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Mini-Segway For Christmas? Welcome To The Future!
Who needs a Segway Scooter when you can have something similar for 1/10th the price? It’s true, gyroscopic, self-balancing hoverboards are here today. They’re not as big as their Segway counterparts, and also don’t include a handle, but for all intents and purposes, they use the sa...
"Social Robot" Helps Kids With Autism Learn New Skills
Meet Leka, the vibrating 'social robot' designed to help children with autism learn new skills. This anime-eyed toy, which was presented at CES 2016 (the global consumer electronics and technology tradeshow in Las Vegas), is still in the creation process. But Leka's founder has confidence that it ...
10-IN-1 Survival Camping Tool: A Must For Your Emergency Kit
Great for camping, hiking, boating, hunting, fishing, emergency/survival kits, etc. SE is proud to present our 10-IN-1 Survival Camping Tool. In addition to camping, this camping tool is also great for hiking, hunting, fishing, boating, emergency/survival kits, and more. Lightweight and compact &md...
11 Forgotten ‘Antique’ Appliances Your Great-Grandparents Used Every Day
I still remember some of these items being used in my grandmothers house, reading the article made me feel nostalgic. I can still hear her in the kitchen, using being busy and making wonderful things in the kitchen. The modern, industrialized world revolves around a myriad of electrical and ele...
34 Must Have Tools for Homesteaders
To be a successful homesteader, or a Pioneer Settler, as I like to call them, you can’t always rely on your own two hands.  Sometimes you need something a little bit sharper or a little bit more powerful. Tools have all been invented for a purpose, and that purpose is to help aid us ...
A Boeing 737 Engine Chair is What Your Apartment Really Needs
Seen here being modeled by a man who from now on we will only refer to as Dapper Dan, this is the 737 Cowling Chair constructed by Fallen Furniture. Although I guess Boeing could take some credit as well, considering it was one of their engines to begin with. Fallen Furniture just upcycled it. ...
A Digital, 3D Printed Sundial Whose Precise Holes Cast A Shadow Displaying The Current Time
Julldozer created an amazingly clever digital sundial ("Cadran Solaire Numérique") that precomputes the angle of the sun throughout the day and uses those computations to make hundreds of precise holes calibrated to cast a shadow displaying the present time. The whole thing is open source h...
A New Way To Surf The Golf Course In Style! (Video)
The most innovative invention for golf since the graphite shaft, the GolfBoard is forever changing the way golfers experience the game. Powered by an environmentally friendly lithium-ion battery, the GolfBoard is an easy-to-ride vehicle that adds a new level of fun and excitement for golfe...
A Portable Scootbike To Get You Around - Better than Walking, You Think?
SMALLER THAN A BIKE. MORE COMFY THAN A SCOOTER.., WHEELA is the next generation personal transport device combining the advantages of a bike and a scooter.. WHEELA is incomparably lighter and smaller than any bike and yet more comfortable than any scooter – you sit while you ride and...
A renewable and biodegradable alternative to Styrofoam
This prototype bicycle helmet is made entirely from forest products — particularly the foam shock absorbing material, which was developed at KTH. (Photo: Cellutech)  Talk about renewable materials. I really love when creativity and originality change something so commonly used as a b...
A sofa that becomes a fort to let you sleep in complete privacy; Orwell Cabin Bed
Nostalgia time. Remember when you were a kid and how you’d build make-shift tents or forts out of the bed or sofa? If you do remember, two things: One, you had a good childhood, and two, you’d want one of these. The Orwell Sofa is the fancy, adult version of that home-made fortress...
A Website That Only Stocks Products That Last A Lifetime
Tara Button surveys her kitchen and points at her Le Creusetcasserole dish on the drainer. ‘That’s what gave me the idea’, she says. ‘I thought to myself one day last year when I was washing up, I will have this for life – wouldn’t it be great if everyth...
