gatewurm » The Abrahadabra Institute superlight and magnetic sculpture gallery by gatewurm Many of these devices were featured in the Transmutational Alchemy show at Olympia Arts Walk, Spring 2012, where they delighted everyone. Gatewurm is the House Director for The Techneion of The Abrahadabra Institute, and an independent researcher and developer of ‘Radiant Energy & Magnetic Energy Technologies’. Star Wars Subway Car Produced by Charlie Todd and Matt Adams / music by Gustav Holst, arranged by Tyler Walker For our latest mission, we staged a reenactment of the first Princess Leia / Darth Vader scene from Star Wars on a New York City subway car. The white walls and sliding doors on the train reminded us of the rebel ship from the movie, and we thought it would be fun to see how people would react to a surprise appearance by the iconic characters.
Dwight Schrute Knows Best Oh Dwight, you are the best thing to happen to the US version of The Office. The wry second-in-command at the Scranton office of Dunder Mifflin is famous for his obscure knowledge and comically literal interpretation of… well… everything. And so the Dwight Schrute Knows Best meme or simply, the Dwight Schrute meme was born: How a Futuristic Environmental Design Idea Became a Reality What vehicle architecture is most appropriate for global markets in the 21st century? Jim Kor, designer of the futuristic Urbee car shares his One Great Idea for changing the future of automotive transport. Kor presented his vision at the State of Green Business Forum in Chicago, laying out how sustainable design for transport can change the world. According to Kor, the solution resides in sustainable design, which is why he designed Urbee in 1996. Cars nowadays have big grills and exhaust pipes, Kor said.
Midway: A Sobering Message from the Plastic Gyre The arresting photography of Chris Jordan is the type which, once seen, one can no longer be the same. His work deals with mass culture: specifically the enormity and power of humanities collective behaviors. In his ongoing project, Midway, he deals with the shocking consequences modern society has even on remote and distant shores. The Lady and The Reaper An old lady is nearing the end of her days and she longs to be with the husband she has lost. So, when death pays her a visit on night in the form of a rather comical Grim Reaper then she touches his extended hand without fear. Only, she has not considered that a meddlling doctor on our side of the great divide will decide that she must be resuscitated . So ensues a terrific fight between the Reaper and the doctor, who fight fiercely over the mortal coil of the ancient dame. The Reaper eventually gives up, but the old lady has different ideas altogether. She is not going to let death give up that easily, No Sir-ee Bob!
The OSTRICH Story A man walks into a restaurant with a full-grown ostrich behind him. The waitress asks them for their orders. The man says, "A hamburger, fries and a coke," and turns to the ostrich, "What's yours?" "I'll have the same," says the ostrich. The next day, the man and the ostrich come again and
Extreme Pogo Sticking Is Surprisingly Badass : Discovery Channel - StumbleUpon Who knew that pogo sticks were good for more than seeing how many times you could jump up and down without falling off? (World record: 206,864.) Or that you could use them to grind rails, jump off buildings, do flips and other moves usually reserved for the craziest bikers and most daring skateboarders? Thanks to the good folks at XPOGO, we have this mind-blowing video that proves that the sport of extreme pogo is thriving, having hosted its 8th annual world championships, Pogopalooza, this summer.
A Film Shows How La Sagrada Familia Will Look When Completed (as Soon as 2026!) Just when you thought Barcelona’s Sagrada Familia basilica couldn’t get any bigger, another tower goes up. The master work of Antoni Gaudi, the fantastic structure is on a truly classic building schedule. Started in 1882 (just 131 years ago) the structure was only half completed in 2010. That means there’s far more to complete, and even at its current dizzying height, there’s far more upward growth to be seen. With a strong final push, new targets have been set for a final completion in just 13 years – at the end of 2026. See Also Beautiful Black and White Photos of La Sagrada Familia
Don't Panic! Samsung, Sybase Working To Make Enterprises Less Paranoid About Android Marvin Was Right: it's not paranoia for IT managers and CIOs to worry whether the smartphones and tablets in their enterprise pose massive security risks. Most do, especially ones running one of the recently-popular consumer-oriented platforms. I'm looking at you, Google. While the version 3.0 Honeycomb of Android offers a handful of improvements aimed at enterprise IT, they are a) restricted to tablets for now; b) still inadequate. Lots of Jokes - Did You Know? Q. Why do men's clothes have buttons on the right while women's clothes have buttons on the left? A. When buttons were invented, they were very expensive and worn primarily by the rich.