France Wants This New Algorithmically Designed Keyboard to Save the French Language
France designed a new keyboard to remedy grammatical problems it says was caused by other keyboard designs.
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Our Cities Are Making Us Lonely
Here's how urban planners want to change that.
The Guy Behind This $2,400 Egg-Shaped Capsule Says It Will Save Us During Deadly Earthquakes
Meant to withstand violent impacts, Mexican engineer Reynaldo Vela’s personal protection pods take prehistoric design cues and are part of a broader trend in disaster capitalism.
Highly Intelligent Crows Are Now Being Employed as Garbage Collectors
Today, six trained crows started a new job at a French theme park that looks like a 'Game of Thrones' set.
Dear Conference Organizers: You’re Doing Chairs Wrong
Nearly every femme-identifying person I know, myself included, has wrestled with tall bar stools, director’s chairs, and the dreaded microphone dance.
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This 'Shoe Surgeon' Makes $10,000 Custom Sneakers from Scratch
VICE went to designer Dominic Chambrone’s studio in LA to see how the shoemaker creates custom kicks for celebs like Drake, DJ Khaled, and LeBron James.
Arca's BDSM Headphones Are Sexy as Hell and Expensive as Shit
Arca has designed a BDSM-inspired headphone set, which is intended “exclusively as an art object,” that costs $6,450.
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The Assault Survivor Finding Comfort in Sexual Therapy Tools
Too often, the medical community focuses on treating physical trauma alone. These tools aim to provide a more holistic approach to recovery.
More Sex Toy Companies Should Be Catering to People With Disabilities
Not consulting disabled people when designing toys isn’t just ignorant, it’s also forsaking revenue.
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Tinder Is Fighting to Get Interracial Couple Emojis in Your Phone
The dating app proposed 21 new designs that would be more representative of modern relationships.
People Are Injuring Themselves While Trying to Open Talenti Gelato
"We are trying the hacksaw next," one aggrieved customer said.
How the Fake but Really Cool Computers in Movies Get Made
Whether it's a DNA database in 'Blade Runner 2049' or the heads up display in Iron Man's suit, real world user interface designers are hard at work making sure characters have a way to operate their fictional tech.