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Solid Energy – building a better, smaller battery

When you’re shopping for a new gadget, you probably make sure you check the battery life on it. If the battery doesn’t give you at least a couple of hours of usage, you’re probably going to pass on it. The problem is, the smaller the battery, the less use it will get before dying. What if there was a way to keep the battery small but increase the life of it? That’s Solid Energy’s goal.


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RoVa4D – the 3D printer that works like a Laserjet

3D printers seemed sort of gimmicky when they hit the market a few years back but now it’s clear the possibilities for them are near endless. Most people are excited about making little models, which is a lot of fun, but you can do more. If you want to be more creative with your printing, the RoVa4D is the 3D printer that blends colors and materials for a true artistic expression.


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DuoSkin – put your tattoos to work for you

Body art isn’t accepted by everyone and some people think that’s worthless. They might change their opinion when they see someone using their skin decoration to control their computer. DuoSkin is the “tattoo” that lets you create and control devices by touching your own skin.


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BumbleBizz – networking with the ease of dating

Finding a job is hard. It’s rough out there for a new graduate. Or old hand. Or anybody because finding a job is hard. One company wants to make it as easy to find a job as it is to find a date. BumbleBIZZ wants to help you find work the same way you find a mate, with swiping.


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Thinga.Me – capture things not photos

People collect all kinds of things. Toys, stamps, coins, vintage vacuum cleaners, just all sorts of STUFF. But all that stuff takes up space. Thinga.Me is an interesting experimental way to capture our collections and display them digitally.


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Phytl Signs EXPLORER – this device lets you see what your plants think about

Have you ever heard that plants have feelings too? Ever wonder if they’re communicating with other plants? Well it turns out that they sort of are. The Phytl Signs EXPLORER is a wearable for plants that gives you some insight on what your house plants are talking about.


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Manufactured Leather – new innovations in biotechnology mean that soon that purse can be cruelty free

Leather is one of the more common textile materials we use. It can be found as coats, purses, jewelry, furniture etc, because it’s so versatile but unfortunately, it’s not really the most animal friendly option for material. Modern Meadow is creating a new type of leather without the need for an actual animal.


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Piper – the machine that wants to put end to food poisoning

If you’re stateside, over the last few months you’ve probably noticed a rise in food recalls due to nasty things like “possible listeria contamination”. It’s 2016 and we still haven’t gotten a handle on making sure our food won’t make us violently ill. Ancera Inc is working on a new innovation titled Piper that will hopefully cut down on these occurrences.


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future tech June 9, 2016 posted by

FoldiMate – the gadget that wants to take over one of the worst household chores

One of the most hated household chores is folding laundry. Even if you make it through washing and drying, admit it, you’ve stared at a pile of clean clothes and thought, nope, not today. And then that becomes dressing yourself out of piles of laundry until the next wash day. The FoldiMate is the machine that wants to take over this chore for you.


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future tech June 1, 2016 posted by

DRACO – help science end the sniffles forever

No one likes being sick be it the common cold or something far worse, being sick sucks. What if you could take something and just, not catch viruses anymore? Any viruses, cold, flu, HIV, none of it. That’s the vision of one scientist and you can help by contributing to help fund research for DRACO, a killswitch for viruses.


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future tech June 1, 2016 posted by

The robot overlords can be you! Check out these cyborg innovations!

If you watch science fiction movies, you’re not a stranger to the awesome power of cyborgs. Half man, half machine, usually all bad news. But you don’t have to be fodder for the half humans, one company wants to help YOU become the cyborg of your dreams. Cyborg Nest wants to help you install enhancements so that you can become a better you.


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Eco Friendly May 11, 2016 posted by

Plant Lamp – LED lighting powered by greenery

We’ve all heard of solar power and maybe you even have a few gadgets the run on it (at the very least, you probably have a calculator sitting around) but have you ever heard of plant power? A team of researchers decided to look into skipping sunlight and draw energy straight from plants and created the Plant Lamp, an LED lamp that runs on the power of plants.


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