Metal sensors help capture a person’s inner vibe inside a specially-designed “dome” that looks like a small spaceship, wherein energy can be viably concentrated. Using a hand-modified Polaroid camera, the wavelengths of a sitter’s spirit are translated into vibrant and otherworldly colors.
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A “self-portrait” by humanoid robot Sophia, who “interpreted” a depiction of her own face, has sold at auction for over $688,000.
In the 10 years since Chris Torres created Nyan Cat, an animated flying cat with a Pop-Tart body leaving a rainbow trail, the meme has been viewed and shared across the web hundreds of millions of times. On Thursday, he put a one-of-a-kind version of it up for sale on Foundation, a website for buying and selling digital goods. In the final hour of the auction, there was a bidding war. Nyan Cat was sold to a user identified only by a cryptocurrency wallet number. The price? Roughly $580,000. From a report:
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City Of Pittsburgh Investing $800K In Public Art, Searching For Artists For 18 Projects – CBS Pittsburgh
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In the two World Wars, painters were deployed to create optical illusions. Matthew Wilson explores how a camouflage unit and a ‘Ghost Army’ helped lead the Allies to victory.
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Hulton Archive/Getty ImagesCave paintings could be more than just art.Researchers have discovered that ancient cave paintings in Europe depict star constellations
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The most unusual colors from Harvard’s storied pigment library include beetle extracts, poisonous metals, and human mummies.
Over 20 years later, why I can’t forget Cronenberg’s immersive vision… more than ever.
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Learning how to draw optical illusions can be a great way experiment with shapes and colors. Create your own optical illusions with this simple tutorial!
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