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Electricity under your feet
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Electricity under your feet

Last September, the first football pitch entirely illuminated by the players' energy was built in a favela, or slum, in Rio! Based on a new technology christened "Pavegen", this revolutionary new lig...
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  • Plastic road
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    Plastic road

    Three years ago, Plastics the Mag ran an article on PlasticRoad, a conceptual road made from plastic waste. Its creator, Volker Wessels, had estimated three years to create the first prototype. He suc...

  • Greenrail railway sleepers: a project on the right track
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    Greenrail railway sleepers: a project on the right track

    Greenway, a recently-founded Milanese (Italy) company, has developed railway sleepers made up of an internal core of reinforced concrete and an outer envelope made from recycled plastic waste and old ...

  • Inflatable bar carriers!
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    Inflatable bar carriers!

    What is the best way to easily transport your snowboard, paddleboard or kayak? Or simply increase your vehicle’s storage space without spending a fortune on a roof box or a trailer?...

  • The first glasses that make travelling fun again!
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    The first glasses that make travelling fun again!

    Who has not fallen prey to motion sickness and its accompanying nausea during a trip? What can be done to fight motion sickness?...

  • A designer anti-fatigue safety shoe: the Jallatte J-Energy
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    A designer anti-fatigue safety shoe: the Jallatte J-Energy

    A highly-technological and stylish shoe has just made its appearance in a rather stuffy world, that of safety shoes. Its specifics: a shock-absorbing sole from the running world which absorbs and rebo...

  • The Scrubba wash bag, a portable mini washing machine
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    The Scrubba wash bag, a portable mini washing machine

    Small, lightweight, flexible and extremely handy, the Scrubba is the world’s smallest wash bag and an essential companion for campers, cyclists, hikers or even students who lack space....

  • LSEV, the first 100% electric 3D-printed car
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    LSEV, the first 100% electric 3D-printed car

    The first mass-produced 3D-printed car is on the verge of entering the market. Christened LSEV, it is the fruit of a partnership between Italian manufacturer XEV and Chinese company Polymaker and shou...

  • Auto-locking laces for running shoes!
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    Auto-locking laces for running shoes!

    Invented and patented by a Colorado-based triathlete, the XTENEX® auto-locking laces can be laced into any sports shoe. How to transform a shoe into a comfortable slipper that stays put? Made of a ...

  • Bbunik, a new pacifier to protect baby teeth!
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    Bbunik, a new pacifier to protect baby teeth!

    Bbunik, a new silicone orthodontic pacifier that protects babies’ teeth and corrects oral malformations, won the Silver Medal at the 2017 Concours Lépine in Paris. A great invention to help avoid spen...

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