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Meet The Guy that Stole Every Justin Bieber CD in Los Angeles

He's also banned from Barnes and Noble, hated by Jimmy Kimmel, and he stole Paris Hilton's birthday cake.<p><i>Sonic Innovation #3 - How One Artist Hijacked his Way into the Mainstream</i><p>Paz Dylan wormed his way into my heart and a million Belieber’s venomous tweets with a simple act of musical terrorism: …

New Albums

Me-Mover Step-Powered Stand-Up Bike Gets Funded On Kickstarter

Move over Segway, there’s a new stand-up personal transporter in town. Or there will be come August when the first machines are scheduled to ship to Kickstarter backers.<p>More than 200 users of the crowdfunding website have pledged funds to Me-Mover, a Danish project to rethink the bike as a stand-up …

Hilarious Coloring Book Images Corrupted from an Adult's Perspective

The world of children's coloring books is a happy place filled with smiling animals and flowers, cuddly toys, warm sunshine, and playing children. The new site Coloring Book Corruptions puts a new spin on those images, reimagining the innocent pictures as dark but hilarious scenes.<p>These “corrupted” …

Coloring Book

Incredibly Creative Stop-Motion Film Made with Only Rubber Bands & Thumbtacks

It’s been a while since we’ve shared a stop-motion film, but ‘A Girl Named Elastika’ by French filmmaker Guillaume Blanchet was a no-brainer. At once …

Bears on Stairs: A Stop Motion-Animation Created from 3D-Printed Frames | Colossal

<p>The creative team over at London-based DBLG recently released this in-house animation titled Bears on Stairs that involved old school stop motion …

Cool Macroshots Show The Dramatic Adventures of Star Wars Figurines

Photos with <i>Star Wars</i> figurines can't really get more dramatic (and funny) than in Malaysian photographer Zahir Batin's machroshots on DeviantART. He …

Writing

After trip to space, cherry trees mysteriously blossom years ahead of schedule

It's that time of year when cherry blossoms draw crowds across the world, but a few cherry trees this year have sprouted a mystery. Four cherry tree saplings across Japan blossomed this spring, as much as six years ahead of schedule. The trees all come from a selection of seeds that took a trip to …

Pharrell - Happy (Woodkid Sad Remix)

Soundfreaq Re-Imagines the Alarm Clock

Are you one of those people that likes a traditional alarm clock/radio but also keeps your phone within hand’s reach? Soundfreaq has launched the …

Work begins on the world's first 3D-printed house

Zero waste, lower transport costs and recyclable materials – is 3D-printing the future of housebuilding? Dutch architects are putting the process to the test for the first time in Amsterdam<p>Treacle-black plastic oozes from a nozzle at the bottom of a small tower in Amsterdam, depositing layer upon …

Astronaut Designer Imagines 32 Skyscrapers Of The Future

Skyscrapers only compete on two axes: height and luxury. What if they were designed to be timeless as well?<p>At the Louvre, the classical Hellenistic form of the <i>Winged Victory of Samothrace</i> dramatically crowns the head of the Daru staircase. In the mind of Russian architect and skyscraper futurist …

Skyscrapers

Frog Fractions 2 stretch goal aims to buy Oculus back from Facebook

<i>Frog Fractions 2</i> developers at Twinbeard have added a new $2 billion stretch goal to the project's Kickstarter campaign as part of a timely gag to "buy Oculus back from Facebook."<p>Game studio Twinbeard is now joining the likes of <i>Minecraft</i> creator Markus "Notch" Persson in its public disapproval of …

Facebook buys Oculus Rift company in a massive deal worth an estimated $2 billion

Social network Behemoth Facebook has acquired Oculus Rift developer Oculus VR in a massive deal worth an estimated $2 billion. Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg announced the news today on, you guessed it, Facebook. You can read his full note below.<p>Facebook's deal includes $400 million in cash and …

