The web was a lot less slick in the mid-90s. Font choices were limited and designers were trying to figure out how best to use the new medium. The Web Design Museum has screenshots of 1990s and early 2000s versions of Amazon, eBay, CNN, Disney, and other sites that look like they were designed by an enthusiastic 13-year-old with a GeoCities account.
Ikea's Obegränsad lineup, allegedly heading to stores this fall, includes a turntable designed with Swedish House Mafia. The OBEGRÄNSAD record player celebrates the timeless joy of the listening experience with vinyl records. The record player has a sleek, minimal style and works with the ENEBY speaker. "The solid, chunky design gives the player a presence… READ THE REST
Behold the DeLorean Alpha EV, the first vehicle from the revived DeLorean Motor Company! Emma Roth at The Verge: The Alpha 5 could come with a 100kWh battery, offering an estimated 300 miles of range and a top speed of 155mph. DeLorean indicates these specs will belong to the "base" performance model, but there isn't… READ THE REST
Faced with a surplus of metal pipes, the city of Sheffield in England held a contest to decide what to do with them. Thus was born the standard bicycle rack, with two bends and perhaps a crossbar. Many have tried to improve upon it, writes brixton hatter, but all have failed. Simple, cheap, easy to… READ THE REST
Nearly everyone has scrolled through Instagram only to find an ad for the hotel they were just talking about 10 minutes earlier. Whether it was just a coincidence or you were "being listened to" is always up for debate. Still, it's hard not to feel uneasy knowing someone or something is potentially using your info to manipulate… READ THE REST
Even with today's massive array of innovative gizmos and gadgets at your disposal, getting your hands on professional-grade tech for your home can be a little tricky, not to mention quite expensive. And if you've ever searched for quality audio tools for your home studio, you likely have experienced this frustration. Whether you write and record your own… READ THE REST
Did you know that 70% of the oxygen we breathe comes from the ocean, specifically tiny plant-like plankton called Pyrocystis? Well, what if you can grow those tiny Pyrocystis in your own home and enjoy the benefits? Now, that's a possibility, thanks to PyroFarms. For several years, the citizen scientists at PyroFarms have been growing dinoflagellates Pyrocystis. Their mission is to "bring nature's natural wonder, beauty,… READ THE REST