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Visual of Fake-for-Real Fur from Imaginary Animals

Fake-for-Real Fur from Imaginary Animals

WWF teams up with designers to produce fur from imaginary animals

Visual of Fake-for-Real: Octopus Lips

Fake-for-Real: Octopus Lips

A recent lip filler trend blew up on social media. 'Devil lips' , or Octopus lips, have attracted divided opinion online. When the body modification hit Instagram, some spectators …

Visual of Fake-for-Real: Who Is Lil Miquela?

Fake-for-Real: Who Is Lil Miquela?

This Instagram model makes her fans wondering whether she is fake or real.

Visual of Fake for Real Memory Game

Fake for Real Memory Game

The Fake for Real Memory Game consists of 60 cards that playfully visualize the classical theme of Fake vs Real. Is everything that was once directly experienced in our media …

Visual of Fake for Real: A Memory Game about Reality

Fake for Real: A Memory Game about Reality

The Fake for Real Memory Game playfully visualizes the classical theme of Fake vs Real. Is everything that was once directly experienced, in our media society now replaced by …

Visual of Fake for Real: Everyday Acting

Fake for Real: Everyday Acting

Was it real, or is she just trying to please me? Let’s face it: men are secretly insecure, because with women you just can’t tell! The classic romantic comedy When Harry Met Sally …

Visual of Fake for Real: Disasters like from a Movie

Fake for Real: Disasters like from a Movie

Two disasters in New York, with the Emirpe state in view. In The Day After Tomorrow, a Hollywood blockbuster about climate change, New York is submerged by a catastrophic flood. …

Visual of Fake for Real: The Real Life of flat Characters

Fake for Real: The Real Life of flat Characters

Cartoon characters fuel our imagination. For the duration of the book or movie, they supply us with an alternative playful identity; an escape from the dull monotonous everyday …

Visual of Fake for Real: Image Consumption

Fake for Real: Image Consumption

Hey! That muddy, greasy burger on my plate isn't the firm, fresh, delicious one I picked out from the advertisements above the counter, is it? I vividly remember my first visit to …

Visual of Fake for Real: The Photoshop Reporters

Fake for Real: The Photoshop Reporters

When the former football star and actor OJ Simpson was arrested for the murder of his ex-wife and her friend, both Newsweek and Time Magazine used the police mug shot on their …

Visual of Fake for Real: Toys are Us

Fake for Real: Toys are Us

Play can be a wonderful way to learn new things. Even young lions obtain their predatory skills through play. Don't worry - it's only a game! Humor can bring relief in tense …

Visual of Fake for Real: Dressed for Faith

Fake for Real: Dressed for Faith

Both men pictured have a strong fan base of believers and skeptics. Saint Nicholas, patron saint of children, visits various countries at the end of each year for a gift-giving …

Visual of Fake for Real: Fantasy Castle

Fake for Real: Fantasy Castle

Disney's Sleeping Beauty Castle could be the single best-loved structure in the world. Ever wondered where Walt Disney got his enchanting fairytale aesthetic? The castle, which …

Visual of Louis Vuitton VS Fake for Real

Louis Vuitton VS Fake for Real

The Fake for Real Memory Game – consisting of 60 cards that playfully visualize the classical theme of fake and real in our society – has temporarily been taken offline due to …

Visual of Fake for Real: Actress Plays Virtual Character

Fake for Real: Actress Plays Virtual Character

Tomb Raider, featuring superwoman Lara Croft, was one of the most successful video games of its generation. Although many computer games had previously been created as spin-offs …

Visual of Fake for Real: World View

Fake for Real: World View

In ancient times, heroes like Marco Polo and Christopher Columbus explored unknown territories of the globe. The climax of these terrestrial explorations was reached at the …

Visual of Fake for Real: Man in the Mirror

Fake for Real: Man in the Mirror

Some days when we look in the mirror we like what we see, some days less so. Would it not be great to be able to tweak the image a bit? After all, it is our main manifestation to …

Visual of Fake for Real: White House

Fake for Real: White House

The White House, seat and symbol of the US government, is built in a Roman style, which was in turn inspired by Greek architecture. At left, we see it applied in the Villa …

Visual of Fake for Real: Design for the Masses

Fake for Real: Design for the Masses

The delicate armchair depicted at left is a Finnish design created in 1931-1932 by architect and designer Alvar Aalto (1898-1976), who in Scandinavia is sometimes called the …

Visual of Fake for Real: Is that coffee you're drinking?

Fake for Real: Is that coffee you're drinking?

