Monthly Archives: June 2014

Future Library

Future Library is a public art project by Scottish artist Katie Paterson, which will slowly unfold over the next 100 years in the city of Oslo, Norway.A thousand trees have been planted in Normarka, a forest just outside Oslo. It … Continue reading

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North Atlantic Skies

There is something soothing about this very neat short 3D visualization of planes crossing the North Atlantic during a 24 hour period. The video was produced by NATS—a provider of air traffic control services in Europe.

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Lost Tracks

I’m a dewy-eyed sentimentalist when it comes to old fashioned steam trains, but photographer Matthew Malkiewicz has an enduring passion for the historic locomotives of the 19th and 20th centuries. He travels North America in his spare time capturing the … Continue reading

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Sirens of the Lambs

First seen on the streets of New York City last year, Banksy’s moving piece “Sirens of the Lambs” has surfaced this week at England’s famous Glastonbury Festival. According to the anonymous street artist, the recreated version—the original was impounded by … Continue reading

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Thank You For Flying…

Warning: NSFW, language and violence (really) H/T to reader K.Singh This way over the top video is a sharp parody of flying today. It’s a biting spoof on the bitter realities of air travel, with a mix of universal truths … Continue reading

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Murakami, more is not enough

Suzanne Dean, the Creative Director of Random House in London, designed the new book jacket for Haruki Murakami’s new novel Colorless Tsukuru Tazaki and His Years of Pilgrimage, which includes a sheet of stickers so readers can redesign their own … Continue reading

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Travel In Comfort

When I’m on the road I like to dress casually and comfortably, but this dude has taken it to a new level. The anonymous guy, known only as “Mr. Bathrobe Crusader”, has been visiting the sights around Europe for the … Continue reading

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My friends and I were couchsurfing long before the term was coined—we just called it crashing. But it’s exciting to see how the internet has made it possible for people to people connections throughout the world. Italian photographer Gabriele Galimberti’s … Continue reading

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Dublin Just Got Cheaper

It just became a lot less expensive and much simpler for visitors to get around Dublin, Ireland. Tourists can purchase the new Leap Card for visitors that offers 72 hours of travel on the LUAS tram network, DART trains, short … Continue reading

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About Murakami

New York psychologist, writer and animator Ilana Simons created this terrific short animated film called “About Haruki Murakami” to celebrate everyone’s favorite Japanese writer. Well, he’s my favorite, any way.

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