Archive for September, 2013

I Am Legion


i-am-legionI Am Legion is a collaboration between the British hip-hop/dubstep group Foreign Beggars and the Dutch electro trio Noisia. After recently releasing their self titled first album, I Am Legion is now currently touring Europe. (more…)

Street Artist: Smug


smug8Smug is an Australian born street artist based in Glasgow, Scotland. Like many other street artists Smug started as a kid doing graffiti. Now using spray paint he creates very realistic often humorous murals, sometimes featuring famous characters. (more…)

Lost in Translation: Top 10 funny sign translations


hand-grenadeThere are signs all around us. They tell us what we can and can’t do, what options we have, where to go and where not to go, what there is to eat and more. But since we all don’t speak the same language we sometimes need to translate them for others to understand. Languages can be vastly different and if the person doing the translation isn’t fluent in both languages the results can be not only confusing, but also hilarious. Check out these 10 funny translated signs. (more…)

50th Anniversary of the Lava Lamp


Images courtesy of Anthony Vos.

While having a pint at Queen’s Head pub in England, Edward Craven Walker inspired by an oil and water-based egg timer, invented a cultural icon known as the Lava Lamp in 1963. Two years later at a trade show in Brussels Adolph Wertheimer and his business partner William M. Rubinstein bought the rights to manufacture and sell it in the US as the “Lava Lite”. (more…)

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