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Tokyo ′virtual reality′ restaurant combines cusine with fine art

Lifestyle<p>A new way to experience dining<p>The "Tree by Naked" restaurant was launched in July 2017. Located not far from Yoyogi Park in Tokyo, the …

Virtual Reality

Tokyo's spectacular digital art museum makes visitors part of the art

An innovative and quite incredible new attraction has opened its doors in Tokyo, with the Mori Building in the Japanese capital hosting what is …

IKEA’s Gorgeous Handmade Series Skilfully Crafted By Female Artisans & Refugees

Images via IKEA Jordan<br>IKEA has been doubling down on its collaboration game. In addition to a partnership with Off-White’s Virgil Abloh, it has …

Scientists just created a new "super wood" that's stronger than steel

Spider silk has long held the record for being the strongest biomaterial on Earth — but that just changed. Scientists at KTH Royal Institute of …

Amazing plant pods can grow more lettuce in a 10×10 room than a farm can grow on 1/2 acre

Do you live in a tiny apartment and want to grow your own food? Aggressively Organic has an answer. The Indiana-based company offers Micro Growth …

Marijuana soda startup California Dreamin’ wants to replace booze

“Enjoy a light, social high,” says the funky bottle of California Dreamin’ cannabis-infused sparkling pomegranate juice. Launching today at Y Combinator Demo Day, California Dreamin’ is serving up an alcohol alternative that still gets you lit, but without the same hangover or health issues.<p>Each …

Ford vending machine begins dispensing cars in China

It is no longer enough simply to test-drive a vehicle by riding around the block while a salesperson gives you their well-rehearsed patter. Now, there needs to be some sort of theater around the purchase, or else how will you trick yourself into thinking that buying a car is fun? It's why Ford and …

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This Japanese Candy Is a Moving Work of Art That You Have to See to Believe

We’re no experts, but we do know you should never judge a food on looks alone (<i>zuppa Toscana</i>, anyone?). However, there are some culinary creations …

Made Thought creates bold branding for world's first plastic-free supermarket aisle

London studio Made Thought looked to the style of old propaganda posters when designing its identity for the "world's first" plastic-free supermarket …

Amazing new biodegradable insulation only burns after one hour of fire exposure

Chilean company Rootman has developed a new 100 percent natural insulation that is remarkably resistant to flames. Rootman’s product, Thermoroot, …

Skin sticker lets you know when you've had enough sun

It was just last week that we heard about UV Sense, L'Oréal's new ultraviolet light sensor that fits on the user's thumbnail. To get a reading from …

'Battery' that bottles sunshine could bring a new solar revolution

A plastic-like material may do for solar power what high-performance electrical batteries have done for iPhones and Tesla cars.<p>Solar energy is clean, abundant, and irritatingly inconvenient: It doesn’t work at night or on cloudy days. You can convert sunshine into electricity and store it in a …

Clean Energy

3D-printed live bacteria creates world's first "living tattoo"

A team at MIT has genetically modified bacteria cells and developed a new 3D printing technique to create a "living tattoo" that can respond to a …

This Amazing Flashlight Is Made From A Sheet Of Paper

When we think of wonder materials, high-tech innovations like graphene or eco-friendly solutions like bricks grown from mushrooms come to mind. But it turns out that one of the most basic materials still has a few tricks up its sleeve: paper. The Tokyo-based studio Nendo performed a bit of design …

This Designer Built A Secret Studio That Hangs Beneath An Underpass

Fernando Abellanas transformed the underside of a concrete bridge in Valencia into a hidden workspace.<p>Cities contain miles and miles of elevated infrastructure: bridges, elevated train tracks, swooping highway ramps. They support thousands of commuters, tourists, and others traveling through the …

Japan Is Selling Ice Cream That Doesn't Melt

It's a summertime miracle!<p>The future is now, folks: Japanese scientists have discovered a completely organic way to make ice cream retain its shape and not melt for several hours. Your taste buds won't notice, unless you have the patience and willpower to <i>observe</i> rather than eat your frozen treats …