A World Without Barriers: Revolutionary Automatic Earpiece Translator (Video)
Imagine you could have a conversation in a different language, without even having to learn it? This is what the Pilot of WaverlyLabs is offering. Meeting new people while traveling made easy. What is the Pilot? The Pilot is the world’s first translation earpiece. When both people each wear a ...
Amazing Laser Rust Remover (Video)
Alliance Painting And Laser Ablation LtdThis is our new laser machine, removes rust, lead paint, coatings, no dust, no chemicals, no water, no secondary contaminants.Please e- mail any questions you may have or to inquire about our other technologies for paint and rust removal don@alliancepainting.c...
Amazing You Can Draw Your Own Circuits With ElectronInks Circuit Scribe.
As a mom that Homeschools her children, this product just seems like such a great idea and a perfect addition to our science project resources. The ability to draw your circuit and watch it light itself. Circuit Scribe is a rollerball pen that writes with non-toxic conductive silver i...
Amazon Echo: Your Next Best Companion
Amazon Echo is a hands-free speaker you control with your voice. Echo connects to the Alexa Voice Service to play music, provide information, news, sports scores, weather, and more—instantly. All you have to do is ask. Echo has seven microphones and beam forming technology so it can hear you ...
Amphibious Cycle: Powered On Water By A paddle Wheel (Video)
The designers say the machine could be used to deliver aid to flood-hit areas. The trike is the final project of seven students from Southampton University's School of Engineering. The students began working on the project in October - eight months before mechanical engineering student David Edw...
An Easier Way To Use A Chain Saw With This Home-Crafted Jig
Those who cut a lot of wood find themselves creating solutions to make it easier, faster, and crafty.  Here is one of those grand ideas, and it seems to work like a charm!   Now check out this amazingly creative log holding idea, and how to make one: ...
Aquabot Sprayer Bottle Top, Makes Your Water Bottle Spray 25 Feet and is a Mister too!
If you spend a lot of time enjoying the outdoors, then you know any item that has multiple uses is extremely handy. Activities such as backpacking, camping, and hiking all require a lot of gear and not much space to put it, and having water on hand is always the top priority. The multiple uses of th...
AquaVault: A Portable Safe Brings Peace Of Mind To Swimmers
Have you ever found yourself at a pool or the beach in your swimsuit, scrambling for a safe place to put your things?  I know I have.  This ingenious idea is being adopted by beach-side hotels everywhere, and I love how it is helping people to play more with peace of mind!     Th...
Beautifully Hand Crafted Rocket Cookstove
I stumbled upon this video while browsing Facebook, it is a rocket stove with attachments, first the stove like table with the chimney, but the fabricator Mr. Sugiura, has a square or an arch type oven that go on top the rocket stove replacing that stove top. The craftsmanship is amazing, it is sim...
Blandito: The Bendable Taco Chair
Normal chairs will feel restricting and conformist after you've met the Blandito. Why? Well, look at that photo. This thing looks like a taco, and has enough room to spoon! Nobody spoons inside tacos. Unless you count sporks as spoons. And you shouldn't. Design company Oradaria created this chair th...
Bloom is an electric kettle that recycles steam for cooking, making it safe for kids to get involved
Add this one to the list of product concepts that we wish would become real things. A “super kettle” called Bloom offers a smart and safe way for kids to get more involved in the kitchen. The invention, which scored its designer the top award in the Electrolux Design Lab this year, is an...
Cabinet Spice Rack Ideas: A Smart Solution For Your Kitchen
Spices and condiments, without them our food would taste bland and insipid, 'soul-less', from the most basic ingredient like salt and pepper, to the most exotic like zaffron and tumeric, spices are an intricate part of cooking and therefore need a special place in our kitchen.  Disorganized foo...
Camping Gadget: Powerful Family Size Breakfast Station
Wouldn't this be a great addition to the camping gear? So easy to pack, and so versatile. I can see hours and hours of fun around the campground enjoying all the cooking options this appliance gives you, including coffee! The Nostalgia Retro Series 3-in-1 Powerful Family Size Breakfast Sta...
