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Circus Revivals

The Return to Live Art and Talent as Entertainment

Implications - With the advent of CGI and digitally-rendered stunts, the desire for observing raw, natural talent is growing. Clowns and circus acts have been brought into mainstream pop culture, starting with Cirque du Soleil and continuing with professional clown schools and stilts for everyday performers.
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play_circle_filled Powerisers
Powerisers
Jumping Stilts
If you liked our coverage of the Flybar Extreme Pogo Stick video, then you’ll be dying to check out the new Powerisers Jumping Stilts.  Run up to 20 miles an hour (with medium risk of injury). Available… MORE
Evil Celebrity Clowns
Evil Celebrity Clowns
Famous Faces Digitally Repainted at Worth1000
If you suffer from coulrophobia, (exaggerated fear of clowns) stay away from this gallery, because these are not just clowns, they are evil, celebrity clowns! Worth1000.com, a very cool art and and multi-media… MORE
Luxury Steel Box Home on Stilts
Luxury Steel Box Home on Stilts
Delta Shelter
When you think of the weekend cabin, most people will think of one made from logs, wood, or stone. The Delta Shelter is the creation of Tom Kundig, of the Seattle architects Olson Sundberg Kundig Allen.… MORE
play_circle_filled HangBoarding
HangBoarding
Trapeze Bolted to a Snowboard
In 2001, a Canadian named Don Arney used his technical skill and his imagination aided, I’m guessing by some dangerous combination of beer, weed, boredom and fearlessness, to invent the HangBoard. Basically… MORE
Giant Exhaust Fan Architecture
Giant Exhaust Fan Architecture
The Anara Tower in Dubai
What fun the skyscraper architects must be having with the oil money in Dubai. It seems that if it can be imagined, it will be funded and built. The latest wild skyscraper is Anara, which will be 125 floors… MORE
Great Wheel of China
Great Wheel of China
World's Tallest Ferris Wheel in Beijing
China is to make history with the ongoing construction of the world's tallest ferris wheel. At 680 feet, the $99 million Beijing Great Wheel is being built in Eastern Beijing's Chaoyang Park. The tourist… MORE
70s Hair Revivals
70s Hair Revivals
Britney Spears Channels Farrah Fawcett for 'Circus'
Britney Spears is looking like a blow-dried 70s diva on the front cover of her new album 'Circus.' Even the graphic design of the album has a 70s feel about it. While Britney Spears is looking a lot better… MORE
Socially Conscious Clowns
Socially Conscious Clowns
2009 Calendar Funds MS
The 2009 Naked Clown Calendar, though a fun theme, is being used to raise funds for researching a very serious disease: Multiple Sclerosis (MS).  Only the first two shots are from the calendar but the… MORE
Cowboy Clown Couture
Cowboy Clown Couture
Jean Paul Lespagnard Fashion
Jean Paul Lesgagnard has gone cowboy crazy and colorful with his new fashion collection. The line is a combination of cowboy meets clown. He has taken the clown polka dots and exaggerated cut of circus… MORE
Treehouses on Log Stilts
Treehouses on Log Stilts
Zigloo Architecture
This Zigloo home is a new take on a "log house." Instead of being made up of a series of logs, the small rectangular dwelling is perched atop four sturdy wooden logs. While still just a concept, the… MORE
Solar Powered Ferris Wheels
Solar Powered Ferris Wheels
New Santa Monica Pier Wheel
Pacific Park in Southern California is home to one of Hollywood movies’ most famous landmarks, the Santa Monica Pier ferris wheel. Taking advantage of the sunny climate, it is the world’s only solar powered… MORE
play_circle_filled Global Theme Park Competitions
Global Theme Park Competitions
7 Cities With Giant Ferris Wheels
The classic old carnival ride, the Ferris Wheel, has become the latest mark of pride for major cities around the globe. Popular again in recent years, Ferris wheels are at the pinnacle of architectural… MORE
Trapeze Chandeliers
Trapeze Chandeliers
Do Swing Light
Practice your gymnastics moves on this novel trapeze chandelier that instantly transforms your room into a gym or playground. The Do Swing combines a swing and a light for a functional fun light design.… MORE
play_circle_filled Giant Clown Conventions
Giant Clown Conventions
Red Noses Gather in Mexico City
Now this is some uber wacky parading. This is the 8th annual convention where clowns get together and share ideas, gimmicks and laughs. You can’t really dodge those behaviors when so many comedians get… MORE
Branding America's Largest, Eco Ferris Wheel
Branding America's Largest, Eco Ferris Wheel
Pepsi Globe
Ferris wheels are great, but skyscraper-size billboards are not. I'm a huge fan of the British Airways London Eye, an exception perhaps, as the branding isn't visually obvious and it was designed by… MORE

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