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Ryno Motor Micro-cycle Is An Ideal Personal Vehicle for Urban Traffic

<b>RYNO Motor</b> is a micro-cycle that offers you a freedom while on the road. Yes, it’s a micro-cycle, you can easily slip between cracks of the rigid …

Bike Lanes

Amazing Kinetic Doors Unfold Like Origami

You’re about to realize just how boring every door you’ve ever seen really is.<p>Vienna-based artist Klemens Torggler designs doors, except they don’t feel like doors. They don’t swing open or shut. Instead, you tickle them and they unfold. Part sculpture, part origami, Torggler’s doors seem less like …

Celebrities Turned Into “Star Wars” Action Figures

Artist Mike Leavitt replaces Star Wars characters with real-life politicians, businessmen, and celebrities to create his own space opera.<p>Artist Mike Leavitt is literally a <i>Star Wars</i> kid. He was born in 1977, the same year <i>A New Hope</i> was released, and his parents got divorced in 1980, the year of <i>The</i> …

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Fire Bombs

Love this clever design for a Fire Extinguisher! It has several water bombs – or balls if you’d like to call them that, which can be used instantly …

In the Details: Providing Some 'Torque Support' for Troubled Knees

Any athlete who has had trouble with joint and muscle pain knows the value of getting support where it's needed most. For those athletes whose …

This Bolt is the Key to GM's High-Tech Assembly Line

At a New York State factory where General Motors builds engines, a new kind of smart bolt collects data during manufacturing to help the automaker cut mistakes.<p><b>Engines are complicated, and a lot can</b> potentially go wrong during assembly—­malfunctioning machines, faulty parts, and, of course, human …

TRITON Oxygen Respirator Allows You to Breathe For a Long Period of Time Underwater

Someone said to me once you try scuba diving, you’ll get addicted to it. There’s something about underwater world that makes you pause for a moment …

The Onewheel: A Self-Balancing Electric Monowheel Skateboard

Inspired by the hoverboard Michael J. Fox cruises around on in <i>Back to the Future Part II</i>, ex-IDEO'er Kyle Doerksen created the Onewheel. A …

ARK is a Portable, Battery That Wirelessly Charges Your Phone

It’s all about convenience these days! The ARK portable charger from Bezalel may sound like any other charger on the market, but what makes it stand …

Haloband Lets You Control Your Smartphone With A Tap On Your Wrist

The rise of mobile has given me so much: 24/7 connections with friends around the world, information exactly when I need it, the ability to track my fitness and health goals. Unfortunately, it’s also given me a complex about my giant sausage fingers and their constant inability to navigate the tiny …

“100mph Bike”

<b>May 09.13 – “100mph bike”</b><p>The 100mph bike, speed bike or any one of the working titles that has been used for this project by the people involved. Its …

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The Insanity Of Bitcoin, Explained

There’s no better way to appreciate the trippiness of the digital currency Bitcoin than this hallucinatory animated video.<p>If you’ve been paying attention to the news, you might have heard that digital currency Bitcoin is currently the talk of Wall Street after skyrocketing in value to trade at over …

25 Books That Changed The Course Of History

But what about the lives of an entire generation? Can a book change the future?<p>Miriam Tuliao, assistant director of central collection development at the New York Public Library, helped us come up with a list of 25 books that changed the course of history.<p>From the Torah to Orwell's "1984," these 25 …

Literature

Last Day! The Karma WiFi Hotspot + 1GB Free Data + FREE Shipping #BlackFriday [Deals]

There are tons of mobile hotspots out there, but Karma has done something groundbreaking with <b>The Karma WiFi Hotspot</b>.<p>With this device, you can now put WiFi in your pocket and stay connected with a lightning-fast 4G connection, anywhere you go. And with this offer from Cult of Mac Deals – an offer …

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Design

Audi Awesomeness

The Audi Concept Projector is all about incorporating the Audi DNA into the design. The highlight of course is the Audi grille design wind hole of …

ZIIIRO Titan Aluminum Pocket Watch

ZIIIRO Titan Aluminum Pocket Watch is reminiscent about the good old days in today’s modern world. Let’s move with time, whether you love a pocket …

Industrial Design

A Backyard Library by 3rdSpace

You might have noticed a trend over the last five or so years that takes the home office or guest room outside of the house and into the backyard. …

One Toothbrush to Replace Them All

Pairing up with designers/artists, Toothbrushes byDefault are focused on ever expanding personalized styles to match your modern lifestyle. Whether …

Little Printer: the toy-like gadget with a human touch - video

Little Printer is, as its name suggests, a miniature printer connected to the web. Its offerings are the size of Post-it notes, and it can provide personalised messages, photos and tiny newspapers at the touch of a button. It was created by the design agency Berg, which wants to bring a human touch …

inFORM: An Interactive Dynamic Shape Display that Physically Renders 3D Content | Colossal

<p>While it’s debatable whether we’ll ever be able to teleport objects or people around the world at the speed of light, the inFORM system from …

Revolutionary Space-Saving Anti-Theft Bike Locks

Bicycle theft is on the rise in major urban cities and lugging around a bulky bike lock everywhere you go can be tiresome, but Berlin-based company Sphyke has come up with a simple solution–a series of combination locks, known as <i>C3N</i>, made to fit the parts of a bike that are often easily taken. This …

Sono Noise Cancelling System by Rudolf Stefanich

When you live in a crowded area of a city that never sleeps, you have to deal with noise pollution every single day. This issue inspires an …

Industrial Designer

Tissue Paper Stop Motion Animals for Nepia | Colossal

<p>Created by Yuki Ariga for Japanese paper manufacturer Nepia this lovely animated short features a cavalcade of delicately folded tissue paper …

Flexible Nutcracker from Normann Copenhagen

German design trio DING3000 have redesigned the traditional nutcracker into an innovative and smartly-designed Nutcracker that won’t hurt your hands. …

Halloween Special: Enjoy Hours Of Entertainment With This Incredible iOS Insect [Deals]

Remote-controlled toys sure have come a long way in recent years. With the advent of smaller chipsets and better robotics, it was only a matter of time before something you only could see in science-fiction movies would be a reality in your home.<p>This Cult of Mac Deals offer brings you that much …

Robotics

Ostrich Pillow Light: For Napping on the Go

Designers Kawamura-Ganjavian and Studio Banana Things continue to work hard to make all of our nap dreams come true (here and here) with their …

Brew Your Own Beer in Just One Week (Instead of the Standard Six) with PicoBrew

Homebrewing is a test. The reward: Beer whenever you want and your own unique recipe (plus beaucoup indie cred points). And this is no half-hearted …

Bike Navigation Redefined Thanks to a Hammerhead

I don’t know how I missed this because I know EVERYTHING (joke) but please direct your attention to this crowdfunded project for bicycle navigation …