Discovered yesterday at the London Comica Comiket show at the Bishopsgate Institute, Isabel Greenberg's marvellous austerity-ready posh bookshelves, kitchen shelves and mantelpieces, these being long fold-out illustrations filled with fancy items, high-minded literature, and positional goods that you can use to cover up your shabby personal effects and trashy books. Isabel's website is only displaying the bookshelf and kitchen shelf, and not the mantelpiece (which is a shame, because I think it's the best of the series -- I bought one!).
I am working on a series of concertina 'Fold Out-Fold up' products. So far I have a kitchen and a bookshelf. The idea is that you fold them out to cover anything shame full you might have behind. So if you have an embarrassing book case with lots of Mills and Boon or the Twilight books or something, you fold out my book shelf cover and put it in front! The kitchen one has lots of foodie feastables and you can pop it over your kitchen shelf when you have nothing but pot noodles and stale crackers.
Thinkgeek’s $150 Bluetooth Communicators are based on 3D scans of a prop communicator; pair it with your phone and clip it to your belt: when you get a ring, the psychedelic hypno-disc in the middle will spin prettily, flick it open and start talking.
Harrison Young devised a miraculously cool “fiber-reinforced actuator” — a gripping robot-hand that can get traction on irregularly shaped, heavy objects, without any 3D printed parts and without any power-supply!
I first read George RR Martin’s 1982 vampire novel Fevre Dream as a young teenager, around the time I was also discovering Anne Rice and a host of other “contemporary” vampire novels who were reinventing the genre; now, decades later, I’ve been transported anew to the slavery-haunted riverboat where Joshua York and Abner Marsh tried to tame the ancient vampire before it was too late.
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The realm of web development is constantly evolving. New platforms, languages, and processes materialize all the time, so staying on top of all that innovation is a tall order.Whether you’re brushing up on new tricks, starting from scratch, or just looking to make your own website a little jazzier, Rob Percival’s new Complete Web Developer Course 2.0 (now […]
Folks used to rely on alarms to protect their home – and before that, the family dog. Now, anyone looking to guard their homes can choose from some high-tech options, including the Amaryllo iCamPRO FHD Home Security Camera (now just $219 in the Boing Boing Store).In fact, this 2015 CES “Best of Innovation” award-winner boasts so many features, it’s […]