January 4, 2014

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- Love this idea for flat pack prefab backyard library.

- Passive aggressive commuter fashion – I need a few outfits like that.

- 15 coolest cat cafés (yep, that is an actual thing).

- Tech generation New Year’s Eve… how true.

- The ugliest house in America – designers and people with delicate senses, look away.

- 1968 Soviet cosmonaut survival kit – full of weapons, as of course it should be.

- Made me laugh - (Do It On My) Twin Bed.

- A stunning video of a jetman flying over Mount Fuji.

Have a nice weekend, everybody!

December 27, 2013

- Did you know that our galaxy had a peanut shaped core? I didn’t.

- This photo of Paris is impressive.

- Possibly the most satisfying experiment ever. Yay, science!

- A brilliant video about the industrial food production, mesmerizing and sad.

- Interesting. A light controlling system that creates a perfect ambiance.

- Now this is adorable – rainy pot.

Have a good weekend, everybody!

December 21, 2013

- An amazing video from a space station.

- Brilliant. Girls Who Read.

- Possibly the coolest escalator I’ve ever seen.

- The difference between empathy and sympathy aptly put and beautifully animated. Love Brené Brown…

- Impressive kinetic sculptures made via 3D printing.

- Stunning photo series – cloud forests in Czech Republic.

Have a nice weekend, folks!

December 14, 2013

- Inside the Mobile Phone – a fun interactive exhibition in Copenhagen.

- Wow infographic - Spear a thought for millionaires.

- Absolutely adorable animation – Wind.

- Very beautiful photo manipulations by Romanian artist Caras Ionut.

- Made me laugh - Drunk Tilted Room Sketch.

- A new twitter sensation - @FacesPics.

Have a nice weekend and stay warm, everybody!

December 7, 2013

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- Absolutely awesome project - discarded cameras turned into functional lamps.

- Interesting article about small houses with big impact (thank you, Heiner).

- Possibly the most beautiful umbrella I’ve ever seen. Wishlisted.

- Amazing photo series – the life of a Japanese grandmother and her odd-eyed cat.

- A chess set made out of micro planters – yes!

- A recording of crickets, when slowed down, sounds like a human choir. Mind = blown.

- A funny product video for a ring (via swissmiss).

Have a nice weekend, guys!

November 29, 2013

- These kids let their father color their drawings. The result is utterly cool.

- Compelling gender inequality campaign uses google search results.

- Mind-twisting design – Hermes boutique inspired by a butcher shop.

- Nikon microphotography competition 2013 results are in.

- Coin – absolutely brilliant idea of a modern credit card holder.

- This Volvo ad is epic.

Have a great weekend, everybody!

November 23, 2013

Leonardo Da Vinci’s piano is heard for the first time, after 500 years (what wouldn’t I give to play it).

- Lovely Maison USB hub by Suhyun Yoo.

- How to make a perpetual paper airplane.

- These bike lights are seriously neat.

- Beautiful and sad mandalas made out of dead bees.

- A nomadic chair – a great idea for a small dwellings.

- 12 very unusual towers (thank you, Bosko)

- Tissue animals – a stunning animation by Fuyu Arai.

Have a nice weekend, guys!

November 15, 2013

- An amazing synthesis of old and new – a modern house inserted inside a historic 18-century shell.

- If you haven’t read Laurie Anderson’s farewell to Lou Reed - you should.

- Possibly the most beautiful murmuration video I’ve seen – A Bird Ballet.

- What a cool idea – temporary plastic bubble house.

- AR Ware – this product should definitely exist.

- Did you know that Chinese takeout containers fold out into plates? I didn’t.

- Yes, there is a tumblr blog for that too – hot men vs. cats in similar poses.

- Stunning space footage - Canyon of Fire on the Sun.

Have a pleasant weekend, everybody!

November 9, 2013

- Recently Kickstarted – a modular kit to transform empty storefronts into pop-up shops. Very cool idea!

Ten of the tiniest apartments for sale in NY.

- Geeky meets cutesy - Thomas Kinkade incorporated Star Wars characters into his pictures.

- Funny anti-communist propaganda posters (especially funny for me, for I grew up seeing the anti-capitalist ones in Russia; they were almost the same).

- Adorable. Fleeting glimpses of love on the NY subway.

- Great science animation! Stephen Hawking’s big ideas made simple.

- This foam clouds installation is stunning!

- Beautiful short film about calligraphy - Forging the Future with the Tip of the Pen.

Forgive the delay, folks, I’m in the process of moving to a new apartment. Enjoy your weekend!

November 1, 2013

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- Possibly the best looking patisserie shop I’ve seen to date.

- My friend Joe of the great Bookofjoe blog spotted this stunning trailer (and even had a look inside).

- Love these playful plates by Duncan Shotton.

- Simply wow. A 15th century cathedral transformed into a modern bookstore.

- An amazing view of a bike jump.

- Have been hypnotized by this picture all day.

- The end of Starbucks? A cool concept for a digitalized barista kiosk.

- A new to-do app that holds a lot of promise (I’m still loyal to my teuxdeux though).

Have a pleasant weekend, ladies and gents!