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02 Mar 04:13

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by SoManyFeelings

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02 Mar 15:25

The World's Most Beautiful Staircase is in Portugal

Inside what may be the prettiest bookstore in the world…

…is what has got to be one of the world's most beautiful staircases.

Not impressed? Look at it from this angle:

The bookstore's name is Livraria Lello, "Lello Bookstore" in Portugese, and it's located in Porto, Portugal's second-largest city.

It was designed in roughly 1906 by one Francisco Xavier Esteves. He was neither an architect nor an interior designer, but an engineer.

And it's no wonder: The thing is a structural marvel. From this angle below, look at how little support there is beneath the "wings," yet it's stood for over a century.

I would have trouble designing this in CAD, yet Esteves worked this out on pencil and paper.

You reckon he worked it out first in plan view, or elevation?

Livraria Lello reportedly does not permit photographs to be taken inside the store. But people passing through cannot help themselves. Lucky for us.


02 Mar 15:46

This Is Likely the Best Wooden Bicycle Design You’ve Seen Yet

by Simon Martin
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Although we’ve been seeing an increase in wooden bicycle concepts over the past few years, few have ever made it outside of the concept stage – and for many bicycle enthusiasts, this is for good reason. Despite the unarguable beauty of a handcrafted wooden bicycle frame, most designs have come across as purely that: aesthetics before function.

Aiming to make a more functional wooden bicycle frame with the potential for mass manufacturing, Amsterdam-based designer Paul Timmer has created a solid ash single speed cyclocross bicycle frame that he believes his strong enough to last the test of time similar to comparable metal single speed frames.

Titled “The Wooden Bike“, Timmer’s design is free from any veneer or plywood enhancements and focuses squarely on the natural materials that make up the build. Aside from the solid ash frame, the design also includes 3D printed aluminum components that are also of Timmer’s own design. According to Timmer, the natural properties of the wooden frame are able to absorb vibrations more effectively than more rigid frame materials. Additionally, Timmer has chosen to use a belt-drive system for propulsion that is not only lighter and more quiet than a metal chain, but also omits the need for grease which could easily damage the wood.

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“I don’t use wood for some kind of temporary solutions, wood is the best construction material available,” says Timmer.

“It is the only construction material made by mother earth. this bike can be as strong as a steel one. but it has to be designed better than a steel bike. as always, the challenges are in the details.”

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While the 11 KG bike may not hold up over time through multiple weather conditions and more aggressive terrains depending on your riding style, it’s hard to argue that as a simple summertime cruiser – it fits the bill.

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Although this current design iteration is a one-off, Timmer is currently looking in to mass manufacturing possibilities. Stay updated over at PaulTimmer.nl.

Read This Is Likely the Best Wooden Bicycle Design You’ve Seen Yet at SolidSmack.

02 Mar 16:20

IKEA Is Now Incorporatating Wireless Charging into Furniture Designs

by Simon Martin
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Starting next month, some flat-pack college dorm furniture may be more design and environmentally-savvy than that table you bought last year that you swore would be handed down to your grandchildren. Thankfully, the flat-pack furniture in question won’t take too much of a dent out of your wallet in the case that you want to purchase it anyways.

Swedish furniture giant IKEA has recently unveiled a new range of furniture designs under their Home Smart collection that are not only among some of their best-looking designs to date but are also capable of wirelessly charging compatible smartphones.

Utilizing the wireless charging standard Qi – which currently has more than 80 compatible handsets and covers on the market – the new furniture pieces are the latest step that IKEA has taken towards making their business practices more environmentally-friendly. The move towards creating easily-accessible wireless charging decreases the need for chargers that are thrown away over time.

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“A key principle that manufacturers of furniture with built-in wireless charging technology should consider is that the furniture is designed to be easy to disassemble for upgrade, reuse, repair or recycling,” said Julian Kirby of Friends of the Earth in an interview with the BBC.

“Disposable electric toothbrushes are one example of a terrible product design in those respects – it’s virtually impossible to separate out the tech from the batteries and plastic casing which means valuable and often toxic materials are dumped in landfill or burnt in incinerators.”

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In total, the Home Smart collection will start with floor, table and work lamps before expanding into more traditional furniture items including bedside tables and also independent charging pads to add to existing pieces of furniture.

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Although the company has an expansive catalog that spans multiple product categories, this is the first time they have announced a Smart Home product. As a part of their move into creating more complex designs, the designers have also considered the end of life of their Home Smart collection to keep in sync with their environmental goals; the Home Smart designs will be easy to disassemble and dispose of or reuse properly.

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The Home Smart collection will go on sale in the UK and the USA in April of 2015.

Read IKEA Is Now Incorporatating Wireless Charging into Furniture Designs at SolidSmack.

02 Mar 07:09

Gigante Bar, desayunos, meriendas y cócteles en la Alameda de Sevilla

by Laura Hojman
Un café con encanto en la Alameda en el que tomar unos excelentes desayunos, unas tartas riquísimas para el postre o la merienda o un cóctel a la hora que quieras.

Una de las cosas que más echo de menos de cuando vivía en el centro es salir a desayunar en la Alameda. Levantarte tempranito en un día como este, en el que el sol nos anuncia que la primavera ya está cerca y sentarte en una de sus cafeterías a desayunar como una reina mientras te lees el periódico o una revista. Una cosa tan sencilla como esta es uno de los grandes placeres de la vida.


Si vosotros vivís por allí o no os da pereza acercaros para disfrutar de uno de estos desayunos (o meriendas o sobremesas o lo que queráis), hoy os quiero hablar de uno de esos cafés con encanto en los que se te pueden ir las horas entre café y café.

Me refiero a Gigante Bar, situado en la calle Calatrava, al lado de Sidonía y Duo Tapas. Es un café de esos que abren todo el día, en el que lo mismo puedes desayunar que hacer un brunch, tomar un postre después de comer, merendar o tomar una copa.


Los desayunos son estupendos, con zumos naturales, distintas variedades de cafés, tostadas con jamón, carne mechada, queso, mermelada o lo que elijas, muesli con yogurt, infusiones, cruasanes... En fin, una gran variedad para decidir, algo que me gusta mucho.

