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The Tiny Irish Island That Will Welcome American Refugees

Inishturk, Ireland, has a population of 58 and its people—according to a widely circulated Internet rumor—have offered refuge to any Americans who want to flee from a Donald Trump presidency. This charming documentary by MEL Films, <i>Make Inishturk Great Again</i>, takes us to the sparsely inhabited …

Meet New York’s homeless fashion photographer

Mark Reay was looking for a job. It was 2007 when he entered a New York newsagents, writing down the email addresses of staff from magazines on the shelf. He sent out around 50 messages with some images from his photography portfolio. We called him back. Thus began seven years of shooting for …

Fashion Shows

Programmable Clothes Are Going Commercial

Electronic clothing is the next frontier in sustainable fashion, as it removes the need to amass a large wardrobe. But will people buy it?<p>Clothes speak volumes about us, conveying messages about wealth, taste, and personal beliefs. So in this age of ubiquitous screens and social sharing, it’s no …

LOL: Man Documents Life As Awkward Third Wheel In Series Of Comical Selfies

<b>Imgur user</b> earthyhillgivens knows how to make the best out of “being a lamppost”.<p><b>Rather than</b> wallow in awkwardness over being single while he hung …

Friendship

Tina Fey and Amy Poehler Party Hard in SISTERS Trailer

Video series gives you a rare peek into Google's world

As open as Google is about its plans, it doesn't say much about what it's like to actually work there. Just what are those engineers doing every day? Googlers Nat and Lo might just answer that for you. They've kicked off <i>The 20% Project</i>, a video series that explores some of the behind-the-scenes …

Minimal Home Fits Everything You Need in 140 Square Feet

Somehow Polish designer Szymon Hanczar was able to take his 13-square-meter (approx. 140 square feet) city apartment and turn it into a surprisingly …

Washing Machines

Photographer Guillaume Amat Places Mirrors Into Industrial and Natural Landscapes to Look Both Beyond and Behind | Colossal

<p>For Guillaume Amat's “Open Fields” project he placed a mirrored stand in various landscapes, reflecting the opposing environment back within the …

This Beautiful Lens Lets You Draw With The Sun

Now on Kickstarter, Febo is a new tool that lets you engrave objects by using the sun like a laser. Designed by Rosalia Galeano, Francesca Padoyan, and Paola Papetti, it’s a lens that laser focuses the sun’s rays, branding almost anything as cleanly as a red hot cattle iron.<p>It looks pretty simple …

Security Sphere

Say hello to Odini – your loyal guardian and companion. Unlike traditional, static security cameras, Odini is a discreet mobile solution which aims …

Fancy, Foldy Head-shell

Most fold-able/portable helmets exist only within the realm of the conceptual stage. Headgear like the Fuga Portable Helmet, by Closca are truly a …

What It Really Looks Like Inside Microsoft’s HoloLens

For the first time, a video paints a realistic view of HoloLens’s incredible, but limited, perspective.<p>When the Oculus Rift hits next year, it will be a landmark moment for virtual reality, and a paradigm shift in how we interact with software. But what’s going on with Microsoft’s HoloLens, those …

Doppler Labs Lands $17 Million In Series B

Doppler Labs, the same team that brought you the Dubs mechanical ear plug and the Here Active Listening system, is today announcing the close of a $17 million Series B funding round, led by The Chernin Group, Wildcat Capital Management and Acequia Capital. Live Nation Entertainment, Universal Music …

For some reason, Japan's Mount Fuji will soon have Wi-Fi

To satisfy Internet-addicted tourists, Japan will soon offer free Wi-Fi on its iconic peak, Mount Fuji.<p>From Friday, Wi-Fi will be available for …

75 Canon photography tips for taking control of your camera

<i>Get more from your EOS camera with this exhaustive guide full of Canon photography tips.</i>Inside this guide you’ll find all you need to know to become …

6 Easy Ways to Get Creative Photos

Photographer’s Block<p>Sometimes inspiration can be stuck in traffic, but that doesn’t mean you have to wait for it to arrive. Get your creativity going …

The Han Solo spin-off movie: 10 actors who could play the young scalawag

Han Solo is officially getting his own Star Wars film – here are 10 actors who should be considered to play his youthful version (don’t get cocky, kids)<p>On Tuesday the film world was rocked by the news that Christopher Miller and Phil Lord, the duo behind The Lego Movie and the two hit 21 Jump …

Movies

Barber Spends His Days Off Giving Free Haircuts and a Boost of Confidence to the Homeless

At 26 years old, Nasir Sobhani has already battled drug addiction, achieved sobriety through rehab, and created a new life for himself devoted to helping those in need. Now, the Melbourne, Australia-based barber is giving back to the community by cutting the hair of homeless people on the street as …

Homelessness

Jakub Pollág designs Personal Tattoo Machine for do-it-yourself body art

<b>Graduate shows 2015:</b> don't trust someone else to permanently mark your skin? This device by Royal College of Art graduate Jakub Pollág is designed to …

Tattoos

Artist Turns Old Wooden Doors Into Giant Street Art Murals

‘Elsewhere’ is a beautiful found-wood mural by Belgian artist Stefaan De Croock that he made with old furniture and doors. He’s been working …

Polaroid’s Cube+ Action Camera Adds Wi-Fi and New Colors to Its Arsenal

Polaroid’s Cube action camera presents an excellent option for adventurers on a budget. The Cube’s CMOS sensor can capture decent 1080p video at …

Playful Notification Device Avoids Beeping Alarms by Blowing a Bubble Instead

After a weekend of sleeping in and doing whatever you like, it's no fun adhering to a calendar come Monday. The design and consulting firm IDEO NY figured that the dreaded day would be a perfect candidate for an image overhaul. Created for Studio 360's <i>Redesigns</i> series, the team – Karin Soukup, …

Meteor Showers

Disney Princesses Reimagined as Raptors in Honor of JURASSIC WORLD

The 19 Best Cities To See Street Art In The United States

Summer has nearly descended upon the Northern Hemisphere, bringing visions of barbecues, pool parties and long walks on the beach. For those in the United States, this often means one thing: vacation. Whether you're flying from one city to another in the confines of coach, or breaking out the …

10 Street Art City Breaks: Where to Find The Best Street Art?

New York - Street Art Mecca<p>Modern graffiti began in Philadelphia, in the 1960s. Shortly after the death of Charlie Parker (nicknamed <i>Yardbird</i> or <i>Bird</i>) …

Six Things Every Aspiring Designer-Founder Needs to Know.

Frog's Head of Venture Design, Jimmyjane founder Ethan Imboden tells us how being an entrepreneur made him (and could make you) a better …

Rare Leica 1937 prototype rifle-shaped camera headed for auction

No more than a dozen Leica Telephoto Assembly Rifles were ever produced. This is a rare chance to own a piece of photographic history.<p>Taking photographs is known as "shooting," but we never thought to take it literally. Back in the 1930s, however, camera manufacturer Ernst Leitz -- now Leica -- …

7 pillars of minimalist Web design

To be most effective, a minimal design framework needs a solid backbone. The key components of visual organization include a strong grid, visual balance, and close attention to alignment.<p>A strong grid is the foundation for organization. The grid – built through tactically using negative space – …

UI Design

8 Great Female Roles That Were Originally Written for Men

If the events of this last week taught us anything, it’s that we are long overdue for a serious shake-up when it comes to notions of gender identity and roles. Film and television culture is already reflecting this change as audiences eat up gender-challenging stories like <i>Mad Max: Fury Road</i>,</i> …

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