Monthly Archives: October 2011

Collision course

Meteors

A 20 million ton asteroid is currently hurtling through space at 23,000 miles per hour, on a collision course with Earth. But fear not – Nasa has 25 years to stop it.

By |October 31, 2011|Astronomy|

Un-plugged Flexible E-paper display

flexible electronic paper

AU Optronics (AUO) Corp showcased a device made by attaching a flexible thin-film photovoltaic (PV) battery to the back of flexible electronic paper (e-paper) at FPD International 2011.

By |October 31, 2011|Computers|

Shadow over Mount Rainier

Mount Rainier

The sunrise behind Mount Rainier casts a sky-spanning shadow that looks almost like a dark beacon emanating from the top of the mountain. The photograph was taken by Nick Lippert of Tumwater, Washington.

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Forever Bicycles

Forever Bicycles by dissident Chinese

An art installation named “Forever Bicycles” by dissident Chinese artist Ai Weiwei during a media preview of the “Ai Weiwei Absent” exhibition in Taipei October 28, 2011. The exhibition at the Taipei Fine Arts Museum features 21 sets of Ai’s works, including installation pieces, photography, sculpture, and videos.

By |October 31, 2011|Modern Art|

Liquid Sculptures

Liquid Sculptures

Liquid Sculptures by macro photographer Corrie White.   via oamahou

By |October 31, 2011|Modern Art|

Citroen CCrab concept

Citroen CCrab

Juha-Pekka Rautio’s Citroen CCrab concept is a small electric vehicle designed for zipping around efficiently in city traffic. The CCrab also takes inspiration from the crab and is able to move sideways with individually powered wheels that turn independently.

By |October 31, 2011|Vehicles|

First time ever Eye-Level camera Formula 1

camera on Formula 1

In High Definiton – Join in an installation lap around Barcelona with Lucas di Grassi – first time ever eye-level camera real driver point of view.
Quote:” I had to drive with only one eye open as the camera was blocking my other eye, quite tricky”

By |October 30, 2011|Sports, Vehicles|

Majestic Saturn Moons from Cassini

Saturn Moons

On September 17, 2011, the Cassini orbiter snapped a photograph of Saturn and four of its moons – Dione (located above the rings), Titan (looming in the background), Pandora (to the right of the rings), and Pan. You’ll have to strain your eyes to look at Pan which is a little orb traveling within the Encke Gap inside the rings of Saturn.  Credit: NASA/JPL-Caltech/Space Science Institute

By |October 30, 2011|Astronomy|

Mural on a parking lot

musical mural

This striking musical mural is located in a humble wall of a parking lot in Dallas. by Brian Snyder

By |October 30, 2011|Modern Art|

it’s the end of the world, baby!

Campari Calendar with actress Milla Jovovich 2012

The end of the Mayan Calendar on 21 December 2012 we predicted that the world as we know it will cease to exist. But such a tasty break, probably no one expected …

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