También tienen unas tartas caseras riquísimas: de queso, zanahoria, chocolate con galleta, brownies..., perfectas para merendar o para tomar el postre después de las tapitas por la Alameda. Puedes acompañar las tartas con unos batidos riquísimos o con una copa, porque hacen unos cócteles estupendos, desde los clásicos gin tonics hasta Cosmopolitan o piña colada, y lo que más me gusta, presentados estupendamente, con su copa adecuada y sus adornos.


El bar además es muy acogedor, con decoración bonita, luz tenue y música que invita a quedarse. Así que ya sabéis, para desayuno, postre o copita, un sitio genial.

En DolceCity Sevilla: Gigante Bar

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Alameda de Hércules, 17
Tel: 955 294 529
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Gigante Bar es una cafetería en la que puedes desayunar, tomar un brunch, un postre o una copa a la hora que quieras.



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02 Mar 10:42

Estas 9 casas del árbol te harán desear vivir en el bosque

by Catalina Grez

¡Si tuviese una, no lo pensaría dos veces y haría mi maleta para irme!

No estoy segura de por qué, pero todos alguna vez en nuestra infancia quisimos una casa en el árbol. Tal vez sea por querer estar en altura, quizás hay un tipo de seguridad que sentíamos cuando estábamos por encima de la tierra y en parte, lejos de todo.

Aquí hay una recopilación de las casas más bellas e increíbles ¡No te las pierdas!

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La idea es simplemente relajarse en la terraza de esta impresionante casa árbol. Fue construida por Tereasa Surratt y David Hernández.


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Esta se ve como si fuera de un sueño, es la casa de té japonés por Terunobu Fujimori, quien la construyó para el Museo Kiyoharu.


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Ubicado en el bosque encantado, esta es la más alta en Colombia.


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Estar en una casa del árbol realmente te hace sentir como si estuvieras viviendo como una parte de la naturaleza y no fuera de ella.


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Si bien esta casa que fue construida en Papúa, Indonesia, carece de estilo, lo compensa en altura.


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Esta es la casa de un ministro en Tennessee, EE.UU.


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Algunas son bastante recluidas como esta. No sólo estás lejos de la civilización, pero también estás a salvo en un árbol robusto .


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Parece de otro planeta, esta belleza se llama la casa del árbol de las secoyas .


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Esta casa del árbol está cubierta de espejos, es una manera de mezclar lo que está de moda con el medio ambiente.

Visto en Viralnova.

02 Mar 10:45

Este apartamento encontrado en París ocultó por 70 años un gran secreto

by Catalina Grez

¡Toda una cápsula del tiempo!

Un apartamento parisino fue dejado intacto por más de 70 años y fue descubierto en el barrio de Pigalle, hace unos veranos.

La propietaria de este apartamento, una tal señora De Florian, abandonó París poco antes de los rumores de la Segunda Guerra Mundial que estalló en Europa. Ella cerró sus persianas y se fue para el sur de Francia, para no volver a la ciudad de nuevo. Siete décadas más tarde, falleció a la edad de 91 años. Fue sólo cuando sus herederos alistaron profesionales para hacer un inventario del apartamento que dejó atrás, que esta cápsula del tiempo fue finalmente abierta.

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El equipo que tuvo el honor de abrir lo que debe haber sido una vieja cerradura muy rígida, por primera vez en 70 años, comparó la experiencia de “tropezarse con el castillo de la bella durmiente”. El olor a polvo, las telarañas y el silencio, fueron abrumadores. Allí encontraron pinturas, juguetes, ropa y distintos artículos.

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Con un poco de opinión histórica de los expertos, la pintura de la mujer del vestido rosado era de Giovanni Boldini, uno de los pintores más importantes de la Belle Époque. La pintura fue vendida posteriormente por 3 millones de dólares en una subasta.

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Visto en Messynessychic.

02 Mar 10:49

Así se ven realmente los escenarios de Juego de Tronos, según su autor George R.R. Martin

by Catalina Grez

Le pidió a unos artistas que representaran exactamente los paisajes que imaginó cuando escribió el libro.

El autor de Juegos de Tronos, habló de “El Mundo de Hielo y Fuego“, su nuevo libro. Martin reveló que los lugares escogidos para filmar la serie pueden ser magníficos, pero no son de la forma en que imaginó que se verían.

“Quería versiones exactas de estos castillos. Hemos tenido una serie de diferentes artistas que dibujan y algunos de sus trabajos han sido bellas imágenes, pero no necesariamente precisos a lo que he descrito”.

El autor dijo que para este nuevo libro, trabajó en estrecha colaboración con los ilustradores para que las imágenes y las ubicaciones, lo satisfagan como los imaginó en su mente.

1. El castillo negro y la muralla

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La muralla sirvió de inspiración para crear su famoso muro. El autor dijo que visitar la pared le dio un “profundo sentimiento”, que quería traer a la vida en su obra de fantasía.


2. La piedra del dragón

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Martin dijo: “Dragonstone ha sido una basura”, al describir la dificultad de llevar a la vida este lugar, pero él describe esta interpretación como la más exacta de lo que está en los libros.


3. El guarda rojo en el desembarco del Rey

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Al hablar con el moderador de la Fortaleza Roja, Martin dijo que los lugares de la serie de HBO son hermosos, pero ninguno es exactamente lo que él describe en el libro.


4. El trono de hierro

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En lo que se refiere a la forma en el trono, el autor dijo: “Es un gran trono y se ha convertido en un ícono, pero no es realmente mi trono de hierro… En este libro verán cual es en realidad”.


5. Invernalia

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Sobre el trabajo del artista Ted Nasmith, Martin dijo: “Yo sabía que Ted es uno de los grandes paisajistas del mundo real y un tipo que hace realmente una gran obra arquitectónica, así que trabajé muy de cerca con él”.

Visto en Huffingtonpost.

