The modulOne from PassivDom is quite an interesting house. Or, to be more accurate with the company’s description, “autonomous 3D-printed mobile house”. The Ukrainian company behind the house says it is “mobile and transportable house with Passive House parameters”. It is claimed that the thermal characteristics are high enough for the house to use 20 times less energy than an ordinary building. Of course, this comes in rather handy as autonomous function and off-grid living are the major selling points of this house.
Netherlands-based artist Jeroen van Kesteren has created this wonderful set of airships, for a series titled Orphanage for Lost Adventures. They are made primarily from cardboard, although aluminum, paper, foil, and adhesives find use too. The flying ships have been created over the last year, and each can take almost a month to complete.
How do things in the universe compare on the scale of size? Well, take a look at this video and be amazed. It starts with the fabric of space and time, goes on to the singularity of a black hole followed by quarks, protons, and eventually to stars, black holes and galaxies, superclusters and everything in between.
Checkout Fravel, the cute suitcase that would love to be your pet. The bag has a cat-like shape, accented by its ears, which respond to touch. You can pet your suitcase, and she’ll respond by moving her squishy, jelly-like ears. On the bottom of the luggage is a little heart that beats (rather, blinks) faster when you take her out for your journey.
The movie will be on theaters on June 2.
One night, Chris Newsome noticed a toad chilling on his porch. And then he saw the little visitor show up everyday. Not one to ignore his guest, Newsome decided to do “something special” for the toad. So, he cut up some foam paper to make a hat for the little guy.
Creations of EgliDesign studio bring to the mind pictures of a wonderland – a world of fantasy and magic. The furniture however, is very much grounded in reality; its unique form guided by perspective and imagination of Lithuanian artist/designer Eglė Mie, the founder of the studio.
Human life expectancy is at the highest it has ever been. We now have better access to healthcare, and better healthcare, and life expectancy is it an encouraging high. So we are living longer, but how much of that increased life is spent in good health? This infographic by Medigo illustrates the global numbers for what they call “Bad Health Years”, a number that has increased (on average) for Europe and South America.