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  • Crystal Houses From MVRDV (Photos)

    Crystal Houses From MVRDV (Photos)

    Architecture firm MVRDV have unveiled a new construction technique that could change the way storefronts and other retail spaces are thought of around the world. Right now, though, the only example of Crystal Houses in the flesh is in Amsterdam, where a “high-end flagship store” found in the city’s shopping district has a completely transparent […]

  • ‘Balance': Short Film Captures NYC Skyline via Drone (Video)

    ‘Balance': Short Film Captures NYC Skyline via Drone (Video)

    The New York City skyline is probably the most iconic and visually recognizable in the world, which also means it’s probably among the most photographed. But there’s always room for the truly creative to innovate, which is what filmmakers Brandon Bray and Tim Sessler have done with their short film Balance, which somehow manages to […]

  • Original Po’ Man Charcoal Grill Only Looks Like Garbage

    Original Po’ Man Charcoal Grill Only Looks Like Garbage

    You might have heard of the practice of using a galvanized trashcan as a makeshift meat smoker. Now, you can get all the charm of garbage can grilling without actually having to put your dinner in a real trashcan, because there’s not a single thing on planet Earth that can’t be converted into a mid-level […]

  • Anker PowerHouse Compact Portable Generator

    Anker PowerHouse Compact Portable Generator

    There’s a new portable generator on the market that packs an incredible amount of energy into an unbelievably small package. It’s the Anker PowerHouse, a compact portable generator that can generate 400Wh worth of emergency power in a package just 7.9 x 6.5 x 5.7 inches in size. The Anker PowerHouse weighs a generous nine […]

  • 737 Cowling Chair: Made From a Real 737 Jet Engine Cowling

    737 Cowling Chair: Made From a Real 737 Jet Engine Cowling

    When a chair is made from a repurposed airplane part, the most obvious component to use is, uh, obviously a seat from the plane. But that’s not the only option, as illustrated by the 737 Cowling Chair from Fallen Furniture. Every 737 Cowling Chair is made from a real engine cowling from a Boeing 737. […]

  • Pictar Camera Grip for the iPhone

    Pictar Camera Grip for the iPhone

    If you care about photography and use the camera(s) built into your iPhone, you’re probably familiar with the discrepancy between the image quality possible with the phone’s camera, and the sometimes clunky and simplistic control scheme, compared to a professional grade camera. Pictar is a camera grip specifically designed for the iPhone that was engineered […]

  • Gigi Hadid Outtakes Released by ‘Sports Illustated’ (Video)

    Gigi Hadid Outtakes Released by ‘Sports Illustated’ (Video)

    Hey, would you want to hang out with supermodel Gigi Hadid at the beach? Barring that, would you want to get a rough idea of what such a hangout might be like? Thanks to Sports Illustrated, you can see some Gigi Hadid outtakes from an oceanfront photo shoot that might make you feel like you […]