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'Plant Your Mac': Giving New Life to Antiquated iMacs Design

'Plant Your Mac': Giving New Life to Antiquated iMacs

December 24, 2016We all have those redundant electronics lying around, the ones that just couldn& 39;t keep up with the introduction of the latest version. They lie there in the & 39;tech drawer& 39; or tucked away at the top of a cupboard never expecting to see the light of day. Now, your old electronics can sprout new life.

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Algorithms Meet Humanity in this Incredible New Art Exhibit Design

Algorithms Meet Humanity in this Incredible New Art Exhibit

December 27, 2016One Turkish artist utilizes algorithms and new technology to speak life into his art in a stunning new exhibit. New media artist Ozan Turkkan& 39;s latest exhibition Fractum Regnum allows visitors to be a part of his art.Based on an idea to play with the perceptions of his spectators, Turkkan& 39;s work uses touchscreens, projectors, 3D imaging and computer-generated holograms to immerse guests.

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Your Feet Will Thank You for These Ultrathin, Bluetooth-Connected Heated Insoles Design

Your Feet Will Thank You for These Ultrathin, Bluetooth-Connected Heated Insoles

January 01, 2017Every day, there is a continuous exchange of data between billions of devices. With the advancement of Internet of Things (IoT), Bluetooth technology connects more devices each day. But the company ‘+t’ takes the concept of connected devices to next level.The company developed heated insoles which can warm up your feet using an app.

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Sharkman: A Soft Wearable Furniture You Can Work And Sleep In Design

Sharkman: A Soft Wearable Furniture You Can Work And Sleep In

January 12, 2017Designed by Yang Zhao, Sharkman is a fancy wearable furniture that allows you to use it in many different ways. For those who like to have a safe zone, Sharkman offers a comfortable and cool solution. Awarded with the Excellence Prize at London’s International Student Innovation 2016 Awards, Sharkman is a new generation wearable furniture.

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Interactive Billboard Coughs When Someone Smokes Nearby Design

Interactive Billboard Coughs When Someone Smokes Nearby

January 21, 2017With an attempt to persuade people to quit smoking, Swedish pharmacy featured an interactive billboard that sniffs around and coughs loudly.Created by advertising agency Åkestam Holst, coughing billboard identifies smokers and react to them by coughing aggressively. The interactive billboard, featuring an annoyed handsome man, is designed for the Swedish pharmacy Apotek Hjartat.

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Generative Design Enables Humans and Machines to Co-create Design

Generative Design Enables Humans and Machines to Co-create

January 25, 2017Generative design offers designers and engineers an optimized creation process. By only determining the goals and parameters of the design, it is possible to get thousands, or even millions, of alternative results in the same amount of time spent on a single one. With the guidance of the human mind, a generative design software can develop the most efficient outcomes ever possible.

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New Assistive Soft Exosuit Makes Walking 23% Easier Design

New Assistive Soft Exosuit Makes Walking 23% Easier

January 22, 2017Exosuit is a wearable robot made of functional textiles, cable-based actuation, and a biologically-inspired control system. They directly target the ankle joints. Though researchers at Harvard Wyss Institute have been working on a soft Exosuit for years, they provided a proof of concept in 2016.

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Top 5 Drone Intercepting Methods You Should Know About Design

Top 5 Drone Intercepting Methods You Should Know About

Unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) or unmanned aerial vehicles (UAV) is a sophisticated aircraft which can be maneuvered by almost anyone. They are better known as Drones. There& 39;s been a lot of buzz in recent months about the fast-developing anti-drone industry. It& 39;s all because there has been an understanding that UAVs can create major threats beyond the conflict areas.

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IKEA's New Flat-Pack Bike SLADDA Will Hit US Stores This Month Design

IKEA's New Flat-Pack Bike SLADDA Will Hit US Stores This Month

IKEA introduced its first flat-pack bike SLADDA, and it is already driving some cyclists mad by taking about an hour to assemble.Scandinavian furniture and accessories company& 39;s stylish urban bike will be available in US stores starting this month. Image Source: IKEA Although some reviewers found SLADDA quite complicated to set up on their own, the bike& 39;s design highlights the coolness and functionality of IKEA& 39;s style.

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Paris Tries out New Eco-Friendly Urinals That Recycle Urine Into Compost Design

Paris Tries out New Eco-Friendly Urinals That Recycle Urine Into Compost

February 04, 2017Parisians met with Uritrottoir, new generation urinals introducing a sustainable way to solve the public urination problem.Even if it is a dream city, Paris has a serious “wild pissing” issue, or as they call it in French, & 34;les pipis sauvages”. To keep their city clean in a sustainable way, French company Faltazi designed eco-friendly street urinals, Uritrottoir.

