Are you like me and squeeze the toothpaste from the top instead of the bottom? This slotted toothbrush by Jee Young Choi solves that problem by squeezing every last drop of toothpaste out of the tube. A great idea that maximizes the utility of the toothbrush and minimizes the wastage of the toothpaste.…
Miss Venezuela, Stefania Fernandez, was crowned Miss Universe 2009 on Sunday, giving her country its sixth title in the international beauty pageant. The 18-year-old brunette became the 58th winner of the title in a show broadcast live around the world from the Atlantis, Paradise Island resort in the Bahamas.
When Mark Jenkins looks at busy city streets he doesn't just see fast cars and paved sidewalks - he sees a giant mural for him to manipulate. Most of the viewers of his installations probably don't even know how to react. I can just imagine some of them reaching for their phones and calling 911 after seeing one of his more disturbing pieces.
Pretty funny video on social media addiction. Best part? A subtle joke you'll get if you're one of the gajillion people on Facebook (it's around 1:06). "Matt, stop writing on the wall!" This video is an advertising campaign by Sony for their Vaio line of… Continue
Oh, wouldn't it be great to be living in the UK! You'd be one of the first ones to scoop up the coveted LG Touchscreen Watchphone (LG-GD910)! It will first go on sale in the UK in its Bond Street Station shop on Thursday, 27th August. Available for a limited time only, consumers will be able to purchase the must have gadget of the year at the exclusive price point of £500 ($825). Check out the video to see the watchphone in action! Touchscreen, music player, videophone...holy… Continue
Designed by architects Ong & Ong Pte, this modern house in Singapore is meant to give you "a spatial experience that excites the senses by promoting light." The architects sought to create a relationship between the metallic elements and subtle tones within the house by wrapping aluminum cladding in the air well. This air well divided the two sections of the…
Looking through Mandy Lynne's Web site, you not only get to remember the sweet innocence of childhood, you get to take a sneak peek inside the photographer's life. Mandy's three beautiful children are mostly the subjects of her photos. She learned photography to preserve the precious memories she was creating with them who she refers to as the "delight of my heart…
President Obama debunks the myths around health reform, and discusses the public option proposal in which many of them are rooted. But he focuses his address on the stark moral and historical turning point at which we find… Continue
Added by Eugene on August 23, 2009 at 7:30am —
One of our favorite artists Melissa Haslam revealed these new paintings at the opening of the group show "Call of the Wild" this last weekend at Gallery Nineteen Eighty Eight in San Francisco. Her paintings are always so full of feminine beauty, with a perfect balance of light and color.
I especially like the pink flowers she chose for a couple of her recent…
This is a site about my love for the ocean. It’s about the roughness of the sea, energetic moves in the waves captured in pictures. It’s about urban life. It’s about what makes a city one of a kind. It’s about bright sunshine. It’s about places that make you rest and watch.
What would happen if a princess didn't need her prince? If you've ever wanted to imagine what the most prim and proper princesses would look like if they decided to take control of their own destiny, check out the artwork of Jeffrey Thomas. His Twisted Princesses series gets dark and dirty, changing up our familiar fairy tales and giving us beautifully wicked…
Forget having to look at the two hands on and decipher the time. If you prefer to read, check out Biergert & Funk's QLOCKTWO. Sure it'll cost you an arm and a leg (about $1600) but how cool would it be to hang this in your house? Ok, yes, standard digital clocks work fine but this almost feels like your… Continue
Added by alice on August 22, 2009 at 7:30am —
If you're as excited and interested in the world of advertising as I am, you'll want to see this new documentary, Art & Copy. How does advertising impact us and who's responsible for some of the most brilliant campaigns of our time? I'm hoping this movie will answer those questions and more.
Synopsis: Directed by Doug Pray, it reveals the work and wisdom of some of the most influential advertising… Continue
The Best Thing Since Sliced Bread! By Burak Kaynak
Taking notes can be super delicious, by using the Sliced Bread//Notebook.
The first step requires a delicious notebook to hold everything together.
It is a 12 slices/notebook set which has been packaged for convenience.
Each delicious slice has number on it. (1 to 12)
You can use each notebook for the related month.…
"This is what I wish the internet search will be able to do with a mobile device in the NEAR future. Touch screen, built in camera, scanner, WiFi, google map (hopefully google earth), google search, image search… all in one device. Like this way, when you can see a building through it, it gives you the image search result right on the spot. I think the following ideas should enhance the functionality of this device. Many applications like these…
While some may say that every picture tells a story, I'm under the belief that only a few can do it right. These are the masters of storytelling, the ones who can draw out an emotion in us and leave us with a lasting memory. We've written about some of these photographers right here at… Continue
Ray Caesar's digital art is some of the best I've ever seen. His pieces almost look like paintings due to their unique emotional impact and seamless blending, but each piece is exclusively created using a 3D modeling software called Maya.
Some of Caesar's artistic inspiration came from working for 17 years in the Art and Photography Department of The…