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organisms

Photographing Ancient Organisms Before They Disappear

Around our planet, life moves at different speeds. Generations of humans come and go in the lengthy lifespan of organisms like Pando, the “Trembling Giant,” a colony of quaking aspens in Utah some 80,000 years old. Brooklyn-based photographer Rachel Sussman spent nearly a decade tracking down the elders of our world, where life is measured in centuries instead of years.

Hyper Allergic
Shure sound

Shure Sound Isolating Earphones, Quad HD MicroDrivers & True Subwoofer

The SE846 delivers extended high-end clarity and unparalleled low-end performance. Evolved from personal monitor technology road-tested by pro musicians and fine-tuned by Shure engineers, the SE846 features a patent-pending design that includes a groundbreaking low-pass filter.

$999
The Present

The Present, Award-Winning Short Film About Disabled Dog

The Present is an animated short film created and directed by German animator Jacob Frey, alongside with Markus Kranzler. It is based on "Perfeição", a comic strip by Fabio Coala. The film won more than 50 awards at several film festivals and the makers landed jobs at Pixar and Disney respectively.

mcdonalds-history

Iconic Franchises—Then and Now

Every iconic franchise began somewhere. Every one started with a single store opening its doors to a public that had never heard of it and didn’t know what to expect. A look at the humble beginnings of some of the biggest names in fast food, from KFC to McDonald’s.

Wall Street Journal
Mexico City

My Mexico City Is Everyone’s Now

Mexico City comes at you fast, in multitudes, on streets lined with funky bars, glass towers, rundown houses, taco stands, cantinas, designer shops, fancy restaurants, artsy hotels. Life is lived out on the streets, in plazas and parks, in the mercados and commercial strips, in the elite colonias and poor barrios that spread far into the mountains. Few places are as maddening, as beautiful and mysterious, as mystical.

New York Times
Emirates Airlines

Is Emirates Airlines Running Out of Sky?

The airline, which is based in Dubai and owned by its government, has become the world’s largest long-haul carrier by never relaxing its grip—on employees, on airplane manufacturers, or on its own ambitions. It flies the fanciest product on the biggest planes on the longest routes. There might not be much more room to soar.

Bloomberg
Master Dynamic MH40

Master & Dynamic MH40 Over Ear Headphone

Master & Dynamic's MH40 Over Ear Headphones are engineered to last, utilizing only the finest materials to create the perfect balance of aesthetics, strength, comfort and sound. They make an elegant yet everyday addition to your desk, studio or home.

$399
Heng Balance Lamp

The Heng Balance Lamp Illuminates with a Suspended Magnetic Switch

Seeking a novel way to redesign a light switch while simultaneously retaining a functional and aesthetically pleasing object was the design challenge for Netherlands-based designer Arthur Limpens of Allocacoc DesignNest. His solution was the Heng Balance Lamp, a desktop light that relies on a pair of magnets suspended on strings to pull an internal switch.

This Is Colossal
The Last Days of Detroit

The Last Days of Detroit: Motor Cars. Motown and the Collapse of an Industrial Giant

In The Last Days of Detroit, Mark Binelli returned to his native Detroit to explore the city's swathes of abandoned buildings, miles of urban prairie, and streets filled with wild dogs, to tell the story of the new society emerging from the debris.

$31
Art in America

Art in America 1945-1970: Writings from the Age of Abstract Expressionism

Experience the creative explosion that transformed American art, in the words of the artists, writers, and critics who were there: In the quarter century after the end of World War II, a new generation of painters, sculptors, and photographers transformed the face of American art and shifted the center of the art world from Paris to New York.

$29
Pain

Measuring Pain: How Much Does it Hurt?

Aching, throbbing, excruciating—pain remains difficult to describe and impossible to see. Pain can be either acute or chronic, and the words do not (as some people think) mean bad and very bad. Acute pain means a temporary or one-off feeling of discomfort, usually treated with drugs; chronic pain persists over time and has to be lived with as a malevolent everyday companion. But because patients build up a resistance to drugs, other forms of treatment must be found for it.

Ars Technica
Anki Cozmo

Anki Cozmo Robot

Say hello to the Anki Cozmo Robot, a gifted little guy with a mind of his own. He's a real-life robot like you've only seen in movies, with a one-of-a-kind personality that evolves the more you hang out. He'll nudge you to play and keep you constantly surprised. Cozmo’s your accomplice in a crazy amount of fun.

$359
Wire Cutters

‘Wire Cutters’, Award-Winning Science-Fiction Short Film

‘Wire Cutters’ is a science-fiction short film by Jack Anderson about dueling robots in outer-space. The 7-minute-film was a finalist at the student BAFTA and Academy Awards and won the Best Student Film Award at the Nashville Film Festival.

Dyson V8

Dyson V8 Absolute Cord-Free Vacuum

Powered by the Dyson V8 digital motor, it creates the most powerful cordless vacuum. The direct-drive cleaner head drives bristles deeper into the carpet to remove even more dirt. Cord-free. Hassle-free. The most powerful suction and up to 40 minutes of powerful suction.

$560
Watchtower of Turkey

Watchtower of Turkey, A Beautiful Piece of Cinematic Editing

Incorporating tons of in-camera motion, rhythmic swoops, and artful wipes alongside a mélange of techniques from hyper lapse to slow motion, Leonardo Dalessandri’s formal innovation achieved perfection in “Watchtower of Turkey.” This hard-developed skill, paired with a sense of both drama and grace, created a travel video unlike any we’d seen before.

1000 Record Covers

1000 Record Covers, Album Art From The 1960s to The 90s

This edition of 1000 Record Covers presents a selection of the best rock album covers of the 60s to 90s from music archivist, disc jockey, journalist, and former record-publicity executive Michael Ochs’s enormous private collection. Both a trip down memory lane and a study in the evolution of cover art.

$16