Daniel Kornrumpf nearly mimics brush strokes in his illustrations, but makes it way more impressive considering these portraits are embroidered.
If there is something super powered superheroes and super-villains fear, it is the hand of an artist. You never know what you might become, like Astroboy here in the imagination of Bene Rohlmann.
Designed by Beau Reid, these electric Go-Karts have been built in the likeness of Formula-1 cars and weigh a meager 65pounds. The low weight is due to the extensive use of carbon fiber in the chassis and in the body, plus the use of lithium ion batteries for powering the car. These Go-Karts can reach a top speed of 60mph and can be disassembled into a tiny package measuring just 30x30x15 inches.
These images captured by Italian astronaut Paolo Nespoili aboard the International Space Station show the UK in a whole new light. It is enchanting to see how the isles look at night, and how well the cities shine through.
The video takes a look at the genesis of the deadly computer virus. “An infographic dissecting the nature and ramifications of Stuxnet, the first weapon made entirely out of code. This was produced for Australian TV program HungryBeast on Australia’s ABC1.”
If we could somehow be aware and control the outcome of our dreams, things could be a lot different and dreams a lot more enjoyable. Turns out, this may be possible with something called lucid dreaming. Basically, you could control your actions in a dream, travel, or get some work done, quite like the movie Inception. A book titled Oneironautics: A Field Guide to Lucid Dreaming has shown up at Kickstarter, promising to be your guide to lucid dreaming, and using that awareness to make dreams a hell lot more enjoyable. And who wouldn’t like to take a shot at that. All that shows in the pledges for the project, which have far surpassed their goal on Kickstarter.
Creating exceptional art from books, artist Kylie Stillman makes these wonderful imagery by carving on stacks of books. The artist uses books as a 3-Dimensional medium to carve her work, resulting in these simple-looking yet curiously attractive sculptures.
Homer Simpson portrait on blotter. Well, that’s some art.
QR codes have made their way to currency as well. As commemoration of the Royal Dutch Mint’s 100th anniversary, the Netherlands will produce silver and gold coins with QR codes. To be available starting June 22, the silver coins will have a denomination of 5€, while the golden ones will be for 10€ . The QR codes will point to this website, which apparently will have a “surprise” for those who reach there.