Today, thanks to the ingenuity of the industrialists, it is possible to light up your house using as little electricity as possible. For example, a few months ago you heard about Espaciel, a French startup that sells a reflector that attaches to your window to increase the brightness of your rooms by 50%.
Theo Jansen is living proof that the arts and sciences can cohabit perfectly. This Dutch artist, who is also a physicist, has since 1990 produced absolutely impressive sculptures that play with the wind to create an animation effect. His kinetic sculptures take the form of imaginary animals that seem to come alive with the wind.
And if from a deep fear was born an extraordinary invention that could save lives? In case of an accident, the relief workers do not really know who they are to help: if they have a medical history or if they suffer from an illness, because they are simply not able to communicate these informations.
In Japan, men are very insensitive to household chores, and to women in general. And if we awoke consciences? The governors of Saga, Miyazaki and Yamaguchi prefectures had an amazing idea to raise awareness about the status of women. The idea: wear a belly to put yourself in the shoes of a pregnant woman.
If you often hang out on the internet, you've probably come across the Simon's Cat series. Launched in 2008 by the British designer Simon Tofield, these small cartoons last 1 to 2 minutes and trace the adventures of a cute cat and a little head to slaps that makes life difficult for his master Simon.
You necessarily know the French expression that says "Chance does things well". But this famous chance, it is necessary to know how to provoke it ... It is besides all the talent of the American photographer Jonathan Highbee. For more than 10 years, this artist has roamed the streets of New York with his camera to capture these unique moments where the elements line up perfectly.