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04.18.11 Bucky Turco

The UK’s version of the Pentagon did a study on UAVs and concluded that their increasing role in warfare could to lead to an “incremental and involuntary journey towards a Terminator-like reality.” Well, that sounds positively frightening. Says the report: “Autonomous systems will, in effect, be self-aware and their response to inputs indistinguishable from, or […]

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04.04.11 Marina Galperina

Revolutionary technology from Condition ONE gets you as close to the front line of the Libyan Revolution without the consequences of getting shelled. They’ve got an epic video promo that demonstrates how you easily you can pan through all the bloody happenings with a simple swoosh of your iPad. […]

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01.27.11 Marina Galperina

Someone particularly playful insane stuck around the storm long enough to build a snowman and get caught on the surveillance cameras snooping the street around Kenny Scharf’s mural on Houston Street at the Bowery. (Photo: ANIMALNewYork) […]

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11.10.10 Marina Galperina

Heaps of animal corpses, jars of fetuses contorted from Agent Orange, domestic wars, plastic obsessions — these are the Disquieting Images on view now at the Triennale in Milan. […]

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09.09.10 Marina Galperina

There’s this crumpled car that was mangled in a Baghad bombing. It’s rusting surrounded by military hardware on display in London’s Imperial War Museum. The unclaimed bomb killed 38 and injured many more at a book market. Jeremy Deller’s 5 March 2007 would just like to remind you, there’s more to war than shiny guns. […]

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07.29.10 Marina Galperina

Polish historians at the Warsaw Uprising Museum are teaching the kids about war the only way they can – with a cool, five minute 3D movie. The City of Ruins takes the ignorant, snot-nosed punks on an aerial swoop over a digital, archive-material-based post-WWII Warsaw, its collapsed bridges, roofless districts and a “flat sea of […]

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06.16.10 Marina Galperina

Yeah, “Russia sucks“, Russian authorities are corrupt, but what are you going to do about it? Well, St Petersburg’s renegade art-group of political pranksters – Voina (War) – turned a historic bridge into one giant “Fuck You!” to the Russian federal agencies. Here’s how they pulled it off. […]

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05.25.10 Bucky Turco

Way back in 1953, after a major 3 year war (that was really between the U.S. and the Soviet Union), Kim Il-sung, father of North Korea and current leader Kim Jong-il, signed a peace accord with South Korea that has been affect for almost 6 decades, until today. North Korea has officially cut all its […]

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04.06.10 Bucky Turco

Military commanders are worried that fast food outlets located on U.S. bases in Afghanistan are eating up valuable resources and making life in the hellish country way too cushy for soldiers, so they’re closing them down once their contracts expire. That means no more Burger King, Pizza Hut or T.G.I. Friday’s, but the cutbacks don’t […]

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03.25.10 Bucky Turco

The Russians are keeping the UK’s Royal Air Force busy, forcing them to scramble at least 20 times. It’s like the Cold War all over again! […]

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