The Sun at Night

Gerrit Rietveld reissued, a virtual reality gender swap, NASA in art and more in our weekly look at the web

Artists David Henckel and Dan Wilkinson’s latest project has taken the UK by storm. Their 30-minute film and visual art installation “The Sun at Night” uses NASA imagery to portray a year in the life of the sun. A spherical projection of the rotating star set to ambient, foreboding music is equal parts science and art, and the film (shown exclusively at night) manages to …

Bottled Cocktails Surge

Gerrit Rietveld reissued, a virtual reality gender swap, NASA in art and more in our weekly look at the web

More and more, drinkers are accepting that if they’re made well, pre-bottled cocktails can actually taste good. But this isn’t a new idea; it’s actually a historic concept that died out during Prohibition. Craft brands are ushering in the return; recognizing that you can age a mixed cocktail like any other spirit, and bartenders will still have control with the final flourishes. Now even bartenders …

Love is a Data Field

Gerrit Rietveld reissued, a virtual reality gender swap, NASA in art and more in our weekly look at the web

LA-based PhD student Chris McKinlay was unsatisfied with OkCupid’s matchmaking algorithms and decided to take matters into his own hands. Using his knowledge of applied math, he hacked the dating site to help destiny garner better results. Check out Wired’s in-depth article to find out if he ended up finding true love.