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Sea Safety for Dummies

HEXA, named for its 6-sided shape, is a revolutionary life-saving device for use at sea. Because the nature of ship accidents varies greatly, both …

RFID

Moving Switches

The Rail Switch is for all us lazy people who are neatly tucked into bed and don’t want to get up to turn off the lights. Mounted on twin tracks, the …

3D-Printed Glass Is Now a Thing Thanks to MIT

Earlier this week, researchers at MIT unveiled a new process called G3DP -- a method that allows for the creation of complex 3D glass structures. This breakthrough will allow 3D printing to achieve another level of possibilities, for example, creating fiber optic cables that can allow data to be …

MIT

Baby’s safe day out

The Strollever may look like a baby stroller from Tron or Oblivion, but it’s just a humble little tot carriage designed to keep your earthling safe …

Babies

Electrolux HP+ Encourages Gaming In A Good Way

It’s all about connecting the dots and relating to the present generation. Like it or not, children learn a lot more things via the digital world and …

Kids

Baby Formula for Dummies

BLOBY aims to give new parents a break by minimizing the amount of accessories needed when it comes to feeding time. The easy-to-use formula system …

Heating

Why Drive When You Can Fly?

This one man machine called AirDiv aims to give its driver the most versatile experience whether it’s cabin cruising or an all out (literally) thrill …

Smash Wearable Wristband Helps Tennis Players Improve Their Game

Do you want to improve your tennis game? Smash, a wearable product worn on your wrist can help you improve your shot technique.What makes this product …

Wearable Tech

Fertility wearable lets you know when it’s go time

There are fertility deities, dances, stones, herbs and masks. Every culture has rites and rituals that try to improve the chances of a woman getting pregnant.

Tech culture, too, tries to influence the forces of fertility with gadgets and smartphone apps to create ovulation calculators, period …

Fertility

Trek Madone 9 – 2016 Edition

The 2016 Trek Madone 9 – the design of a perfect race bike!Jonathan Russell is an industrial designer and craftsman working in the road and mountain …

Bicycling

The Hand-Engraved In America Apple Watch By Made Worn

Long after the first generation Apple Watch is no longer useful as a technology item – being supplanted by subsequent generations of Apple wearables – this hand-engraved Apple Watch is still going to be an appreciable and fascinating work of art. What you see here is the first Apple Watch engraved …

Watches

Frankfurter Brett Kitchen Workbench for More Organized Kitchen

Say good bye to dirty and cluttered kitchen, Frankfurter Brett Kitchen Workbench offers you a great solution through its design. It’s a modern cutting …

Interior Design

Riding the $3,000 pickup truck of electric scooters

Scooters are known for having more storage space than the average motorcycle. Because the engine is actually connected to the rear wheel, that leaves a lot of room under the seat for stuff. It's convenient, but it still limits the utility of the bike when you want to buy more than some milk and …

Electric Bikes

Samsung's new monitor will wirelessly charge your smartphone

Consumer electronics makers have tried for years to make computer monitors more attractive by adding in things which few folks cared about, such as speakers. But a new monitor from Samsung has an added feature which we wouldn't mind seeing in more monitors from now on — integrated wireless charging …

Samsung

Industrial Design Student Creates Simple, Ingenious Soft Drink Bottle Carrying Device

Up-and-coming industrial designer Sunny Su is part of a new generation of creators who use 3D printing to take product designs from concept to …

Industrial Design

Designer Turns A Konica Film Camera Into A Digital Shooter With 3D-Printed Parts

The Konica Auto S3 is considered by camera lovers to be one of the best low-cost rangefinder pocket shooters. Originally made in 1973 it features a 38mm f1.8 lens and internal leaf shutter. But it also shot 35mm film. A designer, Ollie Baker, gave the camera a new lease on life by pulling the back …

Cameras

Sleek “Baselamp” Will Turn Almost Any Object into a Lamp

The ingenious Baselamp by Luke Lamp Co. can transform almost any object into a lamp. A favorite glass bottle, flower vase, fish bowl - anything that allows light to pass through it - can now easily illuminate your room. Just set the item on the sleek, minimalist base and watch it instantly work.

To …

Real life 'Pac-Man' satellite will clean up space junk

The Swiss aren't big on littering, and that philosophy apparently applies to space, too. After the nation's EPFL Center for Space Engineering launched its first satellites (the tiny SwissCubes) into orbit, the very next mission planned was "CleanSpace One" to get them out of orbit. For one, the …

Space Debris

Turing Phone promises physical strength and secure communications like no other

Turing Robotic Industries recently took the wraps off a phone which — if it lives up to its promises — could be essentially indestructible and ridiculously secure. The Turing Phone is built from a “revolutionary liquid-metal” called Liquidmorphium which is stronger than steel and titanium. If that …

Micro-USB

This 3D-printed walking tank is the world’s ultimate toy

When does a toy stop being a toy and become something altogether more impressive? It's a difficult distinction to make, but the HMC Boudicca — a 20-inch-tall scale model of a multistory walking tank — certainly crosses the line for us. Assembled from 400 hand-painted, 3D-printed parts and outfitted …

Walking

Montana Couple Develops American-Made 5-Axis Desktop CNC Mill that Retails for $3,300!

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What do you get when a machinist marries a mechanical engineer? If you're Matt (the machinist) and Michelle (the mechanical engineer) …

Montana

These IIT graduates have built an electric scooter that charges faster than your phone

For four years, Tarun Mehta and Swapnil Jain slogged for hours in their dorm rooms, working on prototypes of devices ranging from clean combustion engines to efficient battery packs. By the time they graduated from the Indian Institute of Technology Madras (IIT Madras) in 2012, their dream of …

Batteries

GoPro's Hero 4 Session is its smallest camera ever

Our raft hit a rock about one mile into the white water rafting trip down Colorado’s Eagle River. One of the groups in front of us had blocked the path, so our guide was forced to steer us into riskier waters. The rock wasn’t enormous, but our speed and the impact were enough to send me backwards …

Cameras

Giant Japanese robot will fistfight America's MegaBot

Get set for a live-action version of Transformers, as the company behind giant Japanese robot Kuratas has accepted a duel challenge from upstart US challenger MegaBot. However, it'll only fight on one condition: Combat must be hand-to-hand with no guns. Kuratas has been around for three years and …

Robots

FormLabs Creates New "Tough Resin" for 3D Printing

Tough is durable, adaptive, and impact-resistant. Perfect for engineering challenges, this sturdy, ABS-like material has been developed to withstand …

3D Printing

Toyota’s crazy tilting EV underlines what’s wrong with US cities

"You're not going to topple over," I overhear a patient Toyota rep explaining to a nervous i-ROAD test-driver, "just have fun." Two minutes later, …

Toyota

Tactile interface developed to navigate CAD environments

Graduate shows 2015: Royal College of Art graduate Ming Kong has created a conductive material and used it to make a haptic interface for …

Emerging Technology

Yea or Nay on These Edge-Guided Scissors?

More than a few press outlets have called this product design a "genius" invention, but it's left me scratching my head.

Inventor Tamas Fekete has …

Industrial Design