Graffiti grandparents in Portugal

February 15th, 2017|

Meet Portugal’s oldest graffiti posse: a diverse clan of retirees, virally known as “Graffiti Grandmas.” 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 […]

The conscience of LOVE

February 14th, 2017|

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 strictly human state of awareness. […]

A Japanese priest has built a real techno temple

February 10th, 2017|

Forget about going to Sunday church at Berghain; Japanese DJ-turned-Buddhist priest, Gyōsen Asakura, has actually made a real techno temple.

The 49-year old priest throws completely off-the-wall “techno memorial services” at Shō-onji (照恩寺) temple in Fukui City.

There is a catch though. His project is expensive and he needs money to keep on keeping on. Judging by the […]

Send your friends an envelope of the night sky

July 28th, 2016|

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 its contents, have them look inside. As light enters the envelope, the constellations light […]

Dazzling crowns adorned with seashells for modern mermaids

July 28th, 2016|

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 beautifully integrates her different findings, mixing […]

An adorable species of octopus 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 lead 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 […]