springwise:

Wireless earbuds are custom 3D printed so they won’t fall out
Earbud headphones come as standard with most smartphones, but they’re typically prone to breaking, and their one-size-fits-all design means that they can be uncomfortable and fall out when exercising. In the past, we’ve seen HeadFoams make the devices more durable, especially for young users. Now OwnPhones is enabling consumers to customize their earbuds to their own unique style and ear shape through 3D printing. READ MORE…

springwise:

Wireless earbuds are custom 3D printed so they won’t fall out

Earbud headphones come as standard with most smartphones, but they’re typically prone to breaking, and their one-size-fits-all design means that they can be uncomfortable and fall out when exercising. In the past, we’ve seen HeadFoams make the devices more durable, especially for young users. Now OwnPhones is enabling consumers to customize their earbuds to their own unique style and ear shape through 3D printing. READ MORE…

thisistheverge:

This is the world’s collective view of the World Cup A good portion of sports fans across the globe found themselves sitting in front of a TV yesterday to watch Germany and Argentina duke it out in the World Cup, and artists Teju Cole, Jer Thorp, and Mario Klingemann wanted to make something out of that rare worldwide connection. “Simultaneous spectatorship has been possible for decades,” Cole writes on Twitter, “but global social networks have now made it highly visible.” Cole asked his followers to tweet photos of their television or computer as they watched the game, tagging the photos with their location, the minute on the game clock, and the hashtag “thetimeofthegame.”

thisistheverge:

This is the world’s collective view of the World Cup
A good portion of sports fans across the globe found themselves sitting in front of a TV yesterday to watch Germany and Argentina duke it out in the World Cup, and artists Teju Cole, Jer Thorp, and Mario Klingemann wanted to make something out of that rare worldwide connection. “Simultaneous spectatorship has been possible for decades,” Cole writes on Twitter, “but global social networks have now made it highly visible.” Cole asked his followers to tweet photos of their television or computer as they watched the game, tagging the photos with their location, the minute on the game clock, and the hashtag “thetimeofthegame.”

thisistheverge:

A chat with Microsoft’s CEO: why Apple and Google haven’t won yet “Guess what, you’re just not a consumer.”

A new Kinect for Windows is coming, and this is why you should care By Tom Warren, theverge.com
July 15th marks a new era for Kinect hacks
Microsoft’s sec­ond Kinect for Win­dows sen­sor is arriv­ing on July 15th for $199, and it’s aim­ing to take things even fur­ther away from gam­ing. While Kinect’s early usage was boost­ed by the Xbox 3…

A new Kinect for Windows is coming, and this is why you should care
By Tom Warren, theverge.com

July 15th marks a new era for Kinect hacks

Microsoft’s sec­ond Kinect for Win­dows sen­sor is arriv­ing on July 15th for $199, and it’s aim­ing to take things even fur­ther away from gam­ing. While Kinect’s early usage was boost­ed by the Xbox 3…

(Source: smarterplanet)

emergentfutures:

New Chip to Bring Holograms to Smartphones

Ostendo’s Tiny Projectors AreDesigned to Display Crisp Video, Glasses-Free 3-D Images

Full Story: WSJ

emergentfutures:

New Chip to Bring Holograms to Smartphones

Ostendo’s Tiny Projectors AreDesigned to Display Crisp Video, Glasses-Free 3-D Images

Full Story: WSJ

huffpostarts:

Art News - WATCH: The alleged trailer for the new Banksy documentary ‘Better Out Than In’

Don’t let an economist bully you into believing money’s all that matters. And don’t let a psychologist bully you into believing that money is completely unimportant. How you manage that tradeoff is going to require a lot of experimenting and thinking and introspection. People choose occupations based not just on money, but also on meaning.

Truth. Economist Justin Wolfers offers this important caveat to his groundbreaking research into whether money buys happiness. Per his admonition, see Alan Watts on money vs. wealth and pioneering psychologist Martin Seligman’s simple, money-independent technique for increasing happiness, then revisit this field guide to finding a fulfilling occupation.  (via explore-blog)

Pay For Your City: Crowdfunding For Civic Projects Is Unusually Successful BEN SCHILLER, fastcoexist.com
Citizens can support their cities like never before on platforms like Kickstarter. Here’s a look at what makes a winning civic campaign.
While most of the action in crowd­fund­ing has been around pri­vate entre­pre­neur­ial projects, recent­ly…

about time. a disruptive way to get around non progressive government.

Pay For Your City: Crowdfunding For Civic Projects Is Unusually Successful
BEN SCHILLER, fastcoexist.com

Citizens can support their cities like never before on platforms like Kickstarter. Here’s a look at what makes a winning civic campaign.

While most of the action in crowd­fund­ing has been around pri­vate entre­pre­neur­ial projects, recent­ly…

about time. a disruptive way to get around non progressive government.

(Source: futuramb, via emergentfutures)

inner meaning?

inner meaning?

(via mtv)

Feels like a Tom Cruise movie..
kickstarter:

Help build the world’s fastest bike (FYI that is a bike).