Students and teachers celebrated Monday at Dickinson High School in Milltown, Dela. They built a LEGO tower that’s 11 stories high! The tower measures 112 feet and 11.75 inches and is officially the tallest LEGO tower in the world, as affirmed by Guinness World Records. Students throughout the Wilmington, Delaware school district built sections of the tower, made up of about 500,000 donated Lego bricks.
It is a soft and flexible light shade made of foamed polyurethane. Soft Light can be placed in unused spaces like cavities in furniture and other places as an object that fills a void in one's living environment.
'The idea of designing a lamp, that is altered completely in its functionality only through its untypical and odd surface has been the first point of interest for me. To me it is fascinating how one little alteration (the softness) can really change the whole concept of a product that surrounds us.' German designer Simon Frambach states.
Ballerina Amélie Ségarra performs Javier Pérez's En Puntas, wearing a customized set of pointe shoes that extend beyond the toe box with a pair of sharp kitchen knives. The fact that Ségarra maintains her balance and even leaves her mark as she purposely scrapes the sharp-edged blades across the piano is both exhilarating and frightening to watch. The intense performance is made all the more gripping as the elegant dancer tiptoes closer to the edge, making it difficult to avert one's eyes.
The ladder by Gothenburg designer Charlie Styrbjörn features curving linked rungs. "I wanted to create a unique ladder for interior use with a high decorative value but still functioning as a good ladder should," said Styrbjörn.
BBC filmed a train journey from London to Brighton, squeezed into just four minutes. It shows the same exact train ride filmed in 1953, 1983 and 2013, to see how much has changed - and how much is still the same. Here's all three journeys side by side.
Seth Porges of Mashable examines Action Park, possibly the most dangerous New Jersey amusement park. The park opened in 1978 and thrilled visitors with its risky rides and lax rules. By 1996, a recession paired with mounting legal costs from personal injury lawsuits forced the park’s closure.