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Can a gecko stick to Teflon? Science finds the answer

Researchers at the University of Akron have done some experiments to see how geckos fare against Teflon — with surprising results.

By April 27, 2014


The Perfect Storm: A Kickstarter for bass players looking for hand-crafted audio artistry

New York City audio designer/artist Blackie Pagano jumps on the crowdfunding platform to fund his bass guitar preamp, The Perfect Storm.

By September 5, 2015


Bone yarn brings new meaning to 'knitted skullcap'

Researchers at ETH Zurich have developed a way to spin good quality yarn from slaughterhouse waste.

By August 11, 2015


Lasers have turned this metal super hydrophobic

Researchers have used lasers to create an extremely hydrophobic material with potential applications from sanitation to solar panels.

By January 27, 2015


Tomorrow Daily: 'Lego X' mod lets you build digital models with real-life blocks

London-based design company Gravity announced "Lego X," a project that aims to turn the Duplo and Lego blocks laying around your house into a 3D design kit, giving you the perfect excuse to buy more Lego sets.

By January 28, 2015


Train-mounted lasers blast tracks clean

Trains in the Netherlands are getting armed with lasers as part of a test to see if they can burn away dangerous material on the tracks, including autumn leaves.

By December 6, 2014


3D-printed T. rex roars water onto your body

Transport your bathroom back to the dinosaur age with a shower head modeled after a toothy Tyrannosaurus rex skull.

By October 31, 2014


These roofs can clean the air

Students at UC Riverside have created a cheap coating that can go on ordinary clay roofing tiles to bust smog.

By June 4, 2014


Scratch-and-sniff jeans keep you smellin' fine

Denim doyen Brandon Svarc of Naked & Famous has created a line of Teflon-coated jeans that release a minty fresh aroma when you scratch the fabric.

By January 21, 2014


Crave giveaway: Pick-Pocket Proof Pants for safe travels

Thieves will have a tough time grabbing your smartphone or wallet from the extra secure pockets of these travel pants from Clothing Arts.

By June 21, 2013