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Pencil: A Tool That Lets You Think With Your Hands

Remember when we talked about that iPad app called Paper, from FiftyThree, that lets you sketch, draw diagrams and illustrations, and take notes? …

De Planeta – Motion Graphics Short Film by Leonardo Cavaletti

De Planeta – Animated Short Film.<p>This motion graphics short film by Leonardo Cavaletti shows formation, life, and death of a planet. It shows well …

Classic Acoustics Meets Modern Tech

Stream nostalgia with the first ever Bluetooth gramophone, the Gramovox! The timeless design is not only aesthetically “old-school,” but also …

OLTU Fridge Keeps Your Fruits and Vegetables Fresh Longer

<b>OLTU Fridge</b> utilizes the heat produced from the back of your fridge, wasted energy, and transforms it to cool the “totem” of vegetables and fruits …

The Clever Hack That Let A Toymaker Bring Robot Cars To Market 20 Years Early

Anki Drive uses technology similar to Google’s self-driving cars, at 1/1000th the cost. Not bad for a toy car.<p>What is “cool?” If you’re a kid, cool is robot cars with lasers and machine guns, blasting around a track at 250 miles per hour. If you’re an adult, cool might be sitting back and reading a …

A FAMILY LOFT IN A FORMER HAT FACTORY IN BRUSSELS | THE STYLE FILES

Fatti and Pierre have transformed an old industrial building that used to be a hat factory to a beautiful loft in the centre of Brussels, Belgium. …

Highs + Lows: Suspended Bedroom + Sunken Living Room

This tiny 50 square meter apartment in Montrouge, France takes the idea of the suspended bedroom and makes it even better. In this home, the floating …

Behind Closed Doors: Fascinating Photographs from the Book, Kitchen Portraits

Dutch photographer Erik Klein Wolterink explores the kitchens of multicultural Amsterdam in his book, Kitchens Portraits.<p><b>Dutch-Amsterdam Student Kitchen</b><p>Wolterink starts out by photographing each cupboard, drawer, and appliance, which takes anywhere from four to eight hours and results in 15 to 30 …

Kitchens

10 Apps To Help With Your Home Decor Projects

Technology is a wonderful thing. There are so many different apps and online tools available to help people with a variety of projects. And home …

Modern Eco-Friendly Homes Set Amongst the Trees

<i>Primeval Symbiosis (Single Pole House)</i> is an architectural design project by architecture student and interior designer Konrad Wjcik that seeks to organically install living spaces in forests without disrupting the innate beauty of nature. Wjcik's detailed presentation lays out the many benefits of …

NYFU: New York Functional Furniture

<b>Advertorial content:</b><p>Inner-city living has a lot to offer: From the excellent range in dining options, to art and culture to just being in a high-energy environment, it's no mystery why the world's cities continue to grow and grow. While cities have many pulls, large living spaces is certainly not …

Paying Tribute to a Famous Religious Symbol: LOAVES&FISHES Mosaic Chair

A miracle has a logic of its own. Elusive and mysterious, it is hard to pin down in words, let alone to capture in one or more images. But to express …

Original Recipe Pernod Absinthe

Starting today, one of the most historic drinks among Europe's creative community returns to its original 1805 recipe. This formula—which took Pernod Absinthe two years to redevelop—uses their remaining records from the 1800s, when absinthe was sweeping the bohemian social scene.<p>The mix and method …

Experiencing the future of transportation at Ceatec 2013

While crazy, conceptual gadgets are always a highlight at Japan's Ceatec, some of the most interesting devices at recent iterations of the show featured something unusual: wheels. While Japan's Tokyo Motor Show has always been a haven for tech-riddled concept machines, many companies are choosing …

'Terminator' self-assembling cube robots revealed by MIT

<b>Cube-shaped robots that can flip, jump and assemble themselves into different shapes have been unveiled by scientists at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT).</b><p>The small robots, known as M-Blocks, have no external parts but can move using an internal flywheel mechanism.<p>They stick together …

Look Up! 20 Ceilings You'll Need To See To Believe

20 rooms with ceilings that take style to a whole new level<p>20 rooms with ceilings that take style to a whole new level

10 Small Bedroom Decorating Tips

Decorating a bedroom is a task quite different from planning for the rest of the house. Unlike the kitchen and the living area, a bedroom is a …

Straight Out Of Sci-Fi: Cyberpunk Author Plans Tallest Skyscraper Ever

Neal Stephenson’s Tall Tower project imagines a record-setting skyscraper that can shoot rockets from the top.<p>Science fiction is increasingly becoming plausible reality, as technology catches up with our starbound fantasies. The Center for Science and the Imagination (CSI), a roundtable of …

Horizon System Provides a Revolutinary New Way to Travel

The Horizon System is a revolutionary new concept that aims to relieve the headache that comes from air travel. Created by several design students at the University of Glasgow, the Horizon has six pod-like trains that attach to the underside of the craft. The Skylink trains carry passengers from …

Big Oil loses it: ExxonMobil claims it owns the letter “X”!

<b>(AP/Gene J. Puskar)</b><p>World’s richest oil company sues FX television network in act approaching self-parody<p>David Sirota<p>October 4, 2013 6:00pm (UTC)<p>Apparently if you are the world's richest oil company used to making $104 million in profit every day, no lawsuit is too frivolous, expensive or downright …

Edmonton Corn Maze charters historic waters

EDMONTON – The Edmonton Corn Maze, just west of the city, is making history by becoming the first corn maze in the world to appear on Google Street …

Corn Maze

Check out this visual map that shows 24 hours of internet usage around the world

Here is a map of how people used the internet on a recent day, based on the 24 hour relative average utilization of IPv4 addresses observed using …

Lauryn Hill Released a New Song on the Heels of Being Let Out of Jail - PAPER

Articles about modern storage solutions 5 smart built ins and closets on Dwell.com - Dwell

For a Toronto couple with a love of minimalist Japanese architecture, a sleek, storage-packed kitchen was the first priority in...<p>Grid-scale storage may be revolutionizing the market for clean energy.<p>Whether you're looking to add storage to a small space or seeking a distinctive wall hanging, the …

Kitchens

City Guides Spotlight: New York City

<b>Sponsored content:</b><p>New York City takes its role as the "capital of the world" seriously, with unlimited food, culture and entertainment on offer 24 hours a day. Everyone and anyone has a recommendation for NYC—from restaurants to parks, galleries, cafes and museums. Our newly launched City Guide …

Marion Bataille's "Numero"

Part entertaining pop-up book for young numerophiles, part creative dissection of numbers' visually symbolic values, Marion Bataille's forthcoming book "Numero" breaks down the world's most basic integers with each turn of the page. A New York Times best-selling author and illustrator for Paris' …

BL-NK Hackney

Uses for community spaces are continually changing, along with the people and industries that inhabit them. As once quiet peripheral urban areas become revived and rapidly developed, certain opportunities arise for innovative use of space. One such area is the east London Borough of Hackney—home to …

Intuos Creative Stylus by Wacom

In an effort to bring designers and illustrators even closer to the tech design interface, Wacom has introduced a new, professional-grade stylus to make the on-the-go connection all the more natural. Wacom's Intuos Creative Stylus connects via Bluetooth with a range of your favorite iPad creative …

Sheep Invade a Gas Station in Chelsea! - PAPER

As we noted in our Fall art show roundup, a gas station in Chelsea has been temporarily re-purposed as an art gallery. The old Getty station on the corner of 24th Street and 10th Avenue is currently the home of several sheep sculptures made of bronze and epoxy by the late French artist …