As a regular skateboarder, my two most common thoughts are: Gnarly grind! and Where in heaven’s name will I store all of my stuff during this gnarly grind? Here is a rad solution.
Artist Deborah Simon made a series of amazing–and kinda creepy–bear sculptures that show off the animals’ anatomy.
Photographer Sean Lynch took a series of surreal landscape images of Nepal using infrared photography. Less cotton fields, more cotton candy.
An iPad Hanger For Kids
So, I’m inclined to hate and/or fear this Fisher-Price chair that has a special hanger just so children can stare at their iPads (their parents’ iPads?) without having to move, just lie there and watch cartoons or whatever. But, counter-point: Do you think people went completely bananas when we started hanging mobiles over cribs? (Probably not.)
Re-imagining A Building
Photographer Victor Enrich took a photo of a building in Munich, then photo-manipulated it 88 different ways. After examining said photos, I have determined this is the one that most closely resembles the Jawas’ tank thing in the first Star Wars.
The Morpheus Lander
Here’s a photo from a launch test of NASA’s Morpheus Lander, which hopped 15 meters into the air, 7.5 meters to the side, then back down to Earth.
Meet Coendou baturitensis, a species of porcupine recently discovered in Brazil. It has a dexterous tail and perhaps the best nose of any animal ever.
This installation in San Francisco features 12 glass pianos dangling in the air. Because bad ideas make good inspiration.
A Gold Camera
This 24-karat gold-plated camera went on sale this week for the low price of $4,800, but you missed the sale already. You, Mr. Oil Baron, will now have to find something else for your ludicrously rich, eccentric uncle.