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This New Gadget Might Be The Cure For Your Insomnia

We know that not getting enough sleep comes with all sorts of negative consequences and our dependence on smartphones and gadgets usually only worsens our insomnia. British inventor Richard Mills has created a new technology that might actually help with those sleepless nights. The SleepCogni, similar in size and shape to a bedside lamp, places […]

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The Continuing, Improving Story of LED Light Bulbs

It was only 3 years ago that recently introduced 60 watt equivalent LED bulbs were introduced at price points in the 25 to 30 dollar range.  Now, in of June 2015 wehave finally seen the price fall below the 5 dollar per bulb mark with Home Depot selling the TCP 60 watt equivalents for 4.88 over the past few weeks […]

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Lytro Immerge Camera Plans to Produce The Best Virtual Reality Video

The Lytro Immerge wants to change how virtual reality (VR) footage is captured. Traditional VR footage is usually filmed using several cameras and said footage is put together into a 360-degree image. Instead of using these older methods, the Immerge uses what they call “cinematic VR,” which allows users to move in six directions. The […]

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Tired of Sitting? The Altwork Station Lets You Lie Down at Work

Have you ever wanted to just lie down at your desk? Now the Altwork Station lets you do just that and still get work done. The Altwork Station, which has been five years in the making, allows you to sit, stand or lie down – all with your monitor hanging above you. The workstation looks […]

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BOLD New Ideas for the Windy City

The Chicago Architecture Biennial is showcasing some innovative, potential makeovers for the Windy City. One of their exhibits, “BOLD: Alternative Scenarios for Chicago,” features 18 projects and ideas created for the city of Chicago by more than a dozen local offices. The BOLD exhibit, organized by Iker Gil (director of MAS studio and editor-in-chief of MAS […]

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This Bracelet is Not Just a Piece of Jewelry

The Leatherman Tread is a multitool that features 29 different tools, even a bottle opener, which link together to form a very sleek-looking bracelet. Each one of the links of this bracelet is made of strong stainless steel and...
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This Church is About as Green as It Gets

The Tree Church and Labyrinth Walk by Barry Cox is unlike any church you have ever been to. Located in Ohaupo, New Zealand, and set on 3-acres of land it features extensive gardens and a labyrinth walk – all made out of g...
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BASICS Notebook – The Only Notebook You Will Ever Need

You buy a regular notebook to keep you organized, use it for a couple weeks and eventually it ends up in the bottom of some drawer in your house because it really wasn’t helping you all that much. Well, the brilliantly design...
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Eyes to the Skies

Droning in Technology Yes we’ve seen these new technological wonders on TV being used by the military to spy on targets and then blow them into oblivion. Now with the advent of smaller motors and electronics we are now wi...
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Road America Double Header Weekend

roadamerica04 Design Engine’s Race Team Leader, Brian Kolasa, likes to ultrasonically clean the brake calipers and rebuild those between every race weekend. He was unable to do that this past week because we purchased a K...
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Wearables Work Their Way into the Mainstream

The word wearable has become a buzzword in recent months
 as a direct result of Apple who are literally on everyone’s radar 
for having released their much anticipated iWatch in April of this 
year. While no groun...
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