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9Oct/110

Walk All Over Major Cities Without Leaving Your Family Room with Google Maps Area Rugs [Furniture]

Who has tim to actually visit places anymore? Not me. Too much stuff to do that doesn't involve curiosity or exercise. That's why these Google Maps "Worldwide Carpets" area rugs are so perfect. More »







29Sep/110

Fractal Menger sponge made from Post-Its


Nicholas Rougeux made this fabulous Menger sponge fractal out of mini Post-its, which he swears by for erecting fractals:

Each Post-It was torn into 16 equal squares, then folded into units and assembled into the sponge.

Post-its offer surprisingly structural durability and are easy to get in large quantities making them ideal for assembling structures like these.

(via Kottke)






29Sep/110

Fractal Menger sponge made from Post-Its


Nicholas Rougeux made this fabulous Menger sponge fractal out of mini Post-its, which he swears by for erecting fractals:

Each Post-It was torn into 16 equal squares, then folded into units and assembled into the sponge.

Post-its offer surprisingly structural durability and are easy to get in large quantities making them ideal for assembling structures like these.

(via Kottke)






9Aug/11Off

Lady in the Water

Rowers navigate around a sculpture in the Binnenalster, an artificial lake in Hamburg, last week. Apparently not well-received by locals, the installation will remain in place until August 12. Photo: Morris Mac Matzen / Reuters. More.




1Aug/11Off

Could This Epic Connect the Dot Mona Lisa Break a World Record? [Video]

What makes a person want to make an insanely complicated connect-the-dot poster? Glory! Artist Thomas Pavitt created this 6,239 dot recreation of the Mona Lisa to set a world record. A record that he might be the first to hold. More »







19Jul/11Off

CNC + Sharpie = fine-art Spirograph

Matt W. More and aarn teamed up to create these "numerically controlled" posters made by fitting a Sharpie to a 3D CNC machine that then executed spirograpesque patterns. They come signed and numbered, with the Sharpie used to generate them.

Numerically Controlled : Poster Series.

(via This is Colossal)






12Jul/11Off

Someone Teleported the Pacific Ocean to the Middle of Poland [Video]

I love the ocean, which is one of the three reasons I love this project by David Bowen. The other two being that is technically awesome and absolutely mesmerizing. More »







   
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