The planned museum, designed by Ma Yansong of MAD Architects, looks like a postmodern blend of the Millennium Falcon, Disney’s (DIS) Space Mountain attraction and the TWA terminal at JFK International Airport.
It seems George Lucas fans have a win in Chicago, as the city has just approved zoning for the mountainous Lucas Museum of Narrative Art. Designed by MAD, the sloping building reaches two volcano-like peaks, a stone’s throw from the Shedd Aquarium and Field Museum. Show More Summary
After having the first iteration of The Hobbit and the adaptation of At the Mountains of Madness fall through his fingers, director Guillermo del Toro focused his time on the big sci-fi action adventure Pacific Rim and then moved back into horror territory for the forthcoming Crimson Peak (in theaters later this week). Show More Summary
Andrew Hultkrans on Lovecraft's AT THE MOUNTAINS OF MADNESS
On this day, 125 years ago, Howard Phillip Lovecraft was born. He would grow to become one of horror’s most influential authors, writing such stories as The Call Of Cthulhu and At The Mountains Of Madness. His works could be the inspiration for people such as John Carpenter, Stephen King, Dean Koontz, and Joss Whedon, […]
One of the world's most avant garde architects pays homage to man's best friend. You know Ma Yansong's firm MAD Architects for bold, environmentally-inspired architecture: its icy mountains on the Harbin Cultural Island; the modern pyramid of the Lucas Museum; the funnel clouds of the Absolute Towers. Show More Summary
Robbie Maddison has ridden the mad offspring of a dirt bike and a surfboard over the waves of Tahiti and into eternal glory. This stunt is so extreme it’ll make you sweat Mountain Dew and fart out a Metallica riff. Don’t take my word for it, just watch the thing right here! Read more...
The 20th running of this French mountain bike slam dance was rich with carnage, as always.
Images courtesy of the artists and Warner Bros. VFX artists are the unsung heroes of Mad Max: Fury Road (Warner Bros. Pictures), tirelessly erasing the safety equipment that makes stunts possible and compositing the mountains and set pieces that bring the post-apocalyptic wasteland to life. Show More Summary
-Interface/FCB Ulka, Fuji Mountain Bikes “Save the Mountain” (video above). -Adweek explains “Why Matthew Weiner Ended Mad Men With ‘the Best Ad Ever Made.'” -Weber Shandwick was named digital agency of record for McCormick Canada. -MDC...Show More Summary
As promised, AMC, blocked out all sister stations – BBC America, IFC, Sundance and WE – during tonight’s series finale of Mad Men. The image above is what showed during the East Coast broadcast of the final episode, Mountain and Pacific time zones can expect the same thing soon. Show More Summary
Freakin' Freeze-Dried Freedom! HUGE Mountain House Discounts... and CRAZY Freebies too! The fury, the madness... post-apocalyptic visions are nightmarish in the hands of modern filmmakers. We say, "Don't get MAD, Max... get PREPPED." There's peace of mind in the right gear and supplies when you lay it all in before it's needed. Show More Summary
The views from NASA’s Mars rover Curiosity have become even more dramatic as it climbs higher up the side of Mt Sharp in Gale Crater. And the questions as to what it is seeing are becoming more intriguing by the metre. Curiosity made a sky hook landing in the flat inner lowlands of the crater [...]
Your old high school yearbook is either a treasure trove of nostalgic goodness or a closet full of skeletons, but in "Darlin' Celsa," the third single from Maestro's debut album, Mountains of Madness (out now on Tigersushi)—and the first music video from directors, Parachutes—it's even darker than the latter. Show More Summary
There's a mad land grab in Mountain View, California, and Google and its neighbor LinkedIn are at the heart of it. The two tech giants, along with five other parties, all submitted plans to develop 5.8 million square feet in North Bayshore. Show More Summary
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West Virginia poked the bear. It's never a good idea to poke the bear. A dominant Kentucky squad ran the Mountaineers out of the gym in their Sweet 16 matchup Thursday night, winning to the tune of 78-39. In reality, the game was over within the first few minutes, as the Wildcats flexed their undefeated muscles in head-turning fashion. Show More Summary
The top-seeded Kentucky Wildcats may not have covered the spread in either of their first two games of the 2015 NCAA tournament, but they remain on track for a second straight Elite Eight berth if they can just get by the fifth-seeded West Virginia Mountaineers in the Sweet 16 Thursday in Cleveland. Show More Summary
Now you'll recognize me at NCECA One nice thing about working at Portland Pottery is I always get a handful of pots out of each kiln load. I don't fire all my demos - I'd be buried in a mountain of not-quite-polished pot - but every firing there are a few.This one is a trick I love to show students. Show More Summary
Melo Trimble did his best to keep Maryland in it, but West Virginia's combination of scoring balance and defense allowed the Mountaineers to advance to the Sweet 16 with a 69-59 victory in Sunday's third-round NCAA tournament action. Four West Virginia players scored in double figures. Show More Summary