An article over at The New York Times about how design is going in the direction of flat design, led most notably by Microsoft.
Wow, look at this amazing photo of the Grand Canyon taken by Tim Navis who is walking across the entire United States. Looks like a vector drawing!
This is NOT a USPS video (aren’t you glad?), but it’s similar technology used in a different context. In this case, an unassuming office is quickly sorting mail with the help of this Neopost MSA 9600 (can’t they think of better names?) which sorts mail by size, OCR/text, and/or weight. Watch the flaps open and [...]
It’s totally amazing to me that the USPS is able to function with minimal delay given all of the different types of letters, packages, and flat-envelopes it receives. Literally ever piece of mail is different from the next and yet the USPS sorting machines never fail or get confused…at least not when you think they [...]
Look at this ingenius idea for a chair meant specifically for mechanics to go from a sitting position to a laying down position in just seconds with the flick of a switch — without ever having to get up. It’s called the HumanHoist and it’s not commercially available.