Cardboard bicycles, the next eco-friendly transportation upgrade?
Phil Bridge's cardboard bicycle costs just £15   By Nigel Bunyan Phil Bridge, 21, of Stockport, Greater Manchester, believes his "ultimate green machine" will be cheap enough to attract occasional users while also deterring thieves. The frame, made out of cardboard normally used in i...
Charge your Phone with Bioo Plant Power!
A plant that can actually charge your cell phone is taking green energy to a whole new level. Barcelona-based firm Arkyne Technologies created the pot, dubbed Bioo Lite, which harnesses energy from photosynthesis and transforms it into electricity. Once your phone’s battery life gets low,...
Cockroaches resilience inspire a new technology to help during disasters (Video)
Cockroaches may seem like a nuisance, but in harnessing their stealth ability to contort their bodies and slip through the smallest of cracks, researchers have created a robot that could one day assist in search-and-rescue missions. In the latest study, researchers from the University of Califo...
Cold Press Your Own Oils at Home... Amazing (Video)
Cold pressed oils are produced at even lower temperatures. Cold pressed oils retain all of their flavor, aroma, and nutritional value. Olive, peanut and sunflower are among the oils that are obtained through cold pressing. This machine allows you to cold press oils from the comfort of your own home!...
Create Your Own Desk Electronics With Cardboard...Seriously!
Newfoldr is an open-source project aimed at reducing waste while giving you cleverly-designed – and customized – cardboard gadgets for your home. The project consists of desktop gadgets like a lamp, a fan and a Bluetooth or wired speaker that you can create yourself – Newfoldr supp...
Creator's Bottle Cutter: An Easier Way To Cut Bottles For Up-cycling
Have you ever tried cutting a wine bottle with a string soaked in alcohol that has been lit up and then putting the bottle in cold water. Yeah, me too. haven't been very successful. But there are better and more efficient ways to do this, especially if you are up-cycling materials.  The Creato...
Crovel: The Ultimate Survival Multi-Tool
Your mind will be blown This is by far the most interesting and most innovative multi-tool I have had the pleasure of reviewing yet. You may look at the Crovel Extreme 3 and think, “It isn’t a multi-tool at all – it’s a shovel.” Then you notice the hammer/crowbar head ...
Cute and Tiny Wearable Planters
Spring is my favorite season, waiting for the sunshine and mild temperatures :) During this season; we are all watching for the blooming flowers and trees and thinking of our garden and planters.   During my searches for some planter ideas, I found these tiny wearable planters by Colleen...
Did Your Selfie-Stick Get Banned? A Selfie Revolution Is Here
Image credit: Stikbox. Yekutiel Sherman was walking around Jerusalem one day when he spotted a shop selling smartphone cases and selfie sticks. “Why carry two things, when you can carry one?” he thought to himself. A few months of prototyping later, Stikbox was born – a phone cas...
DIY Home Security for Home Defense
Home defense tactics are a huge concern when looking at  SHTF scenarios and what kind of home security you need. But home security systems and home security cameras can get expensive, and they can leave a lot to be desired when if comes to actually defending yourself, family, preps, and home. I...
Don’t Feed The Furniture! The Most Awesome Animal Furniture.
When it comes to purchasing home storage, you can always buy a bookcase, shelves, an end table or a Camel. You heard me right, I said Camel. And if you’re not a fan of the Bactrian, you can choose an elephant, rhino, horse, lion, bear, polar bear, gorilla, moose, deer, goat, cow...
Electric Scooter: Comfort Of Segway With Fun Of A Scooter (Video)
QUIET COMMUTE Buzz to class, the office, or around the neighborhood on an electric scooter that uses push and pull technology.CityBug2 rides smoothly, like a Segway, but with all of the fun of a scooter. But because it’s electric (boogie woogie woogie) there are no emissions or noise as i...
