Amy Pollock’s “Embodied Cognition” Photography Project

This flesh-filled series explores the psychological concept referenced in its title

NYC-based, Australian photographer and videographer Amy Pollock is no stranger to portraiture, interiors, interviews and party footage, but her personal work proves to be a striking departure from her professional endeavors. Her project Embodied Cognition is a little gruesome at first glance, but simultaneously glorious. The series of highly stylized photographs explores the psychological concept of embodied cognition: that obviously the mind influences bodily action, …

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Orange Juicer Turns Peels Into Cups Italian design firm Carlo Ratti Associati’s “Feel the Peel” machine takes the beloved orange juicer and turns it into a model for sustainability. The oranges are still freshly squeezed, but their peels are turned into biodegradable, bioplastic cups. The massive machine stands over nine feet tall and can accommodate 1,500 oranges. Each is peeled and its rind is dried, …

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Snøhetta-Designed Building Produces More Energy Than It Uses Located along the Trondheim Fjord in Norway, the Powerhouse Brattørkaia sets a high standard for regenerative architecture—buildings and infrastructure that attempt to undo the harm we’ve imparted on the environment. The office building is covered in 3,000-square-meters of solar panels. It powers itself, neighboring buildings as well as a pair of transit hubs. In total, the Brattørkaia …