Forget never leaving the apartment; how about never leaving the couch? This concept sofa by Milan-based Burak Kocak has features enough to mean that you could sit at it for days on end.
Easily identifiable by simple terms, the vitamins we recognize today were only recently isolated, identified and named.
Verizon's latest DVR is less set-top box and more home media server: with six tuners and a 1TB hard drive, you can add a second DVR unit to record up to 12 channels at once and feed 10 TVs at any given time.
Chef Jasper van Ramshorst figured out the best way to skin an apple is to stick it on the end of a power drill, place a peeler in position and boom.
Thanks to the hardworking folks at ThinkGeek, the absolute worst day of the year is once again made a little more bearable with a bunch of April Fools' Day prank products that are all actually kind of awesome.
This was posted on February but got no attention until yesterday, when these guys found it. And while it may have been staged, I have no problem believing it—there have been many similar cases of rotten or fragile buildings falling under minimal vibration.
Game of Thrones season 4 starts this weekend. Everyone is going to be talking about it but you have no idea about what it is about. Or perhaps you forgot some plot elements after an entire year. You can do two things: Watch the three seasons for six days starting right now or watch this 9-minute summary:
Don’t let William Basinski get all the Google search returns for “ambient decay tape loops.” Save some for Howlround, which pairs Robin the Fog and Chris Weaver, who use reel-to-reel machines to make sounds as rough as they are fragile, as ephemeral as the are rooted in texture. This audio is sourced from what was,…
This is a really silly building. When I first saw it I thought it was probably some kind of Photoshop fake. It isn't. It's cool establishment in South Korea called Dreamy Café. It looks like an awesome red Rolleiflex and inside it's full of of awesome vintage cameras too.
Instead of coming up with idiotic ideas, perhaps all the dumb companies trying to push their stupid April Fools' Day "jokes" down our throats should start making some actually awesome pranks. Like this one, played on young waitress Chelsea Roff, who basically got her shift turned into the best day of her life.
In case you hadn't heard, we're all pretty much doomed. It's just a matter of time before nature sets about wiping any remaining traces of our failed human civilization and reabsorbing even our most enduring monuments as her own.
Donuts are one of the world's most perfect foods, and it's just about impossible to make them better. But that doesn't mean people shouldn't try. So that's why I applaud Krispy Kreme for combining its donuts with one of the world's other most perfect foods: Pie.
Owen Pallett has a great article on Slate explaining why Daft Punk's Get Lucky was such a huge success through the lenses of classic Western music theory. It may be a little technical but, if you know a bit about music, it's fascinating stuff. This bit is not music theory but very interesting too:
Astronaut Douglas Wheelock tweeted out this gorgeous view of the aurora as seen from the International Space Station:
There are very few things as scary as having a war plane coming at you firing its machine gun. The Aviationist found this video of a Syrian Arab Air Force Mig-29 Fulcrum strafing at rebel positions. Oh yes, that war is still going on, although nobody is paying attention any more.