The Ruins of an Abandoned Zoo Transformed into a Trippy Graffiti Gallery

While the ruins of Los Angeles' Griffith Park zoo have been left to molder as an oddball tourist attraction, the abandoned remains of Torino, Italy's old zoo have gotten a second life as a Street Art Museum. Now the lion cages and primate houses are covered in bizarre, sometimes nightmarish works of public art.… » 11/04/12 4:00pm 11/04/12 4:00pm

A weird chart comparing lewd graffiti in ancient Pompeii and 1960s Los…

The 1973 study "Graffiti: Some Observations and Speculations" by Dr. Harvey Lomas included this colorful chart matching bawdy vandalism from First Century Pompeii with its thematic descendants in Sixties Los Angeles. As you can see here, we've had our mind in the gutter for approximately two millennia. » 11/06/11 12:30pm 11/06/11 12:30pm

You Are Being Watched By Alien Phalanx Monsters

A video-game creature in London warns us that spy cameras are everywhere in public spaces. It's almost as if the proliferation of CCTV cameras were the real "Space Invaders," intruding into our lives whenever we go outside and subjecting us to intense scrutiny that might as well be a rain of laser blasts. The Space… » 7/09/08 11:40am 7/09/08 11:40am