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(Gizmodo)   What the hell is this weird alien looking spiral in the desert?   (sploid.gizmodo.com) divider line 29
    More: Strange, particle displacement, eons ago, deserts  
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7399 clicks; posted to Geek » on 24 Feb 2014 at 4:18 AM (38 weeks ago)   |  Favorite    |   share:  Share on Twitter share via Email Share on Facebook   more»



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2014-02-24 12:09:56 AM  
It's beautiful.
 
2014-02-24 12:17:23 AM  
Strange. If you read the article and watch the video, it's all explained right in the link you posted.

files.abovetopsecret.com
 
2014-02-24 12:22:18 AM  
Waste of resources is what it is.

Heirarchy of Art, from best to worst:

Good
Great
Extremely Bad
Mediocre
Abstract
Plain Bad
Not Art
Poop
Modern

Good art is better than great art because there's more of. David is an amazing statue, but there's only so many times you can see it before yawn.
 
2014-02-24 12:49:50 AM  
Good (Calvin and Hobbes)
Great (da Vinci)
Extremely Bad (xkcd)
Mediocre (Thomas Kincaid)
Abstract (This thing)
Plain Bad (Picasso portraits)
Not Art (The Big Wave in Santa Monica)
Poop (A real dog turd)
Modern (Jackson Pollock, ect)
 
2014-02-24 12:58:29 AM  
Smitty, if you'd read the article attached, you'd already know what it is...
 
2014-02-24 01:03:44 AM  
It's an art installation. Like Spiral Jetty but better.
 
2014-02-24 01:04:28 AM  
Its name is Desert Breath and it was finished in 1997 by the D.A.ST. Arteam, composed by Danae Stratou (installation artist), Alexandra Stratou (industrial designer & architect), Stella Constantinides (architect).
 
2014-02-24 01:51:10 AM  
Oh, shiat.

It's a marker.

static1.wikia.nocookie.net
 
2014-02-24 02:14:24 AM  
img503.imageshack.us
 
2014-02-24 04:29:51 AM  
Thank you submitter. That is very likely the coolest thing I will see today.
 
2014-02-24 04:47:18 AM  
Just so I can prepare is it Goauld, Wraith or Ori I should be concerned about?
 
2014-02-24 06:23:39 AM  

Representative of the unwashed masses: Just so I can prepare is it Goauld, Wraith or Ori I should be concerned about?


Richard "Dinky" Earnshaw just killed the human race.
 
2014-02-24 06:29:08 AM  
I wonder if people who donated money to this also donate money to help homeless or hungry people. I'm sure a house or two could have been built with the time and money it took to build this.
 
2014-02-24 06:56:53 AM  

fusillade762:


/leaving satisfied
 
2014-02-24 07:00:39 AM  
upload.wikimedia.org
It reminds me of these.
 
2014-02-24 07:06:26 AM  
upload.wikimedia.org
OH SHIIIIIIIIII-
 
2014-02-24 08:09:10 AM  
assets-s3.rollingstone.com
something something Yellow King
 
db2
2014-02-24 08:20:58 AM  
You're right, no... human being would stack sand like that.
 
2014-02-24 08:55:38 AM  
Time is a flat circle.
 
2014-02-24 08:55:54 AM  
A big sign that says, "FOOD"?
 
2014-02-24 09:18:07 AM  

Tax Boy: [assets-s3.rollingstone.com image 850x566]
something something Yellow King


Came for this.

Unobtanium: /leaving satisfied


This.
 
2014-02-24 09:37:13 AM  
static2.businessinsider.com
 
2014-02-24 10:08:38 AM  

Felgraf: OH SHIIIIIIIIII-


Came for this.
 
2014-02-24 10:12:09 AM  
It's probably just some weird alien-looking spiral in the desert.
 
2014-02-24 10:58:52 AM  
It's an art installation that isn't even 20 years old.

Now where to I collect my prize?

/Why are we asking these stupid questions?
 
2014-02-24 02:54:17 PM  
Andy Goldsworthy, please pick up the white courtesy phone...
 
2014-02-24 03:00:59 PM  
Farking burners.....
 
2014-02-24 05:21:19 PM  

Tax Boy: [assets-s3.rollingstone.com image 850x566]
something something Yellow King


I appreciated the hustle on this.
 
2014-02-24 10:30:21 PM  

SumJackass07: [upload.wikimedia.org image 400x300]
It reminds me of these.


Ooooo! What is that?

/also, what's in the article? I won't click a Gawker link
 
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