Cora Albrecht

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These Insanely Detailed “Porcelain” Vases Are Actually Made Of Soap

A new exhibition shows the enduring beauty of Meekyoung Shin’s sculptures in a medium designed to disappear–soap.<p>Experience Meekyoung Shin’s perfectly rendered copies of ancient porcelain and busts in person and you’ll detect a waft of fragrance emanating from them. Inspect more closely (not <i>too</i> …

U-Space Design – Corporate Identity by Triptic

U-Space Design.<p>The Polish agency Triptic creates corporate identities for small and medium sized businesses. A very successful identity project is …

Tempo Smart Calendar app review: secretary, admin, and personal assistant all in one

Tempo Smart Calendar by Tempo AI app provides a truly comprehensive suite of tools which will enable you to manage every aspect of your professional …

iOS 7 beta 2 arrives with bug fixes, iPad version

Apple on Monday released the second beta of iOS 7, exactly two weeks after the first iteration of the software was doled out to developers.<p>The new version promises only to fix bugs and contains other undocumented "improvements."<p>But the big new thing in this release is a version of the software for …

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Hacker Scrapes Thousands Of Public Phone Numbers Using Facebook Graph Search

A hacker has exploited Facebook’s Graph Search to collect a database of thousands of phone numbers and Facebook users. Both parties agree that all the information was left public by users (even if the users themselves may still not realize it). But Facebook issued him a cease and desist after the …

Samsung Galaxy NX mirrorless camera strikes a pose for the FCC

It's by no means a phone, so adjust your expectations accordingly. Samsung's Android-infused Galaxy NX camera, revealed last week at the company's London bonanza, has just reared its LTE-capable body at the FCC. Sporting model number EK-GN120, the portable mirrorless camera offers up no real …

Can iPhoto and iMovie refocus in an Instagram world?

It's time for Apple to simplify the iLife<p>Despite CEO Kevin Systrom's proclamations, Instagram didn't show off anything revolutionary last week when it added videos to its massively popular photo-sharing service. The new feature essentially takes the best of Vine and mashes it up with Instagram's …

Siri takes initiative to learn how to pronounce names in iOS 7

When Siri first launched, many users found lots of names were pronounced incorrectly and couldn’t do much beyond adding phonetic spellings manually for each contact. With iOS 7, it appears that Siri can now take initiative for learning proper pronunciations.<p>As discovered by <i>9to5Mac</i> reader RY, Siri …

The Race To Replace Google Reader

Nature abhors a vacuum, a truism that seems very evident in the current race in the marketplace to replace Google Reader when the doomed service closes down for good on July 1.<p>For a service that Google felt was too much of a bother to keep running for its users, building the next great RSS …

Snapchat Closes $60 Million Round Led by IVP, Now at 200 Million Daily Snaps

Snapchat, the ephemeral messaging service that has grown extremely popular over the past year, has closed its $60 million dollar Series B round of …

A Recently Framed Spanish Holiday Picture - Bright Bazaar by Will Taylor

Happy Monday, friends! Did you have a great weekend? On Saturday my apartment was photographed for the Bright.Bazaar book – it was such an exciting …

Grapple Coat Hanger Made from Grass

Back in 2007, I discovered Grapple, a really cool coatrack concept by Ryan Frank. I don’t know what happened to Grapple, but I was just informed that …

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Sneak Peek: Best of Lime Green

When it comes to decorating a home, lime green is not the first color that immediately springs to my mind as one to incorporate into the mix. But …