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Knocki Turns Any Flat Surface Into a User Interface

A Texas-based startup is living the dream thanks to a successful campaign on Kickstarter. The company is trying to manufacture a new consumer …

DevOps

FenSens Wireless Parking Sensor

Most new cars come with sensors to let you know when you're about to back over something. Unfortunately for owners of older rides, adding that …

This one small, inexpensive addition makes the MacBook much better

Apple's MacBook may be the perfect laptop. At very least, it's as close as you can get. Its charger, however, leaves some things to be desired.<p>That upper right corner folds out into a plug that's ... less than ideal for wall outlets. Sure, you could attach another wire that turns the charger into a …

Esta impressora transforma papel velho em novo direto no escritório

Esse é o PaperLab: a Epson diz que é o primeiro sistema de reciclagem do mundo que pega papel velho e transforma instantaneamente em papel novo – e …

The 25 Best Inventions of 2015

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The Perfect Suitcase Transforms Into a Portable Dresser

For longer hotel stays, it makes life easier to put all your clothes in drawers instead of rifling through a tangled web of t-shirts, shorts, and …

A Simple Little Cube Wants to Be the Remote Control For Your Smart Home

Smart home devices are seeping into our lives. But as the number of remotely adjustable aspects of home life grows, keeping track of all the apps …

Kids Grow Up Fast; These Shape-Shifting Shoes Grow Up With Them

The sturdy, functional design is a big hit with kids–and even with adults.<p>On a trip to Nairobi, Kenya, while volunteering at an AIDS orphanage, Kenton Lee suddenly started thinking about shoes.<p>“One day we were walking, and a little girl next to me had shoes that were so small–amazingly small–that …

Kids

Volvo Creates A Glow-In-The-Dark Paint To Save Cyclists’ Lives

LifePaint is a tagger’s dream and a raver’s fantasy, but it’s really meant for bicyclists.<p>In collaboration with Grey London and the spray paint company Albedo 100, carmaker Volvo has created a new reflective paint that is invisible in sunlight and easily washes off. Now Volvo is encouraging U.K. …

This Smart Bike Pedal Alerts You If Your Bike Is Being Stolen, And Then Tracks Down The Thief

Part of the genius of a bicycle is its simple analog design. But a basic non-digital bike may eventually be rare, as parts like handlebars, seats, and helmets start to connect to the Internet. The latest smart bike part: A pedal that can track a bike if it’s stolen.<p>If a thief starts to move the …

Helmets

Bancadinha de sacadas – Bem Legaus

Ela lembra aqueles vasos para sacadas que muitos anos atrás postei <i>aqui</i>, só que numa versão ainda mais legal e com muito mais utilidades! Estou …

The surprising uses of games controllers

The devices we use to control our computer games have, over decades, morphed into much more sophisticated designs. And they are finding uses outside of video games – from surgery to defusing bombs. Peter Ray Allison investigates.<p>Games controllers can end up in the strangest places. Just this week, …

Virtual Reality

EXAME

São Paulo – Um grupo de ingleses quer mandar um robô à <b>Lua</b> até 2024. Na <b>internet</b>, eles iniciaram uma campanha para arrecadar fundos para o …

É uma casa muito engraçada

Imagine uma cidade pobre destruída pela guerra. Boa parte dos moradores seria alojada em abrigos temporários feitos de lona ou outro material barato, …

A Clever Standing Umbrella Drips Dry On Its Own Two Feet

Sometimes all the extra effort required to carry an umbrella and deal with the soaking wet mess afterwards almost makes it seem like you're better …

A Staple-Free Stapler That Doesn't Leave Ugly Holes Behind

The staple-free stapler isn't a new idea; they've been around for decades, locking pages together without the need for tiny metal clips. But older …

This Revolving Ring Keeps Your Keys and Saves Your Fingernails

Nothing Apple announced on Tuesday has as much life-changing potential as this revolving keyring does. It's apparently based on a clever design from …

A Ballistic Sleeping Bag That Promises Protection From a Tornado

They seem like a smart idea, but how many people do you really know with a safe room in their house? Probably none, because they're expensive, and …

K480 Keyboard – Multi-Device

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Four of These Clamps Will Turn Almost Anything Into a Table

Last year, Gizmodo wrote about a Kickstarter for the Floyd Leg, an age-old, simple-as-nails clamp that turns whatever vaguely table-sized piece of …

Noke: The World's First Bluetooth Padlock

As Seen On<p>No Key. No Problem.<p>Keys have been used to open locks for centuries. But keys have the same problems today as they did back then. They are …

AirBulb wants to put a speaker in your lightbulb

Connected lightbulbs are a nice idea. But what about a connected lightbulb that’s also a Bluetooth speaker?<p>That’s the idea behind the AirBulb, whose developers just started a Kickstarter fundraiser to make this dream a reality.<p>Screw this bad boy into a lamp or overhead socket, connect your phone to …

Door Handle Sticky Notes Ensure Nothing Gets Forgotten When You Leave

Is there anything more frustrating than getting ten minutes away from home only to realize you forgot something important and have to double-back? It …

The Gadget That Will Make You Feel Like A Jedi Is Just Months Away

After years of tweaking, the technology that will make you think you're a Jedi— or maybe Tom Cruise in "Minority Report"— is gearing up for its launch later this year.<p>Canadian company Thalmic Labs attracted millions of potential customers last February when it introduced a video for the Myo …

How 3D-printing 10 buildings in a day could help China clean up mountains of waste

<i>This post has been corrected.</i><p>Perhaps one of the reasons many think 3D printing is overhyped is that much of the attention has focused on printing things like human organs and guns. Meanwhile, the real innovation that will make manufacturing many orders of magnitude cheaper is a tad less sexy.<p>But a …

Engineering

FingerReader Is a 3D-Printed Device That Reads Text Aloud to the Blind

Researchers at MIT have developed a new technology that enables blind and vision-impaired people to read any printed text without the use of …