Do you have a ton of old magazines or newspapers lying around? Well, you are probably a hoarder, but here is some good news. You can put those old magazines to good use and turn them into a stool with the Hockenheimer Magazine Stool.
While there’s no shrink ray in existence as of yet, scientists are hard at work at making magazines available for us, just in case we ever get down to the micrometer scale. In fact, a laboratory in Switzerland has managed to print an image so small that you could fit over 2,000 of them onto a single grain of salt.
I firmly believe in digital formats, and as such, I actually haven’t had a TV in a decade. I’ve had plenty of high-resolution computer monitors though, and I guess they will be great to read all of the National Geographic issues that have been printed from 1888 through 2009.
That’s over 120 years of magazines on a 160 GB drive.
I can certainly understand that the print publishing industry is taking a beating with the poor economy, and many marketers moving ad buys online. I get that the print industry needs to sell issues to stay afloat.
I love CES week. So many cool new gadgets, never enough time. The latest drool-worthy bit of electronic gadgetry comes to us courtesy of a little company called Skiff. The Skiff Reader definitely caught my attention when I saw the photo below.
The Skiff Reader has a huge 11.5″
Remember those amazing handmade Nintendo collages that I mentioned a few weeks back? Regardless of how cool you thought they were, dropping 250 big ones on a piece of art instead of that new Wii might have been a turn-off to some of you.
These fun, one-of-a-kind paper collages are inspired by popular Nintendo video game characters.
Washington DC artist and die-hard Nintendo fanboy Chris Lange handcrafts these colorful gaming collages from old Nintendo Power magazines, so he’s not lying when he states that they’re “100% Nintendo”.
Pictured here are several works which Lange has previously completed, but each piece is custom made based on subject matter of your choice.