Ismail Rogers-wright

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Scientists Are Using Metamaterials To Build Everything From Wireless Phone Chargers To Invisibility Cloaks

While the holy grail of metamaterials is still to make objects and people invisible to the eye, they are set to have a more tangible commercial impact playing more mundane roles - from satellite antennas to wirelessly charging cellphones.<p>Metamaterials are simply materials that exhibit properties …

Nanotech

New Layered Resin Goldfish Paintings by Riusuke Fukahori

Though he had been creating them for years, Japanese artist Riusuke Fukahori busted out into the online art scene only last year with his three-dimensional goldfish paintings created by pouring resin. It's interesting to note that once he even began using resin, the artist kept it a secret for …

Art

Eminem & Slaughterhouse Freestyle on 106 & Park’s ‘The Backroom’

Eminem appeared on BET’s “106 & ParK” for a special episode on the music countdown show. The network brought back “Rap City” for one-night only as …

This is a fleshy, naked emergency – pop stars are too sexy for our kids

Singers such as Miley Cyrus have left Netmums parents up in arms about sexualisation. I have a simple solution to the problem<p>The parenting website Netmums has polled its members and found that more than 80% of respondents have seen their children sing or repeat sexual lyrics without realising their …

The First Bitcoin ATMs Are About To Start Popping Up Across Canada

According to reports from CBC, Mitchell Demeter, co-founder of Vancouver bitcoin trading company Bitcoiniacs and part-owner of Robocoin, has invested in five such machines to be placed across Canada.<p>Bitcoin is an emerging digital currency that isn't controlled by any authority such as a central …

Bitcoin

Has Robin Thicke just given 2013's most dreadful interview?

The Blurred Lines singer is 2013's uncontested king of cringeworthy interviews. Here are some highlights from his latest unfortunate meeting with a journalist<p>"People say, 'Hey, do you think this is degrading to women?' I'm like, 'Of course it is. What a pleasure it is to degrade a woman. I've never …

Jay Z Has the Room

Everyone knows Shawn “Jay Z” Carter is smart, talented, and wildly successful, his Roc Nation empire continually expanding: the new sports agency, a fragrance launch this month, a luxury-goods partnership with Barneys. What’s fascinating is the way a drug dealer turned rapper turned mogul and …

Halloween Light Show 2013- The Fox (What Does the Fox Say)

MinutePhysics Explains How to Levitate Objects Using Magnets

In this video, MinutePhysics host Henry Reich explains the principles of diamagnetism, or how to levitate objects using magnets.<p>In addition to this …

How to Turn a Smartphone Into a Digital Microscope Using Inexpensive Materials

In this video, Yoshinok explains how to turn a smartphone into a digital microscope using inexpensive materials like wood, plexiglass, and a laser …

The New, Improved Shapeoko 2 Open-Source CNC Milling Machine Is Available Now from Inventables for Less Than $650

Last week saw the opening of <i>Out of Hand: Materializing the Postdigital</i>, the first major museum show of digitally-fabricated art, architecture and …

Paintings by Lui Liu! (NSFW) http://j.mp/1ctHlCa

New Large-Scale 3D Drawings by Ben Heine

Belgian artist Ben Heine has gained recognition for his <i>Pencil Vs Camera</i> series, in which the clever illustrator superimposes a drawing on a sheet of torn paper over a real-life background. As a continuation of the series, Heine has recently ventured into new territory that allows him to enter his …

Drawing

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If you don’t have video in your content mix, you’re missing out. It’s simpler to make than ever, ...<p>November 1, 2017<p>Want to know how to make …

Peerby’s Local Lending App Is Ready To Help Neighbours Participate In The Sharing Economy

You’ve got stuff, but not all the stuff you need. Dutch startup and TechStars London first cohort member Peerby is hoping to unlock the use value of that stuff with a collaborative consumption model that features some crucial differences when compared to others who’ve tried to turn caring into …

Why Lego Design Principles Don’t Work On Smartphones

Phonebloks is a new concept for a modular smartphone that would be upgradeable like a desktop PC. Here’s why it’s a designer’s dream and an engineer’s nightmare.<p>By now, you might have heard of Phonebloks, a modular smartphone design concept that is taking the Internet by storm. Created by Dutch …

John McAfee wants to sell you a $100 gadget that blocks the NSA

Part-time fugitive and antivirus software founder John McAfee has a new invention he's working on. After spending some of his time filming a drug-fueled video tutorial to uninstall the antivirus program he helped create, McAfee now believes he can outsmart the NSA. Speaking at the C2SV Technology …

Don’t fancy a smartwatch? ION's sub-$100 smartglasses might be for you

Wearable tech is becoming increasingly popular, whether that’s high-profile yet to be released items like Google Glass or the plethora of smartwatches currently being funded by crowdsourcing. Either way, we haven’t seen too many smartglasses take off yet.<p>ION Glasses is looking set to change that by …

Hey fellas: This startup wants you to monitor your fertility, too

Advertisement<p>0 Comments<p>Credit: Guskova Natalia<p>In the past year or so, several new startups have targeted women with apps and other digital tools that …

Tono Mirai's "Earth Houses": Contemporary Homes Made from The Earth

They say your home is your "third skin," after your clothes and your actual skin. Our second and third "skins," just like our actual skin, have a …

The Weirdest Story in the History of the World

Like many of you I’ve been using Twitter, among other sources, to follow and try to make sense of the on-going situation in Egypt. And yesterday I …

Tale Of A Top-10 App, Part 1: Idea And Design

A Big Idea<p>My first app, Grades, had everything going for it. The press loved it, users loved it, and Apple loved it. There was only one problem: It …

Steampunk Watch Part Sculptures by Sue Beatrice | Colossal

<p>Using the smallest components from repurposed antique pocket watches and other time pieces, New-Jersey based artist Sue Beatrice of All Natural Arts …

Retro-futuristic Lowrider

Steam-O is a modern cruiser that takes inspiration from the iconic steam locomotives of the past, applying the signature aerodynamic shape to its …

jacobsen arquitetura: AMB house every morning offers a lush panorama of the brazilian jungle and sea in this bungalow home with open deck and infinity pool. see more: http://www.designboom.com/architecture/jacobsen-arquitetura-synthesizes-amb-house-brazilian-jungle/

Architizer Journal: The Official Architizer Blog

The world's top tile and stone manufacturers showcased increasingly ambitious products this year.<p>Illuminated beneath each brand's most daring designs, it was hard to ignore the finish that just won 't seem to go away: matte black.<p>Submit your best work today: The extended entry deadline is May …

Architecture

29sqm Apartment Features Space-Saving Stairs & Loft Bed

With just over 300 square feet to work with, every inch becomes precious. Multi-functional rooms are critical, but make it difficult to maintain …

Interior Design

Interesting Complications in Watchmaking

Some seriously complicated watches have been unveiled recently—and we're not just talking perpetual calendars and minute repeaters. We're talking about entirely novel ways to count and tell time by utilizing new power systems, integrating liquids with mechanics and combining existing complications …

Prototyping

Watch: A Trippy Music Video Captures The Moment Eyes Meet

It took more than 1,000 hand-shaped plasticine frames to create Tame Impala’s music video for “Feels Like We Only Go Backwards.” And it was worth it.<p>By now, yours may have been amongst the six million eyeballs to watch the video for Tame Impala’s recent single, “Feels Like We Only Go Backwards”–and …

Bathing Sphere: Suspended Orb Tub Not for Shy People

Designed for exhibitionists, or at least people with high-up or few-windowed condos, this bold bathtub design is sure to stand out wherever you put …

Avant-garde