Archive for May, 2012

10 Wonderful Illustrations of Hope!

10 Wonderful Illustrations of Hope!

We love a creative arts project, especially when it’s for a good cause. To raise money for art supplies within the art room at Target House, a “home away from home” for families of children facing long-term treatment at St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, a project called Heartwork was formed. […]

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0 commentsMay 29, 2012 at 10:05 amLife Style

Giant Tree Made of 80 Different Types of Fabric!

Giant Tree Made of 80 Different Types of Fabric!

Standing 18 meters (or 46 feet) tall, is an awesome new tree sculpture made of 80 different types of fabric. The Baobab Tree, created by Pirate Technics, was inspired by Africa’s baobab tree, which is the oldest living specimen in Africa and has long been a symbol for community. Rings […]

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0 commentsMay 29, 2012 at 9:47 amDesign

Paper Patterns Form Lively Butterfly Sculptures

Paper Patterns Form Lively Butterfly Sculptures

This paper craft artist loves finding bits of paper, which would otherwise be tossed in the trash, and transforming them into these lively butterfly sculptures. A master of working with her hands, Rebecca Coles is “fascinated with the process by which three-dimensional decorative forms materialize out of flat sheets of […]

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0 commentsMay 29, 2012 at 9:24 amDesign

Health Benefits of Yoga [infographic]

Health Benefits of Yoga [infographic]

Yoga has quickly become a fad form of fitness. Yoga mats are seen everywhere, including Whole Foods Grocery Store and hip (and expensive) brands such as Lululemon sell high end yoga clothes that committed yogis are willing to shell out the big bucks for. Yoga is a great form of […]

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0 commentsMay 29, 2012 at 8:33 amHealth

Facebook User Numbers [infographic]

Facebook User Numbers [infographic]

As most of you may know, Facebook has been one of the quickest growing companies of all time. Not only does Facebook dominate the internet, but it has intertwined itself into our every day lives, both social and business. Originally Facebook started out being only for college students, but as […]

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0 commentsMay 29, 2012 at 8:19 amSocial Media

Dra-gun uses a power drill to mix and apply two-part liquids!

Dra-gun uses a power drill to mix and apply two-part liquids!

Inventor William Mace used to live aboard a small boat, where he tried his best to cast and mold custom parts. If you’ve ever worked with resins or other two-part materials, however, you’ll know just how messy and involved the process can be – the two component liquids have to […]

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0 commentsMay 29, 2012 at 7:50 amLife Style

Blue Origin conducts wind tunnel tests on its next-gen spacecraft design.

Blue Origin conducts wind tunnel tests on its next-gen spacecraft design.

           A depiction of Blue Origin’s Space Vehicle When it comes to spacecraft that may take the place of the now-defunct space shuttle, it would probably be fair to say that most people probably think of the SpaceX Dragon. It’s sometimes easy to forget, however, that SpaceX […]

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0 commentsMay 29, 2012 at 7:15 amScience

Ferrari’s heritage evident in the Italo high-speed train!

Ferrari’s heritage evident in the Italo high-speed train!

Nuovo Transporto Viaggiatori (NTV), a company founded by a group of entrepreneurs headed by the president of Ferrari, Luca Cordero di Montezemolo, has unleashed twenty five luxury high-speed trains on the Italian railways. This makes NTV the first private high-speed rail network carrier in the country and the first company […]

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0 commentsMay 29, 2012 at 6:41 amTechnology

New Kyocera smartphone transmits sound through vibrating screen.

New Kyocera smartphone transmits sound through vibrating screen.

Designed to overcome the frustration of listening to phone calls in noisy environments, Kyocera’s new URBANO PROGRESSO smartphone provides an alternative to the traditional speaker by transmitting sound through vibrations in the handset’s display screen. Developed by Kyocera and KDDI Corporation, the phone’s “Smart Sound Receiver” technology uses a piezo-electric […]

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0 commentsMay 29, 2012 at 6:02 amTechnology

The Les Paul Guitar Swimming Pool!

The Les Paul Guitar Swimming Pool!

Class, rock, blues and swimming pools don’t necessarily have to fit well together, but sometimes they do. Submerge yourself in the music, and check this out! The Canadian Aqua-Tech Company were responsible for designing and creating this swimming pool themed after the classic Les Paul brand. They had a passionate guitar collector for client who wanted […]

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0 commentsMay 29, 2012 at 5:13 amDesign