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Inside America’s growing bulletproof clothing industry

December 15th, 2017 at 11:32 am » Comments Off

Retailers are offering ballistic apparel to wary US citizens, and it’s not cheap.



It’s the pits! Whiskey-flavored deodorant is made from the real thing

November 11th, 2017 at 10:13 am » Comments Off

It’s not usually recommended to start your day off with booze — but what if you don’t actually drink it?



A Singapore lab is growing synthetic diamonds and marketing them to millennials

October 23rd, 2017 at 11:03 am » Comments Off

They are real diamonds. That’s what the industry behind diamonds made inside a scientific laboratory wants you to believe.



This company is trying to disrupt the braces industry and dentists are fighting back

October 16th, 2017 at 11:23 am » Comments Off

SmileDirectClub offers to straighten your teeth at a fraction of the cost of braces, without a visit to the dentist. But orthodontists claim the company has endangered the oral health of tens of thousands of people.



Futuristic airless tire is 3D printed, won’t go flat or need replacement

October 15th, 2017 at 11:51 am » Comments Off

Futuristic airless tire is 3D printed, won’t go flat or need replacement.



The advantages of test-tube tuna

September 28th, 2017 at 11:00 am » Comments Off

As edible, affordable lab-grown meat remains out of reach, a tiny start-up might have found a faster route to dinner tables.



Japan’s 3D Printed Pod Skyscrapers set to Revolutionize Highrise Living

April 15th, 2017 at 8:22 am » Comments Off

Could the skyscraper of the future dispense homes like a vending machine? Growing and adapting to Tokyo’s housing demand, this Pod Skyscraper is constantly under construction. Residents can order a ready-to-use modular dwelling manufactured by 3D printers on the top floor of the building, and then cranes lower it into place.



AImotive aims to convert regular cars into driverless ones inexpensively

March 18th, 2017 at 10:00 am » Comments Off

The AImotive office is in a small converted house at the end of a quiet residential street in sunny Mountain View, spitting distance from Google’s headquarters. Outside is a branded Toyota Prius covered in cameras, one of three autonomous cars the Hungarian company is testing in the sleepy neighborhood. It’s a popular testing ground: one […]



Ikea just launched a DIY flat-pack indoor garden that can feed a whole lot of people at once

March 10th, 2017 at 12:26 pm » Comments Off

Swedish architects Mads-Ulrik Husum and Sine Lindholm collaborated with Space10, Ikea’s innovation lab, to design a piece of living furniture that can feed quite a few people, from the looks of it. Called the Growroom, it’s a flat-pack spherical garden that grows plants, veggies, and herbs. “Standing tall as a spherical garden, it empowers people to grow […]



Vespa just unveiled a personal cargo robot

February 16th, 2017 at 11:03 am » Comments Off

The Vespa brand’s owner, the Piaggio Group, doesn’t have a reputation for cutting edge tech (it only just started making an electric scooter). However, it’s making up for that in style. It’s establishing a robot-focused company, Piaggio Fast Forward, and has unveiled that company’s first product: meet Gita, a personal cargo robot.



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