The Staple Collector

Friday October 24, 2014

Examining an archive of staplers, and the fascinating shadow of the man who collected them.

Meteorite Knives

Monday October 20, 2014

Forget Valyrian steel: Guillermo Mendoza makes his knives out of meteorites.

Obscure Vintage Microcars

Friday October 17, 2014

You'll never look at a Messerschmitt KR200 the same way again.

Bose Headphone Giveaway

Thursday October 16, 2014

If you aren’t wearing Bose’s QuietComfort noise-cancelling headphones, the only thing you’re cancelling is your listening pleasure.

You might think you don’t need a documentary series to teach you how to make ice, open doors and swat flies. You might also be wrong.

Horse Power

Thursday October 02, 2014

A clever Frenchman made the best of what could have been a disastrous situation.

Los Angeles Plays Itself

Tuesday September 30, 2014

More than a decade after its film festival premiere, this excellent doco about Los Angeles is finally getting a DVD release.

The Cardboard Cathedral

Thursday September 25, 2014

It's not just materials that make Japanese architect Shigeru Ban's buildings so different.

Are Records Killing the Player Piano?

Wednesday September 24, 2014

Today in 'Old People Hating On New Technology': the New York Times once worried we'd lose our vocal cords because Edison invented the phonograph.

Sunday Reading: Professor Dumpster

Sunday September 21, 2014

Building an educational initiative and living space without all the rubbish.

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