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This electricity generating yarn could change the face of wearable tech
31 Aug 17
The carbon nanotube yarn generates electricity with just a tug.
The inflatable garden that could sustain life on Mars and beyond
29 Aug 17
This NASA project would see astronauts on a self-sustaining vegetarian diet for longer trips across the cosmos.
Kolor Art Collective’s latest work questions what it means to be ‘normal’
23 Aug 17
Photographed by Pol Kurucz, the brazenly avant-garde series defies conventionalities.
Meet Carolyn Davidson, the woman behind the iconic Nike Swoosh
21 Aug 17
The retired graphic designer created the logo while she was still a student at Portland State University. The job earned her $35 back then.
Exhibiting photography at roadhouses to celebrate this fading social culture
18 Aug 17
Night By Roadhouse brings local and international photography to a wide, non gallery-going audience in Johannesburg.
SaveArtSpace turns billboards into public art canvasses
17 Aug 17
The initiative aims to empower artists from all walks of life and inspire a new generation of young creatives.
Travel the world through the eyes of the Agoraphobic Traveller
16 Aug 17
This curator reveals the beauty that can be found in Google Street View.
A 30 foot warship made from plastic debris is hoping to draw attention to ocean pollution
14 Aug 17
The Surfers Against Sewage initiative is highlighting the world’s largest ocean garbage site.
This wearable sticker set could help prevent sexual assault
3 Aug 17
Developed by a researcher at MIT, Intrepid can detect if somebody is taking off your clothes.
Coline Mauroy’s Homemade project investigates ‘self-building’ in high-density environments
1 Aug 17
“Architecture is not only about making a building beautiful, it’s more about thinking about a space that can provide a better way of living".
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