From the creative minds at NewDealDesign and SlingMedia comes the SlingBox 700U. Cast in aluminum the 700U is essential a beautiful heat-sink. No wasted plastic on a external enclosure and making it almost 100% recyclable.
Otyp is trying to get kids thinking creatively, about how to grow the next biofuel, cure a previously incurable disease, or discover new life forms. They designed a "Hello, World!" tutorial for biotechnology for free use in schools.
Dr. Kunio Komiyama, a dentist at the University of Saskatchewan College of Dentistry in Canada, designed a new "solar-powered toothbrush", the Soladey-J3X, that cleanses the mouth without using toothpaste.
Bespoke Glasses from Indivijual Custom Eyewear! Following the service model of a bespoke tailor, a series of precise facial measurements and detailed personal information is used to craft individualized plastic frames.
During the past several years Adriane Colburn has dedicated her life to re-imagining maps. She investigates unseen infrastructures of natural and urban spaces, illuminating the pieces of the world that keep the world moving.
Mutant Cactus from outer spaaaaace! (Ok, not from outer space, but still mutant!) Apparently you can see all sorts of crested cacti at the 25th annual Inter-City Cactus and Succulent Show and Sale this weekend in LA (Aug 14 - 15 2010)