A 45-year-old anthropologist who couldn’t cut it for NASA’s aviation program decided to raid his neighborhood hardware store and the Internet for parts to build his very own space suit from scratch. It looks pretty cool. We guess the next step is to actually test it in space, or at the very least, Hawaii. This […]
Serious question: how much time should you dedicate to a nap? Breaking down naps into time blocks, such as 10-20 minutes (that’d be a power nap) and 60 minutes, this infographic might just help you to nod off as you struggle with recalling facts, faces and names.
Web Urbanist recently scouted out some of the world’s most astounding parking lots. And we are blown away. The Ballet Valet in Miami is a grassy slab of a dream come true, while the VW Tower in Wolfsburg is a geometric wonder. But the Michigan Theater is the grandest of them all, what with its […]
We don’t even recall how we got here, but these manga-inspired images of celebrities are pretty cool. Who knew, for instance, that Scarlett Johansson could look right at home as a pink-haired manga babe with emerald green doll-like eyes?
Japan-based IDPW, which declares itself to be a ‘secret society on the Internet that continued from 100 years ago’, made a Google Chrome extension a couple of years back for spreading love and goodwill in the world: it installs a button, that, once pressed, will proceed to Like everything that displays in your Facebook feed. […]
This is life, not fiction: when civil engineer David Phillips discovered that a particular brand of pudding had a promotion that awarded 500 miles for every 10 product bar codes, he decided to stock up on the pudding — about 12,150 cups, to be exact — and earn a million air miles next. We repeat: […]
This is self-explanatory: guys posing next to imaginary girlfriends, made possible with that magical software of all, Photoshop. We don’t know whether to laugh more at their blatant non-display of mad Photoshop skills or, well, pretty much everything about the pictures. Probably both.
This creature is probably the most terrifying thing we’ve ever seen. It’s called a Bobbit Worm, and it hides in the ocean floor waiting to catch its prey. It’s ‘a mix between the Mongolian death worm,the Graboids from Tremors, the Bugs from Starship Troopers, and a rainbow’. It can grow up to 10-ft. long, and it’s one of the most mysterious […]
Bored at work? Pascal van der Haar, an art director from Melbourne, and Nathan Gordon, a developer from Paris, have created Play-Dot-To-Dot, an amazing online game that will test your speed and can kill many boring hours at work. The goal is to click and connect numbers in a short amount of time. Click here to play the […]
A mobile library has popped up in the southern French town of Istres on the beach of Romaniquette. Dubbed Bibliotheque de Plage, it’s the creation of industrial designer Matali Crasset, who worked with the Istres municipal library to encourage book reading and borrowing. Nothing beats basking in the sun by the beach with a book […]
Why be comfortably numb when you can be, er, comfortably plump? (Sorry, Pink Floyd.) This is what is going to make us fat: lounging around on sumptuous snack-inspired beanbags and being reminded of junk food every waking — and dreaming — second. You’ve got to agree these pancakes look wonderfully fluffy, though.
Ravenous and on the verge of an eating rampage? You’d be pleased that Stefán Pétur Sólveigarson has designed the I Could Eat A Horse spaghetti measuring tool to help you measure out — in the shape of a horse, of course — enough spaghetti to stuff yourself silly with (four servings, to be exact). The […]
If you’re new to parenthood and would like to know the Dos and Do Nots of childraising, you’re in luck with this bunch of illustrations that may seem ridiculously obvious — but we’re sure will be appreciated to clueless noob parents. Well worth a good refresher course and a few chuckles, even if you’ve been […]
Down, canine! There’s nothing a cat can’t bring under control with a good kitty swipe. Or unbearable cuteness. Really, cats just wield this weird invisible hold over everyone. Even dogs. Especially dogs. All hail kitty.