MB&F and L’Epée 1839 Create Starfleet Machine, An Otherworldly Table Clock for $31000.

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Two luxury French horologists have combined their talents to design and build a time machine inspired by science fiction  – more specifically by Star Trek’s Deep Space 9 Space Station*.  Starfleet Machine, a $31,000 table clock, was designed by Maximilian Busser & Friends (MB&F) and engineered by L’Epée 1839, Switzerland’s only remaining specialized high-end clock manufacturer. Read more

How 28 Different Media Outlets Are Promoting The OK Cupid “Experiment” Story on Facebook.

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When I logged onto Facebook this morning, my newsfeed was filled with links to blog posts and articles, most of them indignantly screaming that internet dating site OK Cupid had experimented on users without their knowledge. Read more

Louboutin Nail Lacquer In High Heel-Inspired Bottle with Wacky Ad by David Lynch.

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Rouge Louboutin, a timeless shade of red nail color and inspired by the iconic sole of every Christian Louboutin shoe has just been launched. The $50 nail lacquer comes in an unusual bottle with a cap inspired by the highest heel Christian Louboutin ever designed. Read more

The Riva 88’ Florida, A New Yacht With Innovative Convertible Hard Top

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The new Riva 88’ Florida is the spiritual successor of the Riva Bahamas – the first model entirely designed by Mauro Micheli, who is responsible for the entire Riva range today. The yacht’s name also draws inspiration from the exotic name of its predecessor to represent the new horizon of this iconic brand of the boating industry worldwide. Read more

Sandra Bullock Immortalized in Wax For Her 50th Birthday

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So often Madame Tussaud’s wax statues of celebrities look creepy and a little ‘off’, but the newest of actress Sandra Bullock, unveiled in New York yesterday, is an impressive likeness. Read more

Architectural Icons Animated Video by Matteo Muci

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A two-minute animated voyage illustrated, animated and scored by Matteo Muci lets us watch some of the most iconic masterpieces of modern architecture come to life from the ground up. Read more

Italy Wins The 2014 European Solar Decathlon With RhOME for DenCity.

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above: The winning design from the rear, the RhOME for denCity

The Solar Decathlon was inaugurated in the U.S. in 2002 after an initiative taken by the US Dept. of Energy (DOE). Open to the public, the Solar Decathlon is a competition which unites the greatest universities from all over the world to compete by designing, building and operating a full-scale, entirely functional solar-powered house. Read more

Hermès Window Display by Zim and Zou is a Fox Den Made of Paper and Leather.

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Another impressive Hermès Window Display by French artists  Zim and Zou. This time it’s a Fox Den made entirely of paper – with a fox made of leather – for the luxury brand’s Barcelona store. Read more

Jon Stewart’s Kickstarter Campaign to Buy CNN

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Yet another reason to love Jon Stewart. The Daily Show host has decided that he doesn’t like and wants to improve CNN. Therefore, he is launching a $10 billion Kickstarter campaign to buy the news channel. Read more

A Mani With Mini People You Can Do Yourself. And Here’s How.

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Mani With Mini People! Here’s a manicure that puts the world at your fingertips. Alice Bartlett has impressed us by turning her fingernails into grass covered turf complete with miniature people for fun nails that may inspire you to do the same. Read more

The Alkira Resort House & Rainforest Retreat (aka The Stamp House) by Charles Wright.

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Winner of the Australian Institute of Architects Far North Queensland House of The Year 2014, Charles Wright’s Stamp House, which is now a resort open to the pubic, looks like something out of a futuristic movie. Read more

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