• Friday Links

    Apiarium hive for urban beekeepers MoMA Design Store Presents Products Brought to Life by Kickstarter The Mini Book of Major Events Muppet Microscopy! What the heck is gluten? What tears look like under a microscope How to make a cardboard Kaleidoscope   That's all I have for now. Have a great weekend.

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  • Friday Links

    Art collector alert: Do Ho Suh's Doorknob/Bathroom, $10,000 Map prints: MrCityPrinting For foodies or those dabbling in the culinary arts: Golden Eggs Octopus opens jar from the inside NdGT: the galaxy M100 is so far away that...   I know, not so many links this week. That's because staring into a computer screen isn't always so fun (gasp). Enjoy the weekend.

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  • Mother’s Day

    It's Mother's Day this Sunday, May 11th*. If you have a mother, and you'd like to show her some appreciation, you better put some thought into it and pick out something special. Visit our Gifts tab to view gift-ish posts by price, and if you happen to find something with a weird/broken retail link, just shoot us an email or tweet (@bltd) and we'll fix it. Above, left to right, top to bottom: Mezzo Radio, $75.00 Marmol Radziner Ring, ~$75.00 earHero Worlds Safest Earphone Kit, $149.00 Misfit Shine activity monitor, $120.00 Hasami Porcelain Teapot, $55.00 Eva Zeisel Pillow Vase Stack, $340.00 Spin Table Candelabra, $675.00 'MOTHER' ...

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  • Friday Links

    Stash Your Bike Helmet In A Briefcase This Is What A Holographic iPhone Might Look Like Want the Perfect Chair? Print It Study Finds That Women Aren’t Run By Their Periods. Scientists Everywhere Confused. Nostromo: a minimalist note taking app. via minimalissimo Just How Thin Are Saturn’s Rings? Cheap microscopes Nina Tolstrup's studio(s) A simple way to clean up your Facebook news feed So good! New Absurd Animated Portraits by Romain Laurent   On that note, I'll leave you to your Friday and weekend. Have fun.

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  • Friday Links

    Oh, what beauty: Shade-lit If you're in Santa Monica on Saturday, April 26, go to this: PRECOGNITO/INCOGNITO 2014 The 'Shelfie' 'Sleep startup' Casper dreams of overturning the mattress racket 'Ghostbusters' fan art Plant Stamps: stickers that grow into plants Why Physicists Are Saying Consciousness Is A State Of Matter, Like a Solid, A Liquid Or A Gas   Have a fantastic weekend.

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  • Kaufmann Mercantile Gift Card

    What?! You haven't signed up yet to win a gift card ($100) from Kaufmann Mercantile? Time is running out, so get to it. Sign up for emails from both BLTD and Kaufmann Mercantile and you'll be entered to win $100 towards many a great things from the Kaufmann Mercantile shop (or just one special thing). Today's the last day, so sign up now and then keep your fingers crossed... after you pick out what you'd buy, of course. Sign up for emails from BLTD and Kaufmann Mercantile.

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  • Friday Links

    The Reinvention of Minimalism and Freunde von Freunden: Joseph Dirand permanent retweet Camilla Barnard’s wonderfully quirky East London studio Two AI Chatbots Talk to Each Other Kids React to Walkmans The World's Fair Turns 50: See What Everyone Thought 2014 Would Look Like Cerro Negro: Surf Down a Volcano   Enjoy the weekend!

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  • Friday Links

    There are a lot of right things about this space: PASSAGE CHARLES DALLERY (via Remodelista) The Heartbleed Hit List: The Passwords You Need to Change Right Now CRT Tile: made from 100% Recycled e-Waste Chivote: 2 sided backpack Zulu Zion - The raddest socks of them all Learn something over at Udemy If you have kids, take a look at this Plywood Box Kickstarter: Ziggy hook   Change those passwords and then have a nice weekend.