02 Mar 14:22

Make Your Prototypes on the Go with This 8-in-1 Portable Workshop

by Simon Martin
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Although living in a big city may have a seemingly endless list of perks for many, living in a cultural epicenter with millions of other people is not without its drawbacks, too. Aside from high real estate costs and a lack of greenery, many who work on creative projects are oftentimes left with having to truck it on the subway or a taxi for up to an hour to get to the equivalent of a “garage workshop” that many in other cities can simply get to just by walking through a side door off of the kitchen – and we’re not even including the amount of additional storage space needed to house multiple tools.

Whether or not you live in a tiny apartment or simply want to take a workshop with you on a road trip, Hammacher Schlemmer’s Eight In One Portable Workshop is far and away one of the best – if not the only – options for those with very limited space.

The portable workshop, which weighs a total of 36 lbs. and can fit neatly into a space of 21″ W x 15″ D x 10″ H, includes nearly every tool one could need aside from a lathe and a CNC. In total, the set includes a cordless table saw, a circular saw, a scroll saw, a jigsaw, a power drill, an LED light and an 18-volt battery for powering the entire thing without cable clutter. For “power users”, an included AC plug-in adapter is able to keep the power juiced for all-day projects.

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While fitting all of the tools into a portable workstation is impressive in itself, the designers took things a step forward to expand the functionalities of the on-board work surface. Among other features include the ability to convert the hammer drill into a drill press, the circular saw can adjust on the bevel for up to 50° for mitre cuts, adjustable torque settings for the hammer drill for more dense materials and an adjustable base for angled cuts on the jigsaw.

The work station also includes a spirit level/saw fence combination, storage for multiple saw blades, a metal protractor, a 22-piece drill bit set and two paddle bits.

The entire workstation comes with an impressive lifetime guarantee and is just $599.95:

“The Eight In One Portable Workshop comes with The Hammacher Schlemmer Lifetime Guarantee at no additional charge. If this product ever disappoints you, for any reason, you may return your Hammacher Schlemmer purchase for exchange, credit, or refund.”

Considering that the rent alone for a commercial workshop space in a large city is at least double the cost of this portable workshop per month with a one-year lease commitment, this kit may be the answer for many who simply want to do some small prototyping projects at home (although we recommend using a Shop-Vac and/or basement if available).

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For the record, if you haven’t seen video maker Casey Neistat’s Wildly Functional Manhattan Studio tour (which is basically the total opposite of this portable workshop), it’s certainly worth a watch:

Read Make Your Prototypes on the Go with This 8-in-1 Portable Workshop at SolidSmack.

28 Feb 10:40

15 mapas que resumen rápidamente la historia de España

by Bárbara Samaniego

Decisiones políticas, guerras, y familias enfrentadas… ¡Aún mejor que Juego de Tronos!

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La piel de toro ha sufrido muchos vaivenes a lo largo de los siglos. Los pueblos que han pasado por sus paisajes han modificado las fronteras a su antojo y han creado una península multicolor, no apta para aquellos más o menos perdidos en Geografía e Historia. Por eso hemos recopilado una quincena de mapas que te explicarán el pasado de España en un vistazo:

1. Edad del Bronce

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La península ibérica demostró desde la prehistoria ser rica en minerales. El estaño es uno de ellos, como se puede ver en el mapa superior. Galicia y el norte de Portugal destacan por tener varios de estos yacimientos. Si siguiéramos con los mapas de minerales en España, tendríamos que tener uno para el carbón, otro para el zinc y uno no menos importante para el mercurio.


2. La Alianza de Civilizaciones que pobló la península

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Celtas, iberos, vascones, fenicios, tartésicos… En la antigüedad teníamos por estas tierras más pueblos que comunidades autónomas actualmente, y los problemas eran parecidos. Todos ellos nos dejaron joyas arquitectónicas que ahora sirven para potenciar el turismo y mitologías sobre su carácter guerrero y luchador.


3. De Murcia para el mundo

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Aníbal, el estratega militar, fue el primero, si no el único, prohombre de lo que ahora es Murcia. Su acción más gloriosa fue cruzar los Alpes llevando elefantes a la tierra de Marco y Raffaella Carrà. No obstante, como demuestra el mapa, su talento conquistador conoció todo el Mediterráneo.


4. Antes todo esto era campo… visigodo

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Toledo fue la capital de un reino que dejó aportó bastante a la riqueza cultural de España. Sí, volvemos a hablar de monumentos, pero también de, por ejemplo, vocabulario y legislación: el ‘Liber iudiciorum’ era un muy completo catálogo que recogía la forma de actuar ante un drama judicial.


5. ¡Están locos estos romanos!

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De un vistazo vemos que, tarde o temprano, España caería en las garras de los enemigos acérrimos de Astérix y Obélix. César Augusto y compañía conquistaron parte de Europa, Asia y el norte de África, lo que trajo consigo carreteras, el Derecho, el latín y más monumentos para el catálogo.


6. La España del Islam

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Tras los romanos, llegaron ellos, que pudieron con todos menos con los férreos vecinos del norte. España no se explicaría sin la influencia árabe; y prueba de ellos son, por ejemplo, los ríos andaluces: Gualdalquivir, Guadiana, Guadalmellato… Todos comparten la raíz ‘uadi’, que en árabe significa ‘cauce’. ¿Lo sabías?


7. Reconquistando, que es gerundio

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Pasaron los siglos y, el Sultán de Granada tuvo que abandonar sus preciosos jardines de palacio cuando Isabel, Fernando y compañía se pusieron a batallar. Los cuatro mapas superiores muestran la evolución de las contiendas.


8. El imperio donde nunca se puso el sol (hasta que se puso)

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Cuando pienses en la actual situación política y económica de España, acuérdate de que hubo un tiempo en el que habían diversas diversas colonias repartidas por doquier. Claro, intenta obviar que las perdieron a lo largo del siglo XIX.


9. Napoleón también estuvo aquí

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Y su hermano, conocido como Pepe Botella. En su afán expansionista, que se puede comprobar en el mapa superior, Napoleón pisó tierras hispanas. El resto de la historia ya lo sabemos: guerra de la Independencia, el levantamiento del 2 de mayo, Fernando VII como rey… Y tanto más!


