Fernando Buzi

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Portraits of Soldiers Before, During, and After War

Photographer Lalage Snow, who is currently based in Kabul, Afghanistan, embarked on an 8-month-long project titled <i>We Are The Not Dead</i> featuring portraits of British soldiers before, during, and after their deployment in Afghanistan. Similar to Claire Felicie's series of monochromatic triptychs, …

Tiny Man Precariously Balances an Elephant on His Back

The work of French artist Fabien Mrelle involves creative combinations of dreams, experiences, and his early childhood imagination. He blurs the line between reality and fiction and his bio states: “Following the unrolling of a dream, playing with the free association of shapes and ideas, he seems …

The design of this pasta packaging turns the product into various hairstyles

Designer Nikita Konkin has created a packaging concept design that makes buying pasta a bit more fun. The trio of designs have the face of a woman on …

Delicate Pencil Lead Sculptures Carved by Salavat Fidai | Colossal

<p>Starting with carpenter and art pencils containing thick leads, Russian artist Salavat Fidai uses an X-ACTO knife to carve miniature renderings of …

Sculpture

Bluetooth frying pan senses when your food is done

Who has ever overcooked an egg, undercooked a chicken breast or totally massacred a seemingly benign grilled cheese sandwich?<p>:raises …

How to Make Your Own Board Game

A homemade board game is just the thing to impress everybody on your next game night. But before you unveil your masterwork, you’ll have to design …

SmartThings Home Monitoring Kit Launches In Amazon, Best Buy And Sears

New home automation system SmartThings home monitoring kit is now available from Amazon, Best Buy and Sears. The home monitoring kit’s hub and sensors were previously available to purchase individually on the SmartThings website. The whole kit is now available at the aforementioned retailers …

Philips officially unveils Bridge 2.0, bringing Siri-powered HomeKit to existing Hue bulbs and lamps

Siri voice control is finally coming to Philips Hue connected light bulbs thanks to promised HomeKit support and a new bridge product. Details have been surfacing over the last month with product listings going up a day early, and today Philips is ready to officially reveal how it’s bringing …

Lockitron Releases 3rd Gen $99 Connected Door Lock, Aims To Improve Product Accessibility

If the connected home has struggled with anything over the past few years it’s accessibility. Ease of use has been improving rapidly but most internet-connected devices are still multiples more expensive than their “dumb home” alternatives.<p>Lockitron has been in the smart home space since 2011, and …

Smart Home Furnishings That’ll Charge Your Devices and More

Advertisement<p>Despite advances in materials and fabrics, furniture has remained relatively unchanged for decades; but a new trend sees companies …

Linux Light Bulbs Allow Devices To Talk To Each Other With Flashes Of Brilliance

Who’s the leader of the club that’s made for you and me? M-I-C- See? See the visible light carrying data quickly and easily from light bulbs to gadgets! -K-E-Y Why? Because light is ubiquitous! M-O-U-S-E!<p>Disney researchers are working on a new protocol – tentatively called the Linux Light Bulb – …

Samsung's SleepSense tracker shuts off the TV when you snooze

Samsung has just revealed its take on the sleep-tracking concept with a new device called SleepSense. Rather than making you wear something on your wrist at night (which is a non-starter for a lot of folks), Samsung proposes that you slip the flat, disk-like device under your mattress, like similar …

Haier's pitch at IFA: Connect all of the things

BERLIN -- The Internet of Things includes more "things" than ever, and as our homes become increasingly connected, Haier wants a seat at the table. To that end, it introduced its U+ Smart Life Platform at the IFA trade show in Berlin. Through it, a wide array of appliances and devices in your home …

Samsung launches SmartThings internet of things hub

Company bets on the Hub with open protocols to securely connect to range of sensors and third-party smarthome accessories as it takes on Apple and Google<p>Samsung has launched a new hub for smarthome devices, which it hopes will kickstart the evolution of the internet of things (IoT).<p>Its Hub will …

Internet of Things

Google On – OnHub companion app now available from the Play Store

Google’s OnHub smart router is hitting the store shelves tomorrow, August 31st, so the Search Giant is getting you equipped with the necessary tools to be ready for some advanced internet usage. Thankfully, you don’t need much. You can operate every aspect of the OnHub from the official Google On …

