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    oPhone device will now enable iPhone users to send scented messages

    o-phone-1There have been times when we’ve wanted nothing more than to master the ability to send across a scented SMS. Well, not really. That doesn’t stop us from gushing on about this fantastic new concept we’ve spotted recently, which could soon be on every iPhone user’s wishlist. Called the oPhone, this concept device was built by Harvard University & Wyss Institute scientists David Edwards and Rachel Field. The device generates complex aroma signals in rapid succession without lingering aromatic clouds and enables the sending of aromatic messages.
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  • Underground park design for Abu Dhabi by Thomas Heatherwick keeps the scorching sun away!

    underground-park-1There are cities where building parks simply isn’t possible, because of space-crunches of course. Abu Dhabi could soon have the answer. Instead of squeezing in tiny insignificant parks in every place that has a few square meters of empty space, Abu Dhabi could simply build an underground park! The temperatures in this region can soar, touching up to 48C on most days. This makes stepping out quite difficult and this concept is indeed a fantastic way to enable citizens to enjoy the company of green buddies, away from the scorching heat of the sun, with an underground park!
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    The Tuttomio chair offers complete privacy with a swivel design

    swivel-chair-1Finding a place of privacy in an overcrowded world isn’t easy. Structures like the Tuttomio chair however make life easier! Designed by Italian designer Emanuele Magini, this chair literally turns into a full-fledged work space with complete privacy, as and when a user wishes! The Tuttomio chair sports a swivel-design that quickly enables the entire contraption to turn into a private workstation. Here, users can work, read and catch a few private moments, away from the hustle and bustle elsewhere.
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    New York could soon welcome home a floating city beach

    citybeach-nyc-1In crowded urban areas, finding a spot to relax under the sun on a bright spring day isn’t as easy as it sounds. Given the fact that skyscraping steel and glass structures are everywhere you look, open spaces turn into a rarity in cities these days. This is why Blayne Ross from Workshop/Apd and Craft Engineering Studio came up with the City Beach NYC concept for the Big Apple. This architectural concept will lead to the development of a ‘floating city beach’ that will work as an open-area for socializing and relaxing in New York.
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    The NIKElab makes a physical space go digital

    nike-lab-1Ever wondered what goes into the creation and conceptualization of a Nike product? Well, residents of cities like New York, London, Paris, Milan, Shanghai and Hong Kong can now have a peek at the sporting goods manufacturer’s best innovations, thanks to the soon­to­be­opened NIKElab consumer destinations. These facilities will show off unseen creations by Nike and will bridge physical retail, online commerce, and digital engagement.
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    Air Trekkers, stilts that let you jump 10 feet in the air

    air-trekkerWe’ve always been fascinated with stilts. Not because of the fact that they’re particularly dangerous and could result in serious injuries, but simply because they give you a bird’s eye view most of us would kill for. That’s probably why the Air Trekkers concept has managed to catch our eyes so quickly. These “stilts” literally enable wearers to jump more than 10 feet in the air, doubling up as a perfect pass time on a sunny spring day!
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    First-responder Angell Unit bike promises to reach emergency spots faster

    responder-motorcycle-concept-9First-responder vehicles are specifically designed to reach places of emergency, at times when life and death is separated by a few precious minutes. Quite often, these vehicles, like ambulances and fire-trucks, are caught in traffic jams and reach emergency spots late, resulting in the loss of life and property. Instead, designer Marty Laurita has come up with this two-wheel all-purpose emergency vehicle that’s capable of breaking free from gridlocked streets quicker than other first-responder vehicles.
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    Mexico City to soon play home to an ultra modern airport

    mexico-city-airport-1Airports are big. We all know that for a fact. That fact is also the reason why most architects love designing airports, since they work as oversized canvases and sandboxes they can play with. Recently, TEN arquitectos + SOM + SENER had the opportunity to propose a design for the newly planned airport in Mexico City and the folks behind it all seem to have gone all out with this one! The Mexican government will soon pick out a design by the end of July and we’re hoping this concept gets a shot.
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    Jyrobike, the self-balancing bicycle, promises to keep you off the floor

    self-balancing-jyrobikeThey say the more you fall off your bike, the quicker you learn. What they actually forget to tell you is the fact that falling off your bike will give you more cuts and bruises than a Spartan fighting against the Persian forces. A bunch of geniuses have worked hard to keep all the pain and tears away and have come up with a bicycle that’s capable of balancing itself, much like a Segway! The Philadelphia team created this contraption called the Jyrobike that promises to teach you how to ride quicker than ever!
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    Ford unveils a Fusion concept that’s 25% lighter than the original

    ford-fusion-concept-2The current Ford Fusion on shelves isn’t a particularly over-weight car, but that hasn’t stopped the American automaker from sending its brainchild to a weight-loss program. Ford has unveiled this concept version of the Fusion that’s nearly 25% lighter than the original! The lightweight Fusion concept is 800 pounds lighter than the original. This makes the concept Fusion just as light as the Fiesta, Ford’s smallest car.
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