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Hyped: The Week In Links 6/15

On the blog this week we watched a cosmic cat fight between earth and Mars, learned that the Met museum let MakerBot scan some of its masterpieces so you can 3D print them, found out how Chris Milk’s Kinect-based The Treachery Of Sanctuary works, enjoyed a conversation between James Powderly and MAKE Magazine’s Dale Dougherty, spoke to Jean Piché about his seminal album Heliograms, welcomed the arrival of a 3D printing burrito machine, and learned how the viral web has affected art.

And on the world wide web, this…

· What happens when you take a leaf blower to people’s faces and record it in slow-mo (above)? Hilarity happens, that’s what.

· And, while we’re on the slow-mo theme, here’s how a hard drive works… in slow-mo!

· Kutiman filmed his friend, street artist Dover D, decorating the escalators of Tel Aviv’s City Hall. It proved a perfect place to replicate the Star Wars opening crawl.

· X-Men Guernica merges Picasso’s classic with the superhero mutants. [via]

· Cephalic Sniffing: Adam Rothstein looks at the natural history of surveillance.

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