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Chiharu Shiota

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September 21st, 2010

kanazawa1 Chiharu Shiota

Alright, I’m going a little bit mainstream here as I stumbled upon this artist whilst reading Vogue (I was at a hair salon. Beauty magazines happen). But for once in my life, I was actually pleased that whilst flipping among various ads of half-naked women, I found a little mini article on Chiharu Shiota’s installation entitled ‘Room of Memory’. [ Continue Reading ]

Coloured Fish Skeletons

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August 24th, 2010

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What can you really say about coloured fish skeletons? Really. Japanese scientists have found a way to make a dead animal’s flesh and muscles transparent and then they discovered how to dye the skeletal systems various colours. Is it art? Is it science? Does it straddle the two, beautifully proving some guy in a lab’s theory of something or other while looking pretty cool in the meantime? These would make interesting conversation pieces atop the mantle or put up by the hundreds on little shelves on the wall.

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April 23rd, 2010

supa3 296x400 SUPAKITCH!An artist who is actually profiting? I thought that no longer existed! [ Continue Reading ]

RZA & the Hunt for the Chi Kung Blade

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February 15th, 2010

rza 585x332 RZA & the Hunt for the Chi Kung BladeHitting. Sound tearing the fabric of space. Slicing. Chess pieces boxing one another. Shattering philosophies. Bubbling tea. The RZA. Sensai of the Wu. Do you know him? You should. If you don’t. Then I’m sorry that you suck so much for never really knowing just how deep and powerful HIP-HOP once was. [ Continue Reading ]

Existence of Light

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November 5th, 2009

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When I think NEON, I think bad 80s; headbands, socks, jelly shoes, jelly bracelets, and Hyper T-shirts.  But Japanese painter, Que Houxo, adds depth to his NEON paintings.

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Master The Electone, Replace Band Mates

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August 24th, 2009

stamin front Master The Electone, Replace Band MatesElectone is the trademark used for electronic organs produced by Yamaha. But it is really so much more than just a creepy looking synthesizer, in the right hands it can pretty much replace the whole band. Playing the Electone is a physically engaging activity requiring considerable dexterity and coordination. A one man band seems more realistic than ever. Check out the videos after the break and you will be blown away by what this instrument can do, in the right hands of course… [ Continue Reading ]

Massage your skull and look like an idiot

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October 7th, 2008

head massager kenzan 2 409x300 Massage your skull and look like an idiot

Lice? Dandruff? Dirty skull? Girlfriend too lazy to massage your skull?  Whatever the reason is, we all enjoy receiving a head massage, but all know too well how hard it is to get one. Well there is a solution, its the feisty little thing above, might look stupid but definitely looks like it can get the job done.  Buy it here