Artsy Fartsy: Picks of the Day.

Let’s begin today’s Artsy Fartsy post with the work of Noell S. Oszvald, a 22-year-old photographer, who only started photographing a year ago. (source) [You can  click  on the image, if you want to browse her flickr account.] Our next artsy fartsy bit  is a brand new clip of the ” What the body does […]

Originally posted on TED Blog:
In his State of the Union address, US President Barack Obama teased the importance of mapping the human brain, hinting that it could be a good investment in the future. According to The New York Times, the president will soon announce a decade-long plan to support the comprehensive rendering of…

Artsy Fartsy: The “flexible” bookshelf and all kinds of geeky little bookends.

Today’s Artsy Fartsy is all about books. Hurrah! Let’s start with the “flexible bookshelf”, a bookshelf capable of morphing its physical shape, this way adjusting to fit books and objects. (All the pictures posted here lead to the original sources used in this post) You can watch how it works here: I saw this ubercool […]

@CancelledAgain or: how I learned to live with PTTVSCD.

For those of us who love television there is nothing worse than the realisation that our favourite tv series has  just been cancelled. There should be a word for that depression you feel when your beloved tv series gets axed; I would even propose that PTTVSCD (Post Traumatic TV Series Cancellation Disorder) is considered a […]

Artsy Fartsy: Superhero Noir Posters and Lights that Fold like Books.

It is official: This blog has become a bot that reposts everything that is posted on Fubiz and Colossal. I am starting to consider publishing daily “Artsy – Fartsy” posts with my favourite links from these two sites. Today’s Artsy Fartsy bits combine geekery and elegance. Firstly, take a look at these awesome Superhero Noir […]

Originally posted on TED Blog:
The day was February 12, 1809. The place was Shrewsbury, England. The person born there: Charles Darwin. With the publication of his classic, On the Origins of Species, Darwin set the wheels in motion for a dramatic transformation of the way human beings understand the world and how we came…

Originally posted on Gurr Illustration:
Tomorrow is the 204th birthday of two of the most famous men of the last 2.04 centuries: Charles Darwin and Abraham Lincoln. Coincidentally, Darwin: A Graphic Biography has just been published by Smithsonian Books, who are based only 2 miles from Lincoln’s memorial. Cover and interior pages from Darwin: A…