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Kitterly Makes Finding Your Next (Or First) Knitting Project Easy

May 14, 2015 by

Oh to be able to knit! The idea of taking a ball of yarn and making it into something beautiful that can be worn, gifted to loved ones, or to help others is a skill that has eluded us… until now. Starting with a shared vision on how crafting should be in the 21st century, Elizabeth Rowen, the founder and owner of Knit Culture Studio, and Mari Bower, ... [Read More]

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13-Year-Old Invents Solar Bag Charger, Is One Of The Youngest Emirati Innovators

May 11, 2015 by

The best inventions are usually the ones that solve big problems. And that’s exactly what 13-year-old Fatima Al Kaabi did after a trip to the desert with her family. It struck her that there was no way and nowhere to charge her mobile phone; a nuisance if you don’t want to lose your Instagram feed, but a catastrophic, potentially life threatening issue if you are trekking in a remote area. ... [Read More]

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It’s Earth Day… Meet Rachel Carson, The Woman Who Inspired Modern Environmentalism In 1962

April 22, 2015 by

Today marks the 45th anniversary of Earth Day, a campaign created in 1970 to "force environmental protection onto the national political agenda." It has since grown to be a movement that is credited as "the largest civic event in the world, celebrated simultaneously around the globe." More than a billion people participate in Earth Day each year, and we want you to ... [Read More]

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Designing Outside The Lines: Dresses Made From Crayons

March 4, 2015 by

Over the years, we’ve seen dresses made out of unique materials including LEGO bricks, balloons, condoms and even milk. So it’s not completely surprising to see fashion designers turning to crayons to find inspiration. These amazing, one-of-a-kind masterpieces are the result of a partnership between Crayola and Bloomingdales. ... [Read More]

Amazing Spider Dress Defends Your Personal Space With Robotic Legs

Amazing Spider Dress Defends Your Personal Space With Robotic Legs

December 29, 2014 by

This video may play like a movie trailer for an upcoming sci-fi thriller, but it’s actually a preview of a piece of super cool, wearable tech from Dutch based fashion-tech designer Anouk Wipprecht. For any woman who has ever felt defenseless after having her personal space invaded (like on a NYC subway), you're going to want one of these. ... [Read More]

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Welcome to the Museum of Selfies

November 7, 2014 by

The Museum of Selfies project was started by Danish art director Olivia Muus when she recently visited the National Gallery of Denmark in Copenhagen. “I took a picture for fun and liked how this simple thing could change their character and give their facial expression a whole new meaning. It's interesting how we get a whole new perception of people, ... [Read More]

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Teen Inventor Creates iCPooch, So You Can Video Chat With Your Pets

October 28, 2014 by

Inspired by her desire to stay connected to her beloved family dog Kayla, 14-year old Brooke Martin first invented iCPooch, as part of an 8th grade class project. Today, the device is taking the tech world by storm, and warming the hearts of pet owner’s everywhere. iCPooch allows owners to interact with their pets via video chat, and dispense ... [Read More]

Meet Dorothy… Just Tap Your Heels Together Three Times And She’ll Make Your Phone Do Cool Stuff

Digital Dorothy… Just Tap Your Heels Together Three Times And She’ll Make Your Phone Do Cool Stuff

October 23, 2014 by

Have you ever been stuck in an awkward situation, praying your phone would ring so you could politely extract yourself? Of course you have. That’s why a team of creative inventors at iStrategyLabs made Dorothy, part physical device (a.k.a. "Ruby") and part mobile App that work together to "make any dumb shoe smart." ... [Read More]