Which states have the longest and shortest average sex times?Spreadsheets, a sort of sex-focused Fitbit, tried to find out.
This 4,400 square-foot desk creates hiding holes for an escape within the office.
One creative agency decided to reinvent the idea of a “desk” entirely. Instead of installing a metal slide or set of pinball machines, the New York-based Barbarian Group built one giant “superdesk” out of plywood and a single pour of resin. The whole thing stands at 4,400 square feet, and undulates throughout the space, creating regular desk-like slabs, but also oddly-shaped nooks and crannies.
“We really wanted everyone sitting under a desk, but we also wanted to create spaces where people could escape to.”
Extremely useful! Maps show the best coffee shops by subway stops
MIT-developed lubricant LiquiGlide makes anything—syrup, ketchup, paint—slide right out of the bottle so you don’t waste a drop. Join Fast Company’s Austin Carr as he talks to the company’s president, Carsten Boers, on Wednesday, February 5th at 1pm ET.
"I’ve been on sex toy sites where you have porn ads flashing boobs at you while you’re trying buy a vibrator. That, to me, is very uncomfortable."
Launching today AHAnoir, a beautifully curated marketplace for upscale sex toys. Shopping for sex toys can make you feel dirty, and not in a good way. With AHAnoir, it’s more like visiting an art gallery.
For 20 years, young design idealists have descended on this sad and gorgeous place with the best intentions. What have they wrought?
The data team at Verge has a great infographic researching the Top 20 Startups of All Time. Check it out.
The new Google Glass designs are here
For cyclists, a drone to fly in front of and behind you to warn of upcoming danger.
- "…it snaps a photo of the fridge’s contents whenever you open the door, allowing you to check what food you already have before you stop off at the store on your way home from work.”
- “Your SmartThings hub could detect that you’ve woken up, either through a motion sensor outside your bedroom or a biometric wristband like the Jawbone Up, and turn on the lights in your kitchen and activate the outlet to which your coffee pot is connected, starting the coffee brewing if you had the foresight to put the grinds in the night before. When you enter the kitchen, motion sensors could trigger a Sonos speaker to give you a weather report and play the news. When you leave for work, the home senses that you are gone and shuts everything down.”
”I put literally everything in there: taking out the garbage, walking my dogs,” explained Hunt, who also includes “bucket list items” like “meet Noam Chomsky" and "get invited to the White House," on his list too. Not even the most organized could keep track of an entire life’s worth of chores by hand.
Bloomingdale’s and the CFDA have commissioned 48 couture helmets from the likes of Alice + Olivia, Donna Karan, Rag & Bone, and Marchesa.
"There are some fashionistas who really like football," says Natara Holloway, VP of consumer products at the NFL. "We want to be inclusive of all fans." More broadly, the helmets are part of an effort to give the NFL a softer touch. "We want to give people a new way of looking at football," Holloway says. "To surprise, and delight."