This week's roundup from here at NOTCOT.org includes carnivorous caterpillars, cartographic illustrations, solar flares and more.
A look inside the Volkswagen parking lot towers at Autostadt.
Our sundew has just about finished its insect prey, but you can see the whole process in time lapse through this clip from the Life of Plants.
Alan Sailer's incredible photography of exploding foods.
Elegant minimalist calfskin lanyards from Alice Park.
The C/Z House by SAMI arquitectos is tucked into the hillside of a Portuguese island.
Organ Jewelry by Anna Szabó made from concrete.
Niagara Falls in Motion, beautiful footage by Matthew Wartman.
Joel Cooper's incredible origami.
A look at the creatures under the Sea of the Canary Islands in Winter by Rafa Herrero Massieu.
Wouter van Buuren's stereographic projections.
Vera Wiedermann's dreamtime alarm clock powered by water
Big Drip by Daniel Arsham at OHWOW gallery in LA.
Beautiful underwater footage of endangered West Indian Manatees in Florida.
One Darnley Road's packaging for Pavilion Tea.
Lexon's Mini Totem, a tower containing everything you need for the office, tape, container, USB Hub, and a clock. Only thing missing here is a stapler.
Incredible NASA footage of a recent (January 19), M2.6-class Solar Flare which created an Earth-directed Coronal Mass Ejection.
Scott Campbell's new show Bless This Mess in Zurich.
Lurpak and Wieden+Kennedy are giving healthy food a bright and cheerful makeover with their new campaign for Lurpak® Lightest Spreadable. Ad directed by Dougal Wilson.
Vardapoteket identity scheme by Stockholm Design Lab.
Envisat image from ESA of a phytoplankton bloom swirling in a figure-of-8 in the South Atlantic Ocean.
Puppet Parade, fun interactive Kinect controlled puppets by Design I/O.
A collection of vintage Swiss stamps from the 1940s-70s.
Fläpps Folding Chair by Malte Grieb.
TA-ZE premium olive oil store in Toronto by Burdifilek.
Board of Awesomeness, a motorized Kinect controlled longboard from Chaotic Moon Labs.
A collection of Olympic non-events from Hat Trick.
Modern Pictograms from The Design Office.
Coffee time at L'Hotel de Vendome, Paris.
"Eat Me: Appetite for Design", the latest title from VICTION:ARY.
Striking architecture of the Sunwell Muse by Takato Tamagami and Be Fun Design.
Ougi-machi Global Pharmacy by Ninkipen, a narrow, but beautiful building tucked amongst towering neighbors.
Gorgeous high speed footage of a dove in flight.
Villa T in Ragusa, Sicily by Architrend Architecture.
Beautiful lightscapes by photographer James Reeve.
The new Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum opens in Boston. Stunning building by Renzo Piano.
Picnic, a picnic basket inspired storage unit by GamFratesi for Ligne Roset.
Earthflight, an incredible BBC series capturing the world from a bird's eye view.
Bâtiment (Building), a mirrored installation by artist Leandro Erlich that turns anyone into spiderman.
Incredible footage of carnivorous caterpillars in Hawaii.
The Evolution of Music Online from PBS Arts.
'Textonomy', the latest installation from Brian Dettmer will appear at the Toomey and Tourell Gallery in San Francisco next month.
The Bodum bistro Pour over coffee machine.
Subtly packaged limited edition cabernet sauvignon by mllongo studio.
Words Words Words at Selfridges. Love the word-a-coaster, part of the collaboration between It's Nice That and Stewdio.
Beautiful cartographic illustrations by Matthew Rangel.