arts 04.27.16

Hump Day

On the Hydraulic Press Channel, golf balls, fruit salad, Lego pieces and a rubber-band ball all meet their end in a highly-compressed and/or extruded state.

We have mixed feelings about Next Rembrandt. Yes, cool—in an academic way—to create a new Rembrandt using data extracted from his actual works. On the other hand, art is, definitionally, not programmable. This is closer to parody without the laughs.


A Tubular Glass House that may get built in Kazakhstan.

Impossible Winter Cabin—an illusion.

Gentrification of the Woods, aka cabin porn, continues to capture imaginations. Pictured, the forest getaway of photographer Nick Olson and designer Lilah Horwitz in the mountains of West Virginia.

Houseplant Treehouse

Animals repopulate the Chernobyl Exclusion Zone.

Lonely Planet tracks notable Toilets around the world like the Felix Bar loo in the Hong Kong Peninsula.

There was a time when travel to Canada was branded beautifully, judging by these images from the new book Canadian Pacific: Creating a Brand, Building a Nation. Now a poster of Justin Trudeau is all you need.

People Who Accidentally Dressed Like Their Surroundings

The ingenious David Zinn brings humor and whimsy to chalk street art.
[via: Web Urbanist]

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