This Music Company Uses Its Building To Visualize What Users Download

Sure, you can flip on Spotify anytime and hear what your friends are listening to. But what about seeing the music they're streaming? A new building for a Chinese music corporation in downtown Shenzhen has a reactive LED facade that "plays" the music its users are downloading in real time. » 4/25/14 2:20pm 4/25/14 2:20pm

HP Slashes Its WebOS Division By 500 Employees

HP handed out pink slips to employees in its webOS Global Business Unit on Monday. The computer company wouldn't say how many workers it was letting go, but rumors suggest over 500 people are now unemployed. [AllThingsD] » 9/19/11 11:20pm 9/19/11 11:20pm

These Are the Three Countries Who Don't Use the Metric System

As a reminder, these are the three countries who don't use the incredibly sensible metric system: Liberia, Myanmar and of course, the United States of America. U-S-A! U-S-A! Hell, we should all form some sort of alliance! Non US-people, feel free to tell us why we're dumb for not using the metric system. [Wikimedia » 3/26/11 11:00am 3/26/11 11:00am

BeoLab 11 Bass Unit Looks Produced by Robotic Ostriches

Bang & Olufsen has a farm of robotic ostriches in Denmark's platitudes, between Copenhagen and Billund. They feed them metal scrap and components, which they poop out in the form of these sleek bass units, the BeoLab 11. True story. » 4/15/10 12:40pm 4/15/10 12:40pm

The Unit: A Kitchen, Table, Fridge, and Bathtub All-in-One

When it comes to furniture design, finding a way to simultaneously maximize functionality and minimize size is all the rage these days. The "Unit" concept from Philippe Malouin falls neatly into that category with a design that combines a kitchen, table, refrigerator and a bathtub all-in-one. Not much information… » 4/01/08 9:00pm 4/01/08 9:00pm

iRiver Teaser Site Reveals Upcoming Super Player

There aren't many details on the iRiver teaser site, but from what we can make out, this "Life Unit" will have DVD, TV, PMP capabilities, WAN/LAN connectivity (Internet streaming?), slot loading CD/DVD inside an auto-sliding door, an SD slot and will act as an access point/charging station for other iRiver players. » 6/20/07 3:27pm 6/20/07 3:27pm