Shane Jacelon

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Goodbye Twitter fridges, hello 3D-printed food

At CES 2014, the smartest home appliances aren't smart at all<p>CES has long been the best place in the world to find a bunch of insane and impractical home appliances. Last year saw the category reach its drunk-on-tech nadir, best exemplified by Samsung's incongruous efforts to push Evernote onto …

Modern Extension To A Victorian House In London Comes With A Quirky Twist!

Renovations and extensions are smart options that allow homeowners to opt for both ecologically and economically viable additions to their existing …

Man Hilariously Recreates Romance Movie Scenes with Boss’s Dog

For the last month, Chris Naka (aka mmsspp) has been recreating scenes from classic romance movies with his boss's dog, Wrigley. It all started one day when his co-workers at Blue Man Group in Chicago came up with the idea for Naka to pose with the adorable pooch in a famous scene from <i>Titanic</i>. With …

The 10 best films of 2013 – readers' choice

Last week we asked readers to send nominations for their favourite films of the year. We've received close to 1,000 votes, with a clear winner; the film in first place took nearly twice as many votes as the film in third place. The film in second place, meanwhile, was quite a surprise – and …

A Trail of Lights To Surround the Home in Brilliance

Tucked away in the sincerest part of our hearts lies a secret garden that many of us are longing to re-create. However, the details are so intricate …

What is Installation Art? | History and Top Art Installations Since 2013

Like most movements that make up modern and contemporary art, installation art exhibits an interest in innovating. Though similar to sculpture and related to a range of recent artistic genres, the immersive practice offers a unique way to experience art. In order to grasp the significance of such a …

Ramon Bruin’s New 3D Illustrations Spring to Life

Dutch artist Ramon Bruin, aka JJK Airbrush, continues to create optical illusion drawings that make animals and objects seem as though they're popping off the page. The illustrator's skilled visual effects transform flat surfaces into seemingly three-dimensional subjects. Bruin gives depth to the …

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21 Songs You've Totally Heard, But Never Knew The Names Of

You've probably heard these tunes on TV or at a ball game, but you never knew what they were called. UNTIL NOW. (Inspired by this Reddit thread.)

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Spiraling Staircase with Vegetation Embedded into Banisters

Designed by one of our favorite young designers, Paul Cocksedge, <i>The Living Staircase</i> is a spiraling set of steps that shifts the conventional construction of a staircase and how one typically interacts with it. Commissioned to create a striking central feature for London-based creative firm …

Captivating Close-Up Portraits of Rare Bengal Tigers

As founder of The Institute of Greatly Endangered and Rare Species (T.I.G.E.R.S.), exotic animal trainer Dr. Bhagavan Antle has a unique opportunity to come face-to-face with a number of Bengal tigers on a daily basis. As a result of this direct contact, he has developed an extensive portrait …

The True Costs of Developing an App

<i>Jeremy Rappaport is a writer at Fueled, the leading iPhone application developers and masters of mobile design in New York City. This post was originally published on the Fueled blog.</i><p>Everyone knows about the big names: Angry Birds, Candy Crush, Facebook, Twitter, Uber, Instagram. Countless others …

How to switch from iPhone to Android – the Eric Schmidt guide

In a rare Google+ post, Google Chairman Eric Schmidt offered his followers a very detailed how-to guide on switching from iPhone to Android.<p>Schmidt said that many of his iPhone friends are moving to Android and reminded buyers that some of the most recent Android handsets out there including the …

Xbox One Problems Affect Only 'a Very Small Number' of Customers

The Xbox One may only have been on sale for around 24 hours, but that’s plenty of time for launch day gremlins to rear their head.<p>According to various reports, some of the launch day Xbox One units seem to be suffering from assorted hardware problems – just like the PlayStation 4.<p>The issues, which …

Africa’s Multi-Level Floating Hotel with an Underwater Room

The Manta Resort is a beautiful, multi-room hotel that sits on the Indian Ocean island of Pemba. The spectacular getaway offers not only a place to rest your head for the night, but also some truly breathtaking views from its unique, underwater room. The floating structure, made of local hardwood, …

