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Radiohead’s New App: Even Stranger Than Thom Yorke

Available for iPhone and Android, the Polyfauna app takes the band’s 2011 album and brings it to life as a strange, trippy ecosystem of color and sound.<p>In listening to Radiohead’s eighth album, 2011’s <i>The King Of Limbs</i>, Stan Donwood, a veteran cover artist and a visual collaborator with the band …

British Fighter Jets Are Trying Out 3-D Printed Parts For The First Time

Sure, there are lots of things you can 3-D print at home that you don’t really need. But then there are fighter jets, which the British Royal Air Force (RAF) does need, and pays nearly $50,000 to operate per flight hour, according to Parliament records from 2010. British defense company BAE Systems …

Aviation

I Sure Can’t Wait To Eat 3-D Printed Pizza!

Some people are skeptical that 3-D printing is the right tool for every job in every context, but not the creators of The Foodini! It’s a bold new robotic chef out of Spain that “prints” “pizza.”<p><b>Read more</b>.<p>[Hat tip: @dannosowitz]MW

3-D Printed Candy Makes Me Love The Future

3-D printing evangelists are cooking up more and more ways for you to print food. Pizza and pancakes are all meals that you can (dubiously) print. Even Google’s cafeteria has a 3-D printer for pasta.<p>The ChefJet and the ChefJet Pro are the latest from 3D Systems (the company that won Best Emerging …

It Is Now Possible To 3-D Print Your Unborn Fetus

Forget grainy black and white ultrasounds. The newest baby accessory is a 3-D doll of your fetus.<p>So you dropped some cash and upgraded to a 4-D ultrasound, and now you’re thinking to yourself, “Well I’ve already had my unborn baby’s glamour shots captured in every dimension known to man. Now how …

This 3-D Printer Will Make Clothes You’d Actually Wear

Electroloom has early designs for a 3-D printer that can make on-demand apparel. And with a new grant, it may be able to print ready to wear by year’s end.<p>So far, 3-D printed clothing has yet to produce truly wearable products. We’ve seen fashion-as-art, like Iris van Herpen’s creations, gimmicks, …

Best Design Blogs and Online Magazines

My Favorite Design Blogs.<p>The internet is full of creativity and inspiration. Therefore it’s no surprise that there are also a large number of …

Graphic Design

How Grain Audio Makes Its Packable Wireless System

The Packable Wireless System (PWS.01) was conceived of as a great sounding speaker with a simple form, rendered in a mix of solid wood and other …

The Ultimate Guide To Your Toolbox

Some assembly required? Yeah, right! Here’s the infographic to help you put together all that stuff you scored over Black Friday.<p>The carnage of Black Friday is now over, and as you try to assemble some of those purchases, your toolbox likely runneth over with tiny metal allen wrenches. But what if …

Why Airline Food Sucks

As long as there has been commercial flight, the quality of in-flight meals has gotten a bad rap. Here’s what airlines are doing to solve the problem.<p>As long as passengers have been flying, they’ve been disappointed by the quality of in-flight meals. But why? After 90 years of commercial air …

Presenting 'Eleven x Seven': Core77's Ultimate Gift Guide 2013

It's that time again: As November draws to a close, the coming weeks invite a flood of countless clichés, hackneyed phrases and perfunctory …

Interview with an Illustrator: Scott Campbell - The Fox Is Black

Illustrator, Artist and doodler Scott Campbell has just released the follow up to the successful Great Showdowns book – The Return. It builds upon …

FINES Foldable Multi-hull Boat Expands to Give You More Space

<b>FINES foldable multi-hull boat</b> is pretty impressive concept boat. It can accommodate 4 to 6 people and expand itself into a small floating island. …

Boats

Watch Our Planet’s Impending Climate Disaster Unfold From Space

This four-minute video lays out what will happen to the planet if we continue on our present course. Which is a bummer, but at least it looks beautiful.<p>In case you didn’t get a chance to page through the latest IPCC report on climate change–a mind-bogglingly detailed review of scientific studies …

Climate Change