Artwork that challenges you to weave in between pendulums

The artist and William Forsythe has mounted a mesmerizing installation in Paris called "Nowhere and Everywhere at the Same Time No. 2" -- in which he fills a huge room with swinging pendulums, and viewers are supposed to walk among them without running into any.

Quite a challenge, as the video shows! As a writeup at Colossal notes:

“The spectators are free to attempt a navigation of this statistically unpredictable environment, but are requested to avoid coming in contact with any of the swinging pendulums,” says an artist statement regarding Forsythe’s choreographic object. “This task, which automatically intimates and alerts the spectators innate predictive faculties, produces a lively choreography of manifold and intricate avoidance strategies.”

Me, I'd love to see a video of precisely how the gallery-workers set those pendulums in motion every day. Read the rest

Colorado unfairly targeting wildlife refuge at swingers' sex club, says squirrel-loving swinger proprietor

Kendall Seifert loves squirrels and swingers, and operates gathering places for both types of creatures at Squirrel Creek Lodge.

Seifert is 53, and operated a wildlife rescue center *and* a swingers club at the same site, until state authorities raided his Littleton, CO business in a fairly transparent attempt to throw a wet blanket on the sex stuff by way of targeting the squirrel stuff. Read the rest