10. ¿Madrid en Castilla la Nueva y Albacete en Murcia?

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La Constitución de 1873, promulgada durante la Primera República, citaba los Estados miembros de la nación federal que se pretendía constituir. Un usuario subió esta insólita aproximación por regiones a Wikipedia, donde también nos encontramos con que… ¡Cantabria desaparece! ¿Qué opinas?


11. ¿Tú eres de Carlos o de Isabel?

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El siglo XIX transcurría entre sucesiones de reyes, regencias y cambios entre periodos liberales y absolutistas. España tuvo guerras entre los defensores de uno u otro rey hasta para regalar. Todo dependía de quien se sentara al trono y de qué tan definidos estuvieran los bandos.


12. Mapas para después de una guerra

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España pasó siglos inmersa en la Restauración borbónica y el bipartidismo de Cánovas y Sagasta. De la dictadura de Primo de Rivera a la ‘dictablanda’ de Berenguer… Y tras ello, la Segunda República, tristemente rota por la Guerra Civil. El mapa muestra las conquistas de Franco a lo largo de casi tres años de contienda. Las ondas en el mar indican las principales batallas navales y los carros de artillería, las ciudades bombardeadas, sin obviar los campos de refugiados en el sur de Francia.


13. Las provincias de la Constitución

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Desde 1978, España tiene 50 provincias, una demarcación territorial que nació en 1833 y en la que también se incluyeron antiguas colonias como Guinea Ecuatorial o Ifni. La Constitución de 1978 establecía que las regiones próximas y con parecidos culturales e históricos podían constituirse en comunidades autónomas. Y eso nos lleva a…


14. La España de las autonomías

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Llegaría la descentralización. Segunda República, Guerra Civil, dictadura y, entonces, de regreso a la democracia. Claro, ya no habían virreinatos pero sí autonomías. De momento, España se constituye de 17 comunidades autónomas. No sabemos si en un par de años tendremos que actualizar este mapa.

15. El club de los 28

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Un español puede tomar un avión para visitar a su amigo que está de intercambio en Viena, solo con su documento de identidad. Y pagar su cuarto en un hostal en París con la misma moneda con la que pagaba los chicles en el comercio de la esquina. Todo gracias al proyecto paneuropeo por el que un puñado de países comparten el euro y eliminan fronteras.

Visto en: Experiensense.com

01 Mar 11:01

Sunday Sanctuary: The Dreamer

by mshadforth

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 Monochrome and timber sit against the perfect white backdrop all in the one place, this home seems to tick all the boxes if you ask me… Chanel bags in the closet included.. x

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24 Feb 17:30

Tablet por 2€ por suscripción a la OCU

by Mari Peich
Muy buenas!
Hoy os enseño el tablet que envía la OCU por suscribirse: la suscripción de prueba cuesta 2€ con el regalo y puedes darte de baja cuando quieras. Os la enseño y luego al final os cuento todos los detalles de cómo pedirla:




Tablet OCU

  • No tiene marca o no la pone en ningún sitio
  • La pantalla es táctil de 7 pulgadas y 800x480 píxeles de resolución
  • Sistema operativo Android 4.2.2
  • Cámara frontal y micrófono
  • Viene con cargador y auriculares
  • Tiene Wifi
  • Memoria interna de 4GB y entrada para una micro SD de hasta 32 Gigas (la tarjeta no viene incluida)
  • Entrada para conector USB y conector de audio

Viene con varias aplicaciones ya instaladas:


Y las que no, tenemos el enlace al Play Store instalado para descargar más aplicaciones:



Estos son los accesorios que trae: cargador, cable USB y auriculares:


Aquí podéis ver tanto las entradas de los conectores y tarjeta SD como los botones que tiene en el lateral para el encendido y control del volumen:



¿Cómo se pide?

No sé cuánto tiempo durará la promoción, pero de momento lo siguen anunciando el tablet en la web de la OCU:
  • Hay que rellenar todos los datos y el número de cuenta ó de tarjeta para suscribirse (no vale paypal). Es muy importante poner el número de teléfono bien, porque el aviso de correos para recoger el tablet llega por SMS.
  • No envían email de confirmación
  • La suscripción de prueba con el regalo del tablet cuesta 2€ y es por dos meses.
  • Transcurridos los dos meses, no hay compromiso de permanencia.
  • Para no continuar con la suscripción, hay que darse de baja antes de que pasen los dos meses desde la suscripción: Enviando un correo a informacion@ocu.org o llamando al 902 300 188 y 913 009 154, en horario de Lunes a Viernes de 09:00 a 16:00 horas 


    ¿Cuánto tardan en enviar el tablet?
    • Yo me suscribí el 28 de enero de 2015.
    • El 6 de Febrero me enviaron una carta dándome la bienvenida.
    • El 9 de febrero me cobraron los 2€.
    • El 17 de febrero me llegó otra carta con una tarjeta de socia de la OCU y unas revistas.
    • El 20 de febrero me llegó un SMS de correos anunciando que pronto pondrían a mi disposición el regalo de bienvenida de la OCU.
    • El 23 de febrero me llegó otro SMS de correos para que pasase a recoger el regalo.
    • Hoy 24 de febrero he enviado un correo a informacion@ocu.org para darme de baja.
    • El mismo día me ha llegado un acuse de recibo de que he enviado un corero, pero aún no me han confirmado la baja.
    • Al final llamé, el 25 de febrero al 913 009 154 y me han dado de baja en 5 minutos sin poner pegas. Me decía la chica que aún tenía hasta el 15 de marzo para darme de baja sin cargos, pero le dije que prefería darlo de baja ya mismo.

      ¿Merece la pena el tablet?

      A ver, son dos euros, sinceramente yo me esperaba cualquier porquería y resulta que me ha sorprendido muchísimo para bien. No es que la pantalla sea muy grande, pero para internet va perfectamente.

      A veces se traba un poco, pero casi todo el tiempo responde como un móvil para que os hagáis una idea.

      Por si os sirve de resumen, tanto mi madre como mi hermana ya se han suscrito nada más ver mi tablet...


