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Google to Integrate Android Directly Into Cars (Report)

Google wants its Android operating system to be the brains of your car's infotainment system in 2015 -- no smartphone required.

Rossetti Sketch

5 hours agoArts : Coxsoft Art News

Here's another gem to be auctioned in Bonhams New Bond Street sale of 19th Century European, Victorian and British Impressionist Art on 21 January. Dante Gabriel Rossetti drew this intimate pen-and-ink sketch of his muse Jane Morris reading a book in 1873. Lost for 150 years, it turned up in a private collection in America. Its estimated value is £20,000 to £30,000 (CLICK).

When ‘There Are No Words,’ Whose Fault Will That Be?

5 hours agoArts / Writing : Writer Unboxed

The Torre Uluzzo near Lecce, Salento, Italy. Image – iStockphoto: Piccerella ‘What This Loss of a Language Means’ “I can’t even.” You know the phrase, right? Another day, another pop-media whine. “I can’t even” is credited to the bloggrs...Show More Summary

A Design Feast for the Eyes That Entertains the Mind

5 hours agoArts : Hyperallergic

Most people view Switzerland as the birthplace of nifty pocket knives, cheese with holes, expensive skiing, and Dadaism. But it also gave us the legendary modern furniture company Vitra, as many of the most enthusiastic and/or pretentious of design lovers know.

For storytellers, last days of 2014 are the worst of times

In these last days of 2014, it seems like the delicate, freedom-hugging art of narrative storytelling has exploded in our faces. Not unlike the head of a certain political leader in a fictional movie now not coming to a theater near you.

The first sensible thing I've ready about the Sony hack and movie

5 hours agoArts / Writing : Time to Write

North Koreans (or somebody very much like them...) hacked into Sony's systems and revealed emails that upset a bunch of high-paid executives, producers and actors. Boo hoo. In response to a vague threat of violence by the same people, all...

Deal 7: Save 60% On our ‘Going Pro’ eBook

I can’t believe we’re at day 7 in our 12 days of Christmas! Deal 7 this year is perfect for those of you who secretly dream of making money from their photography. If that’s you – today we’re offering a 60% saving on our ‘Going Pro’ kit. Show More Summary

Art Marketing Lessons at Christmas

This is an invitation to share the lessons you've learned this year about the successes and failures you have had in marketing your art..... EITHER as a present for Christmas OR what you've learned... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

A short history of Hawking

7 hours agoArts : Prospero

STEPHEN HAWKING would not be as famous as he is today if he was not so ill. As impressive as his accomplishments would have been from an able-bodied person, they are all the more astounding from someone with motor neurone disease (MND). Show More Summary

Smart Phones, Dumb Users: Funny and Sad at The Same Time

8 hours agoArts / Graphic Design : Noupe

We know you are always out for a good laugh. Designers and developers are the most humorous folks I know. They even like a good portion of self irony. But today we are not going to make fun of ourselves, at least not only of ourselves. Show More Summary

19 exceptionally well designed mobile app experiences

Mobile apps are becoming an increasingly more popular topic recently. I’ve gathered a good amount of beautiful apps for you to get inspired by. All these apps are fantastic source of inspiration whether you’re looking for simplicity, color or navigation ideas.   1. Rubie Rubie is a simple and colorful game. It was created by Corey […]

ALIEN 35 Vector Poster Tribute

Alien was one of, if not the most, terrifying movies of my childhood. I remember watching this movie in the 80s and getting completely traumatized by that alien thing. 35 years have passed since the release of Alien and it continues to inspire in a creepy way. Show More Summary

Beautiful Houses: Mirror Houses

Today we will show you the Mirror Houses near Bolzano, Italy, a project by Peter Pichler Architecture. Besides the amazing look of the houses, the concept behind these 2 rental units is pretty interesting. The place is beautiful and modern, besides being surrounded by an apple orchard, which gives the houses an extra charm. Show More Summary

‘The Colbert Report’ finale recap: Ending with a song, celebrity cameos and Alex Trebek

11 hours agoArts : Arts Post

Instead of Stephen Colbert killing off his ultra-conservative pundit alter-ego on the final episode of “The Colbert Report” (as many assumed), he went with something different: Immortality. It’s true: In the end, Colbert’s famous character, champion of America and truthiness, will live forever. Although at first, it didn’t seem like we would get such a […]

Charlotte Mann

I would venture a guess that most artists, at some point in their childhood, drew on walls in their house. (For my own experience, see my post about Crockett Johnson’s Harold and the Purple Crayon.) Charlotte Mann is a British artist who draws on walls as an adult — and gets paid for it! Mann […]

The Quirky PrintSnap Instant Camera Let’s You Create Instant Prints On The Cheap

As a camera, the PrintSnap may not be for everyone, but don’t let that stop you from checking out this awesome camera hack. The prototype of the instant camera featured in the quirky video below, was handcrafted by electronic tinkerer, Ch00f, who had an epiphany while waiting in line at the local Nordstroms. The quickness in [...]Show More Summary

“High Pass Filter” by Pierre Clément

13 hours agoArts : Hyperallergic

Between sense and nonsense, Pierre Clément pursues his investigation into the origins of the image, its meaning, and its makeup.

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