Philippe Starck’s Stylish Smart Ring: Aeklys by Starck

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With the constant influx of new and improving technological innovations humans are getting increasingly closer to dematerialization. We find we need less “stuff” and that which we do need requires more power and more intelligence. The latest product to embody this reality is a smart ring designed by Philippe Starck – Aeklys by Starck. (more…)

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Marcel Wanders Designs The Whisperviolin

Marcel Wanders designs the whisperviolin

After years of performing at the highest level, virtuoso violinist Monica Germino was diagnosed with hyperacusis (extreme sensitivity to sound) and had to abandon her usual performances. As a result, special compositions have been written for the musician, most notably MUTED by composer Louis Andriessen, and custom violins have been designed for her to perform. One of those is a collaboration between Dutch designer Marcel Wanders and built by master Bas Maas of the Netherlands. (more…)

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Female Green Army Men, Finally! Only Took Over 90 Years.

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Green Army Men, those drab olive colored little toy soldiers, have been around in the U.S. since 1930. Found in most toy chests along with Hot Wheels and Etch-a-sketch, the miniature molded plastic green men have since inspired numerous pop culture and household products. So iconic, they were inducted into the National Toy Hall of Fame in 2014. There have been numerous iterations of the small green figurines such as the provocative Casualties of WarToy Boarders and Yoga Joes. And yes, there are pink versions of the little plastic army men…. but they have still always been MEN. Until now. BMC Toys finally introduces Plastic Army Women! (more…)

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