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Visualizing WiFi Signals Through Color and Photography

  Luis Hernan uses long exposure photography and an instrument called a Kirlian Device to try and visualize the wifi signals all around us. On his project website Digital Ethereal, Hernan explains: The Kirlian Device is an instrument designed to reveal qualities of wireless...
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The Black Marble: Earth at Night

  On December 5th, 2010 scientists unveiled an unprecedented new look at our planet at night. A global composite image, constructed using cloud-free night images from a new NASA and National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) satellite, shows the glow of natural...
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Skyward Photos Capture Hong Kong’s Architectural Verticality I Romain Jacquet-Lagrèze

  Romain Jacquet-Lagrèze is a French graphic artist with a Masters in multimedia and art from East Paris University. His interest in photography began during his period of working in Los Angeles and Tokyo, and subsequently blossomed into a passion after his arrival in Hong...
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12 Photos That Look Straight Down

  Photographer and urban explorer Ivan Kuznetsov shows us the world from a vantage point many of us will never experience first hand. Based in Moscow, the Russian photographer is a well-known ‘rooftopper’, which means he scales tall buildings and structures (often illegally)...
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The Shadow Cube I Anila Quayyum Agha

Art experts and the public often disagree over what is great, but consensus over the weekend brought $300,000 to Anila Quayyum Agha of Indianapolis. Agha, who teaches at the Herron School of Art and Design, was the first artist ever at the ArtPrize competition in Grand Rapids,...
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15 Restaurants In Unforgettable Settings

  From high in the sky to under the sea, these 15 restaurants with unique surroundings are a feast for the eyes. Whether you’re stepping into the past or gazing as far as the eye can see, these restaurants are sure to provide a memorable dining experience for your next meal....
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Le Corbusier 2.0

Alix Bossard shares this must-watch video that outlines Le Corbusier’s five revolutionary principles of modern architecture. Using gorgeous motion design, the video briefly introduces us to everything from le Modulor to Villa Savoye and Les Cités Radieuses. Enjoy this two-minute...
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Bjarke Ingels on “Promiscuous Hybrids” and “Worldcraft”

Referring to his work as “promiscuous hybrids,” Bjarke Ingels details his vision of “worldcraft” where architecture harnesses the desires, knowledge and technology of its people to transform surreal dreams into reality.  
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Exploring Dubai from the Rooftops of Buildings I Vadim Makhorov

  If you’re interested in urban exploration, rooftopping, cityscapes and/or industrial architecture, the Sifter highly recommends the LiveJournal blog of Vadim Makhorov. Vadim is a talented photographer with a knack for finding vantage points of cities that most people will...
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San Francisco Earthquake Photos Blended Into Present Day I Shawn Clover

  On April 18, 1906, a devastating earthquake struck San Francisco and the coast of Northern California. Fires across the city broke out, ravaging the city for several days. As a result, about 3,000 people died and 80% of San Francisco was destroyed. The earthquake and...
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Rooftopping Photos I Aurelie Curie

  Aurelie Curie is an urban and industrial photographer. On Flickr she has an incredible photostream of urban exploration (or Urbex) and rooftopping photos. ‘Rooftopping’ is a niche of Urban Exploration that involves scaling the roofs of tall buildings (usually without...
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Photo of the Day I Tokyo

  Guess where it is? (Answer is below the photo) It is TOKYO!   Photo by Sandro Bisaro  
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Derby the dog: First Time Running on 3D Printed Prosthetics

  See how unique, custom 3D printed prosthetics allow Derby the dog to run for the first time. Many of you have pointed out that Derby’s prosthetics seem too low. We started this way to give him a chance to get used to his new legs. But with 3D printing it’s easy...
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