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A French Street Artist Gives These Road Signs a Quirky Makeover Design

A French Street Artist Gives These Road Signs a Quirky Makeover

February 10, 2017Clet Abraham, a French street artist has decided to lighten up some mundane street signs by adding his quirky touch. Abraham posts his pictures online with captions depicting his motivation for his work. Head on to Abraham& 39;s Facebook page to see his full set of work.Young girl running to her love Image Source: CLET via Facebook Image Source: Clet Abraham via Pinterest Image Source: CLET via Facebook The work of this artist spans Europe and can be seen in towns such as Cascina and Dublin.

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75 of the Best Engineering Wallpapers from Across the Web Design

75 of the Best Engineering Wallpapers from Across the Web

DesignFrom rockets to gears, we scoured the web to find engineering wallpapers you can download. Here are 75 of the best from across the web!By Interesting EngineeringMarch 02, 20171 / 2As engineers, we love our devices and computers. After all, most of us probably stare at a screen all day. Why not take some time to find the perfect HD wallpaper for all of your screens.

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9 Future Transportation Methods in the Making Design

9 Future Transportation Methods in the Making

Future transportation will either be a refinement of current tech or a completely new innovation, obviously. After all, current transportation methods were once the figment of someone& 39;s imagination. Transportation in the future will come in various interesting forms from levitation and jet packs, to perhaps, the more esoteric concept of teleportation.

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IKEA Releases Instructions for a DIY Sustainable Indoor Garden Design

IKEA Releases Instructions for a DIY Sustainable Indoor Garden

March 08, 2017IKEA is well known for their & 39;easy& 39; to build (butnot so easy) flat pack trendy home furniture. But IKEA has branched out into sustainable living spaces.Space10, IKEA& 39;s innovation hub, works to better the future of urban living through a series of labs. Space10 tackles current challenges that the global community is facing on a regular basis.

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The Primary Reasons Why Cities Were Built Where They Now Are Design

The Primary Reasons Why Cities Were Built Where They Now Are

Why cities are where they are? seems like a simple question to answer. You& 39;ll probably not be surprised that water, natural resources and history have a lot to do with it. But why are most of them in the northern hemisphere?There is a great little video by Wendover Productions on this question and it& 39;s definitely well worth & 34;a butchers& 34;.

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IKEA Finally Says Goodbye to Finicky Screws Design

IKEA Finally Says Goodbye to Finicky Screws

March 10, 2017It happens every time a man decides to be a hero and assemble his newly purchased flat-packed furniture from IKEA. He gathers his tools, pulls out his electric screwdriver, (only to realize he hasn& 39;t charged it) and then proceeds to search for the screwdriver and Allen key sizes that weren& 39;t supplied with the furniture.

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Check out These Awesome Digital Gauge Clusters Design

Check out These Awesome Digital Gauge Clusters

Who loves digital gauge clusters? We love them that& 39;s who! Most modern vehicles have digital, rather than analog ones these days, but some designs are leagues ahead of the competition. With analog instruments rapidly becoming & 34;redundant& 34; and phased out by more detailed and easily customizable digital alternatives they are set to become standard features.

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IKEA Gets Into Home Automation With New Collection of Smart Lights Design

IKEA Gets Into Home Automation With New Collection of Smart Lights

By Kathleen VillaluzMarch 29, 2017At the end of March, Ikea will be launching wireless home interior products starting with smart lights. Currently available in IKEA Sweden and selected European branches, the smart light is capable of doing a number of clever things like setting the mood in a room, adjusting to your lighting needs and providing a personalized environment.

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The Internet Is Going Crazy Over This $10,000 Toilet Design

The Internet Is Going Crazy Over This $10,000 Toilet

By Kathleen VillaluzMarch 29, 2017Tired of cleaning up after you& 39;ve done your toilet business? Grossed out with the stuff that you have to scrub off on your routine toilet rota? Lo and behold, the Japanese have provided us with a $10,000 toilet that would give you a spa treatment and save you many undesirable toilet clean ups.

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Why Your Humble Aluminum Can is Actually An Engineering Feat Design

Why Your Humble Aluminum Can is Actually An Engineering Feat

If you& 39;re like most people, you& 39;ve gone through countless aluminum cans of soda or beer in your life, but have never thought twice about how the aluminum can itself might be special. And even if you& 39;re not like most people, you probably still haven& 39;t given much thought to the humble aluminum can.

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