Clever Designs

Robotic Prosthetic Hand Wired Into Brain: Once More, With Feeling

An innovative robotic hand wired directly into the motor cortex of his brain has given a 28 year old man who has been paralyzed for more than ten years due to a spinal chord injury a new lease on life. Read on to learn more about this amazing  robotic prosthesis developed  at the Applied Physics Labortatory (APL) at John Hopkin's University.

Wet Runway Shower: Dresses Dissolve in Spring 2016 Fashion Collection

 Fashion designer, Hussein Chalayan, has once again created a unique runway show and collection. His Spring 2016 collection defies convention with its water-soluble dresses that dissolve on the runway.

SFIT Tracks Your Activity And Helps You Manage Skincare

There are probably more activity trackers on the market now than there are activities to track. Any new entry is going to have to stand out in the crowd if it hopes to sell. SFIT attempts to do this by throwing in skincare to its bag of tricks. Not only is it an activity tracker, it can also help you care for your skin.

Bolt M1 Is Bringing The Moped Back In Style

The moped hit the height of its popularity in the 80s, before the scooter started gaining popularity. However, technological advances have seen just about any wheeled vehicle being fitted with electric motors, and the moped is no exception. Bolt Motorbikes has produced their own electric moped, the Bolt M1. It looks like a retro moped, but runs like a modern electric bike.

Inspired By The Fogstand Beetle, Bionic Collects And Stores Water

Living in a developed nation, we sometimes don't realize that water is a scarce necessity for some in less developed countries. The presence of water can also mean survival for thrill seeking adventurers. Inspired by the Fogstand Beetle, Bionic Water Storage Unitis a conceptual design that would harvest and store water.

Internal Wearable Tech: Menstrual Cup That Will Never Runneth Over

Does your vagina talk to you? If it could, what do you think it would say? Well, meet the world's first texting menstrual  cup that informs you when its full and needs to be emptied.

Rethinking The Fashion Runway: Upside Down Is Chic Side Up

The symbolic interpretation of carrying each other's societal burdens may look good in fashion sketches, but  on the catwalk the visual impact of models carrying models is very weird indeed.  Read on for more about designer, Rick Owens, and this dizzy perspective targeted to defy fashion convention.

Play In The Treetops With CanopyStair

As we grow older, climbing trees becomes a forgotten art, and we no longer indulge in playing in the canopy of the tree line. And even if we let our inner child out and try to scale a few limbs, we find it's not so easy anymore. Enter CanopyStair, a new way to climb a tree.

RYNO: Electric Attitude On One Wheel

The personal transportation market has seen more and more electric bikes, scooters, skateboards and the like appearing on the scene. Part scooter, part bike, part Segway and part unicycle, the RYNO stands out as the electric personal transportation vehicle with attitude.

iPhone Case /Stethoscope: Hello, Whose Heart is Beating, Please?

Meet the Steth-IO iPhone case that doubles as a stethoscope. If your mouth just dropped open, keep it there, for the inventor of this clever medical device is just 16 years of age. Read on for more on this brilliant boy and his amazing medical innovation.

Clam Corporation's Quick-Set Pavilion Is Quickest, Easiest Way To Put Roof Over Your Head

During outdoor activities, sometimes you may need a break from the sun or the mosquitoes or another natural element. Whether you're planning your next camping trip or looking to hang out with friends and tailgate, the Clam Corporation's Quick-Set Pavilion is a great option for shelter.

Whimzees Natural Dental Cleaning Treats For Dogs (Product Review)

My dog is the poster dog for bad teeth, so naturally I was dubious when I was sent a few packages of Whimzees™ to test on him.  He has chewed on a lot of 'teeth cleaning' treats, and I brush his teeth a few times a week, but he has yet to show me a beautiful smile. Anyway, I thought, what the heck, I'll see if these Whimzees work....

Trove Lets You Design And 3D Print Custom Jewelry

3D printing is taking industry by storm. What started as somewhat of a novelty has made its way into many aspects of our personal and professional lives. Even space exploration is looking into using 3D printers to provide food to astronauts. It's versatility allows it places we never would have thought about five years ago. One obvious area of industry that it has interjected itself into is jewelry design and production. There are even companies popping up that allow you to custom make your own jewelry, such as Trove.

Emotion Headphones Feature A Detachable Camera And Control Unit

Wireless headphones are popping up all over. Without wires, they make listening to your jams a lot less cumbersome. But what if your headphones could do more than just play music? Enter Emotion Headphones, the headphones with a heart rate monitor and camera.

3-D Printed Gold-Plated Heels: There’s Shoes in Them There Gold

From the Italian verb, mutare, meaning to change or mutate, comes this unusual Mutatio, 3-D printed, gold-plated shoe collection created by New York designer, Francis Bitonti. Read on for more on this spectacular fashion innovation.