      ¿Y si tengo cuenta de Beruby?

      Si tienes cuenta de Beruby te va a dar la risa, porque por hacer la suscripción a través de Beruby te reembolsan 10€....Como lo oyes, a mí me lo asignaron al día siguiente...

      Lo dicho que no sé lo que durará la promoción porque no lo dice, pero vamos, a mi por 2€ me parece un auténtico chollo...




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      26 Feb 18:30

      Towels That Look Like Sushi Rolls When Rolled Up

      sushi-towels-1.jpg These are the Sushi Towels created by designer Jenny Pokryvailo (of Loch Ness Monster soup ladle fame) for Ototo, who better hurry up and produce them before I steal the idea and start selling them myself. When rolled properly, they look like different styles of sushi rolls. What's your favorite sushi? I prefer chūtoro sashimi, but that's just me and I'm classy and have a REFINED PALLET. "You ate out of your trashcan over the weekend." Ahahahahha, did my girlfriend tell you that?! Keep going for one more saké shot.sushi-towels-2.jpg Thanks to chichi, who informed me today is National Chili Day, so go get some and let the farting begin! (PROTIP: Wear dark underwear, they hide accidents better).
      26 Feb 22:00

      Little Folk.

      by spell

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      Photography Amelia Fullarton
      Location Folk Byron Bay
      Mumma & little folk, Sara Rogalski, Inkah and Tusk, and Tiger-Lily and Arlo
      Kids wear Bandikoot
      Mumma wears Rowie
      Hats by Fallenbroken Street
      Bags by Tigani Luxe
      Vintage accessories from Sarah Humphrey
      Styling Kate Hemensley of Bandikoot

      When a new café opens up in Byron Bay it’s always a bit of a treat for us locals. And even more of a treat when the café has that special feel about it, like you could be at that cool friends house that you wish would invite you over more. Kind of homely, kind of retro, kind of beachy, vintge 50s table and chairs out the front and vegies growing in the garden – they always have some long lost Dylan recond playing… oh and did I mention the food is to die for. You may have seen a few pics flying around insta of the most perfect Strawberry Rosewater smoothies with little red twizzle straws poking out of vintage bottles, yeah well this is where you find them. So was a bit cute-ed out to see one of our fave local kids labels Bandikoot capturing a few moments here with the kidlettes. Divine little angels that they are!! Lovely food and ambiance and little cherub cutie pies all in one place – happy times!

      Shop Bandikoot kids here!

      26 Feb 21:58

      ¡Como sacado de un sueño! Bruschetta de queso a la plancha con frutillas

      by Catalina Vásquez

      Crujiente, queso, frutillas… Estas bruschettas merecen un aplauso de solo mirarlas. Hazlas para tus amigos y se impresionarán, ya que además de deliciosas, tienen un olor y color maravilloso.

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      Porciones:  4 a 6 sándwiches pequeños a la plancha

      Tiempo de preparación: 15 minutos

      Ingredientes:

      8 rebanadas delgadas de pan baguette
      4 cucharadas de mantequilla
      4 frutillas grandes, cortadas (cerca de 1 taza)
      Hojas grandes de albahaca, cortada en tiras
      1 cucharadita de aceite de oliva extra virgen
      ½ cucharadita de vinagre balsámico
      ¼ cucharadita de rallado de cáscara de limón
      Sal kosher y pimienta
      225 gramos de queso brie

      Preparación: 

      Unta mantequilla en un lado de cada rebanada de pan, y luego da vuelta el lado con mantequilla hacia abajo. Repite con los otros panes.

      Coloca las frutillas picadas en una fuente pequeña, rocía con hojas de albahaca y adereza con aceite de oliva extra virgen y vinagre balsámico. Mezcla gentilmente y cubre con rallado de cáscara de limón. Sazona con sal kosher y pimienta negra molida.

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      Corta el queso brie en rebanadas y úntalo en el lado del pan que no tiene mantequilla. Con una cuchara cubre con una cantidad generosa de mezcla de frutillas sobre el brie de 4 panes.

      Coloca el pan con frutillas, con la mantequilla hacia abajo, en una sartén no adherente sobre fuego medio-alto y cubre con una rebanada de pan con la mantequilla hacia arriba. Tapa la sartén y deja cocinando por 3 a 4 minutos o hasta que esté dorado.

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      Reduce la llama a intensidad media y dale vuelta al sándwich y cocina por otros 2 a 3 minutos o hasta que el pan tenga un tostado dorado y el queso se haya derretido. El segundo lado se cocinará más rápido que el primero así que ten cuidado. Disfrútalos caliente.

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      24 Nov 19:00

      2014 Gift Guide: iPhone 6 Accessories

      by Gregory Han

      Well, hello there. This is the first time we’re EVER doing gift guides here on Design Milk. We hope you enjoy them! May the holidays be ever in your favor. Let the gift guides begin!

      2014 Gift Guide: iPhone 6 Accessories

      We can mark nearly two months off the calendar since the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus launched in mid-September, and in that time a plethora of products have come to market faster than a fashion knockoff (with much more undoubtedly on its way). Sadly, most of these “new” accessories are a rehash of the same old products we’ve seen released for previous iterations of the iPhone – countless cheap, plastic cases or gadgets of questionable utility which ultimately end up in the “donate” pile. But hidden amongst the masses, a handful of the latest iPhone 6 compatible designs are genuinely useful, entertaining, constructed with a higher quality of materials, or simply offering a notable execution of design worthy of sitting sidekick to your Cupertino-made mobile:

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      The Evernote Pfeiffer Collection \\\ $24.95 – 49.95
      Evernote’s reputation as a digital workspace and organizing tool on computers, phones, and tablets is well established, if not passionately endorsed like a favorite workout or diet. Now they’ve applied the same organizational tool philosophy from the virtual desktop to IRL with a handsome collection made from walnut, with slots and stands for even the giant iPhone 6 Plus. Is it bad we want to use the slotted cup to hold a giant chocolate chip cookie?

