Nowadays everybody can be a 'Pavement Picasso' with Crayola 3D Sidewalk Chalk but you'll need those stupid glasses to see the effect. Julian Beever is a chalk artist from the UK who creates pretty amazing 3D optical illusions using nothing but plain oldskool chalk.
Inspiration overflow alert! Too many ideas, too many TED talks. The tagline of TED is "ideas worth spreading" and the theory behind the conferences is that ideas can 'have sex' and spawn lots of interesting, new baby ideas. But Chris Anderson of TED (not the Wired editor in chief) says it's also changing the behaviour of speakers.
Programmer/composer Jacky Ligon has released a new VSTi synth.
"A gift to the xenharmonic and microtonal community, as well as to musicians and composers who are interested in exploring the exciting possibilities of microtuning in their music. It is being offered as freeware and can be downloaded here: Xenharmonic FMTS VSTi v1.0"