As these young inventors say, bikes are the future. As everyone says, bike helmets are unwieldy and uncomfortable. To combat the latter in order to accommodate the former, two design students are crafting an invisible bike helmet. Watch above to find out more.
A quick study of this cramped historical accident can make even your hole-in-the-wall apartment seem grand.
Known for its free-market approach to stimulating economic growth, many praise the region’s embrace of minimal regulations for its current affluent state. That being said, such freedom comes at a cost: in terms of democracy, the island is ranked as “partly free” and some stipulate that had Singapore not been endowed with such a benevolent dictator, it would cease to achieve the prosperity it maintains today.
Based solely upon its exterior, the Winchester Mystery House looks like any other sprawling northern California mansion. The house’s sea of red roofs and beautiful gardens may even appear inviting. Yet take a tour through the nearly 160 rooms and you’ll see why the Winchester Mystery House, built for 38 years by Sarah Winchester, has been dubbed one of the creepiest homes the world.
Sarah Winchester, born around 1840, grew up in a world of privilege. She spoke four languages, attended the best schools around, married well, and eventually gave birth to a daughter, Annie. However, tragedy struck in her late twenties when Annie died, followed by the death of Sarah’s husband William more than a decade later.
There’s a tired adage which states that all art imitates life, but Italian artist Guido Daniele has turned the saying on its head–or rather, its hands. Utilizing the human hand as his canvas, Daniele transforms the most vulnerable and expressive parts of the body into priceless works of art. The result is an incredible living painting wherein the most obvious symbol for humanity–the hand–is almost indiscernible from the wildlife painted atop it. Check out Twisted Sifter to see a more extensive list.