Topsecret File

263 Flips | 14 Magazines | 3 Followers | @topsecretfile | Keep up with Topsecret File on Flipboard, a place to see the stories, photos, and updates that matter to you. Flipboard creates a personalized magazine full of everything, from world news to life’s great moments. Download Flipboard for free and search for “Topsecret File”

iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus Get Cracked in First Drop Test

With the launch of the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus already underway in several countries, many companies have begun performing tests and benchmarks on the device. <i>PhoneBuff</i> has taken the two devices and put them through a drop test, dropping each on its back, side and front.<p>The iPhone 6 did well when …

In the Details: Building a 3D Sketchpad That Lets You Draw Objects in Midair

With the rise of augmented reality (AR) technology, virtual reality headsets like the much buzzed-about Oculus Rift aren't just for playing games in …

Harvey’s Branding by Tad Carpenter

Harvey’s Brand Design.<p>Tad Carpenter is a Kansas City based graphic designer who runs his own design studio with the overall approach to branding and …

Graphic Design

Work begins on the world's first 3D-printed house

Treacle-black plastic oozes from a nozzle at the bottom of a small tower in Amsterdam, depositing layer upon layer of glistening black worms in an orderly grid. With a knot of pipes and wires rising up to a big hopper, it looks like a high-tech liquorice production line. But this could be the …

Facebook to use drones and satellites to bring internet to remote regions

Facebook has unveiled plans to use specially designed aircraft and satellites to connect remote parts of the the world to the internet<p>Facebook plans to send drones and satellites to remote parts of the world to connect them to the internet using laser technology, its founder Mark Zuckerberg …

National Geographic Travel

Travel

Spectacular Casino Hotels

There is something unabashedly over-the-top about a casino -- even above and beyond it being a place where the brave risk losing a lot of money in hopes of gaining more. And as gaming culture becomes increasingly popular, the casino experience has grown into far more than blackjack and slots, often …

The 12 Most Delicious Foods You'll Discover Abroad, In Order

Let's face it: you can self-discover all you want, but food-related discoveries are the best discoveries you'll make while away from home.<p>There are many delectable treats out there, to be sure. Here's just a sampling of some delicacies whose truest, most scrumptious forms you will only come across …

National Geographic Travel

Travel

In Finland, the Indoor Shopping Mall Still Reigns Supreme

Michael Schumacher enters 2014 in critical but stable condition

Ex-champion remains in an induced coma with prognosis still uncertain.<p><b>UPDATE - 11/1/2014:</b> CNN reports that Michael Schumacher enters 2014 in critical but stable condition. The word comes via the retired F1 champion's manager, Sabine Kehm.<p>Doctors had no new comments. Schumacher remains in an induced …

Wallpaper of the Week by Saad Moosajee

The wallpaper of this week is an image created by our friend Saad Moosajee, a young self taught freelance Illustrator and Art Director from Denver, …

6,000-Year-Old Hollowed Out Tree is a Bar Inside

Nature is often the inspiration for architecture and design. We've even seen our fair share of fully functional tree houses, but in South Africa there is an entirely unique, hollowed out tree called <i>Sunland Big Baobab</i> that has actually been converted into a bar. According to the pub's website, the …

China's Enormous Cultural Center Blends into Its Landscape

<i>Harbin Cultural Center</i> is a shining example of good architecture by Beijing-based studio MAD Architects that strives to work with its environment rather than disrupt it. Instead of breaking up landscapes and changing the scenery, the buildings are as naturally incorporated into the surrounding …

The Creepy Visual Art of Eric Lacombe

Creepy Acrylic Portraits.<p>A selection of acrylic paintings by French artist Eric Lacombe. His paintings often show distorted ghastly faces, which …

Art

Draping Necklace Chandelier Made of 800 Swarovski Crystals

The <i>Gabriel Chandelier</i> is a stunning 39-foot-tall chandelier designed by French brothers Erwan and Ronan Bouroullec that now permanently resides in the Palace of Versailles. The large-scale piece gives a luxurious life to the space and makes it seem as though the chateau itself is adorned in …

Fleet of Ships Made of Currency from All Around the World

<i>Sail Away</i> is an ever expanding, large scale installation comprised of hundreds of small boats made from paper money, tickets and maps from all over the world. The artist Susan Stockwell encourages visitors to engage and contribute by making their own ships to add to the collection. Stockwell …

Simply Beautiful Photographs

The book suggestion of this week is about photography and is titled Simply Beautiful Photographs authored by Annie Griffiths. I got this book for …

Steel Sculptures Made of More Than 20,000 Chinese Characters

Composed of more than 20,000 Chinese characters, these intricate sculptures by Zheng Lu are soft and seamless in appearance despite their stainless steel makeup. The characters used are all chosen from Chinese texts and poems. For example, the sculpture that looks like a splash of water is …

Your Best Friend In the Morning

VOX is a the ultimate addition to any bedroom that aims to maximize your sleep schedule! Ideal for couples, the system features directional lighting …

Transworld Surf Redesign

Wedge and Lever Design Studion in San Diego worked on the redesign of the Transworld Surf Magazine. Redesigning not only the magazine but also …

Best Home Furnishings Posts of 2013

10. Squaring Movable Bookshelf by Sehoon Lee<br>At first glance this bookshelf might look like a bunch of square boxes, but the hinged squares flex and …

Furniture

Vintage Stencil Style in Photoshop

Last week we posted a tutorial showing how to create simple artwork in Illustrator and then in Photoshop we added a few effects to make it look old …

Tutorials

Street Art Paintings by Phlegm

Stunning Street Art.<p>Look at these stunning urban paintings by Phlegm, a street artist and illustrator from Sheffield, UK. The artist has created …

Log In or Sign Up to View

This Facebook post is no longer available. It may have been removed or the privacy settings of the post may have changed.

First Pagani Huayra arrives in China

The very first Pagani Huayra has arrived in China. The purple super car was Spotted in China in front of a hotel in the great city of Chongqing. The …

Rapunzel Has a Cameo in 'Frozen' So Secret That 'Tangled' Director Didn't Even Know – /Film

Disney has a long history of slipping little Easter eggs into its animated films, but some are more hidden than others. Pretty much everyone has …

Colombian Street Food

• <b>Author:</b> Russell Freeman<p>Colombian Street Food Guide is a visual of Colombian foods in photography of what to expect on your plate in Colombia. Complete with Spanish name of item and restaurant name location map where the image was taken.<p>Bonus Chapters of Day Trips around Colombia. Pablo Escobar self …

What Happens at the U.S.'s Busiest Airport in the Middle of the Night

While Hartsfield-Jackson International winds down, the airport never sleeps.<p>Millions of travelers will flood Atlanta’s gateway to the world this …

Top 10 Things to Do in Durban

Tour a game reserve, catch a rugby match, and get up close and personal with sharks while checking off this list of the top ten things to do in Durban.<p><b>Explore the Indian District</b><br>Two waves of Indian emigration—one of indentured servants under British rule beginning in 1860 and the second by traders …

South Africa