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The Cryogenics Lab That Doesn’t See Death As The End Of Life

Artist Marc Qinn’s work ‘Self’, a sculpture of his head made of his own frozen blood  One Michigan cryogenics lab is promising people the chance at a longer life that extends even after they die. Though the practice is more fiction than … Continue reading

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Caravaggio: The Rebellious, Hot-Tempered Punk Of Art History

 The paintings of Caravaggio combine a realistic observation of the human state, both physical and emotional, with a dramatic use of lighting, and they had a formative influence on Baroque painting. The expression on Isaac’s face says it all: he is scared to … Continue reading

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We The Explorers: Tom Estes And His Art on NASA’s OSIRIS Spacecraft

   As part of NASA’s We The Explorers, the work ‘Blitz’ by Artist Tom Estes is on board a small spacecraft known as OSIRIS-REx, which is using gravity’s pull to help propel it to a near-Earth asteroid called Bennu.  The mission OSIRIS-REx, … Continue reading

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An Artificial Glacier That Crystallizes Fresh Water

  Educationalist-environmentalist Sonam Wangchuk won the prestigious Rolex Award in 2016 for the Ice Stupa Artificial Glacier project in Phyang village, Ladakh. Among 30 finalists from 10 countries, Wangchuk was chosen for his project that conserves water and battles climate … Continue reading

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The U.S. And Corporate Lobbying Behind Planetary Arson

Blitz, by artist Tom Estes, a large scale digital projection on the front of the magnificent neo-classical facade of The Weston Park Museum in Sheffield. The projection took place on June 16th 2016 for the opening night of the Yorkshire Festival. In Blitz, an … Continue reading

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Archive Dreaming A Virtual Library of Babel

Archive Dreaming by Refik Anadol and his collaborator Mike Tyka presents a visualization of a future virtual Library of Babel. Jorge Luis Borges’s 1941 tale about a library containing every possible combination of letters – every work that could ever be written … Continue reading

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Dancer In Deflating Pikachu Costume Quickly Tackled And Rushed Off Stage By Suited Men

A video from the Pokémon World Festival near Seoul shows 15 Pikachu dancing to Hairspray when the ringleader’s costume starts deflating. Then a group of men forcefully spirit the dancer away. The occasion is the Pokemon World Festival 2017, and … Continue reading

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