Gerry Straathof

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This Craftsman Is Single-Handedly Making Some of America’s Best Jeans

Some of the best jeans in the world aren’t made in standard factories, but instead, are made by a single craftsman from start to finish. Called …

Clothing

Blue jeans tell a quintessentially American story of class aspiration

“If we were to use a human term to describe a textile,” American Fabrics magazine wrote in 1962, “we might say that denim is an honest fabric—substantial, forthright, and unpretentious.”<p>Created for California gold miners, blue jeans have come a long way since 1873, when Levi Strauss and Jacob Davis …

Clothing

Fade of the Day – Left Field Charles Atlas 13 oz. Cone Mills (2 Years, 1 Wash, 2 Soaks)

Today’s Fade Of The Day was sent in by Hayden Knorr of Calgary, Ontario, Canada. His Left Field Charles Atlas jeans...The post Fade of the Day – Left …

Men's Fashion

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The Human Use of Human Beings: Cybernetics Pioneer Norbert Wiener on Communication, Control, and the Morality of Our Machines

“We are not stuff that abides, but patterns that perpetuate themselves. A pattern is a message.”<p><i>“Information will never replace illumination,”</i> Susan Sontag asserted in considering the conscience of words. <i>“Words are events, they do things, change things,”</i> Ursula K. Le Guin wrote in the same era in …

3D & CGI Illustrations: Human Color Sets by G R A Z A ™

It looks like we have never featured the work of G R A Z A ™ before on ABDZ. Well, his "Human Color Sets" will be the perfect first opportunity which …

The Incredible Swing House

From the outside, the contemporary installation by artist Mark de Jong, Swing House, is not particularly distinguished from the other residences that …

Beer, Bath & Beyond: 1940 high-resolution photo

Beer

Fade of the Day – Gustin Heavy American (2.5 Years, 5 Washes)

It’s time for a slice of faded goodness, and today we have a pair of Gustin Heavy American jeans that...The post Fade of the Day – Gustin Heavy …

Men's Fashion

Fade of the Day – Flint and Tinder Cone Indigo Memphis 1968 (6 Months, 6 Soaks)

It’s Fade Of The Day time! Today’s edition takes note of a brand we don’t often see in our inbox,...The post Fade of the Day – Flint and Tinder Cone …

Men's Fashion

The Peanut Gallery: 1939

June 1939. "Sons of day laborers in tent camp near Webbers Falls, Oklahoma. Some of their fathers were agricultural workers and some were …

Framing

We Ate the Chickens: 1939

June 1939. "Works Progress Administration worker and his wife sitting in front of their shack home on the Arkansas River near Webbers Falls, …

Chickens

Fade of the Day – Roy Memorial Jeans (10 Days, 1 Soak)

If we all wore our jeans for construction work, we’d need a whole separate site for fade features. Don’t believe...The post Fade of the Day – Roy …

Clothing

Fujifilm unveils its first square-format analog Instax camera

Fujifilm's Instax SQ10 is already available if you want to take square-format instant photos, but what if its half-digital technology is still too close to Instagram for your tastes? Don't worry, you're covered. The company has unveiled the Instax Square SQ6, its first analog camera to take (you …

Optoma releases world’s first voice-enabled home theater projector

First shown as a prototype in a private suite at CES 2018 back in January, the UHD51A 4K projector is the first home theater projector of its kind to …

I Can’t Stand Boring Selfies On Instagram…

My name is Lillwihlen and I like to mess with my photos on Instagram.<p>Have a look at my account and follow me if you find it inspiring!

These Abandoned Gas Station are Stunning

Capturing abandoned gas stations was the last fad of photographer and designer <b>Robert Götzfried</b>. Recently, he traveled across the southern US – from …

Mi Mini PC Pocket Computer Now Available From $149

With 24 days still remaining on their campaign the development team behind the “world’s most powerful pocket size mini PC ” have already raised over …

Alan Turing's Final Paper Inspires New Water Filtration Technology

Alan Turing’s last paper may help produce fresh, clean drinking water someday soon. Chemist Zhe Tan of Zhejiang University and her colleagues designed a membrane that filters salt out of water much more efficiently than the ones currently in use. Their method is based on a 66-year-old math paper …

Equations

Microsoft is moving Kinect to the cloud

Microsoft is moving Kinect to the cloud, the company’s CEO Satya Nadella announced today during the annual Build keynote. “Kinect, when we first launched it in 2010, was a speech-first, gaze-first, vision-first device. It was used in gaming, and then, later on, it came to the PC, and it was used in …

New Instagram tool lets you download a copy of all your data

Instagram announced plans to offer a data download tool a while ago, and today the Facebook-owned image sharing network delivered.<p>The driving force …

Raspberry Pi Zero Commodore 64 For Under $50

Raspberry Pi enthusiasts searching for a different way to protect and utilise their Raspberry Pi Zero mini PC, may be interested in a Commodore 64 …

Industrial Design: MoDi - a smart sleep aid for smartphone addicts

Technology has come to an era where users are quite demanding of what they want in terms of size, performance, features and etc. The best example …

Product Design