You Can Customize This Desk's Modular Cages In Countless Ways

If something I own is not in my direct line of sight, it's likely that I won't remember it exists; this is a common excuse I use for why my apartment is never particularly tidy ("I need to see everything, all at once!"). This also might be why I love the look of this Grid System by Ying Chang, where what you pile in… » 7/01/14 5:40pm 7/01/14 5:40pm

Grid Has The Organization Of A Spreadsheet Without Those Pesky Number

I've definitely used Excel for some wordy stuff. It's not blasphemous exactly, but making charts full of apartment listings, square footage, amenity notes, broker e-mail addresses, and links to photos doesn't really make use of Excel's formula wielding, number crunching prowess. But a former Excel developer who knows… » 8/04/13 1:01pm 8/04/13 1:01pm

Harness The Magic Of Magnets To Stop Cables From Sliding Off Your Desk

A strategically placed binder clip or a chunk of cinderblock are both cheap and easy ways to stop unused nuisance cables from falling off your desk. But why settle for those eyesores when the MOS, or Magnetic Organization System, provides a far more elegant way to tether all your wires? » 1/24/13 5:40pm 1/24/13 5:40pm

Hallucinating Robots Make the Best Interior Designers

We humans are already kind of afraid of robots, so here's a good idea: what if we make them trip balls and hallucinate imaginary people everywhere? Seems like it would drive them to madness and make them turn on us even faster, but researchers at Cornell University's Robot Learning Lab think it will make them better… » 6/24/12 12:00pm 6/24/12 12:00pm