I’m not sure I’d trust a barrel-hurling ape to decorate my home, but then again, we are talking enormous nostalgic geek cred here.
Chak explains, “I started to wonder… what happens to all those video game props when games become old….do they get stored away in a digital world or do they fade away with time? The famous steel beams from Donkey Kong have served their time but I could not pass by such an ingenious design…”…
I’m not sure this is the best way to store books, but it certainly is an attractive design choice.
Young Italian designer Marica Vizzuso has designed B-OK, a space-saving alternative to the usual bookshelf. Vizzuso asks, “Why do you place books in a conventional way when you can have both an amusing and aesthetically interesting alternative?” The shelving system is constructed like a giant tower, yet unfolds into a room divider. Instead of stacking books side-by-side, you pile books on top of one another into a variety of slots.…
Why sit on a cold, sharp case of tetanus just waiting to happen, when you can snuggle down with all the reading material you need close at hand? Thanks for the lead, K.
The Bibliochaise Home, a multifunctional chair that doubles as a library, can be ordered from Nobody & Co., in Milan, for about $6,400 to $7,200 depending on the cushions.…
My unholy love of all things chocolate has not gone unnoticed. This book was written for ME.
Adventures with Chocolate: 80 sensational recipe is chocolate genius Paul A. Young’s first foray into cook-books, and, like his wonderful shops in London, it’s playful, inspiring, delicious and surprising.
Adventures with Chocolate: 80 Sensational Recipes
Young’s gifted touch with truffles, brownies and drinking chocolate have made his Islington store a fixture in our orbit around London. My wife’s pregnancy was eased with his sea-salt caramels; we celebrated the birth with kalamansi truffles. The baby practically melted when she first tried a crumb of his
From Chinese astronomers, to Medieval monks to Arabic scholars, humans have always known the world is changing around them and by studying those changes they might be able to understand and predict how best to weather (literally, in this case) those changes. Glad to see that scholastic tradition continue, particularly in an age of denial and outright lies.
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When it comes to producing definitive proof of climate change, one limitation is the lack of data about past weather conditions. In a newly published study in the journal Weather, Spanish scientists turned to an unexpected source for help- …