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  • Via NASA’s Apollo Photo, Artist Unravels What Buzz Aldrin Saw On Moon In 360°

    Image via Project Apollo Archive (public domain) Groundbreaking discoveries are made every day, but over half a century on, the world is still actively talking about humankind’s first steps on the moon. And if you thought you’ve already seen all there is to see from the Apollo 11 landing, have you reveled in it in […]

    July 24, 2021

  • See Your Favorite Social Media Apps Reimagined As 90s Websites

    Image courtesy of Zyro, featured with permission Remember the internet in the good old days of the 90s and the 2000s? Before Facebook, there was MySpace. And lots of eight-bit single-player games on Miniclip. One popular trend back then was certainly repeating background images – headaches anyone? And if you were to download your favorite […]

    July 24, 2021

  • New Balance x Jaden Smith Hop Into ‘Trippy Summer’ With Sunny Nature-Themed Gear

    Image via New Balance Jaden Smith is no stranger to New Balance. Ever since their partnership started in 2020, Smith’s Vision Racers have been reworked and recolored in striking new shades. This fun new summer collection is no exception. The Trippy Summer Pack, named after Smith’s upcoming song Trippy Summer, features two new iterations. The […]

    July 24, 2021

  • Alibaba Is Selling Designer Items Seized From Criminals For Discounted Prices

    Image via Dongli Zhang / Dreamstime.com These coveted products have seen a life of crime, and it’s not because they’re counterfeits. Sold in a category of their own on Chinese e-commerce marketplace Alibaba, they’re real luxury items confiscated from people convicted for breaking the law. Since its opening in 2012, the Alibaba sub-platform Sifa Paimai […]

    July 24, 2021

  • NSFW Lamp Doesn’t Need Teasing To Be Turned On—Just Tug Its ‘Foreskin’ Down

    [Click here to view the video in this article] Image via Monsby Most lighting needs a button flicked to be turned on, but for this cheeky-looking lamp, its g(low) spot is clear and bright. It’s got a flexible outer skin just begging to be yanked, only to reveal a tip too beguiling to look away […]

    July 24, 2021

  • Italy Bans Large Cruise Ships From Venice In Bid To Keep World Heritage Status

    Image via Ubafoto | Dreamstime.com As you would have heard, Venice is sinking, not only because of rising water levels caused by climate change but also because it is built on soft ground. Likely accelerating the rise of sea levels is the presence of cruise ships on Venetian waters. And while protests and petitions have […]

    July 24, 2021

  • This Vigilante App Has Apparently Caused More Problems Than Helped Solve Crime

    Image via Citizen You may have heard of an app named Citizen. With more than seven million users in over 30 cities across the US, the top-ranked news app of 2020 hopes to make communities safer. To give you a better idea of how the app works, it was previously named ‘Vigilante’ before being rebranded […]

    July 24, 2021

  • Weekly News for Designers № 602

    Pattern Collect – Browse this curated gallery of patterns from around the web. Designing for the Unexpected – Thoughts on designing for situations and devices you didn’t anticipate. GradientArt – Give this feature-packed, web-based CSS gradient editor a try. The Current State of Homepage UX – 8 Common Pitfalls – A look at how well […]

    July 24, 2021

  • Pandora Boycotts Mined Diamonds For Lab-Grown To Make Jewelry ‘For Everyone’

    Image via Pandora In a revolutionary move by one of the largest global jewelry brands, Pandora announced its plans to move towards lab-created diamonds, leaving the traditional mined diamond in the dust. “They are as much a symbol of innovation and progress as they are of enduring beauty and stand as a testament to our […]

    July 23, 2021

  • Why Thousands Of Websites Like Amazon, McDonald’s, Airbnb Went Down Globally

    Image via Mykhailo Polenok | Dreamstime.com In one fell swoop at about 10am ET on Thursday, several websites, apps, and services were taken offline due to a glitch suffered by cloud company Akamai Technologies Inc. Reuters notes that this is the second major outage related to the firm in about a month. DownDetector documented dozens […]

    July 23, 2021

  • Sleep In A Tent Suspended By Trees In This Japanese Adventure Park

    Image via Tree Picnic Adventure Ikeda Have a calling for adventure? Step out of the dull sense of security that flat ground provides and try sleeping mid-air instead. At the Tree Picnic Adventure Ikeda in Fukui, Japan, visitors can camp in a tent held in the air by trees—which means no jumping on the bed. […]

    July 23, 2021

  • Rent This Former Olympian’s $2M Basketball-Themed Home On Airbnb For $92/Night

    Image via Airbnb Two-time Olympic gold medalist Scottie Pippen is allowing fans to rent his US$2 million Chicago home through Airbnb, so you can watch the Olympics in style. The six-bedroom home is available for cheap too, going for US$92 per night as a nod to his 1992 Olympics win in Barcelona. Guests will be […]

    July 23, 2021

  • Sylvia Plath’s Tarot Card Deck Goes Off The Block For Over $200K

    Image via Olga Popova | Dreamstime.com As if by a stroke of fortune, a set of tarot cards belonging to poet Sylvia Plath was sold for US$206,886 at Sotheby’s London’s Your Own Sylvia auction. To do the math, that’s US$2,652 a card for the 78-pack. The Tarot de Marseille deck, slightly browned, was a gift […]

    July 23, 2021

  • Jeff Bezos’ ‘Phallic’ Blue Origin Fuels NSFW Designs For Rocket-Shaped Dildos

    Image via CamSoda When Jeff Bezos’ Blue Origin took off for its first crewed flight on July 20—the 52nd anniversary of mankind’s first steps on the Moon—with it carried the Bezo brothers, the first siblings to visit space together; as well as the oldest and youngest people to be in space. And yet, all these […]

    July 23, 2021

  • Almost All Scorpions Glow Different Colors Under UV Light, But We Don’t Know Why

    [Click here to view the video in this article] Image via Engin Akyurt / Pexels (CC0) Apparently, most scorpions across the world are brilliantly fluorescent under ultraviolet lighting. A video shared by YouTube creator Butterfly Babe shows a mother scorpion carrying babies on her back, all glowing mystical blue and purple shades when the light […]

    July 23, 2021

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