Box: A Remarkable Work of Projection-Mapping

At the end of this video is a quote by Arthur C. Clarke who said that any sufficiently advanced technology is indistinguishable from magic. A very fitting statement as throughout the clip I had a hard time deciphering what my eyes were actually seeing. Made by Bot & Dolly, a design and engineering studio that specializes in automation, robotics, and filmmaking, Box explores the synthesis of real and digital space through projection-mapping onto moving surfaces. The short film documents a live performance, captured entirely in camera. Read more...

Illustrations of 11 Words with No English Equivalent

Anyone ever tell you a joke that was so bad you couldn’t help but laugh, and then wish there was a word you could use to describe the situation? Well now you can. There are a whole bunch of foreign words that have no English equivalent, and untranslatable words have been a Tumblr and Reddit mainstay, but now you can add eleven more words to those lists with descriptive and vivid illustrations by Ella Frances Sanders. Check out the other ten below. Read more...

Nike Air Trainer 2 Premium ‘Black/Persian Violet-White’

Nike utilizes the most recognizable original colourway of the Air Max BW for an upcoming Air Trainer 2. The classic cross training show sports premium materials on the upper and features a black/persian violet-white colourway with a speckled midsole. They’re quickstrikes and they drop tomorrow at select retailers including Caliroots. More images below. Read more...

Daily Video: Fuck Buttons “Brainfreeze”

Bristol’s electronic duo, Fuck Buttons drops the second single off their upcoming third album, Slow Focus. The video for Brainfreeze was directed by one half of the band, Andrew Hung, and consists of disturbing portraits than contort into alien figures. Read more...

For the Love of Mountains

Check out a cool two-minute animated video that details some stats from some of the most well-known mountains around the World. I figured by now the summit of every mountain had been conquered, but the Gangkhar Puensum in Tibet is the highest unclimbed mountain at 7570 meters tall. There are some other interesting stats I was unaware of but I won’t spoil all the fun. Watch the video above. Read more...