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I Saw The Future At New York’s Uncanny Smithsonian Museum

I Saw The Future At New York’s Uncanny Smithsonian Museum

It’s weird to see a working Nest thermostat on display at a Smithsonian museum in Manhattan. It’s even weirder to tinker with the gadget, pushing buttons and changing settings. But touching and tinkering with technology is the Cooper Hewitt future museum’s specialty.

9 Contenders For The Best Design Of The Year

9 Contenders For The Best Design Of The Year

Each year, the People’s Design Award honours a groundbreaking design that improves daily lives. Last year’s winner, the Pack H20 Water Backpack, was a more efficient way for people to carry drinking water long distances. This year’s nominees were just announced, and they include mushroom bricks, smart lighting, and multiple…