11 Apr
Sixty finalists left in the 11th annual worldwide competition

In what has become an annually awaited photo-op in camera viewfinders and web browsers everywhere, Smithsonian has just announced the finalists in its 11th annual photography contest. In a contest that spanned across 132 countries and well over 50,000 entries, Smithsonian has gotten the finalists down to sixty photos in six categories: The Natural World, Travel, […]


13 Aug
Clip-on Zeiss lens & improved sensors for your iPhone & Android

A new camera hybrid technology is developing, one that uses your iPhone’s electronics as its guts but is augmented with a state-of-the-art lens and sensors for higher quality images. Today Sony teased images of its “Lens Camera” — a lens that clips on an iPhone or Android, and via Wi-Fi communicates with its host’s app. […]


27 Sep
Gestalten explains how to communicate in the digital age

If you’re creating a website, developing an app, or looking to better develop and market your brand, the German-based brand management company Mutabor will be saving you a lot of time, creative effort and money with their new flexicover book Lingua Digitalis. Released by Gestalten, the book explores how to develop effective, memorable logos and […]


17 Jul
S.S. Coachella switches up the scenery for a 3-day getaway

It was announced, and highly circulated around the internet, that Coachella and Goldenvoice have put together a steller little concert that’ll take place on a cruise ship (yes, like Holy Ship!), called the S.S. Coachella. The music cruise will be taking place this winter, venturing to the Bahamas December 16-19 and Jamaica December 19-23. The […]


21 Jun
Annual fest now 2 days = 2x the killer line-up

FYF Fest (Fuck Yeah Fest Festival…don’t ask) has been a favorite day festival for Los Angeles’ city dwellers for a couple years now. The festival, which started as a promotion of punk bands, has included a plethora of bands from different genres bringing it mounting attention over the past few years, and has finally built […]


20 Jun
Art Correspondent Freddi C conquers Spain's ultimate artistic city

Whenever I visit a new city for the first time I’m always armed with my trusty Lonely Planet travel book. Come the second visit, having gotten all the classic sightseeing locations stricken off my must-see-in-my-lifetime list, I dump the guide books and make sure to Facebook people residing in that same city and get the […]


14 Feb
Modular design, sustainable, 186 mph, handmade German EV

Regensburg, Germany-based PG made quite a splash a couple summers ago with the Blacktrail — the World’s Fastest Carbon Fiber and Titanium Electric Bike. The $80,000 sustainable vehicle stunned eco-fans with a futuristic design and tech-heavy engineering that made many take notice. Building a respected collection of handmade e-Bikes, Pedelecs and UrbanBikes, PG has now […]


8 Aug
British luxury label goes green in aerospace-grade aluminum

Dunhill ups the ante on portable solar chargers with this extremely sharp gadget. Engineered from lightweight and durable aerospace grade aluminium, the Dunhill Solar Charger will provide up to 30 hours of charging for you device, be it mobile phone, iPad, iPod, etc, and can then be fully recharged simply by being left out in […]