London artist Roger Hiorns covered every square inch of an abandoned apartment with blue copper phosphate crystals. Called "Seizure," it looks like a magical cave from some fantasy novel. From Shape And Colour:
After reinforcing the walls and ceiling and covering them in plastic sheeting, 80,000 litres of a copper sulphate solution was poured in from a hole in the ceiling. After a few weeks the temperature of the solution fell and the crystals began to grow. The remaining liquid was pumped back out and sent for special chemical recycling.
Roger Hiorns's crystal apartment (Thanks, Kirsten Anderson!)
The only thing that would make this video of Chinese firefighters jumping rope would be a Yakety Sax soundtrack.
The Trump administration continues to bumble nearly every time they mention Judaism or the Holocaust in public. Orange Julius claims to love Jews, but the anti-Semites in his cabinet are here to stay Salon sheds some light on exactly why Trump can’t seem to wash his hands of his white supremacist supporters. Via Salon: Let’s […]
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