As the world eagerly awaits the release of Apple's newest operating system, iOS 11, an increasing amount of exciting information is being released to the public. While the new system will feature cool capabilities like a catch-all for files, a sleek new dock, and a Split View function, ARKit, a fascinating framework for augmented reality, has garnered the most attention—particularly, in the form of a virtual measuring tape.
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Woodworkers, rejoice! A new magnetic drill now makes it possible to have seamless joints with the holding power of screws.
As any animal lover knows, capturing the perfect pet portrait is no easy task.
Recently, inventive vending machines have been popping up around France. Instead of dispensing sweet treats or sugary drinks, however, these kiosks distribute short stories. Created by literature-loving company Short Édition, these savvy stalls promise to help pass the time, whether you're waiting at the airport, stuck at the train station, or even accompanying your significant other on a particularly trying trip to the mall. Sleek in design and minimal in effort, each vending machine offers an appealing way for commuters and customers to kill time.
Are we getting one step closer to having the beloved Volkswagen Microbus back in production?
In order to tackle the growing problem of homelessness in Southern California, a team of teenage girls has come up with...
Today, more and more museums, archives, and other arts-related institutions have opted to digitize their collections. Once reproduced, many offer these images to the public by publishing them on their websites. While having accessibility to countless collections is impressive enough, the International Image Interoperability Framework (aka IIIF) has taken this technological phenomenon to the next level. IIIF allows users to pull images from different databases and websites in order to observe them as side-by-side comparisons.
Until just 5 years ago, The Klencke Atlas—a collection of maps named after Johannes Klencke, a key figure in the 17th century Dutch...
While over 5% of the world's population suffers from hearing loss, it's estimated that half of all cases are preventable.
If you've ever dreamed of creating your own clothes with the touch of a button, Kniterate may be the machine for you. Renowned for its compact size and accessible nature, the digital knitting machine is a futuristic alternative to outdated and expensive mechanized methods of the past. Using an app, individuals are able to design their own garments—including beanies, ties, dresses, sweaters, and even shoes—on a piece-by-piece basis.
If you thought that all black was the same, think again.
In 2014, timepiece company Anicorn Watches launched the first in its series of unique watches.