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    NASA unveils new spacesuits that’ll leave aliens awestruck

    We all know that the current spacesuits astronauts are clad in aren’t real eye-candy. Instead, these are made to serve their purpose extremely well, without too much aesthetic attention in play. NASA plans to change things however and has recently … Continue reading

  • Kinematics lets you build your own robot, brick by brick!

    You don’t need to spend half your life trying to learn the nitty-gritty of electronics and robotics to build your own droid anymore. Instead, all you need to do is mash up a little creativity with these TinkerBots bricks by … Continue reading

    The Balloon Chair promises to make you cheerful and feel elevated!

    Why settle for the same old tediously boring furniture when you can bring home something that’s interesting, eye-catching and completely out-of-the-box, right? That’s exactly why this unconventionally cheerful chair that seems to have been inspired by the animated film Up … Continue reading

    The incredible inflatable Japanese-fan-inspired pillow called the Soufflet unveiled

    Kiss that pain in your neck goodbye. We weren’t talking about your spouse; we meant the real pain in your neck. Here’s a pillow that’s completely unconventional and promises to give you a good night’s sleep, sans a painful neck. … Continue reading

    Wearable Solar clothes sport solar panels; charge devices on-the-go

    It isn’t just technology, cars and homes that are quickly moving towards the greener side of affairs. Fashion too is following suit and leading the way is the Wearable Solar project. The brainchild of entrepreneur Christiaan Holland, experimental designer Pauline … Continue reading

    Honda’s energy-efficient home generates more power than it consumes

    Let’s not deny it, human beings desperately need to look for cleaner and more efficient ways to live, if this planet is to be preserved. Giving us all a pretty new horizon to look forward to, Honda has shown off … Continue reading

    Kagome Sandpit provides Natural Play for Kids in Vienna is designed with Japanese weaving technique

    A sand pit is a great way to provide your children with a play area while you can monitor and also enjoy hours of activities. Keeping this in mind, the MuseumQuarter in Vienna commissioned PPAG Architects to design a sandpit … Continue reading

    The Hemldo bicycle helmet sports cushioned cornrow braids

    There are quite a few things you can do with a bicycle helmet, including packing it with technology like heart-rate trackers, giving it a custom paintjob or, well, giving it a hairdo of sorts! We came across this bicycle helmet … Continue reading

    Digital artist shows off re-entry space suit concept for the future

    If you’ve watched Sandra Bullock and George Clooney’s Gravity, you probably have figured out that astronauts do have a hard time while making their way back down to earth. Digital artist, dfacto, has come up with a way to make … Continue reading

    Japanese artist Kitagawa Jun “unzips” public spaces in Tokyo, literally!

    There are some pieces of street art that literally make passersby stop dead in their tracks and look on in awe, pieces of art like artist Kitagawa Jun’s latest creation. The artist installed giant zippers across Tokyo, all of which … Continue reading

    ‘Unnumbered Sparks’ interactive illuminated art installation graces TED Conference’s 30th anniversary

    To grace the occasion of the TED Conference’s 30th anniversary, the residents of downtown Vancouver welcomed home a one-of-a-kind piece of art that took to the skies, a monumental net sculpture called Unnumbered Sparks. Spanning about 745 feet between buildings, … Continue reading

    Architect Junya Ishigami designs circular home on uneven rock formations

    Whoever said building a home on rocky surfaces is near impossible probably wasn’t thinking the way Junya Ishigami does. The Japanese architect recently showed off this swanky new human nest, designed to be built for an art collector. Located at … Continue reading

    Mieke Meijer’s Object Élevé is a staircase with storage space and work-desks

    Sometimes, all you need is a little bit of space, particularly if you live in a smaller apartment where every square foot spared is a luxury of sorts. In homes as such, a concept like Mieke Meijer’s Object Élevé fits … Continue reading

    Researchers continue studies on the effects of music on animals

    At least a few of us have wondered about what our pets think about the music we listen to. Well, for those still trying to figure out if their furry friends favor the new music CDs they’ve just purchased, here’s … Continue reading

    Abeer Seikaly’s Weaving a Home project boasts shelters made from fabric

    To be honest, we’re quite bored of all the metal, glass and cement structures that surround us in our mundane urban jungles. This is exactly why we’ve been looking around for alternate residences for human kind, like these shelters by … Continue reading

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