Iamsteelberg recreates contemporary movie posters–but he doesn’t upcycle them; oh no. He wears them down, slaps them in plastic covers and throws a few stickers on them, just like the movies you rented from Blockbuster in the 1980s.
GAITHERSBURG, Md.—Visiting the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) is always immeasurably fun. The agency’s headquarters—a green and sprawling 234-hectare campus, just a jaunt from Washington, DC—is studded with scientific wonders.
Dean Putney, software engineer, editor of his grandfather Walter Koessler’s wartime photojournal and former Generalissimo of Development at Boing Boing, published a lovely zine of photos he’s taken over the years from airplane window seats.
The Park Playground Tumblr features Kito Fujio’s gorgeous, dramatically lit photos of Japan’s whimsical playground equipment: climbers, slides and other fun stuff styled to look like animals, abstract modernist forms, world monuments, magical creatures, robots, gadgets, and whimsical beasts.
IKEA’s mission on this Earth is to make everything simple and understandable, which comes in handy for those of us stumbling through life without a clue.
The Lost Arcade, a documentary about the encroachment of gentrficiation upon the last real video arcade in Manhattan, is now available to watch online. Directed by Kurt P.
Drones? Pfffff, quadcopters are old news. They’re great if you want to spend thousands of dollars on a professional-grade model that you use for high-resolution aerial video recording or something.
When you buy a ticket to Hansel & Gretel, a new installation by Chinese dissident artist Ai Weiwei, you might not notice the fine print on the back: “Your attendance at this event shall be deemed your consent to have your image or likeness appear in any video display or reproduction in whole or i