Posts Tagged ‘good ideas’
 
 
 
Bikes
 
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Meet DURT, The Wooden Mountain Bike

Most bikes are made of extremely high-end composites and fibers that come from the cutting edge of materials science: Carbon fiber, for example, is so light and durable it's practically a slam dunk for bikes. But it's also less...
 
Clothing
 
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carbon 2
carbon 2

Carbon Hides A Solar Charger On Your Wrist

There are plenty of solar gizmos out there, especially on Kickstarter. But Carbon is the most visually arresting of them, for a fairly simple reason; it's not just a solar cell you can strap to your wrist; it's also a quite nic...
 
Headphones
 
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The ii Earphones Snap Strap Keeps Your Buds In Your Ears

Ever since the rise of the iPod, man has struggled with that most vexing of First World problems: How do you keep those stupid #$%*ing earbuds from falling out?! As a result, much thought and even more innovation has been appli...

 
Household
 
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Rotating Faucet Serves Both Sink And Shower

If you live in a small apartment, or just have a small bathroom, you know the importance of saving space wherever you can. That extends not just to your furniture and your stuff, but also to the plumbing. Hence, a clever design...
 
Military
 
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The SPARCS Camera Grenade Sends Cameras Flying

The grenade is probably one of the most oddly iconic weapons in human history. We make everything from mugs to Airsoft toys out of them. But the grenade is constantly being improved, and has more new ideas applied to the form f...
 
Apple
 
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SONY DSC

Loop Is Now In The Field For Mobile Payments

A few months ago, we told you about the upcoming Loop, a mobile payments solution that was actually designed around, you know, how people actually pay for things instead of demanding they have an NFC phone. Well, Loop is now in...

 
Offbeat
 
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The Rekindle Is An “Infinite” Candle

The trusty candle has been providing light and burning down structures for centuries, but there's one problem with it that's never quite been defeated. And that's the fact that candles inevitably burn down to nothing. The Rekin...
 
Sports
 
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Wellograph Product Shots 02
Wellograph Product Shots 02

The Wellograph Tells You Both The Time And Your Exercise Quality

Activity monitors are all the rage, these days. Everybody's got a Fuelband, or a heart rate tracker, or a sleep band, or some sort of device that quantifies their wellness. The Wellography wants to take that a step further, by ...
 
Memory Stick
 
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SanDisk Ultra Dual USB Drive Makes Room On Your Tablet

SanDisk has never been shy about incorporating offbeat ideas into their USB flash drives. As the market for flash drives becomes more and more competitive, and the prices have been pushed lower and lower, SanDisk has been tryin...

 
Apple
 
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Apple TV Will Get Overhauled, According To Rumor

The Apple TV is something of the underachiever of the Apple family; it was supposed to be this massive bulldozer of a streaming box, but it hasn't really done anything to stand out from the pack. But apparently a software updat...
 
Sports
 
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The Asap Is An All-Electric Watercraft

Jet-skis are a lot of fun, but they're also pretty awful for the environment; it takes a lot more energy to push through water than to push through air, after all. Fortunately, we'll soon have an electric alternative, mixing th...
 
Travel
 
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Sigmo Is A Handy Language Translator In The Palm Of Your Hand

Anybody who travels regularly knows the pain of needing to communicate in a foreign tongue. It's both tactless and unreasonable to expect that everybody knows English in a foreign country, so you've got to drag along a phrase b...