Technology & GadgetsSoundwave Tattoos: Waveform Tattoos That Can be Scanned With A Phone App And HeardSoundwave Tattoos are tattoos of audio in the shape of waveforms that can be scanned with the specially developed Skin Motion app and listened to. A description of the technology and process via the founder of Soundwave Tattoos, Nate... Design Hunters
Technology & GadgetsThe Building Blocks of Electronic MusicThe modularity movement has hit the music industry too, as can be seen with the Roli Blocks. Designed by Roli, the same people who made the Seaboard Rise that won the Good Design Award last year, the Blocks are a series of MIDI controllers that work on similar principles as the Seaboard, giving musicians a level of fluidity that you don’t see in key-based instruments. The touch sensitive backlit LED surface intelligently tracks taps, slides (on both X and Y axes) and even senses pressure, allowing for a musical experience that is truly unchained, and for literally everyone! Design Hunters
Technology & GadgetsBuild Your Own Record Player with SpinboxHave you ever wanted to build a turntable? Spinbox is a DIY Record Player unlike anything else on the market. The box that will ultimately become your Spinbox turntable comes with everything you need to build a functioning cardboard record player in under twenty minutes with a handful of easy steps. Take apart the box. Install all the components. Rebuild the cardboard (same packaging material as Apple products) box. Design Hunters
LifestyleKinky Cleaning and More!The MonoPunk series brings a touch of punk to a few everyday items! This collection of electronics, appliances and accessories has undeniable BDSM edginess. Whether it’s the mask and headphones combo, doggie-wear, or wearable vacuum, each distinct item features all the aggressive trimmings including rivets, hand-stitched black leather, prominent studs and skin-tight harnessing. Show off your rebellious spirit while you clean, jam out, or just walk Fido! Design Hunters
Technology & GadgetsHigh Definition Dental CareHow are you supposed to keep your teeth in tiptop shape if you can’t see ’em?! It’s an unreal expectation… until now! The MTG Dental Camera is specialized to link patients with dentists without the need for inconvenient office visits. Design Hunters
Technology & GadgetsGo aerial, GoPro!Badminton meets photography with the Birdie attachment for the GoPro! This shuttlecock-esque accessory for the GoPro gives you amazing aerial shots without the need for an expensive drone. Unlike the rocket shaped AER attachment for the GoPro that propels it in a trajectory, the Birdie is actually designed to travel vertically upward and then take beautiful aerial shots while descending downwards. The attachment’s shuttlecock inspired shape makes sure the camera lens is always facing downward while it drops from the skies! Design Hunters
FoodieMokase – The smartphone case that makes coffeeWhat if you could make coffee with your smartphone? In line with the most improbable smartphone cases, today here is Mokase, a smartphone case that literally makes coffee. As a miniature espresso machine, this case uses a battery and special capsules to transform its reserve of water into hot coffee. The caffeine addicts will be able to make a 25ml espresso in a few seconds! The Mokase smartphone case is an amazing gadget currently being funded on Kickstarter. Design Hunters
Technology & GadgetsFinally, The Bluetooth-Enabled Banana Phone Of Your DreamsThis is the Indiegogo campaign for the Banana Phone, a Bluetooth enabled banana shaped handset for use with a smartphone. It costs $40 and is probably a great conversation starter. Unfortunately, you'll probably already be on the phone when somebody tries to start that conversation. You know, I actually used to have one of those old rotary-phone looking handsets that I'd carry around with me everywhere I went before I took a good long look at myself in the mirror and asked myself just what the hell I was doing with my life. "And what did you come up with?" I want to build a rocket ship or a time machine. Design Hunters
Technology & GadgetsNASA 4D Printed Space ArmorNASA has been responsible for a large number of technological advancements – including LEDs, memory foam, and freeze drying – and, though their funding has been unfortunately cut, they don’t appear to be slowing much, if at all. Their latest advancement, however, seems more like something out of the distant past. But, don’t let the looks fool you – NASA’s chainmail-like ‘Space Fabric’ is still quite futuristic. Design Hunters
Technology & GadgetsEvapolar Portable Air ConditionerEven if you live in a part of the world where you don’t need central heating and air every single day, there will always be those few weeks out of every summer that are just miserable without it. Instead of getting stranded in your apartment-turned-oven over the next few months, you can escape the heat with the Evapolar Portable Air Conditioner. Design Hunters
Technology & GadgetsTinyScreen Video Game KitLast year, we had a look at the very cool TinyCircuits Tiny Arcade – a desktop gaming cabinet that is literally only a few inches tall. Well, the brand is back with a new, even better do-it-yourself handheld version of their miniaturized console called the TinyScreen. Design Hunters
best ofCarrying around a bike helmet when you’re in between rides is a pain in the ass, but it doesn’t have to be with the Fend Collapsible Bike Helmet. Made with a combination of hard shell ABS, ultra-durable nylon, multi-impact EPP liner and industrial metal fixtures, Fend protects as well as the other bike helmets you’re used to using. The huge difference with Fend is the collapsible, accordion style design that allows it to fold down to one-third of its size when you’re not wearing it on your head. With Fend, you have no excuse to be riding without a helmet.Turkish artist Garip Ay is not your everyday artist - he paints on water! Using Ebru, one of the oldest Turkish arts, he forms colorful patterns by sprinklingSometimes clichés make absolute sense. Following the age-old saying – “Old is gold”, a rare and reportedly the oldest Nikon camera was recently sold for a whopping $406,000. And to come to think of it, this is probably a lot more than you would actually pay for your regular chunk of gold. The legendary sale took place a few days back at Westlicht Photgraphica aution in Austria.
It’s official, the famous IKEA bag is now uncontrollable! After the hilarious response of IKEA to the brand Balenciaga, Internet users are going crazy by unveiling their DIY creations using the famous blue bag from IKEA: thong, cap, shoes, swimsuit, handbag, pollution mask or wallet. You can now rethink your complete wardrobe with the cult IKEA bag! Internet I love you.Here’s the thing with classic cars: if there’s one you’re pining after from years long gone, it’s pretty much guaranteed that you’ll never get one brand new. At the very least, you won’t be the one breaking it in. There are, however, extremely rare occasions where nearly untouched examples emerge and head to auction, like phoenixes rising from the ashes – which is exactly the story behind this 1993 Porsche 911 Carrera RSR.In some cases, pictures tell a thousand words, and this is the case regarding the images you’re about to see from the world of Formula 1. From Ayrton Senna’s arrival into Formula 1, Nigel Mansell’s exhaustion and a pile-up at the 1950 Monaco Grand Prix, here are some the best images of Formula 1 history.This little nifty technique to print near-realistic hair and fur is by far the most ingenious hack for 3D printing I’ve ever seen! The model is designed so that the machine prints strands of hair as support structures for 3D printing. Once you’re done with the print, all you do is use the supports as individual strands of hair! A hot-air gun or a hairdryer is all you need to fix the hairstyle and you’ve got yourself an amazing print with near-real hair!Jakarta-based designer and retoucher Aditya Aryanto posed the question: what would the blocky digital creatures in Minecraft look like if they actually walked the Earth? The result is a totally absurd series of retouched photographs titled Minecraft in Real Life. Aryanto snagged several royalty-free images from Pixabay and Unsplash and Photoshopped them into the familiar cubic beings. You can see more from the series on Behance.