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Shotguns transformed into robotic anti-war flutes

Made out of disabled shotguns, these robotic flutes play music corresponding to the rise and fall of US arms exports.

By August 19, 2014

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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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'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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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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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 January 2, 2013

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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 December 28, 2012

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Scrapheap printer orchestra plays Bob Dylan

Come gather 'round people, wherever you roam, and listen to a MIDI-controlled orchestra made of 97 gadget relics play a classic folk tune.

By November 6, 2012