Artist Motoi Yamamoto uses salt to design intricate and deeply personal floor sculptures, which he calls his Labyrinths, to honor his sisterâ€™s memory; salt symbolizes purification and mourning in Japan.
The Brocial Network is a mock trailer that parodies The Social Network by exploring the elite world of bros, drinking, and all-out fratastic-ness (also known to some as craptastic-ness). (Thanks Colt!)
The Esper Dominoes can communicate with each other wirelessly, so that other pieces can fall even without actual physical contact. Pieces can also be programmed to fall based on their number.
Graphic design student Luca Lago Batmanized several Star Wars characters. His conversion process was pretty simple: give a character bat ears and add “bat” to its name. It’s super-effective!
Along with this trailer, system requirements have been released: 2GHz Core 2 Duo/2GHz Athlon 64 x2, 2 GB RAM, NVidia 8800GT/ATI 3850HD 512Mb RAM. Or you could just get an Xbox 360 or PS3.
It’s shaped like a tin can, but is actually made of a plastic-like material called PLA. It’s microwavable, durable and 100% biodegradable. It can even be crushed, just like real tin cans.
The people who made this squirrel maze built it in installments over a period of two weeks. When the rodent mastered the first part, the maze was extended, the nuts placed farther away, and so on.
The entertaining commercial for the 2012 Passat features a pint-sized Darth Vader whose efforts to use the Force are all in vain, until he discovers Dad’s new car in the driveway. (Thanks Winston!)
The Sanctuary of Truth is a huge one of a kind structure that’s a unique monument to Thai craftsmanship, handcarved and constructed entirely from teak wood, to be completed in 2025.
Some people may think that Michael Jackson didn’t die, he’s living in Brazil and working as a cab driver after hearing this: listen for yourself in this great a capella version of Billie Jean. (Thanks everyone!)
This 2nd-gen laser pocket projector connects directly to your iPod Touch, iPad, or iPhone (and other gadgets), projecting 848×480 widescreen video up to 100″ diagonal in a dimly lit room.
Beam the Trek crew onto your walls with these fabric-paper decals from WALLS360. Kirk, Spock, Bones, Sulu, Scotty and Uhura come in sizes from 1- to 8-feet tall. Hmm. Tiny Kirk, or giant Spock?
Available in France, Lâ€™Art de la DÃ©gustation by Kacper Hamilton for Ballantineâ€™s is a whisky glass with an interior hole allowing for more air and aroma; a frozen metal base adds a delicate chill.
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