Human Harp Project Visualizes Suspension Bridges As Giant Instruments

It doesn’t take much imagination to see how a suspension bridge looks just like a giant harp, or even this obscure stringed instrument. The real challenge however, is trying to get a sound out of the super-strong steel cables. While on a residency at Eyebeam Centre for Art and Technology in New York City, London-based […]

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"Driving Dreams" Documentary Seeks to Highlight Unsung Heroes of Italian Automotive Design

Transportation Up above you see snippets of exotic cars. What you don’t see are the faces of the Italian men, now in their 70s and 80s, who designed them. “Almost everything we know about cars, we conclude unconsciously from [the] silhouette, face, details,” writes Gianluca Migliarotti. “Isn’t [it] strange that people who shaped our dreams […]

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Physicist Invents Ice Cream That Changes Colors

You know that bubble gum in Charlie and the Chocolate Factory that is a three-course meal, changing flavors from breakfast all the way to dinner? Yeah, that hasn’t been invented. But in Spain, physicist and electronic Manuel Linares has managed to create another Wonka-esque dessert: an ice cream that changes color as it is eaten. […]

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10-In-1 Versatile Timepiece Offered for the Price of One

Dutch-based collective MIJLO founder and serial entrepreneur Daniel Eckler has launched a Kickstarter campaign for the company’s latest product, a watch that offers different timeless styles for the price of a single timepiece. The Everyday Watch by MIJLO is a versatile watch timepiece that includes ten variations for the price of a single high quality […]

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Now On Kickstarter: Fritz Is A Narrative, Relationship-Driven War Game Where Every Choice Matters

Video games have this troubling tendency to glorify violence – war in particular. Although I enjoy a nice, destructive romp as much as the next guy, I can’t deny that it’s stymying the growth of the medium to some degree. Shooters, in particular, are notorious for their bravado regarding matters of war; the number of […]

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Houston’s Astrodome May Be Replaced by a Park

Once lovingly called the “Eighth Wonder of the World” (along with King Kong and the International Space Station), Houston’s iconic Astrodome has seen far better and more glamorous days. After an earlier movement to restore the ailing stadium as a convention center failed, a new proposal is garnering attention: to tear down the dome, fill […]

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Power To Go: BMW’s New, Cheaper, Suitcase-Sized i DC Fast Charger

BMW has introduced the i DC Fast Charger, a lightweight EV charger just half the size of current DC Combo fast chargers. The new chargers are fully compatible with Ford, GM and VW electric vehicles and at $6,500 each they’re much more affordable as well. The i DC Fast Charger and the associated ChargeNow DC […]

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New York Bars Hosting Theatrical Shows in Which Actors Mingle with Patrons

When the most recent version of ‘Sleep No More’ opened its doors in New York City in 2011, people expected good things. After all, it was an expansion upon the 2003 and 2009 versions- both of which were well received. The production not only managed to draw in big crowds, but also won the 2011 […]

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Innovative Directions in the Bold New World of Fashion

An interesting paradox can be observed within the fashion industry; while the production cycles of most brands continue to shrink dramatically, there are thought leaders paving new innovations that change the way we think about clothing consumption and the very nature of textiles. Based on AEG’s recent documentary, The Next Black: A Film About the […]

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