Nissan has been playing with an interesting design for race cars that has about half the weight and horsepower and more than twice the fuel eocnomy of other competiting cars. The race car design has progressed for a few years and now they have shown a consumer level prototype that would be an electric vehicle.
Clearly a niche vehicle, but if done well one that could be something of an icon. Something a bit closer to their ZEOD in black would be very batmobile.
Our perception of depth depends on more than stereo cues. That offers artist opportunity. Here an effort is made to make photos of 3d objects appear to be 2d illustrations. Serious work by the makeup artists.
Dave Arnold is an intense cooking boffin. He wouldn't call himself a chef, but he hangs with many of the best - his fascination seems to be with technique .. as long as it gives interesting results. If you are into this sort of thing his Cooking Issues podcast may be up your alley.
He likes to build tools and recently started Booker and Dax Labs (the names of his kids) to market a some of his ideas. This one looks very useful - the Searzall kickstarter campaign - searing without "torch taste"..
... ok - a half hour ad for Patagonia. A good anecdote for the mass consumption of Black Friday. The joy of buying something of high quality that lasts a long time and accumulates stories. Forget fast fashion and cheap design and construction and, as the clothing wears, repair it.