Clever Designs

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.

A-Bike Is The World's Smallest, Lightest Foldable Electric Bike

If you're an urban commuter, close your eyes and picture your ideal means of transportation. Odds are you've pictured something that isn't going to make you a sweaty mess, something convenient to stow away at work, something that won't have you honking in traffic or looking endlessly for a parking spot. Odds are you've pictured something like the A-Bike, the world's smallest, lightest foldable electric bike.

The Anti-Ogling 3-D Printed Top: Camera Foils Creeps Who Dare To Stare

Not the first 3-D printed interactive wearable, this garment stands heads above all others because of its complex ability to identify viewers and move exactly in line with their gaze. Read on to learn more about designer, Behnaz Farahi, and her "Caress of the Gaze" anti-ogling top.

Petzi Treat Cam Treats You And Your Pets

For those of us that like to keep an eye on our pets when we're at work or out of town, pet cameras have been a godsend.  The only problem is that you can't always get your pet to come around the camera so you can see her.  Petzilla, a San Jose, California start-up, has created a superb solution to that problem - the Petzi Treat Cam.  If a great treat can't get your dog or cat to the camera, nothing can. Your treat?  You get to see her!

When It Comes To Protecting Your Phone, What Could Be Better Than Carbonite?

While Carbonite gained some fame in the artistic community thanks to Darth Vader's masterful use of the alloy when creating a Han Solo wall hanging for Jabba the Hutt, this versatile metal has many other uses--including stylish phone cases.

ORB Helmet Could Redefine Scuba Diving

If you've ever been scuba diving, you know what an amazing experience it is to be able to observe and mingle with underwater life. One of the biggest drawbacks of scuba diving is that the equipment in bulky, heavy and often a hindrance to the experience. The ORB Helmet would eliminate the need for bulky equipment and consolidate the technology into one simple piece of scuba diving equipment.

7 Hilarious Halloween Costumes For Geeks

Geeks love Halloween as much as anyone else.  Check out these novel Halloween costumes and symbols for those who trick or treat in their own creative and geeky ways.