LG's new gadget lets you control home appliances remotely

LG has announced the SmartThinQ Sensor, a device that can monitor your home appliances and allow you to control them from anywhere with an app.<p>The company says its latest offering can sense vibration and temperature when attached to devices and beam those readings back to your phone.<p>For example, …

Sculptures by Edoardo Tresoldi

View Gallery<p>These meticulously woven sculptures of wire depict a frozen moment in time. Edoardo Tresoldi returns us to emotional moments almost like …

Philips solves Hue’s biggest problem with new dimmer switch

Philips continues to expand its popular Hue lineup of ingenious lighting products with the introduction of its first wireless dimmer. The four-button (on/off, dim up/down) dimmer can be stuck to the wall just like the Hue Tap wireless switch. And like Tap, it can be popped out of the wall plate for …

Becoming a rain detective with a backyard weather station

London summers can be the most arduous of times. Since early July, we've had highs of 98 and lows of 48. We've had sun, rain and everything in between. Planning where to go or what to wear more than a few days in advance is an impossibility. I do my best, of course, combining AccuWeather's …

View Dynamic Glass is an Intelligent Window for Buildings Everywhere

On the list of everyday objects to get the “smart” treatment, you might not be surprised to find windows as the latest addition – after all, they …

Branto allows you to monitor your home, control your smart appliances and more

Branto has been in the making since late 2011. While we were geeking out over dual-core processors, these guys were already thinking about making what seems to be one of the most full-featured smart home products in existence. Branto really does it all, and now you can put your name to one of these …

Nest Cam is a dead easy way to monitor your home remotely

Nest Cam review<p>Slimmer and sleeker design<p>Full HD video recording<p>Built-in mic<p>Setup in 60 seconds<p>Long cable<p>Works over Wi-Fi<p>Scare them away<p>The Nest …

Home Security

Smarthome gadgets reviewed: how well can Belkin, Netatmo or Parrot manage your home?

It’s early days for the Internet of Things: we’ve been promised smarthomes, and so far we can turn on the lights from our phones. It’s a start.<p>The arrival of Apple’s HomeKit and Google’s Brillo will likely help speed smarthomes along, making them easier to install and manage, but in the meantime …

How to Switch on Lights Remotely Using Cloudbit

Advertisement<p>Want the lights on when you get home? Perhaps you could connect a timer system to your lights. This would be quick and simple, but teach …

Nest gets into the home security game with the Nest Cam

The legacy of Dropcam lives on<p>It's been almost a year to the day since Nest purchased Dropcam for $555 million, and today we're seeing the first real fruits of that acquisition. At an event in San Francisco this morning, Nest unveiled the new Nest Cam — a home security and monitoring device that …

The Smart AC Control from tado° lets your iPhone control your existing air conditioner

There are a wide range of devices available for consumers today that are internet and smartphone connected. It is often a struggle to decide whether to upgrade existing products with an add-on or make the investment in a new release that has these features built-in. Upgrading can be hit or miss and …

This Oblong Device Will Tell Your Smartphone If Your Pool Is Ready For Swimming

Love the idea of swimming in a fresh pool on a hot summer day, but don’t like the idea of swimming in something over-chlorinated or possibly full of bacteria? There’s a new Bluetooth-enabled pool maintenance sensor called pHin that will check the chemicals and tell you when the pool is ready for …

5 Security Concerns to Consider When Creating Your Smart Home

Advertisement<p>We live in an increasingly connected world. Our lives seem to revolve around the internet, so it perhaps shouldn’t come as a surprise …

A Home Air Quality Monitor That Can Be Checked Out From The Library

Air pollution comes from many sources — power plants, industrial production and fires, to name a few. In Pittsburgh, the most polluted city east of California, according the American Lung Association, avoiding dirty air while outdoors can be difficult, if not impossible. But a new device, available …

Carnegie Mellon University

Meet Nuimo, a Universal Remote for Your Home's Connected Devices

Gadgets<p>In the smart home of the future, you'll be able to control everything from the lights to the shower temperature with your phone — but what fun is that? Nuimo is a device that connects to your other devices, allowing you to control them with natural gestures and a smoothly spinning dial. It's …