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Signal-jamming coat hides your devices from prying eyes

This isn't the first time a garment has promised to protect our privacy, but to an Austrian design team's credit, this one looks a lot cozier.

By June 17, 2014

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Embracing paper cuts: Disposable razor made from paper

A designer takes the concept of a paper cut and builds on it to invent a truly disposable razor.

By June 9, 2014

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This flower pot is actually a clever bio air conditioner

The Cold Pot looks like a flower pot, but it harnesses the power of terracotta to cool off its surroundings.

By February 4, 2014

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'Hero-glyphics' reveal geek icons as Egyptian gods

Artist Josh Ln rewrites the histories of Spock, Captain Kirk, Spider-Man, Iron Man, Thor, Captain America, the Power Rangers, the X-Men, and more as ancient hieroglyphs.

By January 21, 2014

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The 'Girl with a Pearl Earring' gets an iPhone, too

A project called "Art x Smart" injects famous works of art with a dose of 21st-century technology.

By November 6, 2013

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Insta-Ferrari makes any car an Italian supercar

Artist Benedetto Bufalino created an ultra-budget red supercar from humble materials like cardboard and foil.

By November 4, 2013

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Electric velocipede adds tech touches to olde-tyme bike

Twirl your handlebar mustache and hop on the Concept 1865, a 19th-century bike reimagined with modern plastics and an electric drive.

By October 29, 2013

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Mobile iPod speaker desk: Take it with you

Piece hides a stereo with custom cutouts for the boomboxes, control knobs, and an iPod dock within a wooden desk. And you can carry it around.

By July 8, 2010

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Reimagining death for the 21st century

Compostable cocoons for corpses? Urns with OLED displays? Some of the ideas out of the Design for Death competition could dramatically change the way we bury our loved ones.

By August 2, 2013

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Baked electronics: Taste the technology

The worlds of technology and bread collide in a collection of baked electronics, their casings replaced with yummy crusts.

By September 19, 2012