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3M Reinvents Bubble Wrap, Promises To Reduce Shipping Materials By Half

3M Reinvents Bubble Wrap, Promises To Reduce Shipping Materials By Half

Despite repeatedly being called out for the practice, online stores like Amazon are still occasionally getting caught shipping tiny items in comically oversized boxes. It’s wasteful, it reduces the amount of cargo a truck can carry, and it inspired 3M to redesign bubble wrap to greatly reduce the packaging needed…

Gaze Into The Future Of Scotch Tape With 3M’s Amazing New Dispenser

Gaze Into The Future Of Scotch Tape With 3M’s Amazing New Dispenser

Few of us touch or even think about Scotch tape between holidays, birthdays and whenever a gift needs to be wrapped. But some people deal with the sticky stuff all day long, so 3M enlisted designer Joongho Choi to help create a better tape dispenser, and the results are surprisingly…

Colour-Changing Hard Hats Highlight Brittle Sun Damage

Colour-Changing Hard Hats Highlight Brittle Sun Damage

Over-exposure to the sun is of course bad for your skin, but that’s not the only thing adversely affected by its rays. Man-made materials like plastic will slowly degrade when left out in the sun, so 3M has developed a new line of hard hats featuring a colour-changing UV sensor…