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Sabre rocket engine could open up access to space as never before | Stuart Clark

Imagine taking off from a runway as you would in a normal aeroplane but flying so high and so fast that when you unclip your seatbelt, you float …

20 Movies You Can't Even Believe Are 20 Years Old

Do you still quote <i>Dazed and Confused</i>? Or roll your eyes whenever someone mentions <i>Sleepless in Seattle</i>? We hate to break it to you, but both films …

Bicycle Illustrations Celebrate The Different Types Of Bike Users

<b>French illustrators</b> Thomas Pomarelle and Romain Bourdieux have collaborated on a project called ‘Cyclemon’ that celebrates the different types of …

Graphic Design

How Artificial Chromosomes Could Transform Humanity

Normally, an extra pair of chromosomes would be considered dangerous. But what if we could design our own? According to biologists, we could create …

Student Designs ‘Wall-E’-Like Robot That Tears Down And Recycles Buildings

<b>Swedsh designer</b> Omer Haciomeroglu a student at the Umeå Institute of Design, has designed the ERO, a robot that can tear down concrete</b> …

Architecture

‘Dow Jones’ Logo Gets A New Look

<b>Publishing and financial information</b> provider, best known for its publication <i>The Wall Street Journal</i>—and subsidiary of News Corp since 2007—Dow Jones …

Graphic Design

Hyper-Realistic Paintings That You Won’t Believe Aren’t Photographs

<b>Adelaide-based</b> painter Robin Eley creates stunning artworks that appear as photographs at first glance.<p><b>Even after a</b> second, more careful look, you …

Art

Why the Mouse Should Be Buried With Its Brilliant Inventor

Douglas Engelbart died this week. But his most iconic idea lives on.<p>The venerable computer mouse, originally prototyped as a pine box with three …

Colorful Posters of Cars From Popular Movies

<b>Jesús Prudencio</b>’s love for both cars and films inspired him to make a series of movie posters featuring an iconic car from each film.<p><b>Simply</b> called …

Vintage Apple Ads From The ‘80s And ‘90s

<b>There was a</b> time when Apple ads weren’t as minimalistic and stylish as they are now.<p><b>Buzzfeed has</b> put together 10 of the tech giant’s ads from the …

Amusing, Photoshopped Book Titles With One Letter Missing

<b>The hashtag</b> #bookswithalettermissing is now trending on Twitter, with everyone erasing a letter within famous book titles just to make fun of them.<p><b>In</b> …

Photo Manipulation

If Shakespeare Wrote ‘Star Wars’…

<b>What if</b> Shakespeare wrote ‘Star Wars’?<p><b>Intrigued, Oregon-based Ian Doescher</b> decided to combine George Lucas’ sci-fi classic with the language of the …

Star Wars

A ‘Zoomable’ Paper Map

<b>The map2</b> is a pocket-sized paper map that uses clever folding to allow you to zoom in, showing an enlarged view of an area.<p><b>Designed</b> by Anne Stauche, …

Data Visualization

Adorable, Minimalist Illustrations That Would Brighten Your Day

<b>Freelance illustrator</b> Jaco Haasbroek who resides in Cape Town, South Africa renders adorable, yet clever illustrations with acrylic and ink on</b> …

Cute

What Steve Jobs Taught Me After I Said “No” To Him

James Green, CEO of the search retargeting company Magnetic, was once hired by Jobs as a VP at Pixar Animation Studios. And, curiously, it was while working for one of his biggest business heroes that Green learned what not to do when leading a company.<p>I worked for Steve Jobs at Pixar Animation …

Hotel Accompanied With Waterfall To Be Built In Abandoned Chinese Quarry

<b>Designed by</b> UK architecture firm Atkins, ‘The Songjiang Hotel’ is currently being built in Shanghai, China.<p><b>Embedded in an</b> abandoned quarry, this …

Architecture

10 Illustrators To Follow This Week

<b>Whether it's watercolor</b>, pen, ink or on the computer—they employ art, design and creative skills to produce astounding visual images—expressing …

Graphic Design

Prototype of World’s First 3D-Printed Room Revealed

<b>It seems</b> like there’s a race to produce the world’s coolest 3D-printed structure, and architects Michael Hansmeyer and Benjamin Dillenburger have …

Prototypes

Infographics Show Typical Food From New York, Tokyo, London

<i>New York</i><p><b>Our Spanish is a bit rusty,</b> but Barcelona, Spain-based design studio L’esstudi created a beautiful series of infographics that goes beyond …

Infographics

The Most Fabulous Flight Attendant Fashions In History - PAPER

Is there anything more jet-set fabulous than a chicly turned-out flight attendant? In honor of Pedro Almodóvar's new ultra-gay romp <i>I'm So Excited</i>, which takes place on a Madrid to Mexico City flight and features some fabulous flight attendant fashion, we've rounded up our favorite moments of …

Cafe noise boosts productivity

<b>(Shutterstock)</b><p>A downloadable soundtrack simulates the hum of your local coffee shop, helping you work more effectively at home<p>Liz Fields<p>June 21, 2013 9:32pm (UTC)<p>There's a reason your favorite coffeehouse is packed with patrons wielding laptop computers, and it has nothing to do with free wi-fi. …

Google admits those infamous brainteasers were completely useless for hiring

You can stop counting how many golfballs will fit in a schoolbus now.<p>Google has admitted that the headscratching questions it once used to quiz job applicants (How many piano tuners are there in the entire world? Why are manhole covers round?) were utterly useless as a predictor of who will be a …

Employment

Bottle Design Brain Melter: The Handle is the Spout, the Opening is on the Bottom, the Inside and the Outside Are the Same Surface

That there is the Klein Bottle, first conceived of in 1882 by German mathematician Felix Klein. Klein's "non-orientable surface," as it's called in …

2013 Range Rover Supercharged First Test

Suit, Tie, and Gore-Tex Boots.<p>“So, I’ve been getting a massage this whole time,” says a smiling Jonny Lieberman. I’m riding shotgun, and for the last 15 minutes have been trying desperately to keep a GoPro Hero3 in focus. The supple leather multi-function seats coddling our glutes belong to a …

Behance

Sensual, Photo-Realistic ‘Double Exposure’ Paintings

<b>Korean artist</b> Horyon Lee has created a fascinating series of paintings, which look just like double-exposure photographs.<p><b>Giving the</b> viewer a …

Painting

Wonderful, Other-Worldly Pop Art Collages Made From Vintage Magazines

<b>Having loved</b> vintage magazines from the ‘50s and ‘60s since he was a boy, Belgium-based artist Sammy Slabbinck has turned his large collection of …

Art

Infographic: The Pace of Modern Life

<b>With</b> the advent of the internet and modern messaging technology, we can hear the lament of people saying that life goes by too quickly.<p><b>However</b>, …

Infographics

The Colbert Report

About the Show<p>The Colbert Report<p>As America's most fearless purveyor of "truthiness," Stephen Colbert shines a light on ego-driven punditry, moral …

Stephen Colbert

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