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This brilliant hydroponic system puts a whole garden on your countertop

August 30th, 2019 at 12:18 am » Comments Off

Growing your own food is one of life’s great pleasures—plus it’s good for you and for the environment. But in increasingly tight, urban homes, we don’t all have room for gardens. And hydroponic systems, as appealing as they may be, often appear to be a whole lot of hardware for only a bit of actual […]



HUD swim goggles put performance data in your face

August 24th, 2019 at 10:54 am » Comments Off

Form Swim Goggles sell for US$199 Competitive swimmers certainly like to track their performance, often using devices such as swim watches – the problem is, the athletes have to stop to look at those things. A Vancouver-based startup is out to address that problem, with its head-up display (HUD) Form Swim Goggles. Looking for the […]



Softer-than-cotton antibacterial shirt is made out of milk

August 21st, 2019 at 11:34 am » Comments Off

The Limitless Milk Shirt is claimed to be three times softer than regular cotton Every day, dairies dispose of milk that for one reason or another is deemed unfit for human consumption. A Los Angeles-based startup by the name of Mi Terro is taking some of that milk and using it to create T-shirts, that […]



No more cardboard boxes? 3M invents an ingenious new way to ship products

August 13th, 2019 at 11:41 am » Comments Off

The company is launching a new material that could reduce the time, materials, and space required to ship products by 50%. Getting things delivered has never been more convenient. With just a few clicks, you can have a new bottle of shampoo sitting outside your door the next day, or that cool T-shirt you’ve been […]



Sony is crowdfunding a wearable ‘air conditioner’

August 12th, 2019 at 12:26 pm » Comments Off

    The Reon Pocket helps you stealthily cope with heatwaves and cold winters. Are you struggling to cope with the heat outdoors? Sony might have a solution, if not as soon as you might like. The company’s First Flight program is crowdfunding a wearable ‘air conditioner,’ the Reon Pocket, that slips into a pouch […]



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