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Maps distorted by economic indicators visualise lack of balance in the world:

Picture taken from fastcoexist.com

GDP (wealth)

This picture is intuitive to understand: it shows an overweight US and Europe compared to very thin South America and Africa. Poorer countries are squeezed.

Picture taken from fastcoexist.com

Poverty

The Poverty map is counter intuitive, as it shows just a skeleton of the Americas, Europe and Australia.

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Students at the Technical University of Munich have a fun way of being lazy. They don’t have to take the stairs or wait for an elevator to go to the ground floor. Instead, they use giant slides.

Slides out to the main hall at Technische Universität München.

Slides out to the main hall at Technische Universität München.

For the rest, the building looks slightly like a prison…

Watched a game of Pong yesterday on this amazing 3D cinema set at Festival de Beschaving.

TV Wartburg is made by Tristan Kruithof who took a classic 311 and removed 60 cm from its width and then installed a cinematic system on its roof.

TV Wartburg is made by Tristan Kruithof who took a classic 311 and removed 60 cm from its width and then installed a cinematic system on its roof.

The installation is called Tv Wartburg – the mobile cinematic groover. In the video below you can see how Pong was played at another festival. Pong was created by fieldOfView.

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