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Globe Speaker Boards

Globe’s new GSB series skateboards have a built-in Bluetooth speaker that has a 50mm driver and a passive bass radiator. The speaker is …

Gear & Gadgets

This Plastic Becomes As Moldable As Play-Doh When Dipped In Hot Water

FORMcard, created by designer Peter Marigold, can be used to repair, modify, or create everyday objects.<p>“I’ve always made things and it’s always frustrated me that plastics are something you’re given, and not something you can change easily,” says London-based furniture designer Peter Marigold. …

Gorgeous Wooden Toys Unleash Kids’ Inner Astronaut

Kids love playing astronaut, but most space toys are made of cheap plastic that winds up in landfill. Here to offer an alternative is Cosmos, a kit of wood parts that lets kids design and build their own galactic vessel.<p>The 28 wood blocks, created by New York-based Huzi, are milled into abstract, …

Your Toolbox Is Hopelessly Inadequate Without Fiskars’s Reengineered Hammer and Machete

An early champion of user-friendly design, Fiskars tackles your toolshed.<p>“We have a saying here that even the simplest things can be made better or smarter,” says Steve Stokes, a design engineer at Fiskars. The Finnish company, which dates from 1649, was a pioneer of user-friendly design and is …

Bookman Curve Front Bike Light

Founded by a group of friends drawn together by a pure passion for cycling, Stockholm-based Bookman has become a key player in the bike accessories market since their first products hit shelves three years ago. From sleek, utility-focused USB-rechargeable lights to making the morning pedal-powered …

Cycling

Fuffr's Smartphone Case

Two days after the intimate gathering to show its forthcoming Kickstarter film, the Fuffr studio in Stockholm is still full of empty beer cases and helium balloons slowly slinking down the windows. Yet, while many might be fretting at the thought of the launch that might make or break this new …

iPhone 5

x2 Underwater Jet Pack

SCP Marine Innovation is in dire need of a PR team. If we’re freaking out over a gimped hoverboard then we should all be going nuts for the x2. The …

Hoverboards

Eora 3D Scanner

Eora will turn your smartphone into a 3D scanner. Its green laser and iOS and Android apps make high resolution scanning quick, easy and affordable. …

The US Army is building hoverbikes based on technology from a Kickstarter campaign

Last year, 451 backers pledged £64,089 to bring Malloy’s hoverbike prototype to life on Kickstarter. That same company has now announced a partnership with a US Department of Defense contractor to build the futuristic bike for the US Army.<p>Under the new partnership, Malloy Aeronautics will open an …

U.S. Dept. of Defense

fellow designs duo stainless steel coffee steeper

<b>fellow designs duo stainless steel coffee steeper</b><br>all images courtesy of fellow products<p><b>the ‘duo coffee steeper’ by fellow is an innovative update to</b> …

Coffee

The Wheel of the Future is Here and It's Shaped Like a Cube

It only took a few thousand years, but someone has finally reinvented the wheel—and it actually works better than the original. Skateboarder David …

No Need To Bring Water On Your Bike Ride, This Bike Sucks It Up From The Air

And if you live without any running water, you can now make some with a quick ride.<p>Lima, Peru, gets less than an inch of rain a year. But it happens to be humid enough that it’s possible to harvest water from the air–and the same thing is true in certain other desert cities around the world. That …

Water

Long-Range Iris-Scanning Technology Has Arrived

Using long-range iris-scanning technology, your identity can be determined from across the room with extremely high accuracy — as high as someone …

Exponential Finance Conference

Google's New AI Can Count Food Calories From a Photo

This is awesome.<p>Keeping track of your calorie intake can be a labourious and time-consuming process - so much so that very few of us stick to it …

Parrot announces 13 new minidrones that can travel on water, land and through the air

Parrot has brought us some great remote-controlled flying tech in the past, and it looks like the company is now bringing us its next wave of drone technology. Just yesterday, Parrot took the wraps off 13 new inexpensive minidrones that will be able to travel on land, through the air, and on the …

Drones

Ditch the pods: Trinity ONE is the Swiss Army Knife of coffee makers

A new brewing experience awaits coffee lovers with Trinity ONE. The charming device needs no electricity, doesn’t use wasteful pods and best of all, …

Floating Fish Dome lets fish swim above the surface of water

The good people at Velda have designed a product that all pond owners cannot (and, frankly, should not) live without. Behold the Floating Fish Dome. …

Existentialism

Beautiful coffee machines for the pour over enthusiast.

A New Approach to Coffee.<p>Not just a pretty face.<p>At Ratio, we are scientists and designers. We believe that there is a more delicious, more beautiful …

Coffee

BEST of the BEST 2015: Mortlach 25 Year Old Single Malt Scotch Whisky

FREE PREVIEW: The Mortlach 25 Year Old Single Malt Scotch Whisky​ is among Robb Report’s 2015 Best of the Best selections…<p>For decades, Mortlach has …

Yohann Is An iPad Stand Jony Ive Could Be Proud Of

I didn’t think I’d ever get excited about an iPad stand. But the Yohann, designed by Swiss architect Berend Frenzel, ticks all of my boxes. First up, it’s a thing of beauty, with an incredibly simple but clever — why didn’t I think of that — design. It’s also highly functional, in terms of viewing …

Delta – Decanting Carafe For Wine Lovers

To call the Delta Decanting Carafe a simple design would be an understatement. It’s one of those minimally designed carafes that comes with a …

Crowd Funding

SKEYE Nano Drone

At just four centimeters by four centimeters, the SKEYE Nano Drone from Netherlands-based gadget-maker TRNDlabs is presently the smallest consumer quadcopter on the market. Appearing like a prop out of a Honey, I Shrunk the Kids/Star Wars mashup, the SKEYE's design takes cues from its larger …

Drones

Rapha + Bang & Olufsen: BeoPlay H6

Combining cycling and headphones doesn’t immediately sound like the safest or most practical idea, but when London-based cycling accessories- and apparel-maker Rapha and Danish audio technology pioneers Bang & Olufsen team up, it’s bound to be a success. Made for use off the bike (during warm-ups, …

Cycling

Vitastiq uses skin sensor to see if you need vitamins

Vitastiq is preparing to launch a new portable device that measures your body’s vitamin content by passing a sensor over your skin. It works with a smartphone app that shows you whether you need more vitamins and minerals.<p>The Zagreb, Croatia-based company has been working on the technology for two …

Prep Pad Smart Food Scale

Prep Pad is a weighing scale that, together with an iPad app, tells you the nutritional values of food that you put on it. You can create or get …

iPad Apps