Tuesday, December 09, 2014
Hanging in the garage of Fire Station #6 in Livermore, California, there’s a small, pear-shaped light bulb. It is glowing right now. This lightbulb has been glowing, with just a couple of momentary interruptions, for 113 years.
Wednesday, December 03, 2014
You see them on street corners, at gas stations, at shopping malls. You see them at blowout sales and grand openings of all kinds. Their wacky faces hover over us, and then fall down to meet us, and then rise up again. Their bodies flop. They flail. -
Tuesday, November 25, 2014
There’s a little trophy shop called Aardvark Laser Engraving down the street from our office in Oakland. Its small but bustling, and its windows are stuffed to the brim with awards made of all kinds of materials and in any shape you can imagine.
Sunday, November 09, 2014
By Gisele Regatao : Senior Editor, Culture, WNYC News
A new exhibit at the Museum of Arts and Design shows how urbanization, sustainability and indigenous craft are being translated into design in Latin America.
Sunday, October 19, 2014
When you support Radiotopia, you are making sure 99% Invisible can keep coming to you weekly and you'll be supporting our entire collective of award-winning, independent radiomakers. Please go to our Kickstarter page and back us in our effort to remak...
Thursday, October 02, 2014
By Khrista Rypl
Layer Tennis combines the confusion and misinformation of the game Telephone with jaw-dropping feats of Photoshop skill.
Tuesday, September 30, 2014
Straight lines form the core of our built environment. Building in straight lines makes predicting costs and calculating structural loads easier, since building materials come in linear units. Straight lines might be logical, predictable, and efficient,
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