This 745-foot aerial sculpture stretched along the Vancouver waterfront at TED2014. The net-like design, created by artist Janet Echelman, was made from a fiber called Spectra, which is 15 times stronger than steel.
Passersby could use their cell phones to manipulate the lights, a trick set up by Google’s Aaron Koblin. "The lighting on the sculpture is actually a giant website," he says. “It’s one huge Google Chrome window spread across five HD projectors.”
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Russian soldier playing an abandoned piano, date unknown
Emotions are supposed to be raw, ugly, brutal…you don’t want someone to ‘sorta’ love you. You want that love to be a bursting flame, not a candle.
There are 45 muslim countries. Not one of them has assaulted a western country in the past 200 years. It was always us who attacked militarily (…) When I read that still 83% of Germans think Muslims are fanatics, it becomes clear how little we know about the Muslim world. The fanatics are sitting in the West.