Having seen people vie and die to sit on the Iron Throne in Game of Thrones, we think the king ought to know better. The Iron Throne is one uncomfortable, if not downright dangerous place to sit on. Aegon Targaryen wanted it that way, and well, the others just followed suit. It might be possible, that had their asses been comfortably placed on the throne, the kings would be more compassionate, and Westeros a better place.
Need beer, can’t drink? Bid your time with beer lollipops. Well, we assume they aren’t as good as a real beer, but it just might be the stop gap arrangement if your options are thin. They come in three flavors: IPA, Stout, and Lager; and are currently priced at $10 for a pack of four.
Graphic designer Victoria Siemer matches up polaroids with computer messages, and tailors them up as a match for human emotions. The ongoing photography series is called “Human Error” and deals with quite an interesting facet of modern technology and human life.
Somethings come into existence just to make everybody happy, much like this Pizza Cake. PizzaCake is one of the innovations by Canadian chain Boston Pizza. They have an ongoing competition with several entries, the winner of which will be made into a real product. Really, there are quite a few great products waiting to happen on that list. We’d rather have several of them be real, but if it has to be a choice, the answer is PizzaCake.
Smithsonian has announced finalists for its 11th Annual Photo Contest. The contest includes six categories, viz. The Natural World, Travel, People, Americana, Altered Images and Mobile. Ten images were selected from each of the categories as the finalists. The contest received more than 50,000 submissions from 132 countries. Winners of the contest will be announced on May 15. Hit ahead to take a look at few of the finalists.
3D on the Rocks as they are called, are 3D milled ice cube sculptures designed to go right into your drink. Ice cubes in your drink are good, they’re useful, but these sculptures are way better, even if they might not be as practical as the simple ice cube. The sculpture ice cubes look superb, and that alone is enough to sway my (shallow) opinion in their favor.
Take a nap dressed as a hero, wake up a champion. The firefighter duvet cover is priced at $80.
A Moment of Reflection by American photographer Cody William Smith is a project that deals with landscapes reflected in mirrors. It is landscape photography, with the exception that the mirror and the landscape it reflects becomes the center of attention. Mainly perhaps, because of the way the mirror presents an abrupt change to the landscape that the photograph is showing.
Popsicle sticks, they can do all sorts of things. Like these wonderful kinetic sculptures that Joyce Lin made. The sculptures are popsicle sticks for the most part, though other ingredients do find their way in as well for a few odd jobs. A design student at RISD, Joyce made these sculptures during her spare time.
Animated Spiderman of the ’60s was a treasure trove of wisdom. People missed it of course, so here’s some of the wisdom so you never forget.