In a world increasingly concerned with questions of energy production and raw material shortages, this project explores the potential of desert manufacturing, where energy and material occur in abundance.
In this experiment sunlight and sand are used as raw energy and material to produce glass objects using a 3D printing process, that combines natural energy and material with high-tech production technology. Created by Markus Kayser! More info about this here
Grimes performs live drunkmix at Gorilla Vs Bear / Mexican Summer party, SXSW ’11! Video by BlearyEyedBrooklyn.com
Australian bank NAB recently launched conducted a series of ‘honesty experiments’, and published the results on YouTube. NAB explain the rationale for the experiments on its website: ‘At NAB, we believe that Australians are an honest lot and that they deserve honest credit cards to match. So just how honest are Australians?’ Via contagious
Toyota reached out to Parlee Cycles and Deeplocal to build an aero-road bike imbued with the same forward-thinking that went into the design of the Prius. Benefitting from a monocoque carbon-fiber frame, built-in smartphone dock, countless wind-tunnel-tested aerodynamic tweaks and its unprecedented mind-powered shifter, the PXP concept bike has emerged as a purpose-built machine that blends the simple with the complex to become a better and more efficient version of itself. More info about this one here ! Via digital buzz
A quick clip of Public Ad Campaign beta-testing Augmented Reality Advertising Takeover in Times Square on Sunday. Developed with The Heavy Projects , the augmented reality viewer runs on smart phones and virtually replaces outdoor ads with curated artworks by street artists Ron English, John Fekner, PosterBoy, Doctor D and Ox. More info about this here
Video for “Tiny Head” by The Luyas from their Dead Oceans release, Too Beautiful To Work. Video directed by Derrick Belcha! Enjoy