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How to Make a Mini Light Studio Using School Supplies

When school’s out, most kids are thinkin’ “Oh man, summer’s here!”<p>Us? We’re thinkin’ “What are we gonna do with <i>all these binders</i>???”<p>Staring at …

Crafting

Pocket Tripod: A Versatile iPhone Stand that Fits in Your Wallet

What kind of invention gets Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak excited? The simple kind. That’s what got Woz to not only notice the credit card-sized …

How To Quit Your Job And Travel

Me in Palenque, Chiapas, Mexico.<p>In April 2012 I was sitting at home on a Saturday afternoon idly researching living in Mexico. I'd been looking to …

Right-Angled Staples: Simple Twist Reinvents the Stapler

Like coffee mugs or or door knobs, staplers are one of the most ubiquitous design objects and frequently tackled by people trying to make small …

Avant-garde

Suspended Bathtub: Hammock + Tub = Supreme Relaxation

If you think of the most comfortable places to relax, a hammock and a warm bath are probably near the top of the list. UK design studio Splinter …

Zeboyd's new RPG Cosmic Star Heroine takes its lead from classic turn-based era

Zeboyd Games has announced a new turn-based role-playing game, <i>Cosmic Star Heroine</i>, starring a galactic super-agent called Alyssa L'Salle, who the developer's co-owner Robert Boyd says is inspired by his four daughters.<p>"I have four daughters and none of our other RPGs star a female lead so I thought …

Limbo coming to iOS July 3, lifetime sales top 3 million copies

<i>Limbo</i> developer Playdead is bringing the macabre platformer to iOS July 3, and the game's lifetime sales for the platforms it's currently available on have eclipsed 3 million copies, the studio announced today.<p>The iOS version — which will support iPad 2 and up, iPhone 4S and up, iPad mini and the …

From G.I. Joe to Zynga: the three-decade career of Christy Marx

From Jem and the Holograms to Zynga, Christy Marx's career spans all sorts of storytelling experiments.<p>Christy Marx wrote stories that shaped a million childhoods, but you've probably never heard of her. Any child of the '80s or '90s has almost certainly heard of the cartoons she worked on, …

Age of Wushu's first expansion includes new MOBA-style arena, story events and more

The first expansion for Snail Games' massively multiplayer title <i>Age of Wushu</i> will introduce new events in a handful of storylines as well as a battle arena, new elite faction and a special competition, according to the game's official website.<p>The <i>Legends of Mount Hua</i> expansion will add the Mount Hua …

This is what Dragon Age: Inquisition looks like running Frostbite 3

During an in-game trailer that played at the Electronic Entertainment Expo trade show in early June, developer BioWare revealed that its fantasy role-playing game Dragon Age: Inquisition won’t release until fall 2014.<p>That’s a long time to wait, but the developer is talking about Inquisition’s …

Double-View Bench: Flip the Seatback to Switch Directions

A simple twist on a classic dual-seat bench, this elegant variant lets you choose which way you face in a simple motion and without forcing your …

DIY Stone Bathmat: Create a Luxurious Shower Experience

It is a sensation we associate with luxury resorts and remote beaches – stepping out of the water and onto smooth pebbles. It is also remarkably easy …