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In the 1990s, Marc Newsom designed the Apple retail store concept as imagined in this presentation video by Me Company.
Barrow (aka Utqiaġvik), Alaska is the northernmost city in the United States. It’s so far from most civilization that the grocery prices are astronomical. For example, a bag of frozen french fries is $17, cucumbers are $4.50 each, and a carton of orange juice is $12.
This is The Mall, opened in Huntsville, Alabama in 1966 and demolished in 1998. The footage above–collected by Highway Explorer in 1994 as this former retail haven was taking its dying breaths–could do quite well with a dark vaporwave (or mallwave) soundtrack. From Highway Explorer: This footage was shot on a very quiet Saturday night […]
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We’re all guilty of constantly staring at a variety of screens throughout the day. The only problem is that the blue light that’s emitted by most electronics — and even energy-efficient lightbulbs — is notoriously bad for our eyes and, subsequently, our health. Here are three glasses that offer superior protection for your eyes both […]
From OneDrive to Slack, there are numerous ways to store files online. Because many platforms offer a certain amount of free storage, it makes sense to mix and match. However, spreading your files across multiple apps can make things very confusing. Rethink Files offers a simple solution. By connecting to all your other cloud storage […]