Google has confirmed plans for 'Project Loon', a mission that will launch internet-delivering balloons into the sky over remote locations in areas of the world (such as in jungles and mountains) that have poor Internet connection.
Introducing The Konstruktor, a plastic SLR analog camera by Lomogoraphy which starts out as a DIY model kit. The 35mm camera features a top-down viewfinder, multiple exposure function, and a detachable lens. And the best part is that you get to build it from scratch to understand how all those features work to take pretty pictures.
Last weekend, Google announced their plans to remove child pornography images from the web by using a new picture-sharing database. The program will allow search engines and other web companies to exchange information about images of children being abused or raped.
Casey Neistat's movies are homegrown and downright eccentric, as if they were built from sticks and stones. And they're brilliant. Brilliant enough to capture the attention of The New York Times website and HBO's audience.
Here's an neat idea on what to do with all those hardcover books
gathering dust in your shelf. Back in May 2013, the Seattle Public
Library decided to create the world’s longest book domino chain by using
2,131 retired and donated books. The event marked the launch of the library’s 2013 Summer Reading Program.
Tying a bow tie is a skill that requires lots of practice. But if you want to look good without dealing with all the fuss, then this plastic 3D printed bow tie might be just the thing. Created by Japanese studio MONOCIRCUS, the bow tie includes an ingenious slot that clips right on top of the top button of your collared shirt.
So wrong and yet so tempting. The Durian Crunch McFlurry is a combination of the infamous "King of Fruits" with soft serve ice cream. This limited edition item will be made available at their Singapore-based “Dessert Kiosk outlets.”
Being beautiful is one thing, but you have to have more than just a winning smile to earn the title of Miss USA. For this year's pageant, Marissa Powell who represented Utah came this close to the crown but was stumped during the Q&A part of the finals when one of the judges asked her this question:
Design student Jagjit Chodha created a fruit bowl that alerts users when the fresh produce it holds begins to go bad. The bowl is fitted with a sensor that can detect an increase in ethylene, a compound that is released when fruit matures.