If you have trouble committing to one iPhone case color, here’s a case with chameleon-like tendencies. By simply tilting your phone at a different angle, Aurora Skins will change colors. If you’re looking for style, versatility, and a lifetime guarantee against scratches and dents, Aurora may be your best bet.
Finding the right size jeans no longer has to be nightmare. Bloomingdale’s is redefining your shopping experience with Me-Ality, a digital sizing booth that scans your body and prints out a list of recommended brands, sizes, and styles of clothes that would fit your body perfectly. Depending on your specific body type, you may see a list of suggestions for jeans from American Eagle, DKNY jeans, Old Navy, or J Brand.
If you’re interested in trying out Me-Ality for yourself, you can find the nearest size-matching station here!
Dove hits close to home with a compelling Real Beauty Sketches video that exposes women’s perception vs. reality when describing their own beauty. The video begins with a FBI-trained forensic artist, who interviews and draws portraits of seven women. The artist sketches two versions of each woman’s face – one that she describes of herself, and one that a complete stranger describes. Each woman later sees the portraits side-by-side, and reacts to the stark difference between the two.
Known as Mustang Wanted, this daredevil hangs off the edge of buildings and skyscrapers thousands and thousands of feet above the ground, with absolutely no safety equipment and plenty of guts. He seems to leisurely walk along some of the world’s tallest structures, taking pictures and videos of urban landscapes from a bird’s-eye view. Mustang Wanted started climbing and scaling as a hobby, but has since become a “skywalking” sensation.
What if Mad Men characters existed today? How would they live their lives in 2013? Shutterstock chose an item that is characteristic of each character and reimagined those items in modern-day terms. For instance, Betty’s smoking tendencies back in 1963 were a completely acceptable way of relieving stress. Fifty years later, with health gurus and fitness experts raving about yoga – we might find Betty going to a yoga class instead. Check out these different side-by-side comparisons and envision Mad Men characters in the 21st Century.
Return to the prehistoric ages and live as a caveman in Sextantio, a hotel literally carved out of caves in Southern Italy. The hotel boasts 18 rooms complete with handmade furniture, toasty fireplaces, and natural stone walls. Hungry for some local fare from the Middle Ages? You can visit The Tasting Room for cured meats, bruschetta, and grilled eggplant. For one night at this luxurious dungeon, prices can run from $98 to $392.
Blast into the past with “Recalling 1993”, a New Museum exhibit where people can call from a NYC pay phone to hear stories about what happened on that same exact block 20 years ago. As one of 150 featured narrators, Chef superstar Mario Batali recalls the grand opening of his first restaurant. You too can find a pay phone in your neighborhood - simply pick up a pay phone, dial 1-855-FOR-1993, and anxiously wait to see who picks up on the other line.
Take a behind-the-scenes look at the making of Chanel couture gowns before they hit the runway. The painstaking attention to detail truly speaks to the designers’ fine craft.
Thanks to Instagram, taking a great photo is just a quick snapshot and filter away. If you want to take it a step further, you can now turn your favorite shots into magnets with Instantgram.me! For $17, you can buy 9 magnets of your choice and plaster them all over your refrigerator, pass them out to friends, or simply save them as pocketsize memorabilia.
The Passenger, a retro rock bar in Madrid, Spain serves coffee by day, but enchantingly transforms into a historic train ride by night. Inspired by vintage luxurious passenger cars from the 20th century, the restaurant features three “windows,” which are actually large screens streaming videos of urban and natural landscapes from train rides around the world. Dim lighting, bulky leather seats, wooden tabletops, and brass finishes also set the mood for guests to play the role of affluent travelers.
Diet Pepsi teamed up with HGTV star Vern Yip to roll out an all-new, chic Limited Edition Diet Pepsi Mini Can for the spring. So, why a peacock? Pepsi says the peacock is currently trending this spring, from home décor to movie sets. The “Sip in Style” campaign hopes to strike a chord with female consumers who love home and design. With a fun design and cool color palette, who said soda cans can’t have flair?
With so many buildings throughout New York, it’s impossible to identify them all. James Gulliver Hancock took it upon himself to draw a those buildings, all compiled in his book, All The Buildings In New York: That I’ve Drawn So Far. Hancock is an Australian illustrator who found the architecture in New York to be very intriguing when he first moved to the city. As he attempts to draw all the buildings in New York, he records them on his blog, All The Buildings In New York.
We’ve played with our food, but not to this extent. Artist, Hong “Red” Yi, describes herself as “an artist-architect who likes to paint, but not with a paintbrush.” Don’t be modest Red, you do way more than that. She creates artistic stories with food on simple white dinnerware; we can’t imagine chowing down. On her blog, Oh I See Red!, she challenged herself to do “31 Days of Creativity with Food,” and so far, she has succeeded. In this challenge she had the freedom to do anything, butabide by two rules: use only food and place on a white plate as the backdrop. Her food adaptations are fun and impeccable. Puts a new meaning on “don’t play with your food,” doesn’t it?
The FireFly is an illuminated, all-weather, human-powered vehicle with a shell that protects the rider from cold, dark, and wet conditions. Afraid of riding in the dark and potentially getting hit by a car? The FireFly lights up brightly in different colors to ensure safety during night-time cycling. Tired of getting rained on and snowed on during your travels? The rider can stay dry and comfortably lay back in the seat while cruising along the streets. Futuristic and environmentally friendly, this is the ultimate upgrade from your childhood tricycle.
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