Thursday, March 31, 2011
"World That Was" table designed by Potion for the Los Angeles Museum of the Holocaust. Hundreds of photographs swim on the table until chosen by visitors. The table then displays the story of the people in the photos. Via.
Looks like this is going to be Thomas Allen's new cover for The Eyre Affair: A Thursday Next Novel:
Even his WIP photos are great:
*Previously: One of Our Thursdays is Missing cover by Thomas Allen.
Home from Afghanistan, an Airman wakes his brother. Via Reddit.
Wednesday, March 30, 2011
Weighted Companion Cube casemod. Here's a detailed thread on how it was made.
Which makes this a good time to post the two recent and very funny Portal 2 ads:
(Did you know that bloggers were paid to post those videos? I'm not sure why the company went to the trouble because the ads are plenty good enough that bloggers should have wanted to post them for free.)
Finally, Think Geek has a variety of Portal goods, including this Portal 2 poster:
The Gleaners (Des glaneuses) is an oil painting by Jean-François Millet completed in 1857. It depicts three peasant women gleaning a field of stray grains of wheat after the harvest. The painting is famous for featuring in a sympathetic way what were then the lowest ranks of rural society; this was received poorly by the French upper classes. The Gleaners was also the inspiration for the name of the Gleaner Manufacturing Company.Banksy:
Here's a similar concept. (The exhibit's from a few years ago, but new to me.) Via.
*Previously: Banksy Lego Cubedude.
Posted by John at 4:19 PM