Tech & Gear

  • Arc Bicycle: 3D-Printed Stainless Steel Bike From MX3D

    Arc Bicycle: 3D-Printed Stainless Steel Bike From MX3D

    Students at TU Delft University of Technology and engineers at MX3D have whipped up a bike that should get anybody interested in design and future technology pretty excited, even if they don’t really care about bicycles. It’s the Arc Bicycle, and the most interesting thing about it is either the way it looks (seen above) […]

  • RIMOWA Electronic Tag Replaces Paper Luggage Tags

    RIMOWA Electronic Tag Replaces Paper Luggage Tags

    One of the more persistent warriors in the battle against our paperless future has been the paper luggage tag, which has stuck around even after electronic boarding passes have become the norm for fliers who prefer them. But now, RIMOWA has developed something that will eventually take its place, if all goes according to plan: […]

  • LEGO Paper Airplane Machine From Arrow Electronics (Video)

    LEGO Paper Airplane Machine From Arrow Electronics (Video)

    Arrow Electronics is a company that prides itself on always looking forward into the technology of the future. And evidently, in the future, we’ll all be making paper airplanes with devices like their LEGO paper airplane machine, recently posted on YouTube. The video shows a piece of paper running through the Arrow LEGO paper airplane […]

  • Soiled Garments Laundry Bag: The Hamper Gone to Sea

    Soiled Garments Laundry Bag: The Hamper Gone to Sea

    One thing you never see sailors in old movies doing: Scrambling around for an old dirty clothes hamper. That’s because in a fit of military efficiency, they developed the laundry bag, sturdy and perfect for hauling large amounts of dirty whites and neckerchiefs, and whatever else sailors wear. Now, a Soiled Garments Laundry Bag inspired […]

  • Van Gogh’s Bedroom Now on Airbnb (Photos)

    Van Gogh’s Bedroom Now on Airbnb (Photos)

    Vincent van Gogh is not one of the artists I would associate most strongly with a good night’s sleep. But he did paint one of the most iconic bedrooms in history — the one seen in his three versions of The Bedroom. And now, an artist has put a replica of Van Gogh’s Bedroom up […]

  • ‘This Book is a Camera': A Book That’s Also a Camera (Video)

    ‘This Book is a Camera': A Book That’s Also a Camera (Video)

    Books are awesome, but they don’t really do anything, you know? Kelli Anderson has developed a book that might not be as fun to read as your copy of A Confederacy of Dunces, but it can take photos a lot better than other books can: It’s called This Book is a Camera. This Book is a […]

  • ‘The History of Photography in 5 Minutes’

    ‘The History of Photography in 5 Minutes’

    Photography is an extremely rich art form with an equally rich history that stretches from the centuries before Christ to well into the future, but that didn’t stop the Cooperative of Photography from condensing it all into less time than a commercial break. The fruit of their effort is called The History of Photography in 5 […]

  • Versace Emoji App Now Available for iOS

    Versace Emoji App Now Available for iOS

    Emoji brand engagement has long been the territory of fast food chains and pizza joints, but now even luxury fashion brands like Versace are getting into the pictorial action. The brand recently unveiled the Versace Emoji app, as well as the #VersaceSharesLove capsule collection that emblazons the emojis on a line of t-shirts. And if […]

  • Starry Station: Ambient Touchscreen WiFi (Video)

    Starry Station: Ambient Touchscreen WiFi (Video)

    It’s 2016 but WiFi is still kind of a pain for most of us. Luckily, there are a few brands out there seeking to simplify the WiFi process, and make it more intuitive too – like the makers of the Starry Station, “the ambient touchscreen WiFi station.” The first thing that differentiates the Starry Station […]