What if words evaporated?

[youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qbRTnVnbS94&feature=player_embedded[/youtube]

If you’ve ever been to the parks of Beijing, you have probably seen street artists practicing the ancient technique of “water calligraphy.”  A young architect, Nicholas Hanna, decided to bring a new twist to the art by creating a tricycle that produces ephemeral Chinese characters.  This is similar to the chalkbot made by Nike for the Tour de France in 2009 (see below).  Great!

[youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5Jb-KT4r6NY&feature=player_embedded[/youtube]

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