EXERCISE AND WASH LAUNDRY WITH THIS AMAZING ECO-FRIENDLY BICYCLE
This is a great idea, you kill two birds with one stone, exercise and laundry, what a great way to turn both tasks into fun activities. Chores, chores, chores. Some days, it feels like the list is never-ending, and the motivation to accomplish the mundane tasks depleted. But now, thanks to an inven...
Forget Pocket Knives, I Want This Awesome Tiny Cleaver
When you think of a tiny utility knife, it's easy to only consider ​folding knives and multi-tools. The infinitely famous Swiss Army knife. The single-blade folders that make obvious choices for an everyday carry. But Stonewood Design's custom knives are nothing like that, and that'...
Fortress Clothing: Are You Ready? Stay Warm at 20 below Even When Wet!
Buy yours today at Offgridconnection.com Water (sweat) is WHY you get cold. Fortress doesn’t hold on to water, or the perspiration your body puts out. Through the laws of physics, it moves it (pushes away) from your body to the outside air to keep you dry and warm. Other insulation...
Fresh Bottled Mountain Air Sells Out In China: Joke-In-A-Bottle Goes Viral
A Canadian start-up company bottling fresh air from the Rocky Mountains has seen sales to China soar because of rising pollution levels. Vitality Air was founded last year in the western Canadian city of Edmonton but began selling in China less than two months ago. “Our first shipment of 500 ...
From Toilet Lid To Sink...
Change your toilet lid into a sink in less than 5 minutes and start saving gallons of water every day! SinkTwice replaces your existing toilet lid, and is designed to rest on top of most toilet tanks made in the last 15 years. WASH YOUR HANDS WITH CLEAN WATER AND FLUSH THE SUDS AWAY. HELP REDUCE WA...
Gas Turned Off? Living off-grid? Try this hot-water solution!
In Brazil, where utility costs have soared out of sight, creative folks are finding  ways to crimp on costs.  This simple alcohol powered water heater is one of those devices.  Just add alcohol to the tray below the copper coils, and allow the flames to heat the water.  Turn on a...
Genius Invents Device That Just Straight-Up Sprays Butter Anywhere You Want
American designer Doug Foreman, has created a new way of spraying real butter on whatever surface you want, like toast, popcorn, cooking pans, etc… After asking himself “what if we could re-imagine the way people store and use butter?”, he designed the biem Butter Sprayer, which...
GeoOrbital Wheel: Make your bike electric in 60 seconds
Use your bike to go up to 20 miles per hour for 20-50 miles - quick installation, universal compatibility.  The GeoOrbital wheel takes under 60 seconds and no tools to install and is built to last. Everything needed to power your bike is included in the wheel! The GeoOrbital wheel is compatib...
Hand-operated Wringer Washer
Modern wringer washer To wash clothes by hand you need to either agitate them, or rub them. We have the tools you will need for either method. Agitating clothes is easy and fast with our Plunger Washer Tool. It is designed to push water through the fabric on the downward stroke and then pull water ...
How Cool Is That! A Device That Turns Waste Paper Into Pencils
Part of the “off grid” spirit comes with the understanding of living a somewhat more frugal lifestyle. This may mean many things to many people. Recycling and upcycling materials is one way to get more use out of what would normally be considered trash. The makers of the P&P Office W...
How French Artists in 1899 Envisioned Life in the Year 2000: Drawing the Future
Atomic physicist Niels Bohr is famously quoted as saying, “Prediction is very difficult, especially if it’s about the future.” Yet despite years of getting things wrong, magazines love think pieces on where we’ll be in several decades, even centuries in time. It gives us comf...
In A World Where Half The People Have No Electricity, One Man Is Giving Some Away; Manoj's Cycle
Pedaling for an hour on Manoj Bhargava's 'Free Electric' hybrid bike can supply 24 hours of electricity for a rural household. In a world where up to half of the population either has no access to electricity whatsoever, or only severely limited access, a home energy device powered by humans could h...
