Play Chess And Plant Herbs on This Bauhaus-Inspired Game Board

In the ultimate power ranking of common domestic herbs and succulents, which would you say reigns supreme? It's an important question that deserves serious consideration before playing the green-themed Micro-Planter Chess Set, which ingeniously doubles as a mini indoor-outdoor checkerboard garden. » 12/04/13 10:00am 12/04/13 10:00am

Inside Budapest's Forgotten Temple of Sewage

Here at Gizmodo, we're obsessed with beautiful old factories, captivating control rooms and fascinating scientific machinery. (Yes, that's me.) A few weeks ago, I showed you the 99-year-old Kelenföld Power Plant, one of most beautiful industrial places on earth. This time, I'd like to show you another industrial… » 9/11/13 10:00am 9/11/13 10:00am

These Six Adorable Animations Are Like Cheat Sheets For Design History

Ever wish you had a set of CliffsNotes for design? Now, thanks to online education company Open University, you do. This series of short videos covers the basics of six different major schools of design. They're a fun, animated way to learn a little bit about the movements that took us from late 19th century's Gothic… » 6/12/13 10:28am 6/12/13 10:28am

Eat This, Walter Gropius: Bauhaus Food Photography

The Bauhaus movement continues to have a strong impact in many fields, from product design (Apple) to music (the goth-rock band Bauhaus) to … food? Yes, Bauhaus has now invaded the culinary world, which isn’t that surprising when you consider the rise of haute cuisine: from glossy food porn to confectionary gallery… » 5/30/13 4:40pm 5/30/13 4:40pm

Okay, Nope: This Is the Best Booth at CES

I'm sure whatever booth Robbie checked out at CES is great, but the best booth at CES didn't come from an ultrabook or smart TV manufactuer. Nope, it came from Audi. I am steadfast in my belief that it is BETTER. Like OMGDONTEVENTRYTOARGUEWITHME better. What makes it so great, exactly? Um, have you looked at the… » 1/13/12 10:00am 1/13/12 10:00am