Ai Weiwei Blurs the Lines of Store and Museum With New Exhibition


One of our favorite artists and provocateurs, Ai Weiwei, has left his mark on a Parisian department store with a new exhibition titled ‘Er Xi,’ or ‘Child’s Play.’ Giant bamboo and paper structures now decorate Le Bon Marché Rive Gauche, characters culled from Chinese folklore and crafted according to ancient bamboo kite-making […]

Re-visit the 90s With Rashida Jones In This Happy-Making Music Video


The music video for Boss Selection’s “Flip and Rewind” opens with Rashida Jones Skype-ing with Jermaine Dupri. As they chat, the conversation drifts to the topic of the 90s and how amazing it was. What do they miss? What don’t they miss! “The music.” “The vibe.” “The clothes.” “The people!” Cue Rashida’s […]

A Site That Collects the Last Messages Ever Received


The last words ever exchanged between two people hold a certain poignancy and emotional weight, and you can voyeuristically experience the full range of those gut feelings when scrolling through the Tumblr page The Last Message Received, where 15-year-old Emily Trunko posts a selection of the last-message submissions she receives. In the few weeks […]

Teenager Explains Theory of Relativity With a Video That Won Him $400,000


Whether you need a quick refresher on Einstein’s Theory of Relativity, or a complete lesson from the ground up, you could certainly do worse than this unpretentious and clear video explanation created by teenager Ryan Chester. The Breakthrough Junior Challenge committee certainly agrees, having awarded Chester and his school $400,000 for […]