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Underground Part 2 – San Francisco

August 28, 2011

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The Usual Introductory Words California!!! Not too much introduction needed for the quake and sunshine ridden state along North America’s west coast. Within California lies the city that popularized the hippie subculture in the mid 60’s — San Francisco. What I had seemed to find equally interesting about this city besides the many pop-culture references […]

Underground Part 1 – New York

March 15, 2011

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Beneath the Skin of the Apple Do we ever really cease to think what is happening a few feet below our feet? Last weekend I spend a considerable amount of time watching documentaries, and honestly… we live on the most fascinating 5.9 million exatonnes of matter. Yes, many of us seem to be captivated by […]

Explosive Wall Art

February 28, 2011

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I just came across some wall art by Alexandre Farto (aka Vhils) while scrolling through the items on the hackaday site. Truth be told… this fella’s work is remarkable. Apparently Alexandre extracts elaborate sketches/carvings from mortared brick walls by exposing them to the brute force of explosives. Planting the explosive charges at military precision, takes a mere […]