Inside CERN, vivid, many-voiced account of the life of the group of researchers and scientists who run the particle accelerator at CERN in Geneva. By photographer Andri Pol.
3 Germans started an International Secret Santa Coffee Exchange. It's easy: share a package of local third wave coffee and receive a package in return. Join until December 15. [Ed's Note: NOTCOT's in!]
Grid, designed by Christopher Bauder for Tetro is a kinetic light installation composed of 50 triangles and 150 LED strips.
Orikomi Handmade Origami Lighting by blaanc.
Bunker 599. RAAAF and Atelier de Lyon split a concrete bunker from the 1940s to create a visitor center in the Netherlands.
First came the Scratch Maps ~ now there's a pop up cardboard Scratch Globe! Scratch off all the places you've been...
Bulbs on bases of salvaged Eastern White Pine with details of its origin. SoPo Electric is selling remnants of the Lower Manhattan blackout, and proceeds going back to local businesses.
Nice Pelican on this Mollusk Surf Shop Hat
Zimoun’s Cardboard Headphones made with cotton balls and dc motors.
This year's Android Mini Special Edition Holiday Ornaments in blue and red from Dead Zebra.
Handmade in Spain using recycled sails from around the world, or your own sails, each chair is unique and carries its own history on the sea. Design by Dvelas.
Epic Verizon Droid Commercial - 48 Hours, featuring Edward Norton. "Just your average karaoke-blasting, great escaping, ferret-winning 48-hours."
Origami Bellows Candy Box. Transforms from a cylinder to a serving tray, with an integrated handle, simply by twisting open.
Toothbrush byDEFAULT, matches your modern lifestyle and brushing needs with subscription heads, smart vibration motors, customizable handles, hygienic travel mount cap.
The W+K Goodness 2014 Wall Calendar is here!
Target always has fun holiday gift cards ~ this year they teamed up with HexBug (for their dog on a sleigh!) and Pez!
'Mont Penrose' concrete centerpiece by French designer Jean-Sébastien Poncet.
The Mieru Record with Otowa is a manga that is 'read' with music through a mini mechanical organ.
The tale of a fake x-mas tree that wants be real. A new chapter of the story is posted daily on a Pinterest advent calendar. Work created by DARE in Vancouver.
This elegant origami Christmas tree is made by folding up eight pieces of paper. Make your own by recycling paper from work!
Save money. Save time. Save Christmas. Ever wondered how to ask friends and family to ditch the holiday gift exchange? Xmas Truce can help. Created by Todd Grinham.
By 2023 we are all going to be eating bugs as part of our regular diet, if Copenhagen’s famed Nordic Food Lab has its way.
This new metro station in Leipzig, Germany, by Swiss architect Max Dudler comprises a 140 metre-long tunnel situated 20 metres below ground made up of illuminated glass blocks.
The Pop Dongle by Pop Secret: The First-Ever Smellable Mobile Game. Smell it while you play! By Deutsch Los Angeles and Deeplocal.
Once Upon A Beast // 2014 Ink Calendar by Hillary Kupish
Topshop Bloom by NEON - A large scale kinetic installation based at Tosphop's Flagship store on Oxford Street for Xmas 2013
'The Shed' is a temporary venue for the National Theatre on London’s South Bank designed by architects Haworth Tompkins.
Blake Fall-Conroy's Minimum Wage Machine allows anybody to work for minimum wage. Turning the crank will yield one penny every 5.7 seconds, £6.31 an hour, the UK minimum wage.
ITS-A-BOB is a device that transforms balloons into playful art objects.
Holiday cocktails, Wired style.
House I from Hiroyuki Shinozaki with beautiful ribbed interiors.
Popular Science's Brief History Of Octopi Taking Over The World.
POOL present the "Contrepoids" tables and the "Maillet" lamp as part of the Cabinet de Curiosités de Thomas Erber / Kitsuné in the Avant /Garde diaries project space.
A Four Cable Drawing Machine by David Bynoe created for the Telus Spark Science Centre in Calgary, Alberta.
Cute packaging from Shuttle Studio for Tidda Wooden Christmas Tree.
Beautifully camouflaged insects and spiders capture by Nicky Bay.
The Fieldstone House in Wisconsin by Bruns Architecture.
Fried Cinnamon Apple Rings, fun to make, fun to eat
Drop Kicker - "Providing a healthy dose of pessimism" - a fun read, particularly this post about how "Kickstarter project creators like to quote people who summarize their words"
Starbucks recently opened a new store in the historic New Orleans French quarter, inspired by the city’s rich history as a coffee trading port and its unique artistic spirit.
On packaging lust ~ love how much more attractive Stumptown makes all the usual chemex, aeropress, filters, etc.
Rubble Whale Mural by Richard Moore.
For the 'superior arts and crafts Paristech school' the architectural firm of Patrick Mauger redesigns two of the halls of the Paris technology campus.
Cyclique is a light and sound installation composed of a matrix of 256 balloons inflated with helium and equipped with LED lights.
Ratio Eight Coffee Machine by Mark Hellweg.
Chrome Industries has a fun holiday gift wrap option - Salvage Holiday Gift Bag, a re-purposed GI Laundry Bag with their Winged-Lion overprint