Creating the perfect cup of espresso used to be an art form in itself. The beans had to be ground to exactly the right coarseness and the water pressure precisely controlled to …

Visual of Fake for Real: The Money Matrix

Fake for Real: The Money Matrix

It's fascinating how stock traders can get so excited about a few abstract numbers on an electronic display. These numbers represent real money, and every small fluctuation can …

Visual of Fake for Real: QWERTY, the Right Order

Fake for Real: QWERTY, the Right Order

Did you ever wonder why the letters on the keyboard are in the order they are? The reason for QWERTY goes way back. This order was chosen to reduce the probability that mechanical …

Visual of Fake for Real: Romantic Sunsets

Fake for Real: Romantic Sunsets

Sunsets are loved by people all around the globe. Could this universal aesthetic preference be linked to a deeply rooted understanding of the sunset's importance? Life on earth …

Visual of Fake for Real: Sim City

Fake for Real: Sim City

At right is a picture of the city of Toronto seen from a 45-degree angle. At left is a screen shot from the computer game Sim City, in which the player's objective is to develop …

Visual of Fake for Real: Virtual Miss

Fake for Real: Virtual Miss

Which of these women do you think is more beautiful? At the 2002 Miss Germany pageant, the eight finalists were photographed from the same angle without makeup. The portraits were …

Visual of Fake for Real: Walking Leaf

Fake for Real: Walking Leaf

Almost by default, we associate simulation with modern media: games and virtual reality. But what about the Phyllium giganteum ? It is not a leaf but an insect disguised as one. …

Visual of Fake for Real: Ceci n'est pas une Montagne

Fake for Real: Ceci n'est pas une Montagne

Ask a child to draw a mountain and you will get something like the Matterhorn. The shape of this famous mountain, situated on the Swiss-Italian border in the Alps, is one of the …

Visual of Fake for Real: Dolly, the Cloned Sheep

Fake for Real: Dolly, the Cloned Sheep

Remember Dolly, the first mammal to be successfully cloned from an adult somatic cell? Her birth was announced in 1997. People tend to see clones as exact copies of the originals, …

Visual of Fake for Real: The most famous reproduction

Fake for Real: The most famous reproduction

The Mona Lisa is the most famous painting in the world. Just about everyone knows the mysteriously smiling lady. But how many of us have actually been to the Louvre to see it with …

Visual of Fake for Real: Can You Taste the Difference?

Fake for Real: Can You Taste the Difference?

You can't beat the real thing, but then again, some generations seem to prefer the other choice. Competition between cola brands goes back a long time. Over the years, the two …

Visual of Fake for Real: Digital Trashcan

Fake for Real: Digital Trashcan

At the beginning of the digital era, several metaphors from the physical world were transferred to the digital environment in order to make, otherwise incomprehensible, technology …

Visual of Fake for Real: Phone Trees

Fake for Real: Phone Trees

For a long time in the history of painting, the landscape functioned merely as a backdrop for people, buildings or symbols. But in the 17th century, artists started making …

Visual of Fake for Real: Redefining Nemo

Fake for Real: Redefining Nemo

After having seen Disney's blockbuster 'Finding Nemo', every scuba diver that happens to meets with the original white orange striped clownfish underwater, will unmistakable think …

Visual of Fake for Real: Reflections in the Cave

Fake for Real: Reflections in the Cave

The Lascaux cave conserves some of the first images created by man, dating back to around 15,000 BC. The depiction of large animals on the cave walls is considered as a …

Visual of Fake for Real: Cartoon Rats

Fake for Real: Cartoon Rats

In 2000 on a Japanese auction site , 20 real live Pokemon Pikachus were offered for 925 million dollars. Roughly translated: We capture each one after your order, so we guarantee …

Visual of Fake for Real

Fake for Real

Fakeness has long been associated with inferiority. Fake Rolexes that break in two weeks, plastic Christmas trees, leaky silicone breasts that cause cancer, imitation caviar. Even …

Visual of Fake for Real video

Fake for Real video

Video of the Fake for Real Memory Game , presented by Hendrik-Jan Grievink & Koert van Mensvoort at the Style First exhibition in the museum Mudac , Lausanne, Switzerland. …

Visual of How to get rid of 2400 memory games

How to get rid of 2400 memory games

The Fake for Real memory game was sold in a stylish box with a pattern resembling the internationally known and faked Louis Vuitton pattern. The LV pattern was ironically mimicked …

Visual of I’ll Take A Variety of Fried Gadgets, Please

I’ll Take A Variety of Fried Gadgets, Please

Is a deep-fried iPad as unhealthy as a McDonald's meal?

