Eco Monday: Swing, an Energy-Generating Art Installation in Portugal

Eco Monday: Swing, Energy Generating Art Installation in Portugal

This fun public art installation in Portugal proves that you do not need an expensive and complicated solution to complex problems. Our Eco Monday feature is called Swing, and is a low-tech energy-generating art installation built by Oporto and Berlin-based design collective, Moradavaga. Made out of rudimentary materials like wood pallets and hemp rope, energy is … Read more

8 Imaginative and Unique Staircases

8 Imaginative and Unique Staircases

Staircases are seen by most as a necessary utility in homes and other buildings, and as a result, are often plain, boring, and ignored. Due to the amount of space they typically take up, stairs have a lot of untapped potential – they can act as a canvas for something truly inspired and accent the … Read more

Trampoline Bridge in Paris by Atelier Zündel Cristea

Paris has plenty of bridges – enough to satisfy the travel needs of drivers and pedestrians throughout the city – but French architecture firm Atelier Zündel Cristea would like to add just one more. They intend to give Parisians an extra spring in their step. The concept? A bridge composed of giant trampolines to span the Seine River. … Read more

VIDEO: Daily Orbit – Meteor Shower Expected

10-19-12: On this episode of the Daily Orbit, a meteor shower you won’t want to miss, a prehistoric fish answers questions about the origins of teeth, and smartphone sales reach one billion. Thanks for checking us out. Please take a look at the rest of our videos and articles.   To stay in the loop, … Read more

8 Goosebumps Redesign Concepts in Honor of R.L. Stine’s Birthday

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The notorious Goosebumps book franchise turned twenty years old earlier this year. Now it’s time to celebrate the birthday of Goosebumps creator R.L. Stine. The most important literary figure of our youth was born on October 8, 1943. That’s pretty surprising to anyone who’s ever had the pleasure of bumping into Stine near his Manhattan home. … Read more

Movie Friday: Skyfall & James Bond 50th Anniversary Posters

James Bond 50th Anniversary Skyfall Posters

October 5, 2012 is Global James Bond Day, commemorating the 50th anniversary of the James Bond film franchise. Worldwide events have been planned for the rest of October to celebrate Bond’s golden anniversary. Christie’s in London has organized a global online and live charity auction, the Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) in New York has … Read more