Oct 25, 2014

The Most Epic Safety Video Ever Made

Air New Zealand has gone all out to celebrate the third and final film in The Hobbit Trilogy - The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies. Starring Elijah Wood and Sir Peter Jackson; they're thrilled to unveil The Most Epic Safety Video Ever Made.

Dangerous Popsicles - 3D-Printed Cacti and Viruses

Dangerous Popsicles are a collection of weird shaped popsicles inspired by cacti and life-threatening viruses by Bold or italic. What will happen when we put these dangerous things on one of our most sensitive organs, our tongues? Does pain really bring pleasure? Is there beauty in user-unfriedly things? Dangerous Popsicles create a unique sensory experience. Before tasting with your tongue, you first taste with your eyes and mind. The popsicles are nothing but water and sugar, but ideas of deadly viruses and the spikiness of cacti are enough to stimulate your senses, even before your first taste.

REST - World's Most Compact Foldable Seat

Everyday we experience waiting which is uncomfortable and painful. Mono+Mono's newest Kickstarter project "REST" can solve this problem. "REST is 16.8cm in hight and 6.5cm in diameter and is pocketable and sustainable. By flipping the sides of the REST upward a seat is formed and the adjustable leg is revealed. Seating height is adjustable from 87cm (regular barstool) to 65cm, and can support up to 150 kg and provides an ergonomic seating position. With REST we aid people, in a cool manner, waiting at transport hubs, open-air events, even one for military use. Several iterations of optimized RESTS, and hardware add-ons for each segment are in the pipeline."

Oct 24, 2014

The Shining - IKEA Halloween

"Late night shopping may never be the same again after you watch IKEA’s homage to Stanley Kubrick’s horror classic, The Shining." What you see here is an IKEA's newest advertisement for Halloween season allowing customers to shop late night!

Wildebeest Migration Time-lapse

Time-lapse footage of the "Great Migration", winner of Wildlife Photographer of the Year awards at the Natural History Museum in London, showing thousands of Wildebeest crossing the Mara River over five days in Northern Serengeti, Tanzania, moving south into Tanzania from Kenya. The Serengeti Ecosystem supports 1.5 million wildebeest. These wildebeest are forced to migrate around a 40,000 square kilometre area in order to find fresh grazing pastures. [More info]

Apple Pay vs. Google Wallet vs. PayPal

We are well aware about Paypal which was started 15 years ago and the Google wallet which came up with new way of payments, both are performing pretty good till today. The all new Apple was the latest addition to the list yet a competitor of both Paypal and Google Wallet. All these mobile payment systems are convenient to some extend as well as having some drawbacks. Video explains it well. 

The Apple Mac Bench

Designer Klaus Geiger has created a seating and table furniture concept based on the aluminum housing of the Apple Power Mac G5 computer. The computers were produced over a period of almost 10 years in externally identical form and designer has decided to recycle them. The idea for the bench gave the initial impetus. The idea for the bench gave the initial impetus. A seat from a solid wood Board refers to the radius of the “Temple” of the housing and integrates so seamlessly into the overall shape.

What is the difference between Butter and Margarine

Mitchell Moffit and Gregory Brown figured out What is the difference between Butter and Margarine? And is one better for you than the other? See it yourself

Oct 23, 2014

Villa Moerkensheide in Belgium

Villa Moerkensheide was designed and built by Dieter De Vos Architecten in De Pinte, Belgium. Residence is well organized with a total living space of 306 square meters. The house is perfectly symmetrical as it was built in the center of the plot and was designed as a series of three cubes around an equilateral triangle. At the center, where the cubes meet, the architects designed three large arched windows which seem to form void at the ground floor.

Oct 22, 2014

Art using Magnifying Glass & The Sun Light

If you want to see something creative born from combination of patience and skill, that's the Pyrography work of  Philippine based artist Jordan Mang-osan. He sits for hours and calmly holding a magnifying glass over a slab of wood so that the sun light can burn the slightest little dark spots into the surface. You can check out more of Mang-osan's work on Facebook and buy his work at Fine Art America. And maybe even try it yourself, if you have some time and a steady hand.