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  • Friday Links

    The Selby: Pilar Munoz and Pepe Islas at home in Mexico City How to never forget anything ever again Friendly, intelligent flash cards: Anki (via the link above) Stuff: The first things humans owned What Facebook Is Doing to Your Brain What if Google Was a Guy Norwegian Skydiver Almost Gets Hit by Falling Meteor — and Captures it on Film DIY Speaker Box Covers Kickstarter: Totem Pens ISSA: a new (electric) toothbrush   Enjoy your weekend. See you on Monday.

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  • Knoll® Outdoor Sale

    In case your email inbox wasn't flooded with notices of the Knoll® Outdoor Sale, here's a tip: you can now save 15% off until April 8, 2014. And what pieces might you be able to save on? The Bertoia Diamond Lounge Chair, for starters, or the Petal® Dining Table perhaps. Check out the collection and see if your outdoor space could use a classic, because now's the time to buy.

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  • Friday Links

    Artist Etienne Lavie imagines what the world would look like if street advertisements were replaced with classical paintings. (via Colossal) The Mathematical Formula for Beauty, Explained in Clever Pictures What 11-Year-Old Kareem Granton Saw During 5 Days Roaming the City Benjamin Hubert's lightweight Ripple table is now strong enough to stand on Daniel Hashimoto adds CGI to clips of his toddler and it's amazing If you have some time: Explaining the genius of Daft Punk’s “Get Lucky” —using music theory Edible Water Bottle (Gross, indeed) Are you ready to get pregnant? There's an app (to help): Ovia (via netted) Scary, ...

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  • Friday Links

    PillPack via @Netted Kickstarter: Sidewinder™ Insulated Magnetic Bottle Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee: Tina Fey Your voice betrays your personality in a split second HAPPY WITH THE RAIN by Aliki van der Kruijs. "In this particular method of printing, rain creates patterns in the material with the aid of colour pigments." Christopher Walken Dance Now The Perfect Symmetry of Wes Anderson’s Movies 'Design Is One of the Most Powerful Forces in Our Lives' FUCK YOUR NOGUCHI COFFEE TABLE   Enjoy your weekend!

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  • Friday Links

    Actual Pi In The Sky On Pi Day More Pi: ROUND ART OF π, φ AND e (via Explore) Biodate Sonification Device: MIDI Sprout Create beautiful stories: Storehouse via Netted Ikea targets space-poor hipsters with PS 2014 collection Should you live in a tiny house? Who Made That Corkscrew? Artists as Architecture   Happy Pi Day to you- and have a great weekend! Corto PIPAS from Manuela Moreno on Vimeo.via

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  • Pinterest

    Over the past several months, I've slowly been won over by Pinterest. Snobbery initially led me to believe that Pinterest was purely for the 'crafty' set, and, as a result, I turned up my nose and pledged my allegiance to Tumblr, thinking I'd never need any more inspiration than what turned up there. Silly me. I've come to learn that Pinterest, as with many other things in life, is what you make it. If you follow a bunch of interesting people, you get an interesting feed, no matter if it's Tumblr, Pinterest, Facebook, or whatever else you spend too much ...

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  • Friday Links

    This Home in the Spanish Pyrenees is/was on the market for $4.1 million. Is that all? Let's get our cash together and go halfsies. Deal? If the Moon was only 1 pixel Cliphone: minimal cord organizer “Petite Sensation” Postcard Set by Terri Loewenthal This Woman Invented a Way to Run 30 Lab Tests on Only One Drop of Blood Glowing Sculptures That Visualize Bitcoin and Bullet Wounds Enjoy your weekend; thank your lucky stars that it won't be spent blowing your nose and coughing up your spleen (it sucks being sick).

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  • 15% off Sale: Vitra, Kartell, Carl Hansen and more

    There are several sales starting today, and there's no way I can compile a big image to represent all the furnishings you can save money on, so, you'll just have to do a little work by clicking on the links. Instead, you see the Vitra Cork Stools A, B, and C, above, to represent Vitra's sale from March 6 - 18 (plus free shipping). There's also Kartell, Carl Hansen & Son, DWR, YLighting (Flos, Pablo, Sonneman), and Tom Dixon; all brands are offering 15% off, and when you consider some of the higher price tags, that makes a difference. Now, go take advantage of ...

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