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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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Camping in a Doughnut

Camping in a Doughnut

I NEED THIS! This is the perfect solution to the struggle of pitching large tents for more than just a couple of your friends to go on a vacation or a camping trip. The unique design makes it easy to pack up, store and put together to make your trip stress free and incredibly easy.(…)

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Backwards Umbrella

Backwards Umbrella

It’s no secret that the use of umbrellas is to keep you and your belongings dry; the issue with this is when you go to close an umbrella, all the water that was on the outside of its material gets everything wet anyways. The Inverted Umbrella is something we all should have thought of way(…)

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Unlimited Bike Trails

Unlimited Bike Trails

This super beneficial minuscule navigation system is awesome! This little guy attaches to your bike, and connect to your phone, that way when you go for a long bike ride, you don’t have to keep your phone out the whole time to know where you are going. This is called the HAIZE. You simply type(…)

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Self warning life jacket

Self warning life jacket

No matter the circumstance, whether it is a natural disaster like a tsunami, or if you are having a casual vacation somewhere on the beach, life jackets have been responsible for saving an uncounted amount of lives each year, and will continue to do so. Even in it’s most elementary form, there is no going(…)

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Purified Water Buoy

Purified Water Buoy

Natural disasters happen all of the time, and a lot of the times none of us seem as prepared as we could have been. When hurricanes and major floods decide to hit hard, we are usually stuck without any clean water at all, which clearly calls for help from products like The Source of Water,(…)

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A Computer You Can Throw

A Computer You Can Throw

Kids these days are so involved with their technology and video games that they hardly spend time being active or playing outside with each other. Wanting to provide kids with the best of both worlds, some clever minds have created Hackaball, a programmable toy that lets kids explore the technology side of life while also(…)

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Drop Knowledge

Drop Knowledge

Headphones are an integral part of music listening by yourself, but consider the possibility of using them to connect with others as well. By using a feature that allows you to share your sound experiences with others, the Sound Drop headphones by Indeed Innovation are changing the way that you experience sounds. Wireless headphones are an(…)

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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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Creative Cam

Creative Cam

A lot of us ride bicycles, and those who do know the importance of having some serious mudguards on your tires. Particularly if you live in a rainy area and especially if you ride to and from work, mudguards keep at least some of the elements off of you. Knowing the importance of these accessories(…)

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Seasoned Sailing

Seasoned Sailing

Capturing the beauty and power of the open water is a challenge and a pleasure for designers of sailing crafts. One particular design that rises to this challenge by using untraditional shapes and utilizing an extendable platform for extra space, is the concept yacht by Lujac Desautel, the Salt Yacht. Concept yachts like the Helios(…)

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Enjoy Snow in Style

Enjoy Snow in Style

Hate winter because of the cold and snow? This new snowmobile design will change your mind. A lot of people dislike this season and find no use for it, but now you will want to be out and about in it endlessly! Learn to love the winter with the Snow Crawler concept snowmobile from Mindsailors.(…)

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A Winged Welcome

A Winged Welcome

Perhaps one of the most beautiful ways to greet new visitors to the entrance of Iran’s landmark city, Mashhad, designers have created a lifelike gate resembling the birds that grace the city’s Imam Reza shrine. Created by Naser Nasiri and Taher Nasiri, this bird-like structure would be a gateway that sets tourists in awe as they drive(…)

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Read Into Your Furniture

Read Into Your Furniture

Books can help us to relax by offering engaging material, but what if they could help us relax in an entirely different way? Inspired by his own limited area of living space, designer Mike Mak has created a new use for books: as furniture! By designing the Bookniture furniture series, he has made book-sized gadgets(…)

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Tie the Knot in the Ribbon

Tie the Knot in the Ribbon

Everyone knows that weddings are one of the most special moments in a couple’s life, so why not have it in one of the most magical locations in the world? That was the idea behind the Ribbon Wedding Chapel, designed by Hiroshi Nakamura & NAP Co. A beautiful structure situated beside the Inland Sea of Japan,(…)

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