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Will This Successfully-Kickstarted "Air Umbrella" Turn Out to Be the Real Deal for 2015?

Industrial design student Quentin Debaene's Dyson-Powered Invisible Umbrella concept generated strong interest when we showed it to you last year. …

Industrial Design

LumiLor Electroluminescent Coating Has Some Serious Untapped Potential

"Everything can be a lamp with LumiLor," writes Darskide Scientific, the company that developed it. LumiLor is a patented coating that glows when a …

Engineering

Aquaboard Breaks Water Surface and Allows You to Explore the Depth of the Oceans

Water sport would be much more fun with <b>Aquaboard</b>. It’s a conceptual surfboard for our generation, a product that encourages you to break water …

In Praise Of Architectural Extravagance

Rotterdam-based MVRDV create the rare work of audacious architecture that doesn’t cater to obscene wealth.<p>Every now and then, a work of architecture comes along that makes jaws drop. Frank Gehry’s Guggenheim Bilbao was one. OMA’s CCTV Headquarters in Beijing was another. Almost always, these …

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Architecture

High-Tech Insulin Delivery System with Bio Sensor to Monitor Patient’s Body

The design integrates insulin delivery with patient’s lifestyle by amalgamating the existing technology advancement with fashion. This <b>Insulin</b> …

Insulin

Tattoo Illustrations by Edward Miller

When you're planning to get a tattoo inked in your body you definitely should seek for a great tattoo artist, someone like Edward Miller, with a …

Body Art

Weekly Apps: FlightTrack, SketchBook, Pennies and more

Today I feature 3 amazing apps that deserve a special mention, I'm talking about FlightTrack, Pennies and Autodesk SketchBook, I'm pretty sure you …

Apps

Beautiful Kaleidoscopic Photos of Abandoned Buildings in 360 Degrees

German photographer Sven Fennema captures his architectural subjects in a full 360 degrees. He travels to abandoned places in Europe like churches, cemeteries, and even cooling towers to show all sides and angles of them. Sometimes, these locations are well kept, while other times we see that …

Sleek Redesign of London's Tube Will Feature Driverless Trains

There are changes coming to the London Underground over the next 10 years or so – it's getting a massive upgrade. The government intends to put $25 billion into its infrastructure, and the entire subway will get a face-lift. British studio PriestmanGoode is set to design the city's “New Tube Train …

Trains

How Might We Grow Plants In Space? - The Fox Is Black

I’ve never stopped to think about how we might grow plants in space. I’ve only really thought about those enormous geodesic domes that you see in …

Artist Carol Milne Knits with Glass | Colossal

<p>When first contemplating these glass sculptures by Seattle-based artist Carol Milne, your imagination runs wild trying to figure out how she does …

PLAAT: A Bag Made of Laser Cut Wood

Working on a collaboration called PLAAT, designers Quinten Peuling & Wisse Trooster, of qoowl (remember the wooden sunglasses?), and menswear …

Furniture

Anomaly Series by Matthew Grabelsky

Selected paintings of the Anomaly series by artist Matthew Grabelsky.<p>Below you can see a selection of the Anomaly series by artist Matthew Grabelsky. …

Art

Couple's Extraordinary 550,000-Mile Road Trip Across 177 Countries Over 26 Years

In 1988, before the fall of the Berlin Wall, Gunther Holtorf and his wife Christine set off on a monumental road trip that would span 26 years, 177 countries, and nearly 550,000 miles (885,139 km). The couple originally planned to spend just 18 months touring the African countryside in their …

This Year’s Best Commuter Bikes for Any Budget

<i>Last Updated October, 2017: We’ve added new picks and insights. Prices and links have also been updated.</i><p><b>Editor’s Choice:</b>Trek CrossRip 2<p>Trek designed …

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Glaciers, Volcanos and Wind in Iceland

Having arrived in Iceland two days early, I played the role of advance scout, tasked with a weather report and some suitable clothing …

A Look Back at Germany’s Storied Watchmaker

This year Walter Lange turned 90, and the company his grandfather founded in 1845 celebrates 20 years since its rebirth following the Cold War, …