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The Fine Art of Japanese Hakone Marquetry Using Razor-Thin Slices of Wood Mosaics | Colossal

<p>From 2012-2013 Gucci Japan produced an online video series called “Hand” that payed homage to 35 artists and designers who eschew modern …

One Step Closer to Hover Boards: Three-Dimensional Mid-Air Acoustic Manipulation | Colossal

<p>While we’ve seen examples of objects suspended mid-air using quantum levitation and acoustic levitation, a team of three Japanese engineers from The …

First Look At Sketchfab: A Youtube For 3D Files

Sketchfab is a web service to publish, share and embed interactive 3D models in real-time. Put simply, the site is part of a growing network of online 3D software to enable artistes, designers, and lay users to design 3D models that can, subsequently, be crafted into objects using a 3D printer. …

15 Great Songs You Probably Didn't Hear in 2013

From 15 of the best albums of the year<p><b>Year in and out,</b> we compile a list of tunes that flew under the radar, mostly from underrated or emerging artists. We call that list "The best songs you probably didn't hear this year." We do that in lieu of an obligatory and trite Top 10 Albums of the Year …

Skip the Sipping and Inhale Your Tea at the 'Breathable Tea Room'

It's not like tea-drinkers choose tea for its immediacy or anything, but to push the "right here, right now" agenda even further, there's now a tea …

MIT's Dynamic Shape Display is Like a Sandbox in California that You Can Manipulate from New York

Those of you who've seen <i>The Wolverine</i>, remember that crazy self-adjusting gurney thing that Master Yashida was lying on? That might not be as far off …

Is it right to waste helium on party balloons?

<b>The US has been selling off its helium reserve, established in the 1920s to provide gas for airships - but even so, shortages have been occurring.</b><p>Some scientists believe a finite resource that could one day run out should not be used for party balloons.<p>In the universe as a whole, it is one of the …

BN0032 Steel Range by Braun

The Braun BN0032 Steel Range is a minimalist timepiece designed by German-based company Braun. I recently received the watch thanks to Ameico, …

La vente Hermès Vintage chez Artcurial

MODE NEWS<p><b>Le 12 novembre prochain à Paris, la maison de vente proposera aux enchères plusieurs centaines des plus belles pièces de la maison du 24 rue</b> …

Jellyfish are taking over the seas, and it might be too late to stop them

Last week, Sweden’s Oskarshamn nuclear power plant, which supplies 10% of the country’s energy, had to shut down one of its three reactors after a jellyfish invasion clogged the piping of its cooling system. The invader, a creature called a moon jellyfish, is 95% water and has no brain. Not what …

Revealing Photos of New York City from the 70s and 80s

New York City was the urban culture capital of the 70s and 80s, setting trends and leaving an impression on the world. While the Big Apple has maintained its creative influence, a lot has changed over the years. Taking a look back at photos by documentary photographers from three to four decades …

The Alphabet of Damián Ortega

A breathtaking installation by Mexican-born artist Damián Ortega, now on view at the Gladstone Gallery in New York, requires a triple take.<p>Upon …

30 Books You Should Read Before You're 30

The best books aren't static stories, but living entities with meanings that change and grow along with you. That's why we strongly recommend rereading the classics that were assigned to you in high school; you may find that they're nothing like they were before.<p>Still, some books are best …

Classic Posters of Iconic Movie Cars

<i>Cars And Films</i> is a series of prints paying homage to some great films and the iconic vehicles used in them by graphic and web designer Jess Prudencio. Based out of Seville, Spain, Prudencio embarked on this passion project with a simple, clean perspective. While most illustrators focus on the …

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Rick Owens' 'Prehistoric' new furniture collection

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Top Ten Greatest Hits of Materials Science, Part 1

Innovation often means greatly improving on something that already exists. This is best described by the famous quote (often) attributed to Newton,</i> …

Mango Lassi-sicles

<i>Every other Thursday, we bring you Nicholas Day -- on cooking for children, and with children, and despite children. Also, occasionally, on top of.</i><p><i>Today: How to turn mango lassis into popsicles. Because everything is better on a stick.</i><p>I am sure that the mango on my kitchen counter has suffered …

The 10 best fonts

From beautiful DIN 1451 to robust Rockwell, our pick of the world's greatest typefaces

A Perfectly Balanced Table Made of Steel

UK designer Paul Cocksedge doesn’t mess around. He’s so confident in the strength and design of his Poised Table that he doesn’t mind standing on its …

Champagne Sabre

<i>Champagne Sabre</i> has been inspired by an old French technique for opening a Champagne bottle by breaking its entire neck with a sabre. Made of …

CROSSOVER Watch

Designed by <b>Denis Guidone</b> for <b>Projects Watches</b>, the beautiful <i>Crossover</i> is inspired by the <i>Pick Up Sticks</i> game.<p><b>Crossover Watch</b>, $140.00<br>Available with …

Citi Bike BMX - ANIMAL

There’s a lot of talk about the limitatons of Citi Bikes: they’re heavy, people say, they’re slow, and they’re more suited to boring workday commutes …

Must-See Video: 3-Sweep is the Fastest Way to Get 3D from 2D That You've Ever Seen

It's not often I'm sitting in front of the computer with my mouth hanging open, but the video below is literally jaw-dropping. Researchers Tao Chen, …

Korea Will Soon Be Home To The World's First 'Invisible' Skyscraper

The world will soon have its first "invisible" skyscraper.<p>There's no construction date yet for the planned 1,476-foot tower, called Tower Infinity. But its architects have just been granted a construction permit to begin building outside of Seoul, South Korea near Incheon International Airport.<p>The …

The Complete Poems, 1927 - 1979

Verse to reach for on a lazy evening—or a difficult day: The poetry no reader's library should be without.<p>The Complete Poems, 1927 - 1979<p>By Elizabeth …

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The next food trends predicted by travel writers

Climb aboard the food trend train: what’s cool today will be passé tomorrow. New food trends arrive on the scene every year, whether you’re ready for them or not. Some will be local foods cast into the spotlight by changing tastes, novel techniques or a hefty dose of whimsy, but most will be …