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This Incredibly Detailed Dragon Head Was Expertly Carved into a Watermelon

Italian sculptor Valeriano Fatica has proven that watermelon can be more than just a tasty treat. On his YouTube channel, the artist uploaded an incredible time-lapse video showing this summer fruit as it's transformed into a remarkably realistic dragon head. With various sculpting tools, the fruit …

Watermelon

Dmitry Morozov's police truncheon texts the officer's mother when it is used

Russian artist Dmitry Morozov has designed a prototype truncheon that sends a text message to the police officer's mother every time it is used, in …

Behavior

Decaying Animal Skeletons Crocheted From String by Artist Caitlin McCormack | Colossal

<p>Caitlin McCormack creates crocheted animals that appear to decay in front of your eyes, delicate corpses crafted from cotton string and glue. To …

New York City Aerial Photography by Jeffrey Milstein

Selected pictures of a New York City aerial photography series by Jeffrey Milstein.<p>Both, Benrubi Gallery (New York, NY) as well as Kopeikin Gallery …

Photography

New Laser Engraved Rolling Pins by Valek Imprint Elaborate Designs on Baked Goods | Colossal

<p>Last year around this time, Zuzia Kozerska of Valek Rolling Pins (previously) practically set the internet on fire with lasers, more specifically …

The Best 15 Apple Watch Apps

With over 3,000 apps available for Apple Watch, you may be wondering which apps are actually better on the Apple Watch than they are on the iPhone, …

The 9 best apps for Apple Watch you can get right now

It's a rough field out there<p>Apple has the best smartphone ecosystem, the best tablet ecosystem, and as of today, the best smartwatch ecosystem when it comes to apps. But the app story is dramatically different on the Watch in a way that you won't quite understand until you start to use one. Where …

Apps

Third-party bands, replacement straps, & battery packs for Apple Watch

With no official support from Apple, the third-party strap market for Apple Watch is still a bit of a wild-west, but there are some companies making it possible and offering inexpensive alternatives to Apple’s own bands.<p>Apple might have its own exclusive strap colors available for a select few, but …

Smartwatches

New Apple TV Set Top Will Debut This Summer With App Store, Siri

Apple intends to show the device off at its annual World Wide Developers Conference in June.<p><b>Update:</b> Apple Postpones Debut Of New Apple TV<p>______________<p>For years Apple has described TV as an "area of intense interest," trashing the current TV experience as antiquated and asinine, and repeatedly …

Smart TV

This museum wants you to touch the art and take lots of pictures

It figures that the city known for generating the most Instagram selfles would open a museum to attract selfie shooters.<p>Art in Island, an interactive art museum in a suburban Manila, Philippines, has installations designed for visitors to incorporate themselves into master 3-D copies of some …

Art

Nomad unveils a portable battery pack designed specifically for the Apple Watch

Even though it’s still more than a month before the Apple Watch hits the market, another great company has unveiled two great looking accessories for …

Moroso Launches Collection by Jörg Schellmann

Besides producing and publishing editions of contemporary art from international artists since 1969, Jörg Schellmann has been designing incredible …

Student Re-Imagines Hungarian Currency with Beautiful, Nature-Inspired Designs

Student artist Barbara Bernat creatively re-imagines Hungarian paper money with designs that look like pages from a naturalist's sketchbook. The artist created these beautiful banknotes for a fictional currency, the Hungarian Euro, as her thesis project. She etched the drawings on copper plates, …

Art

How Your Favorite Apps Will Look On The Apple Watch

The digital agency Huge envisions how Uber, Instagram, Foursquare, and other major apps might work on the Apple Watch.<p>The hotly anticipated Apple Watch is expected to go on sale this year. Whether it successfully creates a mass market for wearable devices, as the iPhone did for smartphones, remains …

