7 Things You Can Make Out of Yourself When You Die

It's time to put your affairs in order. And yet—you're still not ready to let go. Totally understandable! And fortunately for you, you don't have to. It's all thanks to the alarming number of services just waiting to turn your dearly departed remains into the latest accessory, utensil, or pastime. May you rest in… » 10/22/14 9:00am 10/22/14 9:00am

11 Ludicrous Gifts from Neiman's Holiday Catalog

You know Christmas is a-comin' because there's a slight nip in the air and the disgustingly over-the-top Neiman Marcus Christmas catalog is out. As usual, it's full of expensive crap most of us do not need (or even want!) like Snowflake cufflinks, mink backpacks, and golden Beats by Dre headphones. Behold! Luxury: » 10/10/14 4:05pm 10/10/14 4:05pm

The Designs Norway Rejected For Its New Banknotes Are Amazing

Yesterday we learned that Norway had chosen a new design for its banknotes—a pixelated little number by the architects at Snøhetta. While their design is tasteful and restrained, it can't possibly live up to the charm of sea life drawn by kids. Which was exactly what one designer proposed. » 10/09/14 10:27am 10/09/14 10:27am

Original Star Wars Storyboards Show Iconic Scenes Before the Big Screen

Luke wasn't always a Skywalker; the original title of A New Hope was The Adventures of Luke Starkiller as taken from the 'Journal of the Whills.' A signed early edition of that script is part of a super cool selection of Star Wars memorabilia up for auction, including storyboard sketches and concept art. » 10/08/14 3:30pm 10/08/14 3:30pm

Your City's Next Power Plant Could Be an Incredible Art Installation

As anyone who's ever driven by farm of wind turbines or a glittering solar plant knows, the infrastructure that powers our lives actually tends to be pretty stunning. But for a variety of reasons, it also tends to be pretty remote. If clean energy plants doubled as great public art, would be care about them more? » 10/06/14 9:20am 10/06/14 9:20am

Stunning Depictions of Ancient Comets That Scared the Hell Out of Humans

Long-tailed stars and mysterious glowing fireballs from the heavens were among the biggest and most fearful mysteries for stargazing humans throughout history. With the development of astronomy science, comets, meteors, meteorites and shooting stars became familiar objects of our universe, and with the advent of… » 10/01/14 4:07pm 10/01/14 4:07pm

Each of These Panoramic Pictures Is Its Own Tiny Twisted Planet

There are tons of 360-degree panoramic images out there, but Russian photographer Andrew Bodrov's latest work totally twists my mind. He depicts rockets, Mars rover Curiosity, statues of science and faith all embraced into lovely micro worlds, so simple and neat they could make a sweet set of scenery for a 21st… » 9/24/14 12:30pm 9/24/14 12:30pm