Repairing any modern device looks impossible. Thousands of tiny components, all soldered onto multiple boards tightly layered on top of another — it's something only a robot could do. But Jessa Jones wants you to know that it isn't impossible — and to teach you how to do it. Jessa's background is in molecular genetics, and she used that to found the Practical Board Repair School, where she teaches the art of replacing microscopic parts.
Take the lights of nighttime Tokyo and combine them with giant robots and you'll have an idea of the dekotora culture of Japan. Translated as "decoration truck," these disco rigs put the chrome-and-steel kings of American highways to shame. Great Big Story looks and the years, money, and love this small auto subculture puts into the vehicles that make them their living.
There are a few brands out there that never go out of style, Timex is part of that group, and has been for generations. The minimalist dial design of the Timex Fairfield Chrono Watch is an excellent example, featuring a chronograph function with four-hour capacity, Indiglo night-light, and is water resistant up to 30 meters. Strap choices include stainless steel, striped nylon, and genuine leather that can be worn exclusively or swapped out to match mood or destination. It goes with just about everything and promises to be your favorite accessory for years to come.
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Since you're in bed for close to 3000 hours per year, you should probably prioritize your sheets a bit more. Brooklinen can help. They're a startup that is focused on taking your bedding game to the next level. Woven from 100% long-staple cotton, Brooklinen sheets are crisp, cool and get better with every use. Keep it classic with all-white sheets, or mix-and-match to customize things to look exactly the way you want. It's time to make your whole bed feel like the cool side of the pillow
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LA-based Binishells is reinventing the construction business. The balloon-shaped structures are formed using low air pressure to create reinforced concrete shells. Using less labor and materials, the company can cut costs in half and build three times faster than traditional methods, while using less waste. They currently offer six systems that can be utilized for anything from homes and resorts to schools and public housing.
Good lighting is always important in film and photography. United Visual Artists think it's equally as important on the stage. While showcasing their work with the British band Massive Attack, the London-based art and design group explore not just the visual aspects of stage lighting, but also the emotional and physical effect it can have on an audience.