Yusuf Van Gieson

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Neptune Pine smartwatch gets reinvented, reaches Kickstarter target in less than a day

Remember the Neptune Pine smartwatch idea? We were not so impressed with it back in February when we first heard about it, but the company persevered, reinvented its device, and it has now reached its Kickstarter target in less than 24 hours after starting it/<p>The smartwatch is not your average …

Mobile Technology

Kawasaki built a time machine and stole a bike from the future

Akira, Tron, I don't care what pop reference you pick. The new Kawasaki J Three Wheeler EV—presented today at the Tokyo Motor Show 2013—is absolutely</i> …

Motorola Project Ara

We've all been there — you get that shiny new smartphone, and it runs great for a year or two, but then you notice it's just not the phone it used to …

Android Apps of the Week: Silent Text, MetroNap, PrivacyFix and More

Well, it's Friday, and despite it only being a four-day work week for many of you, we're still proud of you for making it to the end. Here are the …

Elon Musk Took Iron Man's Futuristic Interface and Made It Real

Elon Musk has posted a video showing off Space X’s custom Iron Man-inspired interface for using hand gestures in the air to design rockets.<p>Musk revealed to Iron Man director Jon Favreau on Twitter last month that the Space X team had seen the interface in the movie and decided to build it in real …

This bracelet could replace your passwords, your car keys, and even your fingerprints

Fingerprint readers. Face Unlock. Retinal scanners. They're all no better than your average password, at least the way Dr. Karl Martin sees it. "Your face, your iris — they're all physical features that can be stolen, that you leave everywhere."<p>Luckily, Dr. Martin has a better idea. He's planning …

Mini Weapons of Mass Destruction

Build a terrifying, albeit miniature, arsenal to defend your small space with Mini Weapons of Mass Destruction ($13 each). This series of books …

Gerber E.A.B. Pocket Knife

This mega-minimalist knife is perfect for those of us who are sick of sharpening our blades after opening one too many Amazon shipments. Made of …

Add a Button to Any Android Phone With This Genius Headphone Jack Plug

Wish your Android phone had one more hardware button, maybe for the camera? Of course you do; hardware buttons are great. With up-and-Kickstartering …

It's Now Easier For Hackers To Crack Crazy-Complex Passwords

An update to a free online password-cracking program just made it easier for hackers to get their hands on more complex passwords.<p>When you sign up for an account on a website and create a password, that information is stored in a company database as "cryptographic hashes": strings of numbers and …

Haptix 3D Multitouch Controller

Haptix uses two cameras to turn any flat surface into a multitouch interface. Control your TV with your table, use real pen and paper to draw, or …

Multi-Touch

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Dogsalon / Naoko Horibe

<i>Text description provided by the architects.</i> Located on a long, thin lot surrounded by rice fields, this combined residence and dog salon has a …

Architecture

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Litterfall Social and Cultural Center Competition Entry / Ziya Imren Architects

The main idea for the Litterfall Social and Cultural Center was to create a space and atmosphere where people come together to share their ideas, …

Architecture

Alvenaria Social Housing Competition Entry / fala atelier

With the challenge of creating a new identity for the "Alvenaria" neighborhood in Lisbon, <b>fala atelier</b> defined a module with variations and …

Architecture

House in San Prudencio Norte / Patxi Cortazar

<i>Text description provided by the architects.</i> The project is a single family house designed primarily on ground floor, with the first floor only for a …

Six Flinders Street Station Proposals Battle It Out for "Public Choice Award"

The Victorian Coalition Government’s design competition to re-imagine Melbourne’s historic Flinders Street Station has entered its final phase as the …

Australia

LEGO Architecture Studio kit targets budding builders

Ever fancied yourself a budding Frank Lloyd Wright, but don't much relish the prospect of undertaking years of hard study learning the trade? Of …

Architecture

How to Make a Healthy New York Style Pizza

The authentic New York Style Pizza is known for its thin crispy crust, varied toppings, and lots of stringy cheese. Sometimes all those toppings and …

New York Style

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Les Bébés Cupcakery / JC Architecture

<i>Text description provided by the architects.</i> Les Bébés Cupcakery<p>Les Bébés Cupcakery is not only a cup bakery store but also a celebration concept …

Cupcakes

House RP - Marcelo Rios / Gonzalo Mardones V Arquitectos

<i>Text description provided by the architects.</i> The house for Marcelo Rios and his family comes from the order of this former tennis player, also former …

House In Mishuku Ⅱ / Nobuo Araki

<i>Text description provided by the architects.</i> This two-story house stands in a densely populated area of Setagaya, Tokyo. This is the second building …

Living Rooms

Paramount Residence Alma by Plasma Studio

This slatted structure by architects Plasma Studio looks like it's crawling over an apartment building in the Italian Dolomites (+ slideshow).<p>Plasma …

White Cave House by Takuro Yamamoto Architects

White Cave House is a minimalist home located in Kanazawa, Japan, designed by Takuro Yamamoto Architects. The architect kept the entire residence, …

Over Water / Design Workshop

<i>Text description provided by the architects.</i> To build on the lake surrounded by mountains is always a challenge, cause whatever one builds and …

Design