Visual of The Search for the

The Search for the "Real" Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving is fake-for-real. While it's true that there was a minor harvest feast in 1621, held by English immigrants and Wampanoag Indians, the event was never celebrated …

Visual of The Chinese Museum with 100% Fake Art

The Chinese Museum with 100% Fake Art

New wealth and old laws mean that China is awash in forged artwork.

Visual of Welcome in the Real Unreality

Welcome in the Real Unreality

This Sunday next nature maven Koert van Mensvoort is interviewed in what is arguably the finest show on Dutch television: VPRO Tegenlicht.

Visual of Clean linen toilet spray

Clean linen toilet spray

So what to think of this? A toilet spray that mimics the smell of clean linen. It is great in the beginning, yet in time your bed will smell like a toilet. Found in the futuristic …

Visual of Dog Modding in China

Dog Modding in China

As a child, I already saw some great tiger potential in my cat and some shark-ish attitude in the behaviour of my goldfish. Personally, I think that since we started domesticating …

Visual of Geminoid Female

Geminoid Female

Professor Hiroshi Ishiguro ( Intelligent Robotics Laboratory at Osaska University) has done it again! This time in coöperation with robot-maker Kokoro Co. Ltd . Objective: to …

Visual of Nano Product: The Food Printer

Nano Product: The Food Printer

Are we creating the penicillin or the asbestos of the 21st century? In the months preceding our Nano Supermarket Project , we share some speculative nanotech products with you. …

Visual of Fake Plastic Bags – Made From Real Leather

Fake Plastic Bags – Made From Real Leather

Fakeness is traditionally associated with inferiority; cheap Rolexes that break in two weeks, plastic Christmas trees, leaking silicone breasts, imitation caviar... However, in a …

Visual of Real women advertise RealDolls

Real women advertise RealDolls

At the 2011 Adult Entertainment Expo in Las Vegas, a photograph of a flesh-and-blood woman advertises a RealDoll, the life-sized sex mannequin made for people with a fetish for …

Visual of Turn Your Laptop into a Retro Typewriter

Turn Your Laptop into a Retro Typewriter

Miss the soothing clacking of typewriter keys? Long for satisfying clang of a carriage return? Noisy Typer , a piece of freeware for your Mac, adds the nostalgic noises of a …

Visual of Yes, There Is Now a TV Channel Just for Dogs

Yes, There Is Now a TV Channel Just for Dogs

DogTV , a new TV channel available in the US, offers 24/7 programming for the modern dog. There's busy streets, computer-animated moths and frolicking, cross-breed hounds. The …

Visual of Fake Stores for a Crumbling Economy

Fake Stores for a Crumbling Economy

A 2 million pound investment to hide economic decay with fake storefronts.

Visual of Food Familiarization #1: Semantic Tricks

Food Familiarization #1: Semantic Tricks

When does a rose not smell as sweet? When it's a Patagonian toothfish.

Visual of Food Simulator to Fulfill the Desire to Eat

Food Simulator to Fulfill the Desire to Eat

Two master's students have created a speculative device to simulate the sensations of eating.

Visual of Frisky Whisky: Radioactive Booze from the Atomic Age

Frisky Whisky: Radioactive Booze from the Atomic Age

The world's first – and hopefully last – whiskey aged with radioactivity.

Visual of Hong Kong Says

Hong Kong Says "Cheese" to Pollution

Hong Kong has a rather cynical solution to the problem of ugly air pollution.

Visual of How to Turn Pork in to Beef

How to Turn Pork in to Beef

Next, we are anticipating recipes on how to turn pork into dinosaur filet.

Visual of Making Fake Eggs to Beat the Real Thing

Making Fake Eggs to Beat the Real Thing

Tech experts are betting that they can make vegetarian eggs that outperform the real thing.

Visual of Manufacturing Imperfection in Processed Luncheon Meats

Manufacturing Imperfection in Processed Luncheon Meats

Food companies are hard at work inventing processes to make luncheon meat look "deli fresh".

Visual of NASA Solves the Toxic 'New Car Smell'

NASA Solves the Toxic 'New Car Smell'

A new material can stop toxic off-gassing from plastics, but the 'new car smell' is so valuable the car industry might not change.

Visual of Now Your Smartphone Can Smell Like Barbecue and Buttered Potatoes

Now Your Smartphone Can Smell Like Barbecue and Buttered Potatoes

An olfactory device for Smartphones that spreads the aroma of barbecue using an app.

