Loading page

New Art Installation Makes Music Out Of Bitcoin Trades

Cryptocurrencies like Bitcoin and Litecoin enjoy a brisk pace of trading activity. But what does all that cyber wheeling and dealing look like? Better yet, what does it sound like? A new art installation in Moscow takes all that raw data and transforms it into musical notes, making melody out of global finance.

The Amazing Racing-Inspired Art Of Death Spray Custom

Death Spray Custom is a British artist whose playful designs appear on everything from chairs and gas cans to motorbikes and crash helmets. This beautiful video looks at the very normal man behind the incredible designs.

This Video Shows Every 24-Bit RGB Colour Exactly Once

Your computer knows more colours than you do. In fact, representing them in 24-bit RGB, it knows an amazing 16,777,216 different hues — and this video shows each one exactly once.

These Cool Kinetic Sculptures Can Run 40 Hours On A Single Wind

It looks like the inner workings of an elaborate mechanical clock, but it’s actually one of many hypnotic kinetic sculptures created by Connecticut-based artist and woodworker David C. Roy over the years. And they can run anywhere from five to 40 hours on a single wind, a testament to their excellent design.

How To Rule On Blingee, According The 50-Year-Old Queen Of Blingee

The world almost lost an internet miracle this year. About a month ago, Blingee announced plans to close, but the users wouldn’t let it. The news made one middle-aged Russian grandma, the unofficial queen of Blingee, very happy.

4 Filtered Photos That Will Cure Your Instagram Rut

Instagram filters really do make bad photos look better, but there’s more to the world of photography than Hudson and Lark. Here are four novel, filtered photos you submitted for this week’s Shooting Challenge. The results? Surprisingly tasteful.

This Artist Creates Eye-Popping 'Roomscapes' With A Camera Obscura

Notice something strange about the wall mural in the above photograph? It’s upside down! That’s because it was created using a “camera obscura” — the favoured technique of Cuban born artist Abelardo Morell, who has been experimenting with this approach since 1991.

This Is Your Brain On Google's Deep Dream Neural Network

Ever since Google unveiled its Deep Dream algorithm, people have been having a blast feeding all manner of images into the program. It was only a matter of time before some enterprising neuroscientist thought to run a couple of brainy MRI images through the software.

A Hidden Figure In A Famous Rembrandt Has Been Uncovered Using X-Rays

Rembrandt’s An Old Man in Military Costume is a 380-year-old masterpiece with a secret. Beneath the famous figure in the feathered cap hides a much younger man, one that researchers are uncovering in colour using advanced x-ray technology.

Creepy Body Painting Makes It Look Like You Can See The Guts And Bones Of A Hand

Video: It starts off a little cartoonish but then it quickly turns creepy and almost squeamish as the hand starts to legitimately look like it’s been sliced to expose the blood, guts and bones. Luckily, for us and for Natalie Nakles, the artist who did this, it’s only the work of markers, pens and clever camera angles. Your brain knows that it’s fake but your eyeballs do a helluva job trying to convince yourself that it’s real.

Loading page