Winners wear red
IMAGINE you are an experienced martial arts referee. You are asked to score a number of taekwondo bouts, shown to you on video. In each bout, one combatant is wearing red, the other blue. Would clothing colour make any difference to your impartial, expert judgement? Of course it wouldn’t.
An extrasolar planet that becomes a raging inferno for a few hours as it nears its sun.
Astronomers have observed a planet some 200 light years from Earth that, for a few hours, becomes 700°C hotter every time its elliptical orbit brings it close to its sun.
The feeder is based on a Professional Grade Fully Adjustable Full Face Face Shield. These cost $20, are built sturdily with an excellent Hi-Impact and very clear face shield. But they only come in blue. We put several coats of red Krylon on the head piece after we drill some holes for attaching the upper holder for the miniaturized feeding tube.
Decaying before your very eyes
Meat After Meat Joy is a group exhibition of contemporary artists who use meat in their work, currently running at the Daneyal Mahmood Gallery in New York City. Curated by Heide Hatry, the show’s title refers Carolee Schneemann’s performance/happening Meat Joy (1964, embedded below), itself projected in the gallery. The show features sculpture, photography, painting, and video pieces “in order to investigate the paradoxical relationship meat has to the body.” (Pics)
A 999-meter-long scarlet wedding dress is displayed in a shopping mall in Dalian, Northeast China’s Liaoning Province, February 21, 2008. The hand-knitted dress features 2,008 pieces of jade, 29 golden phoenixes and 880 peonies that took dressmakers three months to finish. More photos after the jump.
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