As this year comes to a close and you might add a few new gadgets to your collection, here is something to take into consideration when it’s time to get rid of your old ones.
You know what they say, sometimes a picture is worth a thousand words…never been truer.
Morning Glory is an AM dance party in London started by event producer Samantha Moyo and bodywork therapist Nico Thoemmes whose motto ‘Rave your way into the day’ is catching on in London. The concept? Leave the traditional gym behind and get your morning workout by dancing in a club with DJ’s and array of smoothies, massage and coffee bar.
If you thought Microsoft’s Kinect was cool, here comes the next frontier of gestural technology. The Leap Motion Controller is a motion-control software and USB connected hardware piece that plugs into your computer to allow physical human/computer interaction.
Take a look at what we can’t see with the naked eye. A cymbal being struck with a drumstick never looked so interesting thanks to some super high speed frame rate shooting courtesy of a Phantom Flex HD Gold video camera.
Forms is an ongoing collaboration between visuals artists Memo Akten and Quayola, a series of studies on human motion, and its reverberations through space and time. It is inspired by the works of Eadweard Muybridge, Harold Edgerton, Étienne-Jules Marey as well as similarly inspired modernist cubist works such as Marcel Duchamp’s “Nude Descending a Staircase No.2″. Rather than focusing on observable trajectories, it explores techniques of extrapolation to sculpt abstract forms, visualizing unseen relationships – power, balance, grace and conflict – between the body and its surroundings.
Riot police fired tear gas, flashbang grenades, beanbag rounds and rubber bullets at the site of the Occupy Oakland camp area last night.
Arab spring…Spanish summer…American autumn…Global winter?
Occupy Wall Street went beyond Wall Street this weekend with a reported 1,000 cities and 80 countries around the world in protest in a global day of rage. This collection of photos documents the thousands that hit the streets in locations like, St. Paul’s Cathedral in London, Toronto, Philly, Rome, Denver, San Francisco, Seattle, Los Angeles, Chicago, France, Brussels, Madrid, Times Square in New York City and Hong Kong. Plus, see the video reports with live coverage from New York, Brussels, Greece, Rome, London, Madrid, Tokyo, Hong Kong for a recap of developments.
A pretty amazing short piece…what went into it? Only…3 guys, 44 days, 11 countries, 18 flights, 38 thousand miles, an exploding volcano, 2 cameras and almost a terabyte of footage…