A Japanese company called Tokai Rubber Industries has created what it’s claiming to be the world’s first all rubber speaker. But it’s not made from the exact same material as the tires on your car. This is a smart rubber that could one day lead to artificial muscle technology.
Where does one put the massive tomes of knowledge with which the brain, a metaphorical elastic sponge, soaks up and expands to accomodate more knowledge? I dunno, how about a malleable rubber bookshelf? [Behance via Bookshelf via Boing Boing]
Researchers from the University of Tokyo have created OLED displays that have all the durability of a super ball.