Kaleidoscopic Modern Origami by Ekaterina Lukasheva

These kaleidoscopic modular origami and Kusudama are by Moscow-based paper artist and designer Ekaterina Lukasheva.

Both the traditional paper sphere technique and the more complicated designs like modular tessellations, require an highly understanding of math and geometry to guarantee a perfect final result.

Graduate with honors from Moscow State Lomonosov University as a mathematician and programmer, Ekaterina  has authored several DIY books of her own original designs.

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New Whimsical Artworks of Jon Juarez

Jon Juarez (previously) is an illustrator and animator from Spain.
In his new colorful artworks Juarez represents natural landscapes, modern cities and dreamy surrealistic scenes.

“I wasn’t raised by wolfs… but it would have been nice. The pens and pencils brought me back to the civilization, it crashed to me. And by vengeance, I give it words, scrawls and disorder. Now, I will write and draw until graphite and ink give me back my wildness.” Jon Juarez

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Museum of the Moon by Luke Jerram

Museum of the Moon is a touring installation by UK artist Luke Jerram.

This lunar project is a 23-foot replicas (7 metres in diameter) of the moon and it features 120dpi detailed NASA imagery of the lunar surface.

This installation has travelled in public spaces ranging from China and Finland to the United Arab Emirates and Australia accompanied by surround sound composition created by BAFTA and Ivor Novello award winning composer Dan Jones.

Museum of the Moon allows us to observe and contemplate cultural similarities and differences around the world,  and consider the latest moon science. Depending on where the artwork is presented, its meaning and interpretation will shift.”  Luke Jerram

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Song of the Day: Am I Wrong by Keb’ Mo’

“Am I wrong” is a song by Delta blues musician Keb’ Mo’ from his second studio album Keb’ Mo’.

Kevin Roosevelt Moore, known as Keb’ Mo’, is four-time Grammy Award winner known for an unique post-modern blues style influenced by many eras and genres, including folk, rock, jazz, pop and country.

Lyrics:

Am I wrong, fallin’ in love with you
Tell me am I wrong, well, fallin’ in love with you
While your other man was out there
Cheatin’ and lyin’, steppin’ all over you
Uh – Sweet thing
Tell me am I wrong, holdin’ on to you so tight
Tell me, tell me, am I wrong, holdin’ on to you so tight
If your other man come to claim you
He’d better be ready, ready for a long long fight
Well I gotta be strong, well I know you’re dependin’ on me
You know I gotta be strong, I know you’re dependin’ on me
To give you all of my attention
All of my time, and all of the love you need
Oh tell me, am I wrong tryin’ to hold on to you
Tell me am I wrong, tryin’ to hold on to you
I just wanna make a home for you baby,
And all of your children too
Tell me am I wrong, fallin’ in love with you
Gotta tell me am I wrong, fallin’ in love with you
While your other man was out there,
Cheatin’ and lyin’, steppin’ all over you
While your other man was out there,
Cheatin’ and lyin’, steppin’ all over you

Songwriters: Kevin Moore
Am I Wrong lyrics © Warner/Chappell Music, Inc, The Bicycle Music Company

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Sp!n: the Spinning Top Koma with a Surprise Effect

This is Sp!n, the new spinning top from Japanese brand +d.
Designed by Jordi Lopez Aguilo and made in Japan, the ‘KOMA’ spinning top creates an optical illusion of levitation and reveals an exclamation point when you spin it.

Inspired by the atomic molecules and electromagnetism, it can be spun both right-side-up and upside-down.

The use of the spin top is mesmerizing and frees your mind.

Sp!n /  Jordi Lopez Aguilo

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Greek Mythology by Stephanie Son

These eye-catching artistic interpretations of greek myths are by Stephanie Son, illustrator and designer based in Seoul.

Discover her incredible world: Webiste / Tumblr / @eaumohtz

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Would You Dare Ride the Tallest Outdoor Elevator in the World?

According to Guinness World Records, the incredible Bailong Elevator in Hunan, China, is the tallest outdoor lift or elevatori in the world, it’s name means literally “Hundred Dragons Elevator”.

The glass elevator rises 326 meters (1,070 ft) up a huge cliff in the Wulingyuan area of Zhangjiajie, People’s Republic of China

The elevator has been open to the public since May of 2002 and ascending the structure takes a full minute and a half, more or less.” via [InterestingEngineering]

 

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Cosmic Hues and Incredible Details in Pencil Drawings by Georgina Kreutzer

These vibrant, hyperrealistic pencil drawings are by Australian artist Georgina Kreutzer.
Kreutzer uses a combination of watercolor paints and colored pencils to create a series of drawings with cosmic hues and incredible details.

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Famous Historical Paintings of Flowers Recreated in Real Life by Makoto Azuma

Drop Time” is an exhibition by Japanese flower artist Makoto Azuma in collaboration with the Pola Museum of Art in Hakone.
For the past 3 years Makoto Azuma has been creating these duplicates of famous flower paintings using real flowers.

Azuma has chosen 3 bouquets from paintings housed in the Pola Museum of Art’s collection (one by Renoir, another by Odilon Redon and a third by Kuroda Seiki) and created an incredible video that begins with the original painting and then morphs into the real bouquet as it begins to wilt.

The exhibition “Drop Time” will be on display at the Pola Museum of Art now through March 17, 2019.

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Song of the Day: Worldwide Choppers by Tech N9ne (feat Busta Rhymes, Ceza, D-Loc, JL B.Hood, Twista, Twisted Insane, U$O and Yelawolf)

“Worldwide Choppers” is a multilingual song (that includes English, Danish and Turkish) by American rapper Tech N9ne featuring Busta Rhymes, Ceza (Turkish lyrics), D-Loc, JL B.Hood, Twista, Twisted Insane, U$O (Danish lyrics) and Yelawolf.

This powerful song is noted for its breakneck flows packing rhythmic, rapid-fire rap.

Lyrics on Genius.

The word “chopper” refers to a genre of fast-paced rap, a style of Midwest hip hop called indeed chopper. This “chopper style” was popularized by Tech N9ne  among his fan base in the late 1990s.

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