After a lengthy beta period, Apple finally released iOS 10.2 to the public with 104 new emojis and brand-new 3D emoji designs. The above video shows every new emoji appearing for the first time. I am personally very excited about the bacon and avocado. More info on the release.
This video, with interesting facts about every country in the world, is *so* great!
These paper sculptures by Li Hongbo are hurting my brain. Utterly fascinating!
Wow, Muemma is a beauty of a Bluetooth speaker. Incredibly decorative! Definitely #wishlisted.
Do you work with Millennials? Watch this.
Bill Gates shares his book recommendations for 2016. The list includes “String Theory” by David Foster Wallace, “Shoe Dog” by Phil Knight, “The Gene” by Siddhartha Mukherjee, “The Myth of the Strong Leader” by Archie Brown, and “The Grid” by Gretchen Bakke.
Amazon has created a small grocery store in Seattle that allows customers to grab items off shelves and walk out without having to wait in a checkout line. They’re charged automatically. This is terrifying and fascinating all at once.
On December 7, 1972, NASA launched Apollo 17, a lunar mission crewed by Eugene Cernan, Ronald Evans and Harrison Schmitt. It would be the last time humans traveled beyond low Earth orbit, the last time man landed on another celestial body, and the last time man went to the moon. The Last Steps uses rare, heart-pounding footage and audio to retrace the record-setting mission.
At a recent un-conference at the Kickstarter HQ a few weeks back I was invited to give an Ignite talk. Here it is! And if you’d like to see the other presenters as well, you can see them all here! Enjoy!
(In case you’re wondering why I am talking so fast and am out of breath at the end. It’s the format of Ignite: Presenters get 20 slides, which automatically advance every 15 seconds. The result is a fast and fun presentation which lasts just 5 minutes.)
Old printed photos floating around in your house? Digitize them with PhotoScan by Google.
Marc Philippe Eskenazi tests out which New York City establishments with previously strict human-only policies will allow in his menagerie of emotional-support animals.
The FormBox is a desktop vacuum former, powered by your vacuum cleaner. Oh the possibilities!