When trying to grasp the scale of stars and planets in an infinite universe, our finite minds have trouble visualizing how big things get out there. Most visualizations use a fixed perspective, where a larger planet or star appears to be the same size in the frame as the one before it. Corridor Crew took a different approach, setting Earth as the size of a tennis ball, and placing stars of increasing size in familiar a cityscape to help us truly see how small our neck of the galaxy is.
The stereotypical James Bond-esque spy doesn't need disguises. Disguises almost seem a relic of campy Hollywood B-movies in the post-WWII, tech-laden spy era, but they're used far more often than what we mere mortals would believe. The CIA even has a Chief of Disguise and Jonna Mendez was the Agency's guru. In this interview with WIRED, Mendez explains how the best spy agency in the world uses disguises and how it takes more than makeup to make on effective.
Versatile, collapsible, and robust, DMOS' Delta Elite Shovel is an ideal multi-tool for survival and off-road use. Built around a 12 Gauge steel connector, it can be used as a standard shovel, a hoe, or collapsed for transport and storage, with a removable handle that serves as a saw. 6061 aircraft-grade aluminum is used for the blade and telescoping shaft, keeping weight down while maintaining strength. The entire tool is anodized black for a sleek look and finished with a milled aluminum grip. Made in the USA.
Width: 11" / Height (Collapsed): 24" / Height (Extended): 51" / Weight: 3.5 lbs.
Take The Quiet Place and swap sound for sight, then you'll have Bird Box. Based on the post-apocalyptic novel by Josh Malerman, Sandra Bullock must embark on a two-day journey down a river to get her and her children to safety. If that doesn't seem nightmarish enough, mysterious beings are lurking around, waiting to overtake people through their vision so she'll have to do the whole thing blindfolded. The cast also includes Trevante Rhodes, Sarah Paulson, Lil Rel Howery, and John Malkovich and will be released on Netflix December 21, 2018.
His 10 principles are a part of basic design training worldwide. His work for Braun and Vitsœ is both highly-functional and museum-worthy. Rams is a documentary about Dieter and his work, helmed by Gary Hustwit — the director of Helvetica, and thus well-versed in geeky design detail — and soundtracked by none other than Brian Eno. Coming December 2018.
Inspired by some of their early diver-style watches, the Navi XL takes cues from Timex's rich history and blends it with some important modern upgrades. The timepiece features a black stainless steel case with a rotating bezel and a black dial with lumed indices and hands and a date window at 3 o'clock and an inner ring that to mark military time. The Navi XL is powered by a 21- jewel automatic movement which is visible through the exhibition case back, and the watch is finished with all-black hardware and a black leather strap.
Diameter: 41mm / Lug width: 20mm / Depth rating: 100 meters / Case Height: 13.5mm / Movement: 21-Jewel automatic
Designed for how you live, Thuma has created the perfect platform bed frame. It takes advantage of traditional Japanese joinery techniques that not only produces a sturdy, noise-free base but also reduces the need for hardware. The bed is shipped free to your door and can be assembled in about five minutes without the need for tools or a team of people. It's also made using quality, eco-friendly materials with a timeless design that's made for a lifetime of use — perfect for your current home, and your next.
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What makes something beautiful is hard to explain — but humans seem to have an innate way to know beauty when they see it. From early stone tools to cave paintings and modern masterpieces, beauty has been a part of humanity since there were humans. But the broader question of why we find things beautiful and how that helped us to survive and evolve is an open one. Kurzgesagt looks at beauty, and the unexpected ways it influences us.
You've seen the launch and watched Neil Armstrong take those first steps but that was only a part of the mission. A lot happened during the eight-day journey between the Earth and the Moon to make the lunar landing a success. This animated breakdown details exactly what took place during the deconstruction of the Saturn V rocket and Apollo spacecraft.