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      Definitive Technology W7 \\\ $399
      The W7 almost looks like it could have been made from the same anodized aluminum slab as Apple’s iPhone, a compact cube of less-is-more, minimalist’s aesthetic (sporting just 4 buttons; everything else is controlled via an iOS app). What isn’t minimal by all means is the surprisingly full bodied sound which emanates from the 5.87” x 6.93” x 6.65” wireless speaker. In our time listening to the W7, the 6 lbs. speaker lived up to Definitive Sound’s claim to be able to reproduce immersive sounds radiating music off walls using the W7′s Tri-Polar configuration of 1″ tweeters and mid/bass radiators situated on three sides, an effect which had us peering over our shoulders fooled by the acoustic trickery, all the while surprised such a compact single speaker could reproduce such a dynamic presence.

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      CLOT x The Coop Idea 10th Anniversary “Ice Cream Sandwich” Power Bank \\\ $65
      Celebrating their 10th anniversary, the Hong Kong-based label CLOT collaborated with The Coop Idea and came up with one tasty looking ice cream sandwich shaped Gummy 9000 Power Bank. The frozen treat offers 9000mAh capacity capable of fully-charging an iPhone three times before it needs to refill back up itself and comes sporting two USB output ports for dual charging at once (note: only one port offers 2.4A fast-charging).

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      Bowers & Wilkins T7 Bluetooth Speaker \\\ $350
      You’ll want to tip your hat off to Bowers & Wilkins. They didn’t jump into the wireless Bluetooth category until they felt good and ready, specifically because they didn’t feel Bluetooth audio lived up to their standards. But now aptX Bluetooth encoded audio is here, B&W decided they could bring both style and audiophile-flavored substance with the T7, a serious looking honeycomb framed portable speaker designed to reproduce bass loud without any of the annoying vibration and distortion which hampers similar devices when pushed. Users can squeeze 18 hours of music from two 50mm drive units and a pair of bass radiators kept in place by the T7′s unique design “Micro Matrix” inner frame.

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      TAKTIK 360 iPhone 6 Case by Lunatik \\\ $125
      Lunatik looks like they set out to make the most rugged and protective iPhone 6 case for adventurers. It also appears their designers were somehow able to keep their protective case from getting hit with the usual ugly stick which usually mars other ultra-rugged adventuring cases; designed with chunky angle, the TAKTIK 360 is a robotic mech-style shell for the iPhone 6. Designed to completely keep out unwelcome water and dust, the TATIK 360 closes up with a patent pending compression closure system and single latch closure, and is covered with a Corning Gorilla Glass lens for an extra layer of screen protection. It’s admittedly a bulky case, but that’s the trade-off for extreme bump and drop protection.

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      Olloclip 4-in-1 Photo Lens for iPhone 6 \\\ $79
      Unlike a DSLR or mirrorless camera, you can’t take off and add additional lenses to your iPhone. But you can slip on the Olloclip 4-in-1 accessory, extending the iPhone’s already pretty good camera with optical quality Fisheye, Macro 10x, Macro 15x, and Wide Angle lenses (photos examples here). Best of all the compact clip-on design makes it extremely easy to attach the extra lenses when needed, then slip the accessory into a pocket or dropped into a bag for storage.

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      Gramovox Bluetooth Gramophone \\\ $399
      Bluetooth, may we introduce you to Boardwalk Empire? This yesterday design, 1920′s-style steel horn speaker is connected for 33ft wireless audio range for iPhone (and Android) devices, good for between 12-18 hours of battery powered playback. If you’re looking for a statement piece, there’s probably not many Bluetooth speakers which will elicit curious inquiries like this.

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      Aether Cone \\\ $399
      The Aether Cone was already a frontrunner in the portable wireless audio speakers category, especially if one appreciates the idea home audio components should look as beautiful as they sound instead of intrusively gadgety. Their team seems committed to improving and updating the Cone, recently upgrading the voice, app, and gesture operated Cone to work sans Rdio subscription (previously mandatory) and an improved web-based set-up which makes connecting the Cone to a home wi-fi network a snap. There’s also a new white and silver color combo, joining the existing handsomely suited black and copper model, making it a match for two out of the three iPhone color options.

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      Madera Hardwood + Elastamer iPhone 6 Case \\\ $65
      With a contrast 3:1 ratio of injection moulded black elastomer to wood, Madera’s iPhone cases share more semblance with a luxurious gentleman’s attache case or billfold than with the typical plastic slip-on iPhone case. And because the wood is only used as a small portion of the case, the grip is remarkably more secure when compared to an all-wood case. You’ll have to sign-up for notification about pre-orders, for these cases were just announced as an upgrade from the previous iPhone 5/5s edition.

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      The Dimple iPhone 6 Bumper by SQUAIR \\\ $600
      Ignore the insane price for a moment ($600!), it shouldn’t detract from an appreciation of the subtle and unique aluminum alloy (specifically, aircraft quality A7075 Extra Super Duralumin) material design which went into this intricate protective bumper. The bumper weighs a mere 17.5g, as lightweight as plastic, yet adds a layer of durability along the most damage-susceptible corners of the iPhone: the corners. A special no-tools required Itoigawa Latch – made from 4 angled parts – permits easy assembly and disassembly, while the bumper’s tidal-inspired pattern lends improved grip to the iPhone 6′s notoriously slippy feel.

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      Seek Thermal Camera \\\ $199
      This Lightning add-on device for the iPhone (with an Android option available) might be the closest you’ll ever get to experiencing the world through the thermal-optical vision of a Predator. The $199 Seek Thermal Cam attaches to the bottom of the iPhone to transform the iPhone’s standard optical capabilities into a temperature sensitive imaging system using a 32,136 thermal pixels, 12-micron sensor. There are countless pragmatic opportunities to use the Seek camera, like finding where cold air is coming into a room or spotting a hiding animal in your backyard, but it’s more likely you’ll find stranger and more amusing opportunities to test a thermal camera, like to share via Instagram or your Facebook feed, no doubt.








      24 Nov 20:38

      A Comfy Home with Design Classics

      by Erika Vierto
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      A stunning style with a warm and cozy feel.

      The post A Comfy Home with Design Classics appeared first on NordicDesign.

