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The Great Ocean Fan

The Great Ocean Fan

I don’t think that it is a secret to the majority of us that our oceans are becoming more and more polluted. We could be doing so much more to help prevent such a thing from happening, so why aren’t we? This long term coast guard could take a huge part in the clean up(…)

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Time to save our Plant-It

Time to save our Plant-It

This super cool hourglass shaped greenhouse is a perfect way to express how environmentally ingenious it is, as well as making a clear statement as to how time is running out to save our planet.  The Lives-glass is a cute and fun way to make sure you stop killing your plants; just add water to(…)

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“Twist”ing the Enviornment

“Twist”ing the Enviornment

How many of us take plastic baggies with us to work just to carry out lunches, and once lunch is gone, where do the plastics go? Usually in the trash right? To take care of this unreal waste that is going on, there is not one of the coolest lunch pails out there called the(…)

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Sticky Window Planters!

Sticky Window Planters!

Regardless if you are a serious chef of sorts, or you just like to decorate your home with flowers, this cute little colorful creature re imagines that every day planter or regular vase. The Livi is a perfect resourceful and portable planter that can essentially stick to almost any vertical surface, which makes it easy(…)

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Inflatable tents

Inflatable tents

Regardless if you are an all-the-time camper or a rookie to the adventures that lie ahead, the majority of us know that no matter where you go, you must be careful to make sure you have all of the right necessities and know safety precautions. For starters, a reliable and sturdy tent would be a(…)

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IPHONE 7: BIGGER SCREEN, SAME SIZE

IPHONE 7: BIGGER SCREEN, SAME SIZE

Little is known about the upcoming iPhone 7, but fanboys round the globe are crossing fingers it’s something more revolutionary than evolutionary of the iPhone 6. This concept by Eduardo Guerrero is in keeping with Apple’s late design language of “bigger is better” but isn’t actually any bigger! The screen, however, IS. iPhone 7 features(…)

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A creepy robot sensor that watches you sleep

A creepy robot sensor that watches you sleep

Mother is a peanut-shaped robotic sensor hub that watches over you and your family. It measures how well you brush your teeth, it knows how much you drink and it watches you when you sleep. The idea behind Mother is that you can have everything in your home constantly monitored. Affix a sensor to your(…)

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FLOWER-INSPIRED OUTDOOR ILLUMINATION

FLOWER-INSPIRED OUTDOOR ILLUMINATION

With its burst of LED “petals”, the latest in KEHA3’s Wannabe LED family is a street light inspired by the national flower of the group’s native Estonia. Simply named Cornflower, the elements of its lighting fittings can be freely directed with a simple joint. This enables each unit to light the road, the surrounding buildings(…)

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The 10 Coolest Cars of CES 2016

The 10 Coolest Cars of CES 2016

LAS VEGAS—CES used to be all about gadgets, but this year, you can easily argue that cars stole the show. There were so many cool new concepts, technologies, and vehicles on display, that I’m almost wondering what’s left for the Detroit Auto Show next week. CES 2016 Bug ArtThings started off with a bang, with(…)

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Spherical 360fly action camera captures 360-degree video footage

Spherical 360fly action camera captures 360-degree video footage

CES 2016: Pittsburgh startup 360fly has unveiled an advanced version of its globe-shaped action camera that records panoramic, high-definition video footage. The updated edition of the camera, also called 360fly, was presented this week at the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas. “360fly captures your life in immersive, interactive 360-degree video that can be(…)

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A DAKAR DREAM MACHINE

A DAKAR DREAM MACHINE

Designed for the Dakar Rally in the desert, this far-out dune buggy called the AARD naturally takes inspiration from an animal right at home in the sand – the thorny devil. The 4×4’s stance and structure mimic that of the lizard’s. Its unique tire/wheel system features in-wheel motors and they’re highly adapted to tackle a(…)

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Burnie Started the Fire

Burnie Started the Fire

Those who love nature know that any alternative product that is good for the environment is good for all of us. That’s why innovations to common devices, such as camp stoves, are so important. One such innovation is Burnie, the all wood self-burning grill. By creating a cooking device that merely uses itself up and(…)

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A Barrel of Sounds

A Barrel of Sounds

Most Bluetooth and digital speakers have the sleek albeit stereotypical design, which can look quite beautiful. But for those who prefer a more natural look, materials like wood are greatly appreciated. That’s why designer SaeJoung Kou created the ingenious soundBarrel speaker, which is not only made of wood but also features a fascinating way to(…)

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Super Charge

Super Charge

Integrating technology into fashion has become a fascinating new process, moving from wearable devices and smart jewelry right to clothing. But, is it possible to have something as functional as a solar charger successfully made into a couture fashion piece? The answer is yes, and to prove it, there is the Super Trench by Jennifer(…)

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Creatura Comforts

Creatura Comforts

As we become more aware of what we eat and drink in our effort to live a healthy life, food and beverage companies are having to step up their game in order to meet expectations. This means better quality in ingredients and competitive, eye-catching packaging. Creatura, a beverage line designed by Jérôme Olivet, has both(…)

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