Proof Positive That Technology, Like So Much in Nature, Chases the Sun

I love this. Michael Langan, in this beautiful interpretation of Brian Christian's "Heliotropes," perfectly demonstrates the time, energy, and resources mankind expends in seeking the light. Like sunflowers flying planes. The short film premiered at this year's SXSW. Check it out. [Laughing Squid] » 9/10/11 9:00am 9/10/11 9:00am

One Day Poem Pavilion: The Sun's Powerful Rays Become Cheesy Couplets…

Solar power doesn't just have to be for them holier-than-thou green types, it can also be for the filthy rich—or for lovelorn poets. Art Center student Jiyeon Song made the One Day Poem Pavilion of boards with holes punched at different angles. Depending on the angle of the sun to the earth where the pavilion sits,… » 4/20/08 10:30am 4/20/08 10:30am