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Iceland: Heima

Sunday, September 2nd, 2007 by Daniel M. Gattermann at 23:44

Visiting Iceland this summer was wonderful. Seeing the impressive landscape lets you understand the origins of Sigur Rós’s music. Listening to their music while driving on Icelandic roads is just perfect. On November 5th Sigur Rós is planning to release the documentary Heima (at home) about their 2006 tour on Iceland. Watching the trailer makes […]

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Why the Heck Does New York Have Steam Pipes, Anyway?

Thursday, July 19th, 2007 by Daniel M. Gattermann at 23:47

That’s what I was wondering when I heard about the exploding steam pipe in NYC today. Transportation of heat, granted — but during summer? Luckily those pesky interwebs have the answer to this question: Why the heck does New York have steam pipes, anyway?

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Cumberlandsche Galerie Hannover, Friday

Sunday, March 11th, 2007 by Daniel M. Gattermann at 23:02
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Virtual Real-World Graffiti — The Geeky Way of Tagging

Monday, February 26th, 2007 by Daniel M. Gattermann at 20:43

Introducing a clean, non-permanent and — more than anything else — geeky way of tagging buildings, the Graffiti Research Lab presents a project named L.A.S.E.R. Tag. Using a “blinds-your-eyes-forever”-grade laser, a bright beamer, a security camera and some open software (complete list and instructions) you can virtually tag any build you like (and can park […]

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Any Liquid is Dangerous Since Today

Thursday, August 10th, 2006 by Daniel M. Gattermann at 23:17

BoingBoing’s Mark Frauenfelder posted an article entitled “If the liquid could be explosive, why are you dumping it in a crowd?“. CNN reports about today’s events in London and how any liquid is now considered as potentially dangerous. So why on earth is security personnel dumping “possibly explosive liquids into a garbage can in a […]

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