Ok, this is crazy. An endless puzzle game with unlimited facial images you can create right off your computer. Based on the use of fixed sepia pieces with a set of co-ordinates on the back, you can piece together a pixel version of a panda to Mr. Monopoly to Mona Lisa to you. Available from Hasbro.
Our favourite Apple accessories manufacturer, Twelve South, just solved the enigma of the separate Magic Touchpad and the Bluetooth keyboard with a simple solution called the Magic Wand. Just a straight-forward semi-circular tube solves the problem by locking the two devices together so you can have a ‘full-size’ keyboard trackpad option for just USD30.
Now doesn’t this leave a great taste in your mouth. Via Japan Trends.
A new web service, Tada Yasai (”free vegetables”), as the name suggests, is offering people veggies completely without charge.
You do have to pay the delivery costs but essentially there is no catch. The vegetables and fruit are simply left-overs from local farmers in Saitama and Gunma, including produce that is not necessarily fit for the supermarkets (e.g. because the potato is an odd shape). Rather than waste the food they will send it to people who don’t mind eating “imperfect” vegetables. Since it comes straight from the fields the taste or freshness won’t be any different to what you buy from the shelves.
one of the most talked about pieces in recent days has been an image of a drunken mickey mouse, putting his arm around a scantily-clad model, with minnie mouse watching off to the side, which bansky painted over a billboard advertisement for las vegas company the light group. situated above norm’s 76 petrol station located along the sunset strip, the art piece was removed today by the billboard’s owner, CBS outdoor, even though the garage employees had offered to pay 10 000 USD to let it stay. CBS now claims that they own the bansky artwork, and there is no word on what is going to be done with it.
After the great Chicago Blizzard of 2011, hundreds of thousands of pounds of snow were removed from the city’s downtown streets. Loaded by bulldozers and heavy trucks, much of it was piled in the empty lot between our studio and the railroad tracks.
In a collaborative effort between Coudal Partners and The Explorers of the New World Society, an expedition was immediately formed. A bold assault was launched aiming to have our team be the first men to summit this peak. Known for their dexterity and grit, Dawson and Matt were selected for the dangerous undertaking. This is their story.
Sick, sick, sickly brilliant David Shrigley is a British visual artist with a mordant sense of humor that really appeals to me. Check out some of my favorite animations below and other sick stuff here.
Simply stunning ‘jewellery collars’ made in leather and raw silk by Eleven Objects.
Eleven Objects was started when Linh Thi Do and Christine Rhee simultaneously decided that their wardrobes would be vastly improved by a different kind of accessory.
Linh Thi Do previously worked in product development at TSE and Alexander Wang. She studied biology and fine arts at Rice University and then received her Associates degree in fashion design at Parsons School of Design.
Christine Rhee studied architecture at Princeton University. She designed her eponymous line CRHEE, which was featured in Marie Claire, WWD, and Teen Vogue and has also worked as a marketing coordinator for BOYY.
Fall/winter 2011 is the first season for Eleven Objects.
Art Lebedev has done it yet again, creating a subversive yet totally want-able product in the form of a cardboard USB stick. Has something to pass to a friend you never want to see again? Tear one off, scribble on it and pass it off. You never have to worry about getting it back. I’ll take mine in a roll please. Thanks.
The construction industry suffers from one of the highest work-related accidents across the board with nearly 60% of those injured having to leave indefinitely. The H3 is a vest with integrated accumulators on the back and supporting arm. The design improves physical efficiency using artificial muscle technology. It’s meant to assist the human operator, not replace him/her.