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Vyne - Handfree Viewing For the iPhone

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The flexible elastomer neck and plastic clip secure your phone in place, designed by Clint Spencer & Ryan Eder. Called the Vyne.
"Vyne is a hands-free viewing accessory for the smartphone. It is designed to be worn sitting down in a stationary position for viewing media content for an extended period of time. Constructed of a flexible elastomer neck and plastic clip, Vyne allows users to easily watch movies, slideshows, and video calls in a variety of configurations & locations with maximum comfort and minimum fatigue."
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The Strand Craft 166

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This sleek 166-foot superyacht comes with its own supercar, designed by Gray Design Studio to appeal to auto lovers. The Strand Craft 166 has the retractable flybridge and radar mast that retreat into the skin of the yacht when not in use. It has a hidden jacuzzi bar for entertaining up to eight guests. And the red leather and chrome interior holds five luxury double en-suite staterooms equipped with 52 inch TVs, state of the art sound systems and an iPad control and information center that allows you to activate any function from anywhere on the yacht.

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Banned high-tech Speedo racing suits recycled as hot swimwear

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If you remembered those Speedo LZR Racer that all the top swimmers used at the 2008 Beijing Olympic? Now they've been banned from competition. Speedo has collaborated with designers to find a new way to recreate these expensive suits. One idea from a group of British fashion students, they reuse the fabric to make some pretty hot looking fashion swimwear. No word on whether these will eventually hit the stores.
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Ie-Tag Sticky Notes

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Ie-Tag Sticky Notes designed by Naruse-Inokuma Architects, made from recycled wood recycled wood from homes and buildings that were torn down. It sharped like tiny little houses. The pointed roof design also turns every sticky note into an arrow for pointing out something specific on a page, and as demonstrated above, they just look more aesthetically pleasing when used as bookmarks.

Stickpecker

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"In Japan there is a "my chopsticks" movement because the wooden disposable chopsticks are a waste of resources. But people miss the feeling when they pull them apart. That is ritual is the starting sign of the meal.
"Stickpecker" is a solution for that. The Magnet resembles the feeling of pulling apart wooden chopsticks. Also the wood pecker and wood design reminds you of a peaceful forest that you are protecting at that very moment. You can say good bye to the wooden ones. Acrylic
." ¥3,570
Price: JPY 3,400   |   BUY

Pixel Sleeping Eye Mask

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This Pixel Sleeping Eye Mask is cool, by studiobo.
Price: $10   |   BUY

Phosphorescent Gloves

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Originally created for people communicating by sign language.
Also useful in theater, mime and their ilk.
No batteries required — the gloves absorb light from any source and then glow in the dark for up to two hours.
€7.90.
Price: EUR 8   |   BUY

emoticon rubber stamp

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Emoticon rubber stamp has over 2,000 variations of variations. Designed by Gingami for Gung. Available in caina for about $30.

Openaire - Laptop Case/Workstation

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Called Openaire, it consists of a semi-rigid protective sleeve designed as an ergonomic laptop work surface and a protective shell that also functions as a comfortable seat. Designed by Nick Trincia. A hybrid of a laptop carrying case, work surface, and chair.
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iFan: charge your phone with wind.

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By Dutch designer Tjeerd Veenhoven.
"[It takes] 6 hours to charge my phone, rather long I think — but it works. I can shave off many charging hours by redesigning the fan blades, making it more efficient in catching the wind while sun bathing at the beach, doing walking trips in the mountains or just holding it outside a car window while driving along...."  still in beta.
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Life Calendar: How was your day?

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The 365 days are represented by an emoticon that you have to draw as the day has gone (very good, good, regular, bad, very bad).  Life Calendars designed by Brigada Creativa, on sale here.
Price: €9   |   BUY

Hidden Animal Teacups

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Hidden Animal Teacup designed by Japan's Ange-line tetrault.

Footstickers by Frieke Severs

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Footstickers by Frieke Severs.
There are many advantages of bare feet sporting: better motion control, more feeling in your feet and direct floor contact, etc. In this way you are more grounded and more aware of your feet and movements. Its also a good training for stronger feet. But a disadvantage is the risk of injuries, you can easily twist or slip.
The footsticker improves the activity and keeps the bare foot feeling! The flexible material feels like a second skin. This footsticker gives you more grip, support and protection.
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Kaylene Kau's Prosthetic Arm

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Kaylene Kau, she writes:"
For this project we were pushed by our Professor to push the boundaries of current upper-limb prosthetic design. Through extensive research I found that the prosthetic functioned as an assistant to the dominant functioning hand. The prosthetic needed to be both flexible and adjustable in order to accommodate a variety of different grips."

Faceless Watch by Qian Yiran

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The watch without a face is completely black until you push the only button on the watch which illuminates two colored lights on the frame to display the time in analog. Called the "eye of the storm", designed by Qian Yiran.
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