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“I’m going to tell you about the latest in wearable technology — this is a mobile purikura photo booth.”

LED maniac and all-around tech fanatic Joseph Tame is always the brightest personality in the room — both literally and figuratively. In “Purikura and Light Trails” from PKN Tokyo Vol. 120, he shows off a few of the new gadgets he’s whipped up with the help of arduino, light sensors, and open-source cameras developed by MIT.

When Eve took the apple, she said to Adam, “I want to think for myself.”

Ellen ter Gast tells us that ethical heroism is what we need most in this world. In “Bold Ethics” from PKN Maastricht Vol. 24, Ellen shows us that the right thing to do isn’t always the easy thing to do — especially when it means leaving behind our previously-held beliefs.

Creativity is a place you and your child should go. 

Sharon Exley presents the top 10 ways to nurture creativity, challenge, adventure, and more in children. In “Nurturing Your Child’s Creativity” from PKN Chicago Vol. 32 she shows us that apples don't fall far from trees (via her own brave and artful explorer, Emma).

“I love brains — not in a zombie sort of way — I love discovering how they work.”

Occupational therapist Julie Frew explores a thought: science can be interpreted as very bleak, but also full of hope. In “Universal Grey Matter” from PKN Christchurch Vol. 21 she draws parallels between the human brain and our vast universe.


The new top image featured on the front page page of the site this week comes from one of Montevideo's PechaKucha Night events in 2014. We sure love those big PKN letters in the back. 


The American Institute of Architects Channelon our site continues to grow with content, with the presentation archives now including the two sessions that took place at the AIA Convention 2013, here and here.


Make sure you have creative 20/20 vision by attending New Orleans' PechaKucha Night Vol. 15 on February 3 (see full poster here). You'll find more PKN flyers/posters over at our Tumblr.


For our City Focus this week, we return to one of our more vibrant -- and veteran -- series, and that's the one in Chicago, with the latest batch of presentations published coming from last month's Vol. 32.

“These are quiet, concentrated, and precise images seemingly of everyday scenes, but in fact these are staged moments suspended in time.”

Photography has taken Nora Bibel all over the world: Vietnam, Myanmar, Germany and more. In “Photography Comes First” from PKN Bangalore Vol. 13 Nora speaks about her beautiful portrait work, books, and exhibitions that have made up her work. She tells us her themes are utopia, social change, home, memories, and more.

Hermit crabs are picky when it comes to their shells, but what happens if you give them a palace to wear?

Artist Aki Inomata speaks about her work designing and printing shells for hermit crabs that are based on real-life locations. In "If You Give a Crab a Castle" from PKN Tokyo Vol. 120 she tells us how she wonders about the nature of a living space that is not tied to a specific locale, but one that is tied to ones self.

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