Dutch contemporary artist Desiree Palmen has gained worldwide recognition for her unique camouflage installations that explore human mimicry in urban environments. Her work is inspired by the installation of police surveillance cameras in dangerous areas of Rotterdam, and she uses clothes painted to match the background to reflect on the possibility of people dissolving or disappearing into their surroundings. Continue reading »
The EDC Prepper: Paracord Bracelet Survival Kit Equipped With LED Light, Fire Starter, Compass, Knife
When the worst happens you need to be ready. This Every Day Carry (EDC) bracelet is a wearable survival and tool kit that is always on you. Inside this paracord strap you will find useful gear such as; a fire starter, cutting blade, LED light, compass, fishing kit, handcuff key and more. Continue reading »
Our ancestors could spot natural predators from far by their silhouettes. Are we equally aware of the predators in the present-day? Drones are remote-controlled planes that can be used for anything from surveillance and deadly force, to rescue operations and scientific research. Most drones are used today by military powers for remote-controlled surveillance and attack, and their numbers are growing. The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) predicted in 2012 that within 20 years there could be as many as 30.000 drones flying over U.S. Soil alone. As robotic birds will become commonplace in the near future, we should be prepared to identify them. This survival guide is an attempt to familiarise ourselves and future generations, with a changing technological environment.
This document contains the silhouettes of the most common drone species used today and in the near future. Each indicating nationality and whether they are used for surveillance only or for deadly force. All drones are drawn in scale for size indication. From the smallest consumer drones measuring less than 1 meter, up to the Global Hawk measuring 39,9 meter in length.
‘Zombie Survival’ is a contest taking place all around Alameda de la Sagra where participants have to avoid getting touched by Zombies and find all clues to survive. The winners will leave the village by helicopter. Photos by Pablo Blazquez Dominguez/Getty Images. Continue reading »
Hit by a meteorite, wiped out by a pandemic, fried in a nuclear holocaust or frozen in another Ice Age: Civilization could end in a hundred ways. Yet the relentless onslaught of disaster prophecies leaves you overwhelmed, exhausted and unsure who to believe. You’ve got Apocalypse Fatigue, but don’t give up. The climate is the hottest it’s been for 1,000 years, and this century will see temperatures rise five times more than they have already, bringing hurricanes, floods, famine and wildfire. So start preparing: build a bunker, secure your energy supply, stockpile food. When mankind throws itself into the abyss, you need to be ready to climb back out. Continue reading »