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24 Inventions That Changed Music

Phonograph (1877)<p>With all due respect to the French phonoautograph − a fine if bulky mechanism − most of us associate the beginning of conventional …

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Prism: A Wireless Nightlight That Tilts like a Seesaw | Colossal

<p>Designed by Georgia-based industrial design student Nicholas Baker, the Prism Nightlight is a minimalist, battery-powered nightlight that turns on …

Brilliant Door Design Flips Over to Open and Close

Vienna-based Austrian designer Klemens Torggler has crafted a revolutionary piece of architecture that allows one to enter and exit a room by shifting a multi-panel door, known as <i>Evolution Door</i>, to an adjacent position without a floor track. Instead of having to install additional components for a …

Dash Wireless Smart In Ear Headphones with Touch Screen Surface

BRAGI claims that <b>The Dash</b> is the world’s first smart wireless in-ear headphones, combining impressive design, engineering, consumer insights, and …

A Retrospective On How Vinyl Records Were Made

In a world of smartphones, tablets, laptops and millions of playlists in your pocket, accessing music is faster (and cheaper) than ever before. But …

The Drummer Who Invented Jazz's Basic Beat

It doesn't take an expert to identify this sound as a jazz rhythm:<p>Musicians call it "spang-a-lang," for obvious phonetic reasons, and it's so synonymous with jazz, it no longer occurs to us that someone had to invent it. But someone did: a drummer named Kenny Clarke, who would have turned 100 today.<p>…

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<b>"In 10,000 hours, they say you can master anything. 10,000 hours in Disneyland and you're the queen of Disney."</b> <b>-- Vanessa Hudgens on spending many days during childhood at Disney Land.</b> From "Breaking Bad: Former Disney star Vanessa Hudgens gets wild in Harmony Korine's new film, <i>Spring Breakers</i>"<p><b>"I</b> …

iFixit Teardown of Apple’s Cylindrical Mac Pro Desktop Computer

iFixit has posted its teardown of Apple’s recently released Mac Pro desktop computer. For more photos, information on repairability, and to find out …

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40 Hidden Artworks Painted on the Edges of Books

A fore-edge painting is a technique of painting on the edges of the pages of a book. The artwork can only be seen when the pages are fanned, as seen …

More Beautiful Book Quotes Become Clever Illustrations

Let's say goodbye to 2013 and hello to a new year with these beautiful literary posters. Evan Robertson of Obvious State is behind this inspiring project where he takes meaningful quotes from famous authors and illustrates them in an incredibly clever way. His goal is to design 50 original prints, …

Literature

Guy Laramee Turns Encyclopedias Into Intricate Mountainscapes Using Just A Knife

The sculptor talked to The Creators Project about why he rejects 3D printing and doesn't own a cellphone<p>Montreal-based artist, Guy Laramee, has made a timely and relevant sculptural project as we jump into 2014--figuratively and literally the future. In tune with films like <i>Her</i> and books like Dave …

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Color Palettes Derived from Nature Photography

image via natural palettes<p>The blog natural palettes presents nature photographs and GIFs with their associated color palettes.<p>image via natural …

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Play practically every game for five vintage consoles in your web browser

The Internet Archive is on a mission to ensure that decades-old software isn't lost to the vicissitudes of time — and that anyone can use it on the web for free. In October, that meant releasing a Javascript port of the extremely nimble MESS computer emulator, and 25 choice apps and games. This …

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