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There's a moment you reach in every Jenga game, when the weight of an entire tower balances precariously on a single middle block. A moment where everything can be ruined by a particularly violent cough. Residents of Dutch architecture firm MVDRV's new skyscraper in Vienna will live in perpetual fear of that moment. Read more >
For the opening of its latest store in Hangzhou, China, Apple drafted in calligrapher Wang Dongling to paint a stunning mural for the front of the store. Watch this wonderful video of it being designed. Read more >
Microsoft has made mistakes. It knows this. But as the company proved today at its Windows 10 launch event, it's also not going to stop pushing user interface design into the future. It's just getting smarter about it.
Click through to watch this excellent supercut, which includes clips of every time "machines, doors, screens, levers, knobs and buttons" are used in Star Wars: A New Hope. It's maximum geekery, but also very cool.
While rubber itself has been around for centuries, elastic bands were only officially patented less than two centuries ago. Here now is a brief history of the humble, yet incredibly useful, elastic band.
Most CV designs — two pages of 12-point blah — don't exactly scream, "Giz us a job!" That's why Norwegian designer Vidar Olufsen put all his details in a folder styled like a top-secret government dossier. Everyone wants to know about the hidden stuff.