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10 Unusual MP3 Players You Won't Find At An Ordinary Electronics Store

If you thought some basic MP3 players we weird, then think again, as the following list shows you the most unusual creations inventors and companies have created.

Sock It To Me! Fashion Footwear Takes a Leap Back

After seemingly taking modern fashion as far as it can possibly go, many in Japan are looking back to traditional styles of clothing. Take these distinctive "tabi" socks, for example, updated with pleasing colors and attractive patterns.

Jammin' Johns Bring The Music Scene To Your Bathroom

For some reason a few inventors have tried to bring a music taste to the bathroom. Products like toilet roll radios sound like a great idea, but they end up failing in the long run. But one company has shown that you have to sell a product from a design perspective.

Shadow Lighting Your Interior Design, Peter Buning Style

Shadows give depth to your interior design during the day and steal the show at night. Shadows are mysterious, organic, architectural, romantic, fascinating... and they can add dimension and design to your interiors without weighing them down.

Sh!t Happens! Why Not Have A Fun Place To Put It?

Jungeschachtel (shit happens) is a new design agency founded by two established graphic, advertising, and packaging designers -- Nina Dautzenber and Andrea Gadesmann -- and the agency dog, Cuno, whose prior experience was being "the cutest little lab on earth."

Fire Up Your Romance With The Travelmate Portable Fireplace!

Now here's a design that's bound to catch fire. A traveling gas fireplace!

Sony Releases System With Speakers The Size Of Golf Balls

15 years ago, anyone could tell you that manufacturers could never make a speaker the size of a golf ball. Back then, that idea would seem unbelievable and amazingly stupid because who would buy speakers that small? Sony has an answer.


This DIY Design Project Is One For The BOTTLEBOY!

Of course, you could mount some metal hooks on your walls to hang your handbag or hat when you come in the door. But the Bottleboy has so much more appeal, recycles a PET plastic bottle, and makes a great DIY project: you can make one Bottleboy hook or a whole wardrobe full of them!


A Solution To The Runaway Beach Umbrella

Since wind gusts like to make a surprise appearance at the beach every once in a while, one company has come up with an invention to make sure your umbrella doesn’t fly away.


Ponoko Lets You Create And Sell Your Own Products

Do you have a design idea for jewelry or other products but don't know where or how to get started? There is now a solution in Ponoko, the world's largest marketplace for product plans.

Cleatskins Make Sure Your Shoes Are Safe

With some determination and past personal experiences, a former college athlete and his wife have come up with an invention to help individuals who use cleats.


Dr. Dre Releases Own Pair Of Headphones

Celebrities are known to produce and design their own clothing and fashion accessories, but can their charm and good looks help them create electronics?

Invention Brings The Movie Theater To Your Backyard

If you’ve ever dreamt of watching a movie while lounging in a kiddie pool then prepare to be amazed, as one company has created a backyard theater system.


PET Lights Could Be Your Next Pet Project!

The most efficient way to recycle things is to reuse them. Austrian design company Walking-Things.com has the perfect design-it-yourself solution to recycle your plastic water bottles!

Now, drink the water first....


Bicycle Adds A Futuristic Look To Commuting

Can't find somewhere to park your bike at work? No worries, the "One" is here to help your bike issues when your workplace won't.

The Washing Machine That Uses Hardly Any Water

Companies are constantly trying to outdo each other in the world of laundry, but one new invention just might eliminate the competition.


Shirt Lets You Blow Away The Heat And Your Co-workers

Sitting in a stuffy office with sweaty armpits is no fun, but there’s really nothing you can in the summer, right? Wrong; there’s actually a new innovation from Japan that’s bound to make your daily environment cooler.

Built-In Equalizer Let's Your T-Shirt Do The Dancing

Looking to grab the attention of everyone you meet the next time you're out on the town? Then this unique t-shirt is fit for you!

Zildijan Introduces All-Black Cymbals

Every drummer's cymbals are pretty much the same colour, but that's changed since the arrival of Zildijan's new series.

USB Watch Tells The Time And Makes You Feel Like James Bond

By going with the "secret agent" theme, there's finally a USB watch out on the market that actually looks sleek and elegant to the touch.