The people over at the thefuntheory.com have done it again. After last month’s World’s Deepest Bin and the Piano Staircase, they have now come up with the Bottle Bank Arcade Machine. They noticed that fewer people are recycling glass nowadays. To make it more fun for people to recycle their glass they decided to make a game out of it.
That’s when you a get an exhibition of phrases said on Twitter that are made into drawings. The artist that does all this is David Hoang a non chocolate liking artist who describes himself as two parts cultural ecologist, one part DJ. When he looks at the phrases said in a Tweet he is inspired to draw a picture.
This chandelier made out of many gummi bear sweets is part of a project by Ya Ya Chou. According to her website Ya Ya Chou decided to “explore the relationship between food consumption and class” and one of the things that came out of that was the chandelier. Tjongolongo, what will they think of next! Well… apparently, a rug made out of gummi bears is also something she came up with!
If we make taking the stairs more fun will more people choose it over the escalator? That’s a question the people at thefuntheory.com (an initiative of Volkswagen) asked themselves. They are trying to see if they can get people to change their behaviour for the better by making them have fun. The videos they made for this project are spreading quickly all over the web.
You (almost) can now with Sketch2Photo (originally known as PhotoSketch) . This Internet Image Montage project comes from 5 students of the Department of Computer Science and Technology of the Tsinghua University in Singapore. They have actually come up with a technology that can turn your ordinary stick-man sketches into a photo.