Apr 28, 2012

The Roland TR-808 Drum Machine

The sounds of the Roland TR-808 drum machine inspire musicians around the world, even though the device hasn’t been made since 1984 and most of its avid users have never actually seen one.

Talking Heads Going Chinese

MATTEO covers Talking Heads 'This Must Be The Place' on Chinese instruments.

New York Subway By Stanley Kubrick

This collection of vintage photographs were shot in the 40s using a hidden camera placed inside Kubrick's coat and give us a candid look at life on the New York subway.


Kwes 'Bashful'

Electro music by Kwes, 'Bashful'.

White Man's Dick

White Man's Dick with Susan Sarandon. A dildo on a belt.

The Unite Women Organization


Nicki Minaj 'Starships'

Music video by Nicki Minaj performing Starships.

Face Perception - The Thatcher Effect

Demonstrating the Thatcher Effect, which is the illusion of angles when viewing a face and how the mind reads a face.

Even though the eyes and mouth are upside down (right-side up when the face is upside down) we still perceive the face as rather normal until it is flipped around.



Cool Dad?

Cool dad? Cool kids. Always when I sing-a-long or talk to myself my daughter is looking at me in a very strange way. No sing-a-long with her (... she's 14 ...).

Don't Look Down

When this luxury penthouse in Guadalajara, Mexico was remodeled in 2006, an unused elevator shaft was converted into a glass-floored bathroom. Visitors to the bathroom can look down the elevator shaft—15 stories down. The penthouse was designed by Guadalajara-based Hernandez Silva Arquitectos.


Samuel L. Jackson vs Siri

Actor Samuel L. Jackson recently starred in a commercial for iPhone 4S where he’s conversing with Siri as he’s making dinner. In response, Slacktory has created Samuel L. Jackson’s Real Siri Ad, a very funny video where Pulp Fiction‘s Jules Winnfield (Samuel L. Jackson) talks to Siri in a much different manner.




Klouchebag - The Standard for Asshattery, a parody on Klout. Klouchebag measures how much of an asshat you are on Twitter.

Apr 27, 2012

Scent Of Departure

Smell like your favorite city. Perfumer Gérald Ghislain and designer Magalie Sénéquier created perfume souvenirs that ‘catch the essence of your travel’.


Apr 26, 2012

Mario Shoes

Custom painted Mario wedge shoes by Kristina Leigh. A definite WANT!


Surveillance During Cold War

These snapshots of the residents of Cold War-era Prague were taken clandestinely by the Surveillance Directorate of Czechoslovakia’s secret police (StB) between 1969 and 1989.


Kaleidoscope Dance


Dancers + camera + kaleidoscope = this infinitely gorgeous short video. It's made for TEDxSummit, an unprecedented gathering of TEDx organizers from around the world, and the video celebrates 'the power of x' to multiply great ideas. By agency: WE ARE Pi.

Food Rap

What's Cookin'? - The latest short from production duo BankShot with music by DJ Nick Castle finds a stop-motion film that shows everything from pancakes and bacon to a green pepper with a platinum grill lip-synching along to classic lines from Biggie Smalls, Guru, Raekwon, Q-Tip, Action Bronson, Method Man and a whole lot more notable emcees.

I Believe In My Smellf

The new Old Spice: I Can Do Anything. Still funny. But I miss Him.

Poo WiFi

Poo WiFi in Mexico (I think). Put the dog poo in a special Terra container and you get free WiFi. Is this a joke or is this for real? I mean, you can put everything in these containers.

28 Days Later

28 Days Later is a UK forum where you can read personal accounts from urban explorers + ofcourse the beautiful photo's.


Hanksy Is Back

"One person's vandalism can be seen as another's artistic expression."


Cristiano Ronaldo vs Rafa Nadal

Two of the world's biggest athletes go head-to-head in a battle of explosive speed, in this Nike Football commercial. On-court, Rafael Nadal's supremacy is almost unrivalled. But against Cristiano Ronaldo and the new Mercurial Vapor VIII, he faces a challenge like never before.

Lonely Boy On Spoons

Deb 'Spoons' Perry Does The Black Keys, 'Lonely Boy'. Terrific!

Texting Re-Invented

Nice! Moleskin Notebook that shoots messages across the room. In honor of the 20th anniversary of the text message, Moleskine has created a different kind of SMS—the Shooting Message System. Instead of wirelessly sending SMS messages, you can fling little notes across the room.