Art Donovan from the Oxford University Museum of the History of Science sez, “I have been given the great honor of curating the world’s very first Museum Exhibition of Steampunk Art. Seventeen artists from seven countries- The Steampunk creators that you know best. Opening October 13, 2009 and running continually through February 21, 2010. (Pics)
Slip Sliding Away
What a rush when you flush!
Georgia Max Coffee chose to redesign the toilets of a number of key ski resorts in Japan. The cubicles were fully wrapped on all sides, so that the person caught short would have a ski jumper’s view when they were sitting on the loo. The person could look down at their skis (simply printed on the floor of the cubicle) and see the steep ski jump slope ahead of them.
Only a small percentage of people in the US are able
to identify Condoleezza Rice and Gordon Brown
When the Pew Research Center tested the public’s political knowledge earlier this year, the best-informed news audiences crossed the ideological spectrum. Nearly half of regular readers of The New Yorker, The Atlantic and Harper’s Magazine (48%) answered three political knowledge questions correctly. Regular listeners of NPR (44% three correct), and regular viewers of Hardball (43%) and Hannity & Colmes (42%) also fared well compared with other news audiences.
Totally crazy performance
Veniamin’s Human Slinky is one of the best talent in entertainment today. After America’s got Talent 2007, feature act on Britain’s Got Talent 2008 second edition “BGT 2”. Second video after the jump.
Fishing in the stream of consciousness, researchers now can detect our intentions and predict our choices before we are aware of them ourselves. The brain, they have found, appears to make up its mind 10 seconds before we become conscious of a decision — an eternity at the speed of thought.
Usually we say “don’t try this at home”, but in this case, go ahead
Crazy demonstration of how to use a huge mechanical digger to remove the clothing from a woman. SFW. Second video after the jump.
Amazing theater trick
Japanese television has an extra wierd twist that is hard to describe. Second video after the jump.
Amazing but totally crazy pilot
Another interesting video after the jump.
The Suzuki S-RIDE, created with the concept ‘an active commuting car as an urban transportation tool,’ is an urban commuting car targeted to young people and which presents motorcycle-like driving enjoyment together with the practicality of an automobile.
Sex products always attract an interesting crowd
It would seem a fair bet that the world’s most populous nation would also be the most sexually active. But despite prolific reproduction, recent history has given China the image of a country where sex is taboo. However, sex is no longer a taboo in China and Shanghai’s third ADCEXPO adult toy and sexual health exhibition is destined to change the image.
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