A cold wave of grassy air spilled through the alleyway. As we circled the bend, there, at the horizon, we saw thousands. Thousands, spreading through the street as if they had grown there for ages, dropping chaff, sprouting tubers, and working their way toward the mineral-rich core of these links.

Alex Konstad – His characters are incredible. His creatures are even better. Otherworldly oddities with all sorts of interesting details.

Read Planet Rise – The Martian landscape, created by Sean Doran with data from the HiRISE camera on Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter. Like you’re there.

Christo – The artist famous for wrap art and massive belief-defying installations passed away at the age of 84. These are some of his projects.

Plexi – Experiments with various colors of plexiglass.

The Schwa – What’s the most common vowel in English? The schwa of course. All about it and why it is.

Cheeky Astronomer – The sculpture of Yinka Shonibare. Figurines of fiberglass with globe heads experiencing the world.

Hot Wheels High-Jump – How high can a Hot Wheels car be launched and still land on its wheels? About this high.

COVID Slogan Generator – Perfect for inducing just the right amount of panic.

Ducati GT1000 – A custom cafe racer from Purpose Built Bikes at 175kg, 92hp and a shape and tail light that is a little future, a little retro.

Who Sampled: Kraftwerk – The samples that Kraftwerk used, used by other artists from Beck to Pink and Beyond.

The Dreamer’s Hotel – Enter Shakari live from lockdown in a video put together for Snob.

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Josh is founder and editor at SolidSmack.com, founder at Aimsift Inc., and co-founder of EvD Media. He is involved in engineering, design, visualization, the technology making it happen, and the content developed around it. He is a SolidWorks Certified Professional and excels at falling awkwardly.