The vast Turbine Hall at Tate Modern was thrust back into industrialism this weekend with one of the largest hackathons in London.
Sugru is pretty fantastic stuff. The sticky putty has so many applications they have engineers to find them all. Design engineer Alex Bygrave accepted the challenge to build possibly the greatest Sugru invention ever – a high powered water gun.
If you’re a big coffee drinker you’ll be familiar with the mountains of used coffee grounds you end up with after making espressos. I’ve always wanted to find a practical use for them. The Internet suggests using it to wash your hands, but.. nah.
To be original as a designer today is hard work. When things invented outweigh things seen designers can either plagiarise or give up. But little known to them are the systems and formulas successful artists use to generate ideas rapidly.
After a brief two and a half month wait my Pebble finally arrived on my desk in London. The spontaneous-purchase feeling had completely worn off and I was fairly disinterested in it after seeing dozens of Americans posting their’s online months ago. I opened the box anyway and wasn’t disappointed.
Faced with an incredible amount of university debt, extortionate rent costs and a highly competitive job market new professionals in tech have never had it harder. Thanks to a survey Mud has been conducting to find out how much freelance web designers and developers earn in the UK we can shed some light on another obstacle they must overcome – age.
In collaboration with POWSTER Bombay Bicycle Club have created a unique video which invites it’s viewers to subtly change what they’re seeing. By dragging left or right the people or props will switch around or change position. The effect is bizarre but engrossing and seems to encourage you to make the objects ‘dance’ in time to the music.
Students studying mechanical and electrical engineering at Olin College, USA have made the dreams of many a reality with their marshmallow shooter which tracks faces and aims for mouths.
As if the London New Years Eve firework display couldn’t abuse any more of your senses Vodafone, who is hosting it this year, in collaboration with Bompas and Parr are doing something different.
While inspecting a friend’s jelly shots (US: jello) for an upcoming party Jeroen Domburg noticed the bubbles which had been caught and held at various positions as the jelly had set. It gave him the awesome idea of suspending food dyes in a similar way to draw three dimensional shapes in the jelly.
roballoba over at Instructables has merged his love of remote control planes, photography and light effects to create something we’ve not seen before.