Visual of Scientists Implant False Memory in Mice

Scientists Implant False Memory in Mice

Manipulations of the mind that were once the terrain of futuristic fantasy are now one step closer to becoming reality. Scientists at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology   …

Visual of Take a Walk on the Fake Side

Take a Walk on the Fake Side

When you look into the anamorphic abyss, the anamorphic abyss also looks into you.

Visual of Technostalgia for the Cassette Tape

Technostalgia for the Cassette Tape

Remember the 80s? This coffee table does.

Visual of Faking a Holiday on Social Media

Faking a Holiday on Social Media

Dutch girl fakes an exotic holiday with the power of Photoshop and Facebook.

Visual of Predator VS Alien

Predator VS Alien

Your backyard is a dangerous place.

Visual of Share the Smell of Your Delicious Dish

Share the Smell of Your Delicious Dish

The oPhone and oSnap allow you to send pictures with aromatic vocabularies.

Visual of Veggie Burger That Bleeds Like Real Meat

Veggie Burger That Bleeds Like Real Meat

Prof. Patrick Brown developed a meatless burger that look and taste like meat, made out of plant ingredients.

Visual of Drugs Testing with Artificial Organs

Drugs Testing with Artificial Organs

Researchers are working on artificial organs-on-chips will be used for drug development.

Visual of Lab-Grown Horn to Help Prevent Poaching

Lab-Grown Horn to Help Prevent Poaching

Pembient, a West Coast startup, might have a solution to the rhino-poaching problem with its lab-grown rhino horn project.

Visual of Poem Passes the Turing Test

Poem Passes the Turing Test

Zackary Scholl developed a program to produce a poem that passed the Turing Test.

Visual of How Technology is Becoming More and More Sensitive

How Technology is Becoming More and More Sensitive

Over the past decade scientists have tried to get technology surfaces to be as sensitive as our skin, especially as our fingertips. Human tact is a very sophisticate interface …

Visual of The Future of Artificial Reproduction

The Future of Artificial Reproduction

According to researchers we could go a step further and use stem cells derived from your skin cells.

Visual of 2040: the Year We'll Know How 2000 Was

2040: the Year We'll Know How 2000 Was

TThe Dictionary of Obscure Sorrows defines anemoia as the felling of nostalgia for a time you’ve never known. This word may not be frequently used, but it describes a common feeling.

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"Death School" to Learn Love Life Again

At Hyowon Healing Centre in Seoul you can experience the emotional cost of a suicide during "Death School" classes.

Visual of The

The "Dog" That Will Save Lives

A laboratory is developing a synthetic dog that will be used for surgery trials, saving many canine lives and changing the veterinary world.

Visual of Feeling Lonely with 1000 Facebook Friends

Feeling Lonely with 1000 Facebook Friends

Loneliness is a major social issue and can only be 'cured' with real world interaction.

Visual of Fiction to Reality: Invented Traditions

Fiction to Reality: Invented Traditions

It’s true that mexicans celebrate Day of the Dead dressing as skeletons and setting shrines to death, but the carnivalesque parade with giant puppets was a surprise to every local who watched the movie.

Visual of Meat Lovers Megasteak Delight

Meat Lovers Megasteak Delight

Grown in a laboratory in Wageningen and it is vegetarian too.

Visual of Flip-Flop Selfie

Flip-Flop Selfie

These two boys use the nap of their flip-flop as a camera to take an imaginary selfie. Still, their selfie went viral and it became our peculiar image of the week.

Visual of Computer-Simulated Realistic Sounds

Computer-Simulated Realistic Sounds

Researchers at MIT have created a system that is able to simulate sounds that are so perfect that they can even fool human listeners.

Visual of From Bad Selfie to Perfect Portrait

From Bad Selfie to Perfect Portrait

Say goodbye to bad selfies with Adobe’s latest AI photo editor.

Visual of Fake for Real: Natural Breasts?

Fake for Real: Natural Breasts?

It is true, they are rare, but they do exist: girls with tiny waists and large breasts. Occasionally, women are simply born like this. The only problem they have - in a world …

Visual of Fake for Real: Pharmaceutical Candy

Fake for Real: Pharmaceutical Candy

Valium, Prozac, Placebo, Viagra, Candy: can you say which one doesn't belong? Or, to rephrase the question: can you say exactly where the boundary lies between medicine and …

Visual of Deliver us from Skeuomorph Prosthetics

Deliver us from Skeuomorph Prosthetics

No, this is not another example in our fake for real series , comparing an artificial with a human hand. Rather, you are looking at twice the same hand: with and without its …

Visual of A view beyond

A view beyond

Imagine the impossible… a secret transatlantic tunnel running between New York and London, that has lain undisturbed for a hundred years. And imagine an extraordinary optical …

Visual of Apples and Oranges

Apples and Oranges

Seen in an article of Smashing Magazine . See also: Better than the real thing .

