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An LED lantern that runs off heat energy from a candle may seem as pointless as an electric space heater powered by burning logs, but the Luminiser is just such a lantern. Created by Norwegian waste-heat reclamation company ThermTech, the Luminiser Lantern that's currently the subject of a crowdfunding campaign uses a tea candle to power an array of LEDs for up to six hours...Continue Reading
the berlin-based designer shigeki yamamoto launches 'play cabinet' — a piece from his series of works reminiscent of a construction kit for children.The post shigeki yamamoto’s plug and screw play cabinet imitates childhood construction appeared first on designboom | architecture & design magazine.
Thanks to the internet, a wealth of information is at our fingertips – although the flipside of that is that sensitive data is often vulnerable to eavesdropping and theft. Quantum encryption can make that literally impossible, and in a new demonstration of that kind of security, scientists have now used the Chinese satellite Micius to send quantum-encrypted data between China and Austria. The
bugatti developers have succeeded in designing a brake caliper that can be produced by 3D printing.The post bugatti develops world’s largest functional 3D printed titanium brake caliper appeared first on designboom | architecture & design magazine.
Photos: eBayFor you collectors out there, a very rare piece of photographic equipment just popped up on eBay. Officially dubbed the Rokuoh-Sha Type 89 "Machine Gun" Military Training Camera, this camera was made by Konishoruko (which later became Konica) for training Japanese airplane gunners during World War II.According to International Military Antiques and Photo Gear-Heads, these cameras woul
In this 2015 GDC talk, GlassLab's Erin Hoffman presents a new theory of "fun" by positing fun as shorthand for a very complex psychological process by which humans convert stress into satisfaction through insight. ...
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Known as the "hip hop architect", Michael Ford helps kids from minority backgrounds discover architecture through music. He spoke to Dezeen about the importance of black musicians like Kanye West and Pharrell Williams, who heavily promote their involvement in architecture, in improving diversity in the profession. Read more
After over a decade of innovation, excitement and deadline extensions, Google's Lunar XPrize is set to end anticlimactically with no winner. An announcement from Google recently suggested the upcoming March 31st deadline would not be extended and a subsequent update from the XPrize team confirmed that no entrants will launch in time, so the US$30 million prize will remain unclaimed...Continue
the dwelling has been designed to maximize natural light and ventilation, so that artificial light and air conditioning are not required. The post MW archstudio’s tree-filled house in vietnam is topped with a secluded roof garden appeared first on designboom | architecture & design magazine. is a social bookmarking place where you can share, find & discuss the best news around on most topics. We focus on hi-tech reviews, gadgets and geekery but we like almost anything that's awesome, appealing and thought-provoking! er6i9ds5mz

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