Leap redesigns the daily commute experience into something akin to first-class air travel
Leap is a new commuting option for those in San Francisco who want an experience more pleasant than typical public transportation affords but still want to avoid the hassle and pollution of driving their own car.
Fitness app encourages you to break a sweat for money's sake
Has your gym trainer ever incentivized you to push yourself to run just one more mile in exchange for a food reward later? Or motivated you to do 20 extra push-ups by offering up an ice-cold beverage for once you finish? A new concept fitness app, FitCoin, will push you beyond physical limits with the promise of digital equity.
Day & Night Light taps design to solve widespread health issue
Dutch designer Eléonore Delisse has created a light to combat symptoms of seasonal affective disorder (SAD), a cyclical form of depression. The Day & Night Light is a lamp that oscillates and changes over a 24-hour cycle to coordinate with the human circadian rhythm.
smart USA will harness the new medium to offer fans exclusive behind-the-scenes footage
Ephemeral video app Meerkat, the service that launched on February 27, lets viewers tune into live-streams from around the world at the click of a button. Using the service, anyone can access a broadcast as quickly as they can tap their touchscreen. In just two months, it’s taken over Twitter streams and opened up an entirely new world of touch points between brands and consumers.
How the internet giant is helping to catalog thousands of pieces of street art before they disappear forever
What some call vandalism, others call street art. Where some see criminals, others see outlaw poets, heroes of free speech taking their work directly to the people, bypassing galleries and auction houses, and democratizing the relationship between art and the public. That outlaw freedom jumped time and space last week when the Google Street Art Project announced it was doubling its worldwide database by adding 5000 new images.
Shylight explores the nature of artificial light and natural movement seen in plant life
Art collective Studio Drift of Amsterdam asks the question “what is natural” in an attempt to bridge the gap between modern technology and natural beauty. Their Shylight project is an example of this exploration in action.