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The reviveLITE Charges Apple Gadgets While Lighting The Way

I always find myself stubbing my toe when navigating through my room in the dark. It hurts like hell. If only I had this nightlight/charger for my iPhone. With the $40 dollar reviveLITE, I’d not only be rejuvenating my iPhone’s battery, but I’d also be saving my toenails from an otherwise gruesome deformity after colliding with an unforeseen object. Developed ...

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Designer’s 3-D Wire Sconce

Designer Marcus Tremonto crafts these wicked DIY sconces out of strands of illuminated wire which he pokes through glossy sheets of acrylic. The result is this 3-D illusion of a lamp that almost appears as if it isn’t hanging from a wall. These light fixtures are eco-friendly as well, with each one operating with cool-burning electroluminescent wire. Tremonto doesn’t just ...

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Straight Up Chess Boards

Straight Up Chess makes gaming and chess boards. Nothing new there, aside from the fact that these games are designed to be played on a vertical surface. Mount the board to your wall and casually play a game with your roommate. You have to take a piss, you make a move. Cooking dinner, make a move. Grabbing a condom from ...

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How To: Networked Graffiti Wall

If you’ve ever wanted to build your own Snake game, you could display from a building, you’ve got to start small first. Good thing Hack A Day’s Ian Lesnet lets you know how to construct a networked LED graffiti wall from scratch. Showing off a one meter square, five by five matrix of LEDs inspired by Daft Punk, Ian thoroughly ...

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Facebook Is Very Real

As far as social networking sites go, Facebook’s popularity is unmatched. It’s a good thing it isn’t real life, otherwise I’d be getting poked all the time. The comedy group “Idiots of Ants” portray what it’d be like if people took social networking features and acted them out in person. The video goes into detail showing a satirical Facebook chat ...

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Light Rain Makes Little Sense

We’ve seen interactive projection walls before but none as artsy fartsy as Wowlab’s. A camera identifies the contours of a human body standing in front of a wall. The projection will then interact with the persons via rain drops splashing in reaction to shadow, water puddles are created, and in the water even constellations may appear. Now if only I ...

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Self-Adhesive Mirror Tiles

This one’s a no brainer. For $10, you can net twenty 4″ x 4″ squares that are one side sticky, one side mirror(y). At 50 cents a pop, that’s not too shabby. Imagine the possibilities with these fuckers too. Throw them on your ceiling above your bed and boom: shitty mirror sex. Or, if you’re lost at sea, just grab ...

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Blobwall: Bubblegum Bricks of the Future?

Designer Greg Lynn apparently likes to think outside the box. And I really mean it! His latest creation, Blobwall is a fresh take on bricks and building materials. As you can see in the picture, the wall is designed from molded plastic blobs mixed with different polymers and colors. Sure, it’s not traditional like unlike other things in life, but ...

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Greenpix Zero Energy Wall Is Massively Colorful

Excitement is mounting about the Olympics in Beijing. Some pretty extravagant arrangements are being erected (LOLz, erect) to show off Beijing’s growing environmental friendliness. The Greenpix Zero Energy Wall stands at the Xicui entertainment complex near the site of the Olympic Games. The Greenpix wall uses a combination of the largest color LED display technology with a photovoltaic system, which ...

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Two Timer: Two Timezones, One Clock

There are plenty of mobile doodads these days which can tell you the time for just about any location in the world you’d care to know about. But for reading of different time zones right from your wall, many people and businesses still rely on using multiple clocks to read the current local time in a different zone. The Two ...

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