      23 Nov 02:39

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      11 Nov 18:30

      All Lies: Infographic Of 52 Misconceptions Debunked

      mythconceptions-640.jpg Note: Larger version HERE in case you like big things. This is the infographic created by David McCandless refuting 52 common misconceptions. I found it all rather questionable. Like, who is this David McCandless and what does he know? What is his AGENDA? Also, what does the Monster Energy is the devil's work lady think about all this? Because if I trust anybody to get to the bottom of something, it's her. She's the kind of lady who can find clues where there aren't any. I wouldn't be surprised to find out True Detective was actually named after her. Thanks to jessie, who agrees infographics are just the devil's way of spreading lies across the internet.
      11 Nov 11:30

      Cuánto sabes y cómo no ser ignorante acerca del mundo

      by Francisco Lira

      ¿Cuánto sabes sobre el mundo? Hans Rosling, con sus famosos gráficos de la población mundial, la salud y datos de ingresos, demuestra que tienes una alta probabilidad estadística de estar muy equivocado acerca de lo que crees que sabes. Juega junto con la audiencia y aprende cuatro formas que te ayudarán rápidamente a ser menos ignorante.

      11 Nov 11:58

      Mira la reacción de estos niños cuando se enteran que sus padres se han comido sus golosinas

      by Ignacio Rojas

      El show de Jimmy Kimmel hace esto todos los años, le pide a padres que les digan en broma a sus hijos que se han comido todos sus dulces de Halloween para grabar sus reacciones… Las de este año son espectaculares.

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      10 Nov 08:03

      DECO: WHITE CUBE

      by Maca

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      Hoy me gustaría compartir con vosotros un ejemplo de reforma tan sencillo como genial. Se trata de un proyecto del arquitecto Sergi Pons y me parece genial para inspirarnos a la hora de “plantar cara” a esas “casas pasilleras” de techos altísimos que suelen abundar en los barrios más antiguos de nuestras ciudades.

      Como veréis, la clave de este apartamento ha sido la de vaciar todo el espacio dejando a la vista la base histórica de la vivienda; el muro de piedra (que en muchas otras casas podría ser de ladrillo), las viguetas de madera y sus correspondientes bovedillas. La continuidad de la vivienda sólo se ve interrumpida (y sólo en parte) por el cubo blanco en el que apoya la cocina, que contiene el baño y que, a su vez, dota de intimidad a la zona del dormitorio. La clave está en el cambio de materialidad y color de este cubo (blanco liso contrastando con la calidez y las texturas de la piedra y la madera) y, sobre todo, en que no llega hasta el techo. De esta forma, se sigue leyendo un espacio único pero, a la vez, cada función de la vivienda queda perfectamente definida. También me gusta muchísimo cómo se ha integrado la galería; tan típica también en este tipo de casas. Se ha mantenido su singularidad con el cambio de suelo (en esta zona se mantiene de baldosa hidráulica) pero, a la vez, ilumina y completa perfectamente la zona de dormitorio creando un juego de espacios muy interesante. Sin duda, un ejemplo muy inspirador si en algún momento os planteáis reformar una vivienda de tipología similar. ¡A ver qué os parece a vosotros!

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      07 Nov 16:00

      Amazon Announces Their New Echo Device. Will it Take?

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      These are interesting days for product design, as companies are experimentally combining different technologies in an effort to create new classes of objects. Yesterday Amazon unexpectedly announced their Echo product design, a cylindrical domestic object that revealed the company is better at keeping things under wraps than Apple.

      So what is Echo? The best way I can describe it is Siri in a can, or an iPad for your ears. Apple's tablet enabled us to view the internet without being tethered to a computer, and Echo aims to aurally provide us with information from the internet, with queries made via voice. Have a look at how Amazon imagines the device would fit into our lives:

      Like Apple's iDevices before it, Echo consists of already-existing technologies that the designers are hoping will create a desireable functionality by being combined. But I'm not convinced it will succeed. In today's crowded product landscape, new objects succeed by fulfilling an unmet need, and/or possessing such a strong design-based sex appeal that consumers cannot resist buying it.

      I'm not sure the Echo has either. The appeal of hands-free is that it lets you achieve something you'd ordinarily do with your hands, when your hands are already occupied; like the example in the video where the housemum is prepping food and asks for a measurement ratio rather than physically looking it up. That example is certainly valid, but it's a question of how often that need truly occurs.

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      07 Nov 19:02

      Use SolidWorks Simulation as a Tool for Preparing for Zombie Attacks

      by Simon Martin
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      We can’t believe that we missed this one pre-Halloween…but it’s just too dang good to not put out either way. Originally conceived of by Stephen Endersby, a Product Manager over at SolidWorks, this zombie-themed SolidWorks Simulation activity effectively helps you learn the basics of simulation in SolidWorks while testing zombie attack survival strategies.

      In this case, Stephen has chosen how to effectively simulate what is needed in order to keep a door from being knocked down during a hostile attack.

      “Have you ever wondered what you would do to save yourself from the zombie apocalypse? I know I have,” Stephen says.

      “Do you get in a car and drive to the country, stay in your house or jump on a sail boat to wander the seas like the Flying Dutchman?? Actually I can rule the last one out as I can’t sail, so it’s either drive or stay. But what happens if the undead hoard are stumbling over the horizon on the day my car doesn’t start? I need a back-up plan; I need to be safe in my house, I need to know how much wood I need to board up my doors and windows…so let’s fire up SOLIDWORKS.”

      Going into the project, Stephen has an accurate theory that no matter the type of zombie–slow like Romero’s Living Dead or fast like World War Z–the biggest problem that a homeowner faces are the doors being broken down. With this in mind, Stephen jumps directly into creating an average and vulnerable front door with a glass window:

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      He then adds some wood to the window on the exterior side as well as some cross boards on the interior:

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      “Now I don’t have nails inside of SOLIDWORKS Simulation so I will have to use bolts and set a failure load equivalent of the nail pull out force. Lastly I will need to apply the load on this door due to the mass of zombies pushing against the door. Now theoretically there should be a limit to this load because at some point the mass of zombies would crush the zombies at the front rather than increase the load. After quick scan of the internet I found information on crowd safety barriers and, assuming a healthy safety factor, I now have my zombie crush pressure. As all we are interested is the door we are going to ignore the wall, and assume the door frame is perfectly attached to the house walls. After adding contact between all the components we are ready to run the test.”

