Normcore: Fashion for One in 7 Billion -- The Cut -
Interesting that I missed out out on that one. Though I’ve never been into fashion and preferred timeless pieces this is a trend or a style that caught my attention. “Normcore isn’t about rebelling against or giving into the status quo; it’s about letting go of the need to look distinctive, to make time for something new.”
Denny, a bike that won a design contest, is the brain child of the design firm behind the Xbox.
They rethink what has only slightly changed over the last 100 years and what they come up with is really innovative. What I like most is the
automatic gear shifting.
(via How the design firm behind the Xbox built the bike of the future | The Verge)
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IBM's new supercomputing chip mimics the human brain with very little power -
Looks like computing that mimics nature’s designs is the future.
VIDDY: The 30 minute DIY pinhole camera kit by Kelly Angood — Kickstarter -
Even if I’m not into taking photos on film any longer VIDDY is a great idea. Photography began with pinhole cameras and they are a great way to learn about the basics of the craft. VIDDY takes pinhole cameras a step further from those very simple models you often find in DIY magazines.
Mercedes GLA packed is a really inspiring ad campaign. Two photographers (Theron Humphrey and Emily Blincoe), a golfer and an artist we’re asked to pack a GLA. The resulting images look like art.
(via GLA Packed)
Free Effects for Photoshop – Perfect Effects 8 Free Edition – onOne Software -
If you are into photography and like to post process your images later on in Photoshop, Photoshop Elements, Lightroom or Aperture this might be worth downloading. The software which regularly sells for $99 also works as a standalone application. It’s comparable to NIK software.
Gunnar Peterson, the trainer who for decades has maintained the physiques of Sylvester Stallone, Bruce Willis, and others, agrees. “For male action heroes,” he says, “it’s an arms race now.”