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The future is now, but beyond that are some incredible concept technologies and designs that are much closer than most people realize. Here you will find some of the most exciting soon-to-be-innovations ready to make the leap from virtual to actual reality.

Out of This World: 13 Extraterrestrial Architecture Concepts

Artificial environments designed for space have thus far remained totally utilitarian, but what if more aesthetic considerations were brought into the mix? ...

Water Buses: New Nautical Transit Solution for Urban Islands

Fathoms beyond traditional boat taxis, this modular water bus proposal for Stockholm bridges critical gaps within the current public transit system while ...

Free to Forge: Open Source 3D-Printed Metal Mesh Furniture

Completed by a robot programmed to extrude material in midair, the world’s first fully 3D-printed metal furniture shows off a fresh range of ...

Street Smart: Solar Roadway Lights Up & Feeds Power Grid

Currently in crowdfunding, these hexagonal pavers can provide energy, melt accumulated snow and ice, light up with LEDs, all while being tough enough to ...

Get Your Virtual Wings: Oculus Rift Machine Simulates Flight

Feel the wind on your face and smell the pine sap of the forest as you gaze down at the scenery far below – without ever leaving the ground. ...

Micro-Cycle: Hubless Bike Folds Down & Fits into Backpack

Few folding bikes can boast such compact proportions (even when fully collapsed) as this umbrella-sized wonder you can sling at your side or slide into your ...

Bio-Mobile: 3D-Printed Car Body Inspired by Turtle Shell

3D printing enables the body of a car to be more complex than ever, yet fairly quick and economical to produce. EDAG, the world’s largest engineering ...

Ditch Your Car: Get From A to B Using Real-Time Transit Data

What if we could make alternative transportation ultimately faster, cheaper and more convenient than personally-owned cars, the dominant transport devices of ...

Tour Tiny Worlds: 6-Camera Cube Creates 360-Degree Video

The ultimate at-home hacker project, this strange small-world effect was created using a half-dozen GoPro cameras, a 3D printer and a technique that turns ...

Floating Finnish Sea Sauna: Relaxing Multistory Steam Boat

Northern Europe is known for its sauna culture, evolved to combat the cold and gather people in the dark of winter, but this seaworthy version adds a ...

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