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      “But unfortunately we have some red, which likely equals undead.”

      After establishing that he will need more planks of wood to avoid stress near the door handle, Stephen used the patterning tool to add and evenly distribute the wood panels across the entire door:

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      What will happen next?

      Will Stephen effectively be able to simulate crowd control and establish the BOM that he needs? More importantly…are nachos and dip more of a priority over a cricket bat on his list of survival items? Be sure to check out his analysis in-full over at SolidWorks.

      Read Use SolidWorks Simulation as a Tool for Preparing for Zombie Attacks at SolidSmack.

      07 Nov 20:15

      Thailand-Based ‘Studiohole’ Knows a Thing or Two About Designing with Concrete

      by Simon Martin
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      It’s hard not to appreciate concrete from a manufacturing standpoint regardless of your taste for or against the cool minimalist aesthetic. Between its widespread availability and ability to be formed into literally any cavity, concrete is an excellent medium for the cheap up-front cost of manufacturing with it alone.

      Among other designers who have been dabbling with the concrete aesthetic is Bangkok, Thailand-based design studio Studiohole. Headed by industrial designers Kritsanawat Chonchana and Kitikarn Ngamboonsin, the two-person firm have created an impressive lineup of concrete-based products that incorporate electronic components…such as their latest, the Hole CD Player:

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      The team has also developed a wireless Bluetooth speaker–the JUN Speaker–that shares the same aesthetic to complete your mini-ecosystem…

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      The team have also designed a small line of other concrete objects that, while void of electronics, are still impressive material studies in their own right:

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      Be sure to check out the rest of their portfolio over at Studio-hole.com.

      Read Thailand-Based ‘Studiohole’ Knows a Thing or Two About Designing with Concrete at SolidSmack.

      06 Nov 20:33

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      06 Nov 22:29

      Behind the Scenes at Ferrari’s Maranello, Italy Factory

      by Simon Martin
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      Consisting of over 15,000 square meters of world-class automobile manufacturing equipment, the Ferrari factory in Maranello, Italy is one of the most iconic and visited automobile manufacturing facilities in the world.

      Having been the location for the famous Ferrari factory since the early 1940s, Enzo Ferrari chose the Northern Italy spot due to complications having to do with bombings during World War II.

      Ferrari history buffs will also be quick to note that this same factory also manufactured machine tools while Enzo was sorting out use of the Ferrari name with Alfa Romeo after having left working for the company that first hired him in 1920.

      More recently, photographer Luca Locatelli had the opportunity to go behind the scenes and document the factory in its current operational state…which includes churning out over 7,000 highly-engineered units each year.

      According to Ferrari:

      “This (the factory) is an ongoing project and encompasses everything from the layout of the buildings to the pathways for both people and components alike, the functionality of the various activities carried out, and, most importantly of all, the well-being of the people that do the actual work.”

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      Be sure to check out the rest of Locatelli’s photos from his factory visit as well as his other incredible photo galleries.

      Read Behind the Scenes at Ferrari’s Maranello, Italy Factory at SolidSmack.

      06 Nov 22:45

      Homes to Inspire | Swedish Beauties

      by Michelle Halford
      I have two homes for you today, both of which have beautiful interiors designed by the super-talented Swedish stylist and photographer Daniella Witte. You may remember this post, where I urged you to follow her tremendously inspiring blog. If you're just catching up, she has now moved to this new blog address so be sure to switch across to receive a regular dose of Scandi style inspiration. 

      I've said it before, but in terms of styling the Swedes really know what they are doing when it comes to property development and real estate. Daniella was recruited to work with a new Swedish apartments called Bonum, and as you will see she has worked her magic, transforming the simple spaces into homes that are warm, inviting and ever so stylish. Showcasing her signature Scandi style aesthetic, the monochrome palettes are paired with plenty of greenery and beautiful textural layers. I love the mix of lighting that Daniella has chosen in this first home

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      Light and airy, this next home has a lovely sense of calm enhanced by soft, neutral tones.

      Images via Daniella Witte

      06 Nov 22:30

      Spidey, Wake Up!: Wearable Superhero Sleeping Bags

      superhero-sleeping-bags-1.jpg Because who hasn't dreamed of being able to sleep anywhere, anytime, and look like a superhero doing it, Selk'bag has released this line of $140 wearable superhero sleeping bags. I'm gonna get the Spider Man one because I feel like that's the least ridiculous looking, despite the guy in the picture's best effort to make it seem otherwise. Man, I am going to be sleeping ALL THE TIME. Maybe I'm asleep right now. Am I having an erotic dream? I sure hope so! "No, you're dreaming about writing Geekologie -- hardly erotic." :( I don't even remember what boners feel like anymore. "Here." I meant my own. Keep going for shots of each of them individually.superhero-sleeping-bags-2.jpg superhero-sleeping-bags-3.jpg superhero-sleeping-bags-4.jpg superhero-sleeping-bags-5.jpg Thanks to Mrs. Serna, who agrees they should have made some female ones too.
      26 Sep 20:44

      Radinn's Electric Powered Wakeboard Lets You Go Surfing Without the Waves

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      With the goal of "revolutionizing the watersport industry," Swedish company Radinn has released their first product: an electric powered wakeboard. The carbon fiber craft carries onboard lithium batteries and is controlled via a wireless handheld remote, allowing the rider to cruise at up to 30 miles per hour.

      The coolest thing about having a self-propelled board is that it frees the rider from the beach. With an EPW one could navigate rivers, lakes, public fountains in Stockholm...

      Want.

      The 64-pound board's batteries can provide 30 minutes of runtime. Currently in its final testing stages, it's expected to go on sale next year. And no, it won't be cheap, but if you've got twenty grand to throw around, you could do a lot worse.

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