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These Plastic Bottles Full Of Water And Bleach Light Up Homes Without Electricity

About 1.2 billion people worldwide don't have access to electricity.<p>In an effort to bring light to communities lacking electricity, one pioneering project is utilizing an unexpected tool: old plastic bottles.<p>Liter of Light, a project of the Philippines-based nonprofit MyShelter Foundation, provides …

Spain's First All-Day 'Nap Bar' Is Now Open in Madrid

The country that gave the world the siesta is taking midday sleep to a whole new level. At Siesta & Go, Madrid’s first nap bar, patrons craving R&R …

Green vacations: 10 places that don't cost the Earth

<b>(CNN) —</b> Travelers are more socially and environmentally conscious than ever, seeking to get away safe in the knowledge they've had minimal impact on the planet's resources.<p>With 2017 named as the United Nations' International Year of Sustainable Tourism for Development, the spotlight is even more on …

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‘Solar paint’ breakthrough can provide endless energy source

It harnesses sun and the moisture in the air to harvest hydrogen<p>There’s big business in disguising energy-generating tech like solar panels as innocuous building elements like roof tiles, window blinds, and even stained glass. But researchers at RMIT University in Melbourne may have created the …

These 3-D Printed Bricks Cool Rooms Without Air Conditioning

The idea of “evaporative cooling” goes back centuries. Now it’s seeing new life in the shape of a brick–the 3-D printed “Cool Brick.”<p>Developed by Ronald Rael and Virginia San Fratello, the Cool Brick is both masonry and an alternative to air conditioning. Containing thousands of holes, it’s porous …

This Paint Is Liquid Electrical Wire in Disguise

The applications for this paint could hit virtually every industry.<p>Traditional electrical wires have had a good run since their development. But what if you could just slap some paint on a surface to create the circuit you're after? Thanks to one London-based company, Bare Conductive, you can.<p>A …

​These Color-Changing Tattoos Use Special Ink to Monitor Your Health

​The biosensing ink is particularly helpful for those with diabetes<p>If you’re the type of person who would need to explain a new tattoo to your parents, perhaps you should try one that’s good for your health. (Unlike, say, this tattoo, which killed a man after he swam in the ocean while it was …

Uniform launches internet-enabled football goalpost Pali to get people away from their screens

Design studio Uniform has launched its latest in-house digital product Pali, an internet-enabled football goalpost and accompanying app, that tells …

This Low-Cost Paper Can Be Erased And Reprinted Dozens Of Times

These days, we spend a lot of effort avoiding paper waste—you toss scraps in the recycling bin, and try to remember to click "double-sided" when you …

Brands see the future of fashion in customized 3D-knitted garments produced while you wait

One of the futuristic promises of 3D printing in fashion was that one day the technology would allow you to walk into a store, give the staff your measurements, and walk out with a garment made on the spot, just for you.<p>We’re not there yet, but the scenario is becoming a reality for 3D knitting, a …

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This Ice Cream Is Made From Food Waste (It’s Delicious)

The Portland-based Salt & Straw is releasing a new series of flavors crafted exclusively from food that otherwise would have ended up in the trash to bring attention to all the good food we throw away.<p>The ice cream is a rich, off-white color, streaked through with warm brown apple butter that cuts …

The Unseen creates colour-changing hair dye

Submit your work<p>Send us your latest projects, which we will review and consider to be featured on our website or in the print magazine.<p>Receive our …

New retro-style keyboard clacks like a real typewriter

<i>Want</i><p>Vintage typewriters have a way of making it onto desks and credenzas as hip decor, but what good is it really if you can’t easily type away at the keys, relishing in the oh-so-satisfying clacks with every touch? Well, enter the Lofree Keyboard, a new quasi-typewriter that adds functionality to …

Researchers invent paper that can be printed with light and reused 80 times

In an effort to fight the detrimental environmental impact of inkjet printing, researchers have invented a new type of “paper” that can be printed …