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How wax food models are made

In 1985, German director Wim Wenders travelled to Japan and made a film called Tokyo Ga. In this clip of the film, Wenders visits a studio where fake …

It's cosmic madness!

I’m always happy to find kids crafts that my children clamor to do rather than those that require me dragging them over to the table to make; these …

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Logo Design: Ice Cream

We keep going through our weekly journey checking out great logos! We're thinking ahead and we want to find new topics, good ones, to share with you …

Duffy London's MK1 Mini Transforming Table Morphs from Coffee Console to Dining Space in Seconds

Duffy London is really good at giving everyday furniture essentials fun, design-savvy flair. Most recently, we saw their swinging table at this …

12 Shoes for 12 Lovers by Sebastian Errazuriz: Part 1

Artist and designer Sebastian Errazuriz has never been one to be afraid of pushing the boundaries and his latest project entitled 12 Shoes for 12 …

These Kids Let Their Dad Color their Drawings. This was the Result

Yesterday reddit user Tatsputin uploaded an album of drawings by his kids that he colored in while on business trips. Every month the father of two …

31DC2013 Day 29: Inspired by the Supernatural (Phoenix Feathers)

The 31 Day Challenge is drawing to a close, and today's prompt is "inspired by the supernatural." This prompt usually stumps me a bit...if you'll …

Angled At 33

The innovative ∠33 ˚ outlet is designed for power outlets that are located at the bottom of the wall. Thanks to the angled position, inserting a plug …

The Corner Lift

Clever Packaging Design is also worthy of mention on our pages and this is why I bring to you the Corner Box. The box provides a small concave space …

Surgical Precision Light

This ergonomically designed Medlite is unlike any surgical headset on the market. Comfort is vital during a long surgery where fatigue can affect …

WITHMILK by DOIY: A Drinking Set Within A Bottle

Whether you’re a coffee or a tea drinker, WITHMILK, the ensemble set from DOIY, will make your drinking experience that much better. The stacked milk …

Scientists Are Scary Close To Controlling Our Memories And Brains With Computers

There are already thought-controlled gadgets and smart phone apps. But recently, a group of scientists at MIT took brain-computer interactions to a whole new level.<p>While they weren't able to create memories from scratch, they were able to associate different feelings to neutral memories in mice. In …

Nokia developing phone that recharges itself without mains electricity

Standby mode is often accused of being the scourge of the planet, insidiously draining resources while offering little benefit other than a small red light and extra convenience for couch potatos. But now Nokia reckons a mobile phone that is always left in standby mode could be just what the …

Pollution-Killing Material: Smog-Eating Cement

Remember that crazy CO2 Scraper Concept? It called for a towering structure filled with trees, to scrub the surrounding air of carbon dioxide. Well, …

Honey Grilled Watermelon Caprese Salads

Honey Grilled Watermelon Caprese Salads.<p><i>by</i> Jessica <i>on</i> July 31, 2013 133<p>I’ve become very brave this summer.<p>By grilling EVERYTHING.<p>I really mean …

Crafty Zig Zags - Making Nail Decals Part 1

Today is the first in a series of upcoming posts about how to make your own nail decals. So what exactly are decals? Basically they are images you …

Weed, NyQuil, And Dongs: The Secret Ingredients Behind Voodoo Doughnut

Cereal, penises, NyQuil, even weed. Nothing is off limits for the creative minds behind Voodoo Doughnut, which is exactly what’s made them so darned delightful.<p>Long before the resurgence of Brooklyn and the birth of the Cronut, there was a West Coast revolution in sugar, flour, and yeast. These …

Voodoo

An Artist Gives Hermit Crabs Crazy New Homes

Haven’t you heard? Hermit crab populations are becoming increasingly homeless. Aki Inomata thinks they all deserve custom houses.<p>Taiwan’s hermit crabs are in crisis. The little nomadic creatures have been deprived of the shells from which they make their homes. Overcollection of seashells by humans …

DIY Light Bulb Vase

A few years ago, I spotted an upcycled light bulb vase in a magazine and thought <i>my mom needs that</i>! I showed Mike the picture and told him he should …

Light Bulbs

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All Time Favorites<p>We put Shark Tank's bizarre and amazing products to the test<p>4:02<p>The tech 'Back to the Future' predicted for 2015 -- and what it missed<p>5:50<p>Emoji dos and don'ts<p>2:49<p>Super-creepy 3D-printed cape responds to onlookers (Tomorrow Daily 248)<p>7:53<p>Behind-the-scenes of Disneyland's 60th …

Samsung Galaxy Note 3 and smart watch due September

Samsung is set to reveal the Samsung Gear smart watch at the same time in September as the Galaxy Note 3 -- beating both Apple's iWatch and the new …

Hacker Opens High Security Handcuffs With 3D-Printed And Laser-Cut Keys

While a bunch of us were debating how brands would control the design copyrights and utility patents on objects that could be replicated by 3D …

3-D Printing Could Build New Bone Using Stem Cells

By: By Tanya Lewis, Staff Writer<p>Published: 07/01/2013 03:14 PM EDT on LiveScience<p>Damaged bones could be fixed with a new technique that involves 3D printing a tissue using living stem cells.<p>For example, if a child had a jawbone defect, you could take an image of the defect, feed it into a computer …

New Technology Sends Ads Directly Into Your Brain

To promote Sky TV’s new TV streaming app, Sky Go, BBDO Dusseldorf affixed transmitters to train windows, which sent out high frequency vibrations. …

Tiny Mechanical Insects Made of Watch Parts

Chicago-based artist Justin Gershenson-Gates, aka A Mechanical Mind, creates tiny steampunk insects by carefully soldering together gears, springs, and other watch parts. The mechanical bugs, many of which Gershenson-Gates can balance on just his pinky finger, are miniature, multi-legged creatures …

Insects

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Infographic: The Literal Meaning Of Every State Name In The U.S.

Washington translates to “Marsh Farm Land, Missouri to “Land of the People with Dugout Canoes.” What does your state or city name mean? You may not want to know.<p>The New Navel of the Moon. It’s so poetic, isn’t it? (And sure, maybe a bit anatomically confusing.) That’s the real meaning behind the …

Watch: A 2-Minute History Of American Industrial Design

The design movement that revolutionized consumer goods, explained.<p>If you were born after a certain year, then buying toothpaste that doesn’t come with the promise of whitening your snappers is unthinkable.<p>As explained by the animated short from The Open University‘s series on 20th century design, …

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