Barocook

Prepare hot food and drinks anywhere with this intelligent flame-less cooking system

Whether you’re backpacking through the bush or riding the rails, you need to eat. When stopping at a café just isn’t an option and carrying a cookstove and fuel isn’t convenient, the opportunities to enjoy a hot meal or beverage become scarce. Luckily, the Alpine-minded innovators at Korea’s Barocook have created a cooking system that is capable of heating water just shy of boiling (98 …

Plumen 002

The world's second low-energy designer light bulb, elegant from all angles

For generations, the lightbulb remained a stagnant design—until 2010 that is, when the Plumen 001 was first introduced as the world’s first low-energy, designer bulb. Now today, Plumen again changes the game with the introduction of the new Plumen 002; a slighter, dimmer compact fluorescent bulb for spaces where lower, softer light is preferred. “What we’re trying to do with Plumen is mark a clear …

Edward Burtynsky: Water

The global photo series explores human interaction with the molecule of life from multiple perspectives

The importance of water in our lives and the development of civilization cannot be overstated. In his new series “Water,” prolific large-format photographer Edward Burtynsky explores the ways in which industry and people shape it in the natural environment. The Canadian artist is known for capturing human interaction with the environment—from his series on the impact of quarries on landscapes, to the effect of rapid …