The world is a beautiful place but it’s even more stunning when the ground acts as a mirror and reflects the sky. Here is a beautiful time lapse of the world’s biggest salt flat in Uyuni, Bolivia filmed by Enrique Pacheco. It’s such a perfect reflection that you can’t even tell which side is the sky and which is the…
LaCie's no stranger to turning external storage into works of art. Last year it hid a terabyte of drive space inside a silver-plated sphere, and while its brand new Mirror might have a more traditional rectangular form factor, it's the first external drive to be completely wrapped in reflective, scratch-resistant,…
UNStudio has created a beautifully constructed archway that brightens up the retail sphere of Xintiandi Mall in China. Because it's lined with mirrors, you can track your movements from beginning to end and watch your surroundings skip playfully across the different planes of the mall's entrance. It's like walking…
No, it's not a one way mirror. It's much cooler than that. MIT scientists have invented a new invisible mirror that can show reflections like a typical mirror but also be see through like a window. The magic is in the alternating 84 ultra thin layers typical glass and tantalum oxide. It's a mirror but when you spin…
There's a lot of lore about what we see in mirrors, or what happens if we go through the looking glass. And this vaguely sinister app offers some control of the situation. Unsigned Mirror is an openFrameworks Windows and Mac app written by the art and technology group Unsigned Long Long. It creates slit-scan craziness…
Putting 50 mirrored balls in a semi-lighted room seems like a terrible idea. Actually it seems like a great idea for a rave and a bad idea for an art installation. But it worked out pretty well at the CLICK Festival in Denmark.
Like those pin art toys where you can create images by pushing out certain pins, this mirror recreates your image by using hundreds of spokes and motors to re-align and replicate itself to look like the thing standing in front of it. It's a mind trip seeing little spokes making a bigger image.
This is going to be a huge hit: an iPhone 4 and iPhone 4S back replacement. Not a case, but a real mirror that replaces your current iPhone's back cover. And they are only $30!
The New York Times Company's Research and Development Lab studies novel ways to deliver news to people. Their latest creation is a bathroom mirror that uses Microsoft Kinect to detect motion and deliver a stream of news while you comb your hair or put on your makeup.
Paul McCartney revealed today that his phone was possibly hacked. Sir Paul is on tour in the US and will discuss this hacking with police when he returns to Britain.
Because everything must come with an operating system now: the Cybertecture Mirror, bathroom glass that shows the weather, your weight, and comes packed with apps aplenty. And it's not a concept! It's just very, very expensive. Reflect on that.
Yesterday morning, you looked good. Yesterday evening, before you went out, you're pretty sure you looked real good. So who the hell is this schlub in the Facebook album from last night, tagged with your name?
Vampires don't have reflections, so how would they get a sexy clean shave? This guy has the answer—if you assume that bloodsuckers actually show up on video. [There I Fixed It]
No special technology to see here, just clever design. The Glimpse Mirror by designer Sarah T. Kang opens a door into any surface. Inside, you'll find yourself—only a bit fatter than you'd remembered. [mocoloco]
Aha! I hate pulling down ironing boardsand then having to fold their screechy legs back up. Having one disguised as a mirror is a great idea that would save time and space. (Just figure out stability.) [Aissallogerot via Toxel]
You've always felt special, important to humanity. But when you look in the mirror, reality sets in. You're not even ugly, you're just mundane. The Glow Mirror will fix that.
Andrew Hicks is a mathematician. And he uses those math skills, coupled with a little computer algorithm assistance, to create mirrors that accomplish feats like reflecting text without turning the writing backwards.