GoDaddy has long been king of kings of domain registrars, and even when CEO Bob Parsons shot an elephant and crowed about it on video, most non-PETA-affiliated users didn’t flee. But when GoDaddy trumpeted its support of the Stop Online Piracy Act (SOPA), users took notice. SOPA was proposed by Rep. Lamar Smith (R-Texas), who probably has a lot in [...]
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ThinkGeek asks, “Do you miss the ’80s?” Well, please. Who doesn’t? Hence this delicious item: I don’t even use a mouse anymore, but I would if I could use this.
It’s time to get rid of your Death Star wallpaper and go for something more sophisticated. Italian illustrator and graphic designer Alberto Seveso poured ink into water and photographed it at high speed. What resulted are images that look like puffs of silk unfurling in an ethereal undersea universe. Seveso’s design work is pretty amazing in general. Check out the [...]
Isn’t this beautiful? It’s not actually a children’s toy, which is probably for the best since we don’t want to start our kids too early with the technological devices (right? right?). It was crafted for a magazine cover, and I’m relieved to hear it’s not a digital creation but something handcrafted by Kyle Bean and Thomas Forsyth. Bean is actually [...]
Now this is what technology should be used for: not doing away with print, but reinventing the way we experience it. Nothing is more annoying than a paper map, right? But realistically, sometimes it’s just what you want. It’s the folding and refolding and complex carpel tunnel-inducing origami that you don’t want. Crumpled City Maps are made out of durable [...]
It’s the job with the best perk in the world, but maybe not the best job security. You get to fly into space and be on top of the world. NASA has once again opened up the application process for astronaut jobs. I’ll be honest. I never thought an astronaut position would be online like any other job listing. It’s [...]
Wow, I feel so much better about myself, I can’t even tell you. In 2008, professional photographer Stephen Eastwood took 10 photos to demonstrate the way that focal length can make a huge difference in the way a face looks in portrait photography. It was part of a tutorial. For some reason, it’s making the rounds now, and it’s a [...]
There’s a 16-page pamphlet you can put inside the envelope that basically encourages Wall Street employees to rebel against their corporate overlords and live off the grid, albeit inside their offices. Sort of. It’s really funny. To print, go here.