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Adzookie : Paying your Mortgage to Paint your House »

Adzookie : Paying your Mortgage to Paint your House with Ads

Having trouble making your mortgage payment?  No worries, there's a new game in town.  Adzookie is here to save the day with a fresh coat of paint, and oh, the catch:  just a little bit of advertising to pay for it! Here's their pitch: We're looking for houses to paint. In fact, paint is an understatement. We're looking for homes to turn [...]

Love the Future = Support Ai Weiwei »

Love the Future = Support Ai Weiwei

As a follow up to our post yesterday on the disappearance of Ai Weiwei: The Chinese government's crackdown on the human rights activism of Ai Weiwei, inspired the netizens of China to devise another way to communicate regarding the recent disappearance of the artist.  The Chinese symbol for "love the future" is very close to the symbol for [...]

Karen Cheng : How to Solve a Song with Math : Ignite »

Karen Cheng : How to Solve a Song with Math : Ignite Episode 85

Image : (CC) Randy Stewart, blog.stewtopia.com.   If you are an internet lover, you probably know about O'Reilly Media, and their deep connections to the social web.  Today we bring you one of our favorite events, which was birthed there, and a wonderful example of why we attend whenever we can.  According to Ignite, it is: ...a geek [...]

Top 10 posts on mixingreality.com : March to April, »

Top 10 posts on mixingreality.com : March to April, 2011

Images : Leo Reynolds No fooling, it's been a great few weeks for us at mixingreality.  In the coming days we will be adding contributors and some reviews of curated goodies that we think you might enjoy.  In the meantime, here are the top ten posts from the last time we made a list of your favorites.  Enjoy!  And do let us know what you are [...]

Vivienne Westwood : Exhibition 1980-89 at Fashion »

Vivienne Westwood : Exhibition 1980-89 at Fashion Institute of Tech NYC

It may be hard to fully appreciate the influence Vivienne Westwood has had on everyday fashion. Birthing punk fashion style with her then-partner, British rock impresario Malcolm McLaren, Westwood opened the floodgates to a street style that still resonates from youth to boomers and beyond.  In fact, Westwood has reached legend status : [...]

Top 10 posts on mixingreality.com : February to March »

Top 10 posts on mixingreality.com : February to March 2010

Image : Joan Snyder from Women Make Lists People love lists.  Lists tell us where we stand, if only in our heads, and if only for the moment.  So here is our first list of the top posts from the last month.  If you have been here before, many thanks for helping get mixing reality off to a roaring start. If this is your first time, take a [...]

YouTube going strong : 2 billion views per day : a »

After reading that the newly acquired AOL’s, The Huffington Post announced layoffs of hundreds of employees, it’s encouraging to see the words “hiring”,  and looking to nurture"content creators",  which YouTube posted this week on their blog : "That’s why today we’re establishing the YouTube Creator Institute – the first [...]

Dutch product designer Merel Karhof uses the wind to »

Dutch product designer Merel Karhof uses the wind to knit a scarf?

We think Merel Karhof is quite ingenious....  harnessing natural energy to produce a beautiful scarf !! With the power of the wind, a knitting machine knits from the outside towards the inside of a building. The knitted material is harvested from time to time and rounded-off in individually packaged scarves. Each scarf has its own label [...]

Craig Newmark launches his latest venture : »

If after 16 years, you have not used CraigsList, this post will make no sense to you.  If, like approximately 100 Million people worldwide who utilize this amazing people connector, you do, you will see this as the next logical step in Craig's famous low-key approach to fame and fortune. Today Craig Newmark launched CraigConnects, his next [...]

JR’s TED prize ‘wish’ : turn the »

JR’s TED prize ‘wish’ :  turn the world INSIDE OUT

JR has definitely been on our radar these last weeks, and now he has announced his TED prize wish : "I wish for you to stand up for what you care about by participating in a global art project, and together we'll turn the world...INSIDE OUT." People around the world are encouraged to upload black and white photographic portraits, personal [...]

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