Thursday, July 19, 2012
I recently stumbled upon some clever graffiti images and thought I would share them here. Some enthusiasts argue this is not graffiti at all, but street art. Differentiating graffiti from street art is like differentiating crack from cocaine: Same basic ingredients, different audience.
Monday, July 16, 2012
Throughout the 20th century, American auto designers struggled to keep pace with their counterparts in the aviation and aerospace industries. Both groups vied for the attention and imagination of the American citizen. Ultimately, the Detroit guys realized they couldn't just slap wheels on a plane/jet/rocket and call it a car.
Wednesday, July 11, 2012
Many people regard signs as a nuisance. Quoting the 80's hair band Tesla, signs are responsible for “blocking up the scenery and clouding our minds.” Perhaps commercially oriented signs fit this accusatory profile, always seducing or scaring us to buy products and services we really don't need.
Friday, July 6, 2012
At long last, scientists have combined smartphone and E. coli scanning technologies. This gadget transforms your phone into a florescent microscope which illuminates this dangerous bacteria's protein strands.