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  • Skeleton Couple Still Holding Hands After 700 Years

    By Ben on Fri Oct 3 2014 |
    Skeleton Couple Still Holding Hands After 700
    Gear | News
    From Discovery: The skeletal remains of two lovebirds were uncovered, after being locked in a romantic embrace for the past 700 years.
    Archeologists found the happy couple holding hands in an earthen grave during an excavation of a "lost" chapel in Leicestershire, England, researchers reported Thursday (Sept. 18).
     "We have seen similar skeletons before from Leicester where a couple has been buried together in a single grave," Vicki Score, University of Leicester Archaeological Services (ULAS) project manager, said in a statement.
      

    Gigantic Anglepoise Lamp

    By Ben on Fri Oct 3 2014 |
    Gigantic Anglepoise Lamp
    Home | Lighting
    A scaled-up reproduction that reaches 8 feet tall at its maximum height. Share the light.
    $3,750.
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    Danny Macaskill: The Ridge

    By Ben on Sat Oct 4 2014 |
    Gear | Sport
    Danny climbs aboard a mountain bike and returns to his native home of the Isle of Skye in Scotland to take on a death-defying ride along the notorious Cuillin Ridgeline. Cool
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    New sailboat technology uses a wing instead of a sail

    By Ben on Sat Oct 4 2014 |
    Gear | Tech
    Sailing is 7,000 years old, but you've never seen a sail like this. It's designed to reduce our fuel usage and help save the earth.
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    FollowMe Portable and rechargeable Lamp

    By Ben on Fri Oct 3 2014 |
    FollowMe Portable and rechargeable Lamp

    FollowMe Portable and rechargeable Lamp
    Home | Lighting
    FollowMe is a portable and rechargeable table lamp that can be taken wherever you go. Designed by Inma Bermúdez.
    "Because of its small, warm, and self-contained character, it is ideal both indoors and outdoors. The oak handle beckons you to pick it up. Compact and small, it almost looks like a personal accessory. With a swinging lampshade made of white polycarbonate, it boasts a fresh, luminous look. "
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    Volkswagen 3D Latte Art

    By Ben on Fri Oct 3 2014 |
    Volkswagen 3D Latte Art
    Gear | Other
    Latte artist Kazuki Yamamoto create a 3-D Latte Volkswagen Beetle on a coffee collaboration with Volkswagen Japan. Cool
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    Ed, a Hyper-Realistic CGI Model of a Man by Artist Chris Jones

    By Ben on Sat Oct 4 2014 |
    Gear | Video
    Created by artist Chris Jones. Work in progress made with Lightwave, Sculptris and Krita, composited with Davinci Resolve Lite.
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    Using an Excavator to Stack LEGO Blocks

    By Ben on Thu Oct 2 2014 |
    Gear | Video
    Building tower from nuts with excavator
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    Starbucks Mermaid Mutations

    By Ben on Thu Oct 2 2014 |
    Starbucks Mermaid Mutations
    Gear | Pic
    Redditor IHunt posted a Reddit thread sharing his/her drawings on Starbucks cups, which are completed during lulls at work. The creative doodler transforms the mermaid girl into all kinds of cool characters,  like Catwoman or a Ninja Turtle. More images after more.
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    Animator vs. Animation IV

    By Ben on Thu Oct 2 2014 |
    Gear | Video
    The struggle between a stick figure and its creator, a computer animator. In this fourth installment, the animator is finally shown in real life interacting with his computer monitor. The stick figure, resisting his tormentor, attacks his social life by hacking his Facebook account, traveling onto his iPhone via USB cord, and drawing animations of his own to dismantle the animation interface.
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    Anti-Monster Emergency Kits

    By Ben on Thu Oct 2 2014 |
    AntiMonster Emergency Kits
    Gear | Tools
    Designed by the creative team at In Case Of. Each kit includes several different weapons and essentials needed to fight off a horde of monsters.   In Case Of make handmade decorative cases that resemble fire emergency kits, except they’re filled with props of weapons, tools and instructions for defeating zombies, demons, vampires or werewolves.
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