The Overthinker’s Guide To Smoking Weed

Welcome to The Overthinker’s Guide — a weekly column that aims to advise overthinkers on the difficult situations that seem to characterize the lives …

Young Love Fucks Us Up

A fat young Irishman's first, painful memories of love.<p><i>All photos of the author</i><p>Young love is a business. Adult women are sold it in films like <i>Twilight</i>, <i>the Notebook</i> and Luhrmann's <i>Romeo + Juliet</i> and for two hours buy into the fairytale they're given. They want to be Kristen Stewart, Rachel McAdams, …

Relationships

Chest of Drawers by Edward Johnson

Chest of Drawers with Ripples.<p>Interior and furniture designer <b>Edward Johnson</b> wanted to push laminating in a new direction combined with his elegant …

Furniture

StartupVitamins – Motivational Posters for only $18!

StartupVitamins – Motivational Posters.<p>Check out these well designed motivational posters from StartupVitamins! The poster series includes wise words …

RollerCoaster Tycoon 4 Mobile Will Be Arriving On The App Store Soon

Retro gamers rejoice. An iOS version of one of my all-time favorite PC games, RollerCoaster Tycoon, will soon be arriving on the App Store. Here’s a …

Fantastic Workshop Helps You Master the Timeless 1940s Glamour Shot

We’re not in the habit of sharing full workshop videos during the week. The way we see it, most of you are at work right now (we sure are) and don’t …

So Jealous: Electric Mario Kart Ride-On Kart For Kids

Because kids get all the coolest stuff, this is the Super Mario Kart Ride On Vehicle available for $200 from Toys R Us (and probably other places). …

Monkey Steals Guy's Video Camera, Films Itself

Note: Dude drops an f-bomb at the end trying to explain to the monkey, "That's a f***ing $500 camera...It's a Go-Pro." You know, because monkeys …

Real Products: Darth Vader Lightsaber Barbeque Tongs

There will come a day where every single item will be available with a Star Wars theme. That day was yesterday. This is the £19 (~$34) Star Wars …

BroApp, An App For Automatically Texting Your Girlfriend

BroApp is a $2 Android app that automatically sends prewritten text messages to your girlfriend so she thinks you're an attentive boyfriend instead …

I'm Flying, Jack!: Two R/C Copters Lift Woman Off Ground

This is a video from R/C Helicopter stunt crew HeliGraphix of a ~125-pound woman (plus equipment) being lifted off the ground by two heavy-duty …

*sniff* I Smell POWER: Nose Shaped Electrical Plugs

These are the Hanaga Tap Nose Outlets from design firm ekoD Works. They turn any horizontal plug into a nose-shaped vertical plug and come in black, …

One Man's Quest To Rebuild Manhattan Entirely In Minecraft

The mere thought of 1:1 replicas of anything big in <i>Minecraft</i> always sounds crazy, but recreating Manhattan? NYU's PhD candidate, Christopher Mitchell …

Google Earth

Mark Mothersbaugh On Making Music For TV, Games And Film

In 1972 Mark Mothersbaugh co-founded the rock band Devo, and four decades later is still lead singer of the hugely influential band. But in his time off-stage, Mothersbaugh has built up an equally impressive body of work as one of our age’s most unique and prolific composers.<p>He’s written scores for …

Forget Solar Panels: This Sun-Powered Light Doesn’t Need Electricity

A simple coating to a building’s windows can redirect incoming sunlight to where it’s needed–say, on a ceiling for an ambient glow or to a desk fixture so you can get to work.<p>Picture a dark, windowless office–the sort of depressing scene where telemarketers sit in cubicles or Peggy Olson first …

This Bug-Inspired Rescue Robot Can Bounce Off Walls And Keep Flying

Instead of being weighted down with expensive sensors, this little drone is based on resiliency: It hits an obstacle and moves on, unscathed.<p>Watch an insect fly around a room looking for a way out, and you’ll notice something interesting: No matter how many times it crashes into a wall or window, …