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Vakseen is a visual artist, designer, and music producer.
This lightweight, flexible shoe is made from ‘algae foam’
VIVOBAREFOOT and Bloom team up on the world’s first shoe made with the material.
LocoL provides community support through food
Roy Choi’s revolutionary fast food joint is changing what it means to be a great restaurant.
Zadok Ben-David makes art out of all the people he saw but never met
The London-based artist’s work laments the human race’s growing isolation.
Greeting cards for people of colour
US-based creative Tara James creates greeting cards as a reflection of cultural tradition.
Step into the vivid visions of Tyler Spangler
This graphic designer uses music and emotion to create surreal artworks.
Can plants talk to each other?
Richard Karban explains the subtle ways that plants talk and even defend each other.
Sunflare develops the world’s first stick-on solar paneling
The new ultra-thin solar wallpaper can be applied to just about anything.
Hyperloop concept could be the railway transport of tomorrow
Take a look at SpaceX’s evolution of maglev trains.
Snapchat enters the wearable tech market with ‘Spectacles’
Can the social media app succeed where giants like Google Glass have failed?
Student-designed bottle cap could save drought-stricken California millions of litres of water
The ‘Cap the Tap’ campaign is a simple way to curtail water wastage from household taps.
High school student builds app to help kids make friends
Introducing an app to help navigate the unnerving world of high school lunch breaks.
Artificial Intelligence and Life in 2030: Stanford’s ongoing study
The University of Stanford assembled thinkers to measure the future ripples of AI – and their first full report has been issued.
Sculptural desalination plant imagined for Santa Monica pier
Pipe is a sustainable water harvesting solution that could produce 4.5 billion litres of clean water for California.
Problem? These girls build their own solutions
Construction and carpentry are not readily associated with high school girls. Project H Design’s Girls Garage hopes to change that.
Project Alloy: Intel reveals its “merged” reality headset
The Californian tech company is developing a VR headset with unique versatility.
TrackR Bravo: Making lost items a thing of the past
Chris Herbert and his team at Phone Halo have designed a compact tracker device that can be used for practically anything.
Aeon Flux: An animated future from the past
The 1991 brainchild of Peter Chung seems more thought-provoking now than ever before.
Social media cross-formatting: plagiarism or optimisation?
Facebook, Snapchat, Twitter and Instagram take more ideas from one another than they care to admit. But is it a bad thing?
Sustainable plastic products made out of air pollution
AirCarbon is a plastic polymer made out of methane emissions that would otherwise be polluting the air.
Turning plastic into fuel, an innovative way to deal with waste
A team made up of researchers from USA and China have come up with a new way to deal with plastic waste.
We talk to the co-creator of the Bureo recycled fishing net skateboards
The Ahi skateboard is made of recycled fishing nets and its creators at Bureo Inc. are working hard to protect our oceans.
High school students design snap-together homeless shelter
HUT is a micro-shelter designed as a low-cost, easy-to-assemble solution to homelessness.
Robotic arms and a bit of lycra can change the way concrete is used in design
Designers develop a method of fabric-casting concrete into dynamic architectural forms
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