This looks like a fun project to do with your kids! Kevin Kelly says:
My son Tywen and I made a toy wreath. First we cut a torus from a piece of scrap plywood. Then we hot glued on to it several bags of plastic toys from the dollar store. It was fun building up patterns. Time flowed quickly. It made us giggle at times. The thing is completely useless. But it evoked something vague when we hung it outside my studio door. It's pleasing in a strange way. Looks like art to me.
Art Is What You Get Away With
If you’re not already familiar with what it takes to gather semen from an elephant, this video of the process will serve as the ultimate “I’m not sure what I expected” experience. The scene is from the Extinctions documentary released in 2011. Artificial stimulation of the animal does not produce large quantities of sperm. Each […]
On Wednesday, Panama’s National Aeronaval Service seized this homemade semi-submersible vessel in territorial waters off Bocas del Toro. Authorities discovered 5 tons of drugs inside and nabbed four Colombian citizens. According to CNN, “the ministry (of public security in Panama) did not specify what type of drugs were seized in the raid, but smugglers have […]
YouTube user Chave created a supercut of all the locust swarm videos being posted to social media by people in Saudi Arabia and Kuwait. My favorites are “falling from the sky like hail” and “so thickly gathered on a tree they become writhing hallucinatory bark”.
It may not rank up there with climate change or personal debt, but confess…isn’t it the worst when you’re trying to put a food container in the fridge, but can’t find the right lid to fit? Hey, not everything has to be a global crisis to be irritating to the core. But still…it’s even more […]
Assembling a truly autonomous smart home is getting closer and closer to reality every day. But for every new smart bulb, thermostat, home security system and appliance we set loose within our walls, there are still probably a half dozen “dumb” items we’d still love to replace. But whether they’re too costly or too big […]
With so many manufacturers out there these days, it’s tough to know who to trust in the ultra-competitive wireless earbuds market. If you’ve never heard of LinearFlux, you may soon. That’s because it’s a company with a stellar pedigree whose co-founders were two of the engineers behind the original success of two audio houses you […]