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A Dozen Watches That Cost More Than Your House

Shelter? A warm hearth and roof over your head? Who needs any of that when you can blow a half million bucks on swanky, hyper-complicated timepieces like these? Even if they don't keep perfect time, our friends at Oobject have assembled 12 of the most intricate examples to date. More »


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David Galbraith - Oobject.com

February 22nd

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A Dozen Watches What Cost More Your House

Shelter? A warm hearth and roof over your head? Who needs any of that when you can blow a half million bucks on swanky, hyper-complicated timepieces like these? Even if they don't keep perfect time, our friends at Oobject have assembled 12 of the most intricate examples to date. More »


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David Galbraith - Oobject.com

February 22nd

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12 Classic Cameras That Look Nothing Like Cameras

The dvent of digital photography has transformed how we view the world around us. The breadth and scope of our image capture devices has exploded. But not even the most ingenious action cam can compare to the sheer audacity of these awesome rigs collected by our friends at Ooobject. More »


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David Galbraith - Oobject.com

January 18th

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Nine Stubborn Nail Houses Giving the Finger to Redevelopment

The wheels of progress may turn slowly but they don't ever stop, as these nine landlords have learned the hard way. Our friends at Oobject have assembled the best examples of what resisting gentrification gets you. More »


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David Galbraith - Oobject.com

December 22nd

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A Dozen Short Buses You Wouldn’t Make Jokes About

The gleaming 40-foot behemouths that shuttle suburban American kids to school and back are useless on the crowded streets of Delhi. Throughout the developing world kids get to their daily lessons by any means possible—trike, rickshaw, even ox cart. Our friends at Oobject have assembled 12 of the coolest home brew tike transports. More »


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David Galbraith - Oobject.com

December 1st

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Nine Awesome Gadgets Only Available from Late Night Television

In the days before Sky Mall and Hammacher Schlemmer, Americans had just one option to purchase their gimmicky gadgets—late night TV. Whether you needed a vacuum-equipped razor, an in-the-shell egg scrambler, or the best damn rotisserie $19.95 could buy, all you had to do was pick up the phone. Our friends at Oobject have collected nine of the coolest products you never knew you couldn't live without. More »


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David Galbraith - Oobject.com

November 16th

Gadgets

A Dozen Ways to Heal Yourself with Light

While tanning beds are now the domain of irresponsible parents and young white women looking for some skin cancer, their UV rays were originally designed as a (quasi) legitimate medical treatment. Get your dose of vitamin D with this Oobject-assembled collection of illuminating medical devices. More »


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David Galbraith - Oobject.com

November 5th

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These Twelve Gadgets Have Exploded—But in the Good Way

As any mechanic—or conversely, six year old—can tell you, the need to disassemble things is one of our most base impluses because, well, how else would we see how stuff works? Our friends at Oobject have assembled 12 such instances that toe the line between destruction and art. More »


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David Galbraith - Oobject.com

October 20th

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How NYC Transformed Times Square Into a Cultural Icon [Architecture]

Say hello to the world's most visited destination—Times Square in New York City. This single attraction hosts more visitors every year than Canadia has residents. This collection of shots from our friends at Oobject illustrate the Square's radical evolution over the past century from former NYT publishing house to giant, glitter ball-topped billboard. More »


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David Galbraith - Oobject.com

October 12th

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How NYC Transformed Times Square Into a Cultural Icon [Architecture]

Say hello to the world's most visited destination—Times Square in New York City. This single attraction hosts more visitors every year than Canadia has residents. This collection of shots from our friends at Oobject illustrate the Square's radical evolution over the past century from former NYT publishing house to giant, glitter ball-topped billboard. More »


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David Galbraith - Oobject.com

October 12th

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