Graffiti grandparents in Portugal

February 15th, 2017|

Meet Portugal’s oldest graffiti posse: a diverse clan of retirees, virally known as Graffiti grandparents.
These are the members of Lata 65, a WOOL Fest arts education group for seniors founded by Lara Rodrigues. For the past few years, Rodrigues has been dedicated to breaking down ageist stereotypes and cultural perceptions through her senior-focused theory seminars and two-day workshops.
In […]

The conscience of LOVE

February 14th, 2017|

The conscience of LOVE – A talk given by Laurence Newey, Lucis Trust, at an open meeting entitled: Esoteric Perspectives on a Science of Consciousness.

The relationship between love and consciousness is a prime focus of the Alice Bailey teachings, and, in particular, the increasing radiation of love by those who are starting to transcend the […]

A Japanese priest has built a real techno temple

February 10th, 2017|

A DJ-turned-Buddhist priest, Gyōsen Asakura, is currently raising money to do psychedelic “techno memorial services” at the Shō-onji (照恩寺) temple in Fukui City in central Japan. The 49-year-old priest has already hosted two such services; the video above was taken during a service in October last year. Asakura is now hoping to purchase better equipment […]

Night Sky Envelope – What better gift to send your friends?

July 28th, 2016|

Sometimes it’s the little touches like the Night Sky Envelope that really pull a design together.
You might not be able to give your BFFs the world, but at least you can send them the starry night sky. Japan Trend Shop is selling envelopes that contain entire galaxies inside them. Once your friend neatly opens the package and removes […]

Dazzling floral crowns adorned with seashells for modern mermaids

July 28th, 2016|

Artistic floral crowns are a thing now.
Floral crowns may be a staple for festivals and whimsical parties, but Chelsea Shiels is taking the world by storm with her mermaid-inspired, seashell-encrusted headdresses. The glittering designs are loaded with small conch shells, crystals, and gold accents that will make anyone wearing them feel like Princess Ariel. Shiel […]

Adorable octopus – An amazing species was discovered!

March 5th, 2016|

In one of science’s cutest recent discoveries, a deep-diving robot — associated with National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) ship Okeanos Explorer — has spotted what may be a new species of octopus.

“It is almost certainly an undescribed species and may not belong to any described genus,” NOAA wrote in a blog post.

14,074 feet — or 4,290 meters […]

Susan Sarandon’s Full Speech and Procession For LSD Guru Timothy Leary At Burning Man

February 23rd, 2016|

Susan Sarandon leads a funeral procession for the famed LSD scientist Timothy Leary at Burning Man.
The ceremony included the scattering of Leary’s ashes, which were bequeathed to Sarandon back in 1996 after Leary passed away. The whole service, including Sarandon’s speech and procession to the Totem of Confessions, which was built on-site, were captured by Future Eyes TV.

As […]

“Kinetic Rain” by Changi Airport in Singapore

February 23rd, 2016|

Art + Com have recently installed a beautifully choreographed installation in Terminal 1 of Changi Airport in Singapore. It consists of raindrops made from lightweight aluminum covered in copper which are raised and lowered in a 15-minute computationally designed choreography.

The installation consists of exactly 1,216 high shine copper plated aluminium drops, hanging from the ceiling on almost […]

Breathtaking photos of dancers frozen in time

February 23rd, 2016|

Moscow-based photographer Alexander Yakovlev is master of capturing the human body in motion. His photographs of professional dancers exude elegance and a gorgeously refined energy.

For this series, The Mirages, Yakovlev had the incredible idea to cover his subjects in flour. This added element accentuates each dancers graceful movements and adds a bit of magic and mystery.

Though he previously […]

Impermanence by Seung-Hwan Oh

February 22nd, 2016|

For his series ‘Impermanence’, photographer and microbiologist Seung-Hwan Oh cultivates fungus that he applies to his film before he puts it into his camera. Through this process, the microorganisms slowly devour the film and the resulting image is a blur of abstract lines and colors.

In a world saturated with idealized images that are easily produced and […]