Akash Shah

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The New Eau

Beautifully Detailed Drawings Burnt into Pieces of Wood

Eben Cavanagh Rautenbach, artistically known as LeRoc, uses a soldering iron to create detailed illustrations on pieces of wood. This art of decorative burning is called pyrography or pyrogravure. When LeRoc first became interested in pyrography, he started drawing with only a lighter, a nail and a …

Drawing

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 …

Living Rooms

A Fascinating Look at How GoPro Became the Best-Selling Camera in the World

The very first GoPro was sold by company founder and CEO Nick Woodman out of his van all the way back in 2004, and it took 35mm film. Fast forward 9 …

2012 recap: the only apocalypse is the film itself

"Download my blog" – Charlie Frost<p>When 2012 was released in 2009, it came with a nifty built-in self-destruct mechanism. Back then there was a chance, however minuscule, that the Mayans were right and the world really was about to come to a spectacular end. However, now it is November 2013, and the …

Box Office: Ender’s Game’s unremarkable gross leads unremarkable pack

<i>Ender’s Game</i> (62% on RottenTomatoes) grossed $28 million domestically over the weekend to beat out the weekend’s other unremarkable releases, <i>Last Vegas</i> ($16.52 million, 44% on RottenTomatoes) and <i>Free Birds</i> ($16.2 million, 21% on RottenTomatoes). All in all, a mixed bag of meh that had producers …