► Sounds From A Comet: This Is What 67P Sounds Like

shockwebpic_philaesonificationIf a comet hurls through space and nobody’s there to hear it, does it make a sound?

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Sonic Water: Studies Of Visible Sound & Vibrations

shockleewebpic_sonicwaterSonic Water is an interactive installation by Sven Meyer [Elfenmaschine & kymat.de] and Kim Pörksen [Piece of Cake] that creates an interactive environment for visualizing sound and vibrations that reminds us that sound is truly physical.

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Eunoia: Using Brainwaves To Manipulate Motions Of Water

shockleewebpic_EunoiabrainwavewaterNew York artist Lisa Park creates an interactive performance art piece where she vibrates water with her mind. She does this using a combination of an EEG [Electroencephalography] headset which measures the brain’s electrical activity and processing with Max/MSP and Reaktor.

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High Tech Trash: Your Computer Parts Are Toxic

shockleewebpic_ewasteproblemAs 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.

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More Trees Less Assholes

shockleestorypic_moretreesYou know what they say, sometimes a picture is worth a thousand words…never been truer.

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Midway: A Bird’s View Of Why We Need To Rethink Plastic

shockleewebpic_midwaydocuMidway is an upcoming documentary with a strong potential to help people rethink their daily habits when it comes to how we dispose of our waste and our use of disposable products, particularly plastic, much of which is winding up in an area in the pacific that is now known as the Great Pacific Garbage Patch. This particular area is believed to be twice the size of the continental United States and causing major harm to the ocean, wildlife and us.

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Water Light Graffiti: Antonin Fourneau

From French artist Antonin Fourneau and Digitalarti Artlab comes this fun interactive street art project which is currently on display in the city of Poitiers in France.

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Kepler-22b: The Newly Discovered Earth-Like Planet 600 Millions Light Years Away

NASA has identified a new planet very similar to earth but approximately twice the size outside our solar system that might be able to support life. It’s been named Kepler-22b, after the orbiting telescope aircraft that discovered it, is about two and a half times the size of earth and is 600 light-years away, orbiting a sun-like star.

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Finding Life Beyond Earth: Take A Spectacular Trip

Guess what? We are on the verge of answering one of the greatest questions in history: Are we alone?

From NOVA and PBS come this must see episode Finding Life Beyond Earth. Turn the sound up, chill out and go on this 2+ hour animated space journey where NOVA asks the questions about how planet earth came to be and what’s going on with other nearby planets and whether any signs of life will soon be found.

Hearing all about the mysteries of space reminds us that that planet earth is just a tiny speck in relation to the rest of the universe. For example, did you know that 1,300 Earth’s could fit inside Jupiter? We’re also incredibly vulnerable to a major cosmic event happening that could drastically change the course or destroy the planet as we know it. Two awe-inspiring and slightly terrifying thoughts that can put things in perspective rather quickly.

How’s that for reality TV?

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▶ New Look – Nap On The Bow: An Underwater World Created With Kinect

Peep this new music video shot using the Xbox Kinect camera for the song ‘Nap On The Bow’ by New Look a Canadian duo and real life couple, Sarah Ruba and Adam Pavao.

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