Damascus Steel Pocket Knife

A little pocket knife built with the famed Damascus Steel, this little guy has the hallmarks of being a collector’s item. The handle of Swedish rose stainless damascus steel knife is carbon fiber. Costs $500. via

Giant Cat Sofa

This giant cat sofa was displayed at the 2010 Habitat installation in Antwerp. Felis Domesticus is a 3.5 meter long soft sculpture of a sleeping cat that visitors could lounge upon.

This Is How You Deal With Body Hair

This dude is a pro. And he’s celebrating Movember in all its glory. via

Functional Prototype of Marty McFly’s Hoverboard

We have not really kept up with technological advances in fiction, a very glaring example of which is that we don’t yet have anything close to the hoverboard that Marty McFly showed off in Back to the Future. Though it is quite heartening to see that we are making progress on that score. Here’s a […]

Transparent Cabin Built From Lumber and Mirrors

It may be just a desert shack, but it is one sexy desert shack. Artist Phillip K Smith III added mirrors to go with lumber that makes the shack to create an illusion that makes the shack seem transparent. Mirror panels alternate with lumber to create Lucid Stead, the name given to the shack. The […]

Torii Rings Get a Sacred Touch For Your Fingers

Torii Rings by Japanese crafter Matsuko Matsui are based on the appearance of the famous “gates” that can be seen near Japanese Shinto shrines. The gates, seen across Japan traditionally mark boundaries between sacred and non-sacred land.

Wet Dog Portraits

An adorable and hilarious set of photographs of dogs caught mid bath. As photographer Sophie Gamand puts it, “Wet Dog is a series on dogs being washed during their grooming sessions. The way the water plays with their hair in a very painterly manner, and their facial expressions as the water is poured on them […]

Histagrams Tell History Seen Through Instagram

Our ancestors just got schooled in modern technology, and moments of history have ended up on Instagram. Histagrams is a humorous and ongoing series where MTV designers Gusto NYC and Gavin Alaoen present remarkable moments of history as they would probably have been posted on Instagram; had the old ones been cool enough to use […]

People in Remote Siberia Get Photographs Taken For The First Time Ever

Photographer Sasha Leahovcenko traveled twice to Chukotka in Siberia, to photograph tribes living in the remote area who had never had their photographs taken before. The photographer traveled to these forbidding remote lands with gifts of warm clothes and shoes for the people, and also printed their photographs and handed them back to these tribes. […]

bRead Notebook

Basking in the glory of its name, the bRead notebook is styled to look like slices of bread. Measuring 12 centimeters for each side, the notebook has 296 pages. Sadly, the pages themselves are not crafted to look like bread slices. Available in white bread, wheat bread, and whole wheat bread flavors, the notebooks are […]