Last week, teenage self-taught engineer Kai Kloepfer unveiled his creation: the world’s first working smart gun – a firearm that unlocks like an iPhone, detecting the owner via fingerprint recognition.
Check out a zero-emission electric motorcycle circling the globe, see vintage Halloween masks, artists weigh in on citizenship and democracy, explore Los Angeles neighborhoods through the lens of religion and spirituality, and step back in time at the LA Archives Bazaar.
Large-scale installation artist Patrick Shearn is the man behind Coachella’s massive roving astronaut and butterfly, Pershing Square’s fluttering silver sail, and now “Nimbus,” a musical storm of clouds inside the Walt Disney Concert Hall.
Dutch architect Rem Koolhaas and his firm OMA are designing a new events center for Wilshire Boulevard Temple, a historic synagogue in Koreatown. Why did the temple need a name-brand architect? And will the two buildings “talk” to each other?