British artist Lucy Sparrow spent nine months creating 8 'Till Late, a pop-up art installation that looks like a fully stocked convenience store but is actually made entirely of felt. This Tech Insider video has all the details on the 1,200 square foot installation, which is made up of over 9,000 hand-sewn felt items, including a felt bodega cat!
Anamorphosis, or variable geometry, it the art of creating a work that must be viewed from specific vantage points to see an intended form. Georges Rousse is one of the major practitioners of the form. Here's are nice overviews of some of his finished works: Image: YouTube / Musée de l'Homme READ THE REST
Denim Szram created Gedankenpendel, a speaker-ball that plays a continuous spoken thought, but when it's touched or moved, other thoughts begin to play simultaneously. The effect is quite disconcerting. READ THE REST
William Forsythe created this choreographed installation titled Nowhere and Everywhere at the Same Time, No. 2. READ THE REST
We've already had too much taken from us this year to give up outdoor grilling so easily. Let this ungodly year be the moment when you make a stand. Grilling season will end on your own terms, by God. You can help rage against the dying of the briquette light by picking up one of… READ THE REST
We all have visions of cooking cool, elaborate meals. Unfortunately, those visions often die after we absolutely butcher a few. We've all been there. Overcooked steaks. Undercooked poultry. A main course sits because we totally mistimed a side. There are any number of ways to well and truly murder a well-intentioned meal. Hestan Cue and… READ THE REST
Mixology sounds like a science because it is…sort of. Oh sure, there's a lot of knowledge and skill that goes into conjuring up just the right balance for making a mixed drink really pop. But part of it really is just an exacting science of combining compounds and properly integrating flavors to make an absolutely… READ THE REST