Ghost of the Titanic?

Today marks the 100th anniversary of the sinking of the Titanic. Here’s an amazing image by Swiss light artist Gerry Hofstetter projected onto an iceberg.

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Closer to home, this plaque is affixed to the side of a house across the street from where we live.

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Francis Davis Millet was an extraordinary man. Here’s his entry on Encyclopedia Titanica.

A Look Back at Good Mornings in Shipyard Park (2011)

Each morning I take a photograph with my iPhone using a program called Everyday to capture what the start of the day looks like at Shipyard Park in Mattapoisett, MA. I post these images to Facebook, Twitter and Google+ where they consistently get many thumbs up and comments. In fact, if I miss a day or 2, people get worried and email me often tongue in cheek complaining that their day got off to a rotten start without the image of Shipyard Park.

I have been taking photographs since I was about 10 years old and I’ve always been interested in using the media to capture time and place. The Everyday iPhone app is great because in addition to helping to set up the photo each morning, it also creates these cool little movies like this one for 2011. Enjoy.

Turning Garbage into Art: Beach Plastic by Richard Land and Judith Selby Lang

Richard Lang and Judith Selby Lang collect tons of plastic debris off a beach near their Norther California home and clean, categorize and store it before using it to create beautiful artwork.

Explore their website Beach Plastic

via Colossal

Hackathon on a Boat Produces a Flamethrower Flash

In keeping with the “Sea-Fever/WaterFire” meme, here’s a fun video about what happens when you put a bunch of geeks on a boat for a few days and tell them to “make” stuff.

( via PetaPixel via Engadget via Photocomment)