Jessi Lang

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Awesome See-Through Prosthetics Made with 3D Printed Titanium

Industrial designer William Root has devised an innovative new take on prosthetic engineering with this futuristic structure of geometrically intersecting metal strands. Designed to merge structural strength, lightweight construction, and minimalist elegance, the hollow <i>Exo Prosthetic Leg</i> is molded …

Prosthetics

WIG Vase

The <i>Wig Vase</i> is a poetic sculpture by <b>Tania da Cruz</b> for <b>Idilli</b>. It’s handcrafted from ceramic.<p><b>Wig Vase</b>, $330.00<br>Available in matte black, matte white, …

Sidewinder Dune Buggy Features Open, Android-Based Platform in The Dashboard

With a price tag of £157,000, <b>Sidewinder</b> should be claimed as world’s most expensive dune buggy. If you have sand dune racing hobby and have all the …

Your Very Own Light Drone

The Walkalight drone is a lighting exploration that merges quadcopter and smart sensor tech to create the ultimate in personal illumination. The …

Mischer'Traxler's kinetic Ephemerā installation "comes alive" when visitors walk away

<b>Perrier-Jouët Small Discoveries:</b> design duo Mischer'Traxler discuss their interactive installation featuring plants that sprout when nobody is nearby …

Modular lighting system by Choi + Shine Architects sticks together with magnets

American firm Choi + Shine Architects has created tube-shaped lighting modules that assemble into three-dimensional arrangements using magnets.<p>Choi + …

Inspiring Ideas for a Crafty Christmas

If you're like us and have been a little tardy in getting those holiday decorations up find inspiration in this crafty post for simple ideas to bring …

Eggnog

This Home-Grown Fungi Will Eat Your Plastic Trash (And Then You Can Eat The Fungi)

Mushroom roots eat through your recycling and turn it into a (possibly?) safe snack.<p>Here’s one way to get rid of plastic waste: Eat it. A new tabletop farm is designed to use mushrooms to break down plastic and turn it into a safe and even tasty snack.<p>“We wanted to work with material that has not …

Photoshop, 1940's-Style: The Adams Retouching Machine

A good old-school photographer, one raised on film, will always try to get the shot right "in-camera." In contrast, young bucks raised on digital are …

Tutorials

Abandoned Hubcaps Transform into Amazing Animal Sculptures

For over twelve years now, Brighton, UK-based artist Ptolemy Elrington has been morphing discarded hubcaps into amazing animal sculptures. While most of us see hubcaps as just replaceable car accessories, Elrington sees them as art, taking these scraps of metal and forming them into everything from …

Miles Davis’s Illustrious Jazz Career Visualized Like A Record

Talk about kind of blue.<p>How do you visualize the decades-long career of a jazz titan? Songs written? Records recorded? Notes played? In this beautiful visualization, which looks almost like a record shot into space, the prolific body of work left behind by jazz great Miles Davis is visualized by …

Soul Music

Pforzheim Design Students and Hankook Tire Team Up for Futuristic Wheel Concepts

It's time again for Hankook Tire's biennial design school team-up, where they task ID students with developing futuristic tire concepts. Last time …

Action Movies

Tom Robbins Lost Interview

In PBS’ latest episode of Blank on Blank, which sets lost interview recordings to colorful animation, renowned serio-comedy author Tom Robbins takes us through the mind of a writer. Through a previously unheard interview with Tod Mesirow from 1994, Robbins discusses one of his first stories …

Intricate Shadow Silhouettes Carved from Knife Blades by Li Hongbo

Beijing-based artist Li Hongbo recently unveiled <i>Shadow of Knives</i>, an incredible series of carved silhouette sculptures exhibited in his solo show at Contemporary by Angela Li in Hong Kong. Intricate, precisely cut animals, humans, and skeletons rise from knives like shadows, leaving behind …

Alpinestars' Wearable Airbag for Motorcyclists

Motorsports outfitter Alpinestars has reached another milestone in its illustrious 50-year history. After giving professional motorcycle racers and track riders the Tech-Air Race electronic airbag suit—which in essence inflates at the very moment of collision to protect the wearer like a …

Volvo's connected helmet warns cyclists of car collisions

<b>CES 2015:</b> Swedish car brand Volvo is launching a prototype cycling helmet that offers two-way communication between the wearer and nearby drivers to …

Photographer Transforms His Dog into Different Animals and Characters Every Christmas

For the past 20 years, British photographer Peter Thorpe has upheld the festive tradition of dressing up his dog as different animals and characters for holiday-themed photo shoots. Instead of using Photoshop, Thorpe builds elaborate sets and props, assembles creative costumes, and uses treats to …

Cut Paper Illustrations by Maude White | Colossal

<p>New York-based artist Maude White (previously) continues to create beautifully rendered illustrations with cut paper, creating dozens of new pieces …

Learn to Build Android Apps with This Curated Collection of Courses

Want to experience the fame, fortune, or at least fun of making your own apps? Online learning hub SlideRule has sifted through many of the best free …

Why Successful Teams Aren't Always Happy Teams

Over the past few months, the sports world has featured plenty of news about enmity and spite among members of some of the most successful teams in …

1963 Shelby AC Cobra

Reading time: about 2 minutes.<p>American<br>• British<br>• Cars<br>• Classic Cars<br>• Luxury<br>• Vintage<p>Carroll Shelby’s AC Cobra is almost certainly one of the most famous cars …

Top 12 Most Mind-Bending Illusions in 2014

Over the past few years we've seen some truly mind-bending illusions (2012, 2011). It's now that time of year again when we look back and show you the best ones of 2014. What distorted our senses and changed our perception of reality? This year, we saw a lot of street art works that pushed creative …

Most fascinating racing car of 2014: Hoonicorn RTR

Under what conditions would a racing car that never raced be considered the year’s most fascinating racing car?<p>Logical questions are best left in the notebook when the Hoonicorn RTR is in the room. The brainchild of Global RallyCross competitor Ken Block and his team of enterprising no-goodniks at …

23 of the best new photo and video apps launched in 2014

The year 2014 saw a literal explosion of photo and video apps for iOS, Android and even for the desktop — many with their own unique niche or angle. Some are easy to learn and use while others focused on complex maneuvers best accomplished with a quality camera and a learning curve.<p>Here some of the …