Incredible KOHLER Clarity purifies drinking water for less than one cent a day
Diatomaceous Earth is an excellent way to eliminate and kill bacteria and micro-organisms, it is well known an used for raising chickens and farm animals. The fact that is also being uses by Kohler to purify water is a great use of this fossilized diatoms. Clean water is something we all must have, ...
Innovator Creates A Device To Communicate With Fireflies
The Firefly Communicator allows users to mimic the light patterns of fireflies, attracting them with the push of a button. Firefly Communicator is a brand new device – the first of its kind – allowing people to emulate the light patterns of fireflies, attracting them with the press of a ...
Introducing The Maku Formbox: A Tabletop Factory For Your Home
FormBox is a tabletop factory that makes molds of almost anything with your household vacuum. Quicker Than a 3D Printer, Easier Than Baking a Cake, Powered by Your Vacuum Cleaner The FormBox is a compact vacuum former that gets you making straight out of the box. What is vacuum forming? Vacu...
It's A Stroller, A Cart, A Wilderness Tool, And Much More
Okay, so it's kinda like a uni-cycle, or a bike without pedals, or maybe it's a wheelbarrow without the barrow.   It really makes me want to try it!.  Snow, mud, hills, steps, you name it, and the large diameter wheel treads right over all of it.   The simple balancing design makes it easy to ...
Kodama Zome: the giant hanging couch
Kodama Zomes are a whole new experience in hanging love seats, beds, and private spaces. They’re the synthesis of geodesic domes, which were invented by revolutionary architect Buckminster Fuller, and zonodehral polygons, as found in natural geometry. The name “zome,” in fact, come...
LIGHTS FOR CAMPING, BACKPACKING, EMERGENCY PREP AND MORE...
As an addition to your camping gear these UV Paqlites sound like a good deal. We have a trip planned in a couple of weeks and have ordered a few of them. We'll update you on the performance. UV Paqlites provide you with a reliable light source that glows all night long, recharges quickly by absorbi...
Lost Keys Are No More With This New Gagdet!
Can you remember the last times you lost your keys or left your bag behind somewhere?  Do you have kids that seem to always "hide" your keys?  There's no doubt about it, when the keys are lost, the world stops.  The new Pebblebee® Finder has completely changed the way you shuffl...
Love Fresh Coconuts? Hate Opening Them?
Me too.  That's why I invented the Coco Jack.  A safe, easy way to open Young Thai Coconuts, no matter what your size or strength. The properties and health benefits of coconut, coconut water, coconut oil are well known. What people don't talk about is how hard it is to open one of th...
Make Liquor In The House With A Tabletop Moonshine Still
Even though liquor is legal and you can just drive down to your local beverage warehouse for a jug of alcohol, making booze at home can still be a fun and easy, which is exactly what TableTop Still claims with their DIY spirits Stainless Steel Moonshine Still. It’s a compact system that requ...
Meet Luminoodle Amazing Off-Grid Lighting With Pizzaz!
We're back with the most versatile color changing LED light ropes! Based on real feedback from our original Luminoodle backers, we went back to the drawing board and created two new versions with the most requested features. We're excited to bring the Luminoodle COLOR andLuminoodle BASECAMP to ...
Minimalist Toaster: Made From a Cinder Block, Rebar Rods, and a Piece of Wood
This minimalist toaster was specially designed for pita bread. It is made with a cement cinder block, two rebar rods, an electric heating element and a piece of wood. Designed by Adi Zaffran from Bezalel Academy of Art and a Design graduate. She took advantage of the cement brick’s morpho...
Molekule Purifier Destroys Pollutants Rather Than Collecting Them
After 20 years of research and development, a groundbreaking approach to clean air has arrived. Molekule breaks down harmful microscopic pollutants like allergens, mold, bacteria, viruses and even airborne chemicals. While most air purifiers use a HEPA filter to collect and store pollutants, Molekul...
More Coffee Flavor, No Mess - A Better French Press!
Revolutionary redesign of the French press. From a more flavorful brew to easy cleanup, Simpli press is stepping up your brewing game! Simpli press makes your coffee press ritual easy from brewing to cleanup, while giving you the most delicious brew. We also hope that you step into the spec...
