Back at university, we had a pretty good building, nothing special or super creative but it did have marble floors and well, I guess thats all thats worth mentioning. Clearly, the students at Bangkok University have a very different experience. Welcome to the campus of my dreams, complete with pixelated walls and a panda’s bottom (which you can walk through by the way). The exterior is sleek and modern like something from a Star Trek ...

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Its amazing how beautiful our planet is, and that beauty was captured perfectly in this years National Geographic 2013 Traveler Contest. This year marks the 25th edition of the Traveler Photo Contest and top photographers from around the globe joined in to win this year’s prestigious award. Here are a series of photos selected from among the candidates already competing as well as some of the contest winners. You can view more images from the series ...

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The following is a short science fiction film by Saman Kesh, called Controller. Talk about a heartbreaking love story and one with a weird twist to boot. It seems you cant stand in the way of love even if that love is with an all powerful psychic thats wanted by the government. It’s a gorgeous, minimalist love story that wonderfully plays with the concepts of empowerment and control and that fine line between love and ...

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No one understands the need for shade more than people living here in Kuwait, but what we need isn’t just the functionality but also having a creative twist to something so mundane. One option would be this umbrella instillation that was placed in Águeda, a small village in Portugal, adding so much life into the environment, and turning a simple walk down the street into an event! The mix of different hues and the geometric ...

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When you think of Brazil what comes to mind? carnival, soccer, coffee, and …. super cars? Well that last one might seem out of place but not according to this latest creation called the DoniRosset Supercar. It is considered the first Supercar from Brazil. Created by William Denis Rosset who wanted to offer an exclusive car to his father, Donino “Doni” Rosset. This supercar can reach 1,007 horsepower, and has a look that will turn ...

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Everyone seems to be switching to Segways and Vespas (which I love) but theres just something about the classic bicycle that just cant be replaced. Its has a timeless elegance, one that has been mastered by Bertelli’s Bicycles. Every Bertelli bicycle is a unique creation that you won’t find in any store. Every part is assembled by hand, finished and fine-tuned by the expert Francesco. Bertelli’s bicycles are a combination of brand new parts with “new ...

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Don’t miss this theres only a limited amount available and I’ve already placed my order. Its Fursan il Manakh by the wonderful people over at Studio AIO. Heres the description: “Introducing Fursan il Manakh, by Studio AIO, a card game based on the popular “Deal” but with a Kuwaiti twist! Fursan il Manakh is all about collecting properties and stealing from your opponents! Use Action cards to charge rent, swap cards, demand 3eediya money and lots more. 108 cards full ...

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So what is Google Play? in simple words, it is Google’s version of Apple iTunes. Google Play isn’t a downloadable software but rather an online market that requires an internet browser or an Android device whether a phone or tablet. What it offers is fairly similar to iTunes, movies, music, games, books. etc. and it is more of the original Android Market but now it includes more stuff. Of course getting the privilege of such ...

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Every motorcycle enthusiast knows Ducati, and even if your not one you probably still know who they are. Well, they just released the ‘Monster Diesel‘, no its not diesel powered, it was designed as a collaboration between Ducati and Diesel, the fashion design house, with the founder Renzo Rosso himself taking part. The Ducati Monster Diesel Motorcycle $14,000 (approx. KD3,900) is based on Ducati’s Monster 1100 EVO. The result is a powerful street bike that is ...

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If you thought that Angry Birds couldn’t expand any more, think again. The insanely popular franchise’s newest target is Formula 1! They’ve decided to place the iconic bird on the helmet of Heikki Kovalainen who will be in the Lotus cockpit. “It’s no secret that the franchise has been printing money lately and they’ve also been spending it. To promote their upcoming Angry Birds in Space, they got to work with NASA astronaut Don Pettit and to ...

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This looks like it would be so much fun and insane at the same time. Looking like an oversized pitbull, this ATV called the ‘Kingcobra ATV’ by Cectek, seems like something you’d have to tame before riding. But in fact, its actually very maneuverable with highly secure handling performance. But to me the best part is how good it looks. Its not just something to get you from one point to another, its a beast that ...

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Nuqat is holding their 2012 conference entitled “The Lost City Of Arabesque” Their mission is to “To strengthen the creative industry by cultivating a culture of growth, through reinforcing creative dialogue and inspiration”, which is a powerful message, one that we at Chuknum would like to encourage. This year’s conference will be held in Dubai from the 17th to the 22nd of March and will feature lectures and workshops taught by some of the best in ...

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Meet my new obsession. The game that will officially destroy my social life then shoot it in the face for good measure. I give you Guild Wars 2, a MMO (Massively Multiplayer Online) game that will change the face of gaming. To be honest I was skeptical at first, sure I played World of Warcraft when it first came out and I was addicted to say the least but for years now I’ve turned my ...

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The Brit Awards took place at the O2 Arena in London, England. There were some big name performances and what a performance it was! Some of my favorite artists performed including Coldplay, Rihanna, and of course the intoxicating voice that is Adele. She also happened to be the big winner this year which is no surprise. One of the awards that she received was the Mastercard British Album of the Year for her album ’21′ ...

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We’ve previously posted about numerous projects that have made good use of cargo containers as parts of structures but in all cases it was a retail store or a company. This time we are featuring the couple that decided to implement that technique into their own home! Meet Jeff Wardell and Claudia Sagan a San Francisco couple who love to travel and collect art. They live in a 127-foot-long loft with large windows at either ...

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Im not a huge fan of porcelain and fine china, since its a bit too posh and upety (yes I just made up that word) for my taste. But thats not the case with this collection since it has a bit of a modern feel to it which is more along my style. The collection was released by classical Dutch porcelain house Royal Delft, created in 1653, with a new contemporary line, Blue D1653. ...

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