Data visualization pioneer Ed Turfte explains how a well designed graphic can change how we perceive information. It's known that our brains can't digest a big matrix of numbers and then come out with some conclusion to it that easily. In fact, we're more designed to spot and recognize patterns.
Fan of the classic SLRs? Then check out Clare's Wyoh Tumblr. It's got some Nikon schematics that are pure art. She scanned a few illustrations from some old manuals and posted them for all of us to check out.
Dieter Rams introduced a reengineered version of one of his lesser known masterpieces - the modular 620 Chair program. It was Rams' second Vitsœ product, arriving two years after the 606 Shelving System made its debut.
Kwikset announced Thursday their Bluetooth-enabled deadbolt lock that pairs up with your iPhone 4S or iPhone 5. The Bluetooth Smart-Ready tech communicates with the lock, making it receptive to your touch and no one else's.
An old device, over 200 years old, is now making a comeback thanks to Kickstarter. Camera lucida was patented in 1806. It was a common optical drawing tool that helped artists accurately sketch objects. But it later fell out of use.
Sex apps are aplenty. You download them. Giggle. Get inspiration for a new position to try. And sometimes end up doing it, but most of the time resort back the ways you and your partner are used to. This app on the other hand, gives you a a to-do lists of sexual positions.
The Pioneer PL-4 remains to be a popular turntable, and it has been for more than three decades since its introduction. Watch this video from Light & Heavy, mixing vintage style shots with Mario Moretti's "In Love With Nebula,". Can you say you don't want it now? Check it out below: [LXH - Vinyl Engine]
If we ever get back to the Ice Age again, we can be hopeful that this mashup of Volkswagen and Star Wars could provide us a means of transportation.
Designed by Craig Callum, a Denmark-based LEGO design lead, you'll see a classic Volkswagen van on top riding on the legs of an AT-AT. It's got them weapons too. Will the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles please use this? [Flickr]
Coca-Cola placed a vending machine in Shanghai's most romantic park. The vending machines are equipped with Coke bottles that were hard to open. Women who wanted to quench their thirst would need the help of someone manly enough (or strong), to open them. Sparks fly. Love is in the air.
Don't want to be dealing with wires getting tangled everywhere? Then check out SoftBank's new Itomaki AC adapters. They are shaped like a thread spool to let you wind your cable around so that 'neat and tidy' is your mantra.
Everyone loves the Internet. But what is it doing to our brains? Epipheo created this lovely little animation describing the thoughts of Nicholas Carr, author of 'The Shallows: What the Internet Is Doing to Our Brains'.
If you've got a craving for some pizza, this 99 cent app will use a compass to find a pizza place for you. The app, which hit the App Store earlier this month, points you in the direction of the nearest pizza joint.