The Great Idea

By Indri Hapsari | Sometime we must think out of the box, and the world will be better

Create Your Own Travel Size Spice Packs with Drinking Straws

Keep a collection of your favorite spices on you at all times with these airtight DIY spice packs.<p>Maybe you like to carry around spices to enliven …

Cool Stuff
Aviation

An 8-Year-Old Came Up with an Amazing Way to Locate Missing Airplanes

Delta showed interest in the design after receiving a hand-drawn sketch from the boy.<p>Benjamin Jensen—an eight-year-old from Ogden, Utah—came up with …

A Workout Shirt with Sweat-Activated Ventilation—That Works

“The world’s only sweat-activated venting system. Exclusive FreeVent Pro active venting technology uses moisture-activated polymers in strategic sweat zones. The polymers expand to lift open critical airflow channels as the pace climbs, and then close when the body cools and sweat evaporates. …

Wrecked Building In Thailand Converted into Surprising Family Home[Before and After Photos]

This surprising building transformation in Bangkok, Thailand comes from <b>IDIN Architects</b>, who managed to re-purpose an old, wrecked commercial …

Top 10 Lifehacker Posts of All Time

Lifehacker launched exactly ten years ago today (happy birthday to us)! In light of the occasion, let's take a look back at some of the most popular …

Cool Stuff

Light-Up Valentine Cards

Contributors: Gella<p>Introduction<p>Light up your love with paper circuits this Valentine’s Day - no soldering required! This tutorial will guide you …

Brit + Co

Upcycled LEGO Crayons

What starts as one little box of crayons can multiply into a massive basket as soon as you turn your back--instantly you've got a mess of waxy …

Hacking

This explains why no men were using Pinterest

Advertisement<p>7 Comments<p>Credit: Pinterest<p>If you ever wondered why Pinterest took off with women and not men, we have our answer. Friday the company …

Gender

A Blind Woman Gains New Freedom, Click By Click By Click

<i>For someone who is blind, a simple click can be the sound of sight.</i><p><i>It's a technique called echolocation. Bats and other animals use it to see at night. And it's being used by an increasing number of people who are blind. They listen to how the clicking sounds they make with their tongues bounce off</i> …

Podcasting

They're Building a 4,400-Mile Railway from Moscow to Beijing

It will take 10 years and cost $242 Billion.<p><i>Getty Images</i><p>China is no stranger to mind-bogglingly big construction projects, so why not build a railroad across the length of Asia? On Thursday the Chinese government confirmed its plan to build a 7,000-kilometer (4,350 mile) high-speed rail line to …

At 90, She's Designing Tech For Aging Boomers

In Silicon Valley's youth-obsessed culture, 40-year-olds get plastic surgery to fit in. But IDEO, the firm that famously developed the first mouse for Apple, has a 90-year-old designer on staff.<p>Barbara Beskind says her age is an advantage.<p>"Everybody who ages is going to be their own …

Silicon Valley

The Nessie Ladle Might Be The Most Adorable Kitchen Appliance Of The Year, And It's Only January

Every so often a kitchen appliance stands out to us as something totally unique and awesome, and we immediately add it to our wish lists. With so many cooking gadgets out there, it's not every day that something makes our heads turn, but we didn't have to look further than the top hit of Reddit …

Quirkbot Let You Build Robots Using Drinking Straws (video)

We have featured many different types of DIY robots here on Geeky Gadgets over the years, that can be created using a variety of different materials, …

Robotics

California boy, 13, builds Braille printer with Lego kit, starts company with Intel funding

SANTA CLARA, Calif. – In Silicon Valley, it's never too early to become an entrepreneur. Just ask 13-year-old Shubham Banerjee.<p>The California eighth-grader has launched a company to develop low-cost machines to print Braille, the touch-based writing system for the visually impaired.<p>Last year, …

We Went To SurveyMonkey, Where Engineers Use Treadmill Desks And Do Planks Between Coding

DIY Covered Binder Clips • Christina Williams

I love binder clips; and I love them even more if they’re decked out with cute patterns or glitter. I use these little guys all the time; especially …

Hacking

14 Billboard Advertisements That Touch The Limit Of Creativity

Marketing is how you sell your product or service and that is why we decided to bring to you a collection of 14 examples of how marketing can be done …

Advertising

Would You Stay In This Old Crane That's Converted Into A Luxury Hotel In Amsterdam?

Architects from a number of Dutch companies came up with the decision of getting together and doing something about this old and huge crane that …

Hotels