Everyone who’s ever thought the walls have ears is about to feel really validated. In Singapore, inanimate objects on the street can talk. As reported by Mashable, for the next week in the city, if you send a text to certain hydrants, lap posts, and even the famous Merlion sculpture, they’ll text back with intelligent, personalized responses.
The art project was created by London-based Pan Studio. If you can’t actually go to Singapore to query the landscape in person, this video gives you a pretty good idea how the project is being rolled out.
Because haunted houses bore everyone, Airbnb is stepping in to help. The house sharing website is giving away a one night in the Paris catacombs on the creepiest night of all: Halloween. Not only will win and his/her guest get to be “the only living person to ever wake up in the Paris catacombs,” they’ll get to be they’ll get dinner, breakfast, a concert for two and—for some reason—a bedtime story. If being a loner in the Paris catacombs appeals to you, you can enter to win here. Discuss
Well this is something. In honor of Vladimir Putin’s 63 birthday, Russian jeweler Caviar is releasing 63 special edition iPhone 6s. For a mere $3,356, You get a 128GB iPhone with a titanium back featuring a Putin’s profile in gold, the country’s emblem and a plaque with a verse from Russia’s national anthem. Because nothing says former Communist country like extreme opulence. Discuss