Now this is art. It's the Metropolis II installation by Chris Burden at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art, and it looks amazing.
Looking to book an exotic vacation this year? Unfortunately, you can't physically go to any of these places, but Steve Thomas's awesome callback to early 20th century travel art using Star Wars locales is certainly a little mind trip.
Sure, when your iPhone is low on batteries, you could just use the standard cable to charge it up. Or you could use Mio I-zawa's umbilical charger if you feel like creeping yourself out.
With a design reminiscent of the works of the great Leonardo da Vinci, the Smoking Machine, which smokes cigarettes for you, could be the best "quit smoking" mechanism ever made.
Sometimes, you just want to disappear. You know, crawl into a hole and become invisible from everyone. I understand!
Artist and musician Tristan Perich decided to test just how far he could stretch 1-bit tunes, using only a single microchip as his orchestra. The setup you see above is the result: you don't actually remove any of the components from the CD case. You just plug it in and listen.
Some people organize their iPhone apps by function, others by category, and I'm sure there are a few who just leave them in the order they downloaded them. Allison McCarthy? She arranges by color. The result is this great image of her four home screens, arranged end to end in a fantastic app rainbow. See it full-size in the gallery below.
Designer Alex Varanese wants to know what you'd do if you could go back in time. Him? He'd remake today's gadgets in Atari's image, which means slapping a lot of wood paneling all over them:...
In an earlier life artist Shawn Smith must have been some kind of 1980s arcade-game designer, because that low-bit blocky view of the world has been translated into his beautiful animal sculptures.
Designer Gabriel Dishaw has come up with a fashion-meets-tech project that recycles our old devices and Nike sneakers into pure circuit-laced cool.