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How To Make Your Own Glowing Light Bulbs That Don't Need Electricity

If remembering to keep an emergency torch charged is beyond your responsible capabilities, here’s a great tutorial on how to make another backup light source that never needs power or batteries. Over on Korea-based Hobby Design, there’s a relatively simple step-by-step guide on how to make these glowing silicone light bulbs that should provide enough light to help you find your way around during a power outage.


This Flat Flexible Lunch Bag Can Hold Your Heftiest Hoagie

Almost like a real-life version of Santa’s bag, Unikia’s new Compleat Foodskin lunchbag can magically expand — thanks to the wonder that is silicone — to accommodate even a massive midday meal. And when you’re done eating, it’s flat enough to easily slip in your bag and take home at the end of the night.


Silicone Boozewear Will Easily Survive Your Most Drunken Rampages

A strategically thrown glass can perfectly emphasise the drunken point you’re trying to make, but cleaning up the aftermath while hungover in the morning is no fun. So swap out your fancy wine and martini glasses with these soft, silicone alternatives that can take a licking — and a smashing — and bounce right back.


The World's Smallest ARM Chip Is Going To Be Inside You

Manufactured by Freescale, this chunk of silicone claims to be the world’s smallest ARM-powered chip. Measuring just 2mm x 2mm x 0.5mm, it’s so small that it will likely end up inside… you.


Silicone Storage Bags Will Make You Wish Every Meal Was Leftovers

Storage containers for leftovers and other foods are usually designed to be cheap and disposable. But it turns out there’s a better way: silicone once again makes our lives easier with these reusable, sealable storage bags that are safe to microwave, boil or steam.


Unbreakable Plates Inspired By Tropical Leaves

If you’re worried about broken plates at your next dinner party, but the festivities call for something a little more upscale than Chinet, MoMA’s food-safe silicone leaf plates are the perfect solution.


Grand Moff Tarkin Looks Amazing In 2011

When Kotaku posted these pics from 2011 of Stars Wars villain Grand Moff Tarkin with the headline “You Will Not Believe These Star Wars Pictures Are Real”, I believed them. So lifelike, so realistic, despite the fact that Peter Cushing, who played Tarkin in A New Hope, died in 1994. So how were these pics taken?


Samsung's Foldable Display Will Let You Stuff Giant Tablets In Your Pants

Tiny tablets’ major advantage over the 10-inch crowd: They’ll fit in your pocket (especially if you’re the type of person who wears cargo pants). Samsung’s latest foldable, creaseless AMOLED display will let you fold a tablet in half—effectively making bigger tablets pocketable.


How To Pirate Vinyl Records

Just because vinyl records aren’t digital, it doesn’t mean you can’t pirate them. All you need is a wood box, glass, window cement, silicone mixture, liquid plastic and a drill press. Hey, I didn’t say it was going to be easy.


Wii Fit Foot Massage Pad Mixes Pleasure With Pain

Most people would not describe working out as a pleasurable experience, but nobody said that it has to be complete torture. That’s where these silicone covers for your Wii Fit balance board can help.