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Labyrinthine Drawings of Interconnected Rooms by Mathew Borrett | Colossal

Google Maps – Pokémon Challenge

Google Maps – Pokémon Challenge for April Fools’ Day.<p>Wow, this is a nice surprise from Google for April Fools’ Day this year. Google recently …

US supreme court to decide whether software can be patented

The US supreme court delves on Monday into the hotly contested question of when software is eligible for patent protection.<p>The nine justices will hear a one-hour argument in a case of interest not just to software companies but also to a wide range of businesses that sell products containing …

United Nations uses iBeacons to simulate a minefield & raise awareness at NY museum

We’ve been seeing more and more interesting implementations of iBeacons, Apple’s Bluetooth LE standard that opens up a ton of opportunities for location-based experiences as iOS devices communicate with the beacons around them. This, however, might be the most unique use of iBeacons we’ve seen yet: …

Why Netflix Wants to Keep Binge-Watching All to Itself

For those of us who watch TV online, few irritations compare to the "five most recent episodes" rule. On Hulu and TV-network websites, only the last …

Interview with Snorri Eldjárn

Trying out new medias and mixing styles is a must for anyone willing to be a successful and skilful designer nowadays. Snorri Eldjarn is a graphic …

Baldwin Denim Women's Collection

When Baldwin Denim opened a new store in their home base of Kansas City last year, the brand quietly soft launched a women's collection which they showcased in-store. Ever since, we've been eagerly waiting to see how their low-key, comfortable yet slim fits would translate for the female body. This …

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A Sprawling Wall-Sized Mural Drawn With Only a Black Sharpie by Sean Sullivan | Colossal

<p>After 7 long months of obsessively scribbling away on a large wall, artist Sean Sullivan “threw in the towel,” in part because he had exceeded his …

Classic Disney Film Stills Digitally Repainted to Look 3D

<b>The Sword in the Stone</b><p>Artist Tyson Murphy recreates some of our favorite classic Disney films by digitally painting their still scenes. He's not trying to outdo <i>The Sword in the Stone</i> or <i>101 Dalmatians</i>, but simply reimagine what they'd look like when rendered three-dimensionally. Murphy uses …

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Game on! Google adds cross-platform game support between Android and iOS

Developers that can’t decide between building games for Android(s goog) or iOS(s aapl) may just opt for both now that Google has added cross-platform …

Yahoo Buys Vizify Just To Shut It Down

Vizify is–or should we say, was–a company that collected all of your social information in one place. And now that one place is gone, since the company has been acquired by Yahoo for an undisclosed sum, and will be shut down soon.<p>Like About.me or Rebelmouse, Vizify took data from all your social …

This Giant Floating Black Ball Is Giving Me Nightmares

The creepiest and most mesmerizing video of the year so far might be of a sinister floating black orb that follows people around making weird ambient noises. Called “Space Replay,” the giant ball constantly records and replays the sounds of public spaces, creating “a delayed echo of human …

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Beautiful Houses: Peter’s House

Today we will show you the beautiful Peter’s House in San Francisco, California, a project by Craig Steely Architecture. This place is amazing. The …

Heavy Lines – Black Ink Paintings by Nino Christen

Heavy Lines – Painting Series.<p>Nino Christen is a Swiss artist who graduated from the Lucerne University of Applied Sciences and Arts with a bachelor …

The dangerous, beautiful life of a Lego minifig photographer

All New HTC One Breaks Cover In 12 Minute Video, Reveals Expandable SD Card Storage

The new HTC One gets its official reveal on March 25, but a new video leak from GadgetReviews shows you everything you could possibly want to see about the new flagship smartphone from the Taiwanese manufacturer. The video shows how the hardware differs from that of the existing HTC One, including …

Fantastical Wooden Sculptures Act as Symbols of Compassion

In his personal sculpture garden, Australian artist Bruno Torfs crafts wooden figures that live in the forest. Embracing fantasy, his life-sized works feature delightfully unusual characters. We see things like a bearded wizard carrying an armful of tiny creatures and a young princess riding a …

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Best of the Week: Paper, Digital Art, Architecture and more

It's time for our best news of this week. We have a lot of graphic and web design, a bit of architecture, ads, tech news, awesome reads and other …

Project Christine offers a glimpse of Razer's insane future through modular computing

Razer's Project Fiona was all the talk of CES 2012 -- it married console-like controls with a tablet form factor, and packed in real computing power to boot. At the time, CEO Min-Liang Tan was cagey about its retail availability; heck, it didn't even have a product name at the time. By CES 2013, …

First look video: Intel Dual OS hybrid running both Windows and Android

Much to Microsoft’s(s msft) chagrin, Intel is definitely embracing Android(s goog). There’s probably no better example of that than the Asus …