Move Over Paddleboard - There is a New Waterboard in Town
Introducing the Mirage Eclipse. Incredibly stable, just get on and go using MirageDrive® leg power. Soon you’ll fly high at exceptional speed, nimbly carving turns using fingertip steering controls. There’s minimal setup. Go from the car, the dock or your boat to the water in minute...
Multifunctional and Portable, On the Go Family Bicycle
With Taga, and children, the whys never end. Once you know what Taga is, you'll understand why you can't live without one. Taga is a multifunctional vehicle designed for families on the go. It is a baby stroller and cargo bike all rolled into one—and a means of transportation unlike any o...
New LED “Li-Fi” is 100 times faster than Wi-Fi
Light Fidelity (Li-Fi ) is a bidirectional, high speed and fully networked wireless communication technology similar to Wi-Fi. Expect to hear a whole lot more about Li-Fi - a wireless technology that transmits high-speed data using visible light communication (VLC) - in the coming months. With scien...
Offgridquest Automatic Storage Shelves
"LedgeLocker is a high quality, stylish shelf that blends in with the décor in any part of the home or office. LedgeLocker keeps a low profile – it is a decorative accessory not a focal piece of décor. It is a unique product, but only to the owner who knows its secret."...
Outdoor Barrel Saunas and Hot Tubs: A Perfect Winter Getaway.
This winter after a long day filled with chores around your homestead/farm, after a day spent chopping wood or down the slopes, and you are at the point where your body feels cold and tired from all that effort and is begging for some rest. Doesn't a nice hot sauna to help relax ...
Painting in 3D...You Have To See This! (Video)
Tilt Brush is amazing. It's magical. It's a bunch of stuff that sounds like hyperbole when you write about it. We created the above video to describe why it's so special before more people are able to try it when the HTC Vive launches in April of this year. For the video we used a combination o...
Perfect to Read In The Rain
Cocoon 1 will allow you to relax, store items, read your touch pad or even cooking in a plastic bubble. Designed and built by the Swiss the Micasa Lab, it offers protection from the world while contemplating.Cocoon 1 will allow you thanks to its battery to have up to 40 hours of light and 20 hours o...
Personal Review Of The THOR Box High Capacity Lightweight Solar Generator
Thor Box Test And Demonstration from David Webster on Vimeo. Available Here on Kickstarter     Below is a shot of Davy on my "Prepper Cart."  As you'll see in the video (above), I've got 18 built-in outlets to power various devices straight from the cart.  A golf cart makes f...
Pesky Critters! A New Harmless Trap To Move Them Away
Don't fear bugs and insects anymore! This spider catcher with the long handle, allows you to reach creepy crawlers in hard to reach places, while keeping you at a safe distance. All you have to do is just squeeze the handle to open the bristles made out of nylon, place them over the bug, releas...
Phones Charged From A Little Flame: For Emergencies, For Camping, For Survival
There was a time when keeping your cell phone charged without a working electricity grid seemed like a third-world problem. Not anymore. According to the Department of Energy, aging electrical infrastructure, increased population, and more extreme weather due to climate change have increased the num...
Pint Sized Window AC Unit Packs a BIG Punch
Finally - A Smarter Way To Stay Cool This new product is running a Kickstarter Campaign at the moment, what caught my attention was the ease of installation and the aesthetics of the unit. They are soaring-  ON AIR at about 3x their goal and climbing!   This Campaign seems to be&nbs...
Power-Outage Essentials - What Should You Keep Handy In Case Of Emergency
Expert picks for what you should have on hand in case the lights go out during stormy weather season When The Lights Go Out  Stormy weather accounts for more than 60 percent of electrical outages. Your best defense against the dark: handy gadgets that will help you and your family get through ...
Recycling Bottles Into Rope
The absolutely astonishing amount of plastic bottles that everyone uses and throws into the garbage can every day is truly impressive. This represents an economic waste, since the plastic of bottles is a commodity that is worth money and can be reused. Also, from an ecological perspective, this pose...
