Welcome to the future: Glowing trees by Dutch designer Daan Roosegaarde

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By Rachel Oakley in New Eco on Friday 4 April 2014

We loved the idea of glow-in-the-dark ice cream, using jellyfish proteins. But now we could be in for some other glow-in-the-dark objects. Like trees. Dutch designer Daan Roosegaarde is exploring ways of ‘using the bio-luminescent qualities of jellyfish and mushrooms to create glow-in-the-dark trees that could replace street lights’.

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Glow in the dark ice cream thanks to jellyfish protein

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By Rachel Oakley in New Food and Packaging on Tuesday 12 November 2013

Haven’t we all dreamed of glow in the dark ice cream? Well, glow in the dark anything is cool but this just takes the cake! Charlie Francis, an ice cream aficionado, has invented this all-too-wacky ice cream that ‘harnesses its magic from chemically recreated jellyfish protein’ and glows in the dark just like you’d imagine. […]

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Solar system undies that glow in the dark

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By Low Lai Chow in New Fashion on Friday 12 July 2013

Now, this hardly needs an explanation. Underwear made from 95% bamboo and 5% spandex, with prints of the solar system — hand-drawn by artist Nate Crane — that light up in the dark. These are available for both ladies and blokes.

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Tron: pet edition

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By Low Lai Chow in New Products on Tuesday 9 July 2013

It wasn’t that long ago that we were eyeballing these Glowdoggie collars for our poochy pals. Now we’re looking at the Halo Mini LED collar which comes with its own patented illumination system, so you know the San Francisco-based team behind it means serious business. Though these collars — which come in red, blue or […]

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Neon bicycles that glow wherever you go at night

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By Low Lai Chow in New Products on Tuesday 21 August 2012

Pure Fix Cycles has introduced a line of solar-activated bikes, Kilo, that glow in the dark. They’re energy-friendly too — every hour of daytime sun earns the bike more than an hour of night glow. These neon rides are simply beautiful.

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Glow-in-the-dark skatepark by Koo Jeong-A

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By Rebekah Rhoden in New Design on Thursday 9 August 2012

Koo Jeong-A designed a concrete sculpture that also functions as a glow-in-the-dark skatepark. The skatepark, entitled ‘Otro’, features a combination of different bowls connected by a series of tunnels. This interactive artwork allows users to skate during all hours of the day and night.

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Monster shoes that glow in the dark

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By J Dubbs in New Fashion on Friday 5 November 2010

These shoes of all different kinds sport different monsters that glow in the dark. Fun! From Iron Fist Clothing.

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