‘Stockholm’ is “based on an absurd but true story” and lives up to its promise set in an age where bank heists were more like high risk smash-and-grabs.
A 38 cm long massive rat, dubbed ‘Viking rat,’ terrorised a family in Sweden. The family first suspected something was amiss when their cat refused to enter the kitchen in their home in Stockholm.
Throughout history, creatively inclined people have had to sometimes rely on a rich benefactor for financial backing, while their ideas are still in the teething phase. “Ideas Island” is project by Fredrik Härén which allows creatives to stay on one of three private islands for free.
The Stockholm riots have reached their fifth day. On Sunday a 69-year-old man waving a machete was shot dead in his apartment by police claiming it was an act of self defense, this is reportedly the reason for the riots.
Still don’t get why the iPad is the best tablet out there? Then check out this presentation by two Swedish magicians – their use of seven iPads, along with some old-fashioned trickery, should clear things up for you. Bucket loads of amazing are waiting for you – after the jump.
Perspective-based art is usually a little lame – ‘look, guys, I’m holding up the Leaning Tower of Pisa!’ – but this dude pulls it off. Erik Johannson, Stockholm street artist, set up this bottomless pit illusion called ‘Mind Your Step’ in Sergels torg, and let passers-by play around with it. It’s cool.