Ellwn Wilder

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This bizarre detective game is the best reason to plug in your Kinect

'D4' is like 'Twin Peaks' with motion controls. And time travel.<p>Microsoft's vision of a Kinect-powered future never came true. Despite the technological improvements with the Xbox One version, games like <i>Kinect Sports Rivals</i> have proven to be mostly clunky and annoying, while using your voice to …

HBO Gets NYC Apartments Right: Laura Ballinger Gardner's Killer, Fictional Designs

From <i>Seinfeld</i> to <i>Friends</i>, from <i>Rhoda</i> to <i>The Odd Couple</i>, NYC apartments are always depicetd on television as being ridiculously huge. Of course that's a …

25 fantastic free Android games

Fun doesn’t have to require funding. Got an Android phone or tablet? Then these are the greatest games… gratis!<p>There are hundreds of fantastic games …

Android Phones

Design by Nature: How (and Why) Worm Secretion is Making an Appearance in Medicine

Design's role in medical discoveries is always an exciting topic of conversation, from design experiments like Jake Evill's 3D-printed cast to DIY …

Competitive Aquarium Design: The Most Beautiful Sport You've (Probably) Never Heard Of

Finally, a sport that tests your biology, design and photography skills, along with your patience. Aquascaping—competitive aquarium design—is a …

Sexed-up music videos are everyone's problem

This isn't just about girls thinking they have to be 'hot and sexy'. It's about the pernicious effects on people of all ages, genders and ethnicities<p>It's official, the music video is back on the agenda. Beyoncé's decision to launch her self-titled album as a "visual album", complete with 17 music …

Thanks to David Brent we cannot see the new poor

Maybe it's because white-collar jobs are often the butt of the joke, but we are forgetting too many victims of the downturn<p>He might be the poet laureate of the squeezed middle. He stands before you in a rumpled suit and a hangdog face, singing of mortgage payments, outsourcing and the threat of …

Ten of the world's most mind-blowing landscapes

Gazing at a remarkable view for the first time is one of travel’s greatest thrills – and these 10 landscapes are among the most mind-blowing we’ve ever seen.<p>Yellowstone National Park, Wyoming, USA<p>Yellowstone National Park has an embarrassment of astonishing sights, from the thundering waterfalls of …

Modern Floating Home is the Perfect Tranquil Retreat

<i>Floating House</i> is a home designed by architect Dymitr Malcew that offers its residents beautiful unobstructed views, a connectedness to their surroundings, and an easy way to move from one locale to another. Created for H2ORIZON, a French developer that specializes in floating structures like this …

Architecture

Is Waiting in Line 3D the most boring video game ever?

<b>Interactive artist Rajeev Basu has created the most boring video game he could, highlighting the supreme weirdness of virality.</b><p>Some of our favourite …

New Singles

Female Viagra, Without The Chemicals? We Tried It.

Here's a sentence we read recently: "Exactly how the music facilitates easier orgasms for women is not understood." <i>Indeed</i>. That excerpt is from a …

5 Stupidest Things Americans Do Overseas

<i>Photo Courtesy of Steers. Article by Jamie Beckman, contributor to Budget Travel.</i><p>Don't get us wrong: We're darn proud to be Americans, and we don't mind saying so -- whether we're here at our New York City headquarters or standing on foreign soil. But unfortunately, we've all seen the embarrassing …

6 Sculptures That Won’t Restore Your Faith In Humanity

These sculptures by Francesco Albano may look like you feel.<p>It would be easy to dismiss the sculptures of Francesco Albano as mere grotesques–as monsters dreamed up by a B-movie producer looking to induce stomach-churning shock value. It would be easy, if their wax skins didn’t look so human, so …

Beautiful Imaginary European Scenes by Japanese Illustrator Fumio Watanabe - The Fox Is Black

One of my favorite places to seek inspiration is the Tokyo Illustrators Society. Set up in 1988, they have an amazing roster of members, all of whom …

Surreal Stage of Mind Series by Jee Young Lee

Jee Young Lee is a Korean artist that really knows how to convert her small studio space (11.8′ x 13.5′ x 7.8′) in Seoul, Korea into some really …

A House for Social Gatherings Amongst Art & Design

This family longed for a home that was not just a hub for socializing, but a place to be amongst their collection of art and designer goods. The firm …

Powerful Non-Stereotypical Portraits of Homeless People

Photographer Rosie Holtom, a long-time volunteer at a homeless shelter in London, embarked on a portrait project depicting homeless people in a very humane light that doesn't exploit or stereotype their situation. Instead, the black and white portraits reveal a very human side to each individual, …

Photography

Digitally Sculpted Wax Figures Explore Uncharted Territory

At first glance, this amazing piece seems like a simple candle with a burning wick and slowly melting wax dripping down the sides. However, upon closer inspection, an incredible little scene reveals itself in the form of digital art.<p>Created by Indonesia-based artist Ferdi Rizkiyanto, <i>Uncharted</i> …

Uncharted