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Just try swiping this 'unstealable bike'

Want to cut down the risk of having your bike stolen without lugging around a bulky lock? These engineering students may have the bike for you.

By August 20, 2014

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Tame your hipster beard with a comb made from what?

When you're out at your next Bon Iver or Arcade Fire concert, you can totally fine-tune your hip, ratty beard with this sweet comb made from a retro hipster material.

By September 15, 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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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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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