Visual of Bionic woman

Bionic woman

More bionic experiments can be found here .

Visual of Fake-Space Race

Fake-Space Race

Some weeks ago we pondered over the oddity of a space race in cyberspace . Rockets and jet-packs –so cool in the previous century– don't make sense in a virtual environment. The …

Visual of Million dollar burger

Million dollar burger

PETA –People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals– has posed a challenge to the world's scientific community: The first person to come up with a method to produce commercially …

Visual of Paradise Now

Paradise Now

Animation studios working in the field of architectural practice like Squint/Opera create glimpses of the future that are so beautifully convincing, you sometimes wonder if the …

Visual of Photoshop terrorism

Photoshop terrorism

Some months ago Iran did a test to show off their missile power which turned out to be quite embarrassing because one out of three did not work. Fortunately, they had a good copy …

Visual of Remember nature? Fake or real?

Remember nature? Fake or real?

Visiting the American Natural History Museum in New York, I pictured myself in about, let's say 150 years from now, trying to explain my younger family members what nature looked …

Visual of Surrogate Sushi Unmasked with DNA Test

Surrogate Sushi Unmasked with DNA Test

These two teenagers, Kate Stoeckle and Louisa Strauss, just found out many New York sushi restaurants and seafood markets are playing a game of bait and switch with their sushi. …

Visual of Where it came from

Where it came from

Processed lunch meats etched with a laser cutter. The images show the source of the meat, making you more aware of where that great taste comes from. Link

Visual of A Society of Simulations

A Society of Simulations

An interviewer once asked Pablo Picasso why he paints such strange pictures instead of painting things the way they are. Picasso asks the man what he means. The man then takes out …

Visual of Deforestation in China threatens giant pandas

Deforestation in China threatens giant pandas

I found this ad very ironic; after killing the giant panda (by turning it into a logo) WWF is complaining that the Chinese are killing the living version of it. I wonder if they …

Visual of Real Baby Dolls

Real Baby Dolls

We already know that guys love dolls ... Now learn why some mothers can never stop playing with dolls and that cuteness is defined in the mind's eye. Image credit: Kentish Babies …

Visual of Repairing the Scars of War

Repairing the Scars of War

Lenka Clayton : A series of five digitally repaired images taken in Lebanon of buildings damaged by the 2006 conflict with Israel. The images were taken specifically for this …

Visual of Meet the Cellphone that drinks Coke

Meet the Cellphone that drinks Coke

Chinese designer Daizi Zheng created a conceptual mobile phone for Nokia that could be powered by cola. The idea is the phone could run on a battery that uses enzymes to generate …

Visual of Mirror Neurons – Simulation at the basis of Human Civilization

Mirror Neurons – Simulation at the basis of Human Civilization

Within our society, imitation and simulation are typically seen as inferior symbols of a distorted mediated culture – think of fake Rolexes, plastic Christmas trees, silicone …

Visual of A Rare Giant Crane in Manhattan

A Rare Giant Crane in Manhattan

In this Petcha Kutcha presentation, Mike Dickison comes to a very funny conclusion: Although Big Bird might superficially resemble other ratites like the ostrich or emu, he is …

Visual of American Hyperbodies

American Hyperbodies

Lady Gaga is famous for fashion that exaggerates or obscures her body, but a few months ago, she made a foray into 'actual' body-modification. Gaga appeared on Jay Leno's talk …

Visual of Holland Gets an Unnatural High

Holland Gets an Unnatural High

When the Dutch built the Netherlands , they forgot to add any mountains. The highest point in Holland is a measly 323 meters, compared to 2,962 meters for the highest mountain in …

Visual of Humane Technology #1: Feels Natural

Humane Technology #1: Feels Natural

All too often, technology frustrates us. It forces our behavior into constrained pathways. Even more insidious, technology can knock us out of alignment with our values, goals or …

Visual of Inventing an Extinct Horse

Inventing an Extinct Horse

Along with the  Heck cattle and Scottish Highlanders , another reconstructed species roams the Dutch dunes . The sturdy  Konik horse , also known as the Polish primitive, is the …

