Wednesday, July 23, 2014

Tree of 40 Fruit

via Sam Van Aken

"The Tree of 40 Fruit is an ongoing series of hybridized fruit trees by contemporary artist Sam Van Aken. Each unique Tree of 40 Fruit grows over forty different types of stone fruit including peaches, plums, apricots, nectarines, cherries, and almonds. Sculpted through the process of grafting, the Tree of 40 Fruit blossom in variegated tones of pink, crimson and white in spring, and in summer bear a multitude of fruit. Primarily composed of native and antique varieties the Tree of 40 Fruit are a form of conversation, preserving heirloom stone fruit varieties that are not commercially produced or available."

Monday, July 21, 2014

Free Fall Ride

Published on Jul 17, 2014 Theme Park Review

"'Nothing but a net!' - This INSANE nearly 100 foot total free fall at 55MPH is one of the most CRAZY rides on the planet! There is NOTHING between you and the net below!

This version of the ride is called "Sky Tower" and is located at Tivoli Friheden in Denmark."

4.5 Million Baby-Blue-Eyes Blossoms in Hitashi Japan & The Blue Tulip Road

via BoredPanda

How to Make a Synthesizer

With the Waldorf Streichfett.

Sunday, July 20, 2014

Carving the Eiffel Tower in a Pencil

Published on Feb 12, 2014

Students of Kamla Raheja Vidhyanidhi Institute for Architectural and Environmental Studies
Pencil carving:Lead role: Vilas lakkabathini
Helpful Vendor: Jayant Khedekar
Lil girl: Abhita Lakkabathini
DOP:Ginny Moolya
Camera man : Gautam Indulkar
Support: Akshay Chikhalkar, Jayesh More
Conceptual Direction by : Sachin Badhe Music by: LAKSHYAM CREATION

Thursday, July 17, 2014

Rainbow Wasp

The Cuckoo wasp.

"Commonly known as cuckoo wasps, the hymenopteran family Chrysididae is a very large cosmopolitan group (over 3000 described species) of parasitoid or kleptoparasitic wasps, often highly sculptured, with brilliantly colored metallic-like bodies. They are most diverse in desert regions of the world, as they are typically associated with solitary bee and wasp species, which are also most diverse in such areas."