This is a cool little video by BuzzFeed that show’s how much food $5 can get you in various countries. While the results are not exactly shocking, (i.e. you can get a lot more food for $5 in Ethiopia than you can in the U.S.), the video provides a clever cost-of-living visualization.
http://vimeo.com/7638752 If I had a time machine, one of the first ports I’d visit would be the ‘Roaring 20s’. Unrivaled glamour, high jinks, flapper girls and speakeasies make this era a definite must see. Thanks to Claude Frisse-Greene, an early British pioneer of film, the London 1920s had been injected with soft hues, taking us ..read more..
Investing in a fantastic office chair is about the best thing you can do to preserve a good posture and comfortably sit behind the computer all day. Yet, in these modern times, smartphones and tablets play just as big of role in our “sitting behavior.” Therefore American professional furniture producer Steelcase undertook a global posture ..read more..
Techies will never stop and they are all about making phones smarter and smarter. In the near future, an even smarter/interesting device will hit the market, one that has a complete transparent body. Taiwanese manufacturer Polytron Technologies has just released an incredible working concept of the world’s first transparent smartphone that will be out by the end of ..read more..
With the help of a RED Epic camera, a Canon 100mm macro lens and Adobe’s Premiere CS6 software, Jacob Schwarz has brought us the amazing sight of blue and yellow blobs of ink crashing into a slow-motion explosion of green, with the cranked up resolution of a mighty 4096 x 2304! Jacob also put together three minutes ..read more..
As Charles Eames famously noted, “Eventually everything connects — people, ideas, objects… the quality of the connections is the key to quality per se.” The Competitive Enterprise Institute launched a series of videos inspired by the 1958 essay from Leonard E, I, Pencil. In it they illustrate the classical liberal concepts of connectivity and spontaneous ..read more..
I found these amazing stills from the promo video for Creatures of Comfort’s S/S 2013 collection, filmed by photographer Nicholas Haggard, featuring the Swedish singer Victoria Bergsman (aka Taken by Trees) hanging out in this absolutely magnificent wooden house. I would like to live in a place like this. It’s so Northern Idaho ca. 1978 – which was pretty much paradise as far as ..read more..
How can you get blown away by a commercial video? With simplicity, creativity and elegance. Adhering to some of the most important trends of the year, i.e. Game of Thrones, Skyrim, now also the infinitely populair French DJ and house music producer David Guetta used off the grid, nature, bow and arrow fights, wolves and wooded post-apocalyptic landscapes ..read more..