Revolutionary Fabric Replaces The Need For Paper Towels
Your Paper Towel is Poisoning Our Environment… The paper towels that are sitting on the kitchen counter, in your washroom cabinet or even at your workplace may seem to be a normal necessity in your everyday life. But do you know that those very same paper towels you’re using regularly...
RinseKit: The Revolutionary Portable Shower
How awesome would it be to clean up at the park or beach and rinse off the kids or dogs before they get in the car? That’s exactly why we created RinseKit, its like having a hose to go! RinseKit is the only portable shower to have the pressure of a garden hose without pumping or batteries...
Riton Scuba Mask Transforms Divers into Human Fish
South Korean designer Jeabyun Yeon just unveiled a conceptual scuba mask that would allow divers to breathe underwater without air tanks. The mask, called the Triton, consists of two branching arms designed to serve as “gills” that extract oxygen from the water and deliver breathable ai...
Seabreacher: The Ultimate Diving Machine (Videos)
We've never seen something quite like this! Dive up to 16 ft (5m) below the surface, fully customizeable, and available for worldwide delivery... I don't think we need to tell you anything else! The Seabreacher represents a dramatic breakthrough in recreational boating. Over ten years  of metic...
See the world through the eyes of a CHAMELEON: Dizzying headset lets wearers look in two directions at once
PolyEyes 2.0 headset was created at University College London (UCL) It uses pivoting cameras in domes that let wearers see two views at once The effect is similar to how a chameleon is believed to see the world Headset is part of a suit designed to extend our human senses They m...
Self-Heating Coat is one Giant Step for Fashion-kind
A French fashion label is making fighting the bitter winter weather that much easier thanks to its chic new range of self-heating outerwear, which it debuted on the catwalk on Paris Fashion Week.  Several models at the Courreges show strutted their stuff in the toasty coats, which look no diffe...
Should You Consider 'Transforming Furniture' for Your Small Space?
Transforming furniture fits perfectly in a tiny home and small space context, it allows its user the ability to utilize the same space for different purposes. Bellow are some examples of furniture that look and work great.  Exocet is “a new kind of chair for all kinds of moments” &...
Skysaver: Highrise Building Rescue Escape Device
SkySaver is the ultimate personal rescue device for anyone who lives, works, or visits multi-story buildings and needs to safely escape a fire or other disaster. It was developed by safety and security experts, including Yaakov Nakash, former Lieutenant General in the Israel Defense Forces...
Sofa Transforms Into a Bunk Bed in a Snap (Video)
Making efficient use of space is the best way to maximize your living quarters – it helps you conserve resources, keep your life organized, and enjoy clutter-free surroundings. Bonbon Trading's got compact down pat with their Doc sofa/bunk bed unit. The single couch swings easily into two...
Soldier of the future: Maps beamed to his glasses, helmet camera sending images to comrades and sensors to monitor his health
Smart glasses to allow commanders to beam tactics, enemy positions and video from drones to mini-display Lightweight helmets mounted with high-resolution cameras will send battlefield images to comrades on patrol Wrist-worn device based on smart-watches will monitor a soldier’s health and perf...
Sometimes the Simplest Ideas are the Best Solutions!! (Video) Amazing...
The Hippo Water Roller was created in 1991 by two South Africans, Mr. Pettie Petzer and Johan Jonker. They both grew up on farms and had seen the effect of the water crisis on rural communities where access to water is a daily struggle for millions of people. The Hippo Water Roller Project was estab...
Stovetop Brick Oven Pizza!
If you're a true pizza lover, you've had that moment. You're out to dinner, you take a bite of a delicious slice made in a wood-, brick-, or otherwise fancy oven, and for half a second you daydream about buying one for your kitchen.   Luckily, the moment passes as soon as you start thinki...
The Beach Umbrella That You Don't Need A Degree To Open...
