A container ship turns into a giant photo using 2,600 paper sheets

Artist JR made something beautiful in Le Havre, the second biggest port in France: He used 2,600 sheets of paper and pasted them into the ship containers to form an image. The ship will go all the way from Le Havre to Malaysia. This piece is part of the project Women Are Heros. » 12/02/14 10:30pm 12/02/14 10:30pm

Why the Panthéon Is Covered In Black-and-White Faces

For the past two years, the Panthéon in Paris has been undergoing a renovation, its signature dome wrapped in a cute little plastic hat. This week, the 1790 structure revealed an art installation to tide tourists and residents over until the work is complete: thousands of black-and-white faces covering its marble… » 6/06/14 12:00pm 6/06/14 12:00pm

This Interactive Site Shows MLK's Mastery As A Public Speaker

On August 28, 1963, Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. addressed a crowd of nearly 250,000 gathered at the Lincoln Memorial for the Great March on Washington, and delivered a speech that would become one of the most well-known in American history. Freedom's Ring is an animated, annotated site that offers a more in-depth… » 1/20/14 5:40pm 1/20/14 5:40pm

Can You Turn Cheap, Shitty Beer Into Good Beer?

You know what's great about cheap, shitty beer? The cheap part. The end. Sure, it's fun to be nostalgic about the first beer you ever drank or whatever, but if someone leaves a bunch of crappy beer in my fridge, I just want to use some kind of magic spell to turn it into something delicious. Could such a thing be… » 5/18/12 5:00pm 5/18/12 5:00pm