29.05.09 by Jeff

Puzzzzzzzle Challenge!

For all you puzzle people, I scanned this one just for you! I’ll mail a Booooooom Sticker/Button prize pack to the first 3 people to solve it. Take a photo or scan in the sheet of paper you use to work out your answer (as proof you did it) and email me the correct answer.

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If you know the answer please don’t ruin the fun for everyone else! You are welcome to voice your frustration in the comments though! This puzzle took me roughly an hour to solve. Good luck.













Jeff
Jeff Hamada is the Founder and Editor of Booooooom. He lives and works in Vancouver.



  • http://www.jeffhamada.com/ jeffhamada

    the answer fits perfectly with this site!

  • http://www.jeffhamada.com/ jeffhamada

    ps – there are orange and yellow words, its a bit hard to tell you may need to adjust your monitor!

  • Ink Asylum

    Excellent puzzle! It really forced me to stretch my brain, and right before bed! My answer is sent, I hope I’m one of the top three!

  • http://www.jeffhamada.com/ jeffhamada

    we have our first winner.

    Congrats to David Boyle!

  • http://migs.tk migs88

    this is making me nuts 8(( a few more words!

  • MeganAldo

    Hi, the link to your email doesn’t work on my computer. What address should i send my answer to?

    • http://www.jeffhamada.com/ jeffhamada

      the winners have all been announced but for future jeff[at]booooooom[dot]com

  • http://www.jeffhamada.com/ jeffhamada

    Congrats to Rodney Anderson (winner #2)

    and congrats to

    Kristi Cavataro – winner #3
    Beanbag – winner #3

    I’ll call it a tie, you both win!

  • Rodrigo

    nooo i was late!! x_x

    • http://www.jeffhamada.com/ jeffhamada

      i just emailed you Rodrigo! you just missed it, by about a half an hour! great work though all of you guys

  • lexi

    can you post the answer here? i’m really curious what the rest is, i’m was so close but i didn’t figure it out still.

    • http://www.jeffhamada.com/ jeffhamada

      ill provide it as a link:
      http://www.wired.com/gaming/virtualworlds/magazine/17-05/puzzle9?currentPage=2

      click on that if you want to know the answer – please don’t reveal the answer in the comments here so people can still enjoy solving it eventhough the contest is over.

      great job you guys! im excited there are this many people who like puzzles. maybe i’ll make it a recurring thing.

  • http://alteredlines.com Brendon

    This is awesome, I love stuff like this! After work I’ma have to take a crack at this!

  • http://bitstop-nfld.blogspot.com/ Karen

    Neat puzzle, figured it out in about 15 minutes except for the solution! I was using the decoded words instead of the actual words (I don’t think that will give anything away). Thanks for the brain challenge on this rainy day.

  • a.e.

    That seem to me to be rediculously dificult.
    Good thing I cheated. :)

  • Stan

    Nice, saw this puzzle before going out this morning, had a go when I got back. Had the same problem as Karen but figured it out eventually :)

  • http://davemania.com Dave

    I did it without cheating!
    Shame I have no proof.

  • steve

    i started translating into ms word so i could color code my translations, based on which colors i thought i figured out the rules for. i dont think karens and stans comments ruined anything but do make me think im just going off in the wrong direction now, lol.

    • Stan

      Steve: just carry on translating until you get all the words and it’ll make sense!

      • steve

        ah yep, it did :) just had me overthinking it for a moment was all.

  • MR.

    i feel so retarded. i looked at it for 5 minutes and still cant get anywhere with it.

  • http://www.jeffhamada.com/ jeffhamada

    a little hint to get your started:

    whirred = word

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  • MR.

    still didnt understand it when I looked at the answer haha

  • http://www.myspace.com/madamcandycorn candace(:

    That was fun(:
    The answer was amazing.

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27.05.16 by Jeff

Elaborate Salt Labyrinths by Japanese Artist Motoi Yamamoto

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Japanese Artist Motoi Yamamoto’s incredible, labyrinthine installations are the result of 45 hours of meticulously piled grains of salt, strewn inside a medieval castle in the South of France. I’ve posted about his work several times (here, here, here) but I never grow tired of it.

See more images of “Floating Garden” and “Labyrinth” below or as part of the exhibition Univers’sel at Aigues-Mortes until November 30th.

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It took the Google Cultural Institute five years to archive 200 artworks in super high resolution (we’re talking gigapixels). Now they’ve scanned 1,000 in just a few months all thanks to a new camera! The device, dubbed the Art Camera, has cut down capture time from a full day to around 30 minutes. With 20 cameras built, Google has been lending them out to major institutions in cities across the globe free of charge!

It is pretty incredible how far you can zoom into the artworks; have a look here. Watch the video below.

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