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Behind Simple Ingenuity

Behind Simple Ingenuity

Some of the greatest inventions of the modern era--the microprocessor, the internal combustion engine, Bloody Marys--took years of development and contain complex systems and parts working in perfect harmony....

Aspen Day 6: Roll Credits

Aspen Day 6: Roll Credits

The last day of screenings, and my last day at Aspen Film Shortsfest, was split into 3 blocks: a 3:45 animation extravaganza, a 6pm block and a 9pm block. Trust me when I tell you that the festival went all out for this one...

Brooklinen: The Sheets You Need

Brooklinen: The Sheets You Need

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Aspen Day 5: I Love Aspen

Aspen Day 5: I Love Aspen

I almost feel bad sleeping in, but it's been a long few days and this bed is comfortable. I find out that my hotel has $16 pocket-sized o2 tanks for sale, so I buy one and take a few deep breathes....

Speakers That Think Outside The Box

Speakers That Think Outside The Box

Your computer has a paint job similar to a Ferrari. Your phone looks like an alien communication device. Your wallet is made of recycled rubber. You clearly aren't a person content with coloring in the lines or...

Robo Rainbowplay

Robo Rainbow

Described as "a complicated technical solution to aide in simple acts of vandalism" the Robo Rainbow was created to tag up the streets with the perfect rainbow. It's a cool idea and a nice gesture (considering he could have rigged it to draw something vulgar) but what would have ...