There used to be an exciting anticipation with pre-digital photography: You hit the shutter button, then waited hours or days to see how the film came out. Digital photography has wiped that out with screens delivering instant gratification.
However, some photographers that shoot digital, like Xavi Bou, still have to wait to see what they captured. Bou uses the technique of chronophotography, in which dozens of shots are layered in postproduction, to produce his "Ornitographies" series capturing the flights of birds. The results are pretty stunning:
You can make most of these with cut-offs and minimal hardware
The weather's getting nice, which means soon we'll all be back to drinking alcohol out-of-doors. Why not class up your back-alley dice game with a handsome booze caddy? No matter what your poison, you can create something to make toting it around look like less of a degenerate activity. Beer:Shots:Wine
Steven M. Johnson's "Patent Depending" series of inventions range from social commentary to plain ol' bizarre, and they always give us a laugh. So we've contracted him to let us publish one every week.
The Neurotransmitter 3000 responds to your body's pulse rate, temperature and muscle tension
Your average County Fair amusement park ride is controlled by some ex-con pushing a joystick and looking forward to his next cigarette break. But what if riders could control the machine themselves, in a hands-free way? Artist/designer Daniel de Bruin has actually developed such a machine. The Neurotransmitter 3000, which