Chris Barber

"Fresh Guacamole" - Stop Motion Animation - awesome!

The Mute Watch - totally blown away by this. Very cool

brit:

Nest: The Learning Thermostat
This has been going around the web like wildfire today, so you’ve probably already seen it and thus I’ll spare you too many of the details. But, I have to say that this new Nest thermostat, created and designed by ex-iPod lead, Tony Fadell, is certainly doing to thermostats what the iPhone did for cell phones.
It’s pretty, it’s smart, and it’s eco-friendly (which in turn, makes it wallet-friendly). Once installed, the device learns your temperature preferences over the course of a week and then will auto-adjust given your habits. You can also control it through your smart phone so that you can do things like turn off the A/C while you’re on vacation. And, apparently it’s as easy to install as a light fixture.
So, will I be ordering one? I wish :( Unfortunately (or…fortunately?) the weather in San Francisco is cool enough year-round that we don’t have a need for air conditioning. But, for all of you across the rest of the country - and especially those friends and family of mine in Texas - I highly encourage that you check it out.

brit:

Nest: The Learning Thermostat

This has been going around the web like wildfire today, so you’ve probably already seen it and thus I’ll spare you too many of the details. But, I have to say that this new Nest thermostat, created and designed by ex-iPod lead, Tony Fadell, is certainly doing to thermostats what the iPhone did for cell phones.

It’s pretty, it’s smart, and it’s eco-friendly (which in turn, makes it wallet-friendly). Once installed, the device learns your temperature preferences over the course of a week and then will auto-adjust given your habits. You can also control it through your smart phone so that you can do things like turn off the A/C while you’re on vacation. And, apparently it’s as easy to install as a light fixture.

So, will I be ordering one? I wish :( Unfortunately (or…fortunately?) the weather in San Francisco is cool enough year-round that we don’t have a need for air conditioning. But, for all of you across the rest of the country - and especially those friends and family of mine in Texas - I highly encourage that you check it out.

Interesting new concept vehicle for the replacement of the Land Rover Defender. Massive change from what it is now

Interesting new concept vehicle for the replacement of the Land Rover Defender. Massive change from what it is now

brit:

Put some fun (and aggression?) into your cooking with the Karate Chopper fruit and vegetable knife ($12). Or, as I like to call it, Not-Yo-Grandma’s cutting knife. (Unless of course your grandma is hip and awesome.)
Also amazing? The “Shredder Cheese Grater” - a cheese grater in the shape of an electric guitar. Maybe THIS will get my husband into the kitchen…

brit:

Put some fun (and aggression?) into your cooking with the Karate Chopper fruit and vegetable knife ($12). Or, as I like to call it, Not-Yo-Grandma’s cutting knife. (Unless of course your grandma is hip and awesome.)

Also amazing? The “Shredder Cheese Grater” - a cheese grater in the shape of an electric guitar. Maybe THIS will get my husband into the kitchen…

Vw Scirocco GT TDi

Vw Scirocco GT TDi

Jaguar has announced plans to build a limited run of its stunning C-X75 supercar in conjunction with the Williams F1 team. - Very cool, comes with a petrol engine and 4 electric motors. Sadly they dropped the jet engines that were in the original concept car for the petrol engine. :)

Jaguar has announced plans to build a limited run of its stunning C-X75 supercar in conjunction with the Williams F1 team. - Very cool, comes with a petrol engine and 4 electric motors. Sadly they dropped the jet engines that were in the original concept car for the petrol engine. :)

Man quits job, travels 60,000 miles to shoot 37,000 images of the night sky, then stitches them together to create a 360 degree interactive map of the night sky

brit:

I’m sorry, I can’t restrain myself. This one seriously made me laugh out loud.

brit:

I’m sorry, I can’t restrain myself. This one seriously made me laugh out loud.

brit:

These are BY FAR the most hilarious letterpress cards I’ve ever seen. The copy is selected from the crowdsourced site Dear blank, please blank.
Seriously, click around the store. There are some real winners in there.

brit:

These are BY FAR the most hilarious letterpress cards I’ve ever seen. The copy is selected from the crowdsourced site Dear blank, please blank.

Seriously, click around the store. There are some real winners in there.

Microsoft vs Java

Cool electric car concept from Peugeot of all manufacturers. Shame it’ll never see production

Cool electric car concept from Peugeot of all manufacturers. Shame it’ll never see production

Yet another awesome looking electric car. This time from Nissan.

Yet another awesome looking electric car. This time from Nissan.

Toffee Crisp Inception! - this happened at work today to @tamewhale

Awesome new car prototype from VW. The VW XL1 is an electric / diesel hybrid car an electric motor and a 0.8 litre diesel engine. Capable of 313 miles on 1 gallon of diesel!! Amazing car, and looks pretty sweet too.

Awesome new car prototype from VW. The VW XL1 is an electric / diesel hybrid car an electric motor and a 0.8 litre diesel engine. Capable of 313 miles on 1 gallon of diesel!! Amazing car, and looks pretty sweet too.