Man Flies Across Kuala Lumpur Skyline in Clever Lexus Ad

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Citizens of Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, recently observed an otherworldly sight — an illuminated man who appeared to be traipsing across the skyline.

The feat was made possible via strobe lights and a team of stuntmen clad in bespoke suits created by Hollywood costume designer Vin Burnham and technical director Adam Wright. A computer system using DMX software also wirelessly triggered the suits to light up on demand

The overall effect is cool and different, and reflects well on the brand. “Strobe” is the latest in a series called “Amazing in Motion” that aims to celebrate objects in motion. Others include “Swarm,” which features a fleet of small quadcopters, and “Steps,” which tells the tale of a balletic couple of giant metal figurines. Check them out, below: Read more…

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The Skyline Desktop

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The Skyline Desktop

We’ve highlighted some of okubax‘s desktops before, but this Arch Linux desktop is a joy to look at, with or without the wallpaper up. Plus, it’s easy to configure. Here’s what you’ll need.

We love Arch—in fact, we have a whole guide to Arch for anyone interested in trying it out. As for this desktop though, here’s when you’ll need to make yours look like okubax’s:

That’s really about it. Of course, you don’t have to be running Arch to get this setup, but it certainly helps. If you’re curious how he set everything up, or if you have questions on how things work, head over to Okubax’s Flickr page to ask your questions. Let him know how much you like his work while you’re there!

Do you have a good-looking, functional desktop of your own to show off? Share it with us! Post it to your personal Kinja blog using the tag desktop showcase or add it to our Lifehacker Desktop Show and Tell Flickr pool. Screenshots must be at least at least 640×360 and please include information about what you used, links to your wallpaper, skins, and themes, and any other relevant details. If your awesome desktop catches our eye, you might get featured!

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