BAFTA-nominated director Gary Tarn's created the shortest film ever made
Blink and you could miss it. #LeapSecondMovie, the shortest film ever made, is a collection of 25 frames and four notes created by director Gary Tarn that lasts exactly one second.
The Ripple Maker lets brands—including airline Lufthansa—serve highly-personalized messages to their customers with every sip
No longer just a spectator sport, fans of The Dutch Ladies 7’s will feel the exhaustion and adrenaline of playing professional rugby without ever taking the field
Fans of The Dutch Ladies 7’s rugby team have the opportunity to know exactly how their favorite players are doing while playing on the pitch. The NL Fan Jersey, worn by the fans and players, will be synced through a type of sports technology that transmits emotions and activity through haptic feedback motors. Based on how the players are doing physically, the wearer will be in direct line to go through the same.
In partnership with Flavorpill and Starbucks, Lyft delivered six-packs of bottled iced coffee as an afternoon pick-me-up
Need to beat the afternoon slump? On Tuesday, we did just that without having to leave the building—thanks to a partnership between Flavorpill, Starbucks and Lyft that delivered free packs of iced coffee.
PSFK speaks to Nico Sell, co-founder of the world’s most secure peer-to-peer encrypted messaging system, about the perils of digital security
Innovation is the new currency in today’s Idea Economy. In recognition of the leaders who are disrupting our tech-driven world, the editors at thought leadership site PSFK.com partnered with HP Matter to create the Innovators Index, a roster of digital pioneers making a global impact. Each week, we’ll share POVs from these experts on their work and process, sharing insights on reinvention and how to embrace change.
Indoors or outdoors, HGTV's David Bromstad talks about how consumers are taking on the rising cultural trend of "glamping"
Over the years, glamping has become a huge trend in design and business. Glamping is a term derived from the words “glamorous” and “camping.” The goal of this new cultural trend is to create the ultimate travel experiences while exploring the world. Glamping has spawned AirBnB-like home sharing sites like Glamping.com and GlampingHub.com, and has become big e-commerce business for retailers like Grass Haven Outdoor.
Neffa's Chameleon Mood Scarf was inspired by nature and reacts to changes in mood, light and temperature
The Chameleon Mood Scarf created by innovative textile company Neffa demonstrates how clothing can adapt to the user. The scarf’s pattern reacts to mood, light and temperature, and helps to create a permanent sense of comfort and safety.
Today's links are all about unexpected applications: Robots star in operas, smartphones deliver marijuana, and screens replace regular textiles on clothing
PSFK editors aggregate top stories from around the web each day.
Autocomplete Archive Five Ws is an inquisitive record of what people search for most
Google has led the web searching field since the late 1990s, to the point that its now a household name on the level of Band-Aid or Kleenex. Autocomplete Archive Five Ws is a Google-based project that compiles autocomplete suggestions from Google searches worldwide, showcasing how broad Google’s reach extends. It reports those results in daily updates by taking the most common searches of the day that begin with the six classic question words (something especially familiar to journalists): who, what, when, where, why and how.
Systeme U supermarket in Thourotte is using augmented reality to help foster trust with their shoppers
Finding out about the origins of the products you buy every day, especially when it comes from food in grocery stores, requires quite a bit of research. With food laws allowing companies to make claims that are not always true, it is hard to know if what you’re putting in your cart really is organic or locally grown. However, French supermarket chain Systeme U has decide to present some of that information to its customers using augmented reality technology.
Sony makes music out of celebrity penmanship
Collaborating with culinary innovators Bompass & Parr, Sony’s Multi-Room Sonic Wonderland installation converts the handwriting of iconic people into sound.
Luxury hospitality venture Villa Stephanie encourages guests to "power off" during their stay
For travelers who desire a digital detox but require a third party motivator to power off their phones, a German hotel has implemented an Internet kill switch in each guest room. At Villa Stephanie, silver switches can be turned on to activate a Wi-Fi grid blocker. In off mode, the rooms’ walls keep out 96 percent of Wi-Fi signals, greatly limiting the ability to inundate all free time with Web surfing.