Hey, Let's Fix The Internet We're Forgetting To Not Be Jerks in Real Life When web-surfing became too boring in the early days, which happened almost instantly, me and my other twelve-year-old friends would stumble into anonymous chatrooms and stir s**t up. Just go in, figure out what was important to everyone chatting, and then talk about how s****y it was. Then we'd giggle and leave. We never meant any harm by it, we were just bored, and curious, and stupid, and going into a chatroom to make fun of a bunch of strangers was our version of making prank phone calls, (though, yes, we also made prank phone calls).
BACK TO THE FUTURE : Irina Werning - Photographer I love old photos. I admit being a nosey photographer. As soon as I step into someone else’s house, I start sniffing for them. Most of us are fascinated by their retro look but to me, it’s imagining how people would feel and look like if they were to reenact them today… Two years ago, I decided to actually do this. So, with my camera, I started inviting people to go back to their future.. Eric Clapton, John Lennon, Mitch Mitchell and Keith Richards 1969 Eric Clapton, John Lennon, Mitch Mitchell and Keith Richards 1969 "The Dirty Mac" Eric Clapton, John Lennon, Mitch Mitchell and Keith Richards 1969 Sizes: 11x14 16x20 20x24 30X40 Color: Black and White Type: Archival Digital Print Edition of: Limited Edition Signed Other Images You Might Like This Image Is Also Featured In
Inside Look at Tim Burton Museum This Sunday 29 May, 2011, the LACMA (Los Angeles County Museum of Art) will be opening the major Tim Burton retrospective we told you about a few days ago. The show will explore Tim Burton's entire creative career, from his films to his illustrations, photographs and writings and is organised by MoMA New York, who hosted the show back in 2009. Photographs: Brandon Shigeta via. Arrested Motion www.lacma.org
Color Survey Results « xkcd Who in the rainbow can draw the line where the violet tint ends and the orange tint begins? Distinctly we see the difference of the colors, but where exactly does the one first blendingly enter into the other? So with sanity and insanity. —Herman Melville, Billy Budd Orange, red? I don’t know what to believe anymore! sidewalk chalk guy sidewalk chalk guy «« back to gprime.net all material copyrighted by its original creator | Life and death in Aleppo (PHOTOS) ALEPPO, Syria — Their names were Issa, Ahmed and Sheik Mahmoud Qasim. They were fathers and brothers. They were students, teachers and laborers. And, last week, they were all killed by tank fire. The New Dollar Coin. « 3 Under 3 in Connecticut Just checked the email and I received a forward regarding the new dollar coin. Here is the email: Please help do this… refuse to accept these when they are handed back to you.
Tribute to James Cameron's "The abyss" - How'd They Do That? Tribute to James Cameron's "The abyss" by sarampo Basics Although there are many ways of shooting water drops, and some are more professional and / or practical, this is how I've done it with my setup.
Starting over: Coining a new dollar - tech - 01 April 2011 Exotic dancers and traditionalists may come to miss it, but the iconic US dollar bill is ripe for replacement - with a coin. Scrapping the paper dollar would do more than prevent a frustrating time at the vending machine. It would also be more cost-effective: US dollar notes drop out of circulation within around two years due to wear and tear, but coins last decades. Although dollar coins made of a copper alloy do circulate in the US, they are not widely used. Still life: Bent objects UPDATE: The Return of Bent Objects Wires transform these objects from inanimate to hilarious works of art. Little polish girl Starting over: Rebuilding civilisation from scratch - science-in-society - 28 March 2011 The way we live is mostly down to accidents of history. So what if we thought it through properly? IN JUST a few thousand years, we humans have created a remarkable civilisation: cities, transport networks, governments, vast economies full of specialised labour and a host of cultural trappings. It all just about works, but it's hardly a model of rational design - instead, people in each generation have done the best they could with what they inherited from their predecessors. As a result, we've ended up trapped in what, in retrospect, look like mistakes. What sensible engineer, for example, would build a sprawling, low-density megalopolis like Los Angeles on purpose?
36 Pictures That Look Photoshopped – But Are Not The power of Photoshop is amazing, but still it doesn’t beat the power of imagination. Although many photos taken by professional photographers and enhanced in Photoshop can be absolutely stunning, the photos taken wisely and in a creative manner are even more impressive. Today’s showcase is dedicated to such photos, the ones that make people skeptical about not being manipulated and still they are genuine and impressive. They can be really inspiring and a pride to every photographer’s portofolio, no matter if they are funny, dramatic or just miracles of nature. Salar de Uyuni Water Fairy Starting over: Let's decimalise time - science-in-society - 28 March 2011 We have seven days a week because the Babylonians named one for each planet they knew. There are 12 hours in each day and each night because they gave one hour to each sign of the zodiac. Sixty minutes in an hour because they thought 60 an auspicious number. Surely we can do better.