The three most recent posts on The World of Kane showcase the work of comic book artist Jim Steranko, cybernetic art pioneer Nicolas Schöffer, and Op Art creator Victor Vasarely. Mister Kane sure has good taste.
After an early life spent as petty thief, carny worker, magician, escape artist (Inspiring both Jack Kirby's 'Fourth World' character, super-escape artist, Mister Miracle; plus comic book artist Josef Kavalier in Michael Chabon's The Amazing Adventures of Kavalier & Clay) and rock 'n' roll guitarist; Steranko entered the world of comics in 1966, working for Joe Simon's Harvey Thriller titles before succeeding Jack Kirby as Nick Fury artist on Marvel Comic's Strange Tales #151 (Dec. 1966).
Due to inactivity IKEA lost its trademark to a small Indonesian manufacturer of rattan furniture. Will people be confused by their Wickerdjammar? Rattanfoljer? International Business Times reports: PT Ratania Khatulistiwa registered its Ikea trademark in December 2013, where Ikea is an acronym for Intan Khatulistiwa Esa Abadi, Indonesian words referring to the rattan industry, according […]
Plastic is so 2013. You don’t want to buy something only to throw it away or lose it and barely care. You like nice things and want to hang onto them. The Plazmatic lighter here is a high quality, high tech alternative to the typical cheap, plastic lighter you get at the old gas station. […]
Real engineers build things. Super cool engineers build things with their hands and fingers, like our engineering forefathers did. No idea where to even begin to do that? This step by step Arduino course is now 92% off and is going to get you up and running, from zero to hero, in no time. So […]
How do Google and YouTube really work? It turns out, Python kind of runs things around those parts. And with this bootcamp, you’ll get whipped into shape and ready to start programming yourself. Whether you’re a Python pro and just want to sharpen your skills, or a total tech newbie with little or no coding […]