June 18th, 2013

The Kammok Glider is the first ever consumer camping shelter to include built-in rain retention technology. An adjustable suspension allows for natural rain gutters; water is channeled along the tent’s curves to the four feet of the canopy. Flexible water bottles at the base of the feet collect the rainwater for immediate drinking or storage.

June 13th, 2012

“Ever gone to the park and found someone else sitting on your favorite bench? Ever wished your bench was turned the other way because you like the other view better? This genius outdoor bench designed by Daniel Pearlman offers a solution to both. Each bench system consists of 4 seats that can easily be tilted in the direction the user prefers, or to simply put a little space between you and strangers. Not to mention, it’s fantastic to look at!”

June 8th, 2012
β€œAt a press conference yesterday Google revealed their Trekker, a backpack-based camera array that the operator straps onto their back like freaking Yoda. It enables Google to capture Street View where there are no streets. Ditching cars for a more...

“At a press conference yesterday Google revealed their Trekker, a backpack-based camera array that the operator straps onto their back like freaking Yoda. It enables Google to capture Street View where there are no streets. Ditching cars for a more Lewis-&-Clark mode of travel, G-Mappers can now open up entirely new vistas while burning a few extra calories.

"Wheels only get you so far,” explained Brian McClendon, Google Maps’ Vice President of Engineering. “There’s a whole wilderness out there that is only accessible by foot. Trekker solves that problem by enabling us to photograph beautiful places such as the Grand Canyon so anyone can explore them.” “

February 20th, 2012

Today, most Americans hand over the responsibility of taking care of food to the refrigerator. We don’t observe our food anymore, and we don’t understand how to treat it. Jihyun Ryou’s ‘Save Food From the Refrigerator’ system focuses on alternate methods of food preservation and aims to minimize energy use in the home.

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