The electric dollhouse kit encourages girls aged 6 to 10 to create their own wired dollhouses (think fans, lights, motors, and buzzers) with circuits and wooden building components. The stackable rooms attach to one another to create a home. Instead of playing princess, girls are playing architect, artist, and engineer.
Invented for the purpose of ‘reducing the number of casualties among pedestrians;’ Paris, 1924.
Pinterest, the social network that encourages image hoarding, hasn’t done a very good job preparing for the inevitable copyright scandal the site will face. At its essence, Pinterest seems to encourage copyright infringement as it asks users to steal and share images in acts of ”delightful, addictive, theft,” as The Awl’s Choire Sicha aptly put it. With a mission that’s defined by illegal sharing, one would think that the site would better prepare itself for legal challenges. It hasn’t.
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The World’s Tallest Treehouse - 10 stories, 6 oak trees
On my bucket list: “Build awesome tree house.”
Using decrepit city walls as his canvas, the artist carved faces from the concrete, unmasking the beauty inherent to even the most neglected spaces.
For National Eating Disorder Awareness Week, high school student Galia Slayen decided to make a life-size Barbie, using the same proportion as the iconic doll.
11th and Folsom. (via instagr.am)