Downton Abbey Dowager Countess Cross-Stitch | Make:
Like pretty much all of my fellow geek crafters, I have now officially joined the cult of Downton Abbey. While rummaging through the internet looking for
Anatomical Cross-Sections Made with Quilled Paper by Lisa Nilsson
For her Tissue Series, artist Lisa Nilsson constructs anatomical cross sections of the human body using rolled pieces of Japanese mulberry paper, a technique known as quilling or paper filigree. Each piece takes several weeks to assemble and begins with an actual photograph of a lateral or mid-sagit
Watch the Chefs at Alinea Make an Edible Helium Balloon
Grant Achatz's Next and its ambitious elBulli menu may be getting tons of attention these days, but this video depicting the creation/consumption of an edible balloon shows Alinea's still got it....
Interactive Animation Brings Starry Night to Life
In what I can only describe as perhaps the most impressive application of openFrameworks I have ever seen, Petros Vrellis‘s interactive animation of Starry Night will surely blow your mind. Just when I thought that everything has been done, something like this pops up and knocks me off my pessimistic high-horse. As you can see in the video …
Does Facebook Have a Secret Paper Fetish?
On February 1, 2012, at exactly 5:02 p.m., the day Facebook announced it was finally going public, the company’s CEO, Mark Zuckerberg, posted a photogra...
Watchmaker Pimps The iPhone To Create New Way Of Telling Time
Nooka, known for its quirky and unique watches, has applied its style to a new iPhone app that allows you to display the time in a variety of face designs and customize the color of the interface. You can also look at the time in different places around the world, use a stopwatch and set an alarm.
Hit Social Media Site Has Something Special Facebook Doesn't
Pinterest's recent success, which flies in the face of so much speculation about social media fatigue and information overload, holds an important lesson...
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Ford Sneaks a Fake Swimsuit Model Into 'Sports Illustrated'
Sports Illustrated's annual swimsuit issue hits newsstands today. And while it's full of scantily clad models in bikinis, one young woman is not who she appears. As Creativity reports, a Ford print spread in the issue shows a beauty shot of the 2013 Mustang, along with a partial view of a model identified in the caption as "Dalena Henriques." There's no website address, but readers who are interested enough to Google her will likely end up on DalenaHenriques.com (mostly because there's…
Create Emoticons Using Your Own Facial Expressions
A new iPhone app, created by Takuto Onishi from Japan, can turn any portrait into an emoticon. Simply take a photo of yourself or a friend, and the Twikao app will automatically analyze the facial expression and create a special emoticon. It recognizes expressions such as happy, joy, excited, sad, angry, crying and just plain cute.
The wonderful and incredibly talented Kelli Anderson recently gave a talk at TEDxPhoenix. This morning, her talk went live for the world to see. Kelli is one of the most passionate, hardworking and…