DIY reigns in the virtual world. With so many old points of friction removed, we can freely and cheaply build our own blogs, e-books, and Web magazines. But making real, live stuff still seems like a slog reserved for those who know their way around a bandsaw.
Mimijumi's Very Hungry might be the best baby bottle ever, by which we mean the most accurate. It looks and feels exactly like a real boob.
Ones and zeroes gush like Grade A Crude not just from our electronics, but out of our ears and pores and split ends. Yet the more information there is, the less informed we seem to feel.
We race to keep up with the news, the news about the news, the feeds, the tweets, the posts, the inbox. But instead of feeling masterful, all-knowing, there's a dream-like fear that however fast we run, we're going to miss that surely-you-knew bullet train, only to be left babbling incoherently on a suddenly-deserted platform.
We just got word that Samuel Macon and Faythe Levine have uploaded a beautiful video documenting the process of creating this piece. Check it out below. ? Ed.
The Italian architect Simone Micheli has sent us images of his wacky new concept work for a recent design expo. They include: a sexy, spacey hotel (below) and a residential interior done up to look like it's infested with ladybugs. Complete with fake plants on the walls!
We've seen lots of examples of crowdsourced marketing and design efforts, and frankly these are usually awful. So we're a bit surprised to find ourselves saying that the new Chiquita brand campaign, which asked people to submit designs for the famed stickers that adorn Chiquita bananas, works pretty damn well.
If you're like us, you get buyer's remorse after almost every purchase. Could I have saved money? What if this Blu-ray player goes on sale next week?
Here's an infographic to help you out. Savings.com went and pulled a bunch of data about sales and discounts, across dozens of different product categories, and they crunched the numbers to figure out exactly when is the best time to buy: