These Bamboo Micro-Homes Would Turn Abandoned Buildings Into Villages

As China designs a roadmap to bring 100 million rural citizens into cities over the next five years, it and other booming east Asian countries will confront a problem that's been around since the 1980s: The massive housing shortage and the illegal dwellings that result. Two architects think they've found a temporary… » 4/09/14 11:00am 4/09/14 11:00am

The 6 Things Your Friends and Family Should Have Gotten You From Urban …

You probably think that Urban Outfitters is for lomography-obsessed, ironic-canvas-bag-toting, paper-thin-dress-wearing hipsters like the ones above. And you're more or less right! But that doesn't mean they don't carry some kickass gadgetry. » 12/30/11 4:00pm 12/30/11 4:00pm

Apple Magic Trackpad: The Beginning of the End for Mac OS X

The $69 Apple Magic Trackpad is nothing new. The Wacom Bamboo Touch has offered the same multi-touch functionality for almost a year. Its true relevance is in what it heralds: The end of Mac OS X as we know it. » 7/29/10 10:02am 7/29/10 10:02am

Bamboo iPhone 4 Cases Show Your Green-Leaning

If an iPhone 4 has arrived on your doorstep, you'll probably be sizing-up potential cases already. You don't want to end up with a scratched iPhone, so rather than spring for an overpriced Bumper, check out these stylish bamboo cases. » 6/24/10 5:05am 6/24/10 5:05am