Do you think you know your city like the back of your hand? Play this game and find out! Based on open data and built by Code for America’s 2013 Louisville fellowship team, Click That ‘Hood invites you to add your own city if it’s not among the major metropolitan areas already included. Good luck!
“The vast majority of the mass in the universe is completely invisible. It’s not made of atoms — in fact it’s not even made of the things that atoms are made of: protons, neutrons, and electrons. It’s something completely different.”
Musician-slash-beatmaker-slash-innovator-slash-artist-slash-all-around-badass Andrew Huang gets inventive and makes a hip-hop beat out of a giant piece of paper. And the beat is fly like a paper airplane. He should call it “hip-pulp music.” Now all he needs is a “wrapper.” Okay, I’ll stop.
People Are Awesome: Teen Ballerina Shames Seventeen Magazine To Stop Photoshopping
Julia Bluhm of tiny Waterville, Maine was fed up with opening the pages of Seventeen Magazine to find pixel perfect images of girls touched up and thinned down with the magic wand of Photoshop. So she did what any social media savvy young person would—she ascended her digital soapbox. Nearly 86,000 Change.org petition signatures later, her digital organizing has rattled the windows of a 17th floor Manhattan office.
This is not a fluffy mass of cotton strung up in a room. It’s an actual, man-made cloud.
That’s not photoshop; that’s an actual cloud hovering inside an actual room. Artist Berndnaut Smilde merges art and science to create small man-made clouds that exist — albeit for just a moment — indoors.
Acrobatic ballet is a relatively new concept, and no one has mastered it like the Chinese. Dancing in pointe shoes seems hard enough, but imagine doing it on someone’s head. These dancers combine the grace of ballerinas and the strength of gymnasts to create something truly spectacular.
Los Angeles sixth-grade developer Thomas Suarez teaches other students how to make apps with his ‘App Club’ at school. Why aren’t App Clubs standard fare at all schools, just like French, drama, and music?