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Pope Benedict XVI was confronted during his visit to Spain by a homosexual ‘kissing flashmob‘ on Sunday. (video)

 
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Fun stuff.

‘What types of superstitious appeals will be best adapted to the various audiences to be propagandised?… A study of local supserstitions as relected in popular folk lore might be profitable in providing answers to these questions.’

 
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Can't wait to send everything I see to Google for interpretation!

The long awaited Goggle Goggles image recognition application has finally arrived for iPhone users.

I know, I know… Goggles is a visual search application. But some day this is what AR will become. Every object will be known and identified in seconds and will provide associated real-time context.

If you are not sure what Google Goggles is, or why it is exciting, Goggles is an image recognition application that enables Android and iPhone owners to take pictures of objects such as:

 
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Love the old horror look of these home made masks.

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Haunted Air is a beautiful new book of photographs from SA pal Ossian Brown, compiled from his own collection of American Hallowe’en snaps taken (not by Mr Brown) between 1875 and 1955.

By this time the festival, imported into the United States during previous decades by predominantly Irish Catholic immigrants, had insinuated itself firmly into the ritual year and was celebrated, as these pictures show, by both rich and poor in towns, cities and rural communities all over the country.

 
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It’s a little short notice, but if anyone fancies taking part in a fascinating parapsychological art experiment this weekend, look no further:

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Royal Academy Schools, 1-2 October 2010

Researching a series of unexplained incidents at this historic building, artist Blue Firth uncovered a first-hand account of apparent poltergeist activity in the artists’ studios.

 
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Fascinating & fun approach to ideation

Last Saturday, Julian and I gave a quick and punchy workshop called Using Failures in Design Fictions at the SDN 2010 in Basel, Switzerland.



What’s better than a broken iPhone screen in a workshop about accidents and failures?

Here’s the workshop abstract we proposed to the conference committee:

 
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A group of young designers, (who are students at the graphic design department of Seoul National University), have been intervening in urban space by putting stickers on top of city branding advertisement and various urban hacking.

 
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Tina Kim Gallery in Chelsea has KimgHongSok's show. Ending in few days.

http://www.tinakimgallery.com/exhibitions/2010-09-23_gimhongsok/#

 
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Dan Torop was an artist in residence at Eyebeam in 2008. He is IMHO one of the most interesting artist working with photography and computer codes. http://dantorop.info