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Devo Frontman And “Lego Movie” Composer Mark Mothersbaugh On Being A Great Collaborator

Mark Mothersbaugh has gone from Devo to film composing and back–and he’s learned a lot about how to be creative in every room he’s in as a result.<p>Mark Mothersbaugh is a funny guy. The frontman for legendary new-wave pranksters Devo-turned-film …

Soap Rocks

Decorate your bathroom with these stunning glycerine soaps that look like chunks of rock: marble, malachite, tourmaline, jade, pink quartz and green …

Check Out Michelangelo's Beautifully Illustrated Grocery List From 1518

Ever wondered what famous artist Michelangelo ate? Here's a peek at one of his grocery lists:<p>The shopping list, which comes from the collection of the Florence museum Casa Buonarroti, is accompanied by illustrations that were most likely drawn to help guide Michelangelo's illiterate assistant while …

Is That A Giant Piece Of Nougat? Nope, A Chair

Candy lovers, take a load off with these delectable furnishings. Creator Matthias Borowski made these sweet seats as part of his master’s thesis at the Design Academy Eindhoven, “The Importance of the Obvious.”<p>The project explores the role of materials in design, with a special focus on food and …

In A Few Years, Your Amazon Prime Deliveries Might Arrive Via Octocopter

Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos appeared on CBS’ <i>60 Minutes</i> this evening to reveal the company’s ambitious autonomous drone delivery scheme–even though the tech probably won’t reach your doorstep for at least “four or five years.”<p>The octocopters can carry lightweight cargo (up to five pounds) within a 10-mile …

Artist Turns Garden Hoses, Toilet Plungers, Rain Spouts Into “Suburban Angst” Art

Lynn Aldrich turns quotidian commodities into colorful statements on our overabundance of stuff and lack of connection.<p>Artist Lynn Aldrich likes to quote a short story from writer Flannery O’Connor as a source of creative wisdom. “She said, ‘You must find your own country,'” says Aldrich, “meaning …

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This Is The Desk That Jony Ive Thinks Your Mac Should Be Sat On

When you spend thousands of dollars on a new Mac, you don’t want to take it home and put it on anything — you want the desk beneath to look just as good. So, wouldn’t it be awesome if the Mac’s designer, Jony Ive, designed the perfect desk to accompany it.<p>Well, he has — but you won’t be able to …

CROSSOVER Watch

Designed by <b>Denis Guidone</b> for <b>Projects Watches</b>, the beautiful <i>Crossover</i> is inspired by the <i>Pick Up Sticks</i> game.<p><b>Crossover Watch</b>, $140.00<br>Available with …

Have You Ever Considered That You’re Pooping Wrong?

It turns out that Western civilization has been pooping wrong for generations. According to scientists at the Stanford University Pelvic Floor Clinic, we’re meant to squat, not sit (which makes sense if you think about our ancestors’ bathroom habits).<p>Squatting relaxes your muscles in just the right …

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Amy Sherman-Palladino on Making “Bunheads” The Most Accurate Ballet Show Ever

The co-creator of the ABC Family show talks to Co.Create about how her dance training permeates every aspect of “Bunheads,” including how the extras wear their leotards.<p>If you’re a fan of Amy Sherman-Palladino and the shows she’s produced–most notably, the WB/CW show <i>Gilmore Girls</i>, and now the ABC …

17 Expensive Items That Are Totally Worth The Money

Everyone likes to save a buck. But sometimes in life, being cheap will cost you.<p>Why put up with an inferior product when you could invest in something high quality that is much less likely to disappoint?<p>We culled the responses in a Reddit thread asking consumers to list pricey items that they never …

Vessel by Splinter Works

Design studio Splinter Works have created Vessel, a bath made from carbon fibre that hangs<br>like a hammock.<p>From Splinter Works<p>“Struck by the synergy …

Robo-Fish

<i>Robo-Fish</i> by <b>Takara Tomy A.R.T.S</b> is a lifelike fish pet that requires no batteries to swim. It’s activated only by water.<p><b>Robo-Fish</b>, $35.99<br>Four …

BrickBox Shelving System

<i>BrickBox</i> is a modular shelving system allowing you to transport your items without removing them from the shelves. It consists of stackable modules …

Clouds

I just discovered these stunning decorative clouds, which are handmade form epoxy-coated metal mesh, a material used for internal frames in …

Tatlin Magnets

This set of 288 colorful cardboard magnets is a fantastic toy that fosters creativity and imagination. It comes with 20 examples printed on a poster.</i> …

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Here's The New Sedan Audi Made To Conquer The American Luxury Market

Available for the first time as a sedan, rather than a hatchback wagon, the A3 is built to appeal to American buyers looking for luxury, technology, power, and fuel economy.<p>At under 3,000 pounds, it will be the lightest car of its kind.<p>It will come with an Audi infotainment system that outpaces the …