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Street Art Restaurant ‘BIBO’

Creative design agency substance has furnished a French restaurant in Hong Kong with works of street art from renowned designers. Inside ‘BIBO‘, installations by invader, JR and mr brainwash are accompanied by hangings from banksy, damien hirst and daniel arsham offering diners a new way to experience art. The space has also become a studio for new work, with creatives from around the world invited to undertake independent projects.

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“MIDTOWN Meets GODZILLA”

Crewmember Tetsuo Hayashi airbrushes the final touches to a 6.6 meter replica of the famous Godzilla at Tokyo Midtown on July 15, 2014 in Tokyo, Japan. The “MIDTOWN Meets GODZILLA” project is in collaboration with the Japan release of the Hollywood film version of “Godzilla”. The Godzilla built on the lawns of Tokyo Midtown will host a light show everynight complete with mist, audio and fire rays.

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Jibo: The World’s First Family Robot

This white, 11-inch tall robot has an HD LCD touchscreen “face”, a sleek, white ABS plastic, glass, and aluminum body, and a 3-axis motor system that allows for natural, emotion-stirring movement. Thanks to two hi-res cameras, Jibo can recognize and track faces, and can even independently take photos and video, while 360º microphones and natural language processing let you talk to him from anywhere in the room. He can even connect with your phone to give you hands-free reminders and messages. Coming in 2015.

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Remembering the Apollo 11 Moon Landing

July 20th is the 45th Anniversary of the Apollo 11 moon landing. Everywhere in the world Buzz travels, people tell them their stories of where they were the day he and Neil Armstrong walked on the moon. He used to keep a little black book to keep track of where everyone was but this time turned to social media to gather stories with the hashtag #Apollo45.

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