Champagne Glass Table Lamps For a Swig of Light

Contrary to its appearance of sitting above the stem of a champagne glass, the lamp is almost anticlimactically named People Lamp. Designed by Pedro Mendes, the lamp has a clear champagne glass like stem, topped by a touch of color around the switch and the bulb holder. Priced at €64.67 (~$88).

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Here’s What Happens When Americans Label Europe, and Brits Label USA on a Map

Americans were asked to label countries in Europe, while Brits were asked to label states on a map of the USA. The effort is commendable, and the results are interesting and funny.

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Urban Skiing in Detroit

Detroit is no more it once was. Areas and localities that once used to be sprawling neighborhoods now have areas that are abandoned. Poor Boyz Productions took advantage of the abandoned buildings of Detroit, to go urban skiing in the motor city.

You Eat What You Touch

Advertising campaign for Lifebuoy handwash creates very icky reminder of washing hands before you eat. Developed by Singapore based Nemesis Pictures, the campaign shows several animals compacted into food-like shapes to get the message across.

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Realistic Creatures From Legend of Zelda

Creatures of Zelda just got real in the art of Nate Hallinan. You haven’t known a fear of spiders until you see Skulltula in its realistic look.

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Knitted Crochet Lamp Shades

Designed by Ariel Zuckerman in collaboration with Oded Sapir, the knitted crochet lamp shades create a three dimensional sheet of fabric that serves as a light fixture. The lamp shades are made in a mix of industrial knitting and hand crochet and fit onto rigid structures so they can keep their shape.

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Sunlight Pills Make Winters Better

Winter sun is a rare treat at several places. All that pervades in the season is gloom. In the modern world where we have a pill for everything, it definitely makes sense to have a pill for the sun! Sunlight Pills are a nice concept of glowing pills that bring you the sensation of being in a nice, sunny place like BoraBora, Bahamas, and Seychelles.

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Wall Mounted Liquor Dispenser

Chugging alcohol becomes easier, when you get to put four bottles of your favorite drinks all set to pour. To have it work, just place the glass under the chosen bottle, and push the trigger. Costs $50.

Toyota FT-1 Concept Car

Toyota FT-1 concept car takes departure from the cars Toyota has recently been making. Blandness of the usual Toyota cars makes way for an aggressive, stylish look with this concept. Several regard this concept as a spiritual successor to the good old Toyota Supra, and if that really be the case, FT-1 needs to stop being a concept and get real soon.

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Video Shows the Effects of Sugar on the Brain [video]

We eat sugar, we crave sugar. In this video Dr. Nicole Avena explains why we do enjoy sugar.

When you eat something loaded with sugar, your taste buds, your gut and your brain all take notice. This activation of your reward system is not unlike how bodies process addictive substances such as alcohol or nicotine — an overload of sugar spikes dopamine levels and leaves you craving more. Nicole Avena explains why sweets and treats should be enjoyed in moderation.

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