Polluted air has grown 8% globally in the past five years. Now, billions of people around the world are now exposed to dangerous air; this according to data from over 3,000 cities compiled by the World Health Organization.Continue Reading..
If you want to feel old, consider this: there are currently high schoolers who’ve never heard music on a CD; let alone a cassette tape. However, “what’s old is new again,” is a saying that happens to be true. Dallas-based company Mixxim brought the cassette tape into the 21st century with the MIXXTAPE.Continue Reading..
Decorating your home with wallpaper gives you a wide array of looks: from country charm to traditional warmth. However, design, art, and technology are all intertwined in this new electric wallpaper. Co-developed by wallpaper company Flavor Paper and design firm UM Project, sounds, lights and motions are combined in a decorative and playful display titled Conduct.Continue Reading..
The language barrier is the most common thing that many travellers can relate to. English may be an international language, but communicating with those who don’t speak it requires some skill. So when travelling to a country where your native language isn’t spoken, don’t expect to become fluent by the time you leave. Rather than frantically learning a few words from a dictionary, this novel earpiece could be a game changer for international travellers. Continue Reading..
It was revealed this month that Samsung has been granted a patent in South Korea for its smart contact lenses. It comprises a contact lens that houses a minute display, built-in camera, antenna and multiple sensors to detect movement via blinking. This sci-fi innovation is unfortunately only believed to be in its conceptual phase at the moment. Continue Reading..
Do you often procrastinate when you’re at work? You know you need to get the job done, but you’d rather surf the web looking at cat videos. If you need a shocking, expletive reminder to stop your idle web browsing during work hours, then you might want to download the following website blocker Chrome extension.Continue Reading..
Canadian artist Guy Laramée is a man of many talents; capable of directing, composing, fabricating instruments and of course, sculpting and painting. If you’re a lover of vintage books – someone who prefers the feel of paper as opposed to holding a reader – then you might want to shy away from this.Continue Reading..
The internet is full of useful information—and porn… lots of porn. But it’s also full of pointless information and ideas. For every energy-saving smart thermostat and weight-reducing fitness band, there’s a fork that tracks your chew rate, a cloud-connected bookmark, and an emergency pizza slice pouch. And that’s where the websites The Internet of Useless Things comes in.Continue Reading..