CoolCabanas are light and easy for one person to setup and takedown. The shade provided is square so it's all usable and 2x the size of a beach umbrella's. CoolCabanas are designed to not blow away. Simpler, Smarter, Better, Faster. SIMPLER : With just 1 center pole you'll be amazed how ...
The Electric Swincar May Be The Ultimate Cross Terrain Vehicle!
The French company Mecanroc has created the Swincar Spider, an extremely nimble and ecological electric car that can tackle all sorts of nature with its unique tilting technology. "Swincar comes to life after many years of research, reflections, testing and developments. We are now ready to shar...
The HotTug. A Motorized Floating Wood-Fired Hot Tub!
The HotTug is the first wood-fired hot tub boat in the world and you can put it right at the top of my Christmas wish list. Just picture enjoying yourself in the warm waters of this hot tub and surrounded by the glacier waters of winter and snow...  Seating 6 people comfortably (8 peeps if yo...
The Kindling Cracker Is A Creatively Safer And Easier Way To Split Wood
Preparing firewood doesn't have to be an unpleasant experience where you get splinters and smash your fingers.  If you've got kids who are learning to do this, or are up in years, and it's getting harder to weild a splitting maul, some creative New Zealanders came up with this concept that...
The Perfect Tool For Your World Travels: Communication Has No Boundaries
Being lost in translation has happened to everyone while traveling, even us, and that's exactly how the idea was born. Waverly Labs is at the convergence of wearable technology + machine translation, developing the world's first smart earpiece language translator. Using the latest technologies in s...
The Pocket Shot: Shoots Arrows Without A Bow?
The Pocket Shot is the evolution of the slingshot. Our patented circular design allows users to load and shoot different projectiles at two to three times the rate of a regular slingshot. Perfect for hunters and recreational use as its tiny size allows you to keep it in your pocket, tackle box,...
The Portable Bathtub That Stores Flat!
Do you know that there’s a great effect when bathing in a bathtub? It makes you feel relaxed after a long day of hard work. Unfortunately, you might not be able to enjoy as often as you want when you travel a lot or only have a shower.  The Xtend is a collapsible tub that folds down ...
The Toilet Top Sink...Is It The Best Way To Save Water?
A single toilet flush uses about 3 gallons (13.5 Liters) of potable water. This project re-routs the fresh water that fills the toilet tank through a hand washing sink, filling the tank with grey water for the next flush and saving the water you would have used to wash your hands separately. Why u...
These Lamps Were Designed To Grow Plants In Windowless Spaces
Plants are important, that much we know to be true, and incorporating them into a living space is said to have a number of benefits. Not all buildings, however, can sustain the right environment to grow them indoors, and for those without space to do so, the Mygdal Plantlamp are the solution for tha...
This Amazing Aquarium Brings the Ocean Into the Kitchen
Who says you can not bring the ocean into your home? Just take a look at this unique aquarium under the kitchen top  by Kolenik,  which effortlessly lifts just with the press of a button. This kitchen designed by the Dutch company has a modern and minimalist design.   Apar...
This Bottle Can Turn Air Into Water.
What if there was a device that could "pull" moisture from the air and transform it into drinking water? That's the idea behind Austrian designer Kristof Retezár's Fontus, a "self-filling" water bottle that can make water out of thin air. Created by Kristof Retezár, an industrial desig...
This Chair Warms You Up Just Like A Hot Water Bottle
“Initially, the chair was developed for people with rheumatic [sic] problems, but the chair can be used by anyone who prefers to have her or his muscles warmed in winter,” wrote the designer. “Warmth therapy is one of the oldest health treatments and is very effective for low back ...
This Cool Machine Turns Waste Paper Into New Paper Within Just 3 Minutes.
Epson has developed what it says is the first ever in-office paper recycling machine. You feed used documents into one end of the PaperLab, and out the other comes clean, white, printable sheets. It's speedy too, churning out 14 A4 sheets every minute (that's 6,720 sheets in an eight-hour ...