Archived Articles: Gadgets & Geekery

Everyone loves gadgets and all good geeks appreciate the intersection of geeky art and design, from memes turned into living works to technology scrap turned into new design objects. From innovative light art to unique drawing techniques, here are our favorite works of art that will inspire the geek in anyone - as well as our top gadgets for everyone who wants to have their very own piece of future tech.

Living Legos: Build Your Own Robot with TinkerBots Blocks

High-tech and low-tech come together with this set of not-so-basic building blocks connected to a central ‘Power Brain’ cube that turns your ...

Origami Microscope: Fifty-Cent Design is Crazy Durable

Not only is this a microscope made of paper, costing a total of fifty cents to produce, it can stand up to being thrown, stomped on and dunked in water. And it ...

Kinetic Facade: Awesome Adaptive Window Shading System

Buildings are forever in tension, being static objects in a dynamic world – light conditions in particular shift predictably yet variably throughout the ...

Invisible Cities: Tweets and Photos as Terrain on a Map

What would it look like if you could actually see all of the tweets and Instagram photos from a Beyonce concert in New York City hovering above the skyline in ...

Blossoming Technology: World’s First Inflatable 3D Print

3D printers are now making it possible to quickly and economically ‘print’ everything from haute couture to full-scale architecture, medical ...

Walking on Water: Fun Non-Newtonian Fluid Experiment

When you step into a pool of water, you fully expect your foot to fall right down to the bottom, unless you’re under the delusion that you’re the ...

Street Smart: Intelligent Motion-Activated Outdoor Lighting

While we are all familiar with motion-detection technology in controlled indoor environments, the technology problem is much more complex when you add stray ...

Pet Tech: 13 Goofy Gadgets For The Dogs (& Cats)

We’ve all wondered what our pets are thinking, but would you believe a gadget that claimed it could translate their thoughts into human language? Some ...

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It’s Electric: 14 Fun and Interactive Conductive Designs

Electronic functions aren’t just limited to gadgets anymore – they can be extended to everyday objects, architectural surfaces, paper, clothing and ...

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14 Apps for Architects, Interior Designers & Homeowners

Need to quickly calculate square footage, design a building digitally using its real-world setting, match an exact shade or sketch out an idea? There are apps ...

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