Visual of Nintendo Portables Are Breeding Grounds For Sexy Fun

Nintendo Portables Are Breeding Grounds For Sexy Fun

Sexuality and sensuality are phenomena which have been a nature for us as long as we humans exist. Not only humans experience these phenomena; also animals experience sexuality …

Visual of Occasionally Extinct and Virtually Alive

Occasionally Extinct and Virtually Alive

Japanese researchers are currently working on cloning a mammoth, and plan to produce a fluffy new prehistoric calf within four or five years . The bucardo, an extinct subspecies …

Visual of Streetlight Trees

Streetlight Trees

We all know the cellphone masts disguised as trees , created in an attempt to blend technology within the 'natural' landscape. Now Taiwanese scientists have created trees that …

Visual of Frying Nemo

Frying Nemo

Image consumption in the overdrive. Peculiar image of the week. Created by Erin Murphy, Victoria Bellavia, Yong Jun Lee & Sanggun Park . Thanks Jeroen van der Meij.

Visual of Man-Made Coral Reefs

Man-Made Coral Reefs

Last week I had the pleasure of being the studio guest at the Earth Beat radio show. I was treated with examples of 'artificial nature' and asked to respond from a Next Nature …

Visual of Pikachu Pussy

Pikachu Pussy

The pursuit of the cute: Pokemon Hypernature . Please don't try this at home with your own kittens, dear intelligent readers. Luckily our peculiar image of the week is digitally …

Visual of Real Vanilla is Natural, but Natural Vanilla is Fake

Real Vanilla is Natural, but Natural Vanilla is Fake

What most gourmands would define as "real" and "natural" vanilla flavoring is simple: Vanilla beans steeped in alcohol. But vanillin, the chemical responsible for vanilla's taste …

Visual of What do AR-Burgers taste like?

What do AR-Burgers taste like?

Augmented Reality is supposed to be just over the "Peak of Inflated Expectations" of Gartner's hype cycle . This video, however, is vaulting the technology directly onto the …

Visual of A Fake Cruise for a Real Vacation

A Fake Cruise for a Real Vacation

All the "fun" of a cruise vacation, with none of the seasickness.

Visual of Software Fakes an Active Social Life While You're on the Sofa

Software Fakes an Active Social Life While You're on the Sofa

CouchCachet promises to give you the fully-booked, in-the-know life while you are on the Sofa.

Visual of Dad Hires Virtual Hitman to Kill Son's Online Avatars

Dad Hires Virtual Hitman to Kill Son's Online Avatars

A 23-year-old in China was recently puzzled why his online avatars were being killed off at disproportionate rates. After asking around, the young man eventually discovered that …

Visual of Diving with Sharks in a Shopping Center

Diving with Sharks in a Shopping Center

Swim with tropical fish in Manchester.

Visual of Fake Shanty Town Simulates Poverty for Rich Vacationers

Fake Shanty Town Simulates Poverty for Rich Vacationers

You too can experience a life of grinding poverty in South Africa – with free WiFi and optional breakfast.

Visual of George's Next Nature Testimonial

George's Next Nature Testimonial

We've asked our followers to send in testimonials on the Next Nature Appzine. George got it right.

Visual of Green Man's Next Nature Testimonial

Green Man's Next Nature Testimonial

Listen to green man and get our iPad appzine too.

Visual of Hire a Hyperreal Girlfriend to Look Better on Facebook

Hire a Hyperreal Girlfriend to Look Better on Facebook

Baudrillard intersects with social media in the world of fake online girlfriends.

Visual of More than Fake Nature: The Surprising Sociology of Museum Taxidermy

More than Fake Nature: The Surprising Sociology of Museum Taxidermy

The greatest taxidermy in the world reveals a great deal about our changing notions of nature.

Visual of NASA Might Give the Moon a Mini-Moon

NASA Might Give the Moon a Mini-Moon

Does the moon look lonely? NASA may eventually capture an asteroid to put in orbit around the moon, providing a wealth of research opportunities.

Visual of Next Nature iPad Appzine Updated

Next Nature iPad Appzine Updated

Shift your notion of Nature for € 4.49.

Visual of Paperless Typewriter

Paperless Typewriter

Understanding Next Nature in 4 seconds.

Visual of Prosthetic Limbs Straight from Versailles

Prosthetic Limbs Straight from Versailles

The Alternative Limb Project makes beautifully fake artificial limbs.

Visual of Rural India's Next Nature Testimonial

Rural India's Next Nature Testimonial

Video testimonial for our Next Nature appzine, all the way from India!

