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Cities Made of Bone

Monday July 25, 2016

A spine-tingling new proposal proves the old obsession with using human bones for building materials is alive and well. So to speak. 

The Packable Kayak

Wednesday July 20, 2016

Want a kayak, but don’t have the space to store it? The Pakayak, which you can pull apart and carry like a backpack, might be the portable boat you’ve been looking for.

Famous Writers' Writing Shacks

Saturday July 16, 2016

How some of history’s greatest writers found inspiration in a shack out the back.

Glen Clyde may well make the best socks to have graced our feet in years – and we’ve got some to give away.

Cassette tapes are back, says the U.S.’s last professional tape-maker. And who are we to argue? This short film takes us inside the factory where analogue dreams are still made.

Finally: someone has invented a rocking chair that will knit you a beanie while you gently coo yourself to sleep. 

Making a Log Cabin on Wheels

Friday June 24, 2016

Filmmaker Cyrus Sutton has mastered the art of living comfortably in cars. In fact, his current abode – a thoroughly decked-out Freightliner – is like a wood cabin on wheels.

Everyone’s favourite red planet just got a cartographical makeover, medieval style. 

Henry Bucks (coat giveaway)

Friday June 03, 2016

This dustcoat from Aussie clothing store Henry Bucks combines the look of the mid-century detective's trench with modern Italian tailoring. And we've got one to give away.

Write On Time

Monday May 30, 2016

This illustrated chart tracking the sleeping habits of famous writers should put a few productivity myths to rest.

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