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How Celebrities Are Ruining Kickstarter

Tricia Romano on the growing frustration with celebrities using Kickstarter to finance their pet projects.<p>Three years ago, when actress Lake Bell ran …

A Mind-Bending Gun Rack Illusion And Other Amazing Images From This Week

WIRED Space Photo of the Day 2013 | WIRED

Jan. 19, 2014: Solar X-Flare<p>The largest sunspot group of the solar cycle unleashed a large (X1.2 class) flare just when it was facing right towards …

This 'invisibility cloak' could conceal satellites — or hide your kids

Scientists have been slaving over the development of exotic materials that can serve as invisibility cloaks for small objects in specific wavelengths, but father-and-son researchers are showing off a type of invisibility that's done with simple sets of mirrors, lenses or tanks of water.<p>In a paper …

Barry Underwood's Luminescent Landscapes

In conjunction with an installation by Sarah Kabot, Johansson Projects in Oakland, CA is presenting new work by photographer Barry Underwood. The exhibition, called "Trace Artifice," shows the artist at work again creating otherworldly light installations in remote spaces. From the forests of …

WordSwag Graphics App by Ben Wong

For placing words on pics, it's like having a graphic designer (and copywriter) in your pocket: <b>WordSwag Graphics App by Ben Wong</b> does all that, …

The Visual Patterns of Audio Frequencies Seen through Vibrating Sand | Colossal

<p>Youtube user Brusspup (previously here and here) who often explores the intersection between art and science just released this new video featuring …

A Spoon That Doubles As An iPad Stylus

Sometimes it’s a fine line between genius and utter stupidity, and the iSpoon ($7) does somersaults on that line with bold irreverence. Designed by Jordan Murphy for Umbra, on one end, it’s a wooden spoon. On the other end, it’s a stylus. So with the addition of what’s essentially a three-cent …

Jony Ive

Underwater Archaeologist Franck Goddio Finds 1,600-Year-Old City that Vanished 1,200 Years Ago

In the early 1980s, Frenchman Franck Goddio was working in finance. But rather than searching for treasure in spreadsheets, he began looking …

Archaeology

Tugboat Printshop Carves and Prints “The Moon” | Colossal

<p>Back in December Paul Roden and Valerie Lueth over at Tugboat Printshop shared a tantalizing peek at their largest hand-carved relief print ever, …

RUUD VAN EMPEL

A Smoke Free World

Designed with both smokers and non-smokers in mind, the Spiro system aims to provide a quick use shelter for those who want to smoke without …

The Bathing Sphere

While the lines between the bathing space and the bedroom are getting blurry by the day, its great to see how designers are modifying their approach …

The Draftery - The Fox Is Black

The Draftery is all about contemporary graphic work as it relates to architecture. Mostly concerned with drawings (as distinct from models and …

“Crimson sky”, by Panta Rei #Photo - #Sunset over #Florence, #Italy

Biran Motorcycle Concept : Enjoy The Ride in Two Different Modes

<b>Biran Motorcycle Concept</b> is a two-wheeler personal vehicle with electric powertrain and magnesium frame that explores new segment niche in small city …

Batteries

Trendlet: Nests, Cocoons and Other Ways to Hide From the World

Sometimes you've just got to take a minute for yourself. But finding a quiet space in the middle of the workday or in the urban outdoors can be near …

Furniture

Green Gateway

The latest from Maxthreads Architectural Design and Planning, this proposal for the Taichung City Cultural Center serves as a cultural hub for …

“Squishy” Chairs by New Colony Furniture

“Squishy” is the best way that I can describe these chairs by Annie Evelyn of Brooklyn-based company New Colony Furniture. We first stumbled on one …

Furniture

BIG Unveils Its Plan For LEGO’s New “Experience Center”

And it looks like . . . a bunch of LEGOs.<p>Few were surprised to hear in March that the Bjarke Ingels Group (BIG) had been hired to design a new “experience center” for LEGO. After all, many of BIG’s projects had always looked like they were designed with the modular stacking toy blocks in mind. In …

Lego

A Hilltop Solarium Made with Panels of Caramelized Sugar by William Lamson | Colossal

<p>Designed and constructed by artist William Lamson, Solarium is a functional greenhouse with 162 windows made from carmelized sugar at the Storm King …

Eye Candy: Eric Paré's Amazing 360° Stop-Motion Photography Technique

Montreal-based photographer Eric Paré of Timecode Lab has been experimenting with hybrid light-painting and stop-motion photography for some time …

Stop Motion

Not Your Average Pizza Joint: This Roman Resto Oozes Style

A new pizzeria by Noses Architects elevates the art of pie making.<p>New York has more than 1,600 pizzerias and none of them look like this. Kook, a new pizzeria and osteria in Rome, balances a minimalist aesthetic and architectural aspirations with old-world charm. The restaurant, designed by …

Architecture