Rip Cord Tape

Posted on June 28, 2012 Under Design

This is why I think the next silent velcro is coming out of Quirky. The Rip Cord Tape. Rip Cord is a simple improvement upon the classic roll of packaging tape. This tape has a small string running down the…

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Fixie to Freewheel: One Button

Posted on April 26, 2011 Under Design

The University of Pennsylvania School of Engineering and Applied Science, Mechanical Engineering and Applied Mechanics is a mouthful. But you know what isn't? A bike that can switch between a freewheel and a fixed gear at the touch of a…

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iPad Studio Dock

Posted on January 17, 2011 Under Gadgetry

If you ever doubted the power of the iPad or the democratization of media, this is just a sign of what's to come. Alesis is so smart to make this. Via and all over the web now! The StudioDock…

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Jeremiah Palecek x Art Remix

Posted on August 14, 2009 Under Art

Czech Painter Jeremiah Palecek has caught our attention on two previous occasions with his knack for turning familiar images from the Web into physical manifestations with just a few fancy brushstrokes. In keeping with that theme, Palecek's latest project turns…

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Music Tee

Posted on June 10, 2009 Under Fashion

   I recently caught wind of this unique collaboration between Invisible DJ (Santigold, Chester French, Kid Sister, etc) and clothing line LnA called The Music Tee. The front of the shirts have a visual designed by Ian Markell while the…

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OneRiot Twitter Search

Posted on April 2, 2009 Under Life

Twitter is a great way for fostering discussion amongst your friends, telling strangers how your doctor's appointment went, or staying up-to-date on Shaq. But sometimes you just need Twitter's important opinions on one particular topic. Thanks to OneRiot's new Twitter…

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Posted on March 24, 2009 Under Gadgetry

Maybe you got outbid on yesterday's DEVO art bike and you'd like to use your current bike to make your own art. For that you need the Contrail, a tool that attaches to your bike's seat tube and leaves a…

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Bike on a Wire

Posted on March 5, 2009 Under Design

A common element of most bicycles is that familiar diamond frame that gives them structure and support. A new bike design by Romanian Industrial designer Ionut Predescu has thrown that conventional configuration out the window in favor of some nifty…

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99 Dollar Music Videos

Posted on February 20, 2009 Under Music

It's true -- music videos have been getting ridiculous lately. Some time around when Michael Jackson's Black or White budget rivaled that of major motion pictures, and the good old live concert video went out of style, people forgot that…

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Posted on February 19, 2009 Under Life

The name cliKball sounds like a fun new mouse game -- and in a way it is. Coming across like a Twitter for link sharing, the plug-in co-created by Jesse Andrews of fame and three other principles formerly of…

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