Love Mattress: Modern Sleeping Bed for Couples Sleeping entwined with another is a novel concept, but there's always the problem of that extra arm. Where does one put it? Mehdi Mojtabvi's Love Mattress offers a simple solution for the chronic limp arm that often results from sleeping while wrapped in a prolonged embrace. Mojtabvi has studied the embracing styles of couples while in bed and has confirmed what we all know -- that having your arm flattened under your partner's body for prolonged periods of cuddling isn't exactly comfortable. What's more, it may even prove detrimental to your health! Technically speaking, it puts abnormal pressure on the muscles, blood vessels and nerves, and over time can result in a condition termed "radial neuropathy," whose symptoms include weakness in wrist dorsiflexion and finger extension. Finally, an answer to this age-old predicament has arrived! So, say goodbye to that slack arm. Found at red dot.
Optical Illusions » Blog Archive » Body Art – Hand Animals These have to be some of the best examples of hand art I’ve ever seen. Great fun to look at for the kids and a real example of how to disguise your hand as an elephant, eagle or tiger. Click the main post for the full set of pictures. Conrad Maldives Rangali Island's unique underwater suite (NOT photoshop) "Zombie Infested Wasteland" Fine Art Print by Karl Gookey Would your best friend go back for you when the zombies attack? If no, I think it might be time to get some new friends! Great for a friend or family member that loves all things undead! Tags zombie, typography, blood, paper, texture, grime, gritty, gore, undead, realistic, bloody, gory, zombies, wasteland, apocalypse desktop tablet-landscape content-width tablet-portrait workstream-4-across phone-landscape phone-portrait
Gorgeous Inward Facing Home in Mexico City [30 pics] Photograph by Pim Schalkwijk Finding a little peace and privacy in the largest metropolitan area in the Western Hemisphere can be challenging. A typical house design faces outward, with the front of your home facing the street and your backyard… well it’s in the back :) The architects at twentyfourseven addressed this challenge by designing a home that is L-shaped, leaving a gorgeous plot of exterior space within the confines of the property. Architects: twentyfourseven – Armando Oliver Suinaga Location: Mexico City, Mexico Project Area: 817 square meters (8,794 square feet) Construction: 2007 – 2010 Photography: Pim Schalkwijk First spotted on: ArchDaily If you enjoyed this post, the Sifter highly recommends: The Stunning Static House in Jakarta, Indonesia [30 pics]
14 Great Banksy Street Art Photos and Quotes! | STREET ART UTOPIA “There are four basic human needs; food, sleep, sex and revenge.” – Banksy “Nothing in the world is more common than unsuccessful people with talent, leave the house before you find something worth staying in for. ” – Banksy “Think outside the box, collapse the box, and take a fucking sharp knife to it.” – Banksy “You’re mind is working at its best when you’re being paranoid. “Some people become cops because they want to make the world a better place. “People who get up early in the morning cause war, death and famine.” – Banksy (Banging Your Head Against a Brick Wall) “I need someone to protect me from all the measures they take in order to protect me. ” – Banksy “My main problem with cops is that they do what they’re told. “Become good at cheating and you never need to become good at anything else.” – Banksy (Wall and Piece) “If you want to say something and have people listen then you have to wear a mask. “Graffiti is one of the few tools you have if you have almost nothing.
Mobile Living: The Unicat When designing a LifeEdited, there is a lot to learn from boats, trailers and RV about how to live in small spaces. There is great appeal to the idea living in efficient small spaces and to not being tied down to real estate; that is why we like the minihome or the portabach or container housing. But just as there is as Mercedes can make a Smart Car and a Maybach, there can be a range in mobile living from the light and green to the extreme. This may well be the Hummer of mobile living, the Unicat. This baby is built on a Mercedes Unimog chassis, monster trucks designed for offroad use and for military vehicles. Get to your destination and pop up the roof: and make yourself at home. I love the integration of the electronics into the spiral stair. The kitchen is nicer in the Minihome but this isn't bad. The bath is tiny and boat/rv style with the whole room being the shower, but it has the luxury of a heated towel bar.
Colorful Mosaic Portraits Made From Old Junk Mail By using old paper waste like junk mail, old calendars, photos, postcards, etc, Sandhi Schimmel Gold is creating some amazing mosaic portraits. They have an up-to-date look with a nice splash of fresh colors. It almost looks like really expensive art that you want to buy for decorating your living room. As you can see the figures on the mosaics are mostly women that he has found from different advertising. He wanted to express how obsessed we are with beauty these days, but at the same time he wanted to give new life to old junk mail. You can by the way recognize Twiggy and Elvis Presley among the mosaics. Schimmel says that every single of his mosaics is made by hand, he has not used anything complicated, only his own hands to cut, paint and put together.