Visual of Sloths and Other Imaginary Animals

Sloths and Other Imaginary Animals

A snapshot from the future.

Visual of 3D printing Tumors to Cure Cancer

3D printing Tumors to Cure Cancer

3D printing cancer could be the future of treating cancer.

Visual of A Jet without Windows for a Better View

A Jet without Windows for a Better View

Supersonic jet replaces windows with massive live-streaming screens.

Visual of Fake Nature Meets Real Nature

Fake Nature Meets Real Nature

Real pigeons in a fake tree.

Visual of First Completely Artificial Heart Transplant

First Completely Artificial Heart Transplant

World's first self-regulating artificial heart transplanted in France.

Visual of Food To Eat With Your Eyes

Food To Eat With Your Eyes

In Japan, fake food industry represents a century of old crafting tradition and a multi billion business.

Visual of It's Always Sunny with LED Panels

It's Always Sunny with LED Panels

An artificial illumination that is "authentic" enough to replace natural light.

Visual of Moonwalk Nike

Moonwalk Nike

Nike sneakers with lunar surface pattern, to celebrate the 45th anniversary of Neil Armstrong walking on the moon.

Visual of Now Wait, Did Tanks Have Lasers WWII?

Now Wait, Did Tanks Have Lasers WWII?

Realistic WOII movie Fury had to cater to the gaming generation with hyperrealistic Star Wars style laser shooting tanks.

Visual of Phone Case Modeled After a Dead Animal

Phone Case Modeled After a Dead Animal

Japanese designed a phone case using the dead carcass of a crustacean as model.

Visual of The Self-Portrait of the Digital Age

The Self-Portrait of the Digital Age

The series Museum of Selfies combines the original art of portraiture with its modern counterpart, the the smartphone self-portrait.

Visual of The Smartest Artificial Skin

The Smartest Artificial Skin

Stretchy artificial skin lets prosthetic hand sense heat, humidity, and pressure.

Visual of Analogue vs Digital: Add, Browse, Destroy

Analogue vs Digital: Add, Browse, Destroy

Just like Lego, Minecraft is a game about breaking and placing blocks.

Visual of Analogue vs Digital: All Art in the World

Analogue vs Digital: All Art in the World

Visit a couple of museums from all over the world in a single day. The world’s most famous paintings are just one click away.

Visual of Analogue vs Digital: Caught on Film

Analogue vs Digital: Caught on Film

Digital cameras have made us think less about taking a snapshot. Why should you think twice?

Visual of Analogue vs Digital: Digital Value

Analogue vs Digital: Digital Value

Common currencies – like the Euro – are almost all controlled by federal institutions.

Visual of Analogue vs Digital: Drone Wars

Analogue vs Digital: Drone Wars

The use of armed drones has dramatically escalated in the war in Pakistan.

Visual of Analogue vs Digital: Interactive Van Gogh

Analogue vs Digital: Interactive Van Gogh

Did Vincent van Gogh ever imagine his paintings would be sold for millions?

Visual of Analogue vs Digital: Take a Selfie

Analogue vs Digital: Take a Selfie

No, the selfie at the top isn’t the latest post of Albrecht Du?rer on Instagram.

Visual of Analogue vs Digital: War at Home

Analogue vs Digital: War at Home

First-person shooter games let you immerse in a battlefield from the moment you press play.

Visual of Artificial Brain Able to Perceive, Learn and Forget

Artificial Brain Able to Perceive, Learn and Forget

Scientists in Russia have taken a next step in the development of artificial intelligence by creating a "brain" that is able to educate itself.

Visual of Cybernetic Bugs

Cybernetic Bugs

Beetles, dragonflies, butterflies and bugs made from recycled deconstructed computers, smartphones and consoles.

Visual of Don't Trust Dictionaries and Maps

Don't Trust Dictionaries and Maps

Encyclopedias and maps use fake entries and locations to protect their works.

Visual of Drone Operated by Honeybee Brain

Drone Operated by Honeybee Brain

The Green Brain Project aims to create drones that will think, act and sense like a bee.

Visual of Geothermal Beach

Geothermal Beach

A man made beach in Reykjavik to go at the seaside all year round.

Visual of Meet Yangyang, Actroid From China

Meet Yangyang, Actroid From China

The humanoid robot Yangyang can function autonomously, talking and gesturing while interacting with people.

Visual of Art Installation Submerges Amsterdam

Art Installation Submerges Amsterdam

Waterlicht shows how the Netherlands would look without waterworks — a virtual flood.

