THE QUARTZ ARMCHAIR BY CTRLZAK FOR D3CO

Nature with its astonishing perfect geometry has always been the primary source of inspiration for most forms of creative projects. Quartz is a system that couples two-dimensional pentagonal and hexagonal wooden structures, which develop in three dimensions following natural crystalloid…

THE SONY’S SMARTEYEGLASS 

Sony has announced that it will make its augmented reality eyewear prototype available for developers, following news that Google pulled sales of its own headset last month. "Over the last few months our SmartEyeglass prototype has been one of the most…

SOLAR RED ULTRA BOOST RUNNER BY ADIDAS

Adidas has just dropped off its feathery Ultra Boost runner in a new “Solar Red” colorway. The performance kicks feature a breathable mesh upper with a soft energy boost midsole put in play to provide cushioning with every stride. Boasting…

NINEHOURS: The Coolest Capsule Hotel In Tokyo

Business trips, travels, or overtime work. What features are required for overnight stays in urban hotels? Resetting your day, from one day to the next, needs three basic actions: take a shower, sleep, and get yourself dressed. We simply replace…

MARKETING: Three Tips For Presenting To An Unfamiliar Audience

“I’m leaving this morning to fly out to give a presentation training session to one of America’s largest brands. I’m excited, but nervous because I have limited information about my audience tomorrow. I know the department they represent. I know…

GENDERLESS FASHION: Will Change Retail ?

The runways are awash with gender-neutral statements. What does this mean for retail? Alessandro Michele’s womenswear debut for Gucci was, by far, the most anticipated show of Milan Fashion Week. How would Michele attempt to re-reinvigorate Kering’s ailing cash cow, after…

BISPHOSPHONATE: The New Cream Painlessly Removes Tattoos

As more people get tattooed, more of those people regret having done so. The tattoo removal business is huge, generating around $75 million in the US alone. Laser ablation is the most common removal method, but now a 27-year-old PhD…

ALIENS MAY HAVE SENT SPACE SEEDS TO CREATE LIFE ON EARTH ?

Scientists in the U.K. have examined a tiny metal circular object, and are suggesting it might be a micro-organism deliberately sent by extraterrestrials to create life on Earth. Don't be fooled by the size of the object in the microscopic…

DO YOU KNOW THAT MARIJUANA IS 114 TIMES SAFER THAN ALCHOOL ?

A new study, published in the journal, ‘Scientific Reports,’ suggests that smoking cannabis is roughly 114 times safer than drinking alcohol. Ironically, out of all the drugs that were researched in the study, alcohol was actually the most dangerous, and…

GARAGE: The Cabin in Washington By Graypants Architects

Mystery, memory, poetry and light: these words are the essence of Garage, the award-winning architecture debut from creative studio Graypants. A worn and forgotten garage on Vashon Island in Washington, USA, was transformed into this sleek and attractive residential cabin,…

THE LAST McDONALD’S MEAL SOLD IN ICELAND

After spending over a year in Iceland’s National Museum, the last McDonalds meal sold in the country will now be going on display at the Bus Hostel in Reykjavik. The world-famous fast food chain shut down its Iceland locations in…

ZACHAS’ FASCINATING STREET ART

Classically trained as a painter and with a degree in fine art under his belt, young Lithuanian artist Ernest Zacharevic (a.k.a. Zach or Zachas) has built himself a reputation in street- and fine-art circles through the emotional impact and uncompromising…

THE TEN SMARTEST PEOPLE IN THE WORLD

The infographic below lists the 10 smartest people in the world - at least, according to education site SuperScholar.org. Their list was based on a mix of people's IQs and achievements, and while most of the entries are pretty expected,…