How To Build A Robo-Deer To Catch Poachers

It's a trap!<p>The Robot MarketPlace, an electronics shop based in Florida, gets a lot of strange requests, but this was their wackiest to date:<p>"Can we create a realistic deer robot to nab off-season poachers?"—Florida law enforcement<p>Jim Smentowski, owner of The Robot MarketPlace, told us how they …

Wildlife

World's Cities Transformed into Vibrant, Flowing Maps of Eroded Terrain

New York City<p>Bustling cities are transformed into vibrantly colored maps depicting eroding terrains in the gorgeous series <i>Flowing City Map</i> by Geneva-based illustrator Chaotic Atmospheres. “I wanted to represent the influence of cities on their environment as a kind of invisible fluid that overflows …

Rio De Janeiro

LOOK: Capitals' Karl Alzner wears sunglasses at Winter Classic

This seems to be a Winter Classic first.<p>The weather for the Winter Classic in Washington D.C. seems to be perfect.<p>Perhaps a little <i>too</i> perfect.<p>The …

Ice Hockey

Winter Classic practice day

Ice Hockey

Top 10 Jersey Fouls of 2014 (Puck Daddy Year in Review)

<i>(Puck Daddy presents its annual look back at the year in hockey. Check back every day through the New Year for our many lists and hot takes.)</i><p>We are …

New app lets you take awesome interactive 3D photos with your iPhone – and it’s free

3D photography is a very cool area of tech that is getting increasingly popular, but there’s a pretty sizable barrier right now. In order to capture …

First Look At HBO's New Westworld Series Looks Crazy Good

Holy crap, three seconds of HBO's rebooted television adaptation <i>Westworld</i> just got us insanely excited. This show could be really, really fun and …

This Ex-Apple Engineer's New App Turns Your iPad Into A Second Display For Your Mac

Instead of letting your iPad collect dust when you're not using it, Duet Display turns your iPad into a second display for your Mac, using the iPad's charging cord to connect to your computer.<p>The app was created by Rahul Dewan, an engineer who worked at Apple for three years on the iPad and iMac.<p>"A …

UnTapped: Maple Syrup for Athletes

Anyone who has run a marathon, headed into the backcountry or saddled up for a 100-mile day on the bike knows there are some pretty suspect-tasting nutritional options out there. While getting the vitamins and nutrients one needs to maintain performance is essential, a tasty delivery method can do …

Maple Syrup

11 Tiny Design Features That Show Apple's Insane Attention To Detail

Many of these details go unnoticed by the average Apple user, or are only useful to a relative handful of people using the product.<p>Some features are handy while others are purely cosmetic, but Apple included them anyway.<p>Here are the best of these little design flourishes.

MacBook Air

Wild Animals Wear Colorful Plaid Patterns in Delightful Painting Series

In Sean Landers' <i>North American Mammals</i> series, wild animals take on colorful plaid patterns, lending a debonair twist to the natural world. The paintings depict animals alone in their habitats against rather drab backgrounds, and the plain surroundings allow details such as soft halos of fur to …

Habitats

Mind-Bending Placemat Mimics Einstein's Space-Time Fabric Theory

Japanese design studio A.P.Works playfully mimics the imagery of Albert Einstein's space-time fabric theory with this mind-bending placemat. By warping the grid pattern, the <i>trick mat</i> creates the illusion that the plate and silverware are weighing down the placemat's seemingly elastic surface, in …

Albert Einstein

Delightful Animation Turns Everyday Objects into a Giant Sandwich

Director and stop-motion animator PES recently released a delightfully imaginative short film that puts a creative spin on everyday objects. Titled <i>Submarine Sandwich</i>, the animation transports us to an old deli that, instead of meat, features items like footballs, soccerballs, and boxing gloves in …

Visualize All The Notes In Your Favorite Songs With Pianogram

Created by software programmer Joey Cloud, the Pianogram is a fun new tool for converting sound into visuals. It crosses a histogram with a piano keyboard to visualize the most-played notes in famous compositions. By translating sound into data, it turns your favorite etudes, sonatas, and preludes …