"Inspired by the earlier Bling Bling medallion, artist Tjep layers the wheels and gears of clockwork to form the hearts that make up a new series of pendants and timepieces."
Clockwork Love builds further on the Bling Bling pendant designed by Tjep. for Chi Ha Paura...? Launched in 2002, it was constructed from several layers of overlapping logos. Clockwork Love is a jewelry collection evenly and consistently combining a great multitude of graphic elements in a multitude of layers. The main body of this collection presented in Gallery Ra in Amsterdam consists of 6 timepieces expressing different 'heart moods' through the liberal use of symbolic references, the collection of pendants link up to such themes as fragility, passion, uncertainty and desire.
At first glanse, this image looks like a photo of a tiger's face. Look again, you'll notice that the tiger's face is actually painted on the back of three women. Cool, by body painter Craig Tracy. Entitled “The Last South China Tiger”, this project is part of Save China’s Tigers‘ efforts to protect the remaining striped felines in China. Craig creates a new bodypainting to help save the most endangered tiger in the world.
The RITMO Prenatal Musical System($100) will help your baby to head the music. "Ritmo is the most advanced and complete system delivering quality and SAFE sound to prenatal listeners and their moms. Anything you can play in your mp3 player can be played for your baby, enabling Mom and baby to share the sensory and emotional experience. Researchers have demonstrated that reactive listening begins at 16 weeks, when your wee geek-to-be is roughly the size of a tasty avocado."
Finally Apple iPad is official today. The Apple iPad is designed to be used for email, web browsing, photos, video, music, games and eBooks, the iPad using the iPhone OS 3.2, so it can aslo run most current iPhone apps. Featuing a 9.7-inch Multi-Touch screen, on screen keyboard, WiFi. Bluetooth 2.1, 16-64GBs of storage, and an incredible 10 hours of battery life. And it has a new app, called the iBooks(like Kindle?), you'll be able to buy and download books to read. The iPad is also available in a 3G version, $15 a month for 250MB of data or $30 a month for unlimited data. Watch the Official Apple iPad Video, here.
This is mainly an experimentation with soft bodies using toxi's verlet springs. The data refers to the evolution of the top 4 maritime empires of the XIX and XX centuries by extent. The visual emphasis is on their decline.
The HULC is a completely un-tethered, hydraulic-powered anthropomorphic exoskeleton that provides users with the ability to carry loads of up to 200 lbs for extended periods of time and over all terrains. It also described as ‘wearable robot’s’, developed by Lockheed Martin for soldiers and military personnel.
Dear Van Gogh Mug by Mike Mak Design. The Dear Van Gogh is a silicon mug integrated with a realistic flexible ear, the ear can be twist or pull hard. "It could replace the punishment from MUM/ Wife / Girlfriend And it is a good listener to keep your secrets and grumbling. You can also customize it with your favourate earrings."
Gregory deGouveia has bulit a bike with awesome car wheels! Said Degouveia, "The Kitten took me about a week for the frame and wheels. The headlights and brakes took about another week. The Kitten was built because the wheels were free. It's excessive and inefficient — it's sort of the anti-bike."
The BookBook($80) is a Hardback Leather MacBook Case, which is designed to look like a hardback book. It turns your Macbook into a Leather-Bound Book. "BookBook is a one-of-a-kind, hardback leather case designed exclusively for MacBook and MacBook Pro. Available in Classic Black or Vibrant Red, BookBook brings three levels of security to your prized Mac. First, the hardback cover and spine provide solid protection from the rigors of the road. Second, the vintage book design disguises MacBook for superior security. And third, the stylish case protects you from being like everyone else because BookBook is totally original, just like you. "
NASA Designs a One-Man electric Puffin. On the ground, the Puffin is designed to stand on its tail, which splits into four legs to help serve as landing gear. Conceptual design focusing on the ability of a redundant electric propulsion system to provide new capabilities for Vertical Takeoff and Landing aircraft. "Is it possible for a one-person electric plane to take off vertically and fly 300 mph? NASA says yes, and shows us how it's done with Puffin, a single-passenger aircraft that's 10 times quieter than the most hushed helicopters. The design, accomplishing the same goal as a jetpack with a cockpit, could be the closest man has ever come to flying like a bird. Using today's technology, Puffin can cruise for 50 miles, but aerospace engineers at NASA say that range could triple by 2017." [ Note: ] The video has no audio.
Sony Ericsson has annoucned a Symbian system smartphone, the Sony Ericsson Vivaz.. It features S60 5th Edition system, 8.1 megapixel autofocus cam with image stabilization, face detection, and 720p video capture(wow cool), a 3.2-inch WVGA touchscreen(640x360), FM radio, AGPS, WiFi, TV-out at VGA resolution. It'll be available in four colors: Moon Silver, Cosmic Black, Galaxy Blue, and Venus Ruby. And it will launch this quarter in both North American and global 3G variants with quadband EDGE. It looks pretty!
We all have a special gift, something that sets us apart from everyone else. Here, for the first time, is the shocking true story of Alice a girl whose heart is as big as the water-storing hump on her back.