Category Design

Giroptic 360 degree HD video camera makes panorama simple
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Giroptic 360 degree HD video camera makes panorama simple

May 23, 2014Camera company Giroptic based in Lille, France, have just launched a Kickstarter capaign to fund the launch of its new 360 degree view HD video camera. The device can record 360 degree video at the simple click of a button and using WiFi capabilities, can stream live over the internet so that you can watch from your computer or smartphone in real time.

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Check out this golden AK47 guitar!

June 01, 2014This golden AK47 guitar is the product of fine craftsmanship by Jimmy DiResta, who has featured on Discovery Channel, HGTV, DIY, and FX and is the owner of a successful Youtube channel. On his website he describes himself as an & 34;experienced television personality as an on camera designer/builder host.
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Mad inventor does it again with terrifying wrist mounted flame-thrower

June 01, 2014Recently we reported on Colin Furze& 39;s wolverine claws that he knocked up in his project shed. The things seem pretty damn lethal and videos show both how he made them and himself manically laughing during a demonstration of slicing and dicing. Well, Furze promised 3 X-Men inspired creations by the end of the month and after showing off Magneto boots that let him walk on the ceiling, he& 39;s done it again.
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Get secure on the beach with the Beach Vault

May 19, 2014We all have the same issue when it comes to hitting the beach for the day - where to put your belongings. This often includes your wallet, phone and watch among other valuables. You can’t leave them just lying under your beach towel as this is the first place a thief would look. You can’t take them out into the ocean with you if you go for a swim, so what do you do if you want to keep your possessions safe?
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Underground beer fridge will keep your cans cool this summer

June 03, 2014Summer is here and it is the perfect time for those BBQs in the back garden or just hanging out with a few friends and enjoying a beer. If you like your beer cold but you just hate the thought of getting up and going to the fridge to get a refill, you might like this new invention to come from a Danish company that keeps your beers cold outside in the garden.
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Bling on wheels with the 24k gold bike for a mere $1 million

June 02, 2014Anyone who has passion for bikes along with a passion for bling may be interested in this mountain bike that is made of 24k gold. However you would have to pay out a pretty penny for the privilege of taking to the dirt tracks on this bike, as it comes in with a price tag of $1 million. Image Source: The House of Solid Gold Mountain bikes are typically bought by those who like to go riding over some of the most extreme terrains, through snow, rain and mud.
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3D stunning sculptures from one plain sheet of paper

June 04, 2014Each year more than 187 billion pounds of paper is made, but just how much of this paper ends up being used for something that is extremely creative? We don’t have an idea how much but what we do know is that some people take up a more unusual form of origami than the typical Japanese paper folding that the majority of people know about.
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Lotus Belle tents offer a luxury camping option

June 05, 2014When you talk about going camping you typically think of a small two man tent with groundsheet and sleeping bags, right? You know the type of tent that you have to crawl into and which is very tightly spaced and cramped. Well this is generally the equipment that is associated with camping; however there is now a luxury camping option from Lotus Belle tents in the UK.
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NASA releases design for a warp drive ship

June 04, 2014Star Trek fans get hyped as scientists at NASA’s Johnson Space Center have just unveiled a design for a warp drive ship. NASA scientist and Advanced Propulsion Team Lead Harold White revealed that he was investigating if a warp drive ship could travel faster than light and if so, how can we build one.
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Scribble Pen lets you scan and draw in 16 million colours

June 04, 2014Anyone who has a passion for drawing and doodling will love a new piece of tech called Scribble pen. It can be difficult using pencil crayons or wax crayons to find just the exact shade that you want bu thanks to the Scribble pen, this will no longer be an issue as you can pick any colour you want, the exact colour.
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Sleep in the trees in the Tentsile tree house tent

July 05, 2014Alex Shirley-Smith, tree house architect, had a vision back in 2010. He wanted to offer people the chance to hang out and sleep in a tree and with this in mind he came up with Tentsile. Tentsile is a suspended tree house that is portable and can be taken anywhere you decide to travel. Image Source: Tentstile People get the best of both worlds with Tentsile, it offers the versatility that hammocks are known for, comfort being one, and at the same time provides the security of a tent that more than one can occupy.
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Balluga: the smart interactive bed that redefines sleep

July 02, 2014The Balluga bed is a smart interactive bed that the maker says will redefine how people sleep. The bed comes from Balluga Limited and was announced at the Gadget Show Live in April after being chosen to take part on the British Inventors Stand. It has a patented air ball system that makes it feel as though you are sleeping on air, with the perfect firmness and at the correct temperature.
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Stunning Rendered Faberge Fractals are awesome

June 26, 2014What would you get if your crossed the Faberge eggs, which were made in Russia during the 19th and 20th century, with modern digitally rendered fractals? The answer is these stunning Faberge Fractals. Image Source: Tom Beddard These stunning pieces of art have been created by Tom Beddard, a former laser physicist, who designed them in order to celebrate just how intricate and beautiful fractals really are.
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EU project develops air bag ship rescue system to prevent sinking

July 13, 2014In recent years we have seen a number of tragic disasters where ships lose their stability and flips upside down. The Costa Concordia disaster in January 2012 saw the loss of 32 lives after deviating from its planned route and contacting the sea floor. More recently in April 2014 we saw the sinking of the MV Sewol in South Korea with 293 deaths, mostly secondary school children.
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The Rampant could be the most expensive surfboard at $1.3 million

July 24, 2014Roy Stuart from New Zealand makes surfboards, and he has unveiled what could be the worlds most expensive surfboard. The surfboard has the name of The Rampant and Stuart put his 20 years of experience into making it and if you want to get your hands (or feet) on it, it& 39;s going to set you back a whopping US$1.
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Flying drones could be the bartenders in the home of the future

July 18, 2014A design student from the Ukraine has shown off his concept idea for robot bartenders that fly. The concept was designed with the name of Yura for the 2014 Electrolux Design Lab contest. The idea of the Electrolux Design Lab Competition is to find ideas for inventions that could appear in the homes of people in the future.
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The Funnell is a clever waterproof jacket and backpack in one

The Funnel is a backpack that packs a quick releasing waterproof jacket. As if you& 39;re parachuting, just pull the chord.July 25, 2014Everyone knows what a hassle it can be when you have to take a coat and umbrella just in case the weather turns and it decides to rain. Well, now you don’t have to worry as the Funnell is here to save you.
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Engineering grads are attempting the world's fastest hot tub

July 02, 2014Phil Weicker and Duncan Forster from Canada turned to crowd-funding to source the money needed to build the world& 39;s fastest hot tub car - and they& 39;ve hit their target. They reached their goal of $10 000 just hours before the campaign was about to end and now they will begin work on their hot tub converted 1969 Cadillac Coupe DeVille to get it ready for the race-track.
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