onesecond.designly.com visualizes one second on the internet. A lot happens in designer Steve Lewis's depiction of the digital world, and most of it is on Facebook and Google properties, as you would expect. But a lot of that is trivial behavior; Dropbox and Skype are the meat of the medium, the infrastructure, the dark matter.
The totality of stuff made by humans and currently in-use, from forks to cars to buildings, is likely to now outweigh all of the plants, animals, bacteria, and other living things on Earth. According to researcher from Israel's Weizmann Institute of Science published in the journal Nature, "In the year 2020 (±6), the anthropogenic mass,… READ THE REST
Studio Cult sells a large enamel pin in glorious effigy of MS Paint for $18. 3" x 2 5/8" metal alloy with 3 pins on reverse side Thickness varies from 2mm – 3mm 28 soft enamel colors Silk screen button elements Laser engraved menu text Large screen enamel protected by an epoxy layer You can… READ THE REST
"Radical ecology" has come to mean a kind of left-wing back-to-the-landism that throws off consumer culture and mass production for a pastoral low-tech lifestyle. But as the brilliant science journalist and Marxist Leigh Phillips writes in Austerity Ecology & the Collapse-Porn Addicts: A Defence Of Growth, Progress, Industry And Stuff, if the left has a future, it has to reclaim its Promethean commitment to elevating every human being to a condition of luxurious, material abundance and leisure through technological progress. READ THE REST
Okay, so you're not the best cook, but we all have our flaws. And at least your creations are edible, right? Sure, that recipe for peanut butter and jelly chicken wasn't the best option to feed a dinner party, but it surely could have been worse than just a mild case of the runs after.… READ THE REST
We as humans run the gamut in super weird food allergies, from gluten to seafood (and, consequentially, cicadas apparently), but your precious pet may also be allergic to a host of other foods you're unknowingly feeding them. Everything from proteins to wheat could be causing your critter distress unbeknownst to you, and that's pretty scary.… READ THE REST
For as long as humans have existed, the cosmos has fascinated us. The endless sea of stars has birthed countless stories that have inspired and enthralled us for ages. After all, how could something so vast and unknown not spark some creativity? Now, it's the inspiration behind what will soon be your new home makeover.… READ THE REST