Few urban artists are as monumental as Christo. Not everybody has nailed the idea of wrapping buildings in fabric and rope, and now – almost 60 years after first conceiving the idea – he gets to wrap Paris’ Arc de Triomphe.
The latest AI fakery is thankfully something more peaceful and calming than most. Doodle some colours on a screen and NVIDIA’s GauGAN (get it?) will turn them into photorealistic landscapes.
Open Bionics delivers an awesome BB-8 decorated bionic arm that delivers superheroic vibes all day long
Sometimes a kid needs a bionic arm. But when that arm is given some cool styling like a BB-8 theme – and excellent functionality too – you might just make that kid feel like a superhero too.
The first 3D zebra crossing in the UK has been painted on a road in north-west London – very close to one of the world’s most famous zebra crossings – in an effort to make drivers pay closer attention and increase pedestrian safety.
“Hey, let’s make a new coin for Stephen Hawking that honours his life by portraying the beauty of a black hole that can be carried around in someone’s pocket.” Someone kinda said that and actually pulled it off. It’s gorgeous!
It can be so much easier to get kids excited about making and coding and playing with cool ideas when they can bounce off characters and ideas they know and love. So it’s great to see this collaboration giving kids a chance to embrace their love of Cartoon Network shows and turn that love into making things!
Next time you’re visiting the Vatican to say hi to the Pope, or just check out the amazing art collections, take a second look at the helmets worn by the Swiss Guard. Turns out they might look like metal, but they’re starting to be 3D printed plastic.
The Bell Nexus was unveiled at CES this year and it’s the sexy four-passenger air taxi Uber has been working on. With VTOL and super sleek design, those pipe dreams suddenly seem pretty tangible.
Sweet, sweet desk real estate. Where have you been all my life? Samsung’s new Space monitor gives back a lot of, well, space, and it also happens to be a really nice screen too!
You can stick to your boring cards picked up at the local newsagents if you like. Next time I hold a fancy card night, I’m dropping these freaks on the table and causing some mild eyestrain – but all in the name of enjoying some weirdly wonderful card designs.