So, showers. They’re either handheld or rain showers, right? Wrong. The Viteo Shower designed by Danny Venlet is an outdoor shower that shoots jets of water from the ground. To activate the shower jets, all you need to do is to step on it, then witness these jets shooting up and meeting over your head […]
If you’re allergic to baggage and love to travel in the most compact way possible like me, you’d probably dig this portable one-person tent that stays hidden away and tucked into your sneakers until you activate it. The Walking Shelter’s what it’s called, and it’s the doing of Australian design collective Sibling. It’s such a brilliant idea.
If you’re squeamish, this new device isn’t for you. Industrial design student Katharina Unger created this fly-breeding machine that traps larva to use as a sustainable food source. She hopes that her invention will help increase the planet’s food supply by adding larva to Westerner’s menus. The sleek device allows for the fly’s life cycle […]
These five-sided units designed by Jack Godfrey Wood and Tom Ballhatchet for Movisi are lightweight and give the user freedom to control how their furniture looks, whether they are vertically stacked to make a side table with hidden storage space, mounted on the wall like a piece of art or made into a side partition […]
Can you truly get away with fibbing? It depends. A bunch of Taipei researchers from National Taiwan University have been experimenting on one such tooth-implanted device that recognizes jaw motion patterns and can eventually be small enough to fit into a cavity or crown. This sensor potentially has uses in dentistry such as assessing the […]
Haha, this is fun. What with all these snazzy 3D doodling tools that have been popping up all over the world of late like weasels, we just stumbled on this 3-D doodling kit from Fred Flare that takes an old-school approach to 3D illusions, so all you have to do is doodle with the two-pencilled […]
A talking teddy? Don’t know about you, but haven’t we seen this in Seth MacFarlane’s film, Ted? True, you can get one of these Ted soft toys to deliver ready punchlines like ‘I wuv you’, but the Supertoy teddy, which is now appealing for funds on Kickstarter, actually lets you have a conversation with it.
Yeah, we all get creative block from time to time. The Inspiration Pad is extra fun to us, because it transforms an ordinary writing pad with these quintessential neatly lined pages into one with pages of lines that veer off into oscillating waves, puzzle-like mazes or even light beams. It’s really cool.
Yes, vintage is all the rage now. It makes us roll our eyes skyward sometimes. But if you threw a mini bar cart repurposed from a 1920s German iron bulb tester our way, we aren’t going to turn you away. Bring it to us. Bring it!
Buenos Aires-based Skate Guitar duo Ezequiel Galasso and Gianfranco de Gennaro take used skateboards to the great gig in the sky by repurposing skate decks as guitars. Colorful, and sounds good too. Sweet.
There’s a certain ick factor tied to drinking water that comes from sweat, but hey, water is water, yes? Mattias Ronge is the mastermind behind the sweat machine that transforms sweat from clothes into drinkable water. Ronge got Andreas Hammar to make the device from washing machine parts, a coffee percolator and a water filter. […]
Some people fight the bubonic plague. Some pen novels, inspired to greatness by Nobokov and Wilde. While others wake up and say, ‘Today, I shall build a skateboard large enough to invade Poland’. So, from the more-is-more school of radness, we bring you the World’s Largest Skateboard. It’s available to hire for your next event, […]
My best friend tells me all the time she wants to be a rare and mystical unicorn. Thanks to SAZAC, this plush Japanese Unicorn Kigurumi Onesie, with its furry pink mane and tail, can make her dreams come true.
Finally, you can have spellcheck in your pen. Using a computer to write is great for ensuring an accurately-spelled document, but you’re on your own when it comes to handwriting. Until now, that is. Lernstift is the first pen to vibrate when you make a spelling error, and it’s connected to wi-fi to give you […]
What, a coffee machine that makes you coffee when you yawn? At the international arrivals terminal of Johannesburg’s OR International Airport, coffee brand Douwe Egberts recently set up a vending machine which did just that, thanks to some fancy facial recognition software. We’re surprised no one tried to steal the damn thing. We’ll take one […]