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I will bet you several internet points that you didn't know Ice Cube was an architecture student before he started rapping! Correct — the dude is a true renaissance man. Watch him geek out over The Eames House.
And you thought having to turn into a '70s Beetle was bad enough — yes, I'm looking at you Bumblebee. Just imagine going from folding chair to shipping label. I guess that's one way to infiltrate the Decepticon's base.
First, there was Neil. Then it was Buzz. And then there was Futura, which, unlike Neil and Buzz, stayed behind in Mare Tranquillitatis as part of a plaque commemorating humanity's first landing on the Moon:
Despite the name, Michael Young's Hacker Watch is as inspired by the industrial 21st century cyberpunk aesthetic as it is something more ancient and opulent—almost like a sundial built as a tribute to Helios.
Worrying about choosing the right speakers to match the aesthetics of your room is certainly a first world problem, but that doesn't make People People's transparent speakers any less lustworthy. They need to get these into production ASAP.
By using an intricate resin spoke system, Bridgestone's new airless tyre provides the same level of shock absorption as an inflated tire, without you having to worry about monitoring air pressure or changing a flat ever again.
Working in a shed doesn't sound like an upgrade from a depressing cubicle. But the spired roof of this Tetra-Shed will make it feel like you work in a private alpine lodge, even without a fireplace or comfy bearskin rug.
The first time I saw a JVC Videosphere with my own eyes was at a flea market a couple of years ago. I nearly lost my shit at its retro-future goodness and was hellbent on bringing it home with me. Unfortunately, my wallet didn't agree.
If you think the police are going to seriously investigate your reports of office supplies going missing while you're at lunch, you'll need this tiny crime scene tape to protect the evidence until the CSIs arrive.
Yes, you may joke -- not that many people have actually scored for England -- but fitting 36 footballer's names on one stud is a pretty impressive feat. Graham Short, master metal engraver, has to take beta blockers and inject botox to get the job done.
Living in a tiny flat is no longer an excuse for living off of Super Noodles. Philippe Starck has created a complete kitchen that exists inside a set of rotating towers, complemented by a sink and range equipped dining table.
Using the same technology as biometric systems that capture fingerprints, Jason Giddings has created a drool-worthy glass keyboard and mouse with multitouch functionality. But he's turned to Kickstarter to fund the prototypes and software needed to make it all work.
Your sketches and notes will carry a lot more weight if they're created with this squat mechanical pencil that's made from actual hand-poured concrete. You'll just want to make sure you're not the type who likes chewing on the end.
You'd think there isn't much room for innovation when it comes to delivering emergency rations to refugees and disaster victims, but that's not quite the case. UNICEF has tapped design firm Psychic Factory to develop an aid package that not only carries food and water, but also helps build a shelter.