Antwerp, Belgium-based design firm Unfold knows how to exploit the internet’s weakness. They’ve come out with Felix Domesticus, a giant cat-shaped sofa that will soon replace every couch in the world. Wait, wait, I need to retract that statement. Sadly, turns out this is only an art installation and won’t be in stores anytime soon… […]
In 2005 at Kobe University, a group of 20 musicians, music therapists, 16 people with learning disabilities – like autism, Down syndrome, Williams syndrome – and their families, formed a music-making workshop that explores new musical expressions. And thus, The Otoasabi Project was born. The group usually collaborates with different artists in various fields such […]
Call it a hipster add-on if you like, but these hi-tech gramophones are quite cool. Blending the old world with the new, these gramophones from Restoration Hardware work with both iPhones and iPads and without electricity! Developed by Matt Richmond, these gramophones amplify sound by three or four times and modeled an old Victorian horn […]
Londoners, take note! That ugly Christmas sweater you’ve been thinking about donating to the thrift store may just get you free food this month. Chipotle is giving away a free burrito, burrito bowl, salad or tacos to anyone who comes into their store on a Saturday (4pm – 6pm) wearing an ugly Christmas sweater. No word on […]
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Say goodbye to the traditional photo booth and hello to Face-o-mat, an interactive ‘machine’ that has so far produced more than 700 portraits of smiling people. Created by Tobias Gutmann, the Face-o-mat is unlike any other photo booth because behind the cutout camera is the illustrator, Mr. Gutmann himself, turning your smile into a quirky […]
Here’s how you make a name for yourself in the sculpture world! Italian-born artist Francesco Albano’s human body sculptures ‘drip, melt, hang, and often appear to be boneless’ in a collection you’ve just gotta see to believe. Using wax, polyester, latex, iron and other materials, Albano sculpts ‘shapes and contortions that render the erect and […]
Getting married alongside 200 of your closest friends (as they get married themselves) might not be that strange after all. Thanks to Foreign Policy, we’re given an insider’s look into the bizarre mass wedding scene of people from all corners of the globe and all walks of life. You’ll see over 200 couples getting hitched […]
Care to see just how amazing this world is? Business Insider takes us on a journey with 66 of the most stunning science pictures of the year. You’ll see breathtaking images of the Aurora borealis, Mount Etna smoke rings, a 3D map of the Milky Way, a wild pig swimming in the Bahamas, and the […]
Why? Because nothing is quite as fun as being in a caravan as it soars into the clouds on a sky jack. French artist Benedetto Bufalino is behind the design of this quirky urban invention named la caravane dans le ciel, which is what you think it means: the caravan in the sky. It slowly […]
Rush hour commutes in the crowded subway are the worst. People are pushing and shoving each other just to get in the train, and when you manage to get in, it’s packed like a can of sardines. And it’s a good day if you’re lucky enough to not have someone’s crotch rubbing against you! Industrial […]
Sometimes you can find happiness in the simplest of things. Take for instance the Twitter account @FacesPics, an archive of photographs of random, everyday objects and buildings that seem to have faces. You can check out fun photos like: a helicopter happily eating a bunch of soldiers, or the setting sun with a birds for eyes and a mouth, or a screaming concrete block with a pole sticking through its eye socket.
You’re a cheese specialized store. You need to stand out. You need to get your name out there. How do you do it? With a business card. But no ordinary business card. You employ the help of JWT, a leading advertising agency in Brazil, and you come up with—what else—the grater card.
The San Alfonso del Mar resort in Algarrobo, Chile, houses The Crystal Pool, the largest swimming pool in the world. How big is big? If you try to back stroke your way from one end to the other, you would swim exactly three fifths of a mile, the equivalent of 20 Olympic-sized swimming pools! If […]
Brooklynite Richard Silver has one of the coolest jobs around: traveling the world taking stunning photos of religious architecture. Giving up his job as a stockbroker, Silver has traveled to places that include Mexico City, Budapest, Krakow, Cape Town, and Goa in his search for the coolest photos. It takes between six and 10 photographs […]
Well this is breaking news for Pringles fans! You know how the container is way too long and when you’re down to your few last chips your hand gets stuck halfway? Well now there’s a chip dispenser that slides out the entire pack of Pringles in one very fine motion.