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The puffer jacket that turns into a travel pillow

There have been many times when I've had to resort to resting my head against clothing or bags when traveling, with a sore neck the usual result. Problems like that ... more
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Powerlace creates "paradigm shifting" auto-lacing shoe

Auto-lacing shoes are here, finally. And pretty well right on schedule. Thirty years after Back to the Future II sold the world on the concept in a fictional 2015, a ... more
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UK supermarket trialing checkout-less shopping

No-one likes spending any longer at the supermarket than they have to. Whilst self-service checkouts may have sped things up a touch, one UK supermarket is now set to trial ... more
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Rotating park bench always has a dry seat for you

Here's a cute idea from designer Sung Woo Park, from Seoul in South Korea. It's a park bench that rotates with the turn of a handle, so if it's been ... more
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New butterfly-wing technology could foil counterfeiters

Counterfeiting is a crime as old as money itself. It causes a reduction in the value of real money and can add to company losses, as they are not reimbursed ... more
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2014 James Dyson Award international winners announced

James Roberts, a 23 year-old design grad from Britain's Loughborough University, has won this year's international James Dyson Award for his portable inflatable incubator. Called MOM, the device is intended ... more
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Barsha pump provides irrigation water, but doesn’t need fuel

Climate-KIC, a European-union climate innovation initiative, recently selected a jury of entrepreneurs, financiers and business people to award funding to what they felt were Europes best clean-tech innovations of 2014. ... more
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RiutBag helps keep thieving hands away from backpack belongings

Traveling to work in the city on a crowded train or bus has become a necessary part of the daily grind for many urbanites, and the backpack is often the ... more
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Sound City Project uses sights and 3D sound to recreate the "feel" of a city

If youve ever wanted to experience the sights and sounds of cities like New York, San Francisco, Stockholm or Oslo without leaving home, take a look at the Sound City ... more
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TrakBelt360 puts a new spin on tool belts

If you're perched on a ladder or are dangling in a harness, then twisting around to grab something from the back of your tool belt can be rather challenging. That's ... more
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