Category Archives: CULTURE

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Watching Manufactured Plastic Objects Melt Up-Close is Strangely Fascinating

1 week ago

While Gallagher might have pioneered the act of destroying things for the amusement of a late night TV audience, YouTube has certainly helped reinvent it. From compressing random objects with…

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Level Up Your Design Sketching with this Guided Figure Drawing Sketchbook and Template Guide

2 weeks ago

When it comes to design sketching, one of the most difficult –– but oftentimes absolutely necessary –– components to lay down are various components of the human figure. Among other reasons, understanding…

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20 Product Designers You Should Follow on Instagram Right Now

3 weeks ago

Love ’em or just plain don’t have time for ’em, social media platforms are here to stay. While you don’t necessarily need to be an expert at Tweetin’ or Facebookin’,…

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Learn the Fascinating History of Aluminum in Just Six Minutes

1 month ago

Long before Apple’s aluminum unibody hardware designs –– along with Jony Ive’s unmistakeable “aluminium” pronunciation –– aluminum had already changed the world of mass manufacturing. Having dropped in price by over…

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That Insane Paper Saw Blade: What Else Can it Cut Through?

1 month ago

This past Sunday, Canada-based woodworker John Heisz uploaded a video he made documenting a paper saw blade that he had made from standard printer paper cutting wood with surprisingly clean…

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Can a Paper Saw Blade Actually Cut Wood? (Yes)

1 month ago

While saw blades come in a multitude of sizes and colors with a range of different kinds of teeth, you surely haven’t seen a saw blade like this for sale…

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This Incredible Picture Frame Uses a Clever Lighting Trick to Slow Down Time

1 month ago

With four finished degrees from MIT (BS: Physics, Math, MS: Mech. Engineering, Media Arts and Sciences), scientist and engineer Jeff Lieberman knows a thing or two about –– well, a…

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This Engineering Student Recycles Old Junk Into High-Speed Racing Machines

1 month ago

Few things are as enticing to young engineering students as the opportunity to build their own go-karts from scratch, and 18-year-old engineering student Jasper Edwards is living the dream. The…

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New Adventures in Package Design: Pizza Boxes Printed with Conductive Ink

1 month ago

Nobody will blame you if you’ve never taken a moment to think about the hard science behind a simple pizza delivery. After all, paying the driver and eating the pizza…