A company has started producing customised pendants featuring topographic locations from Google Maps. Enter a location or postal code into the Fluid Forms website and choose the area you want to make into a pendant. For EUR 330.00, they will convert it into a 25x25x5mm silver pendant.
Fancy swimming in a 38-storey high outdoor pool? This new condominium in in the Bishan district of Singapore is due to be completed in 2015 and features a swimming pool atop the building that spans two towers.
A new trend in Los Angeles is to combine bars with libraries. Styleture has photos of four different interiors around the city. I'd love to be able to photograph some for my other site, Travels with Beer.
A website called Nmap.org has analysed the top million websites and produced this image. It shows the favicons of the websites with the largest representing the most popular websites. The smallest icons correspond to sites with approximately 0.0001% reach, and rescaled to 16×16 pixels. The largest icon belongs to Google, and it’s 11,936 x 11,936 pixels large.
BevShots are posh prints of beers, wines and cocktails photographed under a microscope and featured as modern art. Each BevShot has a distinctive design and color combination. The image above is of an English Oatmeal Stout.
"Medical imaging firm EIZO wanted to come up with a catchy giveaway that highlighted their expertise in “high-precision displays for the examination and diagnosis of radiographs.” The result, dreamt up by German ad firm BUTTER: A pin-up calendar in which women, truly, truly bear all."
Straight from my Brain has created a periodic table of sweets containing traditional favourites such as Everton Mints and Sugar Mice, more modern sweets such as Cola Bottles and foam sweets and some radioactive sweets (i.e. the fizzy ones)
Employees from Google’s offices in London create the Google logo using 884 individually printed 4x6 photographs. The camera took a shot every 7 seconds, so about 5.5 hours of work is compressed into 1:20. [via]
Apparently, this nylon strap is a chair. Inspired by a strap used by Ayoreo Indians, it allows a person to sit comfortably without having to carry a chair with them. Designed by a company called Vitra, the first batch of Chairless has already sold out. [via]