Link is a 2 year old rescue dog from California who has never seen snow until today. September 8th is early to have snow in Calgary.
Canadian artist Maskull Lasserre (see previously) created these menacing weaponized object sculptures back in 2013. The sculptures are inspired by his experiences in Afghanistan while taking part in the Canadian Forces Artists Program in 2010. The series includes “Overture,” a playable violin on a machine gun-style armored tripod, and “SAFE,” a thoroughly intimidating “up-armored” 1940s-era safe that contains a seat for a single occupant.
photos via Maskull Lasserre
“Trucker’s Hitch” is a new music video by the Norwegian comedy duo Ylvis (see previously) about the difficulty of tying knots. Specifically, the trucker’s hitch knot. The single is currently available to purchase on iTunes.
We previously wrote about Ylvis’ previous hit “The Fox (What Does The Fox Say?)” in 2013.
Abstract shapes transform seamlessly into an array of colorful patterns and forms in the short animation “Geometric” by motion graphics designer Al Boardman. The vaguely logo-like feel of the various shapes hints at Boardman’s primary job — creating videos and animated GIFs for companies, charities, and TV.
GIFs by Al Boardman
via Boing Boing
Botanical spells used by practitioners of witchcraft are displayed as colorful floral arrangements in the photo series “Book of Shadows” by Amelia Bauer. The floral arrangements were created by artist Elizabeth Parks Kibbey.
photos by Amelia Bauer
via Feature Shoot
Six Colors is a new site by former Macworld lead editor Jason Snell — where he served for over a decade — that focuses on coverage of Apple as well as other technology companies. The name of the site traces back to an old saying.
Back in the olden days, Apple’s logo featured a rainbow of six colors. Longtime Apple fans and employees used to say that if you cut them, they would “bleed six colors.”