Javier Escasa

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Hand-Cranked Camera Makes Instant GIFs

Have you ever wanted a weird, hackable plastic camera that makes animated GIFs when you turn a tiny crank? Well, if you didn't before, you will soon. The Otto camera, currently raising money on Kickstarter, is one of more original devices we've seen.<p>That's right, you operate this thing by turning a …

How to Beat Side Stitches

Avoid getting this common pain in your side.<p>We run through sleet and snow, heat and haze, with blisters and black toenails, headaches and knee aches. But a side stitch? That sharp, stabbing pain that hits below the ribs can stop us in our tracks. Although the exact cause of side stitches has yet to …

Why Runners Sweat More

(And why that's a good thing.)<p>The name of this blog is "Sweat Science," so it's only fitting that I should occasionally blog about the science of actual sweat. As it happens, there's a new study from researchers at Soonchunhyang University in South Korea, just published in <i>PLoS ONE</i>, looking at the …

Articles about virtuous cycles bike design project on Dwell.com - Dwell

A design competition with five teams, fives cities, and one urban utility bike for the masses.<p>Manhattan-based Project Projects may be a graphic design studio, but it works in all dimensions, on the page and off.<p>"Change for change" innocently declares a bright green vending machine, but this design …

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A Modern Apartment in a City’s Historic Center

This modern apartment, located in the historical center of Dnepropetrovsk in Ukraine, was designed by SVOYA studio for a young married couple with a …

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Playful Balloon Chair Appears to Be Floating in Mid-Air

Director Satoshi Itasaka of Japanese studio h220430 is the mastermind behind this playful chair that seems to be suspended in mid-air. The <i>Balloon Chair</i> concept features what appear to be ten helium balloons attached by strings to a floating seat.<p>In reality, each balloon is constructed out of …

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