The New York Times wrote a great article about the changes that tea is going through lately in response to its surging popularity.
Designers Laura and Paulina make these Bibi iPod covers that turn your little guy into a little monster.
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Netdisaster lets you unleash some fury on the web. Try it out on DYH.
[Via: Mobile Whack]
ParkAtMyHouse.com lets users let and rent parking spaces that would otherwise go unused.
A few brave and lucky hackers made a homemade flamethrower out of a toy water gun and some wiper fluid (and some stupidity).
[Via: Clip A Day]
Urban Monarch and Modern Drunkard put together two great guides about how to score free drinks when you go out. Put down the credit card, and slowly step away.
[Photo Via: marc_l’esperance’s]
Gawker put together a great map that documents the smells of the New York City subway system. Care for a tour?
The ThrustPac straps to your back and “converts horsepower to thrust to push you on any of your favorite devices”.
[Via: Sci Fi Tech]
Funny Cool Stuff created 10 different finger themes that you can use when you want to decorate your digits.
Popular Science has a ‘hands on’ with the Dyson Airblade, a 400 mph hand dryer.
Alang, India is famous for one thing: Recycling cruise ships. Peter Knego got a chance to visit the ship graveyard, and the pictures are breathtaking.
MapOfSpringfield.com has created a huge map of the town where The Simpsons live. Google Maps, eat your heart out.
PingPongPixel is an interactive art experiment that uses colored ping pong balls to create giant images.
[Via: Josh Spear]
WhirlyBall “combines lacrosse, hockey and basketball with bumper cars”. Can sports get any better than that?
Lifehacker put together a great guide on “How To Beat A Speeding Ticket (Or At Least Better Your Chances)”.
Meet People Drink Identifiers from ATYPYK make the task of keeping an eye on your drink a clever conversation starter.
[Via: Better Living Through Design]
Toyota wants to know how personal your car is with their Human Touch ad. It’s kind of creepy though.
Tampon Crafts turn that time of the month into an excuse to craft.
Artist Felix Beck created a non-visual graffiti project called Soundbombs, “innocuous-looking 6-inch plastic shells that broadcast short clips (lines from Shakespeare, flatulence, or anything else you record) to unwitting passersby”. He doesn’t sell them, but instead takes applications, and prospective users must tell him where they will use it and how much they’re willing to pay. Get loud.
Pepsi created an ad for the new Black Cherry French Vanilla flavor that included three senses: “sight, sound and scent”.
[Via: MIT Advertising Lab]
Sodium Laurel Sulfate, and ingredient in toothpaste, blocks sweet sensors on your tongue, which explains why orange juice tastes so bad after you brush.
[Photo Via: Strelitzia]
Information Architects put together a great read about interface, with a focus on the McDonald’s Cheesburger, the iPod, the Nintendo DS, and Google.
Stuart Haygarth created the Tide Chandelier out of man made debris that washed up along a stretch of the Kent coastline. “The sphere is an analogy for the moon which effects the tides which in turn wash up the debris”.
[Via: MoCo Loco]