano. 10 Vestigial Traits You Didn't Know You Had. Emotions_and_facial_expression_by_cedarseed-ds1wwv.jpg (JPEG Image, 3650 × 3033 pixels)