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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 Feb. 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 Jan. 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 Nov. 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 Nov. 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 Oct. 29, 2013

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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 Aug. 2, 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 Jul. 8, 2010

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Book gives look at early Apple designs

Hartmut Esslinger ruled Apple's design roost in the 1980s. He exposes some of his original eye-catching concepts for Mac computers and other forward-thinking gadgets in a new book.

By Dec. 28, 2012

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Moebius House a super-sized strip of math wonder

If you've ever wanted to live in a mathematical head-scratcher, the Moebius House is the home for you.

By Jan. 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 Sep. 19, 2012