American Madness

Intelligent Criticism in the Service of a Better Nation

Ikea II

Josh posted about the excellent Ikea website set up right now with slow motion shots that allow you to travel through the frame a little while ago. Well, now we bring you a one-off from that.
Outside the US in, let’s say Sweden (just a guess from the test), they have another great site that allows [...]

Look Inside Your Head

I came across this site the other day and thought it was pretty interesting. VisibleBody is a complete, fully interactive 3D model. In fact:

The Visible Body consists of highly detailed, anatomically accurate, 3D models of all human body systems. The models were developed by an extensively [...]

One More Time, With Feeling

WeFeelFine is a project I learned about at the Beautiful/Decay: Vis/Ed event last week.
To learn more about Jonathan Harris, the mind behind WeFeelFine you can watch a video of him talking about this project and his new project, Universe on CoolHunting. Anyway…
WeFeelFine is a project that… Well, actually, they have a really good description of [...]

Bad Neighbor Policy

Do you have awful neighbors? Maybe a slum lord managing your building? Feel like you have no recourse about the problems you are dealing with in your current situation? Well, that really kind of sucks. And this isn’t going to make things too much better for you, but it will help others from falling into [...]

Rise of the Machines

Remember when I wrote about the armed robots patrolling the streets in Iraq? Well, it might be time to start worrying about those machines.
Here’s the deal: “Many advanced military weapons are essentially robotic — picking targets out automatically, slewing into position, and waiting only for a human to pull the trigger.” Well, one of these [...]

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