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Perpetual Slinky Treadmill

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Project NESM(Never Ending Slinky Machine) is a small USB-powered treadmill made specifically to keep a Slinky coil and uncoil continuously.
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Kickstarting an Oh Joy Sex Toy book

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Oh Joy Sex Toy, is Kickstarting a book collecting its first year's worth of comics! $10 gets you a PDF, $35 gets you the printed book.
"It’s been one year since Oh Joy, Sex Toy started and we’ve collected a mighty 52 strips coming to 220+ book sized pages, all of which you can find and read online here! The purpose of this Kickstarter is to collect these hundreds of pages into a lovely soft cover book that will include everything that appeared online, as well as dozens of pages of brand new comics, essays, and behind-the-scenes peeks at the process of creating OJST. We want to make a beautiful book to give back to our supporters and fans for them to use, share, and love.
Alongside all the work Erika has made for Oh Joy, Sex Toy, we’ve hired different guest artists to help give us alternative comics, bringing a regular splash of fresh humor and a new perspective on the sex world. Finding and paying great artists to showcase their work on OJST is something we’re super proud of. In addition to helping us raise the funds to create the book, we’ll also be raising funds to pay our former guest artists a retroactive bonus per page and afford a greater page rate to our upcoming artists."
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X.pose

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X.pose is a wearable data-driven sculpture that changes opacity to expose a person's skin as a real-time reflection of the data that the wearer is producing. Designed by Xuedi Chen & Pedro G. C. Oliveira.
"A server and mobile app were built to collect Xuedi, the designer's geolocation data over time to use as the basis for a personalized 3D printed flexible mesh. Using arduino and bluetooth, the app communicates with a layer of reactive displays that reflects the trails of information that she produces. These displays are divided up into patches that represent neighborhoods and change in opacity depending on the wearer's current location. If she is in the NYU neighborhood, that area will be the most active, pulsing, revealing her current location, revealing the fact that her data is being collected and at the same time exposing her skin. As her data emissions are collected, the more transparent and exposed she will become."
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8-Bit Underwea

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Two designers from Lisbon, Portugal are raising funds(on indiegogo) to produce these 8-bit panties. They claim the drawls are made with squares, fit for round bottoms. Cool? I don't know but it is super sexy. Jump more see more pics.
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Melting life-sized candle-man

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Melting life-sized candle-man by Urs Fischer, who does a lot of amazing life-sized paraffin pieces
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TIK: Thin Is Key.

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TIK: Streamline your pocket with the thinnest and lightest keychain by using a regular bicycle chain.

Brainflight, Using thoughts to control airplanes

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Brainflight is a project by Technische Universität München, researching brain-controlled flight.
"Seven subjects took part in the flight simulator tests. They had varying levels of flight experience, including one person without any practical cockpit experience whatsoever. The accuracy with which the test subjects stayed on course by merely thinking commands would have sufficed, in part, to fulfill the requirements of a flying license test. “One of the subjects was able to follow eight out of ten target headings with a deviation of only 10 degrees,” reports Fricke. Several of the subjects also managed the landing approach under poor visibility. One test pilot even landed within only few meters of the centerline"
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Beautiful Mother of Pearl Shell Skull Carvings

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Beautiful mother of pearl shell skull carvings by New Jersey-based the artist Gregory Halili. Halili carves and then paints with oil on raw, gold-lip and black-lip mother of pearl found in shells collected from the Philippines. Awesome! The pieces will soon be exhibited at Silverlens Galleries in Manila and Nancy Hoffman Gallery in NYC.
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Bison Bag Sleeping Bag Hammock

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Bison Bag(on kickstarter) includes everything (sleeping bag, hammock, rope, carabiners) fits within the sleeping bag bag. The Bison hooks using carabiners to two posts, be it trees or other.

Kangaroo Light

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Kangaroo Light(on kickstarter) is a portable, playful and flexible lighting product designed to fit inside your bag. It glows only when needed so you can easily locate your belongings avoiding wasting time and possible frustrations. It was originally designed to fit inside your bag so you can easily locate your belongings, but I think I could find lots of other fun uses for it.
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Pencilism, Sculptures Constructed with Pencils

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"Pencilism" created by Miami-based artist Federico Uribe, an array of sculptures made out of colored pencils. He uses colorful pieces of fragmented pencils, sometimes held together with zip-ties, to create sculpted landscapes, animals, paintings, and even three-dimensional human figures.
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The Raglite, Flexible Roll-up LED

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The Raglite(on kickstarter) lighting system, which offers a flexible, roll-up LED bank of lights, can offer lighting in any situation.
"But the RagLites aren't just designed for professional photographers. They do allow for unique setups in studio sessions that traditional rigid lighting can't pull off, but its creators have made cheaper and smaller versions designed for regular consumer use as well. Whether it's mood lightning under a bed, or as an emergency work light you can just crumple up and toss in the trunk of your car."
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UrbanUndercover Underwear With A Hidden Pocket In The Back To Carry An Extra Pair

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UrbanUndercover Underwear (currently a nearly-funded Kickstarter campaign), a hidden pocket in the rear that allows you to carry a #sparepair wherever you go without fear of an embarrassing, unplanned reveal. You don't have to carry underwear in it though, you can also carry tampons, wet wipes, cash and ID -- anything that will fit. 
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'Heads' by Artists Edwige Massart and Xavier Wynn

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"Heads" is a series of sculptural portraits inspired by medical imagery and created using found objects and recycled material, created by artists Edwige Massart and Xavier Wynn of art duo EMnXW .
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Handmade, Artisanal Plungers

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This is a joke! Re Made does not exist. It's an elaborate lampoon of Best Made, a company that makes ridiculously expensive tools, most famously axes. Re Made's website, you may notice, is almost a clone of Best Made's.
Prof. Rebekah Mondrak of the University of Michigan created this satire. In an interview, she explained how her project explores a popular desire for authenticity--one that, it turns out, is often fake:
I was introduced to Best Made Co. (BMC) by The New York Times in their puzzling 2010 article about founder Peter Buchanan-Smith and his urban axe. The gist of the story was that BMC purchases the axes from another company, and then sands, brands, paints, and resells them for between $162 and $350. The Times described the axes as “useful, manly objects.” They also noted that celebrity executives were purchasing them, and that art galleries had been exhibiting them. So they gave a wide berth for these axes to exist in this incredibly free-floating space — luxury item, useful tool, sophisticated design, New York City-styled, outdoorsy, artisanal movement, art object — without noting any of the contradictions in these terms.
Here we were, just coming out of what they’re now calling the Great Recession, and the Times features an article about a tool symbolizing work, real work. Manual labor. For sale in the Prada “gallery” for $350. And all the symbolic properties of this tool are not lost on Best Made – they’re selling the mythical blue-collar working man identity with every axe. Yet there’s not one word in the article about how bizarre this is… Unintentionally, the article reads like parody...
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