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Weather architects of the year 2050 A.D.

Artist Dennis Oppenheim's "Whirlpool" project, from the summer of 1973, sought to create an artificial tornado on the bed of a dry desert lake in Southern California. It was intended as a "3/4 mile by 4 mile schemata of tornado," the above image explains, "traced in [the] sky using standard white smoke discharge from… » 3/06/11 2:00pm 3/06/11 2:00pm

Christian Bale is ready to go insane on J.G. Ballard's Concrete Island

Back in May of 2009, we predicted that Christian Bale and The Machinist's Brad Anderson would be teaming up again to bring J.G. Ballard's Concrete Island to life. Looks like that film is finally moving forward, according to various online reports. So, who's ready to see Bale lose his mind, a ton of weight, and eat his… » 2/09/11 11:26am 2/09/11 11:26am