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An Apple-Inspired Concept Smart Home Hub That Looks And Feels Like A Cat

Smart home solutions are no longer a novelty in these deeply digital times—South Korea-based design studio AMONG has created a creative concept of a smart home controller that looks and feels like a cat. Continue reading »

A Collection Of Cartoons For Those Who Like Smart And Modern Humor

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Although John Atkinson, a cartoonist from Ottawa, calls his fun blog ’Wrong hands,’ we’re still sure his hands can do no wrong; all of his cartoons are filled with humor and creativity. He somehow succeeds in finding a fun side in every aspect of our lives — classic books, modern art, beloved pets or even social media — and then he brilliantly turns them into hilarious cartoons. Continue reading »

These Smart And Hilarious Illustrations Take The Most Unexpected Turns

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The talented artist Tango created these simple but very unusual and witty illustrations. You’ll be surprised to see the interesting and often humorous ways in which the author presents everyday things. Continue reading »

Vote With Your Butt By Hubbub – A Smart Way To Keep Streets Clean

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“Normally we encourage people to think outside the box, but not this time…” UK’s Hubbub writes on their website. Continue reading »

Smart Stairs Marking in Utah Valley University

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Utah Valley University students walks along the bright green lanes painted on the stairs to the gym Thursday, June 18, 2015, at Utah Valley University, in Orem, Utah. Utah Valley University spokeswoman Melinda Colton said the green lanes were intended as a lighthearted way to brighten up the space and get students attention. (Photos by AP Photo/Rick Bowmer) Continue reading »

Smart Social Advertising That Will Make You Look Twice

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These social ad campaigns comment on life’s important problems with some very clever concepts and designs. Continue reading »

Smart Highway – a Tribute to Van Gogh

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Dutch artist Daan Roosegaarde paid homage to Vincent Van Gogh’s famous “Starry Night” painting by creating a glowing bike path relying on solar-powered LED lights. The 650-yard route which opened November 12, 2014 extends between Eindhoven and Neunen, Netherlands, where Van Gogh spent part of his life. Its the first event marking the 125th anniversary of Van Gogh’s death July 29, 2015. (Photo by Pim Hendriksen/Studio Roosegaarde)
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Smart Bullet Path


In this undated time exposure photo provided by Sandia National Laboratories, a light-emitting diode, or LED, attached to a self-guided bullet at Sandia National Laboratories shows a bright path during a nighttime field test. The New Mexico-based Sandia National Laboratories announced Tuesday that its engineers have invented a bullet that directs itself to a target like a tiny guided missile and can hit a target more than a mile away. According to Sandia Labs engineers, the bullet twists and turns to guide itself toward a laser-directed point. Officials say it can make up to thirty corrections per second while in the air. (Sandia National Laboratories)

Photo of the Day: Smart Giants

Nepalese mahouts walk their elephants through the Rapti River from Chitwan National Park in Sauraha, Chitwan. An elephant festival begins today where elephants take part in races, soccer, a beauty pageant and other activities to attract tourists. (Niranjan Shrestha/Associated Press) Click image to zoom.

A Smart Dozen

At 90, Jeffrey Smart has found the inspiration to paint again. Here, art dealer Philip Bacon and Stephen Rogers, archivist for Smart, choose 12 of their favourite Smart paintings. (Rob Palmer) Continue reading »

World’s First Smart Virtual Store Opens in Korea

Customers purchase items with their smartphones by scanning QR codes using the Homeplus app at the Seolleung subway station, southern Seoul, yesterday, where Homeplus has opened the world’s first “virtual” store. (YONHAP)