Archive for December, 2010

The reincarnation of the cosmos…

We creatures are not the only things that are busy reincarnating…


Circular patterns in the universe’s pervasive background radiation suggest the Big Bang was only the latest of many



Most cosmologists trace the birth of the universe to the Big Bang 13.7 billion years ago. But a new analysis of the relic radiation generated by that explosive event suggests the universe got its start eons earlier and has cycled through myriad episodes of birth and death, with the Big Bang merely the most recent in a series of starting guns…

For the complete article click here.


Antikythera mechanism, reconstructed

If you have ever suspected that ancient civilizations were more advanced than we can ever imagine, you may be interested in the incredibly mysterious Antikythera mechanism.

The following is a video that will intrigue and impress you for several reasons! Did you know that the device was a computer for predicting eclipses and that, when reconstructed, it actually works?



Future Mysteries Submerged…

This art is so otherworldy – I imagine a day far in the future when our ancestors will discover these forms underwater and create a wonderful narrative about their creation. Hopefully the art will stand the test of time, but as you can see by the photograph below, nature has already added her own majestic, exotic touch…

Drowning Beautiful (from Two Four Flinching)

Sometimes an artist creates something so beautifully simple that it takes your breath away…. literally. (hack line – couldn’t help it) Artist Jason de Caires Taylor creates life-size cement sculptures of people and submerges them into the waters of South America. As time passes the sculptures become part of the underwater landscape and slowly become artificial reefs ripe with marine life. The process of experiencing artwork out of a traditional gallery and underwater is described with intimately vivid detail on his site. Absolutely incredible execution merging art, life and the wild seas into an ever-evolving textured aesthetic that will hopefully stand the test of time….

For the rest of the article and a series of incredible photos, click here.


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