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Monthly Archives: July 2015

Blooms: Strobe-Animated Sculptures (Awesome Video)

Blooms, a unique type of 3D-printed sculpture designed to animate when spun and lit by a strobe light (or captured by a video camera with a very fast shutter speed). Blooms: Strobe-Animated Sculptures from Pier 9 on Vimeo. Blooms designed by John Edmark. These 3-D printed sculptures, called blooms, are designed to animate when spun […]

Video: Why you should draw more

This is an awesome video that is going to make you pick up a pen/pencil and draw more. In it, the narrator shares a few very compelling reasons why you should draw more: Watch the video here: Tweet

Video: Nick Bostrom: What happens when our computers get smarter than we are?

In the last 5 years, there’s been greater emphasis and acquisition on Artificial Intelligence/ Machine Learning by companies such as Google, Facebook and even Twitter. The question is that with Artificial Intelligence no longer being a science fiction tale but instead, a technological eventuality, what will happen when our computers becomes smarter then we are? […]

Video: The European Debt Crisis Visualised

This is an excellent visualisation of the European Debt Crisis. Watch this video if you wish to have a better understanding of the crisis: Watch the Video Below: Tweet

Should we eat bugs?

With a projected decrease and eventual food scarcity projected in the next 30 years as world population grows, it is time that we¬†rediscover¬†our ancestral practice of healthy bug eating. In the following TED-Ed video, Emma Bryce shared how our hunter gatherer ancestors used to eat bugs and how farming bug produces less greenhouse effect and […]

Bioluminescent glow worms turn 30-million-year-old caves into alien skies

Auckland photographer Joseph Michael has been photographing the native glow worms of New Zealand’s limestone caves by standing in freezing water for hours at a time. He does this to capture images of the species known as Arachnocampa luminosa. He says the long-exposure shots in his new series Luminosity attempt to recreate the magical feeling […]