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Miniature Hand Thrown Pottery by Jon Almeda | Colossal

<p>Master of the miniature Jon Almeda creates tiny hand thrown ceramics at 1″ scale that are every bit as detailed and perfect as their much larger …

Liteseeds LED Stickers Hit Kickstarter (video)

Jill MacKay has designed an innovative way to be able to add bright little LED lights to almost anything by creating the Liteseeds LED …

Sony’s LED Bulb Doubles As a Bluetooth Speaker

Sony’s new LED bulb with an integrated Bluetooth speaker isn’t a new idea. There are actually several models already out on the market which provide …

International Youth Culture Centre glows with colorful LED lighting

The building was designed by Zaha Hadid, whose design for the Heydar Aliyev Center in Baku, Azerbaijan, won last year's London Design Museum's Design …

Top 12 Coolest Innovations From Asia's Largest Trade Show 2015

Don't miss out on Asia's largest technology events of the year! For the inner geek and active enthusiast, I have highlighted the top 12 most …

GoPro

The LED street lights in Los Angeles are getting smarter

Philips has announced that it plans to make 110,000 LED street lights in Los Angeles connected. The company will bring the lights online using new …

LEGO Computer: Master Builder Race - Technabob

We’ve seen that it’s completely viable to make a computer case out of LEGO. But if you don’t know how to build your own, hit up Mike Schropp of Total …

LEGO Turntable Actually Works - Technabob

This awesome LEGO turntable was created by Korean brick enthusiast Hayarobi, and it is fully functional. He built it for the 2014 Seoul Brick Pop Art …

Philips’ Hue Go promises a portable bowl of light, and it delivers

I’ve been testing one in my home over the last couple of days, and found it just as easy to use as the rest of the Hue range. If you’ve already got a Hue Bridge then it’s just a matter of plugging the Hue Go in and hitting the Hue Bridge button to sync it. You can then take the cord out and use the …

Imgur introduces embed option for online publishers to repost and attribute photos on their own site

Image-hosting platform Imgur is making it easier for publishers and bloggers to use its content, with the launch of a new embed feature.<p>Similar to how you can embed videos hosted on YouTube, content on Imgur will now have an additional “Embed” option in a little dropdown menu, which gives code for …

iOS Apps

New LED Lights Are Stopping Insects Before They Bite Us And Give Us Diseases

Less blue light may mean fewer mosquitoes–and fewer infections.<p>Insects are attracted to light, but not to all types of light equally. It happens that when you put out different parts of the light spectrum, the little critters are less interested in invading your home and causing menace.<p>That is the …

NSA Has a Special Room to Find Terrorist Memos Hidden in Porn

If you’re working for the National Security Agency, watching hours of hardcore porno can be just another day at work. So much so, there’s even a …

Epic Sculptures by Scibor Teleszynski

When it comes to sculpting, I find really amazing how crazy talented some artists are, coming up with fantastic pieces of art, from tiny to huge …

Diy

We’ve all seen photos of a beautiful terrarium with its own miniature ecosystem in a bottle — I decided to …

Miniature

Turkish Motorist Builds His Own Heavy Truck Using Only Second-Hand Parts and Scrap Metal

30-year-old Ismail Mescioglu, a bus driver from Turkey, had always wanted to drive his very own truck, but he knew he could never afford to buy one. …

Sci-Fi Sculpture: 5 Amazing Miniature Metal Model Cities

Peter Root is truly a visionary artist – he sees science fiction cities and fantasy planets where most of us see staple stacks and scrap metal. He …

The Evolution Of The Disco Ball Is Now Complete

You walk into a dim room. You become aware of a mass hovering in the distance. As you draw near, you see that it’s a cloud made up of thousands of ping-pong-ball-sized spheres–and you see that it’s hovering over a pool of water. Then, suddenly, it comes to life, with blue lasers dancing and drawing …

How China Profits From Our Junk

In this excerpt from the forthcoming Junkyard Planet, author Adam Minter explores China's central role in the world's vast global recycling trade.<p>China’s reputation as the “world's factory” is well-established. But what happens to everything the world throws away? Since 2002, the Shanghai-based …

Architizer

7 Things to Remember When You Feel Discouraged and Defeated

<i>The worst enemy to productivity and creativity is self-pity.</i><p>This morning I didn’t feel like doing anything. It’s a combination of exhaustion from a …

Motivation

Meet Hulk, a 175-Pound Pit Bull and a Lovable Gentle Giant

Meet Hulk, an enormous pit bull that lives in New Hampshire. He's only 18 months old but is already 175 pounds and growing, making him one of the world's largest pit bulls. Hulk is even trained as a professional guard dog by his owners, Marlon and Lisa Grannan. They run Dark Dynasty K9s, which is a …

Pets

A Lamp That Uses Steel Marbles As A Light Switch

Light switches are boring, so we’re always on the lookout for a more novel way to turn on our lamps. And the Mercure Lamp certainly has that going for it: the bulb is filled with steel marbles which function as the switch. When you incline the Mercure Lamp, the ball bearings tumble to the base of …

The Handsome Hawg

The latest from the gearheads at Thunderbike, the Precision-R project showcases their custom Frame-Kit and original Thunderbike Monoblock wheels …

Motorcycles

Schindelhauer Viktor Red Race Edition

For cycling purists, simplicity of design is king. Any changes to a bike's parts or design—especially when it comes to a single speed commuter—must come with some serious functional benefits. Berlin-based bike company Schindelhauer predicates its full line of urban-focused rides on a major design …

Carbon Fiber

Daan Roosegaarde's Waterlicht installation mimics northern lights in Dutch skies

Dutch designer Daan Roosegaarde has created a lighting installation that resembles the aurora borealis above a flood channel of the Netherlands' …

Vertical Farming in Wyoming

Jackson, Wyoming will soon be home to one of the world’s first vertical farm. The town has partnered with startup Vertical Harvest to transform an empty, abandoned lot into an efficient, urban greenhouse. A vertical conveyor belt system will rotate microgreens, tomatoes and herbs, supplying the …

Terra Hydro Terrarium

These copper edged glass terrariums crafted by a designer duo from Ichikawa, Japan exhibit the beauty of the entire plant. With one compartment to hold the water and another to suspend the plant, this unique vase allows you to observe both the succulent and its intricate root system thrive and grow.

Crystal Math

No. That isn’t a Pokémon. It’s a chair; and a pretty fine one, that too. Inspired by quartz, and built using an intricate mathematical algorithm …