Life Tips of the Week #24

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#24-A: Use a comb to hold a nail steady for hammering. #24-B: Store onions in pantyhose to keep them fresh up to 8 months. #24-C: Add a piece of paper towel when storing your salad to remove moisture and keep them fresh longer. Like this post? Follow us for more similar stories: NUboard Whiteboard Notebook […]

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Xfire: On-Demand Laser Bike Lane

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How do you protect yourself from the trials and dangers of night cycling? The Bike Laser Lighting System was designed by Xfire to create a safe distance between vehicles and cyclists. Xfire’s laser lighting system beams two lasers on the ground and creates an on-demand bike lane that follows the rider. This pocket-sized system easily […]

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Engineer’s “Pico Dwelling” Micro Apartment

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In the construction of his incredibly tiny ‘pico-dwelling’, Boeing engineer Steven Sauer combined his pragmatic design along with his keen craftsmanship skills to push the limits of defining his ultra-efficient space. This once-storage unit turned 182 sq. ft. apartment utilizes industrial strength materials like carbon steel and concrete, along with re-imagined, machined commercial parts that […]

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Save Food From The Fridge Project

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With the idea of preserving food longer naturally, Jihyun Ryou gathered traditional knowledge about food and designed modern storage units that keep produce fresh without refrigeration. First, keeping roots in their upright position helps them conserve energy and life. These sand boxes are designed to hold up root vegetables, while providing moisture to them hydrated. […]

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Rain Shield Umbrella

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In a fresh take on umbrellas, Liu Li-Hsiang fashions his Rain Shield Umbrella out of a single curved steel wire and a telescopic rod. With the lack of pointed ends or sharp edges, this umbrella won’t blow inside out like regular umbrellas tend to do on windy days. Its shield-like shape makes it a worthy adversary for windy […]

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Bicycle for Armless Man

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The world admires people like Mike Trimble, who despite being born with no arms, bought a single speed bike, designed an armless steering mechanism, and learned to ride. It took almost two months of welding and testing for Michael Brown to finish the work. The end result is a special bike that gives Mike a […]

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Life Tips of the Week #23

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#23-A: Open a beer bottle with another bottle. (via Howcast @ Youtube) #23-B: Use a post-it note to catch drilling debris. #23-C: Keep produce fresh longer in your fridge with an ethylene gas absorber. Like this post? Follow us for more similar stories: NUboard Whiteboard Notebook Grab Opener Self-Adjustable Glasses Abeego Beeswax Food Sheets Organic […]

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Boskke: Urban Sky Garden

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In hopes of contributing to the growing urban gardening movement, designer Patrick Morris has launched the Boskke Sky Planter, an interesting take on conventional gardening products. The product has two main objectives: one, to encourage a living environment with plants, which increases oxygen and filters air, and two, to provide “evolved gardening gear” with reference to […]

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