What If You Awoke One Morning Transformed Into A Robot?

Acclaimed Japanese director Oriza Hirata is releasing a stage production of Kafka's surrealist classic The Metamorphosis. But in this production, our tortured protagonist does not wake to find himself transformed into a bug. Instead, he's an android. And remarkably, an actual robot gets to star in the show. » 10/09/14 7:20am 10/09/14 7:20am

Caterpillar Metamorphosis Looks Even More Alien When You Speed It Up

Oregon's endangered silverspot butterflies typically pupate into chrysalises over the course of several hours, in a nocturnal process rarely observed by humans. But in this time-lapse footage, members of the Oregon Zoo's butterfly lab have combined over 15,000 photographs to compress the transformation into a matter… » 6/18/14 12:20pm 6/18/14 12:20pm

Air Pavilion is an Architechtural Mood Ring

Renowned designer Michael Jantzen is famous for creating abstract, eco-friendly structures that are often open to the elements. Sky Cloud Pavilion is one such building, open to the sky, and designed to change form to suit your needs. You can enjoy it naked, as seen here, or you can deck it out with flexible materials… » 3/14/08 8:20am 3/14/08 8:20am