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For my friend Kiku.<p>His FF14 character.

This pocket projector is the perfect companion for jet setters

I’m sitting in a very strange motel in northern Austin, Texas, trying to get some work done, but Dunder Mifflin regional manager Michael Scott keeps distracting me. Eventually, I give up and give him my full attention.<p>I’ve brought with me a new device from Anker, the Chinese electronics company …

Pebble is dead and hardware buttons are going with it

The future is all touchscreen, for better or for worse<p>This week, word broke of the final, ultimate demise of the Pebble smartwatch, with current owner Fitbit announcing that it would be ending support for the scrappy crowdfunded smartwatches this coming June.<p>And while that moment will go down as …

The 18 photos that encapsulate Trump’s first year as president

As the first year of Donald Trump’s unorthodox, tumultuous presidency draws to a close, there are some moments that will be etched into our memories for years to come.<p>Vaulting a television personality who had never been a politician before into the most powerful office in the US resulted, perhaps …

Donald Trump

New Sculptures by Ben Young Transform Hand-Cut Glass into Aquatic Landscapes | Colossal

<p>Ben Young (previously here) continues to use exquisite manual techniques to transform sheets of glass into luminous sculptures that give a glimpse …

Tatsuya Tanaka Continues Building Tiny Worlds in his Daily Miniature Calendar Photo Project | Colossal

<p>Since April 2011, art director and photographer Tatsuya Tanaka’s imagination has built a magnificent number of miniature worlds (previously here and …


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The Classic Suspender Harness

Puerto Rico won’t recover from Maria unless the US stops treating it like a colony

Puerto Ricans “want everything to be done for them,” grumbled US president Donald Trump on Twitter over the weekend.<p>It was one in a series of comments he made that appeared to blame Puerto Ricans for the fact that more than a week after Hurricane Maria made landfall on the island on Sept. 20, vast …


In both the US and Mexico, citizens led better disaster response than their governments

The 7.1-magnitude earthquake that jolted Mexico City on Sept. 19 unleashed an eruption of extraordinary needs.<p>From one moment to the next, people began to need rescue, medical treatment, shelter, water, food, safety, comfort. And, more importantly, they needed accurate information about where, amid …

Mexico City

No chanting, no guns, no swastikas: The German approach to tolerating a neo-Nazi march

Berlin, Germany<p>Commemorating the 30th anniversary of the death of Hitler’s deputy, Rudolf Hess, hundreds of neo-Nazis marched today in Berlin.<p>Gathering behind a banner emblazoned with the words of Hess at the Nuremburg Trials in 1946—“I regret nothing”—around 500 white-shirted neo-Nazis were …

Rights & Freedoms

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Clever Street Artist Is Transforming NYC’s Streets into One Giant Playground

We love clever street art, so we couldn't help but admire the work of artist Tom Bob, who has been running amok on the streets of New York and Massachusetts. If you're a fan of famous street artist OakOak, you'll love Tom Bob's work, as he uses forgotten elements of the street to create whimsical …

This is how your fear and outrage are being sold for profit

<i>The world feels more dangerous. Our streets seem less safe. The assault on our values is constant. The threats feel real. The enemy is out there — just check your feed.</i><p>One evening in late October 2014, a doctor checked his own pulse and stepped onto a subway car in New York City. He had just …


The next big wellness trend capitalizes on your love of high-pressure showers and hugs

Why do hugs feel so good? Why do massages de-stress us? Why do some people like sleeping with heavy blankets, even in the heat of summer? Why do we love high-pressure showers and squeezing our loved ones’ hands as a sign of support?<p>It’s all to do with pressure—and utilizing its soothing powers is …

Mental Health