Skip to main content

Posts

Showing posts from September 23, 2014

Kick Your Smoking Habit for Good with The Help From SMOQUIT

These Are The Most Cursed Movies Of All Time (12 pics)

These actors worked for many years to get high profile roles in these now iconic movies but they also got more than they bargained for. These movies came with a price and they ended up becoming the most cursed movies of all time. No one on these movie sets was safe.

Sony’s SmartEyeglass Concept Looks Better Than Google Glass

It’s good to know there’s going to be Google Glass alternative, Sony’s SmartEyeglass Concept is a transparent lens eyewear that connects with compatible smartphones to provide user with information such as text, symbols, and images right in front of user’s field of view. This wearable device is equipped with a diverse range of sensing technologies such as accelerometer, CMOS image sensor, electronic compass, brightness sensor, Gyroscope, and microphone. Having these handy features, you can combine them with GPS location to get more optimized information to your current circumstances. Sony infuses its unique hologram optics technology in order to create a lens that has the ability to reach high transparency of 85% with thickness less than 3.0mm. The monochrome display ensures low energy consumption compared to color display, with high luminance, user can easily read text in a wide range of environments. From : Sony Of course all data displayed right in front of use depends

Chances Concept Vehicle : Futuristic Vehicle That Teaches You How To Drive

Cruising down the road through Snowdonia National Park, Chances concept vehicle takes your love of the outdoors to a breathtaking adventure. This path features challenging bends but the road surface is perfect and the view is awesome. The idea behind this concept vehicle is to design a future transportation that doesn’t require specific skills. Some of us want to experience cruising down the road of national park using skateboard or riding a big motorbike enjoy the winding roads, however, only few would follow their hearts because most of them don’t have the skills to do so. Keeping this in mind, Siriphong Roongruengvuthikul proposes new concept vehicle that doesn’t require any training, a vehicle that teaches you how to ride in the first hour and allow you to ride without specific skills. Will you try “Chances”? Designer : Siriphong Roongruengvuthikul Can you imagine if our future vehicle could be driven without any mandatory skills or experience? No, it’s not really an a

Blackpool House by Glamuzina Paterson Architects

Glamuzina Paterson Architects designed a one-bedroom house on Waiheke Island, New Zealand, for a couple on a very modest budget. Project description The house at Blackpool, Waiheke stands as a black monolith in a densely populated native landscape. The brief was to design a house that was at home in the tree canopy. The architectural solution created a tower that vertically responded to the topography and allowed choreographed connections to the landscape. Entry to the steep site is from above and you descend through dense native trees, along a winding path where you are presented with an entry porch cut into the austere form. The southern wall is conceived as a defensive wall anchoring the building into the site, and setting up a layering of the space within. The entry compresses you on arrival, followed by a sense of expansion offered by the interior double height space beyond. The tower is a one bedroom house for a couple, and was completed on a

Hillside House by SB Architects

SB Architects designed the Hillside House in Mill Valley, California. Project description Nestled in the hills of Mill Valley, California, just across the Golden Gate Bridge from San Francisco, Hillside House has just received certification as the first LEED for Homes Platinum custom home in Marin County, and one of only a handful in Northern California. Designed by San Francisco-based SB Architects, an international firm well-known for the design of site-sensitive resort and mixed-use projects around the world, and built by well-known green builder McDonald Construction & Development, this home is a statement of what is possible combining “high design with high sustainability.” The four-story home – clad with beautiful, sustainable Western Red Cedar siding – is set on a steep hillside site that provides for a very vertical design with living and private zones situated on multiple separate floors. Numerous outdoor and covered terraces and balconie