Jacob Cook

16 Flips | 9 Magazines | 11 Likes | @MrBabyGiraffe | Keep up with Jacob Cook on Flipboard, a place to see the stories, photos, and updates that matter to you. Flipboard creates a personalized magazine full of everything, from world news to life’s great moments. Download Flipboard for free and search for “Jacob Cook”

The Right Stuff?

Five prerace nutrition mistakes—and how to keep them from ruining your big day.<p>If you're like many runners, you've spent the last few months training for a big race. And as your 5-K, half-marathon, or marathon approaches, you're probably taking extra care with what you eat and drink. Maybe you're …

Architecture Student Converts Old Bus into Comfy Mobile Home Complete with Repurposed Gym Floor | Colossal

<p>I don’t know about you, but few exciting things ever transpired for me on a school bus. It always smelled like gas fumes, and its primary purpose …

Core77 Design Awards 2013 Honorees: Transportation, Part One

Over the next few weeks we will be highlighting award-winning projects and ideas from this year's Core77 Design Awards 2013. We will be featuring …

Intimate National Geographic Portraits of the Serengeti Lion

Serengeti National Park encompasses 5,700 square miles of grassy plains and woodlands near the northern border of Tanzania, and is home to more than 3,500 lions grouped into a couple dozen prides. Photographer Nick Nichols and videographer Nathan Williamson made several extended trips to the …

comments

<i>Mallory McInnis spends most of her time on the Internet amassing awesome things to share on her blog, Gems. She lives in Maine (the woodsy, Stephen King-book-setting part, not by the ocean) and drives all over New England looking for vintage books to sell in her shop, Elwood & Eloise. She’s</i> …

The Week in Photos: Aug. 9, 2013

Lens<p>From a heat wave baking China to celebrations of Eid al-Fitr, the most striking images of the week.<p>08.09.13 3:40 PM ET<p>Nazm Serhat …

BMW i8 Prototype

Check out the first batch of photos of the BMW i8 hybrid prototype, including technical portions that show the new hybrid's wizardry.<p>The first-ever hybrid supercar for BMW.

BMW

GetTaxi gets funding: $12M & an NYC launch

GetTaxi (which is exactly what it sounds like: a cab-ordering service) is making a couple big announcements today.<p>First, there’s the funding. The startup has raised its third institutional round in the amount of $12 million, bringing total funding to date to $42 million. Today’s funding was led by …

BaT Exclusive: Ridiculously Clean 1988 BMW E30 M3

<b>8/13/2013 Update:</b> This BMW has been sold.<p><b>From 8/6/2013:</b><p>This 1988 BMW M3 (Chassis WBSAK0306J2196244) is a professionally built street/show/race/track …

Expedition Ready Volkswagen Vanagon Syncro

While I was drooling over the many old Fiats, Lancias, and Alfas at last weekend’s Tutto Italiano car show, it was none of those passionate, oil …

More Adorable Dog Portraits by Young Jessica Trinh

We have yet to see more adorable dog portraits than those shot by Jessica Trinh. The now 18-year-old photographer first caught our attention last September when photos of her two dogs emerged onto the web. Her Golden Retriever Chuppy and her Australian Shepherd Daisy were the happiest dogs we had …

Yarn-Bombed Four-Car Locomotive Explodes with Color

While some crafters enjoy creating koozies for just about anything, famous yarn-bomber Olek has taken on the ambitious task of covering a four-car locomotive with her colorfully expressive, crocheted design. With a team of four assistants, the Polish-born, New York-based textile artist spent two …

Yamaha Bolt by Roland Sands

Harley’s evergreen Sportster has some serious competition these days. And the biggest threat is the new Yamaha Bolt. It weighs less, handles better and has much improved ergonomics—with dirt track-style bars and mid-mounted footpegs.<p>The stock Yamaha Bolt has pleasingly minimal looks, with hints of …

Artist Merges Layers of Dirt with Rainbows of Color

<i>Wunderblock</i> is an exhibition of unusually constructed work by Berlin-based artist Katharina Grosse. Grosse is well known for merging interior spaces and objects to produce vibrant displays of vivid colors. She uses spray paints because she finds them less restricting and because they allow for a …