In addition to exposing generations of American boys to the particulars of female anatomy, the National Geographic Society has been using photography to inspire concern for the planet since 1888. They’re now pulling 125 of their most iconic images & offering them up for auction. Proceeds of these sales will go back into NatGeo’s efforts to preserve their vast image archive.
For many of us, a phone & the palm of our hand are all the desk we need but for those with more European tendencies, this clever, railing-mounted balcony desk is a great alternative. It’s made of lightweight, recyclable plastic with enough space for your laptop, water bottle, & other “working from home” essentials. Like a wineglass. Or a race program.
Nothing beats powerful suction. Dyson figured that out long ago with their cyclone vacuum technology. Now these suckers have a new device. It’s called the Hard and all the bursting innuendos aside, it’s a vacuum designed for cleaning your hard surface floors, like tile & wood. In one simple, fluid motion, this cordless vacuum sucks up dirt & and wipes away grime. via
Spanish artist Jesús Prudencio has created a collection of illustrated A3-size color posters celebrating cool cars from memorable movies. DeNiro’s taxi from Taxi Driver, The Ecto-1 from Ghostbusters, plus cars from Pulp Fiction, Back To The Future, Goldfinger, and more.
Vermont native Chelsea Miller handmakes these knives one at a time using local materials. The knife blades are made from discarded farriers, a tool used in the shoeing of horses and the handles, made of Apple, Spalted Maple and Cherry wood are also sourced in the Green Mountains of Vermont.
An invisible power supply for your electronics would look nice in the kitchen. Now you can get one: Powermat’s simple drop & charge wireless charging systems will soon be embedded in DuPont’s Corian countertop material, so you simply put your device down on the counter to power up. via
This full-color 24 X 36 illustrated posters is a visual collection of 134 of the most important and iconic sneakers of all time; from the original Converse Chuck Taylor to the Air Yeezy & nearly every collectible kick in between. Each poster is numbered & signed by the artist.
Based in Syracuse, New York, Borough Furnace specializes in handmade cast iron cookware. If you’ve heard the health benefits of cooking with cast iron or you’re aware of all the chemical residues released by coated cookware, Borough’s heavy, cast iron skillets will look even better.
Not only is it hot, it’s also smart. The Dacor Discovery IQ is a premium, built-in wall convection oven that’s also got a Samsung 1GHz processor and a 7-inch LCD screen, basically it’s an Android-powered PC, that will handle cooking time, temp, let you download recipes, cooking apps, plus you can control it from your mobile devices.