‘The Sound of Power’ is a collection of desktop speakers inspired by the busts of five world leaders. Created by Russian artist Petro Wodkins, the porcelain speakers look like Barack Obama, Vladimir Putin, Kim Jong-Un, Muammar Gaddafi, and Robert Mugabe. To have Kim Jong-Un sing to you your favorite songs would be amusing albeit weird, […]
Some people swear by the hair of the dog hangover cure. And if you’re trying to get ready for work the morning after a night of heavy drinking, you’ll probably need a beer caddy in the shower while you’re scrubbin’ away. And as luck would have it, there’s a caddy on the market called SipCaddy […]
In memory of those who lost their lives to American police brutality, artist AleXsandro Palombo has turned to The Simpsons and used his creative abilities to comment on the situation. He calls the series I Can’t Breathe, after the last words of Eric Garner, who died at the hands of police officers in Staten Island. […]
It’s the middle of winter in Norway. Everything is snow-capped and frozen. When this 36-year-old Norwegian man saw a duck trapped beneath a lake’s surface, he immediately swam to the rescue. Entering into the frigid waters, Lars Jørun Langøien broke the ice and grabbed the duck from his doom. After escaping the frozen lake, Lars […]
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Japanese designer Keita Suzuki has created a rather unusual-yet thought-provoking-chair design. The Tear Drop Chair is a free-form design that is filled with 64 litres of water. Why that exact amount of water? It’s supposed to signify the average volume of tears a human being will shed during their lifetime. Sixty-four litres, people! That’s a lot of tears and a lot of eye redness.
This man had no idea his day would consist of the following unfortunate events. If he did, he probably wouldn’t have left his house. Being stuck in an elevator is a nightmare. A tight space with strangers, the feeling of claustrophobia sets in as you think you can’t breathe well. Then, your survival mode takes over and you begin asking questions like: Do we have enough food?
2014 was an interesting year. In the past 12 months we’ve witnessed the rise of normcore (if you don’t know what it is, you’re not alone. Check it out here), celebrated the 20th anniversary of the TV show Friends, participated in the ice bucket challenge, and taken thousands of selfies.
Apparently, when Weird Al Yankovic is not making parody videos, he’s out conjuring magic tricks! In this 17-second video, Weird Al show us a neat illusion: the mysterious floating orb. Prepare to be amazed at how simple this trick is. It’s so easy, you could do it yourself! Have you already guessed what trickery he’s […]
Instead of placing a sweet ad online to get ‘Eddie the Terrible’ adopted, someone at the Humane Society of Silicon Valley decided to let truth reign. And sometimes the truth hurts. But Eddie’s just a dog so he won’t know any better. The post was titled ‘Three Reasons You DON’T Want To Adopt Eddie The […]
Because Aussies know great pizza, and because Johnny di Francesco’s a world champion pizza-maker, we’re all treated to the newest pie on the menu: the 99-cheese pizza. Called the Novantanove Formaggio (99-cheese pizza), this pie from 400 Gradi in Melbourne is created using a ‘super cheese’. This super cheese is used as a base and is created by melting down 94 cheeses in a pit.
Johnnie Walker Red Label recently collaborated with British cobbler Oliver Sweeney to make leather brogues that conceal miniature whiskey bottles. At first glance, they appear just like any elegant Oxford-style shoes, but flip them over and you’ll quickly see that inside their stacked heels are spaces big enough to fit mini liquor bottles. The idea is more discreet than a […]
Called Antoine, this compact boulder cabin has a bed, table, stool, fireplace and window (you have to look outside for your ablutions). It is inspired by and act as a tribute to the alpine experience and the writing of French philosopher Paul Virilio in 1975 on hidden bunker archaeology and principles of camouflage. Built off […]
We’ve gotten dragons all wrong! They’re not the destructive, vicious, fire-breathing creatures we thought they were. Bangladeshi cartoonist ‘Manik n Ratan’ paints dragons in a whole new light – one that’s more adorable and endearing, not to mention, alive. He illustrates them interacting with everyday objects, such as toy cars, a toothbrush, a magnifying glass, […]
The dreidel game is about to change. He first conquered the music industry with Beats, now he’s revolutionizing Hanukkah. San Francisco-based artist Hanna Rothstein, who we’ve featured here before, has come up with the Dr. Dreidel. Basically it’s a dreidel with Dr. Dre on it. The pun-tastic spinning top has the rapper’s images etched on […]
Be the star of your upcoming office Christmas party by bringing in these goodies. Food blogger Cheri Alberts, the same culinary genius who taught us how to make toasted marshmallow shot glasses, has come up with another delectable DIY recipe: peppermint shot glasses. In her blog ‘TheWateringMouth’, she details how to make the alcoholic treats. First, […]