Why does strange architecture lend itself to ghost stories, and what do these stories unveil about our own prejudices? Colin Dickey digs into this in his new book, “Ghostland: An American History in Haunted Places.”
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.
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.
In late July, ceramicist Ben Medansky got a surprising phone call: his studio was on fire. Most of his work was destroyed, but through the ashes, the artist was able to see a new layer of beauty. And social media helped him rebuild.
The Summer Olympics will kick off in Rio de Janeiro on August 5, drawing hundreds of international sports stars to Brazil. But a different breed of competitors is also gathering in Rio – one whose idea…
A ceramic art fair, robots that sense scents, a film installation that plops you in the middle of the road, Santa Monica’s history museum and a cello performance at Schindler House. Here are five design things to do in LA this week.
This week, thousands of politicians and journalists have flocked to Cleveland, Ohio for the 2016 Republican National Convention. While party members are convening at the city’s 20,000-seat Quicken Loans Arena, many activists are using…