The new Times Square New Year’s Eve Ball is a 12 foot geodesic sphere, double the size of previous Balls, and weighs 11,875 pounds. Covered in 2,668 Waterford Crystals and powered by 32,256 Philips Luxeon Rebel LEDS, the new Ball is capable of creating a palette of more than 16 million vibrant colors and billions of patterns producing a spectacular kaleidoscope effect atop One Times Square.
Some more pics after the jump.
Photographer Eirik Solheim created some awesome time-lapse videos after taking photos from his window. Pretty incredible video footage (even better in HD). Video after the jump.
check out the latest project over at Booooooom.
There is so much beauty in its simplicity. It reminds me a lot of the happier submissions over at PostSecret.
Synopsis: A young time traveler is confronted by an arrogant and hairless future version of himself. The award-winning short film written and directed by A.J. Bond, produced and shot by Amy Belling.
(view the whole short film after the jump.)
The idea is simple enough, but the results are fantastic. An honest glimpse into the lives of 50 people. It’s beautiful, it’s insightful, it’s hilarious, it’s heartbreaking. I love this idea.