Visual of The Candle of the Future

The Candle of the Future

My New Flame uses LED technology to faithfully recreate the experience of light from the ancient past

Visual of The Hotel Run by Robots

The Hotel Run by Robots

A futuristic Japanese hotel will be run by robots, designed to be extremely human-like.

Visual of Welcome to the Hearth of the Sun

Welcome to the Hearth of the Sun

Solarium, a video installation by NASA’s Solar Dynamics Observatory (SDO), puts visitors in the hearth of the sun.

Visual of Copy-Paste City: from Austria to China

Copy-Paste City: from Austria to China

Hallstatt, a small UNESCO World Heritage city in central Austria, is the only village in the world entirely copied and rebuilt in China.

Visual of When FB Replaced Editors with Algorithm

When FB Replaced Editors with Algorithm

Facebook had just fired their curatorial team for the ‘Trending’ news section over an algorithm, resulting in false stories attacking a news anchor, a writer, and Mac Donald’s.

Visual of Fake Glaciers for Real Needs

Fake Glaciers for Real Needs

Engineer Sonam Wangchuk created fake glaciers that are already improving the life of people in Ladakh, Himalayas.

Visual of Meet the WiFi Drone

Meet the WiFi Drone

This is the WiFi drone, a useful companion that perfectly blend into our environment while providing us with information and connectivity.

Visual of Plastic Pod Beetles

Plastic Pod Beetles

Artist Alex Aebi' s collection of insects made of recycled plastic pods show us an alternative way in which this waste can inhabit our natural world.

Visual of Photoshop for Voice on Its Way

Photoshop for Voice on Its Way

What if we can no longer rely on authenticity of voice recordings? A demo software to alter them premiered recently.

Visual of Waiter, There's a Pig in My Soup!

Waiter, There's a Pig in My Soup!

A miniature piglet staring at you from a soup, to remind you the origins of your meal.

Visual of Anime Characters at Your Service

Anime Characters at Your Service

Take a look at this video to get an idea of what life with a virtual anime assistant would look like.

Visual of Bionic Leaf Helps Vegetables to Grow

Bionic Leaf Helps Vegetables to Grow

Bionic leaf fertilizes crops to make them weigh 150 percent more

Visual of Explore Depths from Your Chair

Explore Depths from Your Chair

To explore deep sea Standfort University developed OceanOne: a humanoid diving robot, which at the same time creates a simulation of the underwater experience on land.

Visual of New AI Model Can Mimic Any Human Voice

New AI Model Can Mimic Any Human Voice

Lyrebird is an AI model capable of synthesizing anyone’s voice from just a one-minute audio sample.

Visual of A Robot Will Spark the Next Avant-Garde

A Robot Will Spark the Next Avant-Garde

­­ “An illegal theme park exposing the ideology of the aesthetics of hacking”. “A hybrid drone targeting technological domination”. “A psychedelic fridge to raise doubt about fake …

Visual of Orange Petunias Banned in Europe

Orange Petunias Banned in Europe

GM varieties of petunia are not authorized for cultivation in the EU.

Visual of Preventive Punishment for Robots

Preventive Punishment for Robots

The Punishment is an installation featuring a robotic arm that mimics a kid's handwriting perfectly, and repetitively writes "I must not hurt humans".

Visual of Rent a Rain Room

Rent a Rain Room

Rent a rain room with simulated rain with a motion sensor to go through the rain without getting wet.

Visual of Replacing Fireflies with Lasers

Replacing Fireflies with Lasers

After mounting criticism from environmentalists, a firefly-themed park in China announced that the glowing bugs will be replaced by lasers.

Visual of Your First AI Friend for Life

Your First AI Friend for Life

Replika is your friend for life. He is 100% AI chatbot that you “raise” by chatting with it.

Visual of Jobs for the Extraordinary-Robots at Work #5

Jobs for the Extraordinary-Robots at Work #5

This is post number five of our serie 'Robots at Work'. In this last episode we present you five jobs for the extraordinary, the ones who won't let themselves be categorized.

Visual of The return of Rayfish Footwear?

The return of Rayfish Footwear?

Rayfish Footwear was a fictional company that offered personalized sneakers crafted from genetically modified stingray leather. This online science fiction story allowed customers …

Visual of These robotic flowers are attracting bees

These robotic flowers are attracting bees

It is trying its very best to stay hidden: but would you be fooled by its fake nature ? This synthetic pollinizer, a conceptual project by artist Michael Candy , may intuitively …