Shameer Subratty

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Visit the Largest Barrier Reef in the Northern Hemisphere

Here's how to spend the perfect week in Belize.<p>I have been traveling to <b>Belize</b> every year for more than a decade and am already planning my next trip.<p>Why? As the only English-speaking country in Central America, as well as one of its smallest (it’s about the size of New Jersey), Belize is …

Central America

This Desk Features 1,100 Yards of Scrolling Paper to Record Your Ideas

Handwritten list makers, doodlers, and note takers – rejoice! Minneapolis College of Art and Design student Kirsten Camara designed the <i>Analog Memory Desk</i>, which is perfect for people who like to write things down. It has a built-in mechanism for scrolling 1,100 yards of butcher paper that acts as a …

Could a new generation of robot vacuums change cleaning?

Robot vacuum cleaners have been available to buy for more than 10 years but for many people household cleaning remains a manual job.<p>BBC Click's Lara Lewington looks at some of the latest generation of robotic vacuums to see if they could make cleaning less of a chore.<p><b>Watch more clips</b> on the Click …

Freedman Chair Recreates Spine’s Natural Standing Curves and Posture When Sitting

Sitting for long periods of time can increase your chance of getting heart disease, diabetes, and shorter lifespan, you are advised to get up and …

Ergonomics

The Way We Live Now: The Rideye Is a Dash Cam for Your Bicycle

I've been curious about sousveillance ever since I Wiki-walked into the neologistic concept, which is broadly defined as "the recording of an …

Blackbox

What Happens When You Combine Hi-Tech Scanning and Printing with 3D Printing? Art Forgery! (Well, Not Really)

Tim Zaman is doing a PhD in "photothermal tomography" (hi-tech imaging, to nutshell it) at Delft, presumably because his background in biorobotics …

Art

GIFs of Remarkable In-Camera Projection Mapping

<i>Box</i> is a visually stimulating short film by San Francisco-based design and engineering studio Bot & Dolly that exemplifies the optically transformative power of current projection mapping technology. With the use of a few robotic arms, moving panels around, the scene is set for a live performance …

iMotion 3D controller launches on Kickstarter with dreams of replacing your mouse, we go hands-on (video)

If you thought the Kinect was a brilliant step forward in 3D sensing and you were enthralled by the possibilities of hand gestures with the Leap Motion, then you might be interested in what the iMotion 3D motion controller has to offer. A small rounded rectangular device that fits onto your hand …

Evernote gets physical: Why a software maker's turning to tangible goods

What the hell is Evernote doing selling backpacks and socks? That's a question asked by many yesterday, when Evernote revealed a plan to expand its business well beyond productivity software by opening up Evernote Market. The Market, revealed at the third annual Evernote conference in San …

Design thinker Don Norman on his stealth startup, Apple vs. Android vs. Microsoft, and experience design

Don Norman’s <i>The Design of Everyday Things</i> is the bible for design thinking and technology. The author and cognitive scientist changed the way we …

T-Mobile to stop stocking BlackBerry phones in US stores

T-Mobile will stop stocking BlackBerry devices in its US retail shops in the coming days due to a lack of demand from consumers.<p>In a fresh blow to the beleaguered smartphone manufacturer an executive at T Mobile told Reuters that the devices will in the future be shipped directly instead.<p>David …

Urban explorers – in pictures

The urban explorer turns the built environment into a playground, searching for epiphanies on the summit of a skyscraper. Here Bradley Garrett assembles a collection of urban landscapes and 'hero shots', the lone adventurer poised on the rim of a building or bridge

LDF'13 Discerning Guide