This might just be the coolest idea we’ve ever heard of. The concept started out with a simple question: how can you make it possible for everyone to swim in clean river water in NYC? A group of NYC-based designers figured out a way to make this happen; create a floating pool that acts as […]
It’s the next level of gaming. This incredible Game Suit lets you actually feel the game. Video games no longer need to be a simple 2D experience. If it’s raining in the game, you’ll feel it. If there’s an explosion, you’ll hear it in surround sound. Thanks to this high tech exoskeleton, you can really get […]
Foldable bicycles exist, so why not bike helmets too? These Closca bike helmets from Spain have a compact design (when folded, it takes up less than half the volume of its full size) for users to stash them away in their messenger bags or backpacks without having to lug these around like bowling balls. Plus […]
As the video opens, a dark haired, thick-rimmed glasses wearing girl asks you to help her pull off a bank heist. And she’s serious. She’s planning to rob five banks in LA for a solo art exhibition at the Lisbon Architecture Triennale opening from Sep 12th – Dec 15th 2013. I’ve seen some great bank heist movies, but […]
Firefly blue laser lamp is a clever new lighting solution that runs on only 1 Watt of energy. The lamp has no moving parts, is completely silent, and “throws” light in any direction you desire rather than needlessly flooding an entire room. The Firefly lamp scatters dozens of small, blue light dots around a room or […]
Ever fancied playing around with a space telescope but have been banned from your local planetarium for pushing all the buttons? Of course you have. Well, thanks to the creative brains over at Planetary Resources, you can do just that. Introducing the ARKYD – [ahrk-kid]. A space telescope made by the people, for the people.
Photographer Al Satterwhite spent an obscene amount of time in 1974 shooting Hunter S Thompson for Playboy in Cozumel, a small Caribbean island off the coast of Yucatan, Mexico.
A guy who’s tired of having his manliness questioned by other guys has gone ahead to start his own tongue-in-cheek creation for situations when bros question bros: the Man card. Yes, this stainless steel-etched card is perfect for a man to flash in defense whenever he goes against the traditional masculine grain and confesses to […]
Brooklyn-based Federico Zannier, who, like most of us, has repeatedly seen his personal data mined by corporations like Facebook and Google without getting a single cent from it. In retaliation, he started recording all his online activity, such as the websites he visited, mouse pointer positions, screenshots of what he looks at, webcam images of […]
Earlier this year, comedian Kurt Braunohler ran a Kickstarter appeal to “hire a man in a plane to write stupid things with clouds in the sky”. He raised $6,820 out of the $4,000 he asked for. The result is this beautiful skywritten piece of work. Enjoy.
A few years ago, garbage picker Cola teamed up with local musician Favio Chavez to cobble together instruments out of trash for some Paraguayan kids living in their slum. That’s violins and cellos from oil drums, flutes from water pipes and spoons and guitars from packing crates. The Landfill Harmonic — you have to love […]
A fantastic new book project from illustrator Jess Smart Smiley, Rumpus on the Run: A Monster Look-N-Find Book is Where’s Waldo with monsters! Can you spot The Rumpus before he takes over the book? Hunt for the Rumpus among hoards of spooky-fun creatures in a variety of imaginative scenes and landscapes, including The Snowman Parade, […]
Here’s a product that’s both pragmatic and innovative: a light generator that charges your gadgets on the go as you pedal. Targeted at cyclists, the Siva Cycle Atom is a 1300mAh removable battery pack that takes the idea of green transport one step further — it harnesses kinetic energy from all that pedaling to charge […]
The Grabit Robot Multipurpose Holder was inspired by the world of art toys and minimalist design. Grabit is the first creation by husband and wife team Leo and Angie Fajardo, and it’s now live on Kickstarter. This little robot is not only cute but also functional: it can keep your toothbrushes free of germs and […]
Can everybody’s favorite maniac Patrick Bateman sing? Well, if the casting is right, sure. A musical adaptation of Bret Easton Ellis’ iconic novel does sound like a potential catastrophe — but still, it’s endorsed by the author himself, no less. It’s slated to arrive at the Almeida Theatre in London by year-end, and Duncan Sheik’s […]