You’ve probably already seen the Roomba, a little robotic vacuum cleaner designed by iRobot. It has sold 2.5 million units since January 2008, making lots of housewives (and housemen) happy. But I’m sure you’ve never seen a cat-controlled Roomba. If you like watching cute pets playing with gadgets, this video will definitely make you smile.
A video for a band called “No Somos Machos Pero Somos Muchos”.
It is made entirely using a Digital Reflex Camera, Canon’s Mark III which captures up to 115 continuous pictures, at 10 fps.
I fell in love with this fabulous video called “Work It Out” by artist RJD2 and directed by Joey Garfield. It is an interesting take on Live Urban Performance acts. Artist Bill Shannon, born with a congenital hip defect developed a way to express himself through dance and skateboarding on crutches.
Héctor Serrano Studio in collaboration with Javier Esteban Héctor have recreated the soothing spectacle of an ocean.
The central piece is a representation of the beautiful experience of a drop falling into water, creating an
enigmatic movement and ripples. the installation uses innovative and sophisticated technology in an
unexpected and inventive way to capture this captivating natural phenomenon.
Chiara takes stunning landscape photographs that involve much more than what is in front of the camera. They are, in essence, images of photography itself. Chiara operates a hand-built, room-sized camera that is mounted on a flatbed trailer. He works inside the camera, physically becoming a part of the process. During the long exposures, he dodges and burns by passing his hands in front of the camera’s lens. The one-of-a-kind, positive images are then developed utilizing an adapted sewer pipe that he fills with photo chemicals.
Turkish fashion design Hussein Chalayan continues to wow with his elaborate computer-controlled morphing dresses. He unveiled a video dress in Milan, which displays a time-lapse sequence of a rose opening and closing with the help of 15,000 LEDs that are embedded in the fabric.
This video provides step-by-step instructions and a few clever tweaks for alternate uses of this CD Spindle hacks. The bagel holder, for example, becomes a sandwich caddy with an extra cut, and the cable organizer becomes a rope and cable dispenser with a couple of small adjustments.
Via [Instructable] & [Core77] & [Lifehacker]
Octopuses are highly intelligent and probably more intelligent than any other invertebrates. They have an amazing ability to squeeze through tiny crevices, cracks and holes. Observe this octopus sneak its way out of a 1 inch hole.
If, like me, you shout at your oven when your pizza is burned, you’ll like Blendie, a voice controlled blender designed by MIT Media Lab’s Kelly Dobson. Click on the link below to watch a video demonstration, it’s hilarious!
In 1986, when Simon Henwood finished his studies of mixed art, painting, animation and illustration at Exter College in London, he didn’t waste time and made many exhibitions around the world: California, Japon, New York… He expresses himself in various mediums such as painting, film animation and magazines illustration. His latest work is the new video for The Delays, which will be released in February 2006. The video is a psychedelic trip through dozens worlds which features a colourful cast of characters which evolve in a giant mechanical labyrinth.