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‘Kniterate’ Knitting Machine Lets You Design and 3D Print Your Own Clothes

If you’ve ever dreamed of creating your own clothes with the touch of a button, Kniterate may be the machine for you. Renowned for its compact size and accessible nature, the digital knitting machine is a futuristic alternative to outdated and expensive mechanized methods of the past. Using an app, individuals are able to design their own garments—including beanies, ties, dresses, sweaters, […]

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“World’s Blackest Black” Absorbs So Much Light It Makes 3D Objects Look Flat

If you thought that all black was the same, think again. Vantablack, developed by a UK company in 2014 and touted as the “world’s blackest black,” is being one-upped by a new version of itself. Surrey NanoSystems developed the substance from densely packed carbon nanotubes, creating a non-reflective substance that absorbs 99.6% of the light that hits it. […]

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Modern Watch Design Uses Shadow Gradients to Tell Time

In 2014, timepiece company Anicorn Watches launched the first in its series of unique watches. Known as The Trio of Time, the popular collection consists of Series 000, Series K452, and, now, Hidden Time, a minimalist approach to time-telling designed by designer Jiwoong Jung. Structurally, Hidden Time is quite similar to other watches. It’s composed of a circular face and simple band, which both […]

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Flying Water Taxis Will Glide Down the River Seine in Paris This Summer

This summer, standard boats won’t be the only way to travel down Paris’ scenic River Seine. Once SeaBubble, the world’s first “flying” water taxi, sets sail, visitors to the City of Light will be able to float not on the water’s surface, but above it! Designed by Alain Thébault and Anders Bringdal, the new vehicles will offer a futuristic alternative […]

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Innovative ‘Plan Bee’ Drone Artificially Pollinates Plants Like a Real Bee

Earlier this year, major news hit the conservation world as several species of bees were listed as endangered. The news serves as a grave reminder to help restore the rapidly declining bee population; the small insects play a crucial part in our world by pollinating plants. In North America alone, the honeybees’ role enables productions of […]

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Classic Nokia 3310 Phone Redesigned for 2017 Brings ‘Snake’ Game With It

Déjà vu is rarely experienced in the ever-changing tech world, but one previously-beloved phone is making its way back around the bend. The Nokia 3310, which first launched in September 2000, has been revamped for our modern age. This update on the classic recently made its debut at the 2017 Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, and […]

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81-Year-Old Woman Codes an iPhone App After Only Starting to Use Computers at 60

Programming may seem like a skill best left to the younger generation, but 81-year-old Masako Wakamiya has proven that people of all ages can crack the code. As the designer and creator of Hinadan, an innovative and one-of-a-kind app, the Japanese mover and shaker is undeniably skilled in the art of modern technology. Wakamiya learned the ins and outs of programming through […]

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Modern and Minimalist Timepiece Tells Time with a Levitating Sphere

In 2015, Flyte, an innovative and inventive company comprised of creatives, engineers, designers, and artists, wowed the world with their levitating lightbulb. Following the success of the light-as-air lamp, the team has come up with a new gravity-defying goodie: Story, a floating clock. Simply composed of a wooden base and an orbiting, magnetic sphere, the levitating timepiece is a modern […]

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World’s First Braille Smartwatch has Tactile Dots for Users to Feel Messages on Screen

There’s a new smartwatch called Dot hitting the shelves that’s designed specifically for people who are blind. It’s a sleek-looking device that represents a different direction for assistive smartwatches. Many of these timepieces have previously relied on audio prompts, but instead, the Dot displays braille text. The circular face can exhibit four characters on the screen at a time—this […]

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Students Turn a LEGO Model Into a Life-Size Futuristic Hover Bike

LEGO Technic threw out the instruction booklet when they transformed their BMW R 1200 GS Adventure model kit into something completely unique. And what does their ideal fantasy bike look like? In 603 pieces they constructed a sleek, futuristic Hover Ride concept that looks straight from the set of a sci-fi action film. But the fun […]