26 Oct
Taschen reprints their best-selling book of all time — about arguably the greatest mind of all time

The great Leonardo da Vinci has inestimable traces of his influence within endless realms of artistic and scientific institutions. The Italian archetype of the Renaissance man was not only a painter but a sculptor, architect, engineer, scientist, inventor, musician, botanist, geologist, cartographer, anatomist and writer. He could easily be God. Thus, it’s no surprise that […]


27 Sep
Only 191 stainless steel framed bikes available this December

In 1962 a man named Alex Moulton, an English engineer and inventor, designed what would be called the Moulton Bicycle — best known for its unconventional frame design, small wheels and front and rear suspension. Now, almost 50 years later, the bikes are set to be rolled out again with the same Reynolds and Columbus […]


13 May
BPG Motors' Uno III scooter/segway/motorcycle is more than meets the eye

We actually covered this Uno unicycle waaaay back in the early days of LIAS, when spring was in the air and our hearts were filled with childish glee (Motorized Unicycle Helps Nerds Look Cool…Somewhat…). Now that we’ve become jaded adults with souls cold and coal-crusted with resentment, the Ontario-born inventor Ben Gulak has managed to […]


4 May
From the 1968 Scandinavian Furniture Fair to today

Originally created by Henrik Thor-Larsen’s in 1968, the OVALIA Egg Chair is one of the more iconic pieces of furniture from the modern era. The Danish Industrial designer and inventor crafted the future-retro chair’s shiny white shell out of glass fibre-reinforced polyester, and then lined the inside of the chair with vividly colored wool and […]


4 Mar
The Futurist and Godfather of Singularity

Transcendent Man, the documentary on the life and ideas of fearless Futurist and Singularity visionary Ray Kurzweil’s has been uploaded to YouTube for all to see. Directed by filmmaker Barry Ptolemy, the doc follows the millionaire inventor and best selling author of The Singularity Is Near: When Humans Transcend Biology as he promotes his book […]


30 Sep
AC vs DC? Does this mean they're both gay?

This short and winsome tale tells the story of one Nikolai Tesla vs. the Douchebaggery of Thomas Edison. Now I know Edison did a lot of crazy shit himself, like invent the lightbulb, record player and film camera, but the man held many things to be desired — such as his respect for onetime employee-soon-to-be-nemesis  […]