John Baldessari’s VISIONAIRE

Elon Musk's new Tesla, the Nobel Prize-winning blue diode, skateboarding sculptor Stefan Janoski and more in our weekly look at the web

Conceptual artist John Baldessari is best known for his work in found photography and the application of his sense of humor—most notably, his signature technique of covering faces with bright colorful price stickers. For VISIONAIRE’s 64th issue, his subjects are a little more recognizable—with selfies of Drake, Miley Cyrus, Gisele Bündchen, Scarlett Johansson and more—but his “interventions” are still just as colorful and mischievous as …

Elon’s Tesla D Unveiled

Elon Musk's new Tesla, the Nobel Prize-winning blue diode, skateboarding sculptor Stefan Janoski and more in our weekly look at the web

Elon Musk unveiled the Tesla D this week to much anticipation and, of course, it’s incredibly advanced. The new dual-motor, all-wheel-drive car is capable of doing 0-60 mph in 3.2 seconds and introduces a collision-avoiding autopilot mode with highway radar, ultrasonic sonar to detect objects 360 degrees around the vehicle and even the ability to park and summon itself.

United States of #Turnt

Elon Musk's new Tesla, the Nobel Prize-winning blue diode, skateboarding sculptor Stefan Janoski and more in our weekly look at the web

The popularity of slang words changes with a unique irregularity and spontaneity that is not only unpredictable, it’s tough for even the most culturally in-tune to keep up. Data-loving Urban Dictionary-readers at Mic combed through the Google Trend numbers to offer their own slanged-out State of the Union. According the to report, “swag” and “ratchet” are on their way out, while we’re at peak “Bye …