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Creative cardboard creations put together in a gripping collection

Creative cardboard creations put together in a gripping collection

Cardboard as a material has structural strength to hold the heaviest of cargo and at the same time flexibility to be used according to your needs. It comes handy as a raw material for school projects, but a few genius artists can turn it into work of art. In the hand of a master craftsman who are blessed with the technical bend of mind, cardboard can be turned into jaw-dropping creations. As our dedication to such artistic people and of course the cardboard material that makes it all possible, here is a collection of the best cardboard creations that’ll you’ll ever see.
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Engineer father builds artificial pancreas for his Type 1 diabetic son

Artificial Pancreas Andrew Calabrese

According to American Diabetes Association almost 1.4 million Americans are diagnosed with diabetes each year. This estimated figure includes considerable number of Type 1 diabetes cases. Type 1 diabetes (condition where pancreas stop producing insulin) is diagnosed more in young children and third-grader Andrew Calabrese is just one of them. Since, Andrew was diagnosed with Type 1 diabetes and his pancreas gave up on him, his parents have wanted to do anything possible to make his battle with diabetes less disturbing. While Andrew’s mother Heidi set up a social support group to connect with other people and families battling the life-changing disease, his father Jason (software engineer by profession) built Andrew robotic pancreas that’ll help regulate his insulin levels. Read More…

Unreal Selfie stick with fans and beauty lights will make you forget the rest

Unreal Selfie Stick

Who’s better at putting together geeky pranks and gobbling down millions of views? Thinkmodo that would be. The pioneers in putting together viral video campaigns for brands is back with another one of its creation. To promote the new season of drama-reality show Unreal, they have created two high tech selfie sticks that you’ll want instantly after reading this. Just like any other selfie stick, this one also connects to your phone via Bluetooth, but the comparison ends there.
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Researchers develop stretchable solar cells and batteries that can be applied to skin like band-aid

Stretchable Solar cells

Scientists have left no stone unturned to figure out how to exploit electronics in wearable systems or devices, like fabrics or shoes. Researchers at Department of Materials Science and Engineering at the University of Illinois have developed stretchable and soft batteries and solar cells that are thin enough to be applied to human skin like a band-aid. According to the Proceeding of the National Academy of Sciences, the batteries and cells are arranged as array of thin, milimetre-scale components (2.5 millimetres), which are interconnected together with spring-like wiring. Read More…

Shooz – World’s first hi-tech modular shoes with interchangeable skin

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Enoardo Iannuzzi’s pair of modular shoes achieved its crowdfunding target successfully and is about to start shipping the product to backers soon. The Iannuzzi’s pair of shoes is bad news for traditional shoe makers because its very intention is to eliminate need of buying new shoes. Shooz, claimed as world’s first hi-tech modular travel shoes, is made of two parts, the sole and the skin. The concept is to allow users zip different skins over the sole. These skins would come in different styles and colors. Read More…

Bike Mine alarm scares bicycle thieves with 150 dB explosion

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Almost a half of active cyclists have their bikes stolen at some point in time. Startling but true! Generally police departments have other sensitive issues to deal with, so once gone, only 2.5 percent of stolen bikes are recovered. Irrespective of lack of infrastructure, bike parking facilities and police commitment, the problem of bike theft is not trivial. Bike hacker Yannick Read based out of London understands this and has therefore developed a deafening alarm in Bike Mine. When thieves attempt to move your bike, Bike Mine detonates a 150 decibel blast sound leaving behind smoke and sparks. Read More…

Inupathy 3D printed dog collar tells you how your dog feels or thinks

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A Japanese manufacturer has put a speaking dog collar “Inupathy” on Indiegogo for crowdfunding. The collar is suggested as the world’s first “mental visualizer” for dogs. The purpose is to allow users read what a dog is trying to say when its barking, looking at something, lying on floor idle, or jumping about to garner owner’s attention. Read More…

Colin Furze is back with a smoking bass guitar

Colin Furze is back with another YouTube video in which he fulfills demand of his fans to build a smoke-emitting brass guitar with built in strobes. Colin has special love for speed and rockets. He has built a jet-powered bike in his garage, world’s fastest mobility scooter, a bicycle with ice-tires, giant fart machine, world’s longest motorbike, and a huge lot of other crazy stuff. Read More…

Google’s Tilt Brush virtual reality app brings 3D digital painting to life

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Virtually reality, which was mostly limited to video games, has now caught attention of painters, designers, architects, and fashion industry. Google launched Tilt Brush app last week, and recently invited a select group of artists at The Google Cultural Institute in Paris to try their hands on this technology. These artists admitted the virtual world is incredibly dynamic and fun. Read More…

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