Fire Fighters Of The Future Race To Save Their City

Image: Even in a technologically-advanced future, we’ll still need to put out fires.

An Inflatable Planetarium Where You Can Climb Into The Night Sky 

If you were one of the millions of people driving over London’s perpetually congested A13 highway in late November, you probably wouldn’t have noticed it: Below the underpass, an eerily glowing orb surrounded by crowds of people who seemed to be crawling in and out of it.

Incandescent Bulbs, 135 Years Ago And Today

On January 27, 1880, Thomas Edison was awarded a patent for an incandescent lamp. It was still two years before his first power grid would flicker to life in NYC, and Edison was living on the precipice of a new age. Oh, how things have changed.

The Many Haunting Forms Of Snow And Ice 

In light of today’s not-so-historic New York snowstorm, many of us have been left pondering the true nature of the white menace. Luckily, there are photographers like Paula McCartney who has made it her personal endeavour to reveal the many beautiful forms of snow and ice.

This Twitter Bot Creates Beautifully Abstract Images Out Of Your Tweets

You should tweet Lowpoly Bot a picture. Because when you do, you’ll get a wonderfully abstracted version sent right back to you.

Giant Circular Panorama Recreates The Hell Of Fire-Bombed Dresden

Seventy years ago, in one of the most controversial actions of World War Two, the British Royal Air Force (RAF) and the United States Army Air Forces (USAAF) dropped circa 4000 tons of high-explosive bombs and incendiary devices on Dresden. Only months before the end of World War II, in four fierce raids between 13 and 15 February the allied bombers obliterated over 1600 acres of the historic city centre, and the bombing and the resulting firestorm killed at least 25,000 German people.

Masterpiece Sticky Notes Let The Mona Lisa Remind You To Get Milk

A bright yellow sticky note attached to your monitor is supposed to serve as an impossible to ignore reminder of something that needs to get done. But what about when your monitor is covered in 30 sticky notes? They all start to blend together into one easily ignorable mass. But with the Mona Lisa smirking at you, you’ll never forget to pick up bread and milk after work.

Bad Graphic Design Puns For Designer In-Jokes

Spending hours labouring over an InDesign template can feel like thankless work, especially when your team of oh-so-gifted writers don’t understand the concept of a word limit. But at least while you’re shedding bitter tears for butchered layouts, these design puns will give you something else to groan about.

How A $12 Million Monet Was Repaired After Some Idiot Punched It 

Almost three years ago, an unhinged Irish gentleman named Andrew Shannon punched a 141-year-old Monet painting hanging in Ireland’s National Gallery. Argenteuil Basin with a Single Sailboat was ruined — or so it seemed.

Converse Is Now Wrapping Its Sneakers In Andy Warhol's Art

Taking inspiration from the artist who once screen-printed his own custom pair of Chuck Taylors, Converse has just announced its new 2015 All Star Andy Warhol Collection featuring a series of high-top and low-cut kicks wrapped in some of his most iconic soup-inspired pieces.