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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.
Insanely Ingenious: Longboard Stroller for Daredevil Parents
Insane, ingenious, or both, this design combines an alternative way to commute with your kids, assuming you can get past the skateboarding aspect and feel safe.
15 of the World’s Weirdest Low-Tech Film Cameras
A French revolver that shoots photos, a picture-taking harness for homing pigeons and a human skull are among these weird and unusual film cameras.
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Hell is Other People: Avoid Your Friends Using Social Media
'Hell is Other People' is a smartphone app that will show you where all your friends are in a map based on social media check-ins - so you can avoid them.
Natural Lighting: Grow Your Own Glow-in-the-Dark Plants
Imagine the possibilities: cities illuminated at night not with carbon dioxide-producing energy sources, but with real glow-in-the-dark trees that light up ...
Record Breakers: 7 Vehicular Wonders of the World
These seven record-smashing vehicles are the strongest, longest, biggest, narrowest, fastest, most fuel-efficient and most expensive in the world.
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Futuristic Food: Edible Wonders of the 3D-Printed Revolution
Chocolate brains, bacon mobius strips, sugar sculptures and instant burritos are among the future food wonders made with 3D printing technology.
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Smart Glass: Flip a Switch to Make Opaque Turn Transparent
Smart glass can shade rooms on demand, making them transparent and reducing thermal gain with the flip of a switch or turn of a key.
Thinker Thing: 3D-Printed Object Made Using Brain Waves
A headset that detects brain patterns analyzes responses to visual stimuli and sends them to a 3D printer to create sculptural objects.
SoundTank: Mobile Sound System or Armored Vehicle?
The SoundTank is an imposing sound system with a speaker-covered, faceted hydraulic lid capable of pushing out 4,000 watts.
Kite Cameras: Aerial Photography Accessible to Anyone
Towers convey power, and height is both literally and metaphorically connected to broader and better views ... but now, relatively simple kites can too.