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Flying People in New York City

Flying People in New York City

Drzach & Suchy: shadow cloud A shadow cloud is a three-dimensional object, consisting of multiple shadow-casting elements semi-randomly arranged in three dimensions in such a way, that depending on the direction of illumination the overall shadow of the cloud displays various images encoded in it. A shadow cloud can be viewed as a generalization of shadow casting panels, but of course the basic idea of multiple shadows from one three-dimensional structure is already present in well-known GEB-triples. However, in contrast to GEB-triplets, a shadow cloud can encode up to four arbitrary images and display them under appropriate illumination without any distortions. The idea of shadow clouds can be summarized as follows: the shadow cast by flat, thin elements depends on their relation to the direction of illumination: elements perpendicular to illumination cast clear shadows, while the shadows of elements parallel to illumination are practically invisible. Figure 1. Figure 2. Figure 3. Figure 4.

la casita de wendy Au-delà du nombre de fans, quel degré d'engagement des communautés de marque sur Facebook ? Le classement des 20 fan pages en langue française les plus visitées (source Socialbakers) enregistre une nouvelle entrée fracassante : Milka prend la 3e position et détrône M&M’s France qui quitte le top 3. Ces mouvements se font au détriment de Peugeot, qui avait effectué un retour dans le classement en début d’année. Tableau 1 - Nombre de fans au mois de février 2012 En février 2012, le taux d’accroissement moyen des communautés est fort, 9,31 % contre 5 % en janvier, porté par Chupa Chups, qui continue à recruter (+ 349 000 fans), Disneyland Paris (+ 177 000) et M&M’s France (+ 159 000). La page Schtroumpf Haribo commence à payer son manque de conversation avec ses fans. Tableau 2 - Nombre de fans gagnés en février 2012 par rapport à janvier En février, le niveau de conversation avec les fans est très (trop) faible, malgré le gain continuel de fans. Tableau 3 - Nombre de commentaires pour 10 000 fans en février 2012 par rapport à janvier

Zen Table by Simon Hallam Imagine a Japanese Zen Garden built into a beautifully-crafted, glass-topped table. The body of the table encapsulates electronics and robotics, that sculpt geometric patterns and images into a field of microscopic silicone beads beneath a glass top. The effect is mesmerizing and magical; it is truly Zen-like to watch ever-changing patterns and images appear in the sand. The project is based on an idea I sketched in a notebook back in 1997. Since then I've tested a multitude of mechanical configurations and experimented with many different sculpting mediums. We Need Your Support The design and execution of the first functioning tables is complete. By contributing to this project, you are eligible for some fun and creative rewards, and you get to help (and watch) a new business ignite, from its initial spark into something tangible. Construction will use organically grown FSC certified moso bamboo, which is durable, strong, beautiful, and above all - renewable. Simon Hallam.

12 Fun and Creative Umbrellas Collection of unusual and creative umbrella designs that will protect you from bad weather in style. LED Umbrella Blade Runner inspired umbrella available in black with white LED’s, and red with red LED’s from ThinkGeek. Standing Umbrella The Stand umbrella is a creative umbrella that stands up by itself. SENZ Umbrella Due to its smart design, the SENZ umbrella effortlessly slices through the wind, from a summer breeze to a heavy storm. Shoulder Umbrella Shoulderbrella is a flexible accessory that wraps around your body to hold your umbrella for you while leaving your hands free to do other things. Umbrella Stool Cool umbrella designed to be used as a stool when there is no rain. Nubrella Nubrella protects you against rain, wind, sleet, snow and extreme cold. Golf Club Umbrella Hybrid of a golf club and an umbrella by Sebastian Errazuriz. Pet Umbrella Keeps your pet dry and comfortable in rain, sleet or snow. Handbag Umbrella Inside Out umbrella by Seung Hee Son folds into a small handbag.

Sculptures Popping Out of Paintings Oh, to have been in Tokyo in June! Shintaro Ohata just finished up a solo exhibition at the Yukari Art Contemprary in Tokyo, Japan. This Hiroshima, Japan-born artist is known for his ability to show us everyday life in a cinematic way. He captures light in his paintings, showering the world, as we know it, with carefully placed strokes of it. "Every ordinary scenery in our daily lives, such as the rising sun, the beauty of a sunset or a glittering road paved with asphalt on a rainy night, becomes something irreplaceable if we think we wouldn’t be able to see them anymore," he told Yukari gallery. More than that, this artist has a unique style. Straight from the Yukari gallery, here's a sample of his stellar work. ' Photos courtesy of Yukari Art Contemporary.

La Personnalité Marketing de l'Année 2012 (1/10) Je m'abonne Voici, en première semaine, le portrait de Manuel Berquet-Clignet, le directeur marketing de Coca-Cola France. Les neuf autres nominés à l'édition 2012 de la Personnalité de l'année 2012 seront tour à tour présentés sur le net (retrouvez dans Marketing Magazine du mois de mars les dix personnalités en lice). Toutes les informations relatives à l'événement sur le site dédié en cliquant ici Directeur marketing Coca Cola France "On peut être la première marque du monde et se marketer comme une start-up", explique Manuel Berquet-Clignet, directeur marketing de Coca-Cola France. Parcours Diplômé de l’ESLSCA Paris et titulaire d’un master en marketing de HEC, Manuel Berquet-Clignet prend la route des États-Unis.

Swiss plan to orbit a satellite to kill old satellites It has always been rather ironic to me that the space surrounding the earth doesn't actually have a whole lot of space thanks to the hordes of satellites in orbit. Other than satellites that are actually working, there is a bunch of debris flying around orbiting the Earth that sometimes crashes in the other satellites that are in use, destroying them and making even more debris. Scientists in Switzerland have a plan to clean up junk that's in orbit around Earth. The plan involves a small satellite that would be placed in orbit and then catch up to the defunct or damaged satellites and capture them. CleanSpace One is a small satellite that reportedly wouldn't cost that much to put into orbit. [via Business Insider]