UNiMO: Why Get A Wheelchair When You Can Get A Tank-Chair

One of the biggest problems for those with issues of limited mobility is the fact that the world, and much of the fun things in life, are designed …

Thought-Provoking Satirical Illustrations by Pawel Kuczynski

Polish artist Pawel Kuczynski creates thought-provoking illustrations that comment on social, economic, and political issues through satire. The illustrator's portfolio ranges from criticizing military practices and the incentives behind war, to themes of mortality and reinterpreting the uses of …

Artist Paints The Human Body In Ways You Cannot Imagine

This is the talented Alexa Meade, a painter who creates extraordinary paintings by using the human body as her primary canvas.<p>Her work is almost …

10 of the most Jaw-Dropping Hotel Photos EVER

Whether these shots boast out-of-this-world views or simply ooze elegance and indulgence, they never fail to amaze or inspire. Here are our top 10 picks for extraordinary hotel photos.<p>By Kristen McKenzie, HotelsCombined.com<p>Here at the HotelsCombined office, we've all gotten pretty used to staring …

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Fabulous Prefabs: 13 Luxury Portable Abodes That’ll Move You

How often have we looked at a design and imagined what life would be like if that were ours. Why settle into a mindset where we believe that all the …

Amazingly Unique Giant Crossword Puzzle Building

Iranian architect Ali Karbaschi designed the new Gooyesh Language Institute in Isfahan, Iran, using the building to reflect the very basics of language–letters. The towering structure is a spectacular monument of alphabetical characters that seems to twinkle in the night. Like an enormous crossword …

7 hidden features in Microsoft Windows 8.1

Microsoft launched Windows 8.1 last month, featuring a range of refinements and functional improvements, including a more customisable Start screen, enhanced Bing search, and a range of new apps and services. Here are some of the operating system's best hidden features.<p><b>1. Turn the Start screen into</b> …

14 Gorgeous Structures In The Running For The 'Building Of The Year' Award

This year's festival will be held from October 2nd - 4th in Singapore at the Marina Bay Sands, a building which was itself once a WAF Award winner.<p>More than 300 projects from 50 countries made the official 2013 shortlist, and the architects responsible will each have a chance to make their case to …

Bolivian president's plane redirected over Snowden suspicions

The plane carrying Bolivian President Evo Morales was redirected to Austria after a number of European countries refused to allow airspace use due to concerns that NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden was on board.<p>According to Bolivian officials and the Associated Press, the plane was due to take …

Boston University files lawsuit against Apple for patent infringement

According to a report from the BostonHerald, Boston University is the latest to sue Apple for patent infringement claiming several Apple products use technology covered by its 1997 patent for highly insulating monocrystalline gallium nitride thin films. The university filed a lawsuit with the U.S. …

Mesmerizing Street Art of Glistening Eyes

Over the last few years, artist Eoin has emerged onto the street art scene creating some mesmerizing paintings of huge, glistening eyes. He loves finding decayed, forgotten areas to paint his fantastic works. Originally a fine artist, he decided to make the leap from indoors to outdoors because …

Where the U.S.—and Snowden—Could Go From Here

The NSA leaker is in a transit zone in a Moscow airport, and Putin refuses to extradite him. Now what?<p>Russian president Vladimir Putin has said Russia won't extradite Edward Snowden, saying the NSA leaker hasn't committed a crime on Russian soil and calling U.S. criticism of the country's actions …

11 Insanely Beautiful Bodies Of Water (PHOTOS)

It's pretty hard to beat sitting lakefront or on the beach, enjoying the serene setting and beautiful views.<p>But how about swimming in rainbow-colored, crystal-clear or geothermal waters?<p><b>Click through the slideshow below to check out some of the world's most unbelievable bodies of water</b><p>PHOTO …

In A Newly Released Video, Steve Jobs Shows Rare Modesty

In a never-before-seen clip, Steve Jobs admits that Apple’s legacy will be buried under future innovation. We disagree.<p>Steve Jobs was known for hyperbole–using rhetoric like “magical” to sell us processors and pixels. For all of its snake oil aftertaste, the messaging ushered in an era and …