Posters Of Famous Patents Put Other People's Great Ideas On Your Wall

The design process is a many splendored thing full of trial and error, prototypes and practice runs. When your genius is ready to make its debut, filing a patent is a bureaucratic way to project your concept from idea-stealers — but it turns out the diagrammatical drawings are artworks in themselves.


A Weekender Duffel Bag That Can Handle Your Sleeping Bag And Tent Too

When you’re not flush with weeks of annual leave, short weekend getaways are the best way to take advantage of warm weather. And whether you’re spending that time in a cabin or a tent, Alite’s Great Escape duffel bag can hold everything you need for a couple days worth of rest and respite.


Make Your Gingerbread People Dance With These Posable Cookie Cutters

Your average gingerbread cookie ends up looking a lot like da Vinci’s Vitruvian Man with its limbs splayed out in every direction. But with this modular cookie cutter in your kitchen repertoire, you can create gingerbread cookies that are a little more lifelike and active.


A Twisted Mobius Chair Provides An Infinite Place To Sit

Do you remember the first time you were introduced to a mobius strip and its never-ending looped surface? It was probably during grade school science, and it probably made you rethink everything you knew about the world, the same way this Mobius Chair by Takeshi Miyakawa will make you rethink everything you know about sitting.


Door Handle Sticky Notes Ensure Nothing Gets Forgotten When You Leave

Is there anything more frustrating than getting ten minutes away from home only to realise you forgot something important and have to double-back? It only takes one forgotten laptop or smartphone to make these $US10 door hanger sticky notes completely worth it as a last-minute fail-safe reminder.


Monster Machines: 18,500 Tonnes Of Deliveries Later, The Pilotless K-Max Is Heading Home

Even though it’s still officially a prototype transport system, the K-max unmanned delivery helicopter from Lockheed Martin and Kamen has become a workhorse for US Marine Corps. But despite its strong showing throughout the War in Afghanistan, the future of this pilotless chopper remains uncertain.


Crazy Weapon Combines All Four Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Weapons

What’s the best weapon from TMNT? Is it Leonardo’s katana, Raphael’s sais, Michelangelo’s nunchuks or Donatello’s bo staff? Or maybe it’s none of them because it’s actually all of them. Watch Man at Arms: Reforged combine all four weapons into one insane ninja weapon.


These Light Paintings Show How Wi-Fi Swirls And Shifts Around You

Ever wondered how the Wi-Fi signal varies around your house or workplace? Well, a new project by Luis Hernan combines signal strength sensing with light painting to show you just that.


Cable Snaps On 100km/h Amusement Park Ride

This is the Skyhawk at Cedar Point in Ohio, a 10-story tall “Screamin’ Swing” ride that flings its passengers round and round at up to 100 kilometres per hour. It’s the tallest of its kind, bringing its 40 passengers as high as 38 metres off the ground at the apex of a swing. It’s scary enough on a normal day, but last night, one of its cables snapped.


Abromatherapy And The Pursuit Of Modern Silence

What did you do last night? Maybe watched a movie; enjoyed some pizza and the Destiny beta or maybe just prep for the week ahead. I usually do all of these things come Sunday night, but last night was different. Last night I needed calm. Silence. An escape from the hamster wheel of technology and to focus on me. Last night I engaged in my first ever round of Abromatheraphy, and I can’t recommend it enough.