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Flux Snowshoe by Eric Brunt

<b>Flux Snowshoe</b> features adaptable footprint that reacts to its environment. Inspired by origami, the folding platform shrinks away when a hiker lifts …

Grovemade Modern Wood Watches Made From Domestic Hardwoods

<b>Grovemade wood watches</b> offers beautiful handcrafted watches made from domestic hardwoods. It offers a cutting-edge take on traditional timepiece. …

Furniture

Sundust: Striking Charcoal & Conté Portraits of Sun Goddesses by Sara Golish | Colossal

<p>Sundust is a new series of ten portraits of fictional sun goddesses by Toronto-based visual artist Sara Golish. Each piece is meticulously executed …

NYC’s Last Great Secret: This Abandoned Island

In the past 50 years, North Brother Island has almost been entirely removed from the city’s collective memory map. Located in the East River between the Bronx and Rikers Island, it has a history of housing people New York City couldn’t or wouldn’t accommodate: In the late 19th century, it was used …

New York City

Skip the Tools: This Cork Stopper Table Can Be Assembled in Less Than a Minute

The only thing might be missing from this design is a built-in speaker that pops every time you pull out the cork. Hyeonil Jeong, a freelance …

Furniture Design

Undulating curves

Raspberry Pi Unveils Tiny New “Compute Module”

The Raspberry Pi Foundation in Cambridge just unveiled a new product, the Raspberry Pi Compute Module. Primarily built for those who want to incorporate Raspberry Pi as the core of their own printed circuit boards, the Compute Module is the brains of the Pi—complete with RAM and 4 gigabytes of eMMC …

Massive Paper Installation Feels Like You're Walking Inside a 3D Painting

This may be the closest you'll ever come to stepping <i>inside</i> a painting. Showing at the MOCA Pacific Design Center in Los Angeles until June 8 is one massive installation that consists of thousands of thin paper sheets hanging beautifully in mid-air. Artist Jacob Hashimoto combines traditional …

Art

Winners of the 2014 Sony World Photography Awards, Part I

The Sony World Photography Awards have announced the winners of their Open, Youth, and National Award competitions today. The winners were selected from over 70,000 entries submitted by photo enthusiasts and amateurs from across the world. Overall winners and the judging of the final categories are …

The world's first underwater museum – in pictures

From algae-encrusted VW Beetles to classical busts covered in psychedelic coral, dive into the magical world of Jason deCaires Taylor’s seabed sculptures. He covers his exhibits – which include a dream collector and a dozing dog – in a cement that attracts growth, then plunges them to the ocean …

7 Ways Social Media Will Be More Expensive This Year

This story originally appeared on PR Daily<p>For a long time, there was a perception that social media marketing was free, or at least very inexpensive. Starting a Facebook or Twitter account was free, and hiring a part-time intern to manage them didn't cost much.<p>In reality, social media marketing has …

Marketing

Planets in Orbit Around Earth!

What if we had a planet instead of a Moon? Photographer, space artist, illustrator and former art director for the National Air & Space Museum’s …

The Nearest Stars

The Nearest Stars infographic from Space tracks the 53 closest stars to the earth. Their classification and distance is also included.<p><i>The nearest</i> …

5 Key Elements of Viral Content

Mark Smiciklas from Intersection Consulting and author of The Power of Infographics, designed this helpful infographic The Five Key Elements of Viral …

Big brains, no fur, sinuses … are these clues to our ancestors' lives as 'aquatic apes'?

It is one of the most unusual evolutionary ideas ever proposed: humans are amphibious apes who lost their fur, started to walk upright and developed …

GameSci: What Is (Scientifically!) The Most Addictive Game Ever?

What's going to glue you to the screen? Science explains.<p>Back in 2007, a study of gamers appeared in the journal <i>CyberPsychology and Behavior</i>. The study, "Experiences of time loss among videogame players: An empirical study," asked gamers to report how often they got sucked in to games: for better …

Speed Of Light In Vacuum Is Not Actually Constant, Study Finds

Oh, and a vacuum may not really be void of matter.<p>Can you trust nothing in life? A new physics paper suggests that the speed of light in a vacuum may not be constant, and that a vacuum isn't actually entirely empty of stuff.<p>The paper, by a team of French physicists, finds that the speed of a photon …