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Cars are just too commonplace these days, with so few things to set apart one style or model from the next. Here are some excellent examples of creative hacks, scientific mods and artistic makeovers that will make you marvel at once-conventional vehicle types from cars, bikes and trucks to planes, boats and submarines.
All-in-One Bicycle Helmet: Sleek Integrated Lights & Signals
Incredible design is not just about looking good (which this does) or working well (which this does), but weaving these solutions neatly together.
In The Fold: 10 Futuristic Folding + Flexible Computer Ideas
The shapes of computers have changed drastically in the past decade, but the evolution isn't done yet - keep an eye out for these radical folding designs.
Origami Kayak: Packs Flat, Folds Up to Form its Own Case
Portaging in the wild is one thing, but try walking your canoe or kayak down the street and you may smack some unsuspecting pedestrian in the head.
Lunar Power: Solar Spheres Energized by Both Sun & Moon
This sphere is so powerful in its ability to turn light into heat that it can not only harvest the rays of the sun, but even draw on energy reflected from the moon.
Dialed In: 15 Cool & Quirky Radio Design Concepts
DO touch that dial! These 12 cool & quirky radio design concepts provide a glimpse of this classic medium's future while giving a nod to its historic past.
Cranking Out Memories: Analog Playback for Digital Videos
Being able to store old videos in digital formats has helped preserve some of the world's most important footage, but it comes at a cost.
Warped Reality: Media Mis-Coverage of Invisibility Cloak
Any expert can call them out as fakes. How is it, then, that these photos misled 5,000 publishers worldwide and, consequently, an awed global audience of millions?
Rendering the Digital Physical: 10 Bitcoin Designs & Ideas
Bitcoin breaks its virtual boundaries, begging the question - from coins to wallets, how does the world's first widespread digital currency manifest in visual or physical form?
Future Architecture: 7 Surreal Award-Winning Skyscrapers
On land, by sea, in the air (and in one case: outer space), these winning entries are daring and visionary, defying convention, technology and at times even gravity.
Stealth Wear: Counter-Surveillance Fashion Protects Privacy
Want to elude surveillance? Wear a metallic hoodie, slip your phone into a signal-blocking sleeve, paint your face and give yourself a weird punk haircut.