"Ride like the wind" is one thing, but "ride a junk scooter at the wind's mercy" is another.
A few dozen of New York’s passenger elevators are still manually operated, forming a hidden museum of obsolete technology and anachronistic employment.
Arguably, for most applications we might imagine, wheels are the way to go.
You want fine control over your flame? You got it.
It's accessible *and* earthquake-safe.
The P-38's creator probably never imagined that the little can opener he devised during World War II would go on to become one of the 20th century's most useful and portable multi-tools.
A Patek Philippe 5170P costs a boatload more than a (still very expensive!) Omega Speedmaster Moonwatch. Does it justify the difference?
Eye tracking hardware and software — which has been used in many other industries like advertising, automotive design, and healthcare — hasn't been applied to architecture yet.
Make airports somewhere again.
This guy is by no means an expert artisan, but he's skillful enough to make something that looks pretty dang cool. And, perhaps more importantly, watching his process is exceedingly soothing.
"To be in a cockpit four meters off the ground, using your limbs to control the movements of a mech… it's disorienting, terrifying, thrilling, all at once."
Sure, you can sit on that bench. But you can't sit on it forever, and that's the whole idea.
The glory that you are currently beholding is one of the largest vintage child car seat collections in the world. Trust us, this is way more interesting than it sounds.
Just get a bucket of silver nitrate and pour it over some glass and voilà!
The designer and artist Tamiko Thiel gets her due in a new show at MoMA.
It all began in 1940 when the first Jeep was manufactured as a reconnaissance car in World War II.
For years, IBM has spoken in the language of Helvetica, an efficient, machine-like typeface designed to evoke a modernist sensibility. Today, the 109-year old company is freeing itself from the cold, modernist cliché and replacing Helvetica with a new corporate typeface called IBM Plex.
When Japanese engineers were stumped by the problem of designing a train that wouldn't cause a loud "tunnel boom," they looked to an unlikely source of inspiration: birds.
A lot of savvy thought goes into making each Nintendo game a delight. "Super Mario Odyssey" is no different — in fact, it might be the best example of the company's guiding design principles yet.
Keanu Reeves and his business partner, Gard Hollinger, own Arch Motorcycle, a hand-built motorcycle shop that uses all the latest